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3 months3 monthsHeliosphereHeliosphere posted:
Insulating under slab, much benefit in this situation?

Thanks for the Laros link, those diagrams are helpful and those thermal blocks could be part of the solution.
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It would be using the same insulation product between the slabs, would…

3 months3 monthsHeliosphereHeliosphere posted:
Insulating under slab, much benefit in this situation?

Thanks algernon.
Have been doing a bit of visualising in a 3D program today and come up with the below idea for a thermal break between the two slabs. Waiting to…

Insulating under slab, much benefit in this situation?
3 months3 monthsHeliosphereHeliosphere posted:
Insulating under slab, much benefit in this situation?

Hi,
I'm getting fairly close to having my builder start on the slab for a new house. I had the building designer specify 50 mm of under slab polystyrene insulation as…

Insulating under slab, much benefit in this situation?
4 months4 monthsHeliosphereHeliosphere posted:
Ballpark costs for building

I don't think I need anything too detailed, just rough ideas about the labour involved really.
Is framing a basic small house a job that takes a couple of people 1,…

4 months4 monthsHeliosphereHeliosphere posted:
Ballpark costs for building

No not modelled in 3d unfortunately.

4 months4 monthsHeliosphereHeliosphere posted:
Ballpark costs for building

Hi,
I've got the plans finalised for a small house and am hoping to start building in the next couple of months. I've had three quotes from builders for building to…

Ballpark costs for building
4 months4 monthsHeliosphereHeliosphere posted:
Vinyl Plank Flooring Questions Answered

Very helpful thanks Gazza!
I'm glad you mentioned the lack of fibreglass as a factor in shrinkage. I nearly bought some slightly cheaper planks this week until I noticed in the…

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4 months4 monthsHeliosphereHeliosphere posted:
Vinyl Plank Flooring Questions Answered

Hi Gary,
You mentioned the gel set adhesive for the planks. I've been shopping around and some are advising that it's better to go with the hard setting (epoxy?) glue. What…

4 months4 monthsHeliosphereHeliosphere posted:
Depth of edge beams for a house slab

Yep reckon you are right in asking the engineer! Thanks :-D

4 months4 monthsHeliosphereHeliosphere posted:
Depth of edge beams for a house slab

Thanks bashworth. So the "400 mm below natural surface" doesn't really mean anything then?

4 months4 monthsHeliosphereHeliosphere posted:
Depth of edge beams for a house slab

Hi,
I'll be getting a slab put down in the near future for a new house build. I'm considering being an owner builder and had a question about the depth of…

Depth of edge beams for a  house slab
1 year1 yearHeliosphereHeliosphere posted:
Construction loan question

Thanks Magavin, yes hopefully a bank would be more flexible if I'm borrowing less than 80%. I'm planning to meet with a broken next week so shall see what they…

1 year1 yearHeliosphereHeliosphere posted:
Construction loan question

Thanks for the reply Rebecca :-)
With the kitchen, what if it was in the contract as an allowance of say $10,000 for it even though I'm…

1 year1 yearHeliosphereHeliosphere posted:
Construction loan question

Hi,
I'm planning to build a small house on a block of land I own either at the end of the year or early next year. In order to qualify for…

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