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Demolition involves much more than rigging a bunch of charges and preparing for a building’s implosion. Your construction project may require the services of a trained demolitionist, and Wreckhouse Demolition can assist with virtually all industrial, residential, commercial, and public works projects that require demolition work.

If you’ve never used a demolition expert before, you probably have some questions about the process. Here are some frequently asked questions (FAQ) about demolition.

  • Is Demolition Bad for the Environment?
    At first glance, demolition might not seem like a step an environmentalist might take to maintain the health of the ecosystem or environment, but demolitionists do indeed act as stewards of the environment. Many demolitionists complete their projects in the towns in which they live, which means caring for the environment and working on projects that may include work on historic buildings means working to improve the quality of life for all residents, business owners, and families.
  • What Happens to the Building Materials During Demolition?
    Most of the building materials on a demolition project are reused, recycled, or salvaged. Common items that may be reused or recycled in some way include flooring, carpets, plasterboard, wood, roofing materials, ceiling tiles, and insulation material. It’s even possible to save or salvage materials like concrete, brick, and porcelain, as well as soil.
  • Do I Need Deconstruction or Demolition?
    Deconstruction is actually a type of demolition that’s usually a more intense process designed to retain as much as possible in recycled and reusable materials from the deconstruction process. While traditional demolition projects often save more than 90 percent of materials removed from a site, deconstruction is often conducted by hand while demolition often employs more machinery.
  • What are the Different Types of Demolition?
    Demolition is a process that can be used on any number of different projects from industrial applications to commercial structures. Demolition conducted at sites like manufacturing facilities and chemical plants fall under industrial demolition and often require sophisticated engineering and equipment. Likewise, commercial demolition occurs at a commercial property like a hotel, office building, or retail store and may or may not involve work with hazardous materials.
  • What is Demolition and Why Do I Need It?
    Demolition requires an experienced crew that understands a variety of techniques used to complete all sorts of demolition projects. From traditional implosion to projects that require large equipment like cranes and wrecking balls, demolitionists can assist with many construction projects. One common use for demolitionists is environmental remediation and the removal of harmful materials from a building.
  • Is My Demolitionist Regulated and Safe?
    An experienced demolitionist must work with the local government to obtain permits that will allow a demolition project to proceed. Anyone who works as a demolitionist must navigate a variety of regulations since demolition is one of the most regulated industries. Working with what might be hazardous or toxic materials requires experience, as well as adherence to a variety of health and safety rules.
  • What Can Wreckhouse Demolition Do for Me?
    If you’re undertaking a renovation or any project that may require extensive removal of materials, abatement of hazardous materials like asbestos, or other work, Wreckhouse Demolition can help. Contact us today to learn more about our demolition services for residential, industrial, commercial, and public works projects.
  • Do I Need a Demolitionist If I Don’t Want My Building Destroyed?
    Demolition is a much more diverse process than just the implosion of buildings. Many demolition projects actually include interior demolition, which is a process where the inside of a structure is cleared out and readied for projects like upgrades and renovation. A demolition project may also require selective structure demolition, an example of which might be the removal of a wall or a room from a larger structure.
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When it comes to demolitions, experience matters.​

WreckHouse Demolition is family owned and has more than 35 years of industry experience as one of the demolition companies in Dallas.

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