Building Angels have teamed with market leaders in non-combustible building products including DECO Australia whose fire safe building products comply with AS 1530.1 and AS1530.3 and are suitable for use in bush-fire zones, and Spantec Building System whose products can be incorporated in designs to meet the requirement for all six Bush-fire Attack Levels (BAL) including Flame Zone, to support victims of the devastating Black Summer bush-fires. These are just two of the companies that have joined the Building Angels’ bush-fire relief program, ‘Building Back Better’ offering an exclusive discount across their range. To find out about the other exclusive discounts, please visit www.buildingangels.com.au/bushfire-relief
With planning still underway for many victims of the Black Summer bush-fires, the program will funnel support in an effective, efficient and most lasting way possible for those rebuilding. We are very excited to partner with DECO Australia and Spantec Building Solutions, who are both family-owned Australian business that share the Building Angels spirit -they are passionate about supporting local communities and helping those in need by supplying quality, compliant products for easier rebuilds” said Lisa Tuersley, CEO, Building Angels.
Eligible applicants can register for the exclusive discounts and other complimentary services via the Building Angels‘Building Back Better’ portal at http://www.buildingangels.com.au/bushfire-relief.
DECO Australia are a family-owned, Australian business supplying timber-look aluminium building products, including DecoClad, DecoBatten, DecoDeck and DecoSlat. DECO’s Super Durable™ sublimated DecoWood® finish for aluminium replicates the natural appearance of timber,offering a non-combustible and fire-safe alternative to traditional timber building products. www.deco.net.au
Spantec Systems is a leader in light structural steel beams and the largest steel flooring system specialist in Australia. Their range includes BoxSpan®, Ezipier™, Ezibrace™, Ezi Deck and Colorbeam®. These systems are cost effective, time efficient, easy to install and perfect for bush-fire prone land.
It was in conversations with Scott Herring, a Cobargo community member, that the Phoenix Shed program was born. We facilitated his idea, of pooling community resources to come up with the Phoenix Shed Workshop, which guided participants through the process of building an 8m x 4m structure. Supported with the generosity of Reece Grants, Building Angels as the licensed builder ran the workshop over the course of several weeks. Read more here.
Last week, we finalised the delivery of 41.85 tonnes of FREE tiles to the Bega Valley Shire to assist those rebuilding after losing their home in the Black Summer Fires. Read more here about how this was made possible.
Understanding your contract, its inclusions, exclusions, and the jargon used is paramount to ensure you manage your budget and you avoid any additional stresses during your re-build. Here we explain a few key elements like Prime Cost versus Provisional Sum and how that can impact your budget; the importance of obtaining a Home Builders Compensation Fund Certificate (also known as Home Owners Warranty) before you pay a deposit; and explore the benefits of Liquidated Damages.
BUILDING ANGELS has launched the BUILDING BACK BETTER program to Support Black Summer Bushfire Victims in the rebuild. The program is designed to offer exclusive discounts from industry partners on building materials with an aim to provide at least $250,000 of discounted products into fire-affected communities.