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Structural Repair vs General Repair Not all buildings are the same and thus, no two “repair jobs” are the same. Sometimes a simple piece of handyman work will suffice, other times, there is need for structural repair. What we want to do, is help you distinguish between structural repair and general repair as the two terms are not interchangeable really.
And we write it to serve as a guide for owners and building managers to identify when to call for general repairs and which building conditions are deemed appropriate to call in structural repair specialists – like Remedial Building Services.

This entry was posted in Concrete cancer, Residential, Strata, Structural repair, Tips and Tricks

Is Your Balcony Safe and BCA-Compliant? Whilst less reported, incidents of falling have become more prevalent than drowning in the pool or the bath. In this blog I talk about the Building Code of Australia’s requirements in keeping  your building’s balcony and balustrades safe and compliant with the standards so you don't contribute to the statistics!

This entry was posted in Residential, Strata, Structural repair, Tips and Tricks

How to Clean Your Resin Floor Properly Does your business site have a resin floor and you're not sure how to clean it? If so, then read on, as we cover off all you need to know to ensure you get the most from your floor. 

This entry was posted in Commercial, Commercial kitchens, Flooring solutions, Maintenance, Tips and Tricks

Concrete repair and building in general can be a complex subject. Many terms are sefl explanatory, though many others are less so. In this piece we steer clear of  some of the more well used terms and focus on the terms which are used less often, but which are good to know. 

This entry was posted in Concrete cancer, Tips and Tricks

Leaking pipes are one of the most significant issues property managers need to action immediately, yet despite acting promptly, the effects of leaking pipes can last well beyond the time they were leaking. In fact, the greatest threat of water seepage to structural integrity is when moisture has reached the building's steel frame, which is part of the structure's foundation. 

This entry was posted in Maintenance, Structural repair, Tips and Tricks, Waterproofing

Structural Foundation Issues: What Are They and How They Can be Resolved Like your own general health, the best way to protect your building is to undertake routine checkups and maintenace. This allows you to notice when things start to look different and quickly identify issues which may need attention. We've put together a guide to help you notice key signs and what to do about them. 

This entry was posted in Facade upgrades, Strata, Structural repair, Tips and Tricks

A Guide to Appointing the right Structural Repair Specialist In the situation that you do need to hire a structural repair specialist, it is important that you find the right one, but knowing what to look for – for something you have little experience with – in a contractor can be somewhat overwhelming. To help make life that little bit easier, we have put together a cheat-sheet on hiring a structural repair specialist.
 

This entry was posted in Concrete cancer, Facade upgrades, Strata, Structural repair, Tips and Tricks

The three reasons companies invest in their commercial floor No matter the change in technology, nor the industry the enquiries come from, nor the level of technical expertise of the person enquiring, we have learned that the nature of each and every flooring enquiry can be categorised as one of three things. In this blog we discuss the three ways to classify flooring.

This entry was posted in Commercial, Commercial kitchens, Flooring solutions, Non-slip flooring, Tips and Tricks

Certified Fire Doors Can Save Lives

The issue of fire safety is one which is very close to our hearts at Remedial Building Services. The opportunity to do our part, by giving building occupants the best chance of survival, is all the incentive we need really.

This entry was posted in Commercial, Fire upgrades, Strata, Tips and Tricks

DIY Tips for Your Flooring Surface

If you want to preserve the integrity of your floor for as long as possible, follow these tips.

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