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Ways to Demolish Commercial Buildings

March 26th, 2020

When it comes to demolishing commercial buildings, it involves more care and scrutiny than residential. Just like the residential demolition process, there are different methods that can be used in taking down the building. Some of the methods that can be used are demolition by hand, demolition by explosion or implosion, and mechanical demolition. Before […]

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Basic Guide to Asbestos Removal

March 13th, 2020

Asbestos is a natural material that is resistant to heat, electricity and chemicals. In its pure form, it is an excellent insulator. The asbestos fibres can be combined into many different forms and materials and it can be mixed into cement, dry walling, sealants, and adhesives. If the asbestos-containing materials are in good repair, then […]

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Lockout/Tagout: Why is it Crucial in a Demolition Project?

February 28th, 2020

Lockout/Tagout, otherwise known as LOTO, is a policy that requires a designated individual, known as the authorised person to turn off and disconnect construction equipment from its energy source before servicing it. This authorized person then discharges or blocks off any stored energy and locks and tags the machine’s energy-isolating devices to prevent the release […]

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What are the Red Flags to Avoid When Hiring a Demolition Contractor?

February 7th, 2020

If you are planning on undertaking any construction process, it would require you to put a great amount of trust to your contractor. You are most likely to face several risks in entrusting a certain construction job to people you barely know. Same applies to hiring a demolition contractor. It is not advisable to select […]

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Ways to Estimate the Cost of a Commercial Demolition Project

January 22nd, 2020

Commercial demolition projects are a lot complicated and figuring out ways to estimate its cost are carried out in a systematic process. Below are some of them. Total Area of the Commercial Demolition Project One of the first few things to consider in assessing the cost of a commercial demolition project is the total area […]

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Why Residential Demolition Projects Require Professional Demolition Contractors

January 6th, 2020

With the birth of the do-it-yourself (DIY) culture, people are starting to take matters into their own hands. Every task is one click away as instructions to everything becomes readily available for the public’s perusal. However, what many does not know is that there are certain tasks too complicated for a simple Google search. Here […]

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Importance of Sustainable Management of Demolition Waste

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

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

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

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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