Demolition Cost & Prices

If you are looking for the solution on how to calculate the demolition cost then this content is for you. I hope you will get the proper solution from here. I will try to cover all about demolition cost & prices.

Basically, demolition cost varies from state, city, region and so on. There are also few other factors which are also related to demolition cost.

Demolition Cost

Demolition cost measured base on square feet. The average cost of demolition is as low as $4/sf to as high as $15/sf. It can vary because of its size of the space, structural additions to the property, required permits and waste material clearing. For example about 1,500 or more square feet, rates can range. It will cost approximately $3,000 in a rural area and $18,000 in a densely-populated city for the same size of the building.

Impact of demolition on planet & environment

Demolition Cost Factors

  1. Requirements/ Restriction in your area
  2. Project Location/ Accessibility to Structure
  3. Project Size
  4. Scope of Work
  5. Type of Material (Wood, Concrete, etc.)
  6. Hauling/ Disposal Fees
  7. Salvage Material Value
  8. Hazardous Materials

Other Cost Factors

  1. Site Preparation
  2. Rebuilding on Site
  3. Tearing Down a House with Asbestos

Cost of House Demolition

$4.29 per square foot (Range: $3.00 – $5.57)

$10,408.33 fixed fee (house, no basement) (Range: $4,983.33 – $15,833.33)

$12,673.46 fixed fee (house with basement)  (Range: $8,423.17 – $16,923.75)

Cost of Pool Demolition

$10,453.53 fixed fee (in-ground pool, complete demo) (Range: $5,232.95 – $15,674.10)

$6,783.34 fixed fee (in-ground pool, partial demo) (Range: $3,900.00 – $9,666.67)

$2,733.34 fixed fee (above ground pool) (Range: $966.67 – $4,500.00)

$11.00 per square foot (Range: $6.00 – $16.00)

Cost of Concrete Sawing, Demolition or Removal

$4.71 per square foot (for demolition and removal of 4″ slab) (Range: $3.76 – $5.65)

$4.53 per linear foot (for saw cutting 4″ slab) (Range: $3.38 – $5.67)

$90.00 per hour (Range: $73.62 – $106.38)

Average Partial Demolition Prices

  • Attached or Detached Garage – $3,000-$9,000
  • Deck Removal Costs- $30-$50 per square foot
  • Chimney – $4,000-$10,000
  • Shed/Barn – $50-$100 per hour
  • Roof – $4-$5 per square foot
  • Driveway – $1,500-$5,000
  • Foundation – $1,000-$5,000
  • Interior – $400-$9,000
  • Additions – $50-$100 per hour

All of these are not final cost of demolition of a house or partial demolition or commercial demolition. This is just an average prices thus how people can get an idea before choosing any demolition company. If you have any query then let us know by pitching your comments below.

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