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Joined 9 June 2016
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4 months4 monthsChops_47Chops_47 posted:
Concrete Raft Slab Melbourne

While I can't offer anything in the way of advise, It's somewhat comforting to know that I'm not alone in obtaining no, or inflated quotes..

4 months4 monthsChops_47Chops_47 posted:
Cost of Suspended Slab - Melbourne

Exactly! Unfortunately I'm in the position where I know too many professionals and not enough trades who would be able to help out in this case..
I assume your guestimate of…

4 months4 monthsChops_47Chops_47 posted:
Cost of Suspended Slab - Melbourne

Thanks for the tip!
I took the easy way out and just called our energy rater :-D

4 months4 monthsChops_47Chops_47 posted:
Cost of Suspended Slab - Melbourne

Just spoke to our energy rater and he's confirmed we would need to run insulation under the slab. Suggested it would most likely be 50mm foam to the entire underside…

4 months4 monthsChops_47Chops_47 posted:
Cost of Suspended Slab - Melbourne

Funny how these things work. A few hours after I posted the comments above I received a call from one of the concreters.
Long story short he's provided an indicative…

4 months4 monthsChops_47Chops_47 posted:
Cost of Suspended Slab - Melbourne

After giving the matter additional consideration we have made the decision to proceed with a suspended slab.
We are currently in the process of finalising the preliminary design to then…

4 months4 monthsChops_47Chops_47 posted:
Cost of Suspended Slab - Melbourne

The main issue we have is head height in the garage therefore we are limited to keeping the beam depth to a maximum of 500mm.
We're also trying to keep…

4 months4 monthsChops_47Chops_47 posted:
Cost of Suspended Slab - Melbourne

Hi Everyone,
Just after some advise on what the going rate is in the Melbourne Metro area for a conventional suspended slab.
After initially completing our structural engineering with a Steel/Posi-truss/StructaFloor solution…

4 months4 monthsChops_47Chops_47 posted:
How much basement will cost

One extra thing to maintain and that could potentially go wrong. A friend of mine had two apartments with stackers in separate complexes and they were nothing but trouble..

1 year1 yearChops_47Chops_47 posted:
Temporary Retaining Walls

If $500 per pile is a fair price then I assume $1,000 per pile is a little too steep? What is a realistic price for sheet piling, both temporary and…

1 year1 yearChops_47Chops_47 posted:
Temporary Retaining Walls

We are still discussing the project with builders so no contracts have been signed as yet. In either case, we only need a builder to oversee the project until lock-up…

1 year1 yearChops_47Chops_47 posted:
Temporary Retaining Walls

Thanks for the welcome and reply :)
Below is some additional information;
Accessibility isn't an issue as we are on a corner site without any vegetation or obstructions…

1 year1 yearChops_47Chops_47 posted:
Temporary Retaining Walls

Hi Everyone,
We plan to start our new build in the coming months and I'm currently in the process of reviewing the engineering and would appreciate some feedback on temporary retaining…

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