Category: ProDEM Demolition & Asbestos Ltd

Ways to Use Reclaimed Bricks

6th November 2016 by ProDEM

If you’re looking for a unique building material which is environmentally friendly and adds character to your property, reclaimed bricks are definitely worth considering. But reclaimed bricks aren’t exclusively reserved for big projects, there are plenty of interesting, creative ways to use reclaimed bricks for smaller DIY purposes, too. This month we’re looking at some […]

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Demolition & Dismantling: Prevention & Control Measures – Part 2

19th August 2016 by ProDEM

As one of the top demolition contractors Nottingham has to offer, ProDEM are always dedicated to making sure that all demolition projects are carried out safely and efficiently. Last month we looked at risk assessment and the issues to consider before work begins. We continue our 3 part article about demolition and dismantling: prevention and […]

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Demolition: Achieving a Reclamation led approach – Part 1

27th April 2016 by ProDEM

With increasing concern on the impact landfill sites have on the environment, reclaiming and recycling items has never been more important. An estimated 90 million tonnes of waste are produced by the construction and demolition industry in the UK each year, with approximately 69% of this recycled or reused.     Here at ProDem, our […]

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Demolition: Achieving a Reclamation-Led Approach – Part 1

by ProDEM

With increasing concern on the impact landfill sites have on the environment, reclaiming and recycling items has never been more important. An estimated 90 million tonnes of waste are produced by the construction and demolition industry in the UK each year, with approximately 69% of this recycled or reused.   Here at ProDem, our teams […]

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Asbestos Removal 101 – Your Guide To Everything You Need To Know: Part 2

10th March 2016 by ProDEM

  Last month, we explained what asbestos is, the dangers it presents, and what you should do if you suspect it to be in your home – read the full article here. In the second part of everything you need to know about asbestos removal, our team have put together a guide on how asbestos […]

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Demolition and Site Clearing: An Insight

26th October 2015 by ProDEM

As a leading demolition company, our contractors are frequently hired to demolish old buildings from garages to tower blocks, to make way for new designs. We also clear the site of the debris, and are expertly trained to carry out the safe removal of asbestos. We’ve outlined an insight into what goes into a demolition […]

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Demolition Training Initiative Gets the Green Light

25th September 2015 by ProDEM

    Here at ProDEM, our staff are experts at what they do. That’s why every contract we work on is of the highest quality, and no job is too big or too small. Of course, extensive training is required in order to carry out the work we do, so new opportunities for others to […]

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Grand Designs on a Budget

26th August 2015 by ProDEM

  With consistently rising housing prices, increasing numbers of people are turning to alternative solutions to get into the housing market. One of such alternatives are self builds, which save money and allow homeowners complete control over the design and build of their new home. Here at ProDEM, we’re on hand to demolish old structures […]

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Design for Deconstruction

5th April 2015 by ProDEM

Prior to any building work taking place, careful consideration must be made during the design and planning stages to ensure the building can be dismantled and demolished quickly and efficiently when required. It’s important that engineers and architects bear in mind that deconstruction is more than just the end of the building’s useful life. Premises […]

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Demolition and Relocation in Nottingham

31st March 2015 by ProDEM

  Safe demolition and relocation is a key part of improving local neighbourhoods and city centres. It can be an efficient, cost-effective way of transforming areas which need updating and dealing with older properties from the 1960s and 1970s which have become too expensive to maintain.   Nottingham City Homes, who manage Nottingham City Council’s […]

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Home improvement ideas where no planning permission is required

28th January 2015 by ProDEM

  Before undertaking any home improvement work on your property, one of the first things you must do is check whether your refurbishment work requires planning permission. Under the terms of permitted development (PD) you can carry out projects without needing planning permission, so it is important to check whether this applies to you. The […]

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£13m rebuilding of a Leicester secondary school

22nd December 2014 by ProDEM

Finding ideas which spark inspiration in students so they can enjoy their education and make the most of their time at school can prove to be a rather challenging feat. In an attempt to make pupils feel valued, a scheme was announced by Tony Blair in 2004 to provide every secondary school throughout England with […]

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Restoration Man: Secret bunker is given stunning TV makeover

18th November 2014 by ProDEM

Earlier this year, the spotlight was shone on an enchanting restoration project in Nottingham as it was covered by hit Channel 4 TV show Restoration Man. The premise was to transform a derelict World War Two bomb-proof underground bunker into a boutique family home and hotel with a little help from Restoration Man presenter George […]

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7 Tips for choosing the right Demolition Contractors

10th August 2014 by ProDEM

Demolition jobs may seem chaotic and disordered, but there is a great deal of planning and preparation that goes into the destruction of commercial and residential buildings. The safety and logistical aspects of bringing down a building dictate how contractors prepare for a project, from gaining permits to following strict health and safety codes. For […]

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Salvage Secrets: Designing and Building with Reclaimed Materials

31st July 2014 by ProDEM

  Reclaimed building materials are becoming more and more commonly used across the country as they are salvaged from derelict properties that would have otherwise been deconstructed. During the deconstruction process, a surveyor determines what materials can be salvaged and what can’t prior to the work. This is certainly a labour-intensive and time-consuming task looking […]

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How to Perform a Deconstruction Process

2nd June 2014 by ProDEM

Before a building is demolished, a process called deconstruction must be carried out in order to remove all architectural and structural elements of the property and salvage any materials which can be re-used. Deconstruction involves disassembling a building in order to recover the maximum amount of materials for their best possible reusability. It combines the […]

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Site Clearance Tips

28th May 2014 by ProDEM

Before carrying out any building or landscaping work, it is essential that the site is cleared safely and efficiently Thorough planning and adherence to all relevant health and safety legislation will guarantee a professional job is completed, within the time and cost constraints. Site clearance can include the removal of waste, old foundations, tree stumps […]

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Asbestos Scare At Poole Beach Huts

25th April 2014 by ProDEM

  Asbestos has been found in 32 Poole beach huts, with owners told to clear out their belongings before repairs take place as part of an action plan by Poole Council. A number of complaints about “water penetration” in the beach huts prompted Poole Council to try and work out how water was getting into […]

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Welcome to our new blog!

9th April 2014 by ProDEM

The whole team at ProDEM are delighted to welcome you to our brand new blog! As part of our dedication to customer service through effective communication, we’ve decided to use our blog as a place to post news and advice both from inside the company and the wider world of the demolition industry. So check […]

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