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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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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!
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.
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.
19 January 2021. By Simon
Based on statistics, 80 percent of building defects are attributed to water leaks and consequential damages yet water proofing only accounts for just 1 percent of the building costs. In this blog we discuss what you need to know about the role flashings play in waterproofing a building
When it comes to structural repair, we share a lot about the approach to take, things to consider, tips to use and so forth, but rarely do we get under the hood and look at what is involved with treating the cause - until today!
16 November 2020. By Simon Austin
A lick of paint should never be seen as a solution to structural issues. Rather, it is just part of a process. In this blog we break down why painting is not the sole means to a better structure.