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Rusted Reinforcement Under Concrete - Structural Repair - Remedial Building Services
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.

Building Repairs Works On Progress - Building Maintenance - Remedial Building Services
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.

Apllying Flooring Solution - Epoxy Flooring - Remedial Building Services
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.

Completed Flooring Works - Flooring Solutions - Remedial Building Services
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

Missenden Road Aerial View - Building Maintenance - Remedial Building Services
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

Repairs under Plant and Equipment - Structural Repair - Remedial Building Services
Main Considerations When Choosing the Best Solution for an Industrial Floor

26 May 2020. By Goran

The flooring needs of industrial and large commercial spaces are entirely different from public buildings. Time after time, we have seen the importance of choosing the right and its role in maximising performance and enhancing safety in production facilities.

Posted in: Industrial Flooring, Non-slip flooring

Large Aparment Complex Rectifcation - Building Façade - Remedial Building Services
Renovate, Don’t Detonate: Five Ways to Improve the Aesthetics of Your Apartment Building

22 May 2020. By Goran

Preserving your apartment building’s aesthetics not only improves your structure’s value but also provides your occupants with excellent quality of life and peace of mind. Learn how to enhance your apartment’s building facade in this latest blog.

Posted in: Residential, Strata, Strata Management, Tips and Tricks

Commercial Kitchen Floor Upgrades- Epoxy Flooring - Remedial Building Services
Characteristics of a High Quality Commercial Kitchen Floor

18 May 2020. By Hamish

When it comes to building and then fitting out a commercial kitchen, we know that very few people/companies have an unlimited budget. You're looking to find optimal solutions that help you produce great quality food at a price you can afford. But as we have discussed before it all has to start with the floor. In this blog we take a look at the characteristics which lead to a commercial kitchen floor that stands the test of time.

Posted in: Commercial, Commercial kitchens, Flooring solutions

Spalling On Underslide Of Slab - Concrete Repair - Remedial Building Services
Why Concrete Spalling is Worse on Ocean-Front Apartments

13 April 2020. By Ian

Last blog we talked about the role strata managers have in helping fight off concrete cancer. In this piece we discuss how ocean-side apartments potentially have it worse and specifically dissect why, living near the beach may affect your property. In fact, we will help you understand why the probability of concrete cancer is higher in structures by the sea than those salt-free locations.

Concrete Cancer -Concrete Repair - Remedial Building Services
A Strata Manager’s Guide to Building Maintenance

7 April 2020. By Chris

According to the most recent figures available, in Australia approximately 9% of the population live in an apartment spread out over some 2.6-million strata lots. For those of you who manage these residents and buildings (estimated at around 4,300 full-time, dedicated and hardworking strata managers), you know how much work is involved in staying on top of things. This is a go-to guide on concrete cancer repair and other building maintenance to-dos that strata managers can take advantage of.

Commercial Kitchen Floor - Flooring Solutions - Remedial Building Services
Flooring Considerations for Your Commercial Kitchen Fit-Out Costs

26 March 2020. By Goran

If you are looking to open a new club, restaurant or café, the fitout can be a very exciting time. Where to put the furniture, deciding on the lighting, the speakers all the way down to the paints and colours. The kitchen which is the workhorse of the operations may be fitted out with the latest and best equipment, but in this article, we’re going to share with why the right selection for your commercial kitchen flooring needs to be a top consideration when setting budgets and designing your space.

Posted in: Commercial Kitchen Floors, Kitchen Floors, Tips and Tricks