The Rising Tide of Noise Pollution and its Negative Effects

The location of a property is just as important as the materials used to build it. Those who live near busy roads and airports have to deal with an immense amount of noise pollution. This article examines the negative effects of this. It also looks at some of the things you can...

Boom in High Rise Building Construction Gives Rise to Safety Concerns

Population growth in Australia has create more demand for accommodation. This has led to a boom in high-rise building construction. Unfortunately, this boom has created several safety concerns. Up until 2009, the rate of apartment construction in Australia was quite flat. But the...

Black Mould Problem Raises Concerns About Leaky Buildings

Black mould has the potential to cause serious health issues. Yet many Australian buildings don’t have adequate safeguards against it. Leaky buildings lie at the heart of the problem. The rate of apartment building in Australia is at an all-time high. A continually-growing...

Recent Survey Suggests that Non-Compliant Building Products Cause Major Construction Issues

Many builders have come across non-compliant materials. This is despite the strictness of the country’s building codes. Here’s why this is such a major issue in the building sector. There’s no denying the importance of building compliance in Australia. The country’s...

Recent Falls Cast Light on Window Safety Issues

Ventilation is a key concern in Australia due to the nation’s warm climate. An open window offers a cool breeze, but it also poses a risk to children. Here’s what you need to know about window safety standards. As the temperature rises, your house can feel like an oven. Warm,...

Bushfire Rated Houses Burn Down Causing Some Experts To Question Building Regulations

For all of the natural beauty of Australia, the high temperatures present some problems. Here’s everything you need to know about Bushfire Attack Ratings (BAL). Plus, what you need to keep in mind when building in wooded areas. At the height of summer, Australia is at its finest....