Demolition Safety

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Demolition Project Planning: A Step-by-Step Guide to Ensure a Successful Outcome

Learn the step-by-step process of demolition so you can navigate the intricacies of demolition project planning. Whether you're demolishing an entire building or a single wall, be prepared with our guide.

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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 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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planning a successful demolition project

Planning a Successful Demolition or Renovation Project

Learn about how to prepare for a demolition or renovation project by determining a budget and reading about the potentially harmful materials on your project site.

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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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kitchen remodeling

Kitchen Remodeling 101: Costs, Safety, and How to Get Started

Find out everything you need to know about kitchen remodeling, including average costs, how the process works, when to DIY, and how to hire the right professional for the job.

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

Learn our biggest tips for handling interior demolition yourself and when and why we recommend hiring a professional.

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demolition project safety

Demolition Safety 101: How to Be Sure Your Demo Project Runs Smoothly & Safely

Learn the steps to follow before beginning a demolition project to ensure your project goes smoothly and safely.

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Bathroom Remodeling 101: Costs, Safety, and How to Get Started

Find out everything you need to know about the bathroom renovation process, including average costs, popular design trends, when to DIY, and more.

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