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    Stormtech

    Stormtech is an Australian owned company that provides Architectural Grates and Drains for bathrooms, thresholds, paved concrete areas, balconies, and pools. Stormtech was a Winner of DesignMark 2004 Australian Design Awards.

     

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    Why cleaning and maintenance doesn’t have to be a drain with Stormtech
    When it comes to cleaning, it’s fair to say that drains have gotten a bad rap. They’ve developed a reputation as tough to ...
    A guide to floor waste and fall requirements: Understanding AS 3740:2021 “Waterproofing of domestic wet areas”
    Two of the most frequently reported building issues are improper floor grading in wet areas and non-compliance with ...
    Good Design nod for Wave Grate
    Wave Grate received a prestigious Good Design Award in the Product Design category in recognition for outstanding ...
    Beyond the building code: Perils of stopping at the minimum standard
    Building codes, such as the National Construction Code, help designers and builders “get it right” from the start. ...
    Stormtech Architect Profile: Scott Carpenter, Director of Create Architecture
    Marking three decades since Scott Carpenter opened his first practice, the architect shares insights on designing ...
    This Casuarina Beach House echoes the coastal lifestyle of its owners
    Perched behind the expansive dunes of Casuarina Beach, NSW, the sleek geometry of the Echo Beach House volumes sprawls ...
    At last, regional architecture takes centre stage
    Following the devastation of bushfires, floods, and the pandemic, in 2021, a group of like-minded regional ...
    Tried and tested: Exploring issues with building product certification
    With the rising cost of construction, all parties in the building and procurement process need to be on guard and ...

    Podcasts

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    When asked about the importance of biophilia in design Esther Dickins from Architectus says “The right question might ...
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    When Scott Carver Architects were restoring the iconic Theatre Royal in Sydney CBD, they worked to balance the ...
    Cox Director Joe Agius shares his insights on designing zoos and airports
    Director of Cox Architecture Joe Agius sets and guides the design direction for many well-known projects in Sydney. ...
    Hassell Principal Glenn Scott shares his insights into the future of design in Sydney
    The future of design in Sydney is looking greener, according to Hassell Principal Glenn Scott. This can be seen in the ...
    On inclusivity, gender-sensing bathrooms and shabby chic, with Troy Creighton
    Troy Creighton is the charismatic face of one of Australia’s leading drainage brands, Stormtech. For the latest ...
    Sealed tight: Building waterproofing with Paul Ratcliff
    Whether it’s caused by free water or high humidity, prolonged dampness in buildings can result in mould and decay, ...
    Andrew Tobin on the unique challenges of designing mixed-use buildings
    With the density of our cities on the increase, and comfort and convenience central to the urban experience, mixed-use ...
    On the winding – and repurposed – path to net zero emissions with Ruth McKenzie
    While the global industry’s collective focus firmly points to net zero emissions, what does that mean in practice, ...

    Resources

    Sustainability eBook 2023: Stormtech
    In 2023, Stormtech proudly sponsored the Single Dwelling (New) category, celebrating excellence in Class 1a ...
    Grate Insights 2024
    Explore the latest Grate Insights 2024 from Stormtech! Celebrate the success of Wave Grate, Good Design Award winner. ...
    Hospitality: 2023 Podcast Series eBook
    Embark on a captivating exploration of Hospitality design in the sponsored series by Stormtech. Engage with ...
    A guide to floor waste and fall requirements: Understanding AS 3740:2021 “Waterproofing of domestic wet areas”
    Two of the most frequently reported building issues are improper floor grading in wet areas and non-compliance with ...
    Beyond the building code: Perils of stopping at the minimum standard
    Building codes, such as the National Construction Code, help designers and builders “get it right” from the start. ...
    Tried and tested: Exploring issues with building product certification
    With the rising cost of construction, all parties in the building and procurement process need to be on guard and ...
    Waterproofing of wet areas: Navigating the key changes in AS 3740-2021 for residential projects
    One of the most crucial aspects of a building to get right is the design and construction of domestic wet areas because it ...
    Grate Insights 2023
    The 2023 Grate Insights eBook from Stormtech is now available to download. Packed full of useful articles, advice, ...
    Sustainability eBook 2022: Stormtech
    It was in 2006, way back before smart phones or social media, when we launched what we now call the Sustainability ...
    Livable housing provisions & level threshold compliance: The impact of the National Construction Code 2022 on drainage design and specification
    The National Construction Code (NCC) 2022 edition contains new livable housing provisions that will make new ...
    Commercial 2022 Podcast Series eBook
    The Talking Architecture and Design podcast showcases the innovative and amazing from all corners of the Australian ...
    Going local amid the global supply chain crisis: Considerations to ensure product availability for building projects
    When designing and manufacturing plumbing and drainage systems in Australia, one of the first decisions you have to ...
    Residential Podcast Series eBook
    The Talking Architecture and Design podcast showcases the innovative and amazing from all corners of the Australian ...
    Grate Insights 2022
    The latest instalment of Grate Insights 2022 is now available from Stormtech. Read about the latest case studies, ...
    Stormtech: Sustainability eBook 2021
    For the past 15 years, Architecture & Design magazine has run the Sustainability Awards – Australia’s oldest national ...

    FAQ


    Please contact us and we will assist you in this.

    No. It does however tea stain. Tea staining is a biological contamination that superficially looks like rust (brown colour patina in spots or overall). This is easily remedied by the application of a mild acid. Generally domestic stainless steel cleaner is sufficient, (even lemon juice diluted in warm water should do). If stainless steel was stain-proof it would be called Stain proof steel. Stainless steel is as its’ name suggests - stains less. What does all this mean? If you want it shiny & new, give it a clean.

    No. The majority of our products are 316 stainless steel, so if they are regularly cleaned (i.e. when the look dirty or off-colour) they will last.

    Typically for a bathroom application, it is best on the wall opposite the door so there is no ‘cross fall’ at the entrance to the bathroom. Please contact Stormtech for further advice.

    Not only is it made in Australia, but it is an Australian invention, owned by Australians, and exported! How good is that!

    Very simply, as long as you need, no joke.

    22.5mm is the absolute shallowest in standard products.

    Stormtech – see patent 733361 and 626564

    Yes, please contact Stormtech for your specific requirements as local and state requirements vary.

    Yes, please contact Stormtech for your specific requirements as local and state requirements vary.

    Yes, WaterMark number 21249

    You can purchase all Stormtech products from one of our many trusted Distributors and Stockists. Search for your nearest distributor using our Distributors + Enquiries page to contact or request an estimate. When viewing drainage products, you can enquire directly from the product page - look for 'Enquire About This Product.'


    Contact

    22 norfolk avenue
    South Nowra
    NSW  2541

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