Catch up on all the latest news

Visit our blog section for the latest news on Swart & Sons and the industry in general. We regularly add articles that will keep you up to date with the latest products and techniques... it will quickly become your go-to reference for fire-proofing, intumescent paints, waterproofing, concrete repairs and general building maintenance.

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Let Certifire put you in charge of your fireproof penetration data

Swart & Sons specialise in the installation, inspection and certification of fireproof penetrations... so you know they are 100% compliant. Our proprietary certification system - Certifire - allows us to record the results of our inspection onsite using mobile devices. Those results are immediately uploaded to our central database where they can be accessed by anybody with the appropriate authorisation.

See the latest projects we've been working on

Visit our case studies page to see the latest projects Swart & Sons have been working on.

We regularly add new case studies that will show you the types of projects we are experienced in and the skills employed in those projects. There may even be a situation covered that reflects your own needs.

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The ultimate guide to intumescent coatings

A large part of our business at Swart & Sons is the specifying and application of intumescent coating systems. If you'd like to learn more about intumescent coating systems and their importance in the passive fire protection of structural steel we've created a special website just for that. Click the button to go there now!

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Visit the Swart Learning Centre to improve your construction and passive fire protection knowledge

Swart & Sons have been in business for well over forty years now and we've learned lots about the business we're in.

We don't want to keep this knowledge all to ourselves though... we'd love to share it with you.

Whether you want to learn more about passive fire protection, industrial coatings or heritage restoration, this is the place to come.

We're starting off small but we'll be growing over time so make sure you came back again and again as there'll be new articles all the time.

The passive fire protection experts

Swart & Sons is an Adelaide-based company that began as a family-owned plastering business back in 1954.

Since then we have expanded our range of services to offer expert advice in passive fireproofing - including the specification and application of intumescent paints - as well as general painting and blasting, waterproofing, concrete repairs, construction services and general maintenance.

Our vision is to be the best in the construction industry Australia-wide... a leader in customer satisfaction, safety, superior performance and have the highest quality workmanship.

With dedicated employees, our own machinery and already having made a name for ourselves in South Australia and Victoria, we are rapidly becoming nationally renowned as the experts in passive fire protection, along with many other contruction-related services.

Passive Fire Protection
  • Application of intumescent paint coatings for passive fire protection of structural metal
  • Vermiculite application for new or existing builds
  • Service penetration fire proofing through fire and smoke walls.
  • Fire protective coating systems (ideal for outdoor applications)
  • Promat and Trafalgar fire boards and sealants for seamless finishes.
  • Fire resistant wrap for commercial protection of ducts and fire wall penetrations.
  • Certifire database for penetration records.
Specialty protective Coatings
  • Approve applicator of Polibrid 705-E
  • Epoxy floor coatings
  • Slip-resistant coatings
  • Polished concrete floors
  • Latest range from Parchem
  • Floor repairs and restoration
  • Specialty concrete protective coatings for the waste water market
  • Specialty protective coatings for steel
Concrete repairs
  • Building facades
  • Infrastructure assets, dams, bridges and water towers
  • Floors and loading docks
  • Waste water treatment plants
  • Approved Sarnafil applicator
  • Retaining walls
  • Commercial building roofs, garden areas
  • Water tanks and concrete structures
  • Floors
heritage restoration
  • Render repairs
  • Masonry washes and coatings
  • Re-pointing of stone work
PPCP Accredited Lead-based Paint removal
  • Red lead paint removal
  • Heavy coating removal
Specialty protective coatings to the oil and gas industry
  • Protal 7200 high build world-class epoxy coating
  • 3M range of coatings for the oil and gas industry
  • International paint coatings for the oil and gas industry
Painting and Blasting
  • Speciality protective coatings
  • Paint restoration
  • High volume Scotch air sampler
  • Lead paint removal
  • Level 2 certified NACE Coating Inspector
  • Painting Contractor Certification Levels 3, 4, 5A, 5B and 6

Swart & Sons offer a wide range of services across the construction industry from the smallest to the largest projects. As they say, no job is too big... or too small!


Swart & Sons work in a wide range of industries for local, national and multinational clients. Click below to see how we can help you, whatever industry you are in.

case studies

They say you're only as good as your last job. Thankfully every job we do for every one of our clients is the best job we've ever done. See some of our past work here.  


At Swart & Sons we only use premium products from world-renowned manufacturers. We also make them available on a supply-only basis. 

call us today on 08 8262 6226 for expert, reliable advice