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This house was done with budget materials such as the prefabricated post columns. The workmanship was OK, but I wouldn't use the synthetic sheet roofing again. It tends not to hold up over time and can develop surface cracks if over tightened during installation. This will eventually be reworked with regular cement tiles, or a metal roof.

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Perimeter Wall


I was impressed with the perimeter wall team, the labor at the time was 900 per 2.5 meter section and the work was pretty good. Pattaya prices for labor are much more dear, perhaps 500 per linear meter for a 2 meter tall wall. The village wall has held up well over the years.

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dozerAug 05, 2013
The poured lateral strength support member, called สเต ดึง เสา ไว้ (stay dung sow wai) beam which holds column in place. dozerSep 28, 2011
3 hun (9 mm) the specification of the metal strength. For higher grade metals they will have the strength specification imprinted on the metal surface, in this case SR 24. dozerSep 28, 2011
The upper ring beam partial pour. There are two pieces of 3 hun with the support being 2 hun. dozerSep 28, 2011

Random files - Village House
After the exterior walls have been rendered. dozer
At this stage the roofing has been done (notice if it was heavy roofing the walls would be completed first). dozer
Attaching the grc synthetic corrugated roofing board to the roof structure. Brand of roofing was Elephant, thickness 5 mm. Notice the parallel metal c sections used to form the gutter in the roof valley. dozer
Side view of the house, still partially finished. The bathroom is in the rear (with two glass blocks). dozer
Here the foreman is doing the roof structure. The apex of the column is 4 meters (as can be seen imprinted on the top of the column) and is underground about 1 meter leaving about 3 meters. The stick is being used temporarily level the upper room beam. dozer
The roof apex is 1.5 m above the prefabricated columns. Here the foreman is setting the roof apex in place. dozer
Existing section of rear wall done 4 years prior. The new wall section has been finished and rendered, but no pics of the rendered surface as of yet.dozer