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Misconceptions About Pre-purchase Property Inspections
Residential
Tuesday March 21 2017

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
Residential
Tuesday January 17 2017

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?
Safety
Friday December 2 2016

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
Energy
Wednesday November 23 2016

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
Buildings
Tuesday October 25 2016

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
Residential
Monday August 29 2016

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
Buildings
Monday July 13 2015

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
Green
Tuesday February 17 2015

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
Residential
Wednesday February 4 2015

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.