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6 months6 monthsAndre2018Andre2018 posted:
using recycled reds in walls - with attic in roof

Thanks for your input Chris.

6 months6 monthsAndre2018Andre2018 posted:
nailing metal connectors by hand, does this comply to code

Thanks Chippy,
Good to know that hand nailing is the way to go.
I'm content to have the elbow pain, its my own build.

6 months6 monthsAndre2018Andre2018 posted:
nailing metal connectors by hand, does this comply to code

I just bought a bostich framing nail gun, it is a display model and was missing the additional quick change metal connector nailing tip.
I have a couple of rooms to…

6 months6 monthsAndre2018Andre2018 posted:
Underpinning an internal wall, DIY solutions

Thanks for the input. The wall is not defective, but I am considering an attic which will put more demand on the footings. So I am wondering what options…

6 months6 monthsAndre2018Andre2018 posted:
Underpinning an internal wall, DIY solutions

Is there any process do-able by an owner builder (DIY) that can be used to underpin an internal wall. My neighbour recently underpinned his external walls, by digging out…

6 months6 monthsAndre2018Andre2018 posted:
using recycled reds in walls - with attic in roof

Thanks Chris,
I follow what you are saying. The final design would need a masonry specification.
I am thinking my question now is, what assumptions are made about the recylcled red bricks…

7 months7 monthsAndre2018Andre2018 posted:
using recycled reds in walls - with attic in roof

I want to use recycled reds for a rustic appearance on internal walls, (maxi bricks on externtal) however I plan for an attic room, so the internal recycled red…

2 years2 yearsAndre2018Andre2018 posted:
How to minimise building certification & engineering fees

Hi Chris,
re: your comment.
"On a 45 deg pitched roof you also might want to consider a bay dormer window
Cheers
Chris"
Can you post or link to an example bay dormer window.
Some sites…

2 years2 yearsAndre2018Andre2018 posted:
How to choose/assess a potential building inspector/surveyor

I have since come to the conclusion that, sketchup pro includes enough for BIM (my limited requirements), with the included LayOut.
If I were to use sketchup make (free) then I…

2 years2 yearsAndre2018Andre2018 posted:
How to choose/assess a potential building inspector/surveyor

I don't have any background in design or architecture.
I am using an old academic version of Revit which I am using more for evaluation as the design/beyond the floor plan…

2 years2 yearsAndre2018Andre2018 posted:
How to choose/assess a potential building inspector/surveyor

Thanks for the info,
I take your point on the entirety of the loft spec.
Re: 3D BIM, as you might recall from another of my posts that you answered, I'm doing…

2 years2 yearsAndre2018Andre2018 posted:
How to choose/assess a potential building inspector/surveyor

I am in WA and need to hire a building surveyor, can anyone offer advice on what to ask, how to assess potential candidates.
I also need to hire an…

2 years2 yearsAndre2018Andre2018 posted:
changing platform floor to cut in floor

I have a very old (1897) Jarrah framed house in WA and I want to do some remedial work on the isolated brick piers which necessitates me removing the…

2 years2 yearsAndre2018Andre2018 posted:
How to minimise building certification & engineering fees

I much appreciate your reply.
I've confused you here. I want to build a liveable area in the Attic/Loft with a staircase ( I'm confused over Brit and US usage) so…

2 years2 yearsAndre2018Andre2018 posted:
How to minimise building certification & engineering fees

As an OB I am designing an extension on an old 1900s Jarah framed house. (now brick veneer)
I will replace the colonial hipped roof with a gabled roof and add…

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