How do you measure ceiling height on a floor plan?

How do you measure ceiling height?

Stand about 20 feet in front of the same wall, extend your arm in front of you and “measure” the person’s height using your thumb and index finger as shown. Continue “measuring” up the wall with the original spacing established between your thumb and finger until you reach the ceiling.

Are blueprints hard to read?

All construction professionals, regardless of whether they are working in the field or in the office, must know how to read blueprints. Blueprint reading is not terribly difficult but it does require practice and some basic knowledge of blueprints.

What is the difference between floor plan and ceiling plan?

Reflected ceiling plans vs floor plans

In a floor plan, the imagined viewer is somewhere between the floor and ceiling of a room and looking down (approximately 1200mm / 4ft above). In a reflected ceiling plan, the imagined viewer is above the ceiling and looking through it into a mirrored surface below.

What does F stand for on a floor plan?

House plan abbreviations

ABBREVIATION MEANING
FL Floor level (note: the floor level is provided as a figure relative to a datum, or universal reference point)
FW Floor waste
GM Gas meter
GPO General purpose outlet (i.e. power point)
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