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Seven Building Trends Shaping the Future Of Australian Construction

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.

This entry was posted in Commercial, Maintenance, Residential, Technologies

The Severity of Rust Stains

The presence of rust is a manifestation of corrosion, a potentially serious issue which can lead to structural issues. Because rust is a swelling on the metal, it pushes the surrounding materials outwards, causing more moisture to get in which thereby weakens the strength of the structural material. Thus, much like the iceberg that sank the titanic, if you only look at the parts you see, you will miss the devastation that awaits under the surface.

This entry was posted in Concrete cancer, Maintenance, Rust, Structural repair, Waterproofing

Top 10 Most Misinterpreted Terms in Structural Repair Structural repair is hardly a new industry nor new concept, but in recent years, the phrase “structural repair” has become almost commonplace. Because of this, Remedial has compiled the ten most common terms that are often misinterpreted or misused by people outside the structural repair industry. 

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

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

Advantages of Replacing Faulty and Old Windows Did you know the replacement of windows could yield one of the highest returns on your large residential, commercial, or industrial building? New windows are designed to not only insulate against the weather, but also provide better acoustic performance allowing you to save money on heating and cooling plus as relevant, charge a premium as required for resale or rental.

This entry was posted in Facade upgrades, Maintenance, Strata, Window replacement

Like all elements of a building, over time they need maintenance repairs or even replacement. In this blog we discuss the many aesthetic, practical and functional reasons why you should consider upgrading your windows.

This entry was posted in Facade upgrades, Maintenance, Strata, Window replacement

It can be a daunting task understanding roles and responsibilities in strata building maintenance. Does the load solely fall on the Owners Corporation? Should it fall under the remit of the building manager (if that role even exists) And what roles do strata managers and tenants play? Take a look through this blog to learn more about who does what.

This entry was posted in Commercial, Maintenance, Residential, Strata

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

One of the most difficult things to maintain in a restaurant or commercial kitchen is high-quality standards for cleanliness. Too often, under the stress of delivering great service, employees neglect routine hygiene in production areas. But the truth is in reality, it simply can’t be ignored.

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