Construction Projects

Builder Communication

My Builder Doesn’t tell Me What’s Going On!

Should you engage a builder who does not return your calls? At Asset Building Systems we don’ think so. Have you ever made a phone call to a builder, left a message, and you’re still wondering when or if they are ever going to call back.? We don’t think there…

Skillion Roof Cover at Murrumbidgee Irrigation

Murrumbidgee Irrigation approached Asset Building to build a 40x15m skillion roof to cover their Machinery/Trucks/Equipment. This involved working on an active site in the maintenance area. It was engineered to carry solar panels on the roof, which the Structural steel design is ideally suited for.  The build involved a 3-crane…
industrial construction

How long does it take to get a shed built?

Shed build time is entirely dependent on the type of construction and the size of the shed. A simple shed might only take eight to ten weeks from order to finish. A larger commercial project can take 6 to 12 months to build on-site – however it could have already…
DA CC approval

FAQs about Development Application and Construction Certificate

How does the Development Application and Construction Certificate process work? Each project is different. The basic process is DA, then CC. The process is basically overseen by the builder or building designer who may be an architect or a project manager. Whoever is looking after it relies on the skills…
get a shed built

Do I need an engineer or Architect? Are they Different?

Engineers and Architects are consultants who play an important part in the construction industry. Both are needed to get the detail of a shed building project from your head onto paper or data files that enable others to interpret both what is to be built and how. The Architect takes…
shed contract

What’s included in my shed quote?

When you get a shed quote or a price for an industrial building, it is really just the beginning of a longer process. You can get a shed quote and think it is very reasonable, only to find later that this could be less than half of the final finished…
factory concrete wall

Do I Need Concrete Wall Panels on My Shed?

The short answer is no. Concrete wall panels are not needed for the sake of the building itself. However, they are a good, fire-rated element of building which has basically replaced brick construction in recent times. This mainly because of cost effectiveness and the obvious time-saving advantage. Concrete walls (sometimes…
big shed sizes

Do you have standard shed sizes?

The answer is yes and no. If you want a standard shed then yes you can get standard industrial shed sizes and heights which work out fairly economically. However in the industrial sector most sheds are made to order. They are custom built to suit your requirements and the bay…
DIY Factory

Should I DIY (Build My Own Shed)?

The hidden costs of Doing It Yourself.   Taking on a building project to do it yourself when such activity is not your core skill is false economy. This holds true for both money and time. It is well known by those with experience building your own factory for instance,…
Too much steel

Is Over Engineering Adding To Your Costs?

Efficient structural engineering results in better bottom line. The problem with over-engineering is that you pay more and get the same result – same shed, for more cost. It is not just a question of lightening up the beams, it’s a question of getting the delicate balance between strength and weight. To…
washbay roof

New Washbay for RMS

… and a bit of Shade for the Snakes This project involved not only some clever structural steelwork but also some fancy footwork dodging black snakes! Thankfully with a mutual respect between our workers and the snakes, the job at Wilsons Valley Jindabyne got built, and the snakes all got…
School Walkways

Parkview Public School Covered Walkway

What do you do with rickety timber walkways? New walkways were recently installed at Parkview Public School in Leeton to replace existing timber structures.To be fair, the walkways had been built a long time ago. However, as posts had been located outside the roof of the structure, the elements had…
Covered outdoor learning area for Albury Highschool

Albury High School Covered Outdoor Learning Area

Built in 2009, This school COLA is an example of our long history of covered outdoor areas at schools all across NSW. One of our first projects lifted by crane, Asset has since gone on to more advanced and specialized systems, including no welding on-site and complete bird-proofing systems.
Alternate side-view of educational COLA at Finley public school

Finley High School Covered Outdoor Learning Area

Built in December 2016, Finley High School COLA was built as a large cover over the concrete area between school buildings. Features included Galvanized steel with no welding on-site, and bird-proofing to protect children from bird droppings. Built with solid structure and roof, this outdoor cover will protect children from…

Masada College Covered Walkway

Another School covered walkway built in January 2018. A fantastic effort by the team, this was installed in under 2 days once on-site. Built with Asset Building’s special custom designed Walkway system, this is now used by the college to walk safely between buildings no matter the weather without getting…

Griffith City Dog Pound Building

A fantastic shelter has been built to provide the best care for the dogs & cats of the Griffith Region. Built in 2017, this state-of-the-art setup includes air-conditioning & underfloor heating to keep the animals safe & comfortable in the weather extremes of the Riverina.   Built with a similar…
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