There comes a time when a building must be brought down. Whether it is a residential or commercial building demolition at some point in time will be inevitable. When a building becomes unsafe either due to structural weakness or aging then you should consult a demolition contractor. Selecting the right and professional demolition contractor is the initial and most important step in conducting a successful demolition. The demolition process will only begin once you have selected the most qualified and experienced demolition contractor.(more…)
The first step in demolishing a house is finding a licensed and bonded demolition contractor to remove the structure. Ensure the estimates from the contractor specify everything including obtaining necessary permits for the job.
- House Inspection
Demolitions need to be carried out in a safe working environment, therefore inspecting the house for hazardous materials is a critical first step. Materials such as asbestos and lead paint must be carefully removed following the correct remediation procedures. Some demolition companies will subcontract such services to environmental experts.
Get in touch with your utility suppliers to disconnect the water, sewer, gas and electricity from the house.