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Safety Precautions in Demolition: The Importance of Minimising Hazards and Risks

June 11th, 2020

Demolitions are widely known as a dangerous and hazardous endeavour. Why wouldn’t it be? After all, it involves tearing down foundations, walls and structures, which if you’re not careful, is definitely life-threatening and let’s face it – a tragedy waiting to happen. That is why it is important to seek the help of a professional […]

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Construction Site Clean-up and Waste Management Services: Doing the Job Right with Simcat Demolitions

May 28th, 2020

Construction is one of the industries that produces huge amounts of rubbish: from scrap wood, tiles, metals, glass, plastic, and other materials like dirt and mud, and so on. A building site can soon become a huge mess as the rubbish piles up. Site clean-up is one of the things that is often put at […]

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The Importance of Reusing and Recycling of Demolished Concrete Products

May 12th, 2020

Many construction industries use concrete products since they have a lot of astonishing features. They have the lowest carbon footprint for a structure over its lifecycle. They also have unmatched strength, durability, longevity, and resilience. Buildings that are made from them do not burn, rust, or rot easily. Most importantly, concrete products are 100% recyclable, […]

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How Should Commercial Property Managers Deal with Asbestos Removal?

April 23rd, 2020

There are laws set out for the removal and disposal of asbestos and it varies from country to country. In Australia, as stated in the existing legislation, owners and managers of commercial properties have the legal obligation to maintain strict safety standards. Therefore, a property owner or manager is responsible in maintaining and repairing the […]

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House Demolition Planning and Cost Estimation Tips

April 7th, 2020

Many are not aware that the decision-making process in house demolition is an extremely tedious process. There are so many things to consider and take into account. One of the first step in successfully undertaking a house demolition is a coming up with a fool-proof plan and cost estimation. Below are house demolition planning and […]

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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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