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

shed demolition cost guide

Updated June 15, 2023

If you have a shed you want torn down, you're likely asking yourself how much this is going to cost.

At Hometown, we understand that getting the best price for your shed demolition is important to you, and our goal is to help ensure you get that.

This cost guide will go over:

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Shed Demolition Average Cost

The national average cost for shed demolition is $600-$2,000 on average, including debris disposal.

In the table below, you can see what real-life customers have paid for their shed demolition.


Shed Demolition Cost Examples

State City Project Description Project Cost
Arkansas Little Rock Demolition of 100 sq ft shed $650
California Chino Demolition of 72 sq ft shed $1,500
Connecticut New London Demolition of 80 sq ft shed, including contents $2,850
Illinois Olympia Fields Demolition of 24 sq ft shed $560
Maine Portland Demolition of 120 sq ft shed $1,500
Maryland Edgewater Demolition of 300 sq ft shed $1,500
Massachusetts Framingham Demolition of 120 sq ft shed $650
Massachusetts Westwood Demolition of 180 sq ft shed $650
Michigan Harrison Township Demolition of 84 sq ft shed and several layers of roofing shingles $800
Michigan Holly Demolition of 120 sq ft shed $1,100
Michigan Saginaw Demolition of 640 sq ft shed $1,500
Minnesota Minneapolis Demolition of 225 sq ft shed, including slab $1,500
New Jersey Kendall Park Demolition of 96 sq ft shed $600
New Jersey Middletown Demolition of two (2) 160 sq ft sheds $3,500
New Jersey Paramus Demolition of 80 sq ft shed $800
New York Sheldon Demolition of 120 sq ft shed $1,200
North Carolina Asheville Demolition of 216 sq ft shed $2,200
North Carolina Raleigh Demolition of 192 sq ft shed, including slab and 225 sq ft lean-to $2,400
Ohio Mentor Demolition of 160 sq ft shed $500
Texas Baytown Demolition of 120 sq ft shed $800
Texas Justin Demolition of 750 sq ft shed $4,500
Virginia Centreville Demolition of 35 sq ft shed $1,200

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Factors Affecting Shed Demolition Pricing

Several factors influence the total cost of shed demolition, including:

  • The size and location of the shed.
  • The materials used to build the shed.
  • Whether the demolition is done using heavy machinery or by hand.
  • Whether or not the shed has a concrete foundation that needs to be removed.
  • Whether or not the shed is empty.
  • Who you hire.

Your exact project cost will depend on these factors, and the best way to get an accurate estimate for your project is to reach out to multiple contractors in your area for a quote.

This not only ensures you get the best price but also allows you to choose the best contractor for the job, not just the cheapest.

How to Find the Right Shed Demolition Contractor

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Though tearing down a shed yourself may be tempting, we recommend hiring a professional to handle your shed demolition.

This is the quickest, safest, and most convenient option.

A professional can have your shed torn down in a matter of hours, haul away the debris when they're done, and leave you with a clean, fresh, graded space.

We recommend getting at least three estimates from different contractors to ensure you hire the right person for your light demolition project without overpaying.

Hometown helps make it easy to find contractors in your area, see customer reviews, and request quotes from as many contractors as you'd like.

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