From Upwey to Kingsville to Brighton, homeowners from all across Melbourne are discovering the benefits of house demolition services. When you live in a neighbourhood with great schools, short commutes, and a developed sense of community but your house is obsolete and no longer functional or structurally sound, moving does not have to be the only solution.

By demolishing old properties whose primary value comes from their location, contractors can build modern homes that can better suit the owner’s individual needs and tastes as well as increase value and up investment returns.

However, house demolition projects can be quite complicated since they involve special permits, zoning regulations, safety hazards, and countless other challenges that can range from frustrating time sinks to devastating financial losses. Therefore, if you are considering whether a house demolition is right for you, there are a couple of questions you need to ask yourself first.

How do I know that my home is a candidate for a demolition?

Properties that are smaller than average, have outdated kitchens, do not have enough bathrooms, and generate high energy bills are almost always prime candidates for demolition. If your home suffers from structural problems that make repairs expensive, then a demolition should be considered.

Are these types of projects a financially sound investment?

Demolition costs will vary wildly depending on the size of the property and its location. However, with proper planning and the support of those who specialise in house demolition projects you may be able to recoup most, if not all of the associated costs by recycling or selling the material and structural contents of your house.