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delays to undertaking repairs can lead to complications, increased repair costs (because things get worse) and lead to longer repair times as the damage is more extensive
What is Deferred Maintenance: Why Time is a Factor in Repair Work

30 November 2021. By Jeff Anderson

The problem as regards the absence of consistent, proactive repairs, is that funds end up being diverted to the increased costs associated with deferred maintenance each year. In this blog I break down why attending to repairs early is clever business.

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What is HBCF? What you need to know

1 November 2021. By Jeff Anderson

In the last 20 years or so, we have noted a rise in the number of projects we are contracted to do under insurance - specifically HBCF claims. But what is the HBCF and what do you need to know? I cover it off in this article.

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Why projects sometimes have contract variations

20 October 2021. By Chris Jakovljevic

Despite the planning, despite precautions, best practice and despite ongoing communication, projects often are hit with unforeseen circumstances. We take a look at why projects have variations and what you need to know.

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Understanding flooring terminology

29 September 2021. By Goran

Once a floor starts to degrade its a slippery slope (pun intended) often resulting in loss of trade, workplace accidents or unhygienic surfaces. In this article, we take a look at some common flooring terms and help you understand the different options out there.

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What you need to know about Fire safety upgrades

25 August 2021. By Jeff Anderson

The shifting sands of the Australian Building Code mean that what you may have known about fire safety in buildings a few years ago might be different today. In this piece we dissect fire safety and tell you what you need know.

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The importance of scheduled facilities management – Part 2: Industrial and Production Facilities

11 August 2021. By Goran

In the blog last week we covered off things to consider and look out for in buildings, so this week, we thought we would deviate slightly and look at the role of a facilities manager with particular emphasis on flooring maintenance, and the role flooring plays in the industrial sector.

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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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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Renovate, Don’t Detonate: Five Ways to Improve the Aesthetics of Your Apartment Building

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.

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Flooring Considerations for Your Commercial Kitchen Fit-Out Costs

26 March 2020. By Goran

If you are looking to open a new club, restaurant or café, the fitout can be a very exciting time. Where to put the furniture, deciding on the lighting, the speakers all the way down to the paints and colours. The kitchen which is the workhorse of the operations may be fitted out with the latest and best equipment, but in this article, we’re going to share with why the right selection for your commercial kitchen flooring needs to be a top consideration when setting budgets and designing your space.

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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.