Getting Started with Demo

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Updated July 7, 2022

If you need demolition work done but don't know where to start, you've come to the right place!

Demolition doesn't have to be complicated, and Hometown specializes in making demolition simple.

Our team of experts can answer the most common questions people have...

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Where can I learn more about the demolition process?

Right here!

Check out Demolition 101 or any of our other demolition guides, tips, and more...

House Demolition

Do you have a fire-damaged structure that needs to be demolished?

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Mobile Home Demolition

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Pool Removal

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Barn Demolition

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Interior Demolition and Remodels

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Tank Removal

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Concrete Removal

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How much does demolition cost?

As you might guess, demolition costs can vary depending on a number of factors, like:

  • the type of demolition (interior demolition, commercial demolition, etc.)
  • the extent of the demolition work
  • whether or not hazardous materials are present
  • who you hire to do the work

Learn more about average costs...

Can I perform demolition work myself?

While it's certainly possible to do demolition work yourself, it isn't always advised.

There are a million things that can go wrong during demolition, so the DIY route should only be taken if you have experience doing the work and are confident in your abilities.

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How do I find the best demolition contractor?

Hometown makes it beyond easy to find the ideal contractor for you and your project, whether you're demolishing an entire house or ripping out a concrete driveway.

Start by going to, then enter the name of what you need to be removed (e.g. house, shed, pool, etc.).

We'll ask you a couple follow-up questions to determine which contractors fit your needs. Then, we'll show you all the contractors in your area that offer that service.

From there, you can read company profiles and see what other customers have to say about their experience working with that contractor.

You can request quotes from as many contractors as you'd like, making it easy for you to compare contractors and save.

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