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Fire damaged buildings; Ceramic floor tiling in household units; Timber piles for domestic timber decks; BRANZ expertise found wanting.


Author: BRANZ,
Type: Journal Article
Year: 1996


In this brief article, BRANZ Advisory Helpline answers queries relating to building consent and uprading for fire damaged homes, good tiling practice, and appropriate pile sizes for timber decks.

Further Details

Issue: November
Publisher: BRANZ (Building Research Association of New Zealand)
Accession Number: 4 July 2003
Keywords: New Zealand, housing improvement, safety improvement, regulation compliance
Reads: 201