The intensive increase in population leads the way to the birth of multistoryed apartments. In metro cities the trend of multistorey buildings are rapidly increasing, be it residential or commercial complex. This is may be because of the increasing land value or the less availability of land and this resulted in the construction of basements.
It helps in the usage of land in a better way. There are no suggestions to construct a basement but Vaastu recommends to keep few points in mind before constructing a basement otherwise the defects may result in bad effects on health and other problems.
- Basement should be constructed in the North / East or North East direction of the house.
- (Never) Do not build / construct basement in the South or West direction. If the basement is in this direction you can use it as go down or store room.
- As the sunlight / sun rays do not enter the basement it is not considered as auspicious for any holy rituals.
- Do not use basement as restroom this may result in serious health issues.
- If the ¼ part of the basement above the ground level and the sun rays falls on it then it may be used for…….
- If the basement is in the South-West part of the house then it brings in problems during the sell of the house and any business done in such place will result in loss. This may also lead to the accidental death or suicide of the head of the family or the owner of the house.
- South East basement can be used as bar / restaurant.
- The roof of the basement should be at least after higher/above the floor.
- The basement can be in while color follow safely while using blue color.