Building demolition with pneumatic tools (cont.) Equipment includes one wheel-mounted air compressor, three breakers and jackhammer bits, two 55 HP wheel loaders with integral backhoes and two 5 CY dump trucks. Use $10,000.00 as a minimum charge.
    Reinforced concrete building Reinforced concrete building (20 SF per CY) C6@.101 SF — 4.50 1.78 6.28
    Masonry building (50 SF per CY) C6@.074 SF — 3.30 1.30 4.60
Building demolition with crane and headache ball Equipment includes one wheel-mounted air compressor, one pneumatic paving breaker and jackhammer bits, one 55 HP wheel loader with integral backhoe and backhoe mounted paving breaker, one 15-ton hydraulic crane with headache ball and three 5 CY dump trucks. Use $10,000.00 as a minimum charge.
    Concrete building (30 SF per CY) C7@.031 SF — 1.46 1.14 2.60
    Reinforced concrete building (20 SF per CY) C7@.037 SF — 1.74 1.36 3.10
    Masonry building (50 SF per CY) C7@.026 SF — 1.22 .95 2.17
Concrete foundation and footing demolition with D-6 crawler dozer and pneumatic tools. Equipment includes one wheel-mounted air compressor, one pneumatic paving breaker and jackhammer bits, one D-6 crawler dozer with attachments and one 5 CY dump truck. Use $5,000.00 as a minimum charge.
    Non-reinforced concrete (1 CY yields 1.33 loose CY) C3@1.10 CY — 52.00 51.20 103.20
    Reinforced concrete (1 CY yields 1.66 loose CY) C3@1.58 CY — 74.70 73.60 148.30
    Chip out concrete using paving breaker, No dozer used, (.8 CF yields 1 loose CF) CL@.203 CF — 8.21 4.18 12.39
Gutting a building Interior finishes stripped back to the structural walls. Building structure to remain. No allowance for salvage value. These costs include loading and hauling up to 6 miles. Dump fees are not included. See Waste Disposal. Costs shown are per square foot of floor area based on 8' ceiling height. Costs will be about 50% less if a small tractor can be used and up to 25% higher if debris must be carried to ground level in an elevator. Equipment includes one air compressor, two pneumatic breakers with jackhammer bits and one 5 CY dump truck. Figures in parentheses give the approximate “loose” volume of the materials (volume after being demolished). Use $3,000.00 as a minimum charge.
  Residential buildings (125 SF per CY) C4@.110 SF — 4.62 2.26 6.88
  Commercial buildings (140 SF per CY) C4@.100 SF — 4.20 2.06 6.26
Partition wall demolition Building structure to remain. No allowance for salvage value. Dump fees are not included. See Waste Disposal. Costs shown are per square foot of wall removed (as measured on one side). Knock down with pneumatic jackhammers and pile adjacent to site but no removal. Equipment includes one air compressor and two pneumatic breakers with jackhammer bits. Figures in parentheses give the approximate “loose” volume of the materials (volume after being demolished). Use $350.00 as a minimum charge.
  Brick or block partition demolition
        4" thick partition (60 SF per CY) CL@.040 SF — 1.62 .94 2.56
        8" thick partition (30 SF per CY) CL@.057 SF — 2.31 1.34 3.65
    12" thick partition (20 SF per CY) CL@.073 SF — 2.95 1.72 4.67
  Concrete partition demolition
    Non-reinforced (18 CF per CY) CL@.273 CF — 11.00 6.44 17.44
    Reinforced (20 CF per CY) CL@.363 CF — 14.70 8.56 23.26
  Knock down with hand tools and pile adjacent to site but no removal.
  Stud partition demolition (typically 75 to 100 SF per CY)
    Gypsum or terra cotta on metal lath CL@.027 SF — 1.09 — 1.09
    Drywall on metal or wood studs CL@.028 SF — 1.13 — 1.13
    Plaster on metal studs CL@.026 SF — 1.05 — 1.05

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