Who builds in foam?  EPS building system confidence.

Who builds in foam? EPS building system confidence.

Sydney’s construction industry is increasingly embracing the use of quality expanded polystyrene building systems.  These lightweight, energy efficient systems are ideal for the renovations, extensions and first floor additions prevalent in the city. Its versatility,...
Why we can’t choose your colour for you…

Why we can’t choose your colour for you…

Why we can’t choose your colour for you… Colour can be the hardest part of the building process!  The overwhelming confusion (and exhaustion) on the faces of customers bringing their array of potential choices into store affirms this regularly! Sometimes clients will...
Confusing Product Words

Confusing Product Words

IS THERE A TERM YOU NEED TO EXPLAIN OVER AND OVER? ACRYLIC RENDER? POLYMER RENDER? COLOURED RENDER? Follow this confusing conversation representative of some typical terms that need further explanation: Person 1: “I asked for acrylic render but I can see sand...
The theory behind cement based patching compounds

The theory behind cement based patching compounds

Why would you use a cement based product to patch the joints of a cementitious substrate like blue board? The impact of typical settlement, subsidence and expansion and contraction, combined with the rigid nature of this type of wall panel can be most evident at the...
A Champagne Finish on a Beer Budget

A Champagne Finish on a Beer Budget

The homeowner and builder can ultimately have more control over the finished render system than the renderer.  A restricted project budget does not have to mean a below grade finish, but there does need to be reasonable acceptance of compromising an expected level of...
Is your next project in a Bush Fire Attack Zone?

Is your next project in a Bush Fire Attack Zone?

Did you know?  Construction in Bush Fire Attack Zones require compulsory specification elements and additional building regulation compliance.  The good news is that you don’t have to compromise your budget or project efficiency to achieve this! RTP provides for...
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