The development of roof trusses being engineered from plan and delivered on

The development of roof trusses being engineered from plan and delivered on-site is all so ho-hum normal these days. Even though some builders still use sticks engineered roof trusses are big business. Competition among manufacturers is fierce, which is good news for builders. The competition is keeping pricing keen and manufacturers are constantly looking at ways of reducing costs even …

What should I do if something goes wrong?

The best endeavours to prevent problems will never guarantee that the building will proceed without any problems. Each state has building tribunals set up under the various government consumer bodies e.g Office of Fair Trading (NSW). In the end the builder will have to be accountable to a tribunal set up to allow owners a fair hearing. Details on taking …

Be wary of cheap imported products they may come back to bite you!

A recent debate has been circling the building industry around the high volume of cheap imported building materials failing to meet the safety and performance requirements.    The issue came to a head last year with 5 major commercial projects facing huge losses and repair bills due to the failure of imported Chinese glass.   At 150 Collins Street Melbourne the cost …