What to Consider before Demolishing a Building

Tearing down a building safely is more than a matter of just smashing walls and hauling off the rubble. It’s a process that has to be approached with a measure of care and planning. In fact, the actual work begins before the building is even touched. You need to include permits, a site survey, and consideration of the local area.

As a noted general contractor in Boston, MA, Deloury Industries has a great deal of experience with this task. We’re going to discuss what you need to think about before demolition.

It’s important to conduct a risk assessment to be certain you’ve taken all considerations into account before commencing with demolition. This will help prevent any danger to your workforce of the surrounding environment. An experienced general contractor makes sure all services such as electricity, gas, and water are disconnected.

Once all the preparation work is completed. Then the final decision is which demolition method, or combination of techniques, to use. This will depend on the size of the building, its proximity to other structures, whether any parts of the property will be preserved, and the equipment you have available.

If you have any questions about building demolition, Deloury Industries is happy to answer your questions.