Tower Removal: 3 Steps of the Demolition Process and What To Consider

What is the best way to eat an elephant? One bite at a time. You probably did not come to this website because you are looking for life advice on how to devour a large mammal, but there is a principle here that cannot be denied.  Most seemingly impossible tasks can be achieved if you…

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High-Rise Demolition

Does your need constitute a high-rise demolition? A dictionary definition of a high-rise building is simply a “multistoried building equipped with elevators.” However, the term “high-rise” varies by location with some requiring a floor to be more than 75 feet above the street and occupied to be considered a high rise.  While reasonable minds may…

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What is Selective Demolition?

We’ve all heard the old saying about buildings with good bones. However, “good bones” are often not enough for modern, usable spaces. While the structural, electrical, plumbing, and mechanical systems of your building may be in decent shape, you still need to conduct an overhaul to the building’s functionality. Rather than knocking down and starting…

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An Expert’s Guide to Airport Demolition Projects & Services

When dealing with large, heavy traffic sites like airports, completing a demolition project presents a whole new set of obstacles in terms of time and job requirements. With years of experience and several airport demolition projects under our belt, Alpine Demolition has gained key insights into the multiple components of airport demolition. Below, we’ll share…

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7 Commercial Demolition Tips from the Pros

The demolition of a building interior or exterior is an inherently challenging process. Commercial demolition is particularly nuanced as it involves deconstructing a business-related structure such as a factory, retail site, or warehouse. Let’s take a quick look at a few helpful commercial demolition tips to consider prior to scheduling your building’s demolition. Tip #1:…

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Cost of Commercial Demolition

If you’re looking to revamp your space, or simply make room for a new project and building, one of the first questions you will likely ask yourself is “how much is all of this going to cost me?” While the cost can fluctuate based on several factors, the average cost of commercial building demolition in…

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Residential vs. Commercial Demolition Contractors: Are Both Needed?

It would be easy to assume that demolition follows the same process no matter where your project is located or what is being demolished. However, there are stark contrasts between commercial demolition vs residential demolition due to their different guidelines and procedures. If you have questions regarding what differentiates a commercial demolition from a residential…

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Demolition Permit : Common Questions Answered

Demolition is much more than knocking something down. To keep everyone physically and financially safe, many regulations must be followed, and permits acquired. If you are relatively new to the demolition space, especially in the Chicago area, the many wrecking requirements may seem tedious, or even overwhelming. But do not worry, Alpine Demolition is here…

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Chicago Demolition Company Works on Historic ComEd Building & Finds Time Capsule From 1987

Alpine Demolition was proud to help facilitate the demolition process of ComEd’s 90-year-old Chicago North Regional Headquarters Building. It was our pleasure to help guide the company into the future while still preserving their legacy. Read the original article posted by ComEd below: After completing the renovation of ComEd’s Chicago North Regional Headquarters building in…

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