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Pool and Spa Barrier Compliance Certification in Vic

The Victorian Government is requiring Barrier Inspections of existing and new Swimming Pools and Spas by VBA registered building surveyors or inspectors. The condition of the barrier to comply to AS 1926. This law will come into effect on 1st

By |2020-10-02T02:45:01+00:00October 2nd, 2020|News|Comments Off on Pool and Spa Barrier Compliance Certification in Vic

Understanding Bond Breakers

Much confusion and debate occurs over the use of Bond Breakers in the waterproofing process. The attached article is an attempt to clarify. COMMENT - Understanding Bond Breakers The principle of a bond-breaker system is to cater for building joint

By |2020-09-23T06:02:22+00:00September 23rd, 2020|News|Comments Off on Understanding Bond Breakers

We are open during Stage 4 lock down

The Victorian Government has announced Stage 4 restrictions in its declaration of a State of Disaster. The over-arching principle being to reduce the movement of people and isolate the population. Business activities are closed unless the workplace is part of

By |2020-08-04T02:20:35+00:00August 4th, 2020|News|Comments Off on We are open during Stage 4 lock down

Comment on Remedial Waterproofing

There are so many challenges with remedial waterproofing that rarely is there a standard solution. Finding the source of the problem can be very difficult! The keys to success are: Think before you act explore the situation past the first

By |2020-07-08T05:23:55+00:00July 8th, 2020|News|Comments Off on Comment on Remedial Waterproofing

Victoria is moving towards Registration and Licensing of Waterproofing Tradespeople

The current Victorian Building Regulations 2018 require the contracted Registered Builder to supervise tradespeople's work and sign off the compliance of DTS (deemed-to-satisfy) Performance Requirements under the NCC 2019 (National Construction Code). Thus for trades like Waterproofing the only recognised

By |2020-03-31T03:50:43+00:00March 31st, 2020|News|Comments Off on Victoria is moving towards Registration and Licensing of Waterproofing Tradespeople

Sika Cementitious Grouts and Repair Mortar Flyer

When looking for a suitable product for your job, the attached flyer highlights six of the most popular products with a simple description. Product brochures have the full specifications.    https://www.conpro.com.au/product_items/sika-cement-based-compounds/?portfolioCats=61 REPAIR MORTARS and GROUTS Flyer - Nov 19

By |2019-11-04T04:55:43+00:00November 4th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Sika Cementitious Grouts and Repair Mortar Flyer

Condensation often occurs without Ventilation – TECHNICAL TIPS

Issues of structural water damage or mould, mildew and fungus problems often occur when the building has insufficient ventilation. The NCC covers the performance requirements under Volume Three, Part E1   Heating, Ventilation and Air-conditioning. Problems with ventilation often occur

By |2019-10-22T01:41:00+00:00October 22nd, 2019|News|Comments Off on Condensation often occurs without Ventilation – TECHNICAL TIPS

Remedial Waterproofing Products Flyer

Many existing building require remedial works. Concrete structures with serious water leaks often require an injection process with pressure pump and expanding polyurethane as indicated. Concrete structures often experience structural cracks requiring repair with epoxy products The Sika products nominated

By |2019-10-08T00:14:30+00:00October 8th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Remedial Waterproofing Products Flyer

Training Night – 24th September – Internal Wet Area Waterproofing Supervision

Come and join us for our next Quarterly Training Night on Tuesday 24th September. Starts around 4'ish. A short presentation on technical matters, followed by a practical demonstration with Sika products. Drinks and nibbles provided. Please book as numbers are

By |2019-09-08T23:31:30+00:00September 8th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Training Night – 24th September – Internal Wet Area Waterproofing Supervision

Remedial Shower conversion for wheelchair access – TECHNICAL TIPS

With a growing aging population many traditional bathrooms are being converted to a more open plan to be wheelchair friendly. Under the National Construction Code (NCC), with reference to AS 3740 this style of bathroom is catered for as a

By |2019-08-07T01:56:04+00:00August 7th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Remedial Shower conversion for wheelchair access – TECHNICAL TIPS