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11 m11 mStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
OB-Party wall system certificate

You are the builder so you will need to provide the required "Fit for Purpose" Details and Compliance Certification
I suggest you contact the engineer that did your engineering drawings. hth

51 m51 mStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Hebel Or Bricks

rameshbhai Welcome to the forum
Try Googling & Check out Material Mechanical properties,etc
For project specific Data and Proofs use Building Information Modelling (BIM)…

1 h1 hStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Hebel Or Bricks

Scaffolding Costs are less than $500/wk
and the reason the council wants to know the building materials is they don't want it to or

2 h2 hStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Hebel Or Bricks

You should be doing the preliminary Design,Engineering and costings before you go to council
You will be slugged with price increases, additional costs, delays,etc, with any changes thereafter? hth

3 h3 hStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Hebel Or Bricks

You would do better Focusing on the Design/Engineering Data and Flattening out the supply chain
and reduce costs there... BTW, you aren't even at the hebel vs brick cost stage...
Also ask…

4 h4 hStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Dispute with builder over brickwork - advice wanted from tho

BTW You have gone past the maintenance warranty period Usually 3-12 months, that doesn't appear to be a structural warranty defect
You have 2 choices
1. Building Commission ..who I would say…

2 d2 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Dispute with builder over brickwork - advice wanted from tho

AandM I had a quick look at your previous build posts..... 3 Years Ago?
If you posted those photos and sort advice…

3 d3 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Shed to granny flat conversion

Hi lee54
I think you have nailed the sketch but you'll need to work out rough quants and cost estimates
Read this BTW…

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5 d5 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
AEC BIM Prefab One stop Building Optimisation

Building raises $1 Billion in float, set to disrupt Residential and Commercial sectors with affordable housing

5 d5 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Storm water

I wouldn't bother they have their hands full dealing with apartment non compliance ie Flammable cladding and structural cracking, you'll be last in line. Goodluck in suing the Certifier

5 d5 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
What will happen to the brickworks if it rained heavily on t

InvincibleInDN
Do you have close up photos of the mortar?
Did the bricklayer use an aerating agent along with the lime?

6 d6 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Cost of Shell?

Rayan1910
You will need to establish an overall design,budget, work out the materials, quants and apply realistic rates for the trade components.
Don't be…

7 d7 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Ladder for 2 storey home

Ok, I'll Bite
I have about 10 ladders (Last Count)
But this one is a ripper

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7 d7 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Slab heave on house we built in 2010. What next?

Thanks for the reply
I've covered all these points in previous posts when answering the same questions, briefly
1. Words can only take you so far, photos and facts fill in the…

9 d9 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Recessed ceiling cost

Thanks for the update
Since you haven't signed-> go hard on negotiating
as it's a great time to build, low rates, re tender, quick builds..LOL HAMMER TIME

10 d10 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Slab heave on house we built in 2010. What next?

Engineering is 80% Common sense and 20% Calculations/Simulations/Proofs
I'd like to think most people have common sense ( I often question this onsite during inspections), but many struggle with the the…

10 d10 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Slab heave on house we built in 2010. What next?

Had a quick look at your previous build posts, in a nut shell
1. It staggers me why most people building don't put up Construction Photos, but rather colour Images of…

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11 d11 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
WA - Ben Trager - Hammond Park

my2c, Check the details,take photos onsite and ask questions, reach out to trusted qualified experts, etc,etc
It will be years until the class1 residential fire part is reviewed, clients, trades,…

11 d11 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
WA - Ben Trager - Hammond Park

Thanks for the Installation and Technical Data I'm sure others considering building will research thoroughly what's provided
I find it perplexing that builder's don't put up information &/or provide the bare…

12 d12 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
WA - Ben Trager - Hammond Park

Here
Fire
Smoke
Check with a fire engineer and I would refer you to the Eurocodes which are more advanced
Than Australian Standards ATM. hth

12 d12 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
WA - Ben Trager - Hammond Park

The only way to stop people speculating when they see a photo/image like that is for Builder to put up the material data that is used up on their website
Do…

12 d12 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
WA - Ben Trager - Hammond Park

The banned list is for Class 2 buildings up ( Multi Density Units & High rise) no doubt it will extend to Class 1 Residential Construction,
Also check with your home…

12 d12 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Quantity surveyor

You should be able to get Data and net material quants from the 3D BIM Model
I noticed roof timber suppliers are charging $1/m2 (Plan floor area) for take offs/ material…

12 d12 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Wincrest are threatening to sue for defamation

There are calls for a building royal commission weekly
The way battlers and punters are being ripped off and then gagged makes me feel sick to the core

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18 d18 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Increased site costs

Increased site costs is a major concern and here's why
1. Some builders go in cheap on the initial price only to gouge back increased pricing on variations
2.Site works & Engineering…

18 d18 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Itemised Build Invoice

Builders don't give price specific breakdowns because Clients
1.Queries Prices
2.Compare & Shop prices around
3.Post them on the internet
4.Builders substitute cheaper materials and construction during the build
5.Builders keep profit margins when crediting…

20 d20 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
SIP PANEL BUILDING

Hi Kev 1
Thanks
Sounds like you are out Guildford Way?
Resale is the Killer Tho not when they weigh up alternative and potential issues
Heads up...Steer…

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21 d21 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Recessed ceiling cost

When you remove an item (even trades) the builder usually hangs on to his profit which is not credited back to you
Generally they are happy to remove/change items, they credit…

22 d22 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Use of Structural Insulated Panels

Agreed, But the smoke stench of La Crosse & Neo200 will linger for a decade
Good luck in convincing the Battlers, Punters,Insurance Underwriters, Lawyers & new Engineer Regulating Authority

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