4 July 2023. By Chris Jakovljevic
A study released in 2020 found that over a 22 year period (1998-2019) there were 381 falls from balconies and windows. Often these were due to non-compliant balconies. In this blog we discuss what you need to know about balcony safety and upgrades
26 June 2023. By Lorna
Australian work culture has for too long propagated a “Don’t be a wimp” attitude, which has seen employees chided for taking risk precautions. We do not subscribe to this in any shape or form and believe creating a safe work environment should be the top priority for any employer or contractor; especially true when working at heights. Read on
18 May 2023. By Jeff Anderson
Inside tips regarding of the roles and responsibilities of strata managers and landlords when it comes to repairs, maintenance and property damage in New South Wales.
26 April 2022. By Lubosh
Preventative maintenance is also called facility maintenance. We've compiled a checklist of proactive building maintenance tasks that will help you ensure you undertake maintenance and checks proactively and that assets are in optimal working condition.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.