Tag Archive for: building defects

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What is concrete cancer?

Concrete cancer, also called alkali–silica reaction (ASR), is a serious problem that can damage or destroy structures made of concrete. This blog explains what concrete cancer is, its causes and signs of concrete cancer with examples of…
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How to spot common building defects

Before buying a home, you should always consult experts to conduct a building defect inspection. But even if you do that, you should look for common building defects yourself while inspecting the home. In this blog, we’ll teach you about…
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Steel Corrosion

Steel corrosion is a common household problem and is particularly evident in steel columns. In this blog, we examine the corrosion of structural steel, what problems can result and how to prevent it. But first, it is important to understand…
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Finding cracks around your property

Finding cracks around your home can be evidence of a serious problem. As such, you should be cautious if you've found cracks around your property. This blog will guide you through the causes of cracks, where they're commonly found and what…
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Water damage and how to avoid it

Water damage poses a major threat to any property. By allowing water build up and excess moisture in your home, you risk the safety and liveability of the home you love. Moisture attracts dangerous pests, such as cockroaches, silverfish and…