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Reducing foundation costs

Discussion in 'Building Regulations and Planning Permission' started by bsr, 6 Apr 2021.

  1. Nakajo

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    I'll keep my mental clothes on, thanks
     
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    Prude
     
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    Galvanising? Red oxide primer? They're good enough for bi-fold lintels which are also exposed.
     
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    That's a useful picture, thanks. So in your case a 203x20x46 is sufficient for a 4.5m span. Is it domestic? What's it carrying?
     
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    Galvanising has a significant cost. Red oxide is not a protective coat.

    In any case the ground, or the sub-floor void is a completely different location in terms of damp and ventilation
     
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    And anyway, negligence isn't governed by contract. It's why we have (and can have) PI.
     
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