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Myths and Misconceptions about Demolition

Blog | March 8th, 2019

Many people believe in numerous myths and misconceptions about demolition when they do not have firsthand knowledge of the industry. If you are part of this group, you need to understand that there is a lot more to demolishing a building than you may think. It requires in-depth knowledge and planning to accomplish demolitions in […]

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Essential Tips for Preparing for an Industrial Building Strip-Out

Blog | February 26th, 2019

Often times, it is necessary to perform a strip-out before refurbishing and industrial building. This involves removing all of the unwanted elements on the interior except for load-bearing walls to make way for the upgrades. Since these buildings vary greatly in layout and size, what elements need removal also will vary. If you will need […]

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Demolition and Stripout Jobs: Why Recycling Materials Should Be Considered?

Blog | February 15th, 2019

From a young age, we all learn that recycling is an important idea to pursue. Taking care of our planet and making sure that we reduce, reuse and recycle, well, that all just makes sense. While we might recycle in our day-to-day life, we probably rarely ever consider recycling on a larger scale, such as […]

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The Importance of Excavators in Demolition Jobs

Blog | January 30th, 2019

Demolition jobs are complex endeavours that require the right techniques and equipment to come to fruition safely and efficiently. After all, these jobs often include tearing down brick, concrete or even steel structures along with removing all the debris. One piece of equipment that is quite important in performing most any demolition project is an […]

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Why a Strip-Out Is Needed Prior to Any Large Renovation Project?

Blog | January 15th, 2019

A large renovation project requires a lot of planning and preparation to ensure that it comes to completion in an optimal fashion. Most of the time, this also includes a strip-out to remove any unwanted features completely to make way for your new ones. You may wonder just why this process is necessary for an […]

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Some Factors that Will Determine Residential Demolition Cost

Blog | December 17th, 2018

Many times, home renovations require partial or full demolitions to ensure that the ideal results can come to fruition in a satisfactory, quality fashion. Homeowners need to be certain to include the cost of the demolition services into their total budgetary allowance for their specific refurbishments to understand whether or not they can truly afford […]

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Pre-Demolition Inspection: What are the Most Important Factors to Consider?

Blog | December 4th, 2018

Pre-demolition inspections take many shapes. There are papers and permits to fill, blank forms to fill in, and checklists to complete. Filling in the checklist, the foreman-in-charge is keeping the work personnel and the local community safe, assuming the project is located in a city, of course. There are danger signs to post, fences to […]

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Partial Demolition Failures and How They Can Be Prevented

Blog | November 20th, 2018

Partial demolition projects should be easier to carry out than a full-on demolition. All things considered, there’s less material to break down and remove when the work calls for a partially rendered service, right? That’s not necessarily true. Think of the actions that are being taken in this job. It’s a fragmented approach, and there’s […]

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Safety Measures When Doing Asbestos Checking and Sampling

Blog | November 15th, 2018

Asbestos is a known respiration debilitating material. It’s abrasive, capable of scarring healthy lungs, and there’s even evidence that the silicate substance possesses carcinogenic properties. That means exposure to asbestos can cause cancer. Once used to insulate and fireproof buildings, an entire industry has grown up around asbestos removal procedures. Keeping such material hazards in […]

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Tips on How to Avoid a Commercial Demolition Failure

Blog | October 26th, 2018

Whether you require a partial or full demolition of your commercial building, you need to ensure that it comes about in a successful fashion. Unless you do this, your demolition will be a failure in one way or another and people could even become injured. We offer the following tips on how to avoid a […]

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Partial and Specialised Demolition Work: The Dangers When This Is Not Done Correctly

Blog | October 16th, 2018

Demolition is the act of deconstructing part or all of a structure in order to prepare the site for a new project. While you can well imagine the dangers associated with a full demolition, a partial and specialised demolition also carries its own dangers or hazards when it is not done correctly. There are obvious […]

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A Guide to Commercial Building Strip Out Services in Melbourne

Blog | September 27th, 2018

Sometimes, demolition services opt for the blank slate approach. The wall wrecking and floor deconstructing work are put on hold when this bare-bones method is called upon by a commercial client. Known as a building strip out service, this operation proceeds as a series of carefully directed waste removal actions. Here, in the heart of […]

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Demolition and Site Clearing Services in Melbourne

Blog | September 14th, 2018

Many times, property owners have to hire contractors to perform demolition and site clearing services on various types of structures in order to prepare the site for a new building. To accomplish these tasks, contractors turn to a manual, deconstruction or implosion method. It depends upon the complexity of the structure as to which method […]

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Labour Hire in Melbourne: A Checklist to Help in Choosing the Right One for Your Project

Blog | August 27th, 2018

When you need additional help for one of your projects, there are two basic ways to go about it. One way is to hire permanent employees either directly or through a recruitment company. The second way is to turn to a company that specialises in ‘labour hire’ services. With the second method, you receive highly […]

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How Asbestos Sampling Procedure is Done

Blog | August 14th, 2018

Asbestos sampling procedures necessitate exacting safety measures. The material is hazardous. Respiratory irritation is one short-term risk here, with lung cancer and mesothelioma representing two of a host of the possible long-term health risks. Exposure to these hazards is not permissible, which is why the procedure mandates the use of respiratory gear. From this point […]

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Site Remediation and Abatement Services in Melbourne

Blog | July 27th, 2018

When facing complex environmental challenges, property owners pressured by regulatory enforcement can turn to Simcat Demolitions for professional site remediation and abatement services in Melbourne. At Simcat, we can help navigate through your projects to resolve issue that could result in environmental liabilities, with minimal disruption to your operations. Cost Effective Site Remediation and Abatement […]

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Site Excavation Services: A Vital Component in Every Construction Project

Blog | July 16th, 2018

Construction projects start from the ground up, and the work keeps right on going until the entire structure is accepted by the project manager. That being said, if you were to visit the area before the foundations were laid, you’d see that the venture actually begins before the building materials and equipment arrive. Before the […]

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Purposes and Benefits of Skip Bin Hire

Blog | June 28th, 2018

What are the purposes and benefits of skip bin hire? Well, if you have a residential or commercial property that needs to have waste removed, or you are a contractor that has construction waste that needs to be disposed of, then hiring skip bins will definitely benefit you greatly. Whether it is for residential, commercial […]

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Strip-out Benefits Before Starting an Office Renovation

Blog | June 8th, 2018

Whether you have plans to undergo a major redesign of your office building, or just have a minor office renovation job done, there are benefits you can garner by having a strip-out done by professionals at Simcat Group – demolition and strip-out experts in Melbourne. Most office renovation design plans are imagined first by viewing […]

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Environmental Management Planning and Its Significance in Demolition Work

Blog | May 29th, 2018

If you’ve seen a demolition team do work, from a safe distance, of course, you’ve no doubt seen how much can go into their job. From the careful maintenance of the job-site to the eye-popping explosive results at the end of the process, the entire routine is simply fascinating. However, behind this fascinating routine, you […]

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Partial Demolition: What Is It? When Is It Done?

Blog | May 14th, 2018

Partial demolition is selective in nature since it only removes certain parts of a building instead of the entire structure. It often is necessary before a remodeling project can begin to ensure that it comes to fruition properly. Careful planning is necessary for this since the professionals will need to remove walls and other elements […]

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Hiring Demolition and Waste Management Services for Commercial Demolitions

Blog | April 30th, 2018

Regardless of the reason why you need experts in commercial demolitions for your building, you will need to hire the best possible company for the job. Hiring professional demolition and waste management services is serious business that merits a bit of research rather than employing the first company that you find. To help you with […]

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Preparing for a Home Demolition: Things that You Need to Remember When Hiring Demolishers

Blog | April 17th, 2018

Many home renovation projects require demolition to bring to fruition in the ideal manner. Since this can involve removing walls, wiring, plumbing and other major elements of a home’s construction, only professionals should perform the necessary demolition tasks. Also, you should be certain to hire a reputable demolisher to perform these tasks in order to […]

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Factors that Determine House Demolition Cost

Blog | March 29th, 2018

To receive the ideal results with a remodel or renovation, you may find that your house requires demolishing. Professionals will remove all unwanted or at times, unsafe elements. They will salvage, recycle or dispose of the debris before constructing the goal of your project. The cost of house demolition varies greatly between homes since each […]

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Construction and Demolition Waste Management Services in Victoria: Why Choose Simcat Demolitions?

Blog | March 21st, 2018

Dealing with waste from a construction or demolition is a monumental task that is best handled by professionals. They understand the most effective and safest techniques to use to accomplish this task in a timely, efficient fashion. If your project is in the Victoria area of Australia, you can rely on Simcat Demolitions for quality […]

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Demolition Control Process Checklist: Why is this Important in Every Demolition Job?

Blog | February 28th, 2018

Mistakes happen in everyday life. Having said that, there are situations that simply cannot afford a mistake. By way of illustration, think about demolition. If there’s a misstep here, then lives are at risk. What’s called for here is a checklist, a way of injecting procedural integrity into the process. Duly utilized, every stage of […]

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Safety Rules and Regulations for Building Demolition Jobs

Blog | February 14th, 2018

Safety guidelines are strictly enforced during the entirety of a construction project. Renovation work or minor repairs, the contractor sticks resolutely to a governing set of health and safety regulations. Taking that on board, shouldn’t a building demolition job require the same level of due diligence? Absolutely right, the same kind of cautionary measures must […]

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Demolition Methods: Know the Different Types and Applications

Blog | January 30th, 2018

Demolition methods are viewed with some awe by casual bystanders. They stand warily outside the danger area, watch the heavy plant equipment, and see large clouds of dust rise after a building has safely collapsed in upon itself. But did you know there are different demolition methods? From commercial establishments to small homes, there’s a […]

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Site Excavation Services in Melbourne: Hiring the Right Contractors for Your Construction Project

Blog | January 25th, 2018

Any construction project requires a qualified contractor to ensure it comes to fruition in a quality manner. This is even more important when your project requires excavation services in Melbourne. If these services are not performed exactly right, they could negatively impact every aspect of the rest of the project. We provide you with the […]

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Sewer Capping Services in Melbourne: Why Should You Hire the Right People?

Blog | December 11th, 2017

Here at the Simcat Group, we understand that there are going to be times when you need just a little bit of help. This is particularly true when it comes to pursuing sewer capping services for your latest demolition project. Sewer capping is an important aspect of demolishing or rebuilding a property, be it residential […]

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Strip-Out and Commercial Building Demolitions in Melbourne: Simcat Demolitions Does the Job for You!

Blog | December 5th, 2017

At times, the only way to achieve a business renovation in a quality manner is to strip out and demolish the present building in part or in its entirety. Strip-outs only remove the interior components to make way for new ones while commercial demolition can even involve obliterating the building completely. Both tasks involve a […]

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Hire Professionals for Proper Hazardous Waste Disposal

Blog | November 13th, 2017

Hazardous waste. Are there any two words more menacing than those? Dealing with hazardous waste is an unfortunate side effect of working in and around cities and people but it is a subject that you have to face head-on. Having hazardous waste on a worksite can be a dangerous situation and that is why it […]

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The Importance of Safety Checks in Demolition and Site Clearance

Blog | November 7th, 2017

Running a demolition team is probably the kind of job that is exactly as dangerous as it sounds. Demolition teams are extremely important in construction and urban development, and as such there are many professional services vying for contracts. However, the most commonly used teams are going to be those that can get the job […]

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Demolition and Excavation Services in Melbourne that is Cost and Budget Friendly

Blog | October 23rd, 2017

At Simcat Demolitions, we are always fully prepared for all specified requirements of every demolition and excavation project we undertake, plus any additional tasks and needs that develop during our completion of the job. Whether we are at work on the demolition of a multi-storey home, the partial demolishing of a sports club or the […]

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Best Demolition and Excavation Services in Melbourne

Blog | October 17th, 2017

The Simcat Group has been a highly recognised leader in the demolitions, excavations and waste management industry, using safe, effective and expert services for more than a decade. This experienced, professional team fully understands how to smoothly integrate and perform all these closely connected and essential disciplines of the building deconstructing and refuse removal sector […]

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The Importance of Waste Management and Recycling

Blog | September 29th, 2017

If we rewind time a few decades, waste management services don’t receive a great deal of attention, and what about recycling strategies? Well, the environmental movement was still in its infancy back then, so the trash mountains were growing at an alarming pace. The world just had no concept of what was coming, which is […]

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5 Reasons Why a Residential Building Should Be Demolished

Blog | September 15th, 2017

While on the outside residential buildings may appear in good shape, there are times when these need to be demolished. The reasons that a home should be demolished vary, and in most of the cases the reason is out of the property owner’s hands. Sadly, some buildings are not worth up-keeping, such buildings actually decrease […]

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Asbestos Removal and Safe Handling Services: Why Professionals Should Do This Job?

Blog | September 1st, 2017

When it comes time to demolishing a building or structure, it is not only advised to hire a demolition expert, but one that offers asbestos removal and safe handling services. Safety is the main reason for this, as asbestos is proven to be a hazardous material that can cause numerous health related problems, such as […]

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Tips for Choosing the Best Demolishers in Melbourne Area

Blog | August 18th, 2017

This concise guide is designed to introduce our audience to the intricate work practices that are set in motion when the Melbourne cityscape requires space to regenerate. It’s true that there’s sometimes a fundamental need to demolish these older structures, but where’s the finesse in that destructive approach? No, the best demolishers in Melbourne tackle […]

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