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Question DetailsAsked on 1/26/2017

who can i get to tear downahouse for all the lumber and clean up

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Couple of previous similar questions with answers here FYI - normally if building a new house there, the general contractor doing that would tear it down (or subcontract it out). Otherwise, a Demolition contractor (no Angies List category for that) would be the normal one to do it.

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Generally, except for a DIY pearson wanting the material to build a cabin or such, rare to find someone professional who will do this for anything like free. Normally more like $5-10,000 to tear down a house and fill in the foundation - commonly more if concrete has to come out too, or if you have septic system or well or such that needs decommissioning too.


If old house with large timbers, thick wood siding, good condition slate roofing, or a LOT of thick plank or hardwood flooring in good or antique shape, then a recycled building materials company might be interested - though unlikely to get it done for free unless real valuable BIG timbers in it, like some old chalet houses and barns.


And with free removal you still need a definitive contract defining the cleanup needed so they don't just high-grade the good stuff then run, and better to pay them at least a nominal amount so they are a contractor rather than a scavenger so their insurance will provide some protection to you.

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