The demolition process

The Demolition Process

Do you require demolition services in the Greater Sydney Region? If you are considering demolishing existing structures on your site, whether residential or commercial, you will find there is a lot more to the process than the actual demolition process itself. By working with a full-service company such as Better Demolition, you will be able to ensure that all the necessary supporting documentation is submitted on time and in accordance with relevant State and Local Council regulations, resulting in a stress-free demolition process completed on time and on budget.
At Better Demolition we follow a set procedure when undertaking any demolition job, which ensures that no mistakes are made and that the work is completed in a safe and timely manner.

Step 1. Free Quote

Call us or submit an enquiry via our quote request form and one of our estimators will arrange a site inspection for an obligation free quote.

Step 2. Permits and Compliance

Before any demolition work can start, you will need to obtain the necessary permits from local authorities, a task we can perform on your behalf using our in-house services. We will also ensure that all necessary notifications to local residents and other businesses in the area are issued in the correct time-frame.

Step 3. Draft site safety plan and schedule of works

Better Demolition draft a comprehensive site safety plan and schedule of works for each project we undertake. This ensures that all work is carried out in a safe and efficient manner while complying with all relevant State and local regulations.

Step 4. Utility Disconnection and Site Fencing

When undertaking the demolition of houses or commercial demolition you must first disconnect any services that are connected to the home or building. This includes: Water, gas, telephone, Foxtel, NBN, and electricity that is connected to public mains and lines. Better Demolition can arrange for the disconnection of services except for mains gas, which requires the property owner to contact their provider directly for the removal of the gas meter and disconnection.
Better demolition will also provide site fencing to make sure the works are carried out in a safe and secure environment.

Step 5. Removal and Disposal of Hazardous Materials

If asbestos or hazardous materials are known to be present on site, our professional team will remove and dispose of them in a safe and environmentally responsible manner. Better Demolition handle asbestos and other hazardous materials on a regular basis and our team are fully qualified to perform these services.

Step 6. Demolition

We carefully demolish the existing structure identified in the schedule of works and load out separated materials to accredited recycling facilities.

Step 7. Site Preparation

Once the demolition is complete the site is made clear of any leftover waste or debris and levelled, leaving it clear and ready for your builder to commence work.

Step 8. Clearance Certificates

Once your demolition is complete Better Demolition will provide you with a clearance certificate to give to your builder. This certificate proves your block of land is safe, clean, and free of any asbestos. Most builders will not begin work without a clearance certificate from a demolisher.