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Posts can be spaced at maximum centres of 3m without walls between, and 6m with walls between
Add up the total length of all external beams needed.You will need beams on all outside walls and between outside posts.
Add up the total length of ALL internal beams.1 Will be needed between all bays for Garages and Carports.
A corner brace will be needed where ever an open wall meets a post as indicated in red below.
Add up the total length of ALL walls that are to be solid (infilled)
Add up the total length of all walls that are to be left open. As in a carport for example.
Add up the total length of the Roof Gable Ends. With a hipped roof there are no gables.
Add up the total length of the Half Roof Gable Ends. Used for lean-to structures such a log store.
This should be the same as the Ground Floor area.
This is the total area under the roof and is often the same as the ground floor area.
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