How much harder is it to remodel a basement than a floor at ground level?
I want to remodel basement to have walk-in closets,guest bedrooms,full bathrooms,and windows.How much harder is this to do than remodeling a floor at ground level? ...
Asked in French to English
What is the French phrase 'le rez-de-chaussée' in English?
rez-de-chaussée = first floor You have to know that in France when then say '1er étage' (= first floor litteraly) they mean 2nd floor because they call the first floor 'rez-de-chaussée' (litteraly level with the ground) So their third floor is actually the fourth floor ... ...
Asked in Flooring
What is stilt floor?
Stilts of Stilt floor - Stilts or stilt floor means ground level portion of a building consisting of structural column supporting the super structure done without any enclosures and not more than 2.5 mts. in the height from the ground level for the purpose of parking vehicles, scooters, cycles, etc. ...
Asked in Eiffel Tower
How long is it to get to the top of the Eiffel tower using the elevator?
The time to get to the first floor, and from there to the second, is about two minutes using any of the two main elevators (they make the trip from ground level to 2nd floor and back in 8 minutes). At 2nd floor level, you may have to wait a few minutes, as the capacity of the third floor is limited (400 people max), and the last elevator smaller. ...
Asked in Energy
A ball held above the floor has what type of energy?
Any object above ground level has gravitational potential energy. Actually, ground level is commonly chosen as the reference level, but any other level may be chosen as well. The choice is arbitrary. ...
Asked in Paris, France, Eiffel Tower
How do you get to the top floor of the Eiffel Tower?
There are large elevators to go up the first two floors of the Eiffel tower, but you have to climb the third floor using the stairs. Or you could go up from the stairs starting from ground level, but there are 1665 steps to climb. ...
Asked in Condominiums
What is the difference between villa and a condominium?
a villa is ground level. it comes from spanish/mexican for dwelling. a condominium can be on ground level, but is always in a high rise building ...
Asked in English to Spanish, Spanish to English
How do you say El piso in English?
It means 'floor', in the sense of a level in the building, e.g. vive en el primer piso = he lives on the first floor. It can also mean flat, apartment, thus: Mi piso es en el primer piso = my flat is on the first floor. 'Floor' in the sense of 'ground' is 'el suelo', e.g. En el suelo de mi piso hay una alfombra = On the floor of my flat there's a carpet ...