Interior Demolition
Rochester, NY

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Interior Demolition
Rochester, NY

Interior Demolition is when a specific part of a structure is demolished. This can also be called “soft demolition” or “non-structural removal” meaning not the whole building is being demolished. Think of Interior Demolition being done in just one room of a home, or only one floor of a multi-level commercial building.
In addition to the demolition of one specific area, modifying a foundation, masonry removal, façade removal, coring, and structural dismantlement are also part of the Interior Demolition process that can be completed by Rock Emergency professionals.
Interior demolition being done to front porch

Interior Demolition
When & Why

Interior Demolition is an alternative to completely tearing down an entire home or building. The exterior of the structure must be sound and intact, and then just the interior can be demolished or renovated. A plus to using Interior Demolition versus full Building Demolition would be the ability to salvage recyclable materials.

These materials can include fixtures, tiles, lumber, and other reusable materials. That way, nothing is wasted, and as little material goes into landfills as possible. In turn, the environment is less negatively impacted than it would be. This is a smart, responsible - and financially sound - way to conduct these sorts of matters.

Think of demolishing a bathroom with all the fixtures still in it like the sink and the tub. That will ultimately go into the trash and not be able to be reused. The Interior Demolition process completed by the experts at Rock Emergency in Rochester, NY allows those materials to be recycled.

Interior demolition conducted in kitchen of a home

Interior Demolition
Can I DIY?

Of course! We all like to be a little handy around the house and make updates here and there. When it comes to renovating or updating a room or several rooms in your home, it is best to call the professionals at Rock Emergency.

Not only are they skilled in the Interior Demolition process, but they are also knowledgeable in the standards required to meet building codes and laws. The cost of a DIY mistake could cost you more than hiring the Rock Emergency Team.

When renovation projects are attempted, dust, dirt, paint, and who knows what else tend to get everywhere else. It is hard to keep material in one small location like a kitchen or bathroom.

Call the Professionals!

Rock Emergency professionals know all about controlling the environment. They are experts in containment, keeping the dust, water and everything else from getting into other places not being worked on.

When working on a specific demolition project, it is imperative for only that space to actually get demolished. DIY demolitions can lead to accidental damage to areas not chosen to be a part of the demolition. Call the professionals at Rock Emergency so your interior demolition project won’t take longer than you really wanted!

In addition to the Rock Emergency team being knowledgeable and experts in Interior Demolition, they are also experts when it comes to Asbestos. It is very common for older homes to have the hazardous material called asbestos.

If any demolition is performed on a home that has asbestos, the harmful material is released into the environment which can lead to many health risks. The Rock Emergency team knows how to handle any potential issues due to asbestos including testing and abatement or removal.


Interior Demolition


Safety Preperation

There are many steps that must be followed before any type of Interior Demolition can begin. Any asbestos testing and abatement must be completed along with removing any other hazardous or regulated materials. Depending on the type of interior demolition being done, permits might be required by your town or city.

Also, there may be a need to inform utility companies to help ensure safety. Lastly, site-specific safety and work plans must be created. Regardless of the project, safety comes first. There is always certified personnel on-site to enforce safety and precaution. If there is asbestos found in the home or building, the abatement process can take anywhere from a few hours to a few days.

Only after all asbestos has been removed can the demolition begin. There are also other Health and Safety measures that Rock Emergency experts follow throughout the entire Interior Demolition procedure including:

  • Training & certification programs
  • Pre-site inspections
  • Environmental testing
  • Air monitoring
  • Work area clearance
  • Confined space entry plan
  • Fall protection plan
  • Fire protection plan
  • Lead health protection plan
  • Equipment operator's certification & licensing
  • Lock-out / tag-out procedures
  • Respiratory protection plan
  • CPR
  • Safety meetings
  • Emergency response training
  • First aid equipment & hospital locations
  • Decontamination procedures

Why Choose Rock Emergency for Interior Demolition?

The professional experts at Rock Emergency are dedicated to our clients. We set a timeline for each project and meet or exceed the expectations as well as stay within the desired budget! Rock Emergency also strives to be the most efficient not just in the work we provide, but also in the cost.

Not only do we work within your schedule, but we also pay close attention to even the smallest of details and provide every customer with the highest quality of work! Rock Emergency employs only the best-skilled workers and uses the best equipment for all projects completed.

We walk you through the entire process and keep you informed throughout the entirety of the job. Servicing Rochester, NY, and surrounding areas, call Rock Emergency today for your Interior Demolition Rochester NY evaluation!

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