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by ardesarchitects
March 7th, 2018, 4:21 pm
Forum: Interiors
Topic: Indiawood exhibition in BIEC
Replies: 2
Views: 423

Re: Indiawood exhibition in BIEC

Hi , what you can expect from india wood since its B2B exhibition than B2C. 1.Machines used in wood industry (interior & exterior woods) 2.Machine compatible hardware ( machine nails, glues, blades, spares etc ) 3.Hand tools for factory and carpenter works 4. Soild wood working machines (saw mil...
by ardesarchitects
March 7th, 2018, 11:41 am
Forum: Civil Construction
Topic: Info on Labour cost.
Replies: 16
Views: 1846

Re: Info on Labour cost.

Hi, Everyone in the forum are talking about per sft labor cost and negotiations . The most importing things to include in any agreement ( there is no formal agreement in labor contract ) is the items included and more importantly excluded items. Excluded items are never given by any mason since they...
by ardesarchitects
February 13th, 2018, 8:49 am
Forum: Civil Construction
Topic: Need help on how to store Doors and windows? Please advise
Replies: 3
Views: 665

Re: Need help on how to store Doors and windows? Please advise

Hi Ramki, If you are planning to store them, just make sure you have applied anti termite on all . Since you won't be accessing them for long time there are chances of termite attack. Regards , Ar.praveen Ardes architects and interior designers ardesarchitects@gmail.com http://www.ardesarchitects.com
by ardesarchitects
February 13th, 2018, 8:32 am
Forum: Civil Construction
Topic: construction estimate review in 30*40 site
Replies: 9
Views: 1364

Re: construction estimate review in 30*40 site

Hi project nature, I think you are finalizing the contract at the face value of the contractor. In my personal opinion it's always better to ask for details to set your expectations clear. Since he is giving full quote why don't you go for finishing material selection first and get to know what all ...
by ardesarchitects
January 29th, 2018, 3:42 pm
Forum: Civil Construction
Topic: Malaysian Sand Info/Feedback
Replies: 4
Views: 949

Re: Malaysian Sand Info/Feedback

Hi, I don't see any necessity to use river sand only, give that you get M sand in various grades ( fine/ course / single wash / double wash ) . The M sand is costing less than 1/4th of the river sand price. Only thing to keep in mind is the mixing of the cement should be strictly in ratio than visua...
by ardesarchitects
January 29th, 2018, 2:56 pm
Forum: Civil Construction
Topic: Suggestion needed on construction of Septic Tank/Sanitary Pit
Replies: 3
Views: 421

Re: Suggestion needed on construction of Septic Tank/Sanitary Pit

Hi Lakshmiji, In areas where there is no under ground drain system is available you need to go for own or colony common soak pit. The sad part is that govt never give any technical support online for the same,till swachh bharat abhiyan started. Now you can find the basic guidelines here, Pg 28 to 33...
by ardesarchitects
January 17th, 2018, 1:38 pm
Forum: Non Real Estate
Topic: Samsung note 8 screen guard
Replies: 0
Views: 3601

Samsung note 8 screen guard

Hi Guys, I know this has nothing to do with real estate or construction, just want to share about a good product that i couldn't find for a long time and few e-commerce websites are selling cheap quality product at very high price. Samsung galaxy note 8 screen guard i found at " gadgetshieldz.c...
by ardesarchitects
January 15th, 2018, 9:41 am
Forum: Interiors
Topic: Vitrified tiles - Comparison
Replies: 3
Views: 872

Re: Vitrified tiles - Comparison

Hi Ganesh, In vitrified tiles industry, since the digital technology is in to the market most of the brand tiles looks same but don't "feel" same. The price variation is because of vitrified base material. If you observe very keen you can make difference in the print quality . Factors that...
by ardesarchitects
December 26th, 2017, 11:34 am
Forum: Civil Construction
Topic: Contractor negligence and he wants to back out now
Replies: 11
Views: 1666

Re: Contractor negligence and he wants to back out now

Hi stars, If you need to exit from contractor i suggest its better you do it now, contractor will be most happiest person to finish the structure( slabs, columns, wall ) and then exit because all the issues (Mistakes in construction) you would be realizing is only during finishes. Finishes like plas...
by ardesarchitects
December 26th, 2017, 11:29 am
Forum: Civil Construction
Topic: Spacing between Vitrified Tiles
Replies: 13
Views: 4435

Re: Spacing between Vitrified Tiles

Hi Viksat, The problem is not with the gap, any tiles that are laid with paper joints will be filled with grout cement that is not stain proof. You can see all the tiles laid with paper joint, joints turn blackish irrespective of color grout you use. Joining materials should be stain proof like your...

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