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by kraghum
December 20th, 2019, 3:18 pm
Forum: Civil Construction
Topic: Design on Septic Tank suggestions
Replies: 2
Views: 2133

Re: Design on Septic Tank suggestions

@ardesarchitect
i used twin soakpit as you suggested, costed around 18k including rings labour etc in total
by kraghum
November 8th, 2019, 2:15 pm
Forum: Civil Construction
Topic: Design on Septic Tank suggestions
Replies: 2
Views: 2133

Design on Septic Tank suggestions

I am looking for suggetsion on septic Tank for my farm house Current plan is to use the grey water directly to plants (Bath and Kicthen), have a pipe connected and outlet opening to coconut tree open to farm land 20-30feet away from home. For Flush/Toilet system use a septic Tan (as per mestry, dig ...
by kraghum
November 2nd, 2019, 8:45 pm
Forum: Civil Construction
Topic: My experience with Interlocking Bricks (Mud Blocks)
Replies: 4
Views: 1621

Re: My experience with Interlocking Bricks (Mud Blocks)

almost completed 1. Pointing is done, the local guys spoiled the bricks while building parapet (they laid 2inch of concrete on parapet and left for home, it rained immediately and all cement dripped on brick wall and spoiling whole wall with cement stains) so pointing is basically you close the smal...
by kraghum
November 2nd, 2019, 8:37 pm
Forum: Civil Construction
Topic: My experience with Interlocking Bricks (Mud Blocks)
Replies: 4
Views: 1621

Re: My experience with Interlocking Bricks (Mud Blocks)

Foundation and you can see few course of bricks, only critical is 1. first course of bricks need to be perfect 2. for corner you need to cut the protrusion portion of bricks, this where it needed a training and i bought my old mason for few hours to train the local guys 3. how to place bricks so tha...
by kraghum
November 2nd, 2019, 8:31 pm
Forum: Civil Construction
Topic: My experience with Interlocking Bricks (Mud Blocks)
Replies: 4
Views: 1621

My experience with Interlocking Bricks (Mud Blocks)

My first tryst with this bricks came when i saw a ad in facebook [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tuSn974LKuo], Please refer to that video for most of your questionsc so wehn time came up to construct a small farmhouse near nelamangala thought to experiment with this, our own house in Bengaluru-Hebb...
by kraghum
August 7th, 2019, 8:38 pm
Forum: Civil Construction
Topic: budget flooring choice
Replies: 7
Views: 1808

Re: budget flooring choice

Thanks Praveen, Red oxide i heard there is shortage of experts also very time consuming, would love if you can refer someone,? will definitely check on red tiles
by kraghum
August 7th, 2019, 3:29 pm
Forum: Civil Construction
Topic: budget flooring choice
Replies: 7
Views: 1808

Re: budget flooring choice

@visualizer
the reason being wnated it to be use more natual materials rather vitirified, since walls or not going to be plastered (exposed brick walls), also wanted this to be a lowcost flooring
by kraghum
August 7th, 2019, 9:17 am
Forum: Civil Construction
Topic: budget flooring choice
Replies: 7
Views: 1808

budget flooring choice

we are building a farmhouse using interlicking mudblocks, looking for budget flooring of local material 1. Vitrified is ruled out 2. Considered KOTA,- need references on some one who used and cost of stone 3. betham cherla/tandur also considered but, but most of relatives have same so looking for so...
by kraghum
September 18th, 2015, 11:49 am
Forum: Civil Construction
Topic: Skylight Area Covering
Replies: 12
Views: 4020

Re: Skylight Area Covering

we have skylight similar to this 15X5 we ahve used grill and 12mm toughened glass, we walk many time on that glass to crossover to other side. one issue we have is/design flaw is. the overhang glass should be extended bit more. and please include a some kind of thickened edge (may be a small strip o...

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