Look for the following 10 Expert Points in the Finished Building Plan
1. Clarity – Are the plans printed clearly and the specifications easy to read. Even though you might not understand the terminology that other people will use unless they are illegible. This document will be submitted to the planning control and used in the construction process by your builder, so they are better read!
2. True Elevations – Are there elevations for all aspects, showing the overall expanded property, in addition to the floor plan? Altitudes that are often drawn well can help sell designs.
3. Scale – Has the plan been withdrawn to an appropriate scale? This must be as follows:
Elevation / layout of the proposed plan 1:50 Sections: 1:25 Block plan: 1: 500 Location plan: 1: 1,250
4. Plan copy size – Has the plan been reproduced on A1 or AO paper? Having to refer to several sheets of A3 or A4 paper as long as the project will not help.
5. Measurement – Are the plans marked with many measurements in the same unit? External dimensions for all outside walls, window and door positions are most important.
6. Specifications – Is the building regulation plan comprehensive and detailed? Are they explained with detailed specifications? In other words, are they worth the cost to produce it?
7. Levels – Does the plan indicate the level of land outside, both existing and proposed? Are reverse levels for proposed drainage indicated? If not, this can be a problem for your contractor.
8. Details – Are separate large-scale separate connection … READ MORE >>>