The Beaches External Façade Repair

AfriCoast Consulting Engineers (Pty) Ltd was appointed by the Body Corporate to carryout internal inspections to the flats facing Beach Road in Summerstrand.

The Beaches was identified to be in need of concrete rehabilitation and protective coatings.

Visual inspections carried out by Africoast consulting Engineers to the structure revealed the following:

  • Severe concrete spalling with exposed corroded rebar
  • Cracking to the external facades
  • Joint sealant failure around window frames

Africoast Consulting Engineers, Ortell Civils and the building supervisor carried out the internal inspections during 2020 and 2021. The inspections included defects to the walls, windows, floors and ceilings facing Beach Rd.