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While home or property owners see the need for repairs and maintenance, the cost for of undertaking preventative structural analysis can be high and is likely to put many people off. But the cost of doing so may surprise people. 
Usually people wait until damage becomes serious enough to be apparent and cause other issues, by which time the damage is done and extensive works are required. In doing this, what could have been a relatively small captical expenditure becomes something much more significant. 

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Fire Upgrades for Building Code Compliance If you're issued with a Fire upgrade order, or are just looking to update your building so it is in line with the code, there are a number of considerations you need to be aware of. In this piece we discuss what they are and what you need to be aware of. 

This entry was posted in Commercial, Fire upgrades, Residential, Strata

The advantages of Carbon Fibre During the design phase, determinations for the load-bearing capacity of a slab is mandatory considertion. However, through the process of time, a change in the intended use of the slab can mean the load-bearing capacity may no longer be adequate. In this instance carbon fibre can be a very quick and cost effective solution. 

This entry was posted in Carbon fibre, Commercial, Structural repair

The Lifetime Value of Your Floor

You're in business right? You know the importance of ensuring that your assets work as hard for you as possible.

This entry was posted in Flooring solutions, Non-slip flooring

Happy New Year! Welcome back to 2013, a year we hope is profitable, healthy and successful for you all. In the time over the break a few of us discussed the direction the blog should take this year. What we decided was that we want to have a distinct bias towards providing you with more useful information which has practical use for you.

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Buyer Beware - The Pitfalls of Properties with Structural Issues

Things to be aware of when buying a new house or unit

This entry was posted in Concrete cancer, Strata, Structural repair

There is a saying along the lines of “A man (or woman’s) home is their castle”. I have no idea where the saying originated, but I think many of us can relate just the same. Home is where we feel safe, where everything is in order and where everything just feels right. Whilst we may enjoy this truth on the inside, sadly outside is not always the same. In some instances it is gardening duty and in others, building repair. Sadly, in many instances, Mother Nature works to conspire against dreams of our house being a castle, causing buildings to suffer from the effects of the environment (too often this is combined with poor quality construction methods).

This entry was posted in Concrete cancer, Strata, Structural repair