- DIY Demolition
- DIY Demolition
So, your otherwise great deck has a rotting board or two. Don’t panic—you can remove those boards and have them replaced in no time. Replacing rotting boards is an inexpensive way to revamp your deck’s appearance and increase safety.
Are you looking to completely demolish a structure? Or maybe just looking to demolish its interior. Either way, you will likely need to apply for a permit to make sure the work will meet your community's standards as defined in the city’s code.
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 in your home, in your garage, or anywhere that water is fed.
This guide will explain how to turn off the gas to your home and how to cap the gas line. This is something you will have to do before beginning any demolition or construction project in your home, garage, or anywhere that gas is fed.
When it comes to the world of DIY, there is endless information available to us. However, not every project can be completed with just a simple set of directions; some are more complex than that, and complications can easily arise.
Whether you DIY or hire a professional to do the job, it is imperative that your property is protected during interior demolition. Failing to utilize the proper tools and techniques during an interior demolition is a sure-fire way to end up with a dirt and dust-ridden home.
Before swinging the first hammer, get yourself into the mindset that demolition is a project in itself, not just a means of getting to the "real" project, whether it be a bathroom remodel, kitchen upgrade, or new construction. Once demolition is safely completed, you can proceed to the remaining stages of your project.
Removing an old fence post can be a pain in the neck (or back). Not only are fence posts set in a concrete footing typically two feet underground, but if the post has become rotten and is no longer sturdy, it will make removing it even more complicated.
If you live somewhere that experiences bitter cold winters, you'll want to inspect your house after the last freeze to make sure it hasn't sprouted any new issues. Go over this quick checklist to make sure your home is ready for spring.
A complete bathroom remodel costs between $3,000 and $12,000 on average; but for a luxury remodel, it isn't uncommon to pay $50,000 or more. Whatever size bathroom remodel you're doing, this guide will shed some light on how to budget properly and save money in the process.
Bathroom demolition takes some experience and handiwork due to the amount of plumbing (and water) in such a small area. Demolishing your bathroom yourself could save you money, but things can go sideways rather quickly if even the slightest mistake is made.
Kitchen demolition takes a medium level of skill, as it involves appliance and cabinet removal. Demolishing your kitchen yourself can save you money, but things can go wrong, too, just as it can in any demolition project. We’ll go over the pros and cons of handling kitchen demolition yourself to help determine if this is the right option for you.
Whether you're remodeling your kitchen, your basement, a bathroom, or your whole house—there's more to demolition than meets the eye. The best way to ensure a smooth DIY demolition project is to know what to expect. Our tips will help ensure you're prepared.
When it comes to your home, you have big ideas, and sometimes those ideas require a blank slate. Interior demolition is the first step.
Is it time to bid your fence its final farewell? Maybe it’s served its purpose over the years and has reached the end of its rope, or perhaps previous owners put it up and you’re not a fan. Whatever the reason—when it’s time for a fence to go, it’s time for it to go.