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by navhe
May 19th, 2017, 2:33 pm
Forum: Civil Construction
Topic: Water Softener
Replies: 3
Views: 279

Re: Water Softener

well.
I installed tubular solar water heater.
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I got feedback saying 'it works!' from people already using harmonizer :)
by navhe
May 19th, 2017, 12:48 pm
Forum: Civil Construction
Topic: Water Softener
Replies: 3
Views: 279

Re: Water Softener

Hi Karthik, I dont know what is FPC based SWH systems / ION total softener. Test borewell water for TDS. Usually it will be same as your neighbor if he has done the test. TDS levels are constant in a geographical area. For Eg: in and around Uttarahalli/Gubbalala area, all borewell water TDS levels r...
by navhe
April 5th, 2017, 11:35 am
Forum: Civil Construction
Topic: 30x40 G+Duplex in Uttarahalli - construction status
Replies: 5
Views: 825

Re: 30x40 G+Duplex in Uttarahalli - construction status

Further, RWH 'Percolation pit' completed - 6ft depth ; Used 2.5ft dia rings; bottom and gap btw ring and soil is filled with big jelly, bricks to increase the area of water percolation to ground. Pit is 3ft from the column and it touches the footing on one side. My engineer said it is not an issue. ...
by navhe
April 4th, 2017, 11:14 am
Forum: Civil Construction
Topic: 30x40 G+Duplex in Uttarahalli - construction status
Replies: 5
Views: 825

Re: 30x40 G+Duplex in Uttarahalli - construction status

Hi Swamy, as per my quick calculation, that amount comes around 5.5 to 6 Lakhs. Includes Terracota, Bathroom/Kitchen/Parking/all floors tiling. Avg rates considered: Flooring=65(2x2size)+22 labor+skirting ~Rs100 Parking=Rs40; sump=22 (8x12size); Bathroom wall tiles=Rs 40; floor= Rs 60; terracota=Rs ...
by navhe
April 4th, 2017, 6:35 am
Forum: Civil Construction
Topic: 30x40 G+Duplex in Uttarahalli - construction status
Replies: 5
Views: 825

Re: 30x40 G+Duplex in Uttarahalli - construction status

Work has reached finishing stage. sharing some more update below. Wardrobes: shelf is done with precast cement slab of 20mm. Only doors, drawers are done with plywood. This has saved a lot in terms of cost also looking nice & strong. Bath room: Managed with tankless flush system using 40mm separ...
by navhe
January 19th, 2017, 1:10 pm
Forum: Civil Construction
Topic: DESIGN IN STEPS
Replies: 4
Views: 910

Re: DESIGN IN STEPS

Chain/folded style is more trendy these days. This will cost extra and need expert labor for proper centering. My steps are designed in this style - Both external and internal stairs. This looks good. If you are planning to make use of below staircase area - with wood work, you may go for weist slab...
by navhe
January 19th, 2017, 12:53 pm
Forum: Civil Construction
Topic: Construction Area Calculation For Complete Contract - Need help
Replies: 1
Views: 427

Re: Construction Area Calculation For Complete Contract - Need help

Usually contractors do this. Difficult to argue. just 20sqft increase/floor does not seem to be much of a difference. if he has done satisfactory job till now, you may agree to that measurement and make sure he would not increase it further.!! in my case, it was increased by more than 200sqft and it...
by navhe
January 12th, 2017, 2:10 pm
Forum: Interiors
Topic: modular kitchen - factory made vs carpenter work
Replies: 5
Views: 1783

Re: modular kitchen - factory made vs carpenter work

Thanks MSN for such detailed reply. Its fair analysis. Agree with all points.
For kitchens, i decided to go for factory finish. Wardrobe/Tv cabinet and other wood work i'll decide later - as it requires more customization.
by navhe
January 11th, 2017, 10:01 pm
Forum: Interiors
Topic: modular kitchen - factory made vs carpenter work
Replies: 5
Views: 1783

modular kitchen - factory made vs carpenter work

Dear Friends, Any idea how much difference it will make in terms of quality and cost when we compare ready made (factory finish) kitchen Vs carpenter work at site? If we hire a good carpenter and supply materials, can we get equally good finish ? Can the savings could be more than 20%? I got a quote...
by navhe
December 1st, 2016, 9:55 pm
Forum: Civil Construction
Topic: Review Request: 30X40 West Facing single floor Plan
Replies: 12
Views: 1368

Re: Review Request: 30X40 West Facing single floor Plan

Plan is Looking good.

All the best!

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