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260 NE 44th Ave, Des Moines IA 50313

Family owned and operated since 1945. Our knowledge and experience in the industry is unsurpassed. We follow promise with performance. We provide high quality work, attention to compliance, and open communication every step of the way. We offer selective and complete demolition including building implosion.

12186 Carpenter Street, Carlisle IA 50047

Hibbs Excavating & Grading Inc. has over 34 years of experience in the demolition and excavation business and can help you with all of your project needs. They're your convenient and efficient solution for all things site preparation.

1901 Easton Blvd, Des Moines IA 50316

We are a certified crew of demolition contractors that specialize in building demolition, structural demolition, and house demolition. Iowa Demolition is covering all of your bases, day or night. Our services are extended to emergency care with 24/7 services.

2175 NW 86th St, Clive IA 50325

Located in Clive, Iowa, Thorpe Excavating is an excavating and demolition company that offers comprehensive demolition services, including barn demolition, house demolition, and more.

5088 East University Ave, Pleasant Hill IA 50327

Elder Corporation takes an innovative approach to efficient demolition with the latest equipment and emphasis on precision. We specialize in demolition, underground utilities, earth moving and  site work. 

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The Demolition Process

If you're having a structure demolished, like a home or a commercial structure, these are the basic aspects of the demolition process you should be familiar with.

Step 1: Have the building inspected.

Step 2: Gather the necessary permits. (Your contractor will likely handle this, so confirm this with them.)

Step 3: Disconnect existing services and utilities.

Step 4: Tear down the house using heavy machinery or deconstruction methods.

Step 5: Haul away the debris to the nearest landfill or recycling facility.

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Project: Inground Pool Removal
Location: Des Moines, IA 50310
Description:
My grandmother has a 16x32 ft in ground pool that needs to be filled in. We don't have the slightest idea what to do or where to start. We would like to do as much as we can ourselves because we want to save money.
Project: Miscellaneous Demolition
Location: Des Moines, IA 50320
Description:
mobile homes lot 128 and 156
Project: Above or Underground Storage Tank Removal
Location: Des Moines, IA 50311
Description:
I’m looking for a quote to remove an oil tank (about 5ftx5x4) from a basement. It was part of a boiler system and has not been used for a couple years.
Project: Demolish a Manufactured or Modular Home
Location: Des Moines, IA 50315
Description:
remove and dispose of mobile home
Project: Remove a Carport or Garage
Location: Des Moines, IA 50310
Description:
One car detached garage with awing needs to be removed. Concrete slab stays, just the building needs to be removed
Project: Remove an Asphalt Parking Lot
Location: Des Moines, IA 50310
Description:
Looking to remove ~10,000 square feet of a church asphalt parking lot to put in a community garden. Project time line is spring 2018.
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Location: Des Moines, IA 50317
Description:
have a 2 car garage that was converted to apartment and a 1 car storage shed I am interested in tearing down if it doesn't cost more than fixing it up
Project: Swimming Pool Demolition and Backfill
Location: Des Moines, IA 50315
Description:
removal of in ground pool with a lot of concrete removal around pool. would need to have new concrete patio instead or some kind of landscaping on the removal area
Project: Garage Demolition
Location: Des Moines, IA 50310
Description:
Detached garage needs to be torn down. Possible rebuild as well, but we want a quote to just tear it down and remove all debris
Project: Asphalt Driveway Removal
Location: Des Moines, IA 50313
Description:
I have a section of asphalt I'd like removed and hauled away roughly 30 by 20 and fairly thick, about 6 inches. This is a large asphalt pad in back yard and looking to remove to make room for above ground pool being installed in same place.
Project: Remove a Carport or Garage
Location: Des Moines, IA 50312
Description:
Demolition and removal of a 16 x 20 garage. Clay block and stucco walls, framed rafters with several layers of shingles.
Project: Heating Oil Tank Removal
Location: Des Moines, IA 50312
Description:
Two very old fuel oil tanks in my basement need to be removed. They are not leaking and have not been used for at least 50 years.
Project: Demolish and Remove a Pool
Location: Des Moines, IA 50324
Description:
Looking to buy a home and want to get a quote on pool removal. It is an above ground pool (no concrete) but sits 1-2ft into the ground as well. It as a deck wrapping around it on one side. Pool is about 35'x 15'. Looking to have the deck and pool removed for sure. Possible removal of some flower beds as well.
Project: Concrete Slab or Wall Demolition
Location: Des Moines, IA 50312
Description:
The previous owners of our home had 2 sheds in the backyard that were on concrete pads. The sheds are gone, so we would also like the concrete gone. The previous owners also did their own version of an egress window by securing cement blocks in a half circle around a window that is no longer there, so we would like that removed. Additionally, we would like a section added to the side of the garage for our trash cans to sit. The driveway also has some cracks that we would like filled. Thanks!
Project: Swimming Pool Demolition and Backfill
Location: Des Moines, IA 50320
Description:
15x 30 inground vinal(fox) pool in back yard. Interested in fill in, partial removal would like 2-3 quotes
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