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2 d2 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Help Needed With Brighton Homes

That's the standard modus operandi
The more you hand over($) the quicker they service you
Next they ask for $10K for engineering etc...
They still gouge though, LOL face to face they…

2 d2 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Help Needed With Brighton Homes

LOL pay up...money talks
The frustrating thing is, you've handed over a deposit and they are counting on you going nowhere else soon
Goodluck

2 d2 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
cost of plans

AEC Drafting along with technology have certainly changed in the last 10 years
The 3 stages now include more Building Information Modelling 3D BIM, automation, Data, Queries, Engineered Bots,etc
Interesting, Bunnings pricing…

4 d4 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Is this normal construction for ribbed metal roof?

psdillon Thanks for the update
and what did the builder say about the truss alteration?
That cut/join should have truss gang nail plate connections?
More photos…

4 d4 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Load bearing wall removal

Put simply the council do not have the expertise and resources to inspect all build sites with non compliant structures/alterations
and require external Building Surveyors to fill the gap, in turn…

4 d4 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Owner Builder Mentor

Hey eastmaitlandnewbies welcome back, after 10 years things have certainly changed
Spreadsheets are now dynamically linked to Building Information Via a 3D BIM Model…

7 d7 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Is this normal construction for ribbed metal roof?

Hi psdillon
You will need to get better photos/images and supporting evidence also include
1.Copy of the plans and structural details ie check that…

8 d8 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Split Contract House and Land Package

Hi @WillowBay20
They only become fixed once the build commences, beforehand it's
Your choice is pay out the builder on variations ie site works, engineering, or terminate the contract
Also discussed Here…

9 d9 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
P Class soil and fixed site cost

You won't know that unless you check the engineering Data and Quantities
and it's always best to check it before you hand over a deposit... tell the builder to sharpen his…

9 d9 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
New roof tiles acceptable install?

Handymanny
Welcome to the forum
Do you have photos of the roof frame?
Looks like they upgraded to tiles but they didn't upgrade the roof…

10 d10 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
P Class soil and fixed site cost

What do I say the Salesman/estimator made a mistake and under tendered Site costs
It happens all the time, unfortunately you will have to pay up.
OT, Costs aren't fixed until they…

10 d10 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Roof support, want to remove some walls

It affects people that go on and inadvertently purchase that non-compliant structure/building.
The days of qualified carpenters reading span tables are numbered...LOL, Finding carpenters (onsite) that can read is becoming more…

10 d10 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Granny flat Blacktown council (private open space) ?

I am having the same problem with a small development
and can't be bothered fighting it at the WA state administrative tribunal ()
I don't have the time and money to waste..…

10 d10 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Roof support, want to remove some walls

LOL, OVER-REGULATED..surely you jest
The problem is that the design/build data and proofs is not forth coming
impo That's a problem for everyone building..... more important for the battlers & punters who…

11 d11 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Damp proofing membrane under concrete slab

Hi dave69
Do you not have a copy of
the certified Engineering footing details
I suggest when you talk to the Builder you ask…

12 d12 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Mortar test cost?

Hi oz3429
Unfortunately, "I didn't know..." Isn't an excuse... caveat emptor
House owners shouldn't expect much support for the courts, government legislation & Consumer…

13 d13 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
WA - Ben Trager - Hammond Park

Hi dingo55
Welcome to the forum
Here this may assist
Cheers
Chris

13 d13 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
North Kellyville DCP - voids calculation in site coverage

boneym
Welcome to the forum
Try (googling) your NSWs residential planning codes
LOL. 5% surely you are kidding.....Councils allow for slight variations with justifications (1m2)
You…

15 d15 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Recommendation for 3D Modelling Software - Home Renovation

The export is via 2D pdf or images/photos
The only problem with exporting/importing to different software programs is that the final Architectural, Engineering, Construction (AEC) model will be fragmented and pretty…

15 d15 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Recommendation for 3D Modelling Software - Home Renovation

Hi adbell welcome to the forum
No there isn't an ideal BIM tool for sketchers
that connects to real data
Even free sketchup requires addons
OT, for…

16 d16 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Considering New Build with Trendsetter Homes

BIM has already progressed to the next level ie dynamic shared data on engineering projects
OT Subconsciously engineers trust other engineers
I tell my building clients not to share all the/their data…

16 d16 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Considering New Build with Trendsetter Homes

In hindsight it would have been better to pay the reverse 1% +4% for working drawings
Working drawings and engineering are much more important on site than coloured (elevations) renderings/images without…

17 d17 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Considering New Build with Trendsetter Homes

Seriously you need to have those amounts checked ( more importantly you should have the means of checking them with apps) and I wouldn't be taking advice from a salesman/draftsman…

17 d17 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Looking for advice on a foundation issue

I am sure there are retired engineers locally not affiliated to builders that may help out?
LOL special grout my back side, IMO, that SS should have his license revoked…

17 d17 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Considering New Build with Trendsetter Homes

They are provisional sums or at best estimates?
There is no need for PSs if you have the engineering to start with
and builders will reprice everything from scratch once engineering and…

18 d18 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Considering New Build with Trendsetter Homes

OT, Interesting they cleaned up the car industry years ago
after the movie "Suckers" was released

18 d18 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Considering New Build with Trendsetter Homes

I do recommend 3 builders quotes
Having the material quants, data and costs will assist in the decision making process
LOL, IMO they will never have similar prices ( different O/Hs, Buying…

18 d18 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Considering New Build with Trendsetter Homes

Hi markfromperth
Welcome to the forum
Great time to build in perth... BTW, you can't always trust the reviews without data and proofs
IMO, Sweet…

18 d18 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
New Build - Design & Consultation Stage (Perth)

Designers & Engineers are also desperate for work, make sure you get the data, build quantities included in the 2%
They come in very handy, when checking big ticket items, PS's,…

18 d18 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
New Build - Design & Consultation Stage (Perth)

Hi RogerRoger33
Welcome to the forum
It's a great time to be building in Perth
Low Build Rates, quick build times, Suppliers ready to do deals,etc,etc
Shop…

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