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Property Plus Chennai
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Chennai residents sound off on master plan
How frugal are appliances?
BEE rates energy efficiency of electrical appliances. Check if the appliances you buy have its label, writes BIJU GOVIND
Garden houses with a distinct touch
Chennai can boast of evolving a grand colonial residence in the form of the ‘garden house’ that came about through the synthesis of the bungalow type with that of a European villa, writes MADHAVI DESAI
Licence for lifts
As per the Lift Act, all lifts including those erected before 1977 need to obtain licence before they are put into operation, writes C.H.GOPINATHA RAO
Bring sunshine to your workplace
Designers are slowly realising the need for buildings to have adequate natural daylight, writes T. NANDAKUMAR
Corrosion – a factor to reckon with
High concentration of salt and moisture result in accelerated corrosion of reinforcing steel
Concrete should not be finished smooth or done up with a trowel as it will encourage the laitance to come to the surface.
No dry cement should be sprinkled to absorb the moisture.
All cold joints should be avoided. ...
Terracotta on your wall
Functional aspects apart, terracotta serves aesthetic purposes too. Take wall cladding for instance, says RANJANI GOVIND
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