Why it’s important to meet waterproofing regulations.
Bathroom Renovations – Waterproofing
When it comes to renovations it’s important to know the rules and regulations in your area. Whether you’re doing a home reno, or looking to renovate an investment property, being up to the (ACM) AS 3740 Standards for waterproofing of Wet Areas within Residential Buildings is a high priority. Nobody wants to be out of pocket from an unexpected leak in their gorgeous new Bathroom Renovation.
A bathroom, for a lot of people, can almost feel like a getaway, a place to retreat to after a long day in the office, or even a place for a good soak after a hard day working in the yard. It’s important for a bathroom to feel like that temporary escape from reality. Bathroom renovation should be an exciting experience, not stressful.
The Team at Back2Life Bathrooms work closely you to help you create the dream bathroom to fit the look you envisioned. It’s important when deciding to renovate your existing bathroom to have a clear idea of what you as the homeowner and client, would like for layouts; colour schemes, tiles or even features pieces. We make sure you can focus on aesthetics with the confidence of knowing we are taking care of the boring bits like wet area waterproofing. We will provide advice and workmanship based on the Queensland waterproofing standards for bathroom renovations. Our licensed waterproofing specialist will ensure wet areas for your Bathroom Renovation meets required standards and protects from property damage caused by leaking water. We use Crommelin Wetite and provide a waterproofing warranty of 6 years and 3 months.
Basic Waterproofing facts that you should know
- In QLD where the cost of a waterproofing project exceeds $3,300 it must be done by a licensed tradesperson and is required to be completed to the Australian Standards.
- Issues with waterproofing done poorly or not at all in a bathroom renovation are commonly reported by property owners.
- The work is required to be inspected and certified and issued with a form 16 by a competent person in accordance with the 1975 Building Act
What does this mean for you?
This means peace of mind. When working with us you can expect, the quality that matches the expectation of your dream bathroom. Additionally, if you ever decide to sell, or rent the property, you can be assured, that you won’t have lengthy holdups during the sale process or complaints about leaks caused by poor waterproofing.
Want to know more? Go to http://back2lifebathrooms.com.au/about/what-to-expect or call Luke on 0402 043 200