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Building materials & products

Building materials & products

Materials and products don't always perform how you expect them to. Learn how to avoid using non-conforming products so you and your client don't get caught out.

Concrete, bricks & walls

When it comes to using products such as concrete and bricks you need to know the correct techniques and methods to get the job done right. This will help to avoid potential future issues such as cracking, corrosion and defects.

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Getting products approved

All building products and materials must meet strict requirements as set out by the National Construction Code (NCC). Make sure you have the latest information and verification from your manufacturers and suppliers for all your products.

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Use the right building products for the job

Materials and products don't always perform how you expect them to. Learn how to avoid using non-conforming products so you and your client don't get caught out.

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HIA Tradepass


 

HIA Tradepass takes the hassle out of collecting and verifying contractor business information and registrations. Developed by HIA specifically to suit the needs of residential builders.

  • Save time and money – get on site quicker
  • Less time on paperwork and more time building

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