Demolition Tips

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Lead Paint Removal: Why & How

Aug 13, 2019
If your home was built before 1978, there's a likelihood that it contains some degree of lead paint. Learn why and how to remove it here....Read More

Estimating the Cost of Demolition

Sep 06, 2018
The four main factors that determine the cost of commercial demolition project are: type of demolition, size of the project, presence of hazardous materials, and expected amount of debris....Read More
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How Concrete is Removed

Aug 28, 2018
We live in a sea of concrete. The stuff is everywhere we look and eventually it will break down and need to be replaced. ...Read More

Keeping Safety Top of Mind

Jul 13, 2018
Demolition isn’t a job anyone with a hammer can do. There are very specific methods and procedures demolition contractors need to be well versed in to be safe...Read More

Concrete Saws 101

Jun 29, 2018
Not all concrete saws are the same, and there are pros and cons to each type of concrete saw. ...Read More

How Steel Gets Recycled

Apr 30, 2018
Regardless of where the steel comes from, it will go through three phases on its journey to becoming new steel. We call these phases the three S’s....Read More

Working with General Contractors

Apr 19, 2018
When the latter is the case, it’s slightly more complicated as more parties are involved. However, with proper coordination working with a general contractor can be very beneficial....Read More

Demolition Implosion Steps

Apr 09, 2018
While implosions make up a very small percentage of the demolitions we, or anyone in the industry, do, they tend to garner the most attention...Read More

Dealing with Unmarked Chemicals

Apr 06, 2018
When working with industrial sites, especially older ones that may have been abandoned, we occasionally come across some chemicals in unmarked containers. ...Read More

Selecting a Demolition Contractor

Mar 12, 2018
There are four key points of criteria you can use during the bidding process and in the final contract to select the best demolition contractor for your job...Read More
Safety is Within Reach

Safety is Within Reach

Dec 07, 2017
High reach excavators are one of the most commonly used pieces of heavy equipment used on demolition sites. ...Read More

Demolition Basics for Any Job

Oct 07, 2017
The best way to keep your demolition project on time and under budget is to always remember the three following principles of demolition....Read More

What is Deconstruction Demolition?

Sep 21, 2017
Instead of knocking the structure down with a high reach excavator or another piece of heavy machinery, our crew uses handheld power tools and pry bars to dismantle the structure piece by piece....Read More
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5 Ways to Improve Job Site Safety

Aug 21, 2017
No matter what kind of project you’re working on, there’s typically room for improvement in the safety department. In an effort to increase safety, we suggest these five tips....Read More

5 Steps to Demolition Clean Up

Aug 21, 2017
When it comes to demolition, cleaning up is half the battle. Once the building or structure has been demolished, we’re left with a big mess that needs to be dealt with...Read More
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Keeping Urban Demolition Green

Jun 26, 2017
Due to the dense population and close proximity to other buildings, urban demolition brings a multitude of other problems and considerations....Read More
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Dusty Demolition

Jun 20, 2017
Managing the dust can be done a few different ways, depending on the circumstances of the job site....Read More
Waste Management Basics

Waste Management Basics

Jun 12, 2017
At DT Specialized, we take waste management seriously, and we wanted to share some demolition waste management basics with you....Read More
Demolition Hazards

Demolition Hazards

May 16, 2017
The demolition industry is chock full of unique dangers and hazards that need to be planned for on every job site....Read More

Developing PCBs Issue In Demolition

Mar 29, 2017
PCBs, or polychlorinated biphenyl, is not a new substance. It’s been used in a variety of materials like electronics, paint, coatings, adhesives and flame-retardants for decades. Since the 1970s, the ...Read More

What Equipment is Used in Demolition?

Jan 16, 2017
Every industry has its own tools of the trade, and this is certainly true of the demolition industry. However, if we were to make a completely exhaustive list of every tool used on our job sites, this...Read More