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What To Look For When Hiring A Demolition Contractor

April 7, 2022

When looking to improve or rebuild any type of property, various steps in the construction process need to be completed. One of the most important steps is the demolition process, which includes tearing down and removing structures and fixtures that are no longer necessary. Due to the complexities that come with any demolition project, you will want to hire an experienced demolition contractor to help. For those wondering what to look for before hiring a demolition contractor, several tips and factors should be taken into consideration.    Experience with Project Type One of the things to consider before hiring a demolition company: When... View Article

What Are the 5 R’s of Waste Management?

March 25, 2022

Waste management is a field that has a language of its own. The people who own and operate facilities that manage waste are very serious about the work that they do. They have even developed a shorthand way of looking at their line of work. They call these "The 5 R’s of waste management," and they are important to any professional waste management company. Here is a quick summary of what those five R’s are:  Refuse Reduce Reuse Repurpose  Recycle Each of these terms ought to be used in order from the top (refuse) to the bottom (recycle) to reduce waste. Waste management... View Article

The Various Demolition Methods for Buildings and Structures

March 11, 2022

Whenever a building is slated to be demolished, the contractors handling the demolition project must choose the proper method of demolition to ensure it occurs as safely as possible. The average person might not realize there are, in fact, a number of different demolition methods or that the demolition process is far more complex than just knocking or tearing down buildings, but a failure to select the proper method for the job could result in catastrophic accidents at a demolition site. What are the types of demolition methods that could be used at a given demo site? Here’s a quick... View Article

What Happens to Building Materials During Demolition?

February 25, 2022

There are not many different reasons why buildings may need to get demolished. Either they are outdated, in poor condition or simply in the way of new development. In a world in which all industries are growing increasingly focused on sustainability and finding more environmentally conscious ways of doing business, it is natural to wonder what happens to building materials after demolition. The demolition process could create a significant amount of waste, but there are increasingly new opportunities to reuse some of the building materials that might otherwise be discarded after demolition. Here’s a quick look at what happens to... View Article

How Do I Prepare for an Excavation Contractor?

February 7, 2022

The first step in the process of developing a piece of land is preparing for an excavation. You might think this is a relatively simple process, but it’s more involved than it may first appear. In fact, you may want to invest in having a professional handle this work. Here are the basics of excavation site preparation. Basics of excavation This is the process of moving earth, rock and other materials by using tools, equipment or explosives. Excavation involves things like tunneling, trenching and earthwork. It’s primarily used for construction, though it has other applications in mining, exploration and environmental... View Article