Fine Homebuilding: Kitchen Remodel – Managing Demolition Debris Oct 2017

Oorganizing the mess protects the home and its occupants, and saves time and money

“After all of the site protection is up and the demo begins, the debris piles up quickly. It’s tempting to get it all into the dumpster as soon as possible, but that’s not always the best approach. If there’s a dust barrier separating your work site from the rest of the house—like the wall of plastic sheeting and ZipWall poles Grace used in this project—he likes to keep the barrier closed as much as possible so that it can do its job. Keeping it closed, though, means coming up with a plan for storing the debris in the work site while the demo is underway.

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