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Basement Vastu Tips: Due to place shortage man hunting for various ways for parking, shopping places, house, living, office (office Vastu) areas etc.
In his further search, he finds one good idea and implemented the CELLAR. In some areas, these cellars are called "Basements" or "underground". We are providing Vastu tips for Underground in this chapter to know safe places for underground locations. We are constantly updating this Vaastu tips for cellars page. If you have questions, share them with us, we will explain with answers with images.
1. What is the Meaning of Basement?
Basement means, it's nothing but a cellar, or a floor below the main floor land, (downstairs or underground room). Here basement means another floor under the main ground level floor. Or it is also called a lower ground floor or dunny Be alert when dealing with basements as these have come under land depressions and elevations. Proper care has to be taken.
2. What Are Suitable Basement Placements As per Vastu?
==> When preparing the house Vastu plans, then keep it in mind about this basements and their placements as per Vastu.
==> Wrong placement of basement ruins entire enterprise. One should be careful when planning of such cellars to their properties.
==> Normally, the Northeast corner is the best suitable place for the Cellars.
==> Several experienced Vastu consultants advise not to go cellars towards West, most of the cases, these West cellars may damage residents hardship and peace.
Please note that some principles on basements may not work properly, because of they are situated in cities or towns or villages, this is indeed a huge subject to discuss. Anyway, before going for remediation for any mistake, best to show the property to one expert and obtain an appropriate decision.
==> Is Basement good for business: Coming straight to the point, generally, the east and north facing basements may not give good results. But in the same way, the South and West facing basements are giving good results in getting business. Most of the time, this rule may not be applicable in cities.
If there is no basements in a town, for example, take one town, Anakapalli, then they may not get good results if they run businesses in east facing or north facing basements. If this small town also having several east basement shops or homes, then this principle may be ruled out.
==> Vasthu for basement office: The same above rule is also applicable to basement offices. Anyway, caution is safe to follow.
3. Guidelines for Basement
Normally, the basement for East facing houses is not recommended.
Generally, the basement for West facing homes will become good, if it is planned at East direction only.
Usually, the basement for North Facing Houses are not auspicious. It is required to take expert opinion before finalizing North basements.
Typically, the basement for South facing houses may be supportive, if it is planned at North direction only.
Tentatively the basement for Northeast facing houses may not assistive for the benefit of the users. For some NE shops this basement fit, but it should be decided by expert.
Commonly, the basement for Southeast facing homes may be decided by the consultant, he will guide after observing several homes or shops in neighbor locations.
Customarily, the basement for Southwest facing homes are superb, but the condition is it should be properly planned at NE direction.
Ordinarily the cellar at Northwest Facing Homes may or may not supportive, it has to be decided by the pandits. Please show the property and then only get adequate ideas on the spot.
4. Is Northeast Basement is Good?
Generally, the Northeast basement is auspicious. In this image, the basement located at Northeast quadrant, this is auspicious. Please note that if there is heavy open space at East & North directions then avoid basement. In this image the home is almost occupied the entire boundary premises, it has a small openyard in between the home and the boundary wall, so residents' may plan for the basement.
5. Is Southwest Basement Good?
Generally in Vaasthu tips section we minimized to publishing images, actually, we thought to publish this basement information at Vastu for House link only. Please "WAIT" and observe this image for 2 seconds. The cellar is constructed at the Northeast corner of the house, it's OK, then what is the twist here.
To be frank, most of the Vaastu consultants serving this type of construction plan, now we are discussing this structure, is there any mistake in cellar structure.
Yes, what is the mistake in the cellar construction, please read the above image para once again, then you may easily understand the aberration that happens here.
The cellar came into the Southwest portion of the entire boundary premises. Though it is Northeast cellar, but for the entire boundary premises, it named as Southwest basement, see the blunder with a minor fault of the decision.
Generally Vastu expert never makes such mistakes. Simple logic but could not estimate.
==> Not recommended to construct the cellar in the Southwest corner.
==> Not advisable to construct any cellar type constructions at the Southwest corner in our boundary wall zone.
==> In the above image the cellar came to Part Number '4' , that comes to the Southwest corner of the House.
==> Please observe the above image for 10 seconds, number ' 1' belongs to Ishan (Northeast) Block, ' 2 ' belongs to Agneya (Southeast) Block, number ' 3 ' belongs to Vayavya (Northwest) Block and finally number ' 4 ' belongs to Nairuthi (Southwest) Block, hope now you understand the exact meaning of the above picture. Now the cellar came into Nairuthi Block.
Already we discussed that we should not construct any cellar type constructions at Nairuthi Block. Dhanyavaad for understanding the above logic thing. You are intelligent.
6. Can We Plan for the North Direction Basement?
In this image the basement occupies the North direction Its good placement of cellar in the property, may help to get satisfying business or getting new opportunities in business, money flow, cash rotation may also observe, we should not forget one thing here, i.e., road, where is the road and what is the measurement of that road is also considered properly.
If there is a huge North road, the benefits of this system may be minimized or it may not work as expected. For each and everything, we should think logically. If there is a South road, then this method is suitable. It suits West road properties also. East road properties also not to plan this construction.
7. Important Guidelines for North Basement
1. There are some limits for the basement for North homes. Part of the basement is safe to have, particularly towards the Northeast.
2. The basement for the entire home may not be suitable in all cases. Hence, partial basement is recommended.
3. Please note that this basement should not touch the South wall If so, residents may not expect auspicious results. Only few homes are giving good results other homes may have trouble with a full house basement.
8. Can We Have Full House Basement for North Homes?
This kind of full house basement may not support all the time. Hence we request you plan for the partial basement. Due to this complete basement, the West property inhabitants will be benefited., not the actual owners of this property. If any property owner looking to arrange a complete basement best idea is to have a word with one expert. He will guide further.
9. Basement In The East Direction
Herewith we are providing some tips, how to manage the basement for east homes, please note that without obtain expert Vastu specialist opinion, don't plan for the construction of basements for east homes. Here this basement located at East direction, this East depression generally generates an easy flow of good money and name to residents. As already we discussed above this kind of cellars may not be planned when there is a bigger east (also refer East Vastu link) road.
10. Is it Good to Have West Direction Basement For East Homes?
In this image, the cellar located at West direction, if the west direction is having slope, down, depression in the name of Basements, then the entire system may fail. This is not good procedure to have basement only at West., generally, residents may face ill-health issues, financial crisis, collapse the enterprise, enemies hand rising, etc. If any expert Vastu pandit visits this property before consideration, he will explain how to choose a good property.
When looking for basement shop Vastu, it is clear that several times, the basement for shops towards West may be extending support to the entrepreneurs. Please note that the basement for the shop should be only in the East direction including Northeast. The good shop vastu always support the investors. If a property is constructed as per Vastu then residents may experience expecting money, a bright future, peace, and finally being able to save their investment.
11. Is South Direction Basement is Good Or Bad?
Basements may be different in India and other parts of the world. In this image the Basement located at South direction, this is not good procedure. Normally, inhabitants may suffer with severe ill-health problems, entire financial failures in doing business, normally ladies may get mental disturbances, financial collapses, disturbances in the life, high risks, etc.
12. Can We Plan for Southwest Basement?
The Southwest basement is not good. It may harm with several problems. In some western countries, the basement may be mandatory, in such cases, we must carefully observe the directions of the property and where the commonplace is provided. In this image the basement is located in the Southwest direction, usually, the Southwest basement harms the residents, sometimes severe health issues may raise, insecure feelings, heavy losses, tragedies, unhappiness, unlucky, psychological imbalances, etc., may be possible.
==> Please note that sometimes the cellars giving good results, and sometimes curse with very bad results, to avoid all these consequences best to engage one Vastu shastra expert, he will guide you. Don't see the Vastu consultant fee, the life is important, not the fee.
13. Vastu For Basement Stairs
If the basement is in the right position, then residents have to fix the staircase exact placement as per Vastu to the basement. Don't keep the staircase in the wrong places. For example, if the basement is in the Northeast of the entire home, the staircase should not build exactly at the Northeast of the basement.
A staircase can be fixed at either Northwest or Southeast in the basement. Please note that, due to a shortage of spaces, some may arrange a staircase in the Southwest of the basement, if the basement is exactly at the Northeast of the home, then it won't hurt the residents.
14. Toilet In Basement As Per Vastu
If the basement is in the correct position, then residents plan a toilet at either Northwest or Southeast of the basement. Don't plan the toilet at Northeast or Southwest in the basement.
15. Vastu For Basement Ramp
Just like a staircase to the basement, the ramp is also fixed at either Northwest or at Southeast. If the ramp is placed Southwest of the basement, it is not problematic, for exact Northeast basements.
16. Is Basement Good For House?
For Southwest, South, and West homes, the Northeast basement increases many opportunities.
In some areas, the basement for North homes and East homes does not bless with good quality results. This point should be applied in some areas and some homes only. It won't apply to all homes.
Normally, Northeast basement for west facing homes blesses the residents with good luck.
Generally, the Northeast basement for South facing homes increases the money flow.
17. How Many Types of Basements Are Popular, and What Are They
Mainly there are three types of basements. 1. Walkin basement. 2. Walkout Basement 3. General Basement. Though there may be several other basements in usage, these three are very common. In "general basements", there are again some sub-sections like the unfinished basement, finished basements, or partially finished basements.
18. Can We Have Walkout Basement for North Facing Homes?
Generally, the walkout basement for North facing house is not giving refined quality results and further this kind of homes are not recommended to buy. For North homes the walkout basement, backyard door faces towards the South direction, this may not be healthy as per Vastu. In our observation, people lost money, health and peace. If many of the neighboring homes have same such quality features, then the negative strength will be distributed to all homes and the negativity will be diluted, weaken its evil power and may less trouble. If in case of compulsory to buy a North facing walkout basement home, then without expert advice don't buy.
19. Is Walkout Basement Suitable for Northeast Facing Homes?
Walkout basements for Northeast homes are not advisable. In our observation, we found several residents suffer with financial drain, heavy stress, mental imbalance, unhappiness in the home, regularly going to temples, searching for astrologers, looking for seers blessings, may get little strength at nights, may get fear while in the morning, particularly on Mondays, friends may keep distance with this inhabitants, psychological disturbances, sleepless nights, over time working, sometimes with to leave the home, lack of confidence, fear may dominant, may take several times coffee and tea, always afflicted with sorrow, taking appointment with doctors & joining into the hospitals, suffering with health problems, anxiety, restlessness, etc may be possible, if there is compulsory to buy such kind of homes, then best to have a word with one expert before buying it. Kindly understand one point here, if the neighborhood homes those are Northeast facing homes also have such walkout basement, then the negativity will be spread to all and its strength will diminish and results may not be screwed anxious.
20. Walkout Basement for East Facing House is Good Or Bad?
Usually, the walkout basement for East facing homes may not render expected auspicious results. This may trouble the residents with failures, losses in business, contractors may not successful in this kind of homes, professionals may suffer with heavy stress, mental worries, health disorders, non-cooperation from different sections, enemies will become powerful, here enemy means, real enemy, health, money, body strength, mental strength, etc. Life may not be easy go, always things may trouble one after another. Please note that the neighboring homes that are East facing homes also have such walkout basement, then the negativity will be spread to all and its strength will weaken and results may not be hyper worried.
21. For Which Direction Homes the Walkout Basement is Suitable?
Normally, the walkout basements are suitable for West facing, South facing, and Southwest facing homes.
22. For Which Direction Homes the Walkout Basement is NOT Suitable?
Usually, the walkout basements are not suitable for the Northeast, North, and East homes.
23. Is Subbasement is Acceptable as Per Vastu
These subbasements Vastu principles are almost the same to same as basement Vastu principles. Subbasement is nothing but a floor that is below the basement. In general, the sub-basement does not have windows or an outside door. The sub-basements may be in some countries like some homes in Canada or fit for some homes in USA etc.
Every resident put down their hard-earned money on the home, with a very small mistake of non-Vastu compliance home, all of their savings washed away. Be careful with these walkout basements.
Likewise, the inhabitants should take care on the walk in the basement too. Points to be noted while dealing with walk-in basement. In which direction is this walk-in basement located, how it is proceeding to inside in which direction, what is above of this walk-in basement. All these points are important when buying the home.
Daylight basement can also be planned at homes, they should be properly planned and arranged as per Vastu. Where windows are coming, in which direction, etc, be alert. Please get proper guidance from experts in Vastu.
Generally, there are 3 types of basements. They are poured concrete, masonry or block walls, and precast panels.
24. What is an Unexcavated Area in The Basement?
"Unexcavated area’ the actual meaning is an area outlast undug and no way to access. The entire basement ends along this area where it is shown. The remaining all area in the basement is excavated and available to use for regular purposes. But this unexcavated area should be inaccessible and it is just like a solid construction that is suitable for the car parking on top of this unexcavated place.
25. The Unexcavated Area Located in the Southeast
In this image the unexcavated area located at Southeast corner. The Northeast corner is accessible for the basement users, this SE won't accessible. If you are looking to take rent of this basement having SE unexcavated area, it is acceptable.
26. Unexcavated Area Located In The Northeast
Here this image showing an unexcavated area constructed in the Northeast corner. With this unexcavated area in the basement the Northeast corner is inaccessible for the basement users, and SE is accessible. This may not help the basement users, if you are planning to take rent of this NE unexcavated portion in the basement, then best to choose other home, than this.
27. Unexcavated Area in the Southwest Is Good
The unexcated area at Southwest is acceptable, no worries on this construction.
28. Having Unexcavated Area at the Northwest is Good?
When the unexcavated area came at Northwest, then the Southwest has an available place to use. So the Northwest Unexcavated area is not wrong.
29. Unexcavated Area in the East
Generally the skewed plots or homes have such East direction unexcavated areas, generally, this is not giving auspicious results if the basement is heavily used by the residents. If they are not using the basement heavily, then no need to worry about this East Unexcavated construction.
30. North Direction Unexcavated Area is Bad?
If the home is inclined then this North direction unexcavated area will be possible, this is also not bad.
31. Where Should We Arrange Electricity Switch Boards in the Basement?
Switch boards are important and it is not fire. Some thought that this is fire and they should be only located in the Southeast. This is not fire. It is only accommodating instruments to switch on the light and fans, etc. Residents can arrange them at their convenient places.
32. Basement Finishings And Their Culture
1. Unfinished Basement: These are very common in the USA and Canada. Generally, this unfinished basement design is particularly found in spaces where there are larger than the traditional cellars. Most probably this unfinished basement is used for keeping the washer or dryer sets, freezer/refrigerator, storing the various unused material boxes which are normally not in daily routine usage in the main home. In some homes, these unfinished basements were used for home workshops because of less noise and to a lesser degree of a nuisance.
2. Finished Basement: This finished basement can be used just like a home, it is a costly venture and some more burden for the residents to make it finished. The builder charged more money on the finished basement. Some residents transmitting these finished basements to rent. With that rental income, they will pay home monthly loan installments. These finished basements are very common in the USA, Canada, Switzerland, England, Ireland, etc.
3. Partially Finished Basement: This feature is rare. Some homes in the USA have these partially finished basements.
4. Fully Finished Basement – Retrofit: This type of retrofit basement can be found in England particularly in London. In most cases, these retrofit basements have finished basements, not to say exactly, many were being even unfinished too. We never come across any retrofit basements in the USA.
33. Few Questions on Basement Vastu
Dear Suresh Ji, if the northeast corner side opens with a full basement and pillars for a house is it good? - Arjun - Warangal - Telangana.
>>> If the basement, which is located at Northeast having open and having pillars is not giving any bad results. But one should be very careful before planning this method in their homes. A small mistake may ruin their happy future.
Dear Sir, I've read about Basement construction on your site which I found very useful. Please publish your website in Hindi language and Tamil Language sir - Narayanan - Coimbatore- Tamilnadu - India.
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