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    How would you secure this?

    Hi, I have a gate to put on to a path which is finished with self binding gravel. I need to get a good foundation to bolt into - see photo - what would anyone recommend doing?
  2. R

    Concrete block pile foundation for shed - how to level?

    I am planning on building a couple of garden buildings, one 30sqm, and another smaller 'practice shed' that is around 9sqm. Both are on a hill, the smaller building on a steeper bit of land than the larger one (which is flat-ish mostly). Due to the location, materials have to be transported by...
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    Posts require to at lateral stability to single skin wall?

    Hi all, I am looking to open up my downstairs with a few RSJs and columns, see images below: Existing 3D by Vennegoor posted 25 Mar 2021 at 2:18 PMProposed 3D by Vennegoor posted 25 Mar 2021 at 2:18 PMExisting Plan by Vennegoor posted 25 Mar 2021 at 2:18 PMProposed Plan by Vennegoor posted 25...
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    External timber partition within existing opening

    I have got planning permission to divide one larger room into two with a timber partition wall ending in the external large existing sliding doors opening (with concrete lintel above). I am struggling to find any construction details for an external timber pier for this dividing wall between...
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    Can a pier and beam foundation be built over a concrete slab?

    We are planning on converting our garage into a master suite. The garage currently has a concrete slab that has a large crack/split. The rest of the house is pier and beam. We'd like to create a raised floor in the garage so that its at the same level as the rest of the house. Do we need to...