Blogs

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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

Flashing Failures - Building Maintenance - Remedial Building Services
Water leaks are not always from faulty membrane

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

Posted in: Cladding, Commercial, Concrete cancer, Residential, Strata Management, Structural repair

Building - Structural Repair - Remedial Building Services
Building upgrade using Cladding

14 December 2020. By Hamish Anderson

In recent years building cladding has been a dirty word, but as we discuss, using cladding on your building could make a huge difference to your bills and to your resale value.

Posted in: Cladding, Residential, Strata

Treating Steel Corrosion to Stop Structural Issues - Remedial Building Services
Treating Steel Corrosion

23 November 2020. By

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!

Posted in: Concrete cancer, Facade upgrades, Maintenance, Residential, Strata Management

Paint Bubbling Sign Of Hidden Water Damage - Building Water Leaks - Remedial Building Services
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

Remedial Team Break And Remove Old Concrete - Structural Repairs - Remedial Building Services
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

Epoxy Flooring At Brewery - Flooring Solutions - Remedial Building Services
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

Waterproofing Issues Can Lead To Leaks - Waterproofing Specialist - Remedial Building Services
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

Building - Structural Repair - Remedial Building Services
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

Concrete Cancer Cause Large Issue - Concrete Repair - Remedial Building Services
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.