Why is asbestos dangerous?

Asbestos warning - MCP - Commercial Building Consultants

The dangers of asbestos are well known, or at least I thought they were until a colleague was recently told to drill through an asbestos wall by another contractor. Having worked in the building trade for over 30 years, and having known people who have contracted asbestosis, we thought it timely to remind people why asbestos is dangerous. When materials … Read More

Tackling concrete balcony, terrace and walkway repairs

Concrete balcony repairs - MCP - Commercial Building Consultants

Like all other parts of a property, balconies, terraces and walkways require maintenance and repairs. Most old balconies, terraces and walkways consist of concrete elements. Water will pool and penetrate if there is a lack of an effective waterproof membrane. This in turn will cause the concrete to deteriorate. Balconies, terraces and walkways will suffer cracks and corrosion caused by … Read More