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6 months6 monthsStructural.ReviewStructural.Review posted:
Insulation between rafters - old tile roof

As mentioned by aussieta, unfortunately you can't use it unless a structural engineer inspect and certify it.

7 months7 monthsStructural.ReviewStructural.Review posted:
House slab on H2 in 4 days

I understand and agree that they can be inter-replaceable, this is also similar to modifying a waffle slab if the engineer is competent enough.
Generally by increasing the height you will…

7 months7 monthsStructural.ReviewStructural.Review posted:
House slab on H2 in 4 days

You can use monolithic slabs which needs significant more concrete and it is different then to waffle and Cupolex? this is beneficial when we are dealing with extreme movements, with…

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7 months7 monthsStructural.ReviewStructural.Review posted:
House slab on H2 in 4 days

Thanks for reply Alex,
Replacing top soil and rolling it back is allowed upto 300mm maximum or it has to be controlled which none of the builder will do, I…

7 months7 monthsStructural.ReviewStructural.Review posted:
Trees on the boundary of the land

If you keep the trees, your engineer needs to stiffen the slab for tree effect or use piers( my suggestion)
Removing trees will cause significant moisture changes, over the time this…

7 months7 monthsStructural.ReviewStructural.Review posted:
House slab on H2 in 4 days

Hi Alex,
- How is the 20%-30% calculated and what is advanced slab heave resistance?
- Waffle or stiffened raft slab would not need piers on H2 site classification, unless you…

7 months7 monthsStructural.ReviewStructural.Review posted:
Trees on the boundary of the land

You might need bored piers/steel piles, this can be removed or reduce depending on the distance between the tree/s and slab, root barriers are not an effective solution.
Do not remove…

7 months7 monthsStructural.ReviewStructural.Review posted:
Bryan & Petersen Build in Ballarat (VIC)

Bracing design as part of Engineering, it can be plywoood or metal straps depending on required capacity.

8 months8 monthsStructural.ReviewStructural.Review posted:
Slab Fail Frame Doesn't Align

In Victoria any rectification to slab need to have certified rectification detail/document from your Engineer, generally they need to provide a detail how it needs to be filled/cut locally, I…

8 months8 monthsStructural.ReviewStructural.Review posted:
Settling a dispute with engineer

Maybe you need to read again carefully all Engineers notes, most of the Engineering plans are nominated not to scale or have an exclusion note that all measurements need to…

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8 months8 monthsStructural.ReviewStructural.Review posted:
Setting steel house posts in deep concrete footings

- Excavate to 1700mm
- Pour 200mm concrete
- Use 20mm non shrink grout
- Bolt down base plate and post to your structural engineers spec
- Pour the rest of the footing…

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