concrete cancer repairs

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GC Remedial is a concrete cancer repair specialist who provides an efficient and cost effective approach to all of the projects that we take on. Our company is extremely well trained in all aspects of concrete repairs. I the owner, am onsite every day and our tradesman are well versed in formwork carpentry, crack injection, texture coatings and old school solid plastering. Which are the foundation for successful, professional concrete remediation. 

Time is money and efficiency is the key to our success. Over the years we have improved our techniques and strategies to reduce the time we spend on projects, this enables us to be by far the most cost effective service of our kind on the coast. We have invested heavily in training and equipment to give ourselves the edge over our competitors without sacrificing the quality of our work.

IMPORTANT Almost every job we go to has some form of defective remedial concrete repairs, which have been carried out by some of the most well known commercial painting and building rectification companies in south east  Queensland. “AT RIDICULOUS RATES“We come across many jobs where, the client has spent tens of thousands or even hundreds of thousands of dollars. On repairs which are faulty or sub standard.  There are certain procedures to follow in implementing quality repairs. If these procedures aren’t followed there is no doubt that these expensive repairs will fail with in a year or two, wasting all of the money spent by the client.

What is concrete cancer/spalling ?

Concrete cancer AKA concrete spalling, is the term given to the degradation of concrete.  There are a few factors which cause concrete cancer , however the most common type of concrete cancer we see on the Gold Coast is caused by the corrosion of the steel reinforcement. In most cases we see, the corrosion to the reinforcement is caused by the lack of concrete cover. The lack of concrete cover exposes the steel reinforcement to the elements causing it to rust and expand. Once the corroded steel expands the pressure builds up causing chunks to break off. If the corroded areas go untreated the rust acts as a conduit causing the rust to spread through the building, creating larger more expensive problems.  Eventually the building can get to a point that requires decommission.

Photo examples of concrete cancer

The following photos are a guide to what I would call regular signs of concrete cancer prior to repair. feel free to use this as a guide if you suspect your building has concrete cancer. If you would like to meet onsight I am available from monday – Friday between 7am – 3pm. Syb Mundy 0466536710