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18 h18 hStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Concrete table. Help

Hi AngeT Welcome to the forum
Concrete polishing and a lot of elbow grease
Try a sample under the table first

19 h19 hStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
10amp or 15amp?

yhfg27 a electrician will need to check the cable,circuit & Fuse
if you have an appliance with a 15amp or 20amp socket

20 h20 hStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Building plan review service

If all you are offering is an image rendering service..then you have missed the boat,as clients no longer trust Media Artists.
They trust Engineers with Data, Optimisation, proofs and compliance checks…

2 d2 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Please help - MJH or M??

hunter_home you can ask for extended warranties and engineering solutions that preclude the above.
As an engineer that does structural repairs..I just don't see them…

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2 d2 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Info Required Pls- Private building inspector (NSW)

Circuit I recommend you get someone local and preferably an engineer to inspect the structural concrete stages
From My experience some Builders & Contractors are…

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2 d2 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Building plan review service

peterchambers actually there is a huge market to tap into
I started a google community AEC BIM APPS & SIMULATIONS,
only because I couldnt get…

2 d2 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Please help - MJH or M??

Hunter_home
I forgot to ask
1. Is it a truss roof or Pitched Coupled roof (Timber rafters)?
2. Are you in a coast zone subject…

3 d3 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Porter Davis penalty fees for H&L package

Kathyvo Welcome to the forum
Unfortunately the builder is entitled to charge for any price increases outside of his control.
It's pretty much standard throughout the…

3 d3 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Driveway Cost

colin1 Make sure the quotes includes mesh upgrade, edge thickening, re-entrant bars (FYI Approx $500 in materials)

3 d3 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Driveway Cost

colin1 Is it a builders or trade quote, do you have specifications,etc,etc. more info required
$160/m2 seems a bit high but it also depends on…

3 d3 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Ground Water Drainage

Othello
Thanks for the photos, did you get a structural report before you purchased the house?
There appears to be signs of considerable past soil…

3 d3 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Please help - MJH or M??

hunter_home Make up a spreadsheet and compare
include House area, walls lengths, tiling' floor covering areas,fittings,
Builders make it difficult to compare one house with…

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3 d3 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
House and Land Package suggestions for Melbourne

Friction Sorry, I am not familiar with metricon..but I would say they are no different to other builders
.I would recommend approaching at least 3…

4 d4 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
House and Land Package suggestions for Melbourne

friction I think you'll find builders don't rank high on the In fact they don't rank?
Coupled with the knowledge of knowing you are…

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4 d4 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Ground Water Drainage

Othello I suggest You get copies of the site Plans & Engineering from your local Council for starters
Please post back with photos…

5 d5 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Does builder has the responsibility to provide me tradesman?

Yhfg27 I see 2 issues, you told the builder you were going to fix it
and now someone has to pay a tradie $500 to…

5 d5 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
New build - ceiling looks puffy and warped. What is it?

thisolehouse66
Round indentations are pop marks the lines are the joints and I Can see the moisture & water damage
Unfortunately you have highlighted a…

5 d5 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Working Drawings Complete about to go to Engineering

lokster Providing you own the plans it's a good idea to leave your name on them for copyright disputes should they arise
Also, If the…

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6 d6 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Unhappy... should we start again and find another builder or

When things start going wrong from the beginning beit pre contract or post contract...let it be a warning sign
.. you got what you bargained for.

7 d7 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Where to after Fair Trading?

MrsJM
CIVIL COURTS
You can research (tradies) them as much as you want?
What matters is what happens on the day they turn up
to do the…

8 d8 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Concrete slab non conforming

That's the problem Recommendations don't always extend to the next job....

8 d8 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Difference between M and H slab

You won't get the difference in Co$t from the NCC
The variables that affect cost are Slab size/area, Soil type, bearing capacity,
Site/placement, etc,etc The material cost difference is negligible That…

9 d9 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Concrete slabs are a scam of the century

The rules are the same throughout Australia. Building Inspectors/Surveyors aren't Qualified/Certified to design structural concrete
for that you require an engineer. It also makes sense to have the engineer inspect…

9 d9 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Concrete slab non conforming

chalky Looking at the photos, sorry but I'd say the slab will need to be pulled up...
you also should make a complaint to…

9 d9 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Admin fee for variation?

Mlestari
Was the $1500 admin fee explained to you by the salesperson initially?..You should contact the Dept of commerce or Fair trading…

9 d9 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Admin fee for variation?

Why would you sign a building contract that far in advance?
The price is bound to go up before the land is released and you will have to pay the increases
Wasn't…

10 d10 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
FFL 200mm low

A cynical person might also see that as an opportunity to make a lot extra post contract signing (see 2 above in my post) ?
you will need to weigh up…

10 d10 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
FFL 200mm low

John3294
You have hit on the reason why some don't tell you when they start..they don't want anyone inspecting the work.
You have to insist…

10 d10 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
FFL 200mm low

John3294 Look for the three dots in the previous post
Always check the FFLs before they commence site works why
1. It changes the costs of…

11 d11 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
FFL 200mm low

john3294 welcome to the forum
The main issue is what effect will the lowering have on your build.and the surroundings
Please post photos as it is…

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