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How to fix concrete cancer - Remedial Building Services
Ways to fix concrete cancer

23 May 2022. By Jeff Anderson

Once you find evidence of concrete spalling or concrete cancer, you need to act to prevent ongoing damage. Learn what you need about your options and how to fix concrete cancer.

Posted in: Concrete cancer, Maintenance, Residential, Strata, Structural repair, Waterproofing

Use our Commercial Building Maintenance Checklist to help you stay on top of your structural repair needs
Commercial Building Maintenance Checklist

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.

Posted in: Maintenance, Strata Management, Structural repair, Tips and Tricks, Waterproofing, Window replacement, Working at Heights

The Benefits of Carbon Fibre in Existing Structures

11 March 2022. By Members of Remedial Team

Carbon fibre reinforcement is a high-performance and strength amplifying product that has advantages over steel. Learn more.

Posted in: Carbon fibre, Concrete cancer, Maintenance

Water leaks as a result of the Sydney storms are on the rise. Here is what you need to know
Rain, rain, and more rain

8 March 2022. By The Remedial Management Team

Not all water leaks are signs of building failure given the intense weather in Greater Sydney of late. However, there are a few things you should be aware of, and in this article we discuss what you need to know.

Posted in: Maintenance, Residential, Strata Management, Structural repair, Waterproofing, Window replacement

The strata manager has various duties and responsibilities that must be performed
The Strata Manager’s Role in Building Maintenance

3 February 2022. By The Remedial Management Team

From our perspective, the role of a Strata Manager in looking after the common areas within the strata property and ensuring they are in safe, working condition cannot be overstated. In this piece we look at why.

Remedial Building Services take Recycling in Construction vedry seriously
The importance of recycling in Construction projects

10 January 2022. By Lorna Vaurasi

At Remedial, we take recycling very seriously, and have over-arching and site specific plans that work to reduce our impact on the environment – today and into the future.

Posted in: Environmental, Flooring solutions, Maintenance, Structural repair

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

Learn more about HBCF and iCare insurance
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

What is a contract variation - Remedial Building Services explain
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

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