Demolition

Gut Rehab and Addition Double the Size of A Minneapolis Foursquare

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This first video in the series focuses on the existing conditions and the demolition sequence. Following videos look at the foundation, framing, exterior shell, and exterior finishes.

The Model: Remodel Show — A Quick Take Down

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A machine, a saw, and some patience beats brute force and a sledgehammer every time

Demo Tip: Take Your Time

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Take your time. Work slow. Be organized. You will get done faster.

How to Remove a (really) Difficult Subfloor

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Long wedges cut from 2x4s are extremely effective for removing difficult flooring. Oh yeah, and don't forget the sledgehammer.

 

Hand Tool Picks from the #NationalHardwareShow

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The continuing saga of a year's worth of tools reviewed in a weekend: demo, digging, door-setting, and deep-detection

A Wet Wall Demolition Project

A hidden funnel between inside and out dumps water into the wall

Demolition time

Wrecking bar, hammer
A pry bar, and a cat's paw—
Surgical demo