DIY Demolition

old two car garage

DIY vs. Hiring Professionals: Making the Right Choice for Garage Demolition

Consider the pros and cons of handling a garage demolition yourself or hiring the pros, and make an informed decision that aligns with your skills, resources, and preferences.

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old wood privacy fence

DIY Fence Removal vs Hiring a Pro to Remove Your Fence

If you like to handle projects around the house yourself, you're likely considering whether or not you can remove your fence (and potentially replace it) yourself. Find out whether DIY fence removal is a good idea or if you should hire a professional.

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DIY demolition risks

The Risks of DIY Demolition and Why You Should Think Twice Before Beginning

Most people want their house to look its best without paying too much, which is why so many try doing home projects themselves. Learn the risks of DIY demolition and remodeling, the factors to take into consideration, and how to find a contractor to do the work properly.

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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 to Obtain a Demolition Permit

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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pros and cons of diy kitchen demolition

Pros and Cons of Doing Kitchen Demolition Yourself

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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Maintain Your Safety When Working from Home During COVID-19

As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, there has been an increase in DIY projects. Learn why it’s so important to prioritize your safety and health during DIY projects, especially in the midst of a pandemic.

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Spring Is Coming! Make Sure Your House Is Ready

If you live somewhere that experiences winter, inspect your house after the last freeze to make sure there aren't any new issues during the cold. Make sure your house is ready for spring with this quick checklist.

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Damaged deck boards

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

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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home improvement project to-do list during coronavirus

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

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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Wall Demolition Tips for the DIY Homeowner

Get interior walls torn down safely. Learn how wall demolition is done and how to find a qualified professional to handle it at a fair price with Hometown.

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shut off and cap water line

How to Turn Off and Cap a Water Line Properly

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

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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kitchen cabinet installation

How Kitchen Cabinets Are Installed

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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7 Things You Should Know Before Starting a DIY Demo Project

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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