Building Defects

How to Recognise and Combat Costly Shower Leaks

As the wettest and most frequented area of a property, the bathroom is uniquely susceptible to leaks. Ways to spot and fix a leaking shower: Dripping Water and Water Stains […]

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September 11, 2021

Red Tape, Remedial Cladding and Compliant Solutions

Due to significant changes to the BCA (Building Code of Australia) some insurers, specifiers and strata advisers might default to a total ‘no use of composites’ policy, in which they […]

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Fairview Architectural

November 20, 2020

A Guide to Combustible Cladding

Combustible cladding on properties is a daunting prospect, with many owners and building managers still struggling on how to go forward. Changing requirements in each state and territory can challenge […]

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Bruce McKenzie, Sedgwick

November 12, 2020

Paynter Dixon Remedial Completes Re-cladding Project in the Sydney CBD

Paynter Dixon Remedial is one of the first companies in Sydney to complete a re-cladding project under the new laws that came into effect on 22 October 2018. Under the […]

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November 3, 2020

Examples of NDT Use in Building Diagnostics

Overview Diagnosis of building deterioration is not a simple task and often entails iterative investigations and therefore costs. However, investigations can be more efficient by applying basic Non-Destructive Test (NDT) […]

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Grahame Vile, Director, BAAM Consulting since 2002, and ACRA President 2019-2021.

October 22, 2020

The Constant Cladding Crisis

Australia has been subjected to one of the most harrowing summers in recent memory, with widespread and catastrophic bushfires combined with other severe climatic events including hailstorms, flooding and cyclones. […]

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September 1, 2020

Digital Transformation of the Building Management Sector

An interview with MYBOS Q: Has there been increased demand for digital transformation for both owners and managers, people wanting new technology and embracing change rather than opposing? A: Technology […]

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July 1, 2020