Sydney property with fibre-cement rendered façade finish - displaying mould and mildew Insurance companies no longer cover for buildings displaying mould and mildew
Leaky building syndrome has caused enormous ongoing headaches in New Zealand, with the cost of repair work running into billions of dollars. However, there is limited awareness of the issue in Australia despite many areas at risk, particularly in Tasmania, Victoria and tropical Queensland. As winter approaches, the increase in rain, condensation and dampness is the perfect breeding ground for leaky building syndrome. It’s an important and growing issue that needs to be addressed by the Australian building industry.