Residential demolition is the task of dismantling and removing all materials that once were used in the construction of an existing inhabitable structure. Usually, the main objective for the residential demolition request of a structure, is to restore the property to its pre-construction condition. This allows the property to become a “blank canvas” for future development opportunities. To achieve this goal, several factors need to be considered which include ordinances/regulations that are attached to the property as well as the location of the structure on the property, accessibility, and magnitude of the project to name a few. It is important to remember that most structures have a designed lifespan and are built to withstand the elements. Residential demolition goes against that concept and incorporates whatever means necessary to destroy a structure that was built to endure.
Current design trends along with an ever-growing environmental conscience has turned recycling into a highly profitable industry. Extrapolating reusable materials is very labor intensive but can provide high returns. Ultimately, the more materials you salvage, the more potential savings. Also, the less debris means fewer containers required for haul-offs, saving you money and our landfills.
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There are several methods used in residential demolition ranging from, using hand tools and deconstructing the house piece by piece, to incorporating explosives taking out a structure within minutes. In residential demolition, the most common method involves the use of heavy equipment; such as excavators with a thumb attachment and/or dozers. The excavator removes a section at a time and deposits the debris immediately into a container truck for haul off. This process repeats itself until the entire structure is removed, which may or may not include the foundation. For those wanting to remove only the existing structure and replace with a new building; using the existing foundation may be an option. However, when both the structure and foundation are removed, the ground is leveled and any site work is completed to enhance the landscape for future development.
A residential demolition project can be quite an undertaking. That is why contacting an experienced demolition contractor, like Justice Sealcoating and Excavating, is crucial to getting the job done correctly.
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