Concrete Repair

Risks of not Repairing Concrete Cancer Properly

What are the Risks of not Repairing Concrete Cancer Properly?

It is important to remember what causes concrete cancer. If the cause of the concrete cancer is not properly identified, removed, repaired and sealed then concrete cancer will continue to develop and re-emerge over time. Once concrete cancer re-emerges, it will progressively develop issues within the structure of a building which makes living in that …

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The Real Cost of Remedial Work

This article introduces, through examples, causes of the high cost of fixing defects in recently constructed residential strata buildings. What are the main drivers? While not all the causes of defects can be discussed here, major contributors to the Cost of remedial works include: builder/developer rush to completion design and construct simplifications, detailing for constructability, …

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Is Your Building Watertight? Waterproofing 101 with Wolfin Membranes

Did you know that waterproofing represents 1.8% of a building’s construction costs, but accounts for a whopping 83% of building defect complaints? The recent Sydney storm that tore through the region in an unexpectedly damaging start to the cooler season left a stream of warehouses and buildings in Sydney’s western suburbs and beyond damaged. Could …

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Concrete Cancer Driving Strata Owners to Bankruptcy

The Courier Mail reports on a slew of concrete cancer riddled apartment buildings now threatening to cost strata owners billions. A recent Queensland incident has once again highlighted the importance of quick response times when it comes to battling the devastating effects of concrete cancer. The Courier Mail has reported that an “epidemic of concrete cancer in older …

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