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22 h22 hStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Recommendations - renos on turn of century homes

Yep come in spinner
Here is a simple bath assembly that I now have to move to the centre line
because the idiots were in too much of a hurry to finish…

2 d2 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Who Makes This Gutter Profile?

Hi Sethor
Sheet metal pressing companies usually break press the gutters and flashing
Try
BTW you can download their app HTH

2 d2 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Signed contracts expecting a raft slab, now I'm being told i

Better still list the solutions, alternative, costs and proofs for Uncompacted/Uncontrolled fill

3 d3 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Affordable living complaint

Hi Anthonyrudd
Unfortunately, Some salesman prey on first home buyers.. Maywil they don't have the luxury of having their own plans and getting other builders to competitively quote It's
Pay deposit…

4 d4 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Building Townhouses Melbourne bayside

Hi newbie
Welcome to the forum
You will need an Architect & Engineer
Here's info on % Fees & Savings you might find useful that I've just put up
But I've included most professional…

4 d4 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
recommend an architect/designer in Adelaide

Hi Cooperplace
You will need an Architect & Engineer
Here's info on % Fees & Savings you might find useful that I've just put up
But I've included most professional fees /costs HTH

4 d4 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Concrete Reinforcement

True, But it mostly boils down to price 100mm Concrete driveway materials cost
Concrete $15m2 + SL62 mesh costs $7m2 = $22/m2 material+ labour + Plant + Profits
$45-$50 m2 is…

4 d4 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Concrete Reinforcement

Hi Kitty1
To reinforce or not to reinforce is a conundrum in corrosive environments
These days engineers use BIM & Multiphysics simulations to design infrastructure projects
Here is an interesting stair example…

4 d4 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
interior designer cost ?

Hi Alysha29
Generally consultants have an upfront fee , hourly rate or a % of the contract cost ( %Commission) , some architects do all 3 (Ouch)
Here in WA all hidden…

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5 d5 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Site Costs

Hi Kidlat
You might want to follow this post here

5 d5 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Assistance with Building, Renovation & DIY projects

Lol Enough with simulations...
Apps can also be used to solve your tiling problems or queries
here's an example I posted elsewhere but interesting never the less

Cheers

5 d5 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Tile company charging for different tile lay pattern

Interesting topic
Even if you are DIYing or getting quotes from a tile contractor
It's important to have a fair idea of what's involved regarding Rates,Material, Labour and Plant,etc,etc
in order to work…

6 d6 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Assistance with Building, Renovation & DIY projects

...No..BTW They mine heavy metals from beach sand here in perth
You can collect the heavy metals on filters and sell it on the commodities exchange.. just kidding

6 d6 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Updates to working drawing during the build

Hi Pawelpabich
Yes they should be noted/hand drawn as cloud revisions
and submitted, make sure you keep a copy

6 d6 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Examples of 8.5m high houses

Also check with your states "residential building codes", height & terms are illustrated

6 d6 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Improving Credit Score for joint loan application

The age of Big Data automation is here If you think you will get a better deal through a broker then you are mistaken, as they also analyse risk (OT…

6 d6 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Assistance with Building, Renovation & DIY projects

Thanks for the feedback...Building Information Modelling->Simulations->Apps has been a 30+ year progression for engineers
The same model/data is used for analysing costs, Design & Data Optimisation & Multiphysics simulations.
You will notice…

7 d7 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Examples of 8.5m high houses

Hi FH
Try google search->images
2.5 storey house + attic or loft
or try

BTW if you want more info you need to share more info
goodluck

7 d7 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Assistance with Building, Renovation & DIY projects

LOL... being a lazy writer has nothing to do with it. :wink:
But, Acronyms are independent of language, have no synonyms & are recognised world wide,…

8 d8 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
SOIL TEST FOR 2017

Hi Beevee
You are better off starting here
https://www.nata.com.au/nata/orgs-and-f ... pplication
will you also be checking airborne contaminant spread?

8 d8 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Assistance with Building, Renovation & DIY projects

Please post here, Leave a PM or email
appsb4ubuild(at)gmail(dot)com

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10 d10 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Builders for sloping block NSW

Hi Nixmal
We specialise in difficult block/builds but we are in perth
the best advice I can give you is to:
1. Get the survey,geotech and preliminary designs done yourself, that way you…

12 d12 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Building 2 storey house with JG KING steel ATLAS 2

Hey Doc
Sorry it didn't work out the way you thought it would
Remember to include data, facts, calculations ,etc in your journal report... the internet is a wonderful tool if used…

12 d12 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Pressure from builder to sign contracts

The choices are simple
Sign the contract and deal with post-cost variations
or
Withdraw and lose your fees for the preparation of documentation ( 3-5% of the build price)
sadly, this wasn't explained…

12 d12 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
re: taking delivery of a new home - defects rectification

Hi Jaya
So what did they submit to the council's engineering dept regarding stormwater compliance?

12 d12 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Owner Builders-Sydney

Hi Jacky10
Start with proper preliminary drawings, engineering, data,cost and quants
Then firm up the above
I like the artists analogy include information/Data
Frame-> sketch->broad brush strokes-> fill in finer details-> and keep within…

12 d12 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Insurance and 5 year maintenance question

Hi Bugsie
There's your first problem insurance companies & Courts don't take notice of crack inspection reports unless they are done by Structural engineers I suggest you check with your…

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