Dealing with mould: It won’t fix itself

Most of us are familiar with the appearance of dark mould. However, most people will overlook or won’t recognise the other types of mould. Lighter coloured mould can be found on any surface. When mould is noticeable, that’s an indicator it is getting to high levels.

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Three ways to save big on your next commercial project

Reducing your capital expenses has always been a goal seldom achieved. It has become even more important through this time of COVID recovery. One of the most expensive capital costs will be renovations or the fitout of a new location, so we thought we would share some tips on reducing this cost.

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When Do I Need Building Approval?

Let’s face it; nobody likes paperwork. And the prospect of plowing through mountains of red tape to get building approvals is about as appealing as queuing outside Coles for toilet paper at the height of COVID-19. However just as we

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Maintenance Jobs to Tackle in Quiet Times

One of the trickiest things about maintenance work for commercial buildings is getting the timing right.  Over the years, Core4 has worked with a lot of clients who put certain jobs in the “too hard basket” because they cause so

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Four Signs Your Building is in Distress

Signs of termite damage. Source: Adobe Stock The coronavirus crisis has shown us Australians need to be prepared ahead of a catastrophe. But when life returns to normal, we may fall into old habits of not planning ahead. Current events

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Secrets To Successful Water Testing

Construction was a hot media topic in 2019, with a raft of stories about combustible cladding, collapsing apartments, and crooked contractors. With so much drama, you may have missed a report that the most common type of building defect in Australia is

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