First Images for Rainforest Retreat

It is with great excitement that Brett and Melissa Ambrose are able to share the first rendered images of the new homes to be built in Buderim. Known as Rainforest Retreat these houses will provide the Buderim property market with…

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School Holidays a Busy Time for Ambrose Building

These school holidays have been very busy for the Ambrose Building teams.  With various projects underway for Schools and other Government facilities.  Below are some progress pictures of some of the projects nearing completion that we have been working on….

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Sagging Plasterboard

Sagging Ceilings All too often we see plasterboard ceilings that have noticeably come away from their fixings. Manufactured on a continuous production line, plasterboard is comprised of a specially formulated gypsum core encased between heavy duty paper liners. Plasterboard is normally fixed…

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What Causes a Thunderstorm to Become a Hailstorm

Recently the ABC News website posted an article by Brett Williamson asking the question What causes a thunderstorm to become a hailstorm? The article quotes Sam Slattery from the BOM’s Severe Weather Team, saying. “You really need what is called…

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Weather Wrap-up – Dec 2017 – Jan 2017

Rainfall was well below average for Queensland in December 2016. 1st December – Severe thunderstorms swept through on the 1st with large hailstones up to 10cm recorded in Kandanga and widespread damage to roofs was recorded around Imbil. 3rd December…

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Innisfail Records 1000mm+ in a week

Innisfail in Far North Queensland has recorded 871.8mm in the first 11 days of 2017. What makes this remarkable is 824mm fell from Saturday 7th January. January Rainfall: Sun 1/1/2017 – 0.6mm Mon 2/1/2017 – 1.8mm Tues 3/1/2017 – 2.6mm Wed…

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3 January 2017 – Severe Storms – Mackay

At 9.27pm on 3rd January 2017 the Bureau of Meteorology issued a severe thunderstorm warning for the Mackay and Whitsundays region. BOM meteorologist Mark Trenorden said “An offshore trough caused some low level convergence, humid atmosphere, and the showers aligned…

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