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Year: 2019

Importance of Sustainable Management of Demolition Waste

Blog | December 17th, 2019

The work carried out through demolition can involve a lot of waste and debris. In a typical passion, demolition contractors usually collect and bring in demolition waste and put them straight to landfills. There, the waste will just wait to be decomposed naturally. So, imagine putting up a lot of non-biodegradable debris from the demolition […]

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Total Site Clearing after Demolition: Reasons Why Correct Procedures Must Be Followed

Blog | December 10th, 2019

In a demolition project, a lot of processes are involved to ensure a smooth transition from planning to the demolition itself. Most of the time, demolitions are performed to give way to a new building structure since the existing structure cannot be retrofitted or extended anymore. After the demolition proper, one necessary action is to […]

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How to Ensure Success in Your Demolition Project

Blog | November 22nd, 2019

If you have bought a lot with a building on it, you might want to think about your next step for this situation. Some property owners would convert and retrofit this existing building into something useful. There are property owners, however, who will find a contractor that will perform a demolition job for this existing […]

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Understand Office Building Strip Out Inclusions: Contact Simcat Demolitions

Blog | November 5th, 2019

After years of hard work and dedication to your craft, your business is finally thriving. For you to maintain the upward trend of your company, you decided to expand your office space to accommodate more employees. Luckily, a huge room right across your office has been vacated since last week and is now up for […]

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The Importance of Following Safety Precautions in Demolition of Fire Damaged Structures

Blog | October 22nd, 2019

While it is always important to practice the correct safety precautions when demolishing any type of structure, it is doubly so when performing this action to fire damaged structures. Not only does the fire weaken the framework and foundation of the building, house or other constructed element, it also can uncover and even disperse hazardous […]

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The Factors that You Must Consider When Hiring a Demolition Company

Blog | October 8th, 2019

When a house or building outlives its usefulness in its present condition, it often times requires demolition in some form to renovate it or replace it with a new one. Demolishing these types of structures even partially is a complex procedure that requires expert knowledge and techniques to perform it lawfully, efficiently and safely. It […]

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Learn About the Different Types of Asbestos and the Reasons for Proper Handling

Blog | September 26th, 2019

Asbestos is a broad term for six naturally occurring minerals. All are made up of thin, long fibrous crystals, which contain microscopic fibrils that with abrasion and other actions can be released into the air. When these fibrils are inhaled, they have been known to cause various types of health issues, such as asbestosis and […]

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Pre-Demolition Audit: When Is It Necessary?

Blog | September 3rd, 2019

A pre-demolition audit allows professionals to assess the non-hazardous materials that require removal from the structure and calculate their potential value. Some of these materials may be recyclable or reusable in the building’s renovation while others may need to be disposed in the appropriate fashion. Another purpose for this type of audit, though, is to […]

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How Professional Demolishers Handle Internal Strip-Outs to Ensure Safety

Blog | August 19th, 2019

An internal strip-out is often necessary before a major renovation can take place. This process involves the demolition of the interior of a structure without removing the support elements such as walls or columns. Flooring, non-load bearing walls, electric wiring and components and ceiling materials are removed. Only professional demolishers should perform strip-outs to ensure […]

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Renovation of Old Homes Require Asbestos Removal and Disposal

Blog | August 5th, 2019

Asbestos used to be considered a safe, resilient building material here in Australia until it was linked to health problems such as mesothelioma. Since the 1980s, it has not been included in new building projects but can still be found in old homes and other structures. If your present home has been built or renovated […]

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