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11 h11 hStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
how much does gyprock ceiling cost now?

Hey tangle88 Google is your friend these rates are close here
for both. get into the habit of providing Species , details
What's…

1 d1 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Estimating Connections Wanted

Architects and designers don't share their Model, reality is there is nothing special to share but fake rendered image, seriously
As for Cloud computing, imo it's the thin edge of the…

2 d2 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Reviewing the builder review sites: help or hindrance?

If you are seeking Building advice why on earth would anyone post on a product site or forum
that reviews and sells Slow cookers and smokers? It just doesn't make…

2 d2 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Rawson Home's subdivision process

As soon as the builder realises he maybe loosing money on a development then specific works are jettisoned.
Unfortunately subdivision is an easy one to off load back onto the…

2 d2 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Estimating Connections Wanted

Hey Dantheman82 Welcome to the forum
Probably a good time to consider moving up the Housing supply chain
Because most of the project data is…

3 d3 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Assistance with estimating OB cost items

Hey qerti2021 Welcome to the forum
I don't know where you got those rates from, nor do I know if you are using Standard…

5 d5 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Brick mortar seems sandy - test options?

If you rely only on google searches then you are going to get swamp with advertising paraphilia followed by hours of reading useless generic information, best to ask experts directly…

7 d7 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Brick mortar seems sandy - test options?

This has been discussed many times
Search the forum for
and when others visit their building site while the bricklayer is there, search the Bin for empty lime bags and plastic…

7 d7 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Need advice from Draftmans or Roof designers

Hey @Vineet Babbar
You are probably at the stage where you need professional design input into you design and model, try zoom, MS Teams
Things to consider when selecting professionals (…

8 d8 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Montgomery Homes Lock Up Only

Here's another question to ask
If they take items out of the display price, do they keep the profit mark-up and hand back their cost only?
Though I do agree to…

8 d8 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
what does 7.5m deep yard look like? My brain canot visualise

hey HappyDream
Welcome to the forum
In order to avoid $ticker$hock with siteworks and Engineering costs later on in the process at the Preparation…

10 d10 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Retaining wall assistance required

I suspect it's going to get even more expensive for you when the neighbours parapet wall and fence starts cracking and leaning and the Councils Building Surveyors will force you…

10 d10 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Double Storey Too Hot Upstairs

High performance requires
BTW, experience has nothing to do with energy transfer, its a science and
architect /designers do not use ansys and comsol software.
OT, when the market moves that…

10 d10 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Converting alfresco to living room

Hey abbie2020
Alfresco conversions to indoor/outdoor rooms are hot ticket reno seats at the moment,
make sure you pay attention to data, costs and…

11 d11 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Can someone please explain what on earth is going on here

That's a problem with truss inspections, thanks for the photo
You don't know whether the member at the node connection (junction) is a strut (compression) or a tie (tension)
As a rule…

11 d11 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Can I build above a brick pier garage

Here Air BnB over garage
As for your design? ..(crickets, crickets, crickets) humour
To avoid silence try putting up a floor plan , photos, engineering
The more the info you put up,…

13 d13 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Plans submitted for Loan Approval

Lending Authorities have increase the level of information and data they require for checking.
Only because they see the writing on the wall, ie Overpriced Builds with undervalued fitouts' that arent…

13 d13 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Water leakage in new townhouse

Statistically, a few cartons of mastic goes into every home.
I suppose without a building regulating authority it's
" DO YOUR BEST, MASTIC THE REST .." (Humour)

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13 d13 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Brisbane good roofers

I don't think you realise the state of the economy for example
Colorbond roofers parse
1. Shortage of trades. Tho ive put up many metal roofs and will do so…

13 d13 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Things to note when you review 'Building Specifications'?

Make sure you have all the certified documentation cross checked before they start,
as mistakes will be costly for both you and the builder.
Here are some checks and balances as you…

14 d14 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
HIA contract - 21 days to go to site from Building Permit Is

Sounds like the Builder can't get trades to start at the price he's allocated for your Build
Pity, your Builder isn't a Jack of All trades (Humour)
Unfortunately, you'll be waiting a…

14 d14 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Perth Builder Broker

Thanks, I try to help and give back where I can on this forum.
Unfortunately, PMs and emails don't help others who are also searching for answers.
Start a new Topic put…

14 d14 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Builder outcomes after insolvency or deregistration

LOL, new home salesman.
They couldn't run a building company and now the they decide to earn the big bucks organising your greatest investment for you. In WA you can…

15 d15 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
“Flood prone” and renovations

Unfortunately, you can't have a half compliant house, nor half a house insured for flood..
OT, Unlike planning where loopholes exist with set backs etc, people leave one room standing to…

15 d15 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Perth Builder Broker

Irrespective of who does the design, the builder insists on arranging the engineering , because nether the Architect, designer, brokers, Salesman et al are qualified engineers. Unfortunately, the problem is…

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16 d16 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Things to note when you review 'Building Specifications'?

Of course they do, They also own their drawings, 3D AEC BIM, engineering and data... LOL up front.. where it counts and matters
BTW, there is no negotiating when someone else…

17 d17 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Build over/next sewer and overland flow

The Dial before you dig Water Authority Maps will have all the information on it
Down load the pdf notes that generally accompany the maps it will help with interpreting the…

22 d22 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Porter Davis Astor Grange 54 display home price vs mid price

Hey AshGrange Welcome to the forum
Try as you may you will never get the numbers to stack up in your favour .
Displays are…

22 d22 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Government Incentives for first home buy/build

You still have a couple of months
Start on DA and BA simultaneously
I'm sure a lot will put down slabs in the dying weeks of June
with or without approvals
Cheers
Chris

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