Signs that Your Building Needs Underpinning

30 December 2019
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The structural integrity of your commercial building greatly determines its durability. The condition of your foundation is one of the factors which determine how strong and durable the entire building will be. Competent construction engineers and contractors understand the importance of the foundation to the entire structure, and they ensure it is well installed. However, there are few times when the foundation might fail the strength test, and when the foundation weakens, signs that the structure is falling apart start manifesting. Read More 

The Silent Menace That Could Be Destroying Your House

17 July 2019
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Being a homeowner means constantly fixing problems as they arise, from broken windows to faulty electrical outlets. Most of these problems are very visible and, therefore, let you know what to do to fix them. However, there are some problems that can affect your home with very few visible signs, and these are the ones you really need to be on the lookout for. Alternatively, these problems may be subtle enough that their symptoms may look like something else and confuse you when you try to fix it. Read More 

Mistakes and Problems Related to Asbestos Disposal

2 May 2019
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You may have heard that removing asbestos is risky work, especially to your health, and should be performed by a qualified person. This is because it is a process that should be carried out in a safe manner, from removal to disposal. When it comes to disposal, there are various rules and regulations that must be followed. Remember that asbestos has been removed from a building to prevent health problems. You do not want to cause health problems where you are taking it out, either in the course of the journey or at the disposal point. Read More 

Ways Erratic Weather Changes Can Lead To Foundation Repair

13 November 2017
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Although predominantly known for its warm climate, many parts of Australia experience seasonal weather changes. Some of these changes can be quite severe, with prolonged droughts being alternated with lengthy rainy seasons. And although the hot weather is something most people prefer over biting cold, prolonged heat can have an adverse effect on your foundation by causing extreme changes in the soil. You should be especially wary of erratic weather changes when you live in an area characterised by clay soil, as this land can experience drastic changes when exposed to excessive heat or moisture. Read More 

Dealing With Concrete After a Demolition Job

14 August 2017
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When demolishing any large building, such as a shopping centre or block of apartments, it is inevitable that a large amount of waste concrete will be generated. However, this concrete does not have to be carried off to a landfill site or left in place as an eyesore for the local community. Instead, it can be recycled and reused. Below is a guide to how different types of concrete can be salvaged from a demolition site and recycled. Read More