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5 h5 hStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
house extension

Mchalkie welcome to the forum
Based on the information you have provided
Extending 30m x 15m =450m2 at $800m2 to $1200m2 = $360K to $540K
To…

20 h20 hStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Sewer Junction Location Question

Hi Bobjane
The cheapest option
would be 4 above ....redesign

1 d1 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Sewer Junction Location Question

That could have been picked up at the initial design stage
either by your designer, builder or yourself
Unfortunately people make mistakes and owners pay
BTW,The information is freely available on the net…

1 d1 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
TV Presenter,Turned Architect & Investor faces huge losses

That would be hidden by non disclosure agreements
But I would imagine the Bond brokers Would have been paid huge commissions
Here
Far from Happiness, Architecture and Beauty (HAB)
Come in spinner...

2 d2 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
TV Presenter,Turned Architect & Investor faces huge losses

LOL, You can't say the punters weren't warned....

2 d2 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Slab just poured

Stephec1
At a glance I would have the slab inspected by an Engineer. my2c
1. Placing concrete in rain before the set can effect…

2 d2 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
hiring an engineer - doing struct. fixes on existing house

Just remember what's Free "may not have value"
on the opposite side of the coin what's expensive
"may be a rip off" you judge.
IMO, Hence the need to evaluate data…

2 d2 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
How to shore up ground while replacing a retaining wall

Check with your council retaining walls need certification
You will need Engineering drawings and details the get 3 quotes
BTW, Try putting up photos with more information
The better the post the…

2 d2 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Pulling out of HIA

LOL. The Kelly gang lives,
Why should you have to pay the sales commission ( a bit too Rich)... what sale?
That is one for the ACCC
Seriously I can't see how it's…

3 d3 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Private inspections and progress payments

In Perth we don't have the regulatory stalemate legal frame work you have in the east Coast.
Inspectors aren't Certified nor Qualified for alternate Solutions and builders do not respect and…

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3 d3 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
hiring an engineer - doing struct. fixes on existing house

As you have pointed out correctly, all Bim software has strengths and weaknesses, if you are not a data base/family person try vectorworks as you can do almost anything straight…

4 d4 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
brick veneer vs solid brick construction

Ah.. a difference in terminology
the std brick has a mass of 100kg/m2
a thin biscuit has a mass 20kg/m2?
Correct,The tile is supported by the frame work

4 d4 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Owner Building - Central Coast

Build-wise, I like what you are doing and good to see a Tradies Blog
IMO, Much better than a Builders Blog
If you keep homeone updated
I'll check in on your progress and…

Owner Building - Central Coast
4 d4 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
brick veneer vs solid brick construction

The brick work has to support it own loads, which are considerable
and portion of the wind loads.
It may not support the roof loads those are generally carried by the wall…

4 d4 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Need some advice about building proposal

No you can do a site survey with house on the block
Also research the different Green & Strata Titles,etc
Best to consult a land surveyor

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4 d4 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Need some advice about building proposal

The smart money is to "test the water" and try to market the block beforehand
using preliminary costs and a design...forecast your Sales- costs = profit
The feed back will help with…

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4 d4 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Owner Building - Central Coast

Hi dyl92
Welcome to the forum, nice build
I had a quick look at your blog, which is better than most
Here are my observations…

5 d5 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Building Inspector Assistance via "Variation in Contract"?

Great your at the early stages, develop a good working relationship with the builder/trades.
Basically you hold the whip hand up until contract signing, after that the builder takes control,
The Quantity…

5 d5 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Building Inspector Assistance via "Variation in Contract"?

The lawyer will rely on the Building Surveyor or engineers data and proofs not Building Inspectors opinions.
Try to focus on the structural nature of the issue, The builder has their…

5 d5 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
brick veneer vs solid brick construction

There is sufficient data online eg real estate sites, etc that have sold and resold ( 2nd time) Display Homes
Interesting, when they sell fist time, there is little difference, The…

5 d5 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Building Inspector Assistance via "Variation in Contract"?

Hi domwild
There is no Building inspection legislation in WA (LOL, Wild West)
I would argue that is a good thing when one considers…

5 d5 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
hiring an engineer - doing struct. fixes on existing house

Hi spv
IMO, For a one off project it's not worth renting, buying and most are difficult to learn.
Find someone who can do…

6 d6 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Separate garage build Sydney

The days of excess are long gone ( brickies rates have halved)
LOL, maybe they are dinning out on previous overpriced projects?
I suggest you wait for work to dry up and…

6 d6 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Separate garage build Sydney

Hi sco77k
That price is way too High
new houses are running at <$1k/m2
and they have a kitchen, bathrooms and a garage
electrical, plumbing,etc Here
Garage…

6 d6 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Need some advice about building proposal

So they will get half of your block and you fund part of their development
from your build cost...?
Seriously, How can that be a great deal for you
OT, Those days in…

6 d6 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
hiring an engineer - doing struct. fixes on existing house

Welcome to the forum
Opinions are just that... someones experience, good, bad or otherwise and who's to say it's your situation?
You need data, costs and proofs for various methods,details,etc, make sure…

7 d7 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Developer's retaining wall and New home adices

There should be Certified Engineering Drawings for the retaining walls
I suggest you get a copy from the developer or Council
The retaining wall is incomplete

7 d7 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
How to know fall in land and how much would it cost extra ?

The new Estate developers should have surveyed Plans with contours, Soil Reports. There are regulations for developing land also check with the local Council?

7 d7 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
The Bl*me Game

Harts
I checked your previous posts, Unfortunately, you may be outside of the structural warranty period (6 years)?
Firstly, Plumbers aren't Structural Engineers and…

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7 d7 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
How to know fall in land and how much would it cost extra ?

Hi ConfusedBuyer
Welcome to the forum
I suggest you find someone with a laser level and you check the levels properly
A surveyor will cost…

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