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by ardesarchitects
September 6th, 2018, 11:08 am
Forum: Civil Construction
Topic: Anti-termite treatment solution.
Replies: 7
Views: 1616

Re: Anti-termite treatment solution.

Hi, Anti termite treatment should be done in 2-3 phases during construction . 1. You should spray all the wall and floor of the footing pits before casting footings. Termites attack wood from ground all the time. 2. You apply by spray or pour in pockets while filling back the soil up to plinth heigh...
by ardesarchitects
August 29th, 2018, 3:33 pm
Forum: Civil Construction
Topic: Need help with house construction in adjacent plot.
Replies: 7
Views: 1585

Re: Need help with house construction in adjacent plot.

Hi,vShenbag This is a routine problem in all the construction, the people who violated the rules expect others to follow. We generally don't understand the law properly. If a person has done mistake and his mistake is seen in day light standing strong and tall, we can also file a complaint on him. I...
by ardesarchitects
August 29th, 2018, 12:18 pm
Forum: Civil Construction
Topic: Issue with paint/polish on Everest fiber/cement planks (exterior)
Replies: 2
Views: 162

Re: Issue with paint/polish on Everest fiber/cement planks (exterior)

HI sabarishm The pealing of paint or polish is to do with various factors . 1. Surface is not prepared well before applying polish or paint 2. Direct exposure to sun and heat In case you are polishing it it should be treated with PU spray coat and the life will be max 5-6 years only. In case PU coat...
by ardesarchitects
August 10th, 2018, 6:31 pm
Forum: Civil Construction
Topic: UPVC door Handles Spare Parts
Replies: 1
Views: 351

Re: UPVC door Handles Spare Parts

Hi Rithick Getting spares for upvc windows and doors is little difficult because most suppliers are direct OEM supplier . You can try in brands like ebco ( retail ) ,Roto, mccoy8m, schlegel ( oem suppliers ). You can get the repair work done from the same agency who ever installed it, if they are no...
by ardesarchitects
August 9th, 2018, 5:04 pm
Forum: Civil Construction
Topic: Kota stone laying
Replies: 2
Views: 370

Re: Kota stone laying

Hi Rizu Kota stone laying in which area and what pattern will decide the laying pricing . It can be laid by any granite or tile layer in general . In which area of the bangalore are you looking for layer ? Kota stone laying is generally in the range of 25-30 per sft considering the stone is already ...
by ardesarchitects
August 9th, 2018, 4:59 pm
Forum: Civil Construction
Topic: Slag sand rates compared to M-sand
Replies: 4
Views: 582

Re: Slag sand rates compared to M-sand

Hi, Slag sand is better alternate compared to M sand. In M sand also you get plastering M sand that are tiny, smoother granule and double washed to make sure its free from quarry dust. Regards, Ar.Praveen.N Ardes Architects and Interior Designers http://www.ardesarchitects.com ardesarchitects@gmail....
by ardesarchitects
August 9th, 2018, 4:55 pm
Forum: Civil Construction
Topic: Are these reasonable rate for fabrication?
Replies: 1
Views: 372

Re: Are these reasonable rate for fabrication?

Hi MG, To comment on pricing of any fabrication work we cannot do it by "simple design". Fabrication cost is measurable based on weight per sft and the design complication. I suggest you understand the details of the security grill like 10mm/12mm/8mm/6mm circular/square rods @ 4"/6&qu...
by ardesarchitects
July 28th, 2018, 6:15 pm
Forum: Civil Construction
Topic: BIG THROUGH CRACKS IN A 3 YEAR OLD BUILDING! NEED FEEDBACK!
Replies: 10
Views: 1002

Re: BIG THROUGH CRACKS IN A 3 YEAR OLD BUILDING! NEED FEEDBACK!

Hi, Elhani These cracks are settlement cracks as per the pics, you haven't mentioned which floor there cracks are seen. 1. In case the cracks are in ground floor its mostly because of week wall foundations ( not pillars) done , most people ignore partition wall foundations. 2. In case the cracks are...
by ardesarchitects
July 18th, 2018, 12:24 am
Forum: Civil Construction
Topic: Vitrified Tiles requirement
Replies: 2
Views: 498

Re: Vitrified Tiles requirement

Hi , If you are not looking at design but just the quality you can go with commercial range brand like Naveen, somany, johnson, kajaria . Regards, Ar.Praveen.N Ardes Architects and Interior Designers http://www.ardesarchitects.com ardesarchitects@gmail.com https://www.facebook.com/ardesarchitectsblr...
by ardesarchitects
July 18th, 2018, 12:08 am
Forum: Civil Construction
Topic: UPVC WINDOWS FROM LG
Replies: 2
Views: 443

Re: UPVC WINDOWS FROM LG

Hi, Any prime brands like LG, Rehau, wintec will start at min 600-700/- per sft for a large size sliding windows in white profile with mosquito net. Most brands have single version and single quality range unlike fenesta. Fenesta premium series villawindows starts at 1200/- per sft, the only issue w...

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