If you live in an area of Newcastle that is know to have rock in the ground. You must get a soil test before going too far into the renovation and extension process.
Soil testing is performed by a geotechnical engineer to obtain information on the physical properties of soil and rock around a site to design foundations for proposed structures.
Hour liaise with building design specialist. Valued at $220
Concept drawing tailored to your requirements. Valued at $795
Liaise over concept drawings with private building certifier to prepare for council and amend plans where necessary. Valued at $150
Our engineers will take into consideration our design requirements and geotechnical report then review and perform calculations to prepare the appropriate foundation and structural drawings.
The construction drawings will be co ordinated by our building designer from the approved concept drawings. All wall bracing, structural framing and detailed specifications for the project will be nominated on the plans to enable a fixed priced proposal.
A surveyor is required to mark out any proposed extensions and hand over a surveyors plan and certificate. They may also be required to survey the contours of the block and mark boundary locations.