The Heart of Airlie Beach Re-roofed

Severe Tropical Cyclone Debbie was the strongest tropical cyclone in the Australian region since Cyclone Quang in 2015, and was branded the most dangerous cyclone to impact Queensland since Cyclone Yasi in 2011. Forming as a tropical low on 23…

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Dissimilar Metal Roof Sheeting – Galvanic Corrosion

All Metal Roof Sheets are Not the Same Galvanic corrosion (also called bimetallic corrosion) is an electrochemical process in which one metal corrodes when it comes into contact with another metal that is of dissimilar type.  The corrosion is caused…

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Not Using Fall Protection = Death

You Spot the Difference? In the following pictures, you can see a very different approach to safety and edge protection. The above is a picture of a roof repair currently being completed at Imbil in the Mary Valley. It has…

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Ceilings that can Kill

The Request We recently received a request from a client to attend a property in North Queensland to assess and quote on the damage caused to the roof when a tree crashed down during a storm. The Owner’s Observations Upon arrival,…

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First Images for Rainforest Retreat

It is with great excitement that Brett and Melissa Ambrose are able to share the first rendered images of the new homes to be built in Buderim. Known as Rainforest Retreat these houses will provide the Buderim property market with…

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School Holidays a Busy Time for Ambrose Building

These school holidays have been very busy for the Ambrose Building teams.  With various projects underway for Schools and other Government facilities.  Below are some progress pictures of some of the projects nearing completion that we have been working on….

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Sagging Plasterboard

Sagging Ceilings All too often we see plasterboard ceilings that have noticeably come away from their fixings. Manufactured on a continuous production line, plasterboard is comprised of a specially formulated gypsum core encased between heavy duty paper liners. Plasterboard is normally fixed…

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Case Study – Escape of Liquids

As is an all too often occurrence, a flexi-hose bursts under a sink and water damage is to done to the kitchen, joinery and timber floor.  When it happens in a multi-story home this can pose a multitude of other…

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