A day with waterproofing expert… Renee Spiteri
In our latest session with waterproofing expert Renee Spiteri, we take a sneak peek into a typical day with our Marketing and Operations Administrator who can be called the ‘membrane’ of the Danrae Group as underpinning almost every part of the business operation.
Read MoreThree common strata waterproofing problem areas – a five-step solution
With longstanding experience in commercial and residential strata waterproofing, the Danrae Group team has seen every sort of waterproofing issue. Here are five common problem areas in commercial and residential strata – and Danrae Group’s five-step strata waterproofing solution.
Read MoreFour key benefits of end-to-end waterproofing project management
Quality is central to waterproofing, but it’s just one part of an efficient and cost-effective waterproofing project. It takes comprehensive planning and delivery to ensure you get the result you need to protect your property, minimise tenant disruption and avoid unnecessary project delays.
Read MoreA day with waterproofing expert… Lillian Caruana
In the latest of our A Day in the Life series, we speak to waterproofing expert, Lillian Caruana. As Finance Manager, Lillian oversees all accounting and financial services for our team and our clients. As our Co-Founder, she’s also been part of our waterproofing company from day one, helping deliver our first-class waterproofing solutions.
Read MoreThree reasons why you should partner with an expert waterproofing company
Given the building faults that continue to plague strata developments, the importance of partnering with an expert waterproofing company is clear. For quality waterproofing, it’s also very important to have a comprehensive waterproofing solution in place at the earliest stage.
Read MoreA day with waterproofing expert… Wayne Spiteri
In the latest of our A Day in the Life series, we speak to Wayne Spiteri, Danrae Group Sales Director. A former electrician, Wayne learnt waterproofing from the ground up over several years with our company. Wayne is a remedial project estimator, a customer service specialist and waterproofing expert.
Read MoreHow apartment waterproofing may impact investment value
We’ve all previously seen the devastating effects of building defects resulting from poor quality apartment waterproofing and construction. High quality and expert waterproofing solutions, on the other hand, will protect apartment waterproofing, property condition – and value. Here’s how.
Read MoreUnderstanding climate and your waterproofing solution
Extreme climate is making a mark around the globe, and while it may not initially spring to mind, climate can also play havoc with your waterproofing solution. Here’s how climate may affect the effectiveness and quality of your waterproofing and, if undetected or untreated, your building’s structural integrity… and value.
Read MoreThree environmental advantages of waterproofing
We’ve seen the building faults that continue to plague strata, and it’s no surprise that poor-quality waterproofing is a major culprit. Expert waterproofing plays a crucial role in protecting your property, and what some might not realise is that among the advantages of waterproofing are key environmental benefits.
Read MoreThe Danrae Group 2021 waterproofing company wrap
In 2021, we added to our waterproofing capability, we were ready when the NSW Government introduced legislative changes, and we showcased our expertise for clients including hospitals, schools and luxury vehicle showrooms. Here’s more with our annual Danrae Group waterproofing company wrap.
Read MoreFive essential features of a Waterproofing Specialist
It’s clear that poor quality waterproofing has long-lasting repercussions. When looking to contract a waterproofing specialist, there are some features you need to look for including professional licencing, experience, comprehensive capability, in-house expertise – and a workmanship guarantee.
Read MoreDanrae Group overview of waterproofing Australian standards
To consistently deliver expert waterproofing solutions, Danrae Group relies on decades of experience, and a thorough knowledge of waterproofing Australian standards. The standards set out specifications to ensure businesses deliver safe, effective and reliable products and services.
Read MoreApartment waterproofing for strata managers – and new strata loans
Strata managers generally oversee all facilities management, and it’s essential to have an overview of waterproofing requirements, industry standards and the contracting process. Here’s our guide to apartment waterproofing for strata managers, from licencing to warranties, scope and strata loans.
Read MoreDanrae Group a registered ‘Building Practitioner’ under DBP Act
In July 2021, the Design and Building Practitioners Act 2020 took effect – the latest government regulation aimed to restore public confidence in the building industry. As required by the act, Danrae Group is a Registered Building Practitioner. Here’s what that means for our customers.
Read MoreWhy you always need to use a licenced waterproofer
If you’re looking for a waterproofing company, you need to know that all waterproofers in NSW should be qualified and licenced. By using a licenced waterproofer, you can be sure that they have the necessary skills to provide you with a first-class and permanent waterproofing solution, tailored to your property and location.
Read MoreHow to become a licenced waterproofer
If you’re wondering how to become a licenced waterproofer, we can help. It takes an experienced and licenced waterproofer to deliver expert waterproofing solutions. If you’re considering a career in waterproofing, here’s what you need to know about becoming a licenced waterproofer – and how we can help.
Read MoreWhy a waterproofing guarantee really matters
While leading brands provide warranties for materials and insurance can help protect your waterproofing from unforeseen events, a waterproofing guarantee is also very important. In addition to peace of mind, there are three key reasons why a waterproofing guarantee really matters.
Read MoreHow compliant waterproofing can save you thousands
Danrae Group implicitly understands compliant waterproofing and tWe adhere to the Building Code of Australia (BCA) to ensure our waterproofing is consistently safe and of the highest standard. There’s another benefit too. Compliant waterproofing can save every property owner thousands. Here’s how.
Read MoreWhy we're the first choice for an expert waterproofing career
Looking for an expert waterproofing career? At Danrae Group we know that each and every team member provides exceptional waterproofing solutions – and we provide our team with first-class training and support. Here are just a few reasons why Danrae is the place to build a brilliant waterproofing career.
Read MoreLatest news in NSW strata waterproofing reforms
The NSW Building Commission is overseeing new reforms to strengthen industry standards. Rolling out in stages, the latest changes apply to the design process for Class 2 residential buildings including multi-unit, multi-storey strata properties. Here’s what you need to know about strata waterproofing reforms.
Read MoreHow we provide high quality, compliant roof remediation
We provide expert commercial roof leak repair and waterproofing thanks to our skilled and certified in-house team, proven processes and end-to-end project management. Here’s how we ensure compliant roof remediation… and why it’s central to an efficient, high-quality and long-lasting waterproofing solution.
Read MoreExpert waterproofing consultant for Opera Residences
Our expert waterproofing consultant will provide an independent assessment of your contractor’s waterproofing at every stage of a new construction project – just as we’ve done for the boutique Opera Residences development at Bennelong Point.
Read MoreBest solutions to combat concrete spalling
Sometimes confused with concrete cancer, concrete spalling is the first stage of the process that leads to concrete cancer. Understanding and treating concrete spalling is crucial to ensure it doesn’t escalate, and lead to major and costly remediation.
Read MoreA day with… Tom Choueiki
As Danrae Group’s Warehouse and Purchasing Manager, Tom Choueiki is the go-to for all project materials and tools. While he’s often behind the scenes, Tom plays a vital role in the delivery of our end-to-end project management and waterproofing solutions for strata, commercial, civil, government and construction.
Read MoreA day with… Darren Luce
Darren Luce is Danrae Group’s Service Manager – and our longest-serving employee. After close to twenty years with Danrae, he has a wealth of industry knowledge. Darren plays a key role in the delivery of our seamless end-to-end project management, with a mix of site inspections, reporting, quotes and team scheduling.
Read MoreWhy Danrae’s family business focus is a winner
Danrae Group began as a family business, and we’re proud to still have a strong family focus. Our exceptional team is like a family – and we have several members of the founding family on board. For Daniel Caruana and Renee Spiteri, working for the family business wasn’t a fait accompli.
Read MoreBuilding reforms are good news for commercial waterproofing experts
The NSW Building Commissioner is now implementing stringent procedures in line with new legislation, which will make it much harder for dodgy operators to stay in business. We outline commercial waterproofing reforms.
Read MoreWhat statistics on water damage tell us about commercial waterproofing
While commercial waterproofing statistics aren’t always easy to come by, a few published reports do reflect our experience when it comes to recurring waterproofing issues such as leaks and failing membranes.
Read MoreThe lengths we go to, to deliver expert waterproofing solutions
Danrae Group is a leader in first-class waterproofing, thanks to a combination of long standing experience, comprehensive capability and an absolute commitment to expert waterproofing solutions.
Read MoreWhy Danrae Group is the first choice for large scale waterproofing projects
Danrae Group delivers expert waterproofing for new construction, civil, government and strata, with expertise in leak detection, solution design, remediation and waterproofing – plus end-to-end waterproofing project management.
Read MoreDanrae Group’s premium project management for Westmead Hospital
For years, Danrae Group has been providing expert waterproofing solutions. We’ve designed and implemented waterproofing solutions for RPA, Concord, Campbelltown, Camden, Bowral, Marrickville, St Vincent’s… and now Westmead Hospital.
Read MoreA safe and secure waterproofing solution for St Vincent’s Hospital
Like every sector, hospitals can have very particular requirements. When we competed waterproofing repair work for St Vincent’s Hospital Clinic for instance, we found a few challenges… including one we hadn’t quite expected.
Read MoreA concrete spalling fix for Rose Bay apartments
We take you through the repair process for a Rose Bay apartment block to illustrate why comprehensive waterproofing solutions are essential to maintain and protect your strata property… and why delaying treatment – or taking shortcuts – should never be an option.