Demolition Tips & Advice

junk removal for remodel or demolition cleanup

How Junk Removal Services Can Streamline Your Demolition or Remodel Project

  • Home Remodeling
  • Fence Removal
  • Deck Removal

If you're tackling a home improvement or remodeling project of any type, learn how junk removal companies can be a great asset in getting the job done as efficiently as possible.

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retail space interior remodel

Commercial Retail Space Demolition Cost Guide

  • Commercial Demolition
  • Interior Demolition
  • Demolition Cost

Retail spaces often need to be demolished and remodeling to meet the changing needs of businesses and tenants. Read our guide to estimate your commercial retail demolition project cost.

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benefits of recycling demolition debris

Benefits to Recycling Demolition Debris

  • Demolition Cost
  • Debris Removal

Recycling is not only better for the environment, but it's usually cheaper, too. Learn about how recycling facilities offer cost-effective ways to recycle construction and demolition debris.

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demolition cost calculator

How to Calculate the Cost of Your Demolition Project

  • Demolition Cost

Calculating the exact cost of your demo project is more complex than a simple calculator can tell you, but this guide will help you know what to expect.

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remodel on a budget

8 Steps to Remodeling Your House on a Budget

  • Interior Demolition
  • Demolition Cost
  • Home Remodeling

You can remodel on a budget, maximizing your home's value without minimizing your wallet. Learn the best tips for budgeting your home remodel and saving money in the process.

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commercial office interior demolition cost

Commercial Office Interior Demolition Cost Guide

  • Demolition Cost
  • Interior Demolition
  • Commercial Demolition
  • Wall Removal

Renovating your commercial office space can increase your property value. Our cost guide will cover all the office interior demolition cost info you should know.

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oil tank removal cost

Oil Tank Removal Cost Guide: What You Should Know About Pricing

  • Demolition Cost
  • Tank Removal

If you're looking to get your oil tank removed, read our guide to learn average costs, how to get the best price, and how to find the best service.

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brick demolition and debris removal

Brick Removal Cost Guide: Everything You Should Know

  • Demolition Cost
  • Chimney Removal

Whether you have an old brick patio you need removed or a brick wall you'd like demolished, this guide will help give you an understanding of how much brick removal will cost you.

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septic tank removal cost

Septic Tank Removal Cost Guide: Pricing Information You Should Know

  • Demolition Cost
  • Tank Removal

There are a variety of reasons why you might need to have your septic tank removed. We'll help you get the best price and great service.

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Concrete Sidewalk Removal Cost Guide: How Much It Costs to Tear Up a Sidewalk

  • Demolition Cost
  • Concrete Removal

Removing an old, cracked, or unsightly concrete sidewalk can quickly improve your property's value and safety. Our cost guide will help ensure you get the best price.

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concrete foundation removal cost

Concrete Foundation Removal Cost Guide: Average Prices, Cost Factors, and More

  • Demolition Cost
  • Concrete Removal

Removing an old concrete foundation is necessary in order to make way for the new. Our cost guide will answer all your questions regarding average pricing and finding the best contractor.

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parking lot removal cost

Concrete Parking Lot Removal Cost Guide: Average Pricing to Demolish a Parking Lot

  • Demolition Cost
  • Concrete Removal

Removing an old concrete parking lot can quickly improve your property's value. Our cost guide is here to help ensure you get the best price for your parking lot removal.

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Asphalt Driveway Removal Cost Guide: Factors that Affect Your Final Bill

  • Demolition Cost
  • Asphalt Removal
  • Driveway Removal

We've compiled this cost guide full of information to help ensure you get the best price for your concrete or asphalt driveway removal.

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commercial interior demolition project

Commercial Interior Demolition Cost Guide: Everything You Need to Know About Pricing

  • Demolition Cost
  • Interior Demolition
  • Commercial Demolition
  • Wall Removal
  • Floor Removal

Our interior demolition cost guide will give you all the details you'll need regarding interior demolition and its costs for commercial buildings.

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concrete patio removal costs

Concrete Patio Removal Cost Guide: How Much It Costs to Demolish a Patio

  • Demolition Cost
  • Concrete Removal

Removing an old concrete patio can quickly improve your property's value. Our cost guide will help you estimate and ensure you get the best price.

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Residential Interior Demolition Cost Guide: Factors That Affect Your Final Bill

  • Demolition Cost
  • Interior Demolition
  • Wall Removal
  • Floor Removal

If you're wondering how much residential interior demolition will cost, our cost guide will help give you an idea of what to expect.

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above ground pool removal cost guide

Above Ground Pool Removal Cost Guide: Pricing Details You Should Know

  • Demolition Cost
  • Pool Removal

Removing your above ground pool can improve curb appeal and increase your home's value. Our cost guide will help ensure you don't overpay for great services.

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barn demolition cost guide

Barn Demolition Cost Guide: How Much It Costs to Tear Down a Barn

  • Demolition Cost
  • Barn Demolition

At Hometown, our goal is to help ensure you get the best price for your barn demolition. This cost guide will discuss average costs and how to choose the right contractor.

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mobile home demolition cost guide

Mobile Home Demolition Cost Guide: How Much It Costs to Remove a Mobile Home

  • Demolition Cost
  • Mobile Home Removal

Get the best price for your mobile home demolition and removal with our informational guide. We'll go over average price points, factors that affect your final bill, how to find the best contractor, and more.

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fence removal cost guide

Fence Removal Cost Guide: How Much It Costs to Tear Down a Fence

  • Demolition Cost
  • Fence Removal

At Hometown, we know that getting the best price for your fence removal is important to you, and this cost guide will help ensure you get that.

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deck removal cost guide

Deck Removal Cost Guide: Understanding Deck Demolition Pricing

  • Demolition Cost
  • Deck Removal

Learn everything you need to know about deck removal with our comprehensive guide. We'll go over average costs, factors that affect pricing, and how to find the right contractor.

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shed demolition cost guide

Shed Demolition Cost Guide: How Much It Costs to Tear Down a Shed

  • Demolition Cost
  • Shed Demolition

Prepare a budget for your shed demolition or removal project with our guide, including real-life examples of what others have paid across the U.S.

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Brick and Chimney Removal Cost Guide: Everything You Need to Know About Pricing

  • Demolition Cost
  • Chimney Removal

If you have a brick driveway, patio, or chimney you need removed, you're likely wondering how to ensure you get the best price. Read our guide to learn more.

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concrete and asphalt removal cost guide

Concrete & Asphalt Removal Cost Guide: Average Pricing to Demolish Driveways, Patios, and More

  • Demolition Cost
  • Concrete Removal
  • Asphalt Removal

Our guide will help ensure that you get the best price when shopping around for concrete driveway removal, concrete patio removal, or concrete porch removal.

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interior demolition cost guide

Interior Demolition Cost Guide: Understanding Residential and Commercial Interior Demolition Pricing

  • Demolition Cost
  • Interior Demolition
  • Wall Removal
  • Floor Removal

If you are looking to have interior demolition work done, you're likely wondering how much it will cost. Read our guide for average costs and how to get the best price.

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inground pool demolition

Pool Removal Cost Guide: Factors that Affect Pricing

  • Demolition Cost
  • Pool Removal
  • Inground Pool Removal

There are a number of factors that play into how much you can expect to pay for your pool removal. Read our cost guide to learn more.

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removing old deck boards

Light Demolition Cost Guide: How Much It Costs to Remove a Shed, Deck, or Fence from Your Property

  • Demolition Cost
  • Residential Demolition
  • Shed Demolition
  • Deck Removal
  • Fence Removal

Hiring a professional to handle your light demolition is a convenient way to reinvent your property. See real-life examples others have paid for shed demolition, deck removal, and fence removal.

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building demolition cost guide

Building Demolition Cost Guide - How Much It Costs to Tear Down Various Structures

  • Demolition Cost
  • Commercial Demolition
  • Mobile Home Removal
  • House Demolition
  • Barn Demolition
  • Garage Demolition
  • Shed Demolition

When it comes time to tear down a building, the first question most people ask is, 'How much is this going to cost?' Find out how to get the best price for your building demolition.

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concrete driveway snow removal tips

Snow Removal Tips for Your Concrete Driveway and Sidewalks

  • Concrete Removal
  • Asphalt Removal

Extreme weather conditions put a great deal of stress on concrete driveways and sidewalks. Learn the best practices to help minimize damage and prolong your concrete's life.

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how to remove mobile home

What Needs to Be Done Before Demolishing or Removing a Mobile Home

  • Mobile Home Removal

Learn how to go about getting an old mobile home demolished or removed off your property with our informational guide.

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home projects to tackle during winter

8 Home Projects to Tackle Before Spring Arrives

  • Interior Demolition
  • Residential Demolition
  • Home Remodeling
  • Wall Removal
  • Floor Removal

Most contractors would agree that their busiest seasons are spring and summer, making the months between October and March the most cost-effective time to update your home and get small projects done. Read this article for 8 project ideas to tackle this winter.

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reduce waste from demolition and construction projects

Guide to Reducing the Amount of Waste Generated During a Demolition or Construction Project

  • Deconstruction
  • Interior Demolition
  • Home Remodeling
  • Wall Removal
  • Floor Removal

Reduce the amount of construction and demolition debris you haul to the landfill to save money and help the environment with our guide.

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how to handle hazardous waste removal

How to Safely Remove Hazardous Wastes Before a Remodel or Demolition Project

  • Interior Demolition
  • Asbestos Removal

If your home was built before the 1980s, there's a good chance it contains some type of hazardous material. Learn proper disposal methods if you're planning a demolition or remodeling project.

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Make a Foolproof Basement Remodel Plan

  • Interior Demolition
  • Home Remodeling

If your basement is unfinished or outdated, remodeling it is a great way to make the most out of your space. Read our guide to come up with a foolproof basement remodeling plan.

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chimney stack

Partial Chimney Removal Costs and the Benefits of Hiring a Pro

  • Chimney Removal
  • Hiring a Contractor

Homeowners are often looking for alternative solutions to full chimney removal to manage their needs while also cutting costs. Find out if saving money with a partial chimney removal is right for you.

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recycle demolition debris to save money

Recycle Demolition and Remodeling Debris to Save Money and Protect the Environment

  • Debris Removal

C&D debris has a negative impact on our environment when dropped at a landfill. Read our guide to learn about environmentally friendly disposal solutions.

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non-load bearing wall demolition

Interior Demolition Cost Breakdown for Appliance, Ceiling, Floor, and Wall Removal

  • Interior Demolition
  • Demolition Cost
  • Wall Removal
  • Floor Removal
  • Asbestos Removal

Learn about the costs associated with all different types of interior demolition projects, like wall removal, floor removal, appliance removal, and more. 

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kitchen remodel in winter

Save Money by Remodeling Your Kitchen or Bath This Winter

  • Bathroom Remodeling
  • Kitchen Remodeling
  • Interior Demolition
  • Demolition Cost

Updated kitchens and baths provide great return on investment. Learn how to save money by waiting until the winter to start your remodel.

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fill in your abandoned pool

The Benefits of Filling in a Pool in the Winter

  • Pool Removal
  • Inground Pool Removal

If you’re a homeowner with a pool that you’d like to have removed, find out why the winter is often a great time of year to fill in your inground pool.

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Outdated Garage

Can I Tear Down My Old Garage and Build a New One?

  • Garage Demolition

Learn all about how your local zoning ordinances may affect your plans when demolishing and rebuilding your garage.

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prepare your garage for winter

Be Sure Your Garage Is Ready for Winter

  • Garage Demolition

There’s a lot that needs to be done to keep your home safe and comfortable during the cold, snowy months of the winter season. If you have a garage, then preparing it for winter should be somewhere on that list. Our tips below will help you ready your garage and give you peace of mind.

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winter tips for your deck

Winter Deck Care Tips and Tricks

  • Deck Removal

Once you’ve learned how to prepare your deck for winter, it’s time to learn how to care for your deck during winter. We'll go over how to properly care for your deck during colder months.

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winterize your deck

Don’t Forget to Winterize Your Deck

  • Deck Removal

Just as you prepare your landscaping for cold winter months your deck should be properly prepped as well. Learn how to properly winterize your deck with our guide.

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prepare your property for winter

Is Your Property Ready for the Impending Winter Season?

  • Chimney Removal
  • Deck Removal
  • Fence Removal
  • Pool Removal

Buying a house is most people’s biggest investment, so it only makes sense that you take the time to protect it, including getting it ready for changing seasons. Fall is a great time to start thinking about your home maintenance plan and how to get it ready for colder weather.

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prepare your pool for fall and winter

Is Your Pool Ready for Fall and Winter?

  • Pool Removal
  • Inground Pool Removal

In most parts of the country, it still feels like summer, but soon the leaves will start to fall, many of which will land in your pool if given the chance. Are you wondering how you can prepare your pool for cooler months? We can help.

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All Your Deck Questions Answered

  • Deck Removal

If you’ve got deck questions, we’ve got answers. Get the basics on how to repair and maintain wood and composite decking.

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prepare your chimney

Is Your Chimney Ready for the Fall and Winter Months?

  • Chimney Removal

The warmth of summer is still upon us, but now is the time to start thinking about making sure your chimney and fireplace are ready for the impending fall and winter seasons. 

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chimney repair or removal

Find the Right Chimney Repair or Removal Contractor

  • Chimney Removal
  • Hiring a Contractor

Learn how to find a chimney removal contractor who is experienced, reliable, and honest with our informative guide.

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working with a contractor during COVID-19

Stay Safe When Working with a Contractor During COVID-19

    Even with COVID-19 spreading across the globe, things still need to get done. People still have things that need to be fixed or projects that have to be completed. If you're one of the thousands of Americans working with a contractor during COVID, make sure you are protecting yourself, your family, and others.

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    signs of a failing deck

    Can You Recognize the 7 Signs of a Failing Deck?

    • Deck Removal

    We’ll discuss the most common signs that your deck is failing and whether it needs to be replaced or at repaired, depending on the extent of the damage.

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    contractors can do what homeowners can't

    6 Things Contractors Can Do That the Average Homeowner Probably Can't

      A contractor can do what the average homeowner can’t, like predict issues and mitigate them properly, save you money, and get projects done quickly, among others.

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      when hiring a contractor saves money

      When Hiring a Contractor Saves You Money vs. Doing It Yourself

      • Hiring a Contractor
      • Demolition Cost

      Handling a home improvement project yourself can often save you some money, but that isn’t always the case. Learn when hiring a professional can save you time and money.

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      signs of a bad fence

      Can You Recognize the 5 Signs of a Bad Fence?

      • Fence Removal

      A new fence can boost your home’s curb appeal, increase the value of your home, and increase your neighbor’s property value, too. Learn the signs of a failing fence and when to replace it.

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      deck replacement

      Considering Deck Replacement? Start Here.

      • Deck Removal

      Replace the deck or repair? This quick guide will provide the answer you're looking for. Learn about the benefits and average cost of deck replacement vs deck repair and what to do with your deck.

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      fence replacement

      Fence Replacement Costs and How It's Done

      • Fence Removal

      Learn everything you need to know about the process of getting a fence replacement, how much it costs, and how to get started.

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      safety precautions during COVID-19

      Maintain Your Safety When Working from Home During COVID-19

      • DIY Demolition

      As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, there has been an increase in DIY projects, which has also led to an uptick in injuries. This is why it’s so important to always prioritize your safety and health, but especially in the midst of a pandemic.

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      home improvement project to-do list during coronavirus

      Your Home Improvement Project To-Do List Amid COVID-19 Stay-at-Home Orders

      • Interior Demolition
      • Residential Demolition
      • DIY Demolition

      With more time at home due to stay-at-home orders issued during the spread of COVID-19, people across the country are tackling home improvement projects. Many of us are itching to freshen up our space after spending so much time inside, and now may be a great time to do so.

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      home projects to tackle while social distancing

      Projects to Tackle While Social Distancing at Home

      • Fence Removal
      • Deck Removal
      • Floor Removal

      As COVID-19 spreads across the country, many businesses are closing, and states are urging residents to stay home and social distance. If you have more time on your hands at home, it may be a great opportunity to tackle those home projects you’ve been putting off.

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      getting multiple quotes is important

      The Importance of Getting Multiple Quotes Before Hiring a Contractor

      • Hiring a Contractor

      When it comes to hiring a contractor for a home project, we always recommend getting at least three estimates. Learn why and how to get free quotes from services in your area. 

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      how to hire the right contractor

      The Science Behind Hiring the Right Contractor

      • Hiring a Contractor

      Getting a referral is a cheaper way to hire a contractor, a faster way to find a contractor, and generally produces a better experience, too. Learn how to find reputable contractors in your area.

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      old garage with chipped paint

      Boost Property Value with Garage Repair or Replacement

      • Garage Demolition

      Learn why it's smart to tackle an exterior project like garage repair or replacement to help protect, and potentially increase, your home's value.

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      pros and cons to removing barn

      Pros and Cons of Barn Demolition

      • Barn Demolition

      Before tearing down your old barn, consider the pros and cons. We'll discuss the benefits and the disadvantages that come with tearing down your barn so you can make the right choice.

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      remove rotting deck boards

      How to Remove Rotting Deck Boards

      • Deck Removal
      • DIY Demolition

      Replacing rotting boards is an inexpensive way to revamp your deck’s appearance and increase safety. Here are the basic steps required to get the job done.

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      floor removal

      Should I Handle Floor Removal Myself?

      • Interior Demolition
      • Floor Removal
      • DIY Demolition
      • Hiring a Contractor

      Learn the benefits of hiring a professional to handle your floor removal and the pitfalls of handling it yourself so you can make the right decision for your project.

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      relocating mobile home

      Don't Relocate Your Mobile Home Before Reading This!

      • Mobile Home Removal

      Moving a single or double-wide trailer costs anywhere from a few thousand to over $10,000. Ensure it goes smoothly, legally and that you get the best value with these tips.

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      burning house for fire training exercise

      Burning Down the House: A Homeowner's Guide to Fire Department Training Exercises

      • House Demolition

      Learn all about donating your old house or structure to a local fire department for a training exercise. Not only can it save you money, but it can increase your property value, too.

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      don't pay your contractor upfront

      Why You Should Never Pay Your Contractor Upfront

      • Hiring a Contractor
      • Demolition Cost

      A contracting asking a customer for more than 15% of the total cost upfront is a big red flag. Learn more about why a contractor should never ask you to pay for a project upfront.

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      contractor or subcontractor

      Contractor or Subcontractor: What's the Difference?

      • Hiring a Contractor

      Contractors and subcontractors are the two parties responsible for completing demolition and construction projects. Learn a few important differences between them that you should know.

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      don't say this to your contractor

      Never Say THIS to Your Contractor

      • Hiring a Contractor

      This guide will help to ensure that you're in a mutually beneficial and fair relationship with your contractor from the first moment you reach out to them. 

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      calculating demolition cost

      How to Read and Make Sense of a Demolition Estimate

      • Hiring a Contractor
      • Demolition Cost

      Understanding the project estimate provided by the demolition company is an essential part of the demolition process. Read our guide to avoid problems later on, like additional fees.

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      how to obtain a demolition permit

      How to Obtain a Demolition Permit

      • Demolition Safety
      • DIY Demolition

      Learn about applying for a demolition permit to make sure your work will meet your community's standards as defined in your city’s code.

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      master bedroom remodel

      Bedroom Remodeling: The Basics You Should Know

      • Interior Demolition
      • Home Remodeling

      As one of the most-used rooms in your house, your bedroom should be a place you can enjoy! Use our guide as a jumping-off point to help keep you organized during your bedroom remodel.

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      best time of year for interior demolition

      What's the Best Time of Year to Handle Interior Demolition Projects?

      • Interior Demolition

      When it comes to remodeling your or any interior demolition, it might be cheaper for you to take advantage of contractors' slow season and begin your project during the colder months.

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      demolition increases property value

      Will Demolition Increase Your Property Value?

      • House Demolition
      • Shed Demolition
      • Barn Demolition
      • Mobile Home Removal

      Demolition can increase a property’s value. Learn the various questions you should be asking when making the decision whether or not demolition is the best option for your structure.

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      shut off and cap water line

      How to Turn Off and Cap a Water Line Properly

      • Demolition Safety
      • DIY Demolition

      This guide will explain how to turn off the water to your home and how to cap the water line. This is something you will have to do before beginning any demolition or construction project.

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      shut off and cap gas line

      How to Turn Off and Cap a Gas Line Properly

      • Demolition Safety
      • DIY Demolition

      Learn how to properly turn off the gas to your home and cap the gas line for your safety before beginning any demolition or construction project.

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      tear down your old garage

      How to Tear Down a Garage

      • Garage Demolition

      This guide is designed for homeowners looking to demolish or deconstruct their garage. It will outline how to demolish your garage in a safe and straightforward way.

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      considerations for chimney removal

      What to Consider Before Removing Your Chimney

      • Chimney Removal

      There are several factors to take into consideration before you begin your chimney removal project. Read our guide to learn more.

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      Shed demolition

      Get Rid of Your Old Shed to Make Way for the New

      • Shed Demolition

      Whether your shed is made of wood, metal, or plastic, our guide can help you develop a plan to remove it from your property. Learn about costs, how to find the best contractor, and more.

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      commercial demolition information

      Commercial Demolition Overview from Prep to Cleanup

      • Commercial Demolition

      Commercial demolition is more complex than residential demo and requires greater caution because of it. Learn how to prepare for your project from beginning to end with our guide.

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      replace wood deck

      The Cost to Demo an Old Deck and Build a New One

      • Deck Removal
      • Demolition Cost

      There are several reasons why replacing your deck is a good idea. Learn more about the benefits of deck removal, how much it costs to demolish, and how much it costs to build a new deck.

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      old garage demolition

      Tear Down That Garage! Benefits of Removal, How It's Done, and How Much It Costs

      • Garage Demolition
      • Demolition Cost

      Garage demolition can typically be done by a professional in a single day. Learn all about garage demolition and how to get started.

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      plan your home remodel

      What to Do First When Remodeling Your Home

      • Interior Demolition
      • Home Remodeling
      • Kitchen Remodeling
      • Bathroom Remodeling
      • Floor Removal

      Determining your desired color palette, design style, and budget when beginning your renovation is a lot to take on! Start off on the right foot with a well-thought-out plan in hand.

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      remodel your basement on a budget

      Remodel Your Basement on a Budget (for $10,000 or Less!)

      • Interior Demolition
      • Home Remodeling
      • Demolition Cost

      Failing to plan your basement remodel ahead of time can lead to going over your intended budget. Learn a few tips and tricks to remodel your basement on a budget and avoid overspending.

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      chimney repair cost

      How Much Does Chimney Repair and Removal Cost?

      • Chimney Removal
      • Demolition Cost

      Chimneys age and require regular maintenance to prevent problems from becoming severe and more costly. Learn the average costs of these repairs and how to keep costs down.

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      how to restore a wood deck

      How to Restore a Wood Deck

      • Deck Removal

      Whether your wood deck needs a quick cleaning or total restoration, our guide will help you get started on your way to a younger-looking, longer-lasting deck.

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      wood fence replacement cost

      How Much Does It Cost to Replace a Wood Fence?

      • Fence Removal
      • Demolition Cost

      The privacy of a fenced-in backyard can add value to your home, but when it's old and worn, it becomes an eyesore. So when it comes time to replace a wood fence, how much does it cost? We'll discuss the various factors and costs to consider when replacing your wood fence.

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      how to remodel kitchen

      Stop Putting Off Your Kitchen Remodel—Get Started Today!

      • Interior Demolition
      • Kitchen Remodeling

      Remodeling your kitchen can greatly increase your home's value. Learn how to do all the right research to make sure you get the best price and find the best contractor in your area.

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      Should I replace my pool

      Should I Get Rid of My Pool?

      • Pool Removal
      • Inground Pool Removal

      If you're debating whether or not you should remove your pool, read our guide to determine whether or not getting rid of your pool is the best option for you and your property.

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      profitable home remodels

      5 of the Most Profitable Home Remodel Projects

      • Interior Demolition
      • Home Remodeling
      • Floor Removal

      Learn about the top five most profitable home remodeling projects that will increase your home's valule and attract potential homebuyers.

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      demolition equipment types

      What Are Excavators Used For? A Demolition Equipment Guide

      • Demolition Equipment

      Learn about the different types of equipment commonly used for demolition projects, what they're used for, and more. 

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      kitchen cabinet installation

      How Kitchen Cabinets Are Installed

      • Kitchen Remodeling
      • DIY Demolition

      If you're thinkinga bout remodeling your kitchen or replacing your kitchen cabients, read our guide to understand how cabinets are installed and how to operate a smooth project.

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      hire the right basement remodel contractor

      How to Hire a Basement Remodel Contractor

      • Hiring a Contractor
      • Interior Demolition
      • Home Remodeling

      If you're looking for a basement remodeling contractor, read our guide to learn all of the qualifications to look for to ensure the best price and service.

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      basement remodel cost

      How Much Does a Basement Remodel Cost?

      • Interior Demolition
      • Demolition Cost

      A finished basement increases your home’s value and offers a great return on investment (ROI). Learn all about finishing a basement and the costs associated. 

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      considerations for garage demolition

      Garage Demolition: What Homeowners Should Know

      • Garage Demolition

      Read our garage demolition guide to discover everything you need to know about all aspects of the garage demolition process, from costs to how it's done, and more.

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      how to fill in your pool

      How to Fill in a Pool

      • Pool Removal
      • Inground Pool Removal

      Filling in your pool is a great way to save money on your pool removal. Get answers to the most common questions when it comes to filling in a pool.

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      calculate house demolition cost

      Simple House Demolition Cost Calculator

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      Use our house demolition cost calculator to estimate the price you'll pay for your demo project and learn about factors that can affect your final bill.

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      • Garage Demolition
      • Demolition Cost

      Learn how much you can expect to pay for your garage demolition based on average costs throughout the U.S., including different factors that will affect your final cost.

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      How Much Does It Cost to Renovate a House?

      • Home Remodeling
      • Interior Demolition
      • Demolition Cost

      The average cost to renovate a house is between $4,000 and $150,000. Learn about the various cost factors that come into play when determining a home renovation budget.

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      How to Dispose of Above Ground Oil Tanks & Remaining Oil

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      Disposing of an above ground oil tank is complicated and is not to be taken lightly. Learn what is involved in properly removing and disposing of an above ground oil tank and oil remnants.

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      When hiring a contractor, the most important step is making sure you get everything in writing. Learn what should be included on a contract before signing it so you're protected.

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      Hire the Right Remodeling Contractor and Know What to Expect

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      Choosing the right contractor is the most important part of the remodeling process. Learn how to choose the best contractor for your project and what to expect throughout the process.

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      Make sure you have a good understanding of how much it costs to replace your driveway, how long the new driveway should last, and the types of options available to you.

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      Advantages and Disadvantages of Demolishing Old Buildings

      • House Demolition
      • Home Remodeling

      Demolishing old buildings comes with both advantages and disadvantages, and to help you decide if tearing down an old building is your best option, we’re going to lay it all out for you.

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      Interior Demolition Cost per Square Foot

      • Interior Demolition
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      In the U.S., the average cost for a residential interior demolition project costs around $4,000. Learn about the various factors that will affect your project cost.

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      • House Demolition

      When thinking about tearing down a house, it’s important to understand the process behind it. We'll outline the house demolition process from start to finish so you know what to expect.

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      Commercial Demolition Cost Guide: The Average Cost per Square Foot to Demolish Commercial Buildings

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      • Commercial Demolition

      On average, commercial building demolition costs around $4-$8 per square foot. Learn about the various factors that will affect the cost you pay for your commercial demolition project.

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      • Concrete Removal

      Concrete is not impervious to the elements and will develop cracks and other issues over time. Learn how to determine whether you should fix or replace your cracked driveway.

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      How Much Does It Cost to Rebuild a House?

      • House Demolition

      There are plenty of circumstances where it's important to know how much it would cost to rebuild your house. Learn all about finding your home's replacement cost with our guide.

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      Benefits of Removing a Swimming Pool: Why It's an Option Worth Considering

      • Pool Removal
      • Inground Pool Removal

      Learn four of the biggest downfalls to owning a swimming pool and why removing it may make the most sense for you and your property.

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      Do Fences Increase a Home's Property Value?

      • Fence Removal

      A fence can serve a number of purposes for your home and surrounding property. Learn about how fences can enhance your landscape and increase the value of your home.

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      Deck Removal 101: How to Remove & How Much It Costs

      • Deck Removal

      Outdoor decks undergo a great deal of exposure—solar rays, heat, cold, precipitation, and wind. When it comes time to remove your old deck, it's important to make sure you're prepared. Learn how decks are removed, who to hire to get the job done, and how much deck removal costs.

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      • Concrete Removal
      • Hiring a Contractor

      Learn about how much concrete patio removal costs, how it's done, and who to hire to get the project done properly to eliminate any headaches and ensure your project goes smoothly.

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      • Interior Demolition
      • DIY Demolition
      • Hiring a Contractor

      Read our guide to determine if your particular interior demolition project is a good project to take on yourself or if you would be better off hiring a professional.

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      • Interior Demolition
      • Demolition Safety
      • DIY Demolition

      Failing to utilize the proper tools and techniques during an interior demolition is an easy way to end up with a dirt and dust-ridden home. Learn how to avoid these mistakes and more.

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      • Shed Demolition

      Learn about the different methods used for shed demolition and removal to decide which method will work best for your shed removal project.

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      Demolition Safety 101: How to Be Sure Your Demo Project Runs Smoothly & Safely

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      • Demolition Safety
      • DIY Demolition

      Learn the steps to follow before beginning a demolition project to ensure your project goes smoothly and safely.

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      • Concrete Removal
      • DIY Demolition

      Removing an old fence post in concrete footing can be a pain in the neck. Learn everything you need to know about efficiently removing old fence posts.

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      8 Transformative Home Remodeling Projects to Tackle Today

      • Interior Demolition
      • Home Remodeling

      Read our top 8 DIY remodeling projects that will transform your home overnight and learn how to find the best contractor if you'd rather leave the heavy lifting to the professionals.

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      • Interior Demolition
      • Home Remodeling
      • Floor Removal
      • Kitchen Remodeling
      • Bathroom Remodeling

      Getting your dream home doesn't have to cost you an arm and a leg; you can make simple updates to your home that, over time, add up to make a big difference. Take a closer look at these $500-or-less home improvement projects.

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      The Insiders' Guide to Increasing Your Home's Value

      • Interior Demolition
      • Home Remodeling

      If you're considering selling your home in the near future, there are a number of things you can do to increase your home's appeal and overall value. Learn more with our informational guide.

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      • Mobile Home Removal
      • Demolition Cost

      There's more than one way to get rid of a mobile home, and each removal method comes with its own cost. We'll go over the various factors that affect pricing and how to get the best deal.

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      • Tank Removal

      Whatever your reason for removing your oil tank, there are strict regulations to follow. Read our guide to ensure your oil tank removal goes smoothly.

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      Insider Tips for a Successful Commercial Demolition Project

      • Commercial Demolition
      • Deconstruction

      It's important that contractors and property owners understand how to safely and successfully demolish a commercial building. Read our guide to make sure your project goes smoothly.

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      What Does Contractor Insurance Cover?

      • Demolition Safety
      • Hiring a Contractor

      Contractors should have two types of insurance: liability insurance and workers' compensation. Learn how these types of insurance differ and how each type covers different scenarios.

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      How to Remove Your Mobile Home and How Much It Costs

      • Mobile Home Removal
      • Demolition Cost

      The cost to remove a mobile home will vary because there are multiple ways to get the job done. Learn all about the different factors that will play a role in which mobile home removal method will work best for you and how much it will cost.

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      • Tank Removal
      • Demolition Safety

      If you have an oil tank on your property, you could be at risk of an oil tank leak. Make sure you're protected and keep an eye out for these disaster signs!

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      • Demolition Safety
      • Debris Removal

      Many demolition, construction, and renovation projects require permits from your local government. Read our guide to help you determine if your project will require permits or not.

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      How to Dispose of Demolition Debris Properly

      • Debris Removal

      Learn how to dispose of bulk construction and demolition debris properly while saving money and helping the environment.

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      7 Ways to Freshen Up Your Backyard

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      • Shed Demolition
      • Barn Demolition
      • Fence Removal
      • Concrete Removal
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      Make sure your yard is looking beautiful and is in peak operating condition for the warmer months by checking these 7 things off your spring to-do list.

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      If you plan on hiring a contractor, make sure you understand the distinction between being licensed, bonded, and/or insured and how each of them protects homeowners.

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      Properly vetting contractors is the key to avoiding scams and deadbeat contractors. Ask these questions when going through the contractor interviewing process. It will help effectively weed out the bad seeds.

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      Avoid These 5 Red Flags When Hiring a Contractor

      • Hiring a Contractor

      Hiring a contractor to help with any work on your property, unfortunately, opens up potential risks. Make sure you know the red flags to look out for when hiring a contractor for a project.

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      How Concrete Is Removed and How Much It Costs

      • Concrete Removal
      • Demolition Cost

      Concrete is a durable material but inevitably will need to be replaced at some point. Prepare yourself by learning what to expect in terms of removing concrete and how much it costs.

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      Planning a Successful Demolition or Renovation Project

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      Learn about how to prepare for a demolition or renovation project by determining a budget and reading about the potentially harmful materials on your project site.

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      Spring is Coming! Make Sure Your House is Ready

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      • DIY Demolition

      If you live somewhere that experiences winter, you'll want to inspect your house after the last freeze to make sure it hasn't sprouted any new issues during the cold. Go over this quick checklist to make sure your home is ready for spring.

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      3 Ways to Handle an Old Barn

      • Barn Demolition
      • Deconstruction

      Many barns out there have seen better days, and some barely qualify as freestanding structures anymore. Learn about the various options available when it comes to handling an old barn.

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      Don't Hire Just Anyone to Demo Your Barn

      • Barn Demolition
      • Hiring a Contractor

      Make sure you know what to look for, the questions to ask, and the precautions to follow to make sure you hire the best contractor for your barn removal project.

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      Removing a Residential Chimney: How It's Done and How Much It Costs

      • Chimney Removal
      • Demolition Cost

      Chimney removals are relatively straightforward and involve simply removing each brick from top to bottom. Learn more about how the chimney removal process works, how much it costs, and when you should hire a pro to get the job done.

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      How to Choose the Right Concrete Removal Contractor

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      • Hiring a Contractor

      Learn what to expect and how to cover all your bases to ensure you choose the right contractor for your concrete removal with our guide.

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      Tank Removal Cost Guide: How Much It Costs to Remove Oil Tanks and Septic Tanks

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      • Tank Removal

      Learn everything you need to know about how to remove a tank from your property including how it's done and how much it costs.

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      • Inground Pool Removal
      • Demolition Cost

      The average price to fill in an inground swimming pool falls between $3,500 and $5,000. Learn more about what this cost includes, how the fill-in is done, and more.

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      There are countless questions that can arise when buying or getting rid of a mobile home. Read our guide to get answers to 10 of the most-asked mobile home questions.

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      How to Estimate the Cost of Commercial Demolition

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      • Demolition Cost

      We'll go over the various factors you need to know to accurately estimate how much your commercial demolition project will cost.

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        Hometown Demolition Contractors is the #1 way for locals to find qualified demolition contractors in their area. Find out how easy it is to find the right contractor for your project.

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        Commercial Demolition FAQs: Your Biggest Questions Answered

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        Commercial demolition requires much greater caution and scrutiny than residential demolition. Learn what to expect when tackling commercial demolition with our guide. 

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        Home Improvement Projects That Offer Tax Benefits

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        • Demolition Cost

        There are several tax deduction and credit options that exist for home renovations and improvements. Learn about the possibilities and incentives available to you with our guide.

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        • Interior Demolition

        Not all home improvement projects are created equal. Discover which projects have the most return on investment and are the most valuable.

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        Chimney Removal Cost Guide: How Much It Costs to Tear Down a Chimney

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         Learn all about what affects chimney removal pricing and how you can get the best price and the best customer service for your project.

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        Learn about the two most popular barn removal methods, how much it typically costs, and how to find the best person for the job. 

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        Demolition 101: A Beginner's Guide to Demo

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        • Barn Demolition
        • Interior Demolition
        • Mobile Home Removal
        • Pool Removal
        • Concrete Removal
        • Tank Removal
        • Debris Removal

        Learn everything there is to know about house demolition, barn demolition, interior demolition, pool removal, concrete removal, and more. Find out how to dispose of debris, how much demolition costs, and more with our Demo 101 guide.

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        The Homeowner's Guide to Swimming Pool Demolition and Removal

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        • Inground Pool Removal
        • Demolition Cost

        There are many benefits to swimming pool demolition and removal. Learn more about pool demolition methods, the pros and cons of each removal type, and how to find the right contractor for the job.

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        If you're considering tearing down a house, it's important to understand what's involved. Learn all about the various methods available, which removal option is best, roughly how much it should cost, and how to find the best contractor.

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        Discover how much concrete removal costs, when you should repair concrete instead of replacing it, how concrete removal works, and how to do it yourself.

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          Get answers to some of the most common demolition questions people have about demolition, like average costs, various removal methods, and more.

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          Learn all about chimney removal methods, how much it costs on average to remove a chimney, and how to find the right contractor for the job.

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          • Home Remodeling
          • Floor Removal
          • Kitchen Remodeling
          • Bathroom Remodeling

          If you've been considering updating your home but don't want to break the bank, plan your updates accordingly. Learn the best time of year for the lowest prices on contractors and appliances, and discover updates that are budget-friendly.

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          Ensure your home remodel goes smoothly by understanding how it's done, how long it takes, and how to budget your project properly with our guide.

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          • Interior Demolition

          We've compiled 8 of our favorite bathroom design ideas and trends perfect for anyone looking to remodel their bathroom. Find inspiration and learn about the hottest bathroom designs.

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          • House Demolition

          Follow these 7 simple steps and tips to help make the process of filing a fire damage claim as easy as possible and ensure you are getting the most out of your insurance coverage.

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          4 Key Steps for Homeowners Dealing with Fire Damage

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          • House Demolition

          If your property has recently undergone fire damage, you may be unsure what to do next. Read our article to discover the 4 steps you should take to help ensure your life gets back to normal.

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          • Demolition Cost
          • DIY Demolition

          Read our guide and discover how to budget your bathroom remodel and save money with these 5 tricks of the trade.

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          Bathroom Demolition Cost Guide: Pricing Info Homeowners Should Know

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          • Interior Demolition
          • Bathroom Remodeling

          Renovating your bathroom can increase your property value. This cost guide will break down how much you can expect to pay for your bathroom demolition.

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          Pros and Cons of DIY Bathroom Demolition

          • Interior Demolition
          • Bathroom Remodeling
          • DIY Demolition

          Learn the various advantages and disadvantages of DIY bathroom demolition so you can determine if it's the right choice for you and your project.

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          Bathroom Remodeling 101: Costs, Safety, and How to Get Started

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          • Interior Demolition
          • Demolition Cost
          • Demolition Safety

          Our guide to bathroom remodeling outlines everything you need to know about the bathroom renovation process, including average costs, popular design trends, when to DIY, and more.

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          Kitchen Demolition Cost Guide: Pricing Information to Know Before Your Remodel

          • Demolition Cost
          • Interior Demolition
          • Kitchen Remodeling

          Renovating your kitchen can increase your property value. This cost guide will break down how much you can expect to pay for your kitchen demolition before you get started.

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          Pros and Cons of Doing Kitchen Demolition Yourself

          • Interior Demolition
          • DIY Demolition
          • Kitchen Remodeling

          Understand the pros and cons of doing kitchen demolition yourself to help you determine whether or not it's a DIY project you should tackle.

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          Top 5 Go-To Tips for Budgeting Your Kitchen Remodel

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          • Demolition Cost
          • Interior Demolition

          Whether you’re looking to do a total kitchen remodel or just a modest upgrade, we’re here to help. Learn how to budget your kitchen remodel with our top 5 go-to tips for minimizing the overall cost of your kitchen remodel project.

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          15 of the Most On-Trend Kitchen Remodel Design Ideas

          • Interior Demolition
          • Kitchen Remodeling

          Find kitchen inspiration and learn about the newest features that homeowners (and buyers!) love with this list of our favorite kitchen designs and trends.

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          Kitchen Remodeling 101: Costs, Safety, and How to Get Started

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          • Demolition Cost
          • Interior Demolition
          • Demolition Safety

          Our guide to kitchen remodeling outlines everything you need to know, including average costs, how the process works, when to DIY, and how to hire the right professional for the job.

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          • Demolition Cost

          Hiring one contractor for multiple jobs can save you money on your demolition or renovation project. Learn more and how to find the best contractor in your area with our guide.

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          • Demolition Safety

          Be prepared for your impending demolition project with the help of our 7 useful tips and learn how to stay safe if you decide to do the work yourself.

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          7 Keys to Successfully Hiring a Demolition Contractor

          • Hiring a Contractor
          Hiring a contractor can be stressful, especially when it comes to hiring a demo contractor. Be prepared and know what to expect. With the help of our 7 tips, you can be sure to have a seamless experience working with a contractor.
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          Licensing 101: A State-by-State Guide to Contractor License Requirements

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          • Hiring a Contractor

          Learn about your state's licensing requirements before hiring a contractor with our state-by-state guide to contractor licensing laws.

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          Swimming Pool Removal FAQs: Quick Answers to Common Questions

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          • Inground Pool Removal

          Get all of your pool removal questions answered, including how much pool removal costs, pool removal methods available, and more.

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          • House Demolition

          Determine how many dumpsters are needed for a demolition project with the help of our easy formulas and examples. Calculate cubic yards of C&D debris and get a rough estimate of how much it will cost to dispose of your project's debris.

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          5 Beyond-Easy Ways to Save on Bathroom Demolition Costs

          • Interior Demolition
          • Demolition Cost
          • Bathroom Remodeling

          A small bathroom remodel can cost as little as a couple hundred bucks. Read our bathroom demo tips and find out how to save on your bathroom remodeling project.

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          • Hiring a Contractor
          • DIY Demolition
          • Demolition Cost

          This guide will help you understand when you should DIY, when you should hire a pro, how much interior demo costs, how to dispose of debris, and more.

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          5 Tips for Saving Big on the Cost of Kitchen Demolition

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          • Kitchen Remodeling
          • Demolition Cost

          An average size kitchen demolition project can cost upwards of $2,000 or more. Learn how to trim kitchen demolition costs and save money on your project.

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          3 Simple Tips to Lower the Cost of Demolishing a House

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          • House Demolition

          House demolition is a major expense but there are ways to minimize its impact on your bank account. These 3 simple tips will lessen the financial strain of demolishing your home.

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          Asbestos: Everything a Homeowner Needs to Know

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          • House Demolition
          • Demolition Safety

          Our guide to asbestos will cover the safest ways to remove asbestos and how to hire the right contractor for the job.

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          Demo 1-2-3: How to Remove a Fence

          • Fence Removal
          • DIY Demolition

          Learn all about the various ways to tear down a fence and how to determine whether it's best to make it a DIY job or hire a professional for the job.

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          The Homeowner's Guide to Above Ground Oil Tank Removal

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          Learn everything you need to know about above ground oil tank removal, including the reasons they're unsafe, how to remove them properly, and the average cost for removal.

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          • Deck Removal
          • DIY Demolition

          Learn all about the various ways to tear down a deck and determine whether it's best to do it yourself or hire a professional contractor. We'll go over the deck demolition process and costs for each option.

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          The Homeowner's Guide to Underground Oil Tank Removal

          • Tank Removal

          Underground oil tanks have been used since the 1930s, and more than a million still lie buried in the ground today. Our in-depth guide gives you all the info you need to know about underground storage tanks and how removal works.

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          The Homeowner's Guide to Mobile Home Removal

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          • Demolition Cost

          When it comes to mobile home demo and removal, there's more than one route to take. Our mobile home removal guide explains the various ways you can remove a mobile home and how much it usually costs to have the work done by a professional.

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          Demo A to Z: A Guide to Demolition in NYC

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          Preparing for demolition in New York City requires special planning. Learn all about the demolition process in NYC and be prepared for your demo project.

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          • DIY Demolition
          • Hiring a Contractor
          • Wall Removal
          • Floor Removal
          • Shed Demolition
          • Deck Removal
          • Fence Removal

          When it comes to smaller demolition jobs, consider the pros and cons of doing the work yourself vs. hiring an expert. Consider costs, your ability to do the work, and more.

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          • Shed Demolition
          • DIY Demolition

          When it comes time to remove your old shed, it's important to make sure you're prepared. Learn all about the different ways to remove a shed, who to hire to get the job done, and how much shed removal costs.

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          Demo A to Z: A Guide to Demolition in Los Angeles

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          If you need demolition work done in the Los Angeles area, read our guide to learn all about the process, like who you should hire, the permitting process, how much it costs, and more.

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          Learn all about deconstruction, like how the deconstruction process works, how much it costs compared to demolition, its environmental impact, and more.

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          • Pool Removal
          • Inground Pool Removal
          • Demolition Cost

          If you’re considering removing your inground pool, there’s more than one way to go about it. Our cost comparison guide will help you decide which route you should take. Learn how much each removal method costs and what affects pricing.

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          It Pays to Have Your Barn Demolished

          • Barn Demolition
          • Deconstruction

          Salvaging old barn wood for resale can cover much of the costs of the dismantling project. Learn how much barn demolition costs, the average value of old timber, when you can take advantage of selling your barn for salvage, and more.

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          Should I Demolish and Rebuild or Renovate My House?

          • House Demolition
          • Demolition Cost
          • Home Remodeling

          Learn more about the various factors you should consider when deciding whether you should renovate your existing home, or demolish and rebuild a new one.

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          garage demolition cost guide

          Garage Demolition Cost Guide: How Much Does it Cost to Tear Down a Garage?

          • Demolition Cost
          • Garage Demolition

          This cost guide will go over average costs for garage demolition and varying factors that determine these costs so that you can get the best price for your project.

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          cracked sidewalk

          Concrete Driveway Removal Cost Guide: Pricing Information You Should Know

          • Demolition Cost
          • Concrete Removal
          • Driveway Removal

          Concrete driveway demolition typically costs anywhere from $500 to $2,500 but depends on various factors. Learn more about these cost factors and how to reduce concrete driveway removal costs.

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          pool removal cost guide

          Inground Pool Removal Cost Guide: Everything You Should Know

          • Demolition Cost
          • Pool Removal
          • Inground Pool Removal

          The cost of swimming pool demolition projects vary based on several key factors. This guide will discuss some of these factors and help you save money on your inground pool removal.

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          House Demolition Cost Guide: How Much It Costs to Tear Down a House

          • Demolition Cost
          • House Demolition

          There are many factors that go into determining the cost of house demolition. Learn everything you need to know to ensure you get the best price for your home demolition.

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          outdoor dining space

          Demo's Done...Now What?: The Benefits of an Outdoor Living Space & Ideas to Fill It

          • Shed Demolition
          • Barn Demolition
          • Deck Removal
          • Fence Removal
          • Pool Removal

          If you have an empty yard to fill, make the most of your outdoor space with the help of our useful cost tips and design ideas.

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          Interior deconstruction project - Selective interior demo

          Deconstruction vs Demolition: When to Deconstruct a Building

          • Deconstruction
          • House Demolition
          • Demolition Cost

          By comparing the pros and cons of demolition and deconstruction, you can make the best decision for you, your project, and your budget.

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          wall demolition

          Wall Demolition Tips for the DIY Homeowner

          • Wall Removal
          • DIY Demolition
          • Interior Demolition
          • Demolition Safety

          Learn some simple tips to properly demolish an interior wall in your home and read about what can happen when DIY wall demolition goes wrong.

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          demolition cost per square foot

          How Much Does Demolition Cost per Square Foot?

          • Demolition Cost
          • House Demolition

          The average cost of demolition is often in the $5 to $10 per square foot range, but final costs can vary widely. See examples of costs per square foot for different demolition projects.

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          residential home demolition

          How Much Does It Cost to Demolish a House?

          • House Demolition
          • Demolition Cost

          The national average cost to demolish a home in the United States is $9,380 based on 363 house demolition projects. Make sure you know what a good deal is by finding out what house demolition projects cost in your area by visiting Hometown's Demolition Cost Guide.

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          Demolishing historic properties

          To Demolish or Not to Demolish: Historic Properties

          • House Demolition

          Demolishing a historically significant property often faces stiff opposition from historical preservation groups. Read our article to be prepared for the challenges that will come.

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          inground swimming pool removal process

          Choose the Right Inground Pool Removal Method

          • Pool Removal
          • Inground Pool Removal

          Removing your inground swimming pool comes down to two choices: partial or full removal. Learn about the advantages and disadvantages of each pool demolition technique.

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          how much does floor removal cost

          How Much Does Floor Removal Cost?

          • Interior Demolition
          • Floor Removal
          • Demolition Cost

          Replacing your floors can dramatically improve the appearance of your home as well as your home’s overall value. Find out the average cost and the typical factors that affect pricing with our guide.

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          how to remove types of flooring

          How to Remove Different Types of Flooring

          • Interior Demolition
          • Floor Removal
          • DIY Demolition

          This guide will go over the basics of the most popular floor removal projects, when you might be able to do the floor removal yourself, and when it's best to hire a professional.

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          why you should hire a professional to remove your floors

          Why You Should Hire a Professional to Remove Your Floors

          • Interior Demolition
          • Floor Removal
          • Hiring a Contractor

          While handling floor removal yourself can seem like a financially savvy move, some projects are best left to the pros. Find out if handling a floor removal project yourself is the right choice, or if it makes more sense to hire a professional.

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          importance of recycling debris

          The Importance of Diverting Debris and Waste from Landfills

          • Debris Removal
          • Recycling

          The construction and demolition debris (C&D) waste stream is staggering, reaching roughly 130 million tons per year and making up approximately 25% of the solid waste discarded in the U.S.

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