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Residential Construction
Heads up, Civil Contractors. While we’ve been busy, focusing on the residential side, we haven’t forgotten about you. In fact, we’re just about to launch the DIY Guide to Managing a Civil Project. As you know, there are many factors on top of the construction work. There are safety and compliance, risk mitigation, quality assurance...
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Jack was given the chance to work as a member of our civil engineering team on a range of active projects. This included assessing and testing cracked houses, interpreting soil bore logs and designing remedial measures, conceptualizing residential foundations and timber frames, and designing industrial steel sheds.
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As we near the start of summer, many of us are thinking about renovations and DIY jobs. It’s ‘hosting season’, so our minds are conjuring up ways to make our backyards look great. Yet, this season brings a challenge that so few of us know about: moving house foundations. All clayey soils react to the...
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With summer just around the corner, a lot of people are thinking about home extensions. Maybe you’ve always dreamed of an elevated deck, overlooking your beautiful garden or simply want to be able to host more… but you put it off because it’s ‘too expensive’ and you don’t have the time. Well, it doesn’t have to...
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As construction planning and design experts, we see projects go awry all the time. And in 99% of situations, it’s due to a lack of pre-construction planning. One of the things that every project should have, before anything starts, is a building agreement. It still baffles us to see so many costly projects commence without...
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Are you planning a home extension? Maybe that deck you’ve always wanted or an extra room for your soon-to-be-born bubs. Whatever the renovation project is, we cannot stress enough: do your homework when choosing a consultant. Doing the groundwork now, before any plans are made, can save you money down the track – extra budget that...
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THE RISK OF DOING IT YOURSELF, WITHOUT AN ENGINEER. As structural engineers, unfortunately, we see many people who build structures without getting council approval. Hear Learn About The Dangers of Making Illegal Structure without Council Approval. Usually, it’s a need to save money on engineer’s fees, however, this often leads to unsafe, expensive rebuilds. We don’t...
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Start your DIY Adelaide House Renovation, WITH A STRUCTURAL ENGINEER PROJECT MANAGEMENT & ARCHITECT AS YOUR MENTOR. Australians love DIY home renovation TV shows. We love to see couples compete to transform an old, unloved property into something stunning. But in reality, home flips aren’t this easy. There’s a lot that goes on behind the scenes...
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Can you think of anything more stressful than a building falling apart and needing to hire a house underpinning specialist to do House Underpinning Adelaide to prevent the building from falling apart? For whatever reason, the strength of the foundation is compromised and it’s become a serious safety concern (and with lots of dollar signs when you...
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HOW A CUSTOM HOME REMODEL CAN ADD VALUE TO YOUR INVESTMENT (AND LIFESTYLE) By Naveesh Sharma In DIY Home Renovation, Planning & Design, Residential Construction With the cost of property rising in Adelaide, more people are opting to invest money in a home extension (before or instead of relocating). A recent home remodelling project we’ve worked on is a house...
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Naveesh – Founder of SFC

Naveesh Sharma BEng MESc MIEAustis a Civil Engineer with nearly a decade of experience. With a specialty in geotechnical engineering and engineering geology,

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