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  gpeter - IT ProfessionalUpdated on 1/2/2018  
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Brick or ACC block

Hello Friends,Could anyone provide advice on the use of ACC blocks as against bricks.  Can ACC blocks be used for load bearing walls?  I know they are light and cheaper than bricks and faster to build a wall.Any information is most welcome.Thanks in advance.Gerard.
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Driveway Reconcreting

Hello Friends,My driveway concrete has cracked at some places.  The driveway is used by cars and not trucks.I was told that the steel used was 5mm bars which is not able to support the load of the traffic.Can fresh concrete be laid on top of the original with ticker steel bars? Or I have to remove the old concrete before laying fresh concrete?Please give suggestions.Thanking you,Peter.
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RCC foundation instead of brick foundation

Hi Friends,  I want to build a 2nd garage.  The current garage has a brick foundation 75cm deep below ground level.  It is a step foundation almost as given in GharExpert for(9" thick brick wall load bearing foundation).The garage has a single brick wall (9") with corrugated steel sheet as roof.I do not want to use brick foundation for the 2nd garage. Instead I would like to use RCC beams as found.
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RCC pillar

Hello Experts,Could anyone shed your comments on this fact.  The fact of the matter is that, I have seen constructions where brick walls are first laid with gap for rcc pillars.  When the rcc pillars are erected the concrete covers some part of the brick wall also thus the rcc pillar and brick wall become one.I know this procedure saves shuttering at two sides because of the brick wall and also th.
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Types of Soil

Sir, What are the types of soil in India as regards building works?In our area, they have classified soil type asA  Most sand and rock sites, with little or no ground movement S  Slightly reactive clay sites, with only slight ground  movement M  Moderately reactive clay or silt sites which can experience moderate movementH  Highly reactive clay sites, which can experience high ground movement .
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Hollow Brick Wall thickness for RCC roof

Hello Friends,I am planning to construct a simple cottage in my backyard.  Most of the work will be done by me.  Your advice is most welcome as I am a new bee in this field.  Cottage size:        Length = 13m (3 parallel walls of 13m each).        Width  = 8m (2 side walls 8m each)        All walls are double brick(hollow) (23cm) wide.       The distance between 3 parallel walls is 3.6m       The .
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