Structural repair

Facilities maintenance and management is vital to long term building health
The importance of scheduled Facilities Management – Part 1 Commercial and Residential

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.

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Remedial’s Industry Accreditations and Affiliations

1 July 2021. By Jeff Anderson

We don’t make claims lightly; as we see it, we stand behind what we say. So when we say we are serious in our mission of providing high-standard remedial services in Australia, we mean it. In fact, the team at Remedial Building Services are committed to staying abreast of industry standards and accreditations, using best-in-class products and working with reputable bodies. Learn More

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The Ins and Outs of balcony Repair

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.

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The difference between a Handyman, Builder and Remedial Building Specialist.

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.

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Water leaks are not always from faulty membrane

19 January 2021. By Simon

Based on statistics, 80 percent of building defects are attributed to water leaks and consequential damages yet water proofing only accounts for just 1 percent of the building costs. In this blog we discuss what you need to know about the role flashings play in waterproofing a building

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Painting a building is a process, Not a solution

16 November 2020. By Simon Austin

A lick of paint should never be seen as a solution to structural issues. Rather, it is just part of a process. In this blog we break down why painting is not the sole means to a better structure.

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The many ways Remedial can help with BCA compliance

6 November 2020. By Jeff Anderson

As a specialist repair company much of the work we offer spans multiple components of the BCA. So we thought we would give you a quick snapshot into the areas you can call on our team to help

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Don’t Drop the ball on Drips

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.

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Uses Of Torch On Waterproof Membranes

22 July 2020. By Hamish

Waterproofing comes in different forms and is used for different purposes. But one of the more resilient types is Torch-On Membrane — applied under the intense heat of a flame. Today we disect torch on membranes so you know what you need to know.

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The Most Common Concrete Cancer Causes

27 January 2020. By Chris

Discover what causes structural steel to corrode and learn about the most suitable concrete cancer treatment for your building.

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Why a small job may be bigger than you think

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.

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Structural Repair vs General Repair

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.