Home & Garage Demolition in Des Moines, IA

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1901 Easton Blvd, Des Moines IA 50316

Serving the State of Iowa with reliable commercial, industrial, and residential demolition services, Iowa Demolition has a combined 60 years of experience demolishing buildings, homes, and structures. They have a solid background accompanied by certifications in their field.

260 NE 44th Ave, Des Moines IA 50313

Since 1945, DeCarlo Demolition has provided safe and reliable residential, commercial, and industrial wrecking services in Central Iowa. Their team specializes in conventional and explosive demo.

2175 NW 86th St, Clive IA 50325

Located in Clive, Iowa, Thorpe Excavating is an excavating and demolition company that offers comprehensive demolition services, including concrete removal, house demolition, and more.

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House & Garage Demolition Tips

There are 3 ways to demolish a house or garage:

1. Use excavators and heavy machinery to tear it down.

This is the most common demolition method—simply tearing down the house or garage with the help of hydraulic excavators and other heavy machinery. The debris is then hauled away to the nearest dump or recycling facility with the help of a dumpster or trailer.

2. Deconstruct it by hand piece-by-piece, top-to-bottom.

Deconstruction—or "demolition by hand"—is the process of stripping and deconstructing the house or garage piece by piece with the purpose of salvaging as much of the materials as possible, like doors, windows, beams, lumber, and more.

3. Deconstruct it in order to salvage what you can, then use machinery to tear down the rest.

The most environmentally-, time-, and budget-friendly option is a combination of deconstruction and mechanical demolition. Once all materials capable of being saved and reused are collected, the remaining structure is then torn down and the non-salvageable debris is hauled away.

Recently Requested Projects

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Location: Des Moines, IA 50317
Description:
have a 2 car garage that was converted to apartment and a 1 car storage shed I am interested in tearing down if it doesn't cost more than fixing it up
Project: Remove a Carport or Garage
Location: Des Moines, IA 50310
Description:
Detached garage needs to be torn down. Possible rebuild as well, but we want a quote to just tear it down and remove all debris
Project:
Location: Des Moines, IA 50310
Description:
house tear down
Project: Garage Demolition
Location: Des Moines, IA 50310
Description:
One car detached garage with awing needs to be removed. Concrete slab stays, just the building needs to be removed
Project: Demolish a Small Structure of Outbuilding
Location: Des Moines, IA 50310
Description:
There is a metal porch on the side of my home that is approximately 8x12. The supports are anchored in the ground. I would like the porch torn down and removed.
Project:
Location: Des Moines, IA 50316
Description:
Tear down abandon house to city code.
Project: Demolish a Detached Garage or Outbuilding
Location: Des Moines, IA 50312
Description:
Demolition and removal of a 16 x 20 garage. Clay block and stucco walls, framed rafters with several layers of shingles.
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