Repair and remediation works to concrete substrates and structures is a challenging area that requires a combination of the right scope of works & specifications and skilled technicians applying only quality products if the best possible results are to be achieved.

Bravada operates a specialist “Concrete Team” to deal with such challenges and this team is ably supported with:

  • Technical assistance from Bravada’s experienced resident concrete experts and where required, from our strategic supplier partners, namely Ardex and BASF.
  • Provision of industry leading products (& supporting warranties) from the likes of Ardex & BASF.
  • Ongoing training in new products and application processes from our startegic supplier partners and through our association with the Concrete Institute of Australia.
  • Provision of specialist plant & equipment necessary to undertake all preparatory and application works within the allocated project timeframe and to the exacting standards insisted upon by the product supplier and Bravada.

Through the availability of Bravada’s Concrete Team and its extensive support mechanisms, Bravada is able to provide concrete repair and remediation services to remedy any typical challenge faced by commercial builders or facility owners/managers, including the following:

  • Concrete Crack Injection & Structural Repairs
  • Control Joint Repairs
  • Expansion Gap Repairs
  • Car Park Resurfacing
  • Carbon Fibre Reinforcement
  • Concrete Floor Repairs & Restoration

Whether the required concrete works are small in nature such as a basic crack injection repair, or of a much larger scale such as repairing & recoating a shopping centre car park, Bravada has the expertise and operational capability to execute any project to the highest of industry standards and within the timeline agreed to with the client.

To view a Case Study compiled by Ardex Australia in regards to a Crack Injection Project recently completed by Bravada, click on this Link.

Problems & Solutions

Commercial builders & facility owners/managers are often confronted with a variety of challenges when it comes to addressing the need to conduct concrete repair or remediation works to their controlled facilities.

The table below sets out some typical problem areas where Bravada is able to effectively develop and implement an appropriate specification and scope of works:

Problematic AreasTypical ProblemsSolution Options
Basement / Multi Level Car ParksStructural cracks to ceilings & wallsCrack injection using Epoxy Resin Systems
Water penetration through cracksCrack injection using polyurethane type injection grouts
Degradation of expansion jointsStrip & replace using suitably specified replacement products
Miska Expansion Joint Systems (Car Parks)Replacement or remediation & repairs using genuine Miska system parts
Structural cracks to floors / trip hazardsGrind, repair, refill with Epoxy Resin Systems
Structural cracks to concrete walls & ceilingsInstallation of Carbon Fibre Reinforcement System
Degradation of floor coatings creating slip hazardsGrind, repair and resurface using various non slip coatings
Concrete Floors, Walls & Fascia'sStructural cracks to Tilt Panels, concrete walls, ceilings & support structuresCrack injection using Epoxy Resin Systems
Structural cracks to concrete ceilings or walls that cannot be remedied using crack injectionInstallation of Carbon Fibre Reinforcement
Degradation of concrete expansion joints & control jointsStrip & replace using suitably specified flexible polyurethane sealants
Concrete spalling / concrete cancer / mortar missing between coursesCementitious repairs using suitably specified reinforcement treatments and cementitious & epoxy repair products
Hairline cracks & degradation of coatingsCementitious epoxy repairs & coatings using suitably specified systems
External Walkways, Entrance Foyers & Common AreasTiled surfaces with missing or loose floor tilesRemove existing tiles, glue & membrane then reinstate substrate and reapply membrane, tiles, grout & sealant
Trafficable areas with worn coatings, cracks, holes and other potential slip or trip hazardsGrind, repair & resurface using various non slip epoxy or polyurethane floor coatings
Plant Areas & Delivery DocksStructural cracks to ceilings, walls & elevated platformsCrack injection using Epoxy Resin Systems
Degradation of expansion jointsStrip & replace using suitably specified replacement products
Structural cracks to floors / trip hazardsGrind, repair & fill with suitable product from Ardex Crack Repair range
Degradation of floor hazards resulting in slip hazardsGrind, repair and resurface using various non slip epoxy or polyurethane floor coatings

List of Clients & Projects

Bravada is proud to have been engaged by the following organisations for the provision of concrete repair or remediation works to their controlled facilities:

OrganisationFacility DetailsScope of Works
The GPT GroupParkmore Shopping CentreCrack repair, expansion joint replacement & resurfacing to exposed upper deck car park
The GPT GroupParkmore Shopping CentreConcrete spalling repairs & coatings to car park parapet walls
Behmer & Wright Pty LtdSale Police StationInstall trafficable membrane system to concrete floor
HoneywellLatrobe University GreenhouseStructural crack repair & epoxy coating system to Greenhouse floors
Shangri La Constructions Pty LtdGisele Apartments Sth YarraCarbon fibre structural strengthening to basement car park
BlackstoneForest Hill Chase SCConcrete spalling repairs & corrosion treatment to car park concrete capping beams