Misconceptions About Pre-purchase Property Inspections
Pre-purchase property inspections are highly desirable before you buy for essentially two reasons.
Builder Fined $45k After WA Storm Blows Off Roof
A building company and its supervisor have been fined a total of $45,000 after their negligence contributed to the roof of one of their West Australian...
Work on Roofs: Retractable Fall Arrester or Rope Grab?
Retractable fall arresters are commonly used with overhead anchorage lines. but nowadays, more and more models are suitable for horizontal use too.
The Building Integrated Solar Roof Tile Market is Exploding
If you haven’t heard about Elon Musk's recent announcements about Tesla and Solar City’s new solar photovoltaic (PV) roof tile, you must have been living under...
Thermal Imaging in Detection of Building Defects
Commercial and domestic building inspections are subject to many impediments and limitations, including safe access limitations, inability to see through walls and defects that are invisible...
Hidden Risks Within Your Roof Space
Fires can start in a roof space, and it all comes down to a few significant issues which can be avoided with an annual check of...
The New Green Roof Is Blue
The green roof is becoming a more common occurrence in Australian development as the industry looks for improved sustainability and better amenity solutions. But could a...
Natural Roof Ventilation Passively Dissipates Heat
A simple yet innovative form of roof ventilation could dramatically reduce the energy consumption and associated carbon footprint of suburban residential housing.
More Irish Roof Scammers Charged
Five Irish nationals who allegedly scammed Perth homeowners for roof renovation work that wasn't completed have been charged and detained awaiting deportation.