Feb 15

Double Storey Duplex House with Facebricks, Garage and Private Yard – Australia

Double Storey Duplex House with Facebricks, Garage and Private Yard – Australia Description A two-storey dual occupancy house with hipped roof, enclosed garage, patio, driveway and boundary walls. The dwelling units are separated by a common wall. Ground Floor Each dwelling unit has its own front and backyard which is enclosed by a boundary wall …

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Feb 14

Two Storey Duplex House with Hip Roof, Garage and Facebrick Walls – Elsternwick Plantation, Australia

Two Storey Duplex House with Hip Roof, Garage and Facebrick Walls – Elsternwick Plantation, Australia Description A large 3-bedroom two storey duplex house with hip roof, facebrick profile, balcony, enclosed garage and driveway. Ground Floor Each dwelling unit has its own enclosed garage which is part of the building structure. The garage has its own …

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Feb 13

Double Storey Duplex House Front Elevation – Design Plans, Brazil

Double Storey Duplex House Front Elevation – Design Plans, Brazil Description Two storey duplex house with flat parapet roof, plastered and painted brickwork , facebrick/stonework ornamentation, patio and balcony. Ground Floor This is the front elevation of a two-storey duplex house produced by a Brazilian architect. The front entrance of the dwelling consists of a …

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Jan 26

How to Choose a Tiny House for Your Needs – Single Level vs. Two Level Dwellings

How to Choose a Tiny House for Your Needs – Single Level vs. Two Level Dwellings Tiny houses are popular, not only in the USA, but in Europe as well. The low cost of building or buying a tiny house is what makes it attractive to most people in the middle and low class. This …

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Jan 23

5 Best Pictures of Tiny Houses That You Would Like To Live In – House Plans for Under $100

5 Best Pictures of Tiny Houses That You Would Like To Live In – House Plans for Under $100 A tiny house is a small house that is usually built with prefabricated units or elements for speedy construction and cost-saving purposes. Tiny houses are popular for many reasons – the cost of living in the …

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Dec 05

5 Best Distance Measuring Wheels for Site Surveyors and Estimators

5 Best Distance Measuring Wheels for Site Surveyors and Estimators A distance measuring wheel is a convenient tool for measuring long distances on site. This tool consists of a wheel, pole (steering or handle), kickstand and the meter (measuring dial). There are various types of measuring wheels, some with collapsible wheels which can be reduced …

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Nov 27

5 Best Construction Calculators for Estimators, Contractors and Architects

5 Best Construction Calculators for Estimators, Contractors and Architects A construction calculator is a handy tool that you would need if you are dealing with mathematical problems on site or in your office. This tool will be useful for estimators, quantity surveyors, architects, contractors and various trades such as carpentry, metalwork and plumbing. Estimators – …

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Nov 26

Top 10 Distance Laser Measuring Tools for Construction Estimators and Quantity Surveyors

The Top 10 Distance Laser Measuring Tools for Construction Estimators, Land and Quantity Surveyors   A distance laser measure also known as a range finder is a modern tool used by construction estimators and quantity surveyors to measure distance. The device can also measure area and volume, including Pythagorean triangles. If you are still using …

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Nov 06

QuickScale PDF Takeoff – How to Use the Calibration Tool to Find Exact Scale

QuickScale PDF Takeoff – How to Use the Calibration Tool to Find Exact Scale In order to extract quantities from an Architectural digital drawing or plan, you have to use onscreen digital takeoff software. Architectural plans are usually shared in PDF format, one of the most widely used files, and also the fact that most …

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Oct 26

QSPlus Deducting Openings from Walls and Finishes – “And-On” Feature

Using the “And-On” Feature on QSPlus for Deducting Openings When measuring Brickwork and Wall Finishes in an Elemental Estimate or Bills of Quantities, you measure the Gross Quantity, that is you don’t make adjustments for openings (windows, doors etc.) After you have finished measuring the items, you have to return to the Estimate to make …

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