Building consultants & Quantity estimators specialising in remedial specifications, defect & compliance reporting & design delivery
Project managers & Superintendents specialising in project planning, design management, contract administration & quality control
|"It had dawned on me that the occurrence of a defect was the result of some condition or action, and that it would be possible to eliminate defects entirely by pursuing Shigeo Shingo |
Are building defects common?
Unfortunately, the occurrence of general building defects is quite high. Research conducted by UNSW in 2012 found that 72% of apartment blocks in NSW have building defects and over 80% of apartment blocks in NSW built since 2000 have building defects.
What are the most commonly reported defects?
What is water ingress and why is it a problem?
Water or moisture penetration from the outside of a building to the internal areas is generally referred to as water ingress. Water ingress can present in a variety of ways. A commonly known type is rising damp, which is often found in older buildings due to the breakdown of the original damp proof course over time.
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It begins with experience, and what sets us apart is our expertise in communication. The Hydromedial team have decades spent immersed in multiple sectors of the industry in technical construction to management & design, so we understand the frustrations of all stakeholders, and we know how to avoid them.
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Hydromedial is the collaboration of two careers in the construction industry, spanning 48 years in total, 3 continents and an ongoing curiosity in the built environment. Collaboratively, our team have experience in custom designed cottages, basements, through to multi-level & high-rise structures.
Hydromedial has established a consultancy team that is committed to improving the life cycle outlay of each project and increasing the longevity of the built environment, by understanding the cause, the remedy, the impacts and the stakeholders. At Hydromedial, these considerations are at the fore-front of every decision we make, and every direction we take.
Hydromedial deliver an all-encompassing service. We collaborate with a highly experienced group of industry professionals including Structural, Hydraulic, Fire and Geo-technical Engineers. We provide a targeted approach to problem solving, utilising resources in a targeted way minimising project costs & overall impact to our clients.