2 August 2021. By Chris Jakovljevic
Make the time – or allocate someone else to – to undertake routine checks and plan for regular maintenance. This allows you to identify issues sooner and in doing so, mitigate ongoing costs, problems and inconveniences which would otherwise affect the building and the occupants of it.
12 April 2021. By Simon
Our advice to owner occupiers, building managers and strata managers is this: Keep an eye out for obvious signs of balcony disrepair. It may be nothing, but having an engineer or structural repair specialist attend earlier than later could go a long way to minimising the damage and thus minimising the cost of repair.
25 March 2021. By Jeff Anderson
As you will be aware from blogs we’ve written in the past, in recent years, cladding has been a hot topic (no pun intended) due to the focus on combustible cladding which has caused a number of high-rise building fires and sadly, numerous deaths. But with Project Remediate the government has made it easier for affected owners and builders to access funds to get the work done - I break it down here.
8 March 2021. By Chris
The truth of the matter is, old windows and doors can have detrimental affect on your building for a number of reasons. In this blog we uncover why!
25 January 2021. By Jeff Anderson
Our digital agency once said to us when explaining a concept to us "Everyone can brush their teeth, but it doesn't make you a dentist". Today we explain what our role as remediation specialists means.
13 October 2020. By Simon
When you see the tell-tale signs of a water leak inside your building, more often than not, the damage you are seeing is massively understating what is actually happening. In this blog we discuss the causes and issues to look out for so you can fix thnigs before they get out of hand.
22 May 2020. By Goran
Preserving your apartment building’s aesthetics not only improves your structure’s value but also provides your occupants with excellent quality of life and peace of mind. Learn how to enhance your apartment’s building facade in this latest blog.
19 November 2019. By Hamish
Many people think that small repair jobs are straightforward and easy to repair. However, whilst they are sometimes, at other times, what people see as a negligible flaw or something minor can actually be a cause for concern. The trick is to know what to look for. Let's break it down in this blog for you.
26 July 2019. By Jeff Anderson
Not all buildings are the same and thus, no two “repair jobs” are the same. Sometimes a simple piece of handyman work will suffice, other times, there is need for structural repair. What we want to do, is help you distinguish between structural repair and general repair as the two terms are not interchangeable really. And we write it to serve as a guide for owners and building managers to identify when to call for general repairs and which building conditions are deemed appropriate to call in structural repair specialists – like Remedial Building Services.
9 July 2019. By Jeff
Whilst less reported, incidents of falling have become more prevalent than drowning in the pool or the bath. In this blog I talk about the Building Code of Australia’s requirements in keeping your building’s balcony and balustrades safe and compliant with the standards so you don't contribute to the statistics!