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3 d3 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
One place for all quotes

I had one quote from a leading online Service Supplier/Provider for Timber/Carpentry &
It was 40% higher than the cheapest quote i received via email, who indecently wasn't associated with…

5 d5 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Building on Slope -right to left 1.25m- land - suggestions n

ratna
I wouldn't proceed too far beyond the architects Sketch
Without preliminary engineering Data and Construction costs

6 d6 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Builder Dispute

Hi Cellco Welcome to the Forum
You will require an expert mechanical vibration Engineer
Where are you and what information do you have already?

6 d6 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Hairline Cracks and Sound from walls

100%, You could have aided the engineers report, had a solution and fix to the problem if you had collected the correct Photos and Data in the first instance. Engineering…

7 d7 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Stormwater Charged System Required?

Thanks, 100.51-99.7 =..81m, should be OK
What are they charging for the up grade?

7 d7 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Stormwater Charged System Required?

Jcal
What is the level at the discharge point?
Usually, a sealed pressure drain system is required when the house FFL is below the…

8 d8 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Hairline Cracks and Sound from walls

Dataone111 you are welcome , also reach out to mauromario and others, post back & goodluck

9 d9 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Bray Park (G.J Gardner) - Week 7 - Rough-in of services

Did they fix up the other issues in the photos?
I suggest you take a lot more photos and compare them to the engineering documentation

9 d9 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Patio slab same as house?

Anonymousmoose
IMO it's not hard to prioritise importance
Structural Integrity Takes priority, Your build is unreinforced masonry veneer
Slab Insulation is of little comfort…

9 d9 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Pipework through brick veneer cavity - breach of code

Hi jazzaddict
Thanks for the photos , it does look like they taped up the penetrations in the Weather Barrier
Also I…

9 d9 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Hairline Cracks and Sound from walls

Dataone111
Thanks for the the info
Do you have the Engineering & Construction documentation?
Specifically, Wind loading classification and engineering onsite frame fixing requirements?
Was…

10 d10 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Pipework through brick veneer cavity - breach of code

The issue is bridging/breaching the cavity wall
A Photo would help?

10 d10 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Hairline Cracks and Sound from walls

Hi dataone111 Welcome to the forum
You might also want to read this

11 d11 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Quality of cornice repair

Thanks for the photos
Those standards don't form part of the contract
Get copies of your construction and more importantly engineering Drawings, Details attached Notes
as they form part of your contract
Look specifically…

11 d11 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Surveyors role

Yep, That's what I'm seeing from your photos poor concrete mix & placement , Inadequate Reinforcement cover, etc.
The following trades also see that & It's not a simple fix, best…

11 d11 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Dincel Type or Besser Block Walls..footings not wide enough?

Cold joints , expansion joints, control joints, Waterproof joints, articulation joints, thermal joints... any joints must be properly designed , engineered and constructed using the correct Materials, Hardware and Steps/Process
This…

12 d12 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Surveyors role

pEast
Thanks for the photos, but unfortunately it is after the event..if you get my gist
Do You have detailed photos of the Reinforcement…

12 d12 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Designer & DP-AD stamp

Absolutely..:wink:

12 d12 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Using finance for DIY items

JayJay74 Welcome to the forum
I think you may find Banks have tightened up on lending for DIY Projects to finish off homes,…

13 d13 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Surveyors role

pEast So what is non Complaint? Drawings Details, Specifications, with reference to the NCC, Australian Standards, Engineered Alternate Solutions.More info required
please read this
This…

13 d13 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Designer & DP-AD stamp

You don't need a licence to do drawings, eg Interior designers do drawings
You do need a licence to do the engineering.
Will your design have complicated Construction & Engineering details?..more…

14 d14 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Lifesize Plans - Anyone used them?

Cooky My costs of $1500/m2 are for 4 x 2 bedroom 2S Units, includes 8 half bathrooms and 4 kitchens.
I have a…

14 d14 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Patio slab same as house?

i suggest you get a copy of AS3700 masonry codes hth

14 d14 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Patio slab same as house?

Thanks for the details, You have a reinforced concrete Wall Tied into the footings
Anonamoose unreinforced Brick walls on those footings will be subject…

14 d14 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Patio slab same as house?

You have the 2 drop beams separated by insulation & Tied Together? How do you propose to transfers Bending Moments & Stresses?

14 d14 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Patio slab same as house?

Care to share the details ,Calculations/Simulations?

14 d14 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Patio slab same as house?

That is a continuous Pod/Slab the 1c step downs are clearly hatched.hth

14 d14 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Patio slab same as house?

And you have created a hinge joint , which is subject to movement/Rotation ?

15 d15 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Load bearing wall removal / Owner Builder options

M575
Thanks for the sketch, Unfortunately the existing Roof Structural engineering Details & Photos are missing
OT...Called into my local Hardware store to…

Load bearing wall removal / Owner Builder options
15 d15 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Load bearing wall removal / Owner Builder options

M575
Thanks for the sketch, Unfortunately the existing Roof Structural engineering Details & Photos are missing
Called into my local Hardware store to…

Load bearing wall removal / Owner Builder options
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