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5 d5 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Can Pryda strap underside joists cause metal clanging sound?

You mean Brackets? and also better photos do help

5 d5 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Another defective house story

Welcome to the forum
Unfortunately, the regulations are set up to protect Builders during and after failure.
Chances are you will bankrupt the builder who has no money and also get stuck…

9 d9 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Henley homes fixed site cost

Hi desai
Unfortunately, that is just a standard clause which means very little
the question arises, "how much have they allowed Dollar wi$e and…

11 d11 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Bad quality Clipsal power points?

Sounds like they could have been faulty check to see if they have been recalled with the manufacturer
hth

11 d11 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Need Advice: Is this cavity sliding door installed correctly

That's the problem with replacing doors frame etc as the replacement may never fit properly.
In this case the constant opening and closing of the door may pull out the fixing…

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11 d11 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Bad quality Clipsal power points?

AFAIK They aren't suppose to reuse old fittings that have been replaced/removed?
I suggest you check with the WA building authority

12 d12 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Mortar defects?

Here is info on
and some Dos and Don'ts
Do check the mortar composition and if any additives are added
then don't use a water pressure cleaner
You will probably have to …

12 d12 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Mortar test cost?

The rule of thumb for most lab test costs is $1-1.5K for starters then you'll need an engineer to check AS3700 Masonry Codes, Also check your engineering Details & Notes…

14 d14 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Besser Wall Footer

Meyeview
Mix the mortar by hand in a barrow with a then if you wish it can be re-purposed as a…

15 d15 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
"Cashing In" on the Airbnb market?

How much should I spend on the development?
On $100K expect $200/week min that's better than buying a Perth rental house
which cost 4 Times that amount...go figure.. you are lucky to…

17 d17 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Pre-cast Concrete House Build Perth

Hey Sandi
Love this project...Altho concrete Cantilever stairs would have iced it
Thanks for Sharing
Cheers

17 d17 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Empty mortar joints internally not meeting minimum standard

bluetess
Photos?
Unfortunately, It's a bit too late now when the walls have been plastered over
OT the critical structural stages that need to be…

18 d18 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
N4 Wind Rating

What do you define as "Normal Range" is your house a Normal House,ie,Flat pad, Std footings, min glass,etc
I suggest you ask for the Structural Engineering Drawings/Details before you commit
$11K sounds…

18 d18 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Besser Wall Footer

meyeview
Since it's a Boundary wall/Fence you will need to offset the footings off the Boundary
Footings 400 w x 250 d 8TM, I…

19 d19 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Besser Wall Footer

meyeview
Welcome to the forum
More info required, ie soil type?, Load bearing wall?, photos also help others
I generally specify 250mm deep footings…

23 d23 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Custom Build Costs, Melbourne

None taken, and you may never build that house.
BTW, I share my project data on site every day
LOL, Go talk to the tradies on site about $2000/m2

23 d23 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Custom Build Costs, Melbourne

LOL, Both of you should stop dreaming.

23 d23 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Custom Build Costs, Melbourne

"Interestingly, they also claim that their walls and roof can withhold the blast of average air-to-ground missile?"
Hey Burny I would be more concerned…

24 d24 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Builder demands $201,118 for non compliant defective work

The bigger question is "how does the Building commission let them have a building licence" if the builder can't tell what the Completed Roof stage is?

25 d25 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Extra costs for driveway site cut

You'll need a complete analysis of the data on the siteworks, Contour, Geotech report, details and cost breakdowns, before and after you signed the building contract, the courts rely on…

25 d25 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Extra costs for driveway site cut

Not necessarily,some Rich folk might fight it on a matter of principle
on the other hand, Battlers and punters will pay up, either way it costs money
You haven't provided much to…

25 d25 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Custom Build Costs, Melbourne

Ok, I'll bit
modern/architectural feel ?-> ie design fees, eg additional $50K?
Open Plan ? -> ie no Support walls, eg additional engineering $50K?
Floor to Ceiling Glass?-> eg 10mm glass& Structural Columns/framework,…

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25 d25 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Patio balustrade recommendations

Wow, $900l/m installed?... Ouch
Go to Bunnings and ask if they can organise installation
and here's DIY Easy Installation in the

25 d25 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Extra costs for driveway site cut

Sounds like you should have done a bit more research on site works & costs?
The problem is people make (reasonable?) mistakes and you should have verified the data & proofs…

28 d28 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Expert on Slab Advice please

The hole is insignificant, no need for pins... cheers

28 d28 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Expert on Slab Advice please

OT, Technically, the engineer would have specified a round polystyrene (lol,now a dirty word) blockout,
which is easier to remove, round holes don't crack (stress distribution)

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28 d28 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Expert on Slab Advice please

That is the correct procedure and the void is small and it will make no difference
providing they followed the engineering details/drawings..owners always get photos after the event but rarely during

29 d29 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Owner builder/builder engagement models

Don't engage a builder unless you have a fair idea of what you are doing?
You will also require, Data, Proofs, design,Details, engineering and construction (3D Bim Model)
Bim Eg Here
Tag me....…

29 d29 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Control Joints - Driveway

Renpro2007
Welcome to the forum
More info required,ie, Details soil type,Reinforcement, Specifications?
Just curious...How much did you pay?
Photos also help others
Cheers
hth

Control Joints - Driveway
1 month1 monthStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Insulate on top of bondek

Hi all, the back half of our new house that is soon to begin construction will have a suspended slab using bondek formwork (slope in the back part of the…

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