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Understand Office Building Strip Out Inclusions: Contact Simcat Demolitions

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

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

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

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?

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

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

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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Replacing Defective Plumbing in Buildings: Why is Partial Demolition a Necessity?

July 16th, 2019

Whether you own a warehouse or a residential property, dealing with plumbing issues is never fun. Defective plumbing can quickly turn into a nightmare of epic proportions. After all, defective plumbing can lead to leaks, mold, water damage, and more. Put simply, you can’t allow defective plumbing to exist in your property. As a result, […]

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Sewer Capping in a Demolition Project: Why Is It a Requirement?

July 2nd, 2019

With any demolition project, there are numerous details to perform prior to the process taking place. One of these tasks may include sewer capping. All buildings and homes have some type of working sewer line that must be closed off to prevent various problems from occurring after the demolition is complete. This is not something […]

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Fire-Damaged Structure Demolition: Hire Simcat Demolitions

June 19th, 2019

When fire rips through a home or building, it causes devastating results. While some fires are severe enough to destroy everything in their path, others leave buildings and homes partially intact but unusable. It requires a professional demolition company to remove the latter structures to prepare the site for rebuilding. Do not trust a job […]

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