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Cost of poor quality in construction

The Cost of Poor Quality In Construction Is New Building Regulation

The cost of poor quality in construction is substantial. Highly publicised tragedies like the Mascot and Opal Tower incidents have put lives at risk and caused millions of dollars worth of damage. The need for reform in building regulation is very evident. New agreement by Australia’s building ministers is a positive step towards solving the problem of defective buildings

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The Cost of Poor Quality In Construction

The Cost of Poor Quality In Construction Is New Building Regulation

The cost of poor quality in construction is substantial. Highly publicised tragedies like the Mascot and Opal Tower incidents have put lives at risk and caused millions of dollars worth of damage. The need for reform in building regulation is very evident. New agreement by Australia’s building ministers is a positive step towards solving the problem of defective buildings

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Thermal imaging Sydney Crucial To Building Inspections

Thermal Imaging Sydney Crucial To Local Building Inspections

If you are preparing to inspect your home or investment property using a professional building inspector then you simply cannot afford not to utilise thermal imaging techniques. Many building faults such as leaks, termite damage, condensation and poor structural framing are regularly unobservable to the human eye. Thermal imaging Sydney is available to you when you employ a contractor

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Payment Claim Must Be Paid Within Fifteen Days

Homeowners Must Pay Contractors Within Fifteen Days of Payment Claim

The Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act 1999 The Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act 1999 provides protection to builders in the case that homeowners are unable to make payment to contractors following a payment claim. This can happen when banks take longer than expected to deliver on home loan capital, if the loan is

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Common Building Defects and Remediation

Four Common Building Defects and How To Fix Them

Sydney Building Defects and Inspection Reports aims to provide high quality building inspections and reports in the building industry whenever defects are present and pose a risk to the health and safety of occupants. We have been in business for nearly four decades and over this time have gained a wide scope of experience in writing reports of building

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Consumer Protections Insufficient In Building Sector

Consumer Protections In The Building Industry Must Be Improved

When you plan to build your home or conduct a home renovation, things may not always go to plan. Resolving disputes with builders is crucial to the success of any professional building project because cutting corners can result in sustained damage to the building and pose safety hazards to its occupants. At the moment, there is not enough regulation

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Dron Inspections More Efficient

Drone Inspections Offer Far Better Building Inspections

The potential of drones in building inspections in terms of their ability to identify building defects and real estate misnomers is big. Drone technologies are a recent innovation in the building inspection sector. They promise to deliver better results and more comprehensive visual inspections of any building. Drones can be equipped with thermal imaging cameras and cameras with extensive

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Workers Compensation Denied By Icare

Compensation Rort (icare program) Leaves Injured In Deficit

An insolvent workers compensation scheme with a deficit of $4 billion was handed over to the Coalition in 2011. When they came to power, the new Government implemented a scheme that reduced the deficit. The scheme was actually topped up and handed over with a $4 billion surplus, according to the ABC. However, the new insolvent workers compensation scheme

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New Building Legislation

New Building Legislation and Retrospective Laws Deter Dodgy Builders

New legislation has been passed in the NSW that aims to deter dodgy builders from cutting corners on construction projects. The Design and Building Practitioners Act 2020 and Residential Apartment Buildings (Compliance and Enforcement Powers) Act 2020 attempts to restore confidence in NSW building industry. They do this by forcing contractors to exercise reasonable care as they carry out

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Dilapidation Reports Sydney

Protect Yourself With A Dilapidation Report

Protect Yourself With A Dilapidation Report Have you have recently employed contractors to undertake construction or building work in close proximity to your neighbours? You should assuredly take the time to have a dilapidation report written for your protection. Heavy drilling, excavation and demolition work produces vibrations which can result in cracks, leaks or other damage to neighbouring buildings.

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