Heritage Listings; Renovation and Demolition

Heritage Listings; Renovation and Demolition

Heritage listings NSW protect properties from destruction because of the significant value it brings to the community. Listing these significant landmarks creates a legal framework for managing potential changes made to the properties, ensuring their historical...
Creating an Asbestos-Free Australia

Creating an Asbestos-Free Australia

Every year, the Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency hold a two day summit, with a focus on debating and developing the next strategic plan for seeing an asbestos-free Australia. The current strategic plan was developed for the four year period of 2014-2018, so...

Comparing Asbestos With Modern Day Fibre Cement

Asbestos is no longer being used in construction of buildings. Today asbestos has been replaced by Fibre Cement; a material with almost identical properties, but without the dangerous fibres. Asbestos can still be found in homes built or renovated before 1990, but is...
Demolition – Renovate or Detonate?

Demolition – Renovate or Detonate?

Am I better off renovating or demolishing my house? This is a very common question, and there are some important things to consider. Safety is always the number one priority, whether that be safety in the demolition process, or safety in terms of living in a home with...
I Found Asbestos, What Should I do? 

I Found Asbestos, What Should I do? 

I think I found asbestos, what should I do? You found asbestos? If your house was built or renovated before the 1990’s it is highly likely that it contains asbestos in some form. Since December 2003, all products containing asbestos have been banned in...
As seen on Better Homes and Gardens

As seen on Better Homes and Gardens

Better Homes and Gardens – Adam and Tara are teaming up to help a young family who are a bit short on space in their recently purchased property, but have no money to renovate. Better Homes and Gardens stumble upon some asbestos in their project to renovate an...