News & Projects

Project | Foxtel Call Centre, Adelaide

Upside were proud to supply Autex Quietspace Lattice interior acoustic products for the recent fitout of Foxtel's Adelaide Call Centre. Working with a number of consultants, we suggested the use of ​Autex's Quietspace Lattice as it is ideal for controlling the echo of background chatter and reducing reverberated noise​ - perfect for a call centre. This product is available in 14 different colours and 3 different designs, to maximise acoustic efficiency. VIEW THIS PRODUCT ......
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Posted:  Project | Foxtel Call Centre, Adelaide Posted: 28/06/2018

Upside now supplier of Tec7 Adhesive products

Tec7 are top quality products for construction professionals.  Limited amount of products with a wide range of applications.   The Tec7 assortment stands for:   Professional quality Innovative products Ease of use Outstanding value   Around 20 years ago, our supplier, introduced the product TEC7 on the Belgian market. A unique product, because a large number of other sealants, adhesives and silicones were suddenly made wholly ......
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Posted:  Upside now supplier of Tec7 Adhesive products Posted: 28/06/2018

Upside recognised at Barkuma Employer Awards Night

Congratulations to all of the award winners at the Barkuma awards night. 21 leading South Australian employers were recognised for their commitment to employing people with a disability. Brett, on behalf of Upside, was presented by ​his Excellency, The Honorable Hieu Van Le, Governor of South Australia and his wife. See the article here:​ Callum Dorward, left, with Upside's Brett Grove.  ......
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Posted:  Upside recognised at Barkuma Employer Awards Night Posted: 15/12/2017


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Posted:  WIN A TRIP FOR TWO TO VIETNAM Posted: 13/12/2016


Upside are gearing up to show their support of the McGrath Foundation. We encourage you to post, share, tag #TradiesSupportingLadies when you purchase PINK products. PINK products sold will have a donation made to the McGrath Foundation to help place more Breast Care Nurses in communities like ours. ......
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Posted:  #TradiesSupportingLadies Posted: 05/09/2016

GTEK Launch | RoofClimb & Cathedral Hotel

On the 29th of April, Upside helped BGC launch their new plasterboard brand 'GTEK Plasterboard'. Following the unveiling of the new 'GTEK Plasterboard' sign at Upside, a bus took twelve special customers to experience the Adelaide Oval 'RoofClimb'. To top off the afternoon, everyone enjoyed some beverages and canapes at the Cathedral Hotel.  ......
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Posted:  GTEK Launch | RoofClimb & Cathedral Hotel Posted: 03/05/2016

GTEK™ Plasterboard

BGC Plasterboard have recently announced their new brand name - GTEK Premium Gypsum Technology.  Why choose GTEK™? With the all-Australian GTEK™’ range of interior lining solutions, you benefit from sustainable, premium quality-tested technology with full compatibility with BGC systems. GTEK™ specialise multiple sectors including residential, commercial, health and aged care and education. “The best in lightweight building and design solutions.&rdqu......
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Posted:  GTEK™ Plasterboard Posted: 21/04/2016

Cemintel's new website

Visit to find Cemintel's new-look website. Beautifully designed and easy to navigate, you can find out more about the Designer Series.  The Designer Series is available at Upside Building now - a lovely modern look for your house, whether it be renovations or a brand new build.
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Posted:  Cemintel's new website Posted: 20/04/2016

Upside Renovations

When you next visit us, we might look a bit different! That's because we've replaced the front of the building with BGC Duragrid. The BGC Duragrid system: is lightweight is highly durable panels will not rot, burn or corrode panels are not affected by termites, air, steam, salt or sunlight can be easily decorated in a number of design finishes is quick and simple to install using manual nailing, gun nailing or screw fixing ......
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Posted:  Upside Renovations Posted: 01/03/2016

Brand South Australia

Recently we've become involved with Brand South Australia. We will soon be proudly displaying the South Australian brand to assist in establishing South Australia as innovative, creative and industrious.  You can register too - - to be part of a growing number of proudly owned and operated South Australian businesses.  ......
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Posted:  Brand South Australia Posted: 01/03/2016

Insulation ‘R-Values’ aren’t as accurate as you think

Research has shown that a single R-Value rating for an insulation product can be misleading, as different forms of heat transfer impact on the product’s efficiency There is a benchmark standard rating for insulation products, called an R-Value. This value rates the product’s ability to curb energy transfer in the form of heat. Largely, the higher the R-Value, the less heat it lets in (or out) which is clearly it’s purpose as a product.  Heat transfer occurs three w......
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Posted:  Insulation ‘R-Values’ aren’t as accurate as you think Posted: 25/11/2015

CSR Cemintel Designer Series release new 'Jagged Ash'.

The new 'Jagged Ash' is a hit in the industry and will sure be a popular choice when it comes to you and your design selection.  Jagged Ash works both indoor and outdoor, visually appealing to you and your neighbours! View Jagged Ash here ......
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Posted:  CSR Cemintel Designer Series release new 'Jagged Ash'. Posted: 24/11/2015

St Clair Recreation Ceiling make over

What an institution! St Clair Recreation Centre has a proud history of being the place for sport and fun in the western suburbs of Adelaide. Millions (yes millions) have gone through St Clair’s doors to play sport, attend community events, skate or work out in the gym over almost 50 years! St Clair was actually the first indoor recreation centre built in the southern hemisphere.  Wow, that’s some history – if only the walls could talk. The S......
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Posted:  St Clair Recreation Ceiling make over Posted: 24/11/2015

Immanuel College | Margaret Ames Centre

The Novar Gardens private school Immanuel College is currently undertaking a state of the art world leading re-development costing over $15 million. The building offered considerable design and construction difficulties by blending the old 2 story building with sweeping bulkheads and radius stairwells. The curved bulkheads provided a significant challenge to the installation and the design of each perforated panel. When you take straight sheets and create a curve there w......
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Posted:  Immanuel College | Margaret Ames Centre Posted: 24/11/2015

ANZ Colonnades

Upside recently supplied the materials to ANZ Colonnades. Both Upside and the contractor "Watermayne Projects" had challenges of a tight time line, limited space and the issue of working inside a functioning shopping centre.  A unique feature of this project was the speciliased timber ceiling. Upside engaged Keystone Acoustics to assist with the design and supply of the ceiling panels. Keystone were able to take 25% of their predicted delivery schedule and the project was del......
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Posted:  ANZ Colonnades Posted: 24/11/2015

Claridge Holden Unley

The new Claridge Holden Showroom and facilities recently opened in it original location on Unley road. Sporting the same pride and class that it did when it was first opened in 1929, the new showroom has the overwhelmingly majestic 50 series Hunter Douglas plank system installed in the ceiling. The designers placed a huge amount of thought and broke away from tradition by raking the ceiling down to the street level and turning it 90 degrees at the entrance. Th......
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Posted:  Claridge Holden Unley Posted: 24/11/2015

Australian Federal Police (AFP)

Upside Building supplied 1000 square metres of ceiling tiles, grid and plasterboard for the Australia Federal Police (AFP) office located at Adelaide Airport. The building consists of an undercover basement car park, 2 levels of office areas. Upside had the challenge of supplying the products to the first level. With no lift in operation the materials were loaded via a scissor lift to the upper floor. A feature to the building was the foyer ceiling where an Armstrong metal pan cl......
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Posted:  Australian Federal Police (AFP) Posted: 24/11/2015

Parks Community Centre

The 2 story multi-purpose building upgrade included a 25m indoor pool, a children's pool, a cafe, a public plaza, renovated theatres and an extended children's centre. Upside won the opportunity to supply the highly sort after Renhurst ripple sound. One of the challenges that face any designer is the residual moisture in the air and the harsh chemicals that are associated with a pool environment. Ripple sound is one of the only materials that provide the comfort and reassurance ......
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Posted:  Parks Community Centre Posted: 24/11/2015

Magill Estate

Upside Building have recently completed a ceiling makeover of the fine dining restaurant at Penfolds Magill Estate.   Thrown the challenge to match the existing metal pan tiles in style and colour was a big step. Through Upside Building’s collaborative partners network they were able to secure a manufactured product that met the tight time line the project was under.......
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Posted:  Magill Estate Posted: 24/11/2015

KMart Rundle Mall

  In 2012 Greenway Architects were faced with a high end design brief with a complex construction progress to create a retail space with an industrial and CBD feel. This was for one of Australia’s largest retailers, Kmart, in the Renaissance Building (previously Toys-R-Us), located at 127 Rundle Mall, Adelaide. The project was unlike any other Kmart store being the first store in any CBD and having a 9.5 metre high metal suspended feat......
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Posted:  KMart Rundle Mall Posted: 24/11/2015

Storms, Rain and Ceiling tiles

There has been a storm and the drains and gutters could not handle the problem. The rain is running down the walls and has destroyed the ceiling. If it looks like any of the pictures below then Upside have the answer. Upside stock a huge range of tiles from AMF, Armstrong, Daiken OWA, Rockfon, Echophon as well as custom made models for all the replacements that you need. Visit our store or check out our online store. From one box to one pallet, we have them all. Don't look at that ugly ceil......
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Posted:  Storms, Rain and Ceiling tiles Posted: 17/09/2015

Cemintel Designer Series used on 'The Block'

The Cemintel Designer Series consists of five different styles of textured panels in a range of different colours: the ultra modern i-Cube, Textured, Slimline, Woodgrain and Smooth. By using the range, designers and builders have the opportunity to easily tailor and differentiate their building designs. i-Cube offers two different coloured panels: Onyx and Quartz. Textured (one of the more popular) offers three: Alpine, Sandstone and Ebony. Slimline has only one colour, yet it is so effe......
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Posted:  Cemintel Designer Series used on 'The Block' Posted: 27/04/2015

Sancell Foil Insulation

Sancell was established in Australia in 1988 and since its inception the Sancell brand has developed into one of the most respected brand names in bubble wrap and protective packaging with a reputation for quality in service and product. Sancell is a plastics extrusion company operating out of Carrum Downs Victoria and our distribution extends across Australia as well as New Zealand and the Pacific Islands. Today, Sancell is a leading manufacturer of a wide range of standard bubble wrap r......
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Posted:  Sancell Foil Insulation Posted: 21/02/2015

Upside signs a deal with GIB Plaster

Upside are pleased to announce the signing of a supply arrangement between the Australian Independant Linings Distributors and GIB Plaster from New Zealand. The GIB® brand is a New Zealand icon brand and Winstone Wallboards has a proud heritage of being a New Zealand focused and New Zealand based company. Production of plasterboard started in New Zealand in 1927 and with it began the change from construction with scrim to plasterboard lined walls. Ever since regular innovations in the w......
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Posted:  Upside signs a deal with GIB Plaster Posted: 10/02/2015

BBQ Breakfast - see our new office!

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Posted:  BBQ Breakfast - see our new office! Posted: 08/11/2014

Check out our latest SPECIAL...

ICCONS Keyang 18V LI-ION Auto-feed Screwdriver Includes FREE 10,000 25m needlepoint collated screws or battery - and FREE shipping within Australia if you buy online! ......
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Posted:  Check out our latest SPECIAL... Posted: 07/11/2014

We have moved

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Posted:  We have moved Posted: 01/10/2014

West Torrens District Cricket Club Newsletter is out! Featuring their amazing sponsor UPSIDE BUILDING

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Posted:  West Torrens District Cricket Club Newsletter is out! Featuring their amazing sponsor UPSIDE BUILDING Posted: 18/09/2014

Hunter Douglas Distributor

Hunter Douglas Commercial   Upside Building and Hunter Douglas Commercial ceiling products are please announce they have reached agreement on a distribution arrangement for the South Australian market. Hunter Douglas has operations in over 80 countries worldwide and is synonymous with quality and innovation with over 50 years’ experience in Australia. Hunter Douglas Commercial, a division of Hunter Douglas Australia, offers an innovative range of Ceilings, Sun Control and Fa......
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Posted:  Hunter Douglas Distributor Posted: 21/06/2014

Upside Building local supplier for the 1.2 billion dollar

Upside Building are pleased to be the local supplier for the 1.2 billion dollar Royal Adelaide Hospital Project, supplying over 6000m2 of fibre cement.  The fibre cement will be used to line the underside of the box guttering being used in the project. Working in conjunction with the contractor, Axis Roofing, Upside are supplying specially made to order sheets to line the underside of the box gutters.  Faced with the difficult site constraints, the materials will be delivere......
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Posted:  Upside Building local supplier for the 1.2 billion dollar Posted: 20/04/2014

4T Multi Purpose Compound now available at Upside Building

This versatile compound works well in automatic tools saving you money on compound and making your job easier. 4T Multi Purpose Compound is used for everything from embedding tape, to finishing corner bead and fasteners, to topping and texturing. This light-weight joint compound feathers superbly and delivers a virtually pock free smooth as glass finish. ......
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Posted:  4T Multi Purpose Compound now available at Upside Building Posted: 05/03/2014

Sick of holes on the main bars of your commercial ceiling?

There is a common problem with holes that appear after contractors have installed commercial ceilings. Watch Brett from Upside Building solve this problem when he applies a grid repair sleeve to a 1200 main bar.
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Posted:  Sick of holes on the main bars of your commercial ceiling? Posted: 05/03/2014