Demolition Tips & Advice

freshen up your yard
Once the snow thaws and the ice melts, your property may look a little different than it did when you last saw it, particularly your yard. Make sure it's looking beautiful and is in peak operating condition for the warmer months by checking these 7 things off your spring to-do list.
your contractor should be licensed, bonded, and insured
You may have heard contractors claim to be licensed, bonded, and/or insured, but what do these labels mean and how are they different from one another? If you plan on hiring a contractor, make sure you understand the distinction between these safeguards and how each of them protects homeowners.
avoid scams with written contractor agreement
Properly vetting contractors is the key to avoiding scams and deadbeat contractors. Ask these questions when going through the contractor interviewing process. It will help effectively weed out the bad seeds.
look out for red flags when hiring contractors
Hiring a contractor to help with any work on your property, unfortunately, opens up potential risks. Cover all your bases and make sure you know the red flags to look out for when hiring a contractor for a project.
concrete removal with a jackhammer
Concrete is a durable material but inevitably will need to be replaced at some point. Prepare yourself and learn what to expect in terms of removing the concrete and how much it costs.
planning a successful demolition project
Before starting any demolition or renovation project, it is imperative that you determine a budget, are aware of potentially harmful materials on your project site, and plan the work accordingly.
prepare your house for spring
If you live somewhere that experiences winter, you'll want to inspect your house after the last freeze to make sure it hasn't sprouted any new issues during the cold. Go over this quick checklist to make sure your home is ready for spring.
don't let your old barn go to waste
Many barns out there have seen better days, some barely qualifying as freestanding structures anymore. This doesn't have to be the case. Learn about the various options available when it comes to handling an old barn.
hire the right person to remove your barn
When it comes to taking down an old barn, finding the right person for the job is the first hurdle. Make sure you know what to look for, the questions to ask, and the precautions to follow to make sure you hire the best contractor for you barn removal project.
removing a chimney is pretty straightforward
Chimney removals are relatively straightforward and involve simply removing each brick from top to bottom. Learn more about how the chimney removal process works, how much it costs, and when you should hire a pro to get the job done.
hire the right concrete removal contractor
For most homeowners, the most difficult and daunting part of any home improvement project isn’t the work itself; it's finding the right contractor for the job. Know what to expect and how to cover all your bases to ensure you choose the right contractor for your concrete removal.
 Learn about factors affecting oil tank removal costs, as well as the average cost to remove and dispose of underground and/or above-ground fuel tanks.
pool fill ins save time and money
The average price to fill in an inground swimming pool—commonly referred to as a partial pool removal—falls between $3,500 and $5,000. Learn more about what this cost includes, how the fill-in is done, and more.
Mobile home demolition
Whether you're considering buying a mobile home or you already own one, there are countless questions that can arise. Get answers to 10 of the most-asked mobile home questions so you can make the best decision for you.
inside look at commercial demolition
To accurately estimate how much commercial demolition will cost, there are a few factors you'll need to consider. You'll need to determine how big the structure is, whether or not hazardous materials are present, and more.