Austin demolition

Did you know the following about demolition….?

44,000 buildings and 270,000 homes are demolished every single year.

Less than 2% of these buildings are demolished using the explosive method of demolition that most people think of when they think of demolition.

Construction and demolition waste accounts for 160 million tons of garbage each year! That’s about 25% of all non-industrial waste! And of this 160 million tons, demolition accounts for 48%!

Less than 30% of demolition waste is recycled…

But 90% of waste from demolition jobs is recyclable.

In fact, 20% of demolition waste is just wood!

So, did you know these facts about demolition? If not, you may want to brush up on your demolition facts! To help here’s a couple of Squidoo pages we created to help homeowners learn more about demolition. Check them out…

Should You Do Demolition Yourself?

Everything You Need to Know Before Hiring a Demolition Contractor

And be sure to find us on Facebook, Twitter or Google+ if you have any more questions!


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