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1. What is demolition in construction?

Demolition is the process of breaking down infrastructure. Build demolition usually occurs when a structure is old in age. Old buildings are demolished to be replaced by new buildings. Different methods of demolition are applied depending on the scale of the structure or project and this demolition service is primarily completed by professional demolition contractors.


2. What is a demolition contractor?

Demolition contractors are workers who prioritise the safe and efficient building demolition service. Their processes include preparations such as inspection and removing hazardous materials in the building. Demolition contractors are also responsible for eliminating pests and rodents, disconnecting utilities and obtaining the required permits before the building demolition commences.


3. What are the different types of demolition?

There are 7 types of demolition services that are performed depending on the project type.

  1. Interior Demolition
  2. Selective Demolition
  3. Deconstruction
  4. Mechanical Demolition
  5. Implosion
  6. Crane and Wrecking Ball
  7. Total Demolition

4. Why are buildings demolished?

One of the main reasons for building demolition is the old age of a structure. Old buildings pose safety hazards that can cause accidents, especially if its foundations are unstable and weak. Another reason for demolition is to increase property value, as demolishing a structure and replacing it with a new one can help boost its market value. In some cases, an owner may want to demolish a structure and keep the property vacant for future purposes.


5. What is a demolition plan?

A demolition plan is prepared as a prerequisite to the completion of the site demolition. This is to obtain a permit to demolish a structure in preparation for new construction. A demolition plan also acts as a guide to indicate which structure or parts of the structure are to be removed. This requires proper calculations and surveying to prevent damage to nearby infrastructures from the process.


6. How much does demolition cost on average?

The average demolition cost in Australia ranges between $12,000 to $40,000. Prices vary depending on the size of the structure being demolished and project site access.


7. Where can I hire demolition contractors?

iSeekplant has a nationwide network of quality demolition companies operating in all Australian capital cities from Brisbane to Sydney, Canberra, Melbourne to Darwin, Perth and Adelaide. We also offer demolition hire solutions in all major towns and cities from Townsville down to the Gold Coast, Newcastle, Ballarat and Geelong.


8. How do I hire a demolition contractor through iSeekplant?

The easiest way to get a quote from demolition companies in your area is to use the iSeekplant get a quote tool. Simply tell us where you need your demolition contractor and we’ll give you the best quotes available. You can also call us on 1300 691 912 or email us at projects@iseekplant.com.au.

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