Blogs

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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

Flooring for industrial facility management - Remedial Building Services
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

Learn about Remedial's accreditations and licences
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

Aparment With Windows And Balconies - Façade Upgrades - Remedial Building Services
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.

Balcony - Building Facade - Remedial Building Services
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.

Posted in: Concrete cancer, Maintenance, Residential, Strata, Structural repair, Tips and Tricks

Building - Structural Repair - Remedial Building Services
What you need to know about “Project Remediate”

25 March 2021. By Jeff Anderson

As you will be aware from blogs we’ve written in the past, in recent years, cladding has been a hot topic (no pun intended) due to the focus on combustible cladding which has caused a number of high-rise building fires and sadly, numerous deaths. But with Project Remediate the government has made it easier for affected owners and builders to access funds to get the work done - I break it down here.

Posted in: Accreditations, Fire upgrades, Maintenance, Residential, Strata, Strata Management

Damage Window Needs Replacement - Building Repairs And Maintenance - Remedial Building Services
Simple reasons why you should change your external windows and doors

8 March 2021. By Chris

The truth of the matter is, old windows and doors can have detrimental affect on your building for a number of reasons. In this blog we uncover why!

Posted in: Commercial, Facade upgrades, Residential, Strata, Strata Management, Window replacement

Popped Tiling - Flooring Solutions - Remedial Building Services
Understanding why tiles are not a suitable commercial kitchen flooring solution

1 March 2021. By Goran

In this article we’ll examine the disadvantages of tiled surfaces in commercial kitchens and other food preparation areas such as delicatessens, because the truth is, not all flooring options are suitable for a commercial kitchen!

Structural Damage - Structural Problems In Building - Remedial Building Services
When should a Remedial Engineer be consulted

12 February 2021. By Jeff Anderson

Engineering is a diverse discipline. Covering everything from fluids, to aerospace, to chemical engineering, to structural and even building remediation, engineering is part of everyday life. So, it should come as no surprise that you cannot just rely on any type of engineer when it comes to getting assistance to determine the rectification required on your building.

Posted in: Commercial, Concrete cancer, Home warranty insurance, Maintenance, Residential, Strata Management

Building Windows - Façade Upgrade - Remedial Building Services
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.

Posted in: Commercial, Facade upgrades, Fire upgrades, Home warranty insurance, Maintenance, Residential, Strata, Strata Management, Structural repair, Tips and Tricks, Window replacement

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