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Which Demolition Type Fits Your Needs?

Choosing the Right Demolition Method for Your Project

DemoEx can help you with all types of demolition.  Below are some examples of the types of demolition available.

Manual: involves taking apart a structure is piece by piece using hand tools such as sledgehammers, jackhammers, and wrecking bars. It’s labor-intensive but is necessary for smaller structures or sensitive environments.

Selective: involves carefully taking apart specific parts of a structure while keeping other elements. It’s common when renovating historic buildings or salvaging valuable materials.

Mechanical: utilizes heavy machinery such as excavators, bulldozers, and loaders to tear down structures. It’s effective for larger buildings and structures where controlled demolition is necessary.

Deconstruction: focuses on taking apart a structure with the intention of rebuilding, reusing or recycling as many materials as possible. It’s an environmentally friendly approach that minimizes waste and can be cost-effective.

Interior Strip out: focuses on removing interior components of a structure while leaving the outside intact. To facilitate renovations or remodeling, demolition crews selectively demolish specific areas.

Controlled: refers to any method of demolition where careful planning and engineering ensure that the structure comes down in a safely and expected way. It often involves a combination of techniques for the specific project requirements.

High Reach Demolition: For tall structures such as high rise unit blocks or chimneys, high reach demolition utilizes specialized equipment with extended reach capabilities to dismantle them from the top down. This method ensures safety and minimizes the risk of damage to surrounding structures.

Explosive: Similar to implosion, explosive demolition uses carefully placed explosives to bring down structures quickly and efficiently. Large buildings, bridges, and industrial facilities utilize this method.

Implosion: By placing explosives within a building to collapse it inward upon itself. It’s often used in urban areas where space is limited and traditional demolition would cause too much debris.

These are just some of the many types of demolition methods used in the construction industry. Each method has its advantages and considerations, and choosing the right approach depends on factors such as safety, environmental impact, cost, and project goals.

DemoEx can help you with all your demolition needs.  Fully licenced and insured.

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