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June 30, 2016

Three story apartment block in Potts Point shows structural damage from downstairs renovation.

Cause

Fairly common with major renovations in milti-story buildings, cracks can appear above where walls have been removed or altered. In this case the wall directly below was...

June 23, 2016

Serving the community for over four decades, this popular GP surgery in Sydney's Inner West was in need of some structural and cosmetic surgery before it was handed over to new owners.

Cause

The driveway to the left in the picture above had been added...

June 6, 2016

This crack started to develop under the window over the past five years and was a big concern for the current owners. Buildfix discovered a likely cause and was able to come up with a cost effective repair solution that didn't include expensive and disruptive underpinn...

May 19, 2016

This typical Inner West Sydney home had structural cracks in every room at the front of the house. Each year the homeowner battled to try and keep the decor up to scratch and by the following year the cracks would reappear and the process would start again....

April 6, 2016

As you may gather from the picture above, this end terrace home in Rozelle is pretty old for Australian standards. Constructed in the late eighteen century to house local working class family's from the fisheries industry. This gable forms part of terrace block that st...

March 7, 2016

Newly constructed apartment block and shopping precinct in Hurstville NSW. With cracks to the concrete slab on the first level of the multi-story underground car park allowing water to leak from the loading dock above, a permanent solution was sought by the building de...

September 11, 2015

Crack injection to newly constructed concrete beam bridge in Penrith Lake, NSW.

Cause

The concrete beam shown below may look new, however the beam had previously formed part of a road bridge in Sydney South. During either dismantle or the transportation, the bridge had s...

March 18, 2015

The effects of brick growth can be seen. Not only does the wall crack at the corner, the return wall continues grow and a twist in the wall becomes apparent.

Buildfix bricklayer Matt removing bricks.

The wall after repairs.

January 15, 2015

This double brick retaining wall in Gosford NSW, built at the same time as the adjoining strata manage block, was starting to become unsafe and unsightly. The residents 

decided enough was enough and a local contractor was sought to knockdown and rebuild....

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End Terrace Gable Restoration, Rozelle

April 6, 2016

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