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Demolition Laborer

Services, costs and hiring best practices - proven tips for getting great Demolition, Removal and Hauling Service

January 2014

When hiring and working with a Demolition Laborer, every homeowner needs to know: What services does a Demolition Laborer commonly provide? What is the best way to find good prospects? What should I look for when I interview the Demolition Laborer? And most importantly, how do I make sure that the Demolition, Removal and Hauling Service is done right?

Use the following information to understand your options, make good decisions and get quality work at a fair price.

Demolition Laborer - FAQ

How do I avoid the scams and get good Demolition, Removal and Hauling Service at a fair price?Find a Demolition Laborer that (i) has recently provided good work to someone you trust and (ii) passes a background services screening test. Compile a COMPLETE, detailed list of work and quality requirements (see the next section). Have the Demolition Laborer prepare a "not to exceed" estimate. Agree on the final price, sign a complete written agreement (see below) before any work begins.
What should I expect to pay for Demolition, Removal and Hauling Service?Most Demolition, Removal and Hauling Service work is quoted at a fixed price, for specific service(s) or deliverables. The underlying hourly rate for a Demolition Laborer ranges from $11 to $16. Usually, a minimum fee will be charged, which represents 1.5 - 2 hours of effort. In some cases, the quoted job price may be negotiable, particularly if other work is performed by the Demolition Laborer.
Do I need to use a licensed Demolition Laborer for my job? If so - how do I verify license status?Demolition, Removal and Hauling Service is commonly performed without a professional license.
Should I use an insured Demolition Laborer for my project?Your Demolition Laborer should carry appropriate insurance for job related injury or health risks.
Does my Demolition Laborer need to be bonded?A bond is generally not required for Demolition, Removal and Hauling Service.

Demolition Laborer - Services

A Demolition Laborer can handle a number of jobs, activities and problems. The list below summarizes common Demolition, Removal and Hauling Services. Follow the appropriate links below to learn more about cost, options and quality requirements:

Demolition Laborer - Finding and Hiring

Not every Demolition Laborer has the same ability. Experience, skills, and sense of acceptable quality vary considerable. To get the results that you expect, it is essential that you put appropriate effort behind finding a Demolition Laborer matched to the specific requirements of your job - not simply someone that puts you at ease or wins your confidence. Before starting, make sure that you completely understand the work you want the Demolition Laborer to perform and the job quality you expect. Then, begin the selection process outlined below:

Demolition Laborer - Important Agreement / Contract Terms

A written agreement greatly improves your odds of success when working with a Demolition Laborer. Never start work until you have a complete agreement signed by your Demolition Laborer. For small jobs use a written work order. For larger projects, use a detailed contract. Never feel pressured to use the Demolition Laborer's standard contract. Make sure the following points are included in the agreement:



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