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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.

Posted in: Maintenance, Strata Management, Structural repair, Tips and Tricks

Our safe-work approach is lead by management
The Importance of Building Site Safety

16 November 2021. By Lorna

At Remedial we understand that poor health and safety procedures at a site lead to a range of negative consequences. Human safety is our primary concern, however, the impacts of poor workplace safety extend much further than just the effect on people.

Posted in: Accreditations, Structural repair

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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.

Posted in: HBCF, Home warranty insurance, Strata Management, Tips and Tricks

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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.

Posted in: Strata, Structural repair, Tips and Tricks

When you choose a commercial or warehouse floor, you need to get it right
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.

Posted in: Commercial Kitchen Floors, Flooring solutions, Industrial Flooring, Tips and Tricks

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Insight to Remedial: Understanding what we do

21 September 2021. By The Remedial Management Team

it’s true – we have been around for over 50 years! But, in this time we believe Remedial has become the pre-prominent NSW-based provider of specialist building rectification services encompassing structural repair, Home Owners Warranty claim repairs, fire compliance orders, Fire rating, and commercial flooring services. Learn why.

Posted in: Cladding, Commercial Kitchen Floors, Maintenance, Strata Management, Structural repair, Waterproofing, Window replacement

Learn more about fire safety upgrades and what you need to know to stay compliant
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.

Posted in: Fire upgrades, Maintenance, Strata Management, Tips and Tricks

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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.

Posted in: Flooring solutions, Industrial Flooring, Maintenance, Tips and Tricks

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.

Posted in: Commercial, Maintenance, Strata, Strata Management, Structural repair, Tips and Tricks

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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

Posted in: Accreditations, Maintenance, Structural repair

Who we are – A Remedial Building Services Overview

13 May 2021. By Jeff Anderson

You may have noticed (or if you are new to the blog – welcome) our habit in these blogs is to give you a smattering of information about an area we think will add value to you, the reader. We don’t necessarily want to talk about who we are, but in this piece we make an exception. Today, we give you an overview of Remedial.

Posted in: Commercial kitchens, Concrete cancer, Facade upgrades, Fire upgrades, Flooring solutions, Heritage, Maintenance, Non-slip flooring, Residential

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Remediation and maintenance tips for Strata Managers

19 April 2021. By Chris

We recognise your struggles as a Strata Manager are real and wanted to take the opportunity to look at some key maintenance considerations which you need to be across. After all, knowing what is important to fix, what is an aesthetic issue only and what will cause ongoing issues is something that not everyone is skilled in.

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