Best Demolition Companies in Louisville, KY

Finding a quality demolition contractor in Louisville, Kentucky to demolish a house, garage, or commercial building is simpler with Hometown.  We connect homeowners and business owners with pre-screened demolition companies that are licensed, insured, reliable, and affordable. Request an estimate for your project today.

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Durham offers worry-free excavation by providing safe service, detailed project planning, and a hazard free job site. For over 44 years we have provided top-quality services and affordable rates. Specializing in demolition, excavation, grading, and land clearing.

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Genesis Construction LLC is a local demolition contractor that is fully qualified and insured. We offer a wide range of demolition and concrete removal services such as interior gut-out, house demolition and shed removal. Our quotes are free of charge, call today!

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Freedom Metals, Inc.
1225 South 15Th Street, Louisville, KY 40210
(502) 637-7657
Tommy Bramer & Son, LLC
7330 Distribution Dr, Louisville, KY 40258
(502) 937-1000

Demolition Tips for Louisville, Kentucky

Is a wrecking permit required for demolition in Louisville?

Yes. According to Section 105.1 of the Kentucky Building Code, any person who intends to demolish, convert, alter, or remove a property or structure is required to have a permit. For demolition, a wrecking permit is required. A permit is also required for all electric, gas, and mechanical work.

What kind of permit will I need for a commercial demolition project?

For commericla demolition, the city of Louisville you will require you to have a commercial wrecking permit.

What is the cost associated with a wrecking permit?

In the city of Louisville, the cost of your wrecking permit will depend on what kind of permit is issued to you. Currently, there are three types of permits - type "A", type "B", and type "C". Below is a brief outline of the cost associated with each permit type:

  • Type A: any building with two story's or any structure that is less than 35 feet in height with less than 3,000 of floor space - $50 per 1,000 sq ft, $10 for every additional 1,000 square feet
  • Type B: any structure or building that does not fit into the criteria for a type "A" permit - $75 for the first 1,000 square feet, $10 for every additional 1,000 square feet
  • Type C: any structure that is 25 feet tall or more than 1,500 square feet in floor space - - $50 per 1,000 sq ft, $10 for every additional 1,000 square feet

Please note that only the property owner may apply for a type "C" permit. If a contractor applies for a type "C" permit, and the application meets all of the requirements necessary, a type "A" permit will be issued to them instead. A $500 cash or check security bond is also required for all property owners who wish to obtain a type "C" permit. This bond will be returned to you after the work has been completed and all debris has been properly disposed of.

How do I know if a Louisville demolition contractor is properly licensed and insured?

For Louisville demolition companies listed on Hometown Demolition Contractors, we've done the initial homework for you.  At the time a contractor is listed, they provided the appropriate state license (if required by your state) and liability insurance.  Select the name of a demolition contractor you're interested in to see more information, including a list of verified credentials for that contractor.

Hometown's screening process means the contractor produced a valid Kentucky license (if required) and insurance certificates at the time of the screening, but it's possible that the status of the license or insurance could have changed in the meantime. So, it's a best practice to ask to see evidence of license and insurance certificates at the time of your estimate.

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