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Painting a building is a process, Not a solution

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.

Posted in: Facade upgrades, Maintenance, Residential, Strata, Structural repair

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The many ways Remedial can help with BCA compliance

6 November 2020. By Jeff Anderson

As a specialist repair company much of the work we offer spans multiple components of the BCA. So we thought we would give you a quick snapshot into the areas you can call on our team to help

Posted in: Cladding, Commercial, Commercial kitchens, Concrete cancer, Fire upgrades, Maintenance, Residential, Strata Management, Structural repair

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On the floor with the Liquor Industry

22 October 2020. By Goran

We thought we'd share some of the rigours that the alcohol production industry place on their floors and the considerations that must be given with regards to selecting the right one, and what your options are.

Posted in: Commercial, Industrial Flooring, Non-slip flooring

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Don’t Drop the ball on Drips

13 October 2020. By Simon

When you see the tell-tale signs of a water leak inside your building, more often than not, the damage you are seeing is massively understating what is actually happening. In this blog we discuss the causes and issues to look out for so you can fix thnigs before they get out of hand.

Posted in: Strata, Strata Management, Structural repair, Waterproofing

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Building Cladding – Your responsibilities as an owner

1 October 2020. By Jeff

When it comes to building cladding what are your obligations, what do you need to do, know and by when does it all need to happen? In this piece we break it all down for you including when you need to register your building.

Posted in: Commercial, Facade upgrades, Maintenance, Residential, Strata Management

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Treatment of Concrete Cancer

28 September 2020. By Simon

Ever wondered what causes it, or how concrete cancer repair is undertaken? Ever thought to yourself, I wish i knew how to identify it? Well read on, we uncover (pun intended) what you need to know.

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What do Icebergs and Concrete Spalling Have in Common?

11 September 2020. By Hamish

What do icebergs and concete cancer have in common? The fact that under the surface there is a lot more than you can see (90% or so), ready to rip the strength out of your structure. In this piece we uncover what you need to know and explain what to do about it.

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The dangerous side of lockdowns for Repairs

31 August 2020. By Hamish

As reported in The Domain during the first lock down, trades such as ours which provide Building repairs and maintenance were prevented or limited from attending sites to fix issues within the building. What few realised is that this would have effect those buildings with structural repair requirements. In this blog we explain why.

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Fun Fact: Planning your floors could save you money

5 August 2020. By Hamish

Whether it is a non-slip floor, hygienic matting, or floors for cleanroom facilities - the options are more expansive than ever when it comes to your industrial floor. Today we deep dive to provide insight on what you need to know.

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When You Need Commercial Flooring

27 July 2020. By Goran

When it comes to flooring, here is the truth: Just because something works in a residential setting there is no guarantee that it will work well in a commercial space. Learn why and find out what you need to know.

Posted in: Commercial, Commercial kitchens, Flooring solutions

Understanding Waterproofing And Membranes - Waterproofing Specialist - Remedial Building Services
Uses Of Torch On Waterproof Membranes

22 July 2020. By Hamish

Waterproofing comes in different forms and is used for different purposes. But one of the more resilient types is Torch-On Membrane — applied under the intense heat of a flame. Today we disect torch on membranes so you know what you need to know.

Posted in: Structural repair, Waterproofing

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Seven Building Trends Shaping The Future of Australian Construction

8 July 2020. By Remedial Team

Recent events aside (fire and COVID-19) over the last few years, the commercial building industry has experienced significant growth, owed in large to demand, technological advancements and a shift in project management techniques. We think that there are 7 key events which are affecting the industry as a whole at the moment and which are likely to be shaping influences in the years to come.

Posted in: Commercial, Maintenance, Residential, Technology