Floor screed

A floor screed is usually a cementitious material made from a 1:3 or 1:4.5 ratio of cement to sharp sand. It may be applied onto either a solid in-situ concrete ground floor slab or…

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Free building advice

The following are links to free building advice from various manufacturers. We are investigating the use of Rockwool for under the slab insulation and Rockwool provide access to scientists for…

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Foundation cement

Just asking for some very rough quotes for the cost of cement at http://www.toupie-beton.net/article/dosage-beton-14 Assuming we have a depth of 60cm (this is only guess work at the moment), we have…

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House planning, beam and joist length

General links on planning house and building it the house plans guide (also included information on beam length) Another good tutorial on joist and beam span tables https://www.awc.org/codes-standards/spantables/tutorial A good…

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Roof pitch calculation

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We have been recommended a 33% pitch, this is equivalent to a 18.263 degree pitch (3.96:12) according to this calculator.

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