How much does a Structural Engineer cost?

This is a very open ended question, as many things can affect the cost of hiring a structural engineer. Different companies have different pricing models. Some charge extra for out of the ordinary jobs, and some don’t. It also depends on the size of the company, the skill of the people doing it (more proficient […]

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6 Building A Patio You Can Be Proud Of

More than ever, Australians are spending time in their back yards. If you’re reading this during the 2020 lock-down, you’ll know exactly what I’m talking about. In my 20 years working in the local construction industry I’ve seen hundreds of patio designs come across my desk – some excellent designs, and some not so good. I’ve […]

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2 Tips for engaging a structural engineer

Tips for owner builders on engaging structural engineers: 1. Know what you want to build and what type of materials you want to make it out of. If you have a particular peculiar material in mind and there’s a certain manufacturer of it that you wish to use, then know their name and preferably have […]

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