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Commercial Deconstruction -- 8/1/2020
6 Surprising Components You Wouldn’t Think are Deconstructable But Are…
Earlier this month, we wrote about four reasons why deconstruction has several advantages over demolition. One of the benefits was…
Earlier this month, we wrote about four reasons why deconstruction has several advantages over demolition. One of the benefits was that salvaged materials can be repurposed or salvaged for future use. You may not believe it at first glance, but according to Maura McCarthy of BluHomes, 75 to 90% of…
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Go Green -- October 29, 2020
How to Be Green on Halloween
Halloween is a favorite holiday for many. It’s a time to let loose, dress up in fun or scary costumes, and eat a ton of candy that might make your mom cry out in terror. It’s also a time when waste is widespread. Think for a second about all the…
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Residential Deconstruction -- October 12, 2020
Meet The Happy Boolo Project: Deconstruction In Action
The Happy Boolo Project started back in 1994 when Amy and Mike drove more than 45 miles for some nostalgic broccoli cheese bites at the former Polo Club. They have taken their passion for good food, combined it with an adventure for renovation, and passion for community to create The…
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Go Green -- October 5, 2020
5 Easy Ways to Be More Eco-Friendly
These days, we’re all looking for unique ways to reduce waste. They call it “going green” or being more “eco-friendly.” But what is this eco-friendly business all about? By doing your part, you can help our planet thrive. But more so than anything else, you’re helping your local community through…
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Furniture Donation -- September 23, 2020
How Can I Find Office Furniture Recycling Near Me?
Like most companies amid office relocation, you’re torn on what to do with old office furniture. You’re asking yourself, “Where can I find office furniture recycling near me?” daily, with no luck. Before you take the easy route — i.e., tossing your old furniture in the trash — consider making…
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Donate Building Materials -- September 9, 2020
Where Can I Donate Construction Materials?
Knowing how and where to donate construction materials is vital if your goal is to save money and receive a tax break. If your goal is to obtain your tax benefits for 2020,  you’re running out of time. December 31st is called a ‘red-letter day,’ which means it is the…
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Tax Deduction -- August 6, 2020
Demolition or Deconstruction- A Monetary Consideration
Demolishing a house can be tough on your wallet. The cost to tear down a house depends on the home’s size — a 1,000 square foot home will cost, on average, $9,000. A 2,000 square foot home is closer to $19,000, and it can get much more expensive depending on…
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Commercial Deconstruction -- August 1, 2020
6 Surprising Components You Wouldn’t Think are Deconstructable But Are…
Earlier this month, we wrote about four reasons why deconstruction has several advantages over demolition. One of the benefits was that salvaged materials can be repurposed or salvaged for future use. You may not believe it at first glance, but according to Maura McCarthy of BluHomes, 75 to 90% of…
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Tax Deduction -- July 30, 2020
When Is Form 8283 Required?
When Is Form 8283 Required? Deconstruction is a great way to get a sizable tax write-off, but it has to be accounted for correctly and according to the IRS’s rules to ensure that you receive that benefit. IRS Form 8283 is the documentation required to complete your tax deduction related…
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Donate Building Materials -- July 28, 2020
Donate Building Supplies, Save The Earth (and Your Money!)
If you’ve decided to deconstruct your home instead of demolishing it, the next step is to figure out where to donate the resulting building supplies. There are many organizations that will take the building materials off your hands, but it’s important to choose the right one. A reputable deconstruction company…
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Donate Building Materials -- July 28, 2020
The Process of Deconstructing Your Home
The Process of Deconstructing Your Home If you are thinking about deconstructing a house for building materials, there are several things to consider before making the decision. Take an assessment of your home: when was it built? Houses built after 1950 tend to be less suited to deconstruction due to…
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