Heritage & Architectural Concrete & Render Repairs Perth

Heritage and Architectural Repairs – Building Upgrades

In an ever-changing world, the preservation of heritage and architectural buildings and structures is very important in providing a sense of identity and continuity for future generations.  Heritage and architectural buildings and structures represent the past history and culture of our nation; they are physical links to our past and contribute to our cultural and economic wellbeing.

When are heritage and architectural repairs needed?

The original construction materials of heritage and architectural buildings and structures are subject to a natural process of degradation over time, which is accelerated by chemical, physical and biological events.  When these defects go unattended, the building or structure is left with extensive and unavoidable damage to its’ fabric. Consequently, modest spending on regular repairs will reduce the potential for costly repairs in the future, protect the fabric of the building and save money in the long term.

The repairs and building upgrades themselves must be completed in such a way so as to ensure that the life of the building/structure is extended and remains in keeping with its original structure, historic character and features. 

As the trend of repurposing old spaces for offices, apartments and other commercial space continues, there’s a need for a specific area of building maintenance to keep these older buildings looking pristine.  Whether the space is in an old structure or a more modern building, BUSS’ skilled heritage repair team can take years of wear and tear off your property. We will:

  • Repair surviving structural membranes and systems; supplementing or replacing only the unsound material.
  • Avoid repairs which are stronger than the existing fabric and those that may lead to differential stress cracking.
  • Clean masonry surfaces, using gentle methods, to remove harmful substances and/or to reveal deterioration.
  • Ensure that repair materials match the old fabric as near as possible in colour, grain, bedding, durability and chemical composition.

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Who is involved in heritage repairs?

During the remediation of heritage and architectural buildings and structures, BUSS collaborate with the following:

Structural Engineers

     Experienced structural engineers

Heritage Architects

        Heritage architects and specialists

Suppliers of Heritage Materials/Products

        Suppliers of Australian heritgage restoration products

 

Key Stakeholders

     Frpm building owners, town planning to contracters. 

Relevant Statuatory Bodies

        Relevent bodies who focus on heritage buildings and thier upgrades. 

Heritage Consultants

        Close consultation and collaboration with the owners of the property

 

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Why choose Buss for your heritage and architectural repair needs?

Servicing Perth and the metro area, as well as Regional WA, BUSS offer an experienced heritage and architectural remediation team that have the required skill, patience, attention to detail and understanding of the complex balance needed during the execution of heritage repair works.  We ensure that all repairs to buildings of special historic or architectural interest match in appearance to the rest of the structure in terms of colour, texture and finish to achieve sympathetic refurbishment; whilst remaining compliant with relevant laws and requirements.

Drawing on our experience and industry best practice, BUSS’ team have been servicing our clients in the commercial, industrial, residential, mining and resources market for more than 20 years.  Our heritage and architectural remediation team have been applying their expertise in completing condition assessments, creating action plans to remediate issues, developing repair methodologies, providing product recommendations and undertaking repairs via trusted techniques to eradicate underlying problems and renew assets to their desired state for our clients.

Our proven track record in effective remedial solutions and quality workmanship, supported by our affiliation with leading industry organisations – Australian Institute of Waterproofing, the Australasian Concrete Repair Association and the Strata Community Association, along with our Cert III accredited applicators, offer our clients peace of mind for all their remedial repairs.  Our association with these leading organisations allows us the advantage of being one of the most qualified, trusted and reputable remedial contractors in WA.

BUSS is your ‘go to’ contractor for all your heritage and architectural remediation and building upgrade needs in Perth and the metro area, as well as Regional WA.  For more information, please feel free to contact us below, or call us on 08 9444 1732 .

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