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Geological Survey

The next step for me is to dig a Borewell, while the concept and design of the house is underway. Before digging, I was advised to consult a geologist and get advise on idea spots to dig the Borewell in our site. Below is a video log of the whole process.

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Getting To Know The Neighbours

One consistent advise for anybody constructing a house is to get to know the neighbours. I dropped by to a house in the neighbourhood, introduced myself and got to know a little bit about them as well. In process I got some good advise about how deep to dig in our land for bore well […]

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Land Survey

Mr. Vinayak, our architect, requested that we get a land survey done. This would enable him to get an accurate picture of the land elevation at various spots, which will help him create the design of our house. So, today I set out to get a land survey done. 24 hours after the land survey […]

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Clearing The Bushes

I took our architect, Mr. Vinayak, to show our site. He told us that if we were clear about constructing within the next few months, it would help if we cleared bushes and got a land survey done. I figured that if we are doing that much, we might as well do a Bhoomi Puja […]

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House Construction – Getting Started

We bought a 40×60 site about 4 years ago in Banashankari 6th Stage, Bengaluru. It’s an east facing site – looking straight at the Turahalli forest. This year, we want to build our home there and move into it – hopefully next year. We have been taking informal, but well informed, help from one of […]