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Demolition vs. Deconstruction: Are There Differences?

April 18th, 2019

When property owners decide to remodel or rebuild their present home or building, they might need to remove the existing structure to proceed with their plans. While demolition seems to be the only course of action for this at first, closer research shows that there may be another viable option, namely deconstruction. Each one removes […]

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Tree and Vegetation Removal Services: Simcat Demolitions Commits to Environmental Stewardship

April 4th, 2019

Often times, property owners need vegetation and trees removed from their property prior to demolitions, construction work or renovations. The only problem with this is that some companies that offer this type of removal service do not take care to preserve as much of these landscaping features as possible. As a result, they are being […]

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Asbestos and Hazardous Risk Assessment Audits: Why Are They Important in Every Demolition Job?

March 25th, 2019

Since there can be dangerous materials lurking in any building that needs demolishing, it is important that asbestos and hazardous risk assessment audits are a part of every demolition project. These audits uncover any material that may require special techniques and equipment to remove it properly prior to the start of demolition. Also, materials that […]

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Myths and Misconceptions about Demolition

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

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?

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

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?

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

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?

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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