The winter is finally in the rearview mirror, and it’s time to start thinking about all those springtime projects that have been piling up. A good spring cleaning inside and around your property might be all you need – but then again, you might want to take it farther than that. Demolition projects are economical and rewarding. They can totally change the internal or external landscape of your property for the better. Here are three demolition projects you might want to consider in 2019.
Sheds come in all shapes and sizes, and it’s common to have one or two of them already built on a property when you buy it. The trouble with sheds is that the quality varies so much, depending on the materials used and the skill of the builder. Many of the toolsheds you see are crudely construction and full of unwanted junk. If this sounds familiar, it might be time to call in a demolition crew. You’d be amazed how quickly a toolshed can be reduced to nothing and hauled away. That’s one more thing you don’t have to worry about, and the empty space can be used for anything from garden to new shed.
- Interior walls
Home renovation is a big deal these days – homeowners of all ages are looking at ways to upgrade their lifestyle and increase their property value. One of the most popular renovations out there today is converting multiple rooms into a single, open-plan space. But knocking down walls in your home is not something that should be taken lightly. It’s a delicate operation with serious safety and structural concerns. To get it done right, it’s easier (and often cheaper) to call in a seasoned professional for an assessment. You might be surprised how affordable it is to change the configuration of your home.
- Outdoor decks
Spring is a particular good time to consider doing away with that old outdoor deck. Depending on the materials your deck was built with, and how many years it’s been standing, it might actually be possible to resurface the deck – but in many cases, outdoor decks pose safety concerns and have to be torn down. You may also have inherited the deck when you bought the house, and you never liked the design or location. All of these are valid reasons to have the deck demolished and hauled away. Maybe you want to build a new deck or do something else with that free space – either way, an experienced professional should be able to offer a great rate and deliver a superior result.
Making the right call for demolition
There are probably several contractors in your area who will offer demolition services, but they will have varying degrees of expertise, skill, and experience. There is also the very important question of licensing and insurance. If you hire a “moonlighter” that doesn’t have insurance or the proper credential to perform demolition, it could be a big problem if something goes wrong. Make sure you only work with dedicated demolition experts who are committed to delivering a flawless result at a great value.