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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 Requires 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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Understanding the Nature and Definition of Total Site Clearing

June 11th, 2019

Before the creation of a road, parking lot or other complex project that requires a lot of land, professionals must first clear the site of all present natural growths as well as fences. Site clearing ensures that there are no unnecessary above-ground impediments to slow down or delay the project from starting as planned. To […]

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Hazardous Materials That Can Be Encountered During a Demolition Process

May 20th, 2019

During the demolition process, certain hazardous materials may be unearthed. Crews performing this process must be ever vigilant for this reason. Materials such as these require not only special removal techniques but also safe disposal methods. Regardless of the type of structure that you are demolishing for renovation or other purposes, you need to be […]

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Demolition Risk Management: A Must for All Demolition Services

May 2nd, 2019

Demolition is a dangerous task since it involves knocking down and removing part or all of a structure. Professionals must take all preventative measures to keep issues from happening. Failure to do so will lead to unnecessary damage to surrounding properties and tragic injuries occurring to the work crews or other people. The main way […]

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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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