Demolition Tips & Advice

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Find a Qualified Contractor for Your Home Remodeling Project

Are you looking to remodel a single room or your entire house? Hometown is here to help. Find out how to find a qualified remodel contractor in near you, get answers to frequently asked remodeling questions, and more. 

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Brick Removal: How It's Done and Who to Hire

Bricks age and removing or replacing them is an inevitability. Find out when and how to handle brick removal yourself as well as when it's best to hire a professional (and where to easily find one in your area).

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flooring materials guide

Choose the Right Floors for Your Home or Business

Choosing the right flooring for your home or business involves more than just finding the best-looking product. Learn about the different flooring options and decide which will work best for your home or business.

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How to Remove Your Cabinets

Looking to replace your old cabinets or remodel your kitchen or bathroom? Learn how to remove cabinets with our step-by-step guide. Streamline your project by knowing what to expect.

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What’s the Cheapest Way to Demolish a House?

When it comes time to tear down your home, know how to get cheap house demolition without sacrificing service. Understand what a fair price for house demolition looks like in your area and find out what can help to reduce that price to as low as possible.

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Georgia Demolition: Understanding Demo Laws in the Peach State

If you're considering hiring a demolition contractor in Georgia to help tackle a demolition project, this guide is the place to start. Get answers to your most-asked questions so you know what to expect for your upcoming Georgia demolition project.

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Illinois demolition guide

Illinois Demolition: Rules to Follow, Who to Hire, and More

If you're considering hiring a demolition contractor in Illinois to help tackle a demolition project, this guide is the place to start. Get answers to your most-asked questions so you know what to expect for your upcoming Illinois demolition project.

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Florida demolition guide

Florida Demolition 101: What You Should Know About Demo in the Sunshine State

If you're considering hiring a demolition contractor in Florida to help tackle a demolition project, this guide is the place to start. Get answers to your most-asked questions so you know what to expect for your upcoming Florida demolition project.

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California demolition guide

The Complete Guide to Starting a Demolition Project in California

If you're considering hiring a demolition contractor in California to help tackle a demolition project, this guide is the place to start. Get answers to your most-asked questions so you know what to expect for your upcoming California demolition project.

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Tennessee demolition guide

Tennessee Demolition: Laws, Requirements, and Finding the Best Contractor

If you're considering hiring a demolition contractor in Tennessee to help tackle a demolition project, this guide is the place to start. Get answers to your most-asked questions so you know what to expect for your upcoming Tennessee demolition project.

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Michigan Demolition: Laws, Requirements, and Finding the Best Contractor

If you're considering hiring a demolition contractor in Michigan to help tackle a demolition project, this guide is the place to start. Get answers to your most-asked questions so you know what to expect for your upcoming Michigan demolition project.

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A Simple Guide to Demolition in Texas

Learn all about the various laws and regulations in place as it pertains to demolition in Texas and the disposal of demolition debris. Start here to understand what's expected for your upcoming Texas demolition project.

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A Beginner's Guide to Demolition in Atlanta

Discover the various laws and regulations in place as it pertains to demolition in Atlanta and the disposal of demolition debris. Start here to understand what's expected for your upcoming Atlanta demolition project.

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Demolition in Chicago: A Guide to Residential and Commercial Demo in the Windy City

Learn all about the various laws and regulations in place as it pertains to demolition in Chicago and the disposal of demolition debris. Start here to understand what's expected for your upcoming Chicago demolition project.

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Wood vs Vinyl Fencing: Which Is the Right Fence for You?

Compare wood and vinyl fencing closely to determine which material is best for you. Learn about wood and vinyl fencing costs, typical maintenance needs, average lifespans, and more.

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How to Determine If Your Home Contains Asbestos

Learn all about how DIY asbestos test kits work, how professional asbestos testing works, and how much each option costs so you can make the best choice for you.

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Update Your Old Floors for Less

Bringing life to old wood floors with paint is a fast, easy, and cost-effective way to give your home an entirely new look and feel while maintaining its original character and charm.

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The Importance of Diverting Debris and Waste from Landfills

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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Why You Should Hire a Professional to Remove Your Floors

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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How to Remove Different Types of Flooring

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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How Much Does Floor Removal 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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Asphalt Driveway Removal Cost Guide: Factors that Affect Your Final Bill

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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Snow Removal Tips for Your Concrete Driveway and Sidewalks

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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Is Your Pool Ready for Fall and Winter?

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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Boost Property Value with Garage Repair or Replacement

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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How to Tear Down a Garage

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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How to Hire a Basement Remodel Contractor

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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How Much Does It Cost to Rebuild a House?

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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What Does Contractor Insurance Cover?

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

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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Update Your House on a Budget This Season

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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7 Keys to Successfully Hiring a Demolition 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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Demo 1-2-3: How to Remove Your Shed

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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Choose the Right Inground Pool Removal Method

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

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

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

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All Your Deck Questions Answered

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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Pros and Cons of 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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What to Consider Before Removing Your Chimney

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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basement remodel cost

How Much Does a Basement Remodel 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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Benefits of Removing a Swimming Pool: Why It's an Option Worth Considering

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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How to Remove Your Mobile Home and How Much It Costs

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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How Much Does It Cost to Fill in a Pool?

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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Create a Home Remodeling Plan in 10 Simple Steps

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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contractor licensing guide

Licensing 101: A State-by-State Guide to Contractor License Requirements

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

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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concrete patio removal costs

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

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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8 Home Projects to Tackle Before Spring Arrives

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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Is Your Chimney Ready for the Fall and Winter Months?

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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How to Remove Rotting Deck Boards

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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Shed demolition

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

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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Garage Demolition: What Homeowners Should Know

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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Do Fences Increase a Home's Property Value?

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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Be On the Lookout for These 5 Oil Tank Disaster Signs

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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10 of the Biggest Mobile Home Questions Answered

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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8 of the Hottest Bathroom Remodel Design Trends

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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Swimming Pool Removal FAQs: Quick Answers to Common Questions

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

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A Beginner's Guide to Deconstruction

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

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

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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Find the Right Chimney Repair or Removal Contractor

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

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floor removal

Should I Handle Floor Removal Myself?

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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Commercial Demolition Overview from Prep to Cleanup

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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How to Fill in a Pool

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

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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Does My Project Need a Permit?

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 Estimate the Cost of Commercial Demolition

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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How to File a Fire Damage Insurance Claim

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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How Many Dumpsters Are Needed to Demolish a House?

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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inground pool removal methods

Pool Removal Cost Comparison: Partial vs. Complete

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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How Junk Removal Services Can Streamline Your Demolition or Remodel Project

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

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

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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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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    Don't Relocate Your Mobile Home Before Reading This!

    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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    replace wood deck

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

    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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    Simple House Demolition Cost Calculator

    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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    What You Should Know About Removing a Concrete Patio Attached to a House

    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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    How to Dispose of Demolition Debris Properly

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

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    How It Works

      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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      4 Key Steps for Homeowners Dealing with Fire Damage

      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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      save on bathroom demolition

      5 Beyond-Easy Ways to Save on Bathroom Demolition Costs

      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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      It Pays to Have Your Barn Demolished

      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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      Commercial Retail Space Demolition Cost Guide

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

      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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      Make a Foolproof Basement Remodel Plan

      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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      Can You Recognize the 7 Signs of a Failing Deck?

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

      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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      old garage demolition

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

      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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      What Affects the Cost of Garage Demolition?

      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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      DIY Interior Demolition: Is It Really Worth It?

      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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      7 Ways to Freshen Up Your Backyard

      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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      Commercial Demolition FAQs: Your Biggest Questions Answered

      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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      bathroom remodel

      How to Budget Your Bathroom Remodel and Save Money

      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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      floor removal

      The Homeowner's Guide to Interior Demolition

      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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      Should I Demolish and Rebuild or Renovate My House?

      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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      benefits of recycling demolition debris

      Benefits to Recycling Demolition Debris

      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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      mobile home demolition cost guide

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

      Get the best price for your mobile home demolition and removal with our informational guide. Learn all about average price points, factors that affect your final bill, how to find the best contractor, and more.

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      chimney stack

      Partial Chimney Removal Costs and the Benefits of Hiring a Pro

      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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      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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        Why You Should Never Pay Your Contractor Upfront

        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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        What to Do First When Remodeling Your Home

        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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        How Much Does It Cost to Renovate a House?

        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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        Before You Start DIY Interior Demolition, Don’t Forget to Do This…

        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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        The Difference Between a Contractor's Bond, License, and Insurance

        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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        Home Improvement Projects That Offer Tax Benefits

        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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        Bathroom Demolition Cost Guide: Pricing Info Homeowners Should Know

        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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        5 Tips for Saving Big on the Cost of Kitchen Demolition

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

        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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        How to Calculate the Cost of Your Demolition Project

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

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

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

        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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        Contractor or Subcontractor: What's the Difference?

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

        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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        How to Dispose of Above Ground Oil Tanks & Remaining Oil

        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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        old backyard shed

        What to Do with Your Old Backyard Storage Shed: Remove, Renovate, or Rebuild?

        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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        13 Must-Ask Questions to Side-Step Contractor Scams

        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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        Most Valuable Home Improvement Projects

        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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        Pros and Cons of DIY Bathroom Demolition

        Pros and Cons of DIY Bathroom 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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        3 Simple Tips to Lower the Cost of Demolishing a House

        House demolition is a major expense but there are ways to minimize its impact on your bank account. Find out the 3 simple tips that can save you money when demolishing your home.

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