10 most important things for the Homeowner
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10 most important things for the Homeowner

The 10 most important things that the South African homeowner should be aware of and look out for when building a house: Additional Considerations: Remember, building a house is a journey, not just a destination. By being proactive, informed, and well-prepared, you can significantly increase your chances of a smooth and successful building experience. Don’t…

Build Right From The Start: SANS 10400 Part A Explained
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Build Right From The Start: SANS 10400 Part A Explained

Design, Planning and Supervision of All Construction Work Must Follow a Legal Process The comprehensive framework outlined in the SANS 10400, otherwise known as the Code of Practice for the Application of the National Building Regulations (NBR), serves as the backbone for ensuring compliance within the construction and building industry. Each section of this code…

The Hidden Dangers of Excavation: A Look at Part G
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The Hidden Dangers of Excavation: A Look at Part G

Safety and Stability When Doing ExcavationsAre Top Priorities – Part G Part G of the National Building Regulations focuses on excavations and emphasizes the critical importance of safety and stability when engaging in these activities. Even in situations where the ground seems relatively level, excavations are often imperative in the construction of homes. The regulations…

Regulations for Foundations Part-H, A Focus on Safety

Regulations for Foundations Part-H, A Focus on Safety

Foundations, Part H, of any structure, large or small, must be built to safely transmit all loads of the building to the ground. If foundations are not correctly built, walls may crack and at worst, could even collapse. While the National Building Regulations specify general requirements for foundations, it is the deemed-to-satisfy rules contained in…

Is Your House Plan Submission Ready? Find Out Now!

Is Your House Plan Submission Ready? Find Out Now!

Huisplanvoorleggings – wat is die proses? Die Stad Kaapstad het 'n maklik-om-te volg infografika geskep om te verduidelik hoe die proses van huisplan indiening werk. Geen aanlyn planvoorleggings Planne kan nie per pos of aanlyn ingedien word nie, dit moet persoonlik deur die eienaar of sy aangestelde gekwalifiseerde professionele persoon "deurgeloop" word.

Can You Really Fix Your Plumbing Yourself? Legality Explained!
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Can You Really Fix Your Plumbing Yourself? Legality Explained!

Loodgieterprojekte wat jy wettiglik kan aanpak Weet jy dat byna al die munisipaliteite nou 'n loodgieter COC (Sertifikaat van Voldoening) benodig voordat hulle die verkoop van enige huis in hul area sal goedkeur? Die vraag is watter DIY loodgieterwerk jy self kan doen wat wettig is en nie jou COC sal beïnvloed nie? Loodgieterswerk …

DIY Balustrade Installation: What You Need To Know
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DIY Balustrade Installation: What You Need To Know

Maak seker dat jou balustrade-stelsel korrek geïnstalleer is Soos dit tans staan, het die individuele of professionele maatskappy wat 'n balustrade-subkontrakteur opdrag gee baie meer verantwoordelikheid rakende hul projek as wat hulle besef. Die Bou-eienaar is verantwoordelik om te verseker dat hul projek aan SANS voldoen en deur 'n gekwalifiseerde Ingenieur afgeteken is. Die Eienaar is dus verantwoordelik vir...

Unlocking Permits: Understand Building Regulations Quickly

Unlocking Permits: Understand Building Regulations Quickly

A tot Z Woordelys van definisies en terme wat in die Nasionale Bouregulasies gebruik word. Praktykkode Elke bedryf het terme en definisies wat spesifiek vir daardie bedryf is, en die boubedryf is geen uitsondering nie. Hierdie woordelys van definisies van Nasionale Bouregulasies vorm deel van die Wet op Nasionale Bouregulasies en Boustandaarde (Wet...