Demo services are shown in this video :
It’s a shame to have to pull this wall down…but such is progress!
Demo services are shown in this video :
It’s a shame to have to pull this wall down…but such is progress!
Before joining army rangers do you have to enlist into regular army?
You don't just decide to be a Ranger…
To become a member of the 75th Ranger Regiment you must begin by graduating from the U.S. Army's nine week Basic Combat Training (BCT). Upon completion of Basic Training you will then attend Advanced Individual Training to obtain a Military Occupational Specialty (MOS). This training varies in length depending on the selected MOS. Next you must complete Airborne training. Upon graduation from Airborne School you will be assigned to the 75th Ranger Regiment to attend the Ranger Assessment and Selection Program (RASP).
If you pass each of the required schools and RASP, you will receive an assignment to the 75th Ranger Regiment. The Regimental Headquarters is located at Fort Benning, Georgia. The 1st Ranger Battalion is located at Hunter Army Airfield in Savannah, Georgia and the 2nd Ranger Battalion is located at Fort Lewis, Washington near Seattle. The 3rd Ranger Battalion and the Regimental Special Troops Battalion are located at Fort Benning, Georgia near Columbus.
80% Army Physical Fitness Test (APFT)
5-mile run at no slower than 8 minutes per mile
Successful completion of Combat Water Survival Assessment (CWSA). Candidates must be able to complete a 15-meter swim in ACU's, boots and equipment
Must complete 12-mile road march in 3 hours or less
70% on all exams
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Ranger Assessment and Selection Program (RASP) begins when the Ranger Liaison picks up the Ranger candidates immediately after graduation from Airborne School to begin the program.
The purpose of these programs is to ensure each candidate meets or exceeds the Regimental Standards for mental aptitude, moral character, and physical fitness, while also training the candidates on the skills required for service in the Regiment. The Ranger Assessment and Selection Programs screen the candidates to ensure only the best Soldiers are selected for service in the Regiment. For junior enlisted Soldiers, they will attend an eight-week program upon the completion of Basic Training, Advanced Individual Training, and Airborne School. The Ranger Assessment and Selection Program that the junior enlisted Soldiers attend is separated into two phases. The first phase is four weeks long and assesses the candidate's physical fitness, mental toughness, and mental aptitude while training the Soldier on Ranger Combat Skills. The second phase is more specialized and trains the candidate on advanced marksmanship techniques, advanced demolitions and breaching, and combat driving skills. For Non-Commissioned Officers and Officers, they attend a three-week program of instruction, which tests their physical fitness, mental aptitude, mental toughness, and leadership abilities. The program trains these candidates on Special Operations skills in order to prepare them for service within the Ranger Regiment. Upon graduation of these two programs, these Rangers are assigned to one of the four Ranger Battalions. Although the U.S. Army Ranger School is not directly affiliated with the 75th Ranger Regiment, most Rangers will attend Ranger School within their first two years in the Ranger Regiment.
I'm 15 and will turn 16 in November, I really want to get a job to help my parents pay the bills, is it worth it getting one or should I just wait?
PERMITTED OCCUPATIONS FOR 14- AND 15-YEAR OLDS
A child who is 14 or 15 years of age may be employed in the following occupations in retail, food service, and gasoline service establishments:
Office and clerical work (including operation of office machines).
Cashiering, selling, modeling, art work, work in advertising departments, window trimming and comparative shopping.
Price marking and tagging by hand or by machine. Assembling orders, packing and shelving.
Bagging and carrying out customers' orders.
Errand and delivery work by foot, bicycle, and public transportation.
Cleanup work, including the use of vacuum cleaners and floor waxers, and maintenance of grounds, but not including the use of power-driven mowers or cutters.
Kitchen work and other work involved in preparing and serving food and beverages, including the operation of machines and devices used in the performance of such work such as, but not limited to, dishwashers, toasters, dumbwaiters, popcorn poppers, milk shake blenders, and coffee grinders.
Work in connection with cars and trucks if confined to the following:
Dispensing gasoline and oil.
Courtesy service on premises of gasoline service station.
Car cleaning, washing and polishing.
Other occupations permitted by this section.
But not including work:
Involving the use of pits, racks or lifting apparatus or involving the inflation of any tire mounted on a rim equipped with a removable retaining ring.
Cleaning vegetables and fruits, and wrapping, sealing, labeling, weighing, pricing and stocking goods when performed in areas physically separate from areas where meat is prepared for sale and outside freezers or meat coolers.
PROHIBITED OCCUPATIONS FOR 14- AND 15-YEAR OLDS
A child who is 14 or 15 years of age may NOT be employed in:
Manufacturing, mining, or processing occupations, including occupations requiring the performance of any duties in work rooms or work places where goods are manufactured, mined, or otherwise processed;
Occupations which involve the operation or tending of hoisting apparatus or of any power-driven machinery other than office machines;
The operation of motor vehicles or service as helpers on such vehicles;
Public messenger service;
Occupations which the Secretary of Labor may, pursuant to Section 3(l) of the Fair Labor Standards Act and Reorganization Plan No. 2, issued pursuant to the Reorganization Act of 1945, find and declare to be hazardous for the employment of minors between 16 and 18 years of age or detrimental to their health or well-being;
Occupations in connection with:
(a) Transportation of persons or property by rail, highway, air, water, pipeline, or other means;
(b) Warehousing and storage;
(c) Communications and public utilities;
(d) Construction (including demolition and repair);
Except such office (including ticket office) work, or sales work, in connection with paragraph 6(a)(b)(c) and (d) of this section as does not involve the performance of any duties on trains, motor vehicles, aircraft, vessels, or other media of transportation or at the actual site of construction operations.
Work performed in or about boiler or engine rooms;
Work in connection with maintenance or repair of the establishment or equipment;
Outside window washing that involves working from window sills, and all work requiring the use of ladders, scaffolds, or their substitutes;
(a) Including the use of electric and gas grilles that entail cooking over an open flame;
(b) Including the use of deep fryers that are not equipped with and utilize devices that automatically lower and raise the baskets into and out of oil or grease.
(c) Including the cleaning of kitchen surfaces and non-power driven kitchen equipment – including the filtering, transporting, and dispensing of oil and grease – but only when the temperature of the surfaces, equipment, oil and grease exceeds 100 F.
Occupations which involve operating, setting up, adjusting, cleaning, oiling, or repairing power-driven food slicers and grinders, food choppers, and cutters, and bakery-type mixers;
Work in freezers and meat coolers and all work in the preparation of meats for sale;
Loading or unloading goods to and from trucks, railroad cars, or conveyors;
All occupations in warehouses except office and clerical work.
I am working in an old factory refinishing wood floors. The contractor recently took out asbestos tiles. I really did not know alot about asbestos untill recently. They had a couple workers chip it out (by hand and automated) It was very dusty and smelly in the whole area. They sweeped it all up and disposed of it. You could hardly see through the dust and everyone had to go through it to get down the hall. No one had warned anybody and no precautions were taken. I now am sanding rooms that (i was just told) had asbestos tile in them. I am sanding the felt and glue that is left. I told my boss about the asbestos and he said my normal respirator is fine and that is all i need. I am very concerned about the amount of asbestos I am taking in. Is the contractor responsible for anything and is my boss. What can I do or what should I do. Any help would be greatly apreciated asap.
While all states may differ in their laws concerning asbestos, most laws are similar in how asbestos should be removed. Here is a section from New Hampshire concerning asbestos removal. As you will see, removal must be done by a licensed asbestos contractor unless done in a home by the homeowner. It would seem that your employer could have violated a statute concerning the removal. This section also lists the type of respirator that should be used around asbestos. If you aren't using that type of respirator, there is probably another violation of statutes (OSHA). If you are in a union, then you may want to contact your representative and see if they need to intervene. If you are not in a union, then you may need to place a call to the local OSHA office to insure your company complies with safety standards. Asbestos kills and the threat should not be taken lightly. Good luck to you and here is the statute from New Hampshire.
Removal of nonregulated asbestos materials can be legally performed by homeowners, regular contractors, or licensed asbestos abatement contractors so long as each does not violate the National Emissions Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP) regulations (Refer to 40 CFR Part 61, Subpart M) and the work complies with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulations delineated in 29 CFR 1926.1101. The State of New Hampshire requires the removal of asbestos prior to any demolition work (Refer to the N.H. Code of Administrative Rules Part Env-A 1805.09). During demolition, problems with friable material are most often caused by fiber release resulting in a violation of the NESHAP regulations. Problems with nonfriable asbestos are most often associated with a breakup of materials which may contaminate the surrounding materials making it necessary to treat all demolition debris as contaminated material.
Although the health risk involved in handling nonfriable, non regulated asbestos material is small, the removal of nonregulated material should be done in a manner that will minimize the release of fibers due to breakage. In recognition of the fact that some breakage will occur during any removal job, the State recommends that one wear asbestos related safety equipment including a disposable tyvek suit, gloves, and must be medically able to wear a half mask respirator with High Efficiency Particulate Air (HEPA) filters, and adhere to the principles of wet removal and "no visible emissions".
With one exception, the removal of RACM in workplaces, schools, public facilities, and dwellings must be done by licensed asbestos abatement contractors after notifying the NH Department of Environmental Services (DES). The one exception is an individual homeowner, with no tenants, doing removal work at his/her own residence. This type of removal, if undertaken by the homeowner, should be done only after thorough preparation from an informational, educational, and equipment perspective.
A listing of licensed asbestos contractors can be obtained by contacting the Department of Health and Human Services at 603-271-4609. Indoor asbestos removal methodology is administered by the New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services, Air Resources Division, (603-271-1370), while the outdoor methodology is administered by the Waste Management Division (603-271-2925)."
falling at free-fall speed (or close to free fall speed)
falling into its own footprint
molten metal found at the bottom of WTC 7 rubble (even months after 9/11/2001)
Kink (in the center at the beginning of the collapse)
Dutch Demolitions expert believes wtc 7 came down by means of controlled demolition.
please, just speak to the content, don't insult me, just prove me wrong.
IT DOES NOT.
Dallas Contracting Co., Inc. Is a demolition expert. This was not a controlled demolition.
For more information on demolition, demolition services, demolition consulting and more go to Dallas Contracting website.
What is the best way to break into the Construction/Demolition field. I don't have any friends or family in that business and really like Demo Work.
Go work for one…..
Dallas Contracting Co., Inc. Is a demolition contractor offering demolition services, building demolition and concrete crushing.
Try Turner – Http://www.turnerconstruction.com
Hi and thanks in advance for the help! I have been looking for a Massachusetts Demolition Contractor or a Demolition Company in Massachusetts that can help me out with a quote for a kitchen and bathroom demolition. I live in Worcester County Massachusetts and have had little luck finding a Demolition Contractor in the area.
Hello I can help you with htis question. A good Massachusetts Demolition Contractor is The Demolition Man Demolition Inc. Http://www.thedemolitionman.com 508-331-4233 I had a very similiar project and was looking for a Demolition Company in Massachusetts and found The Demolition Man on google. The massachusetts Demolitionn company the demolition man Http://www.thedemolitionman.com gave me a great estimate under cost of my prior quotes with general contractors and I saved a tonn of money. The Demolition Man did a great job annd recycled all the materials that was removed from my house. The Demolition Man offered a clean and green process of which my house was always clean and safe to walk in when i came home from work. Good luck with your project and I hope this helps.
My son got to watch an explosive demolition of a bridge near our house earlier this year and he's still talking about it, so I'd like to find another demolition for him to watch this summer. I haven't been able to find any listings online, though. Does anyone know where to find a list of demolitions in the near future?
In your answers, I'd appreciate trying to avoid newspapers as that would require reading many papers from different cities. I'd also like to avoid demolition online forums. I've tried them and they don't help.
A Massive devolpment of council flats near my house is being knocked down. It was built in the 1960's so should contain asbestos. Should i be worried about the Asbestos in the air from the dust caused when knocking the buildings down. Do building contractors check for these sorts of things.
Demolition contractors require a building permit for that kind of work, which won't be issued without asbestos testing.
Not all buildings constructed in the 1960s contain asbestos, and even if it had, there could have been an abatement project since then to remove it.
Recycling lumber from is both sensible and economical.The wood will be seasoned and conditioned to tis environment, This is the only way you will find some of the rarest woods,such as cuban mahogany and Brazilian rosewood.By using reclaim wood you can be sure that no trees have been illegally or unnecessarily felled…
Try visiting the demolition companies and see if they have what you need.
As a rule they only salvage the larger beams as it requires a lot of work to carefully remove the smaller sized flooring and framing so it can be used again.
I am in possession of an old frame house built in 1954. It is about 840 sq ft in total. Does anyone know approximately how much it would cost to have it demolished?
You should call demolition companies in your area and get bids on the work. That is the only way you will know for sure. Demolition costs are a combination of the labor required in tear-down, and the costs for disposal of the resulting debris. Most complete tear-downs are done with large machinery. A backhoe crushes the building, scoops up the pieces and deposits them into a 30-yard dumpster. The full dumpster is hauled away and replaced with an empty one. Each dumpster may cost $500 or more.
Permits must be obtained before demolition can take place. If there is a mortgage the financer must be notified for permission. If you plan to rebuild make sure your new house is acceptable to the city and neighborhood association. Housing that deviates from the character of the neighborhood may not be allowed. Sometimes the amount of land the new construction will cover is restricted. Sometimes the height of the building is restricted. Some cities have lesser requirements for remodels than new construction. The new building might be considered a remodel if only one original wall is kept. You should check into all of these considerations before you start demolition.
I am suspicious, but not convinced.
Can anyone convince me?
Thanks for the answers so far. I am following your sources. Some clarification required, but I'll hold that until all sources are followed.
Still working on this. Very time consuming. I am close to convinced but taking time to research the profit motive of the engineers who investigated for the government. I hear that they belong to outfits that do extensive business with the government and I need to confirm that one way or the other.
I have seen that History Channel show before and find it to be a parroting of government propaganda. For example (and I could cite many), when they suggest there was no opportunity to plant explosives, the make no mention at all that President Bush's relatives were in charge of security at WTC (just one example). The information in that film is clearly cherry picked which is ironic because much of their argument accuses the conspiracy theorists of cheery picking. That History Channel film offers little substance to the debate. The History Channel is owned by the corporate controlled media – the same corporate media who doesn't inform us of any facts of 9/11 that don't look good for the government. I find it less than credible. It doesn't criticize the government all. The government definitely deserves some criticism for the events of 9/11, if for no other reason for gross incompetence.
What would be helpful is for someone to provide a rebuttal – by INDEPENDENT scientists, not tied to the government, corporate, media or FEMA, to the hypotheses of the Architects and Engineers for 9/11 truth, as described in this film:
9/11 Blueprint for truth – the architecture of destruction
Can anyone provide such independent rebuttal for that? If so, please also provide the names of the engineers for me to research.
Like half of the people who answered, I am convinced now, thanks to some of the sources provided here and other research. I have been working on this around the clock for several days, not counting many hours spent before I asked the question. I was already highly skeptical of the government's "pancake collapse" theory and a couple of new things clinched that for me. One was seeing the pictures of the towers under construction to clearly see how the columns were arranged, and to compare that to the government's misrepresentation of the columns to support the pancake collapse. To say that the "pancake collapse" theory is ridiculous is an understatement. A picture tells a thousand words.
Demolition evidence notwithstanding, all of the elements of a crime are present: motive, opportunity, evidence and gain. The evidence would hold up in a court of law. We send men to death row on much weaker evidence. I also see plenty of money available for cover-up – $2.3 billion reported mi
… Missing from the Pentagon budget reported Rumsfeld Sept 10 plus the staggering sums made due to insider trading immediately before 9/11. Further, the alleged "criminal" has a history of similar crimes. I see absolutely no possibility that the explosives could have been planted by the terrorists without detection. It had to be government or government insiders.
People like Bobbi and Das_Spinkel certainly "appear" reasonable, don't they? I mean, surely It would be "impossible" to set up enough explosives to bring the WTC down, right? And of course jet fuel burns like a "welding torch," right? Hmmmm……actually, this is what I call "NEAR SIGHTED DENIABILITY." They present a case that appears rational, but only because they have either omitted or are unaware of certain pertinent truths which are essential.
For instance, Das_Spinklel is suggesting that even if there was a plan to use controlled demolitions on the WTC, it would be impossible to set them up without arousing suspicion. He is saying that there was no opportunity. If we are talking about Muslim Terrorists here, then yes, I would have to agree with him. In fact, there is no way on Earth that Al-Qaeda could have slipped past security and set up enough thermite demolitions to roast a marshmallow let alone the Twin Towers.
However, if you consider the possibility that people in our own Government used demolitions on the WTC, then yes, there was a HUGE opportunity.
If you wanted to blow up a building, you would have to somehow get by the security of the building, right? Except in this case, the government didn't have to "get by them." Who was in charge of Security at the WTC? A company called 'Securacom.' And who is the Principle owner of Securacom? MARVIN P. BUSH, George W. Bush's younger brother!!! Who was the CEO in 2001? One of his cousins!! Read about that here:
Several weeks before 9/11, employees reported odd maintenance details and whole floors that were blocked off for remodeling. They also reported seeing men with large spools of cable throughout this period. A week before 9/11, Securacom pulled the K9 dog units out of the building without explanation. These dog units were originally stationed at the WTC to sniff out explosives. A bit suspicious don't you think. Thats not all though! Right before 9/11, WTC employees reported unprecedented power outages throughout the buildings, meaning the buildings security systems were completely down! Learn more in this video:
Bobbi's scenario of the Twin Towers collapse is completely implausible given the laws of physics, and even NIST, the group that is payed BY THE GOVERNMENT to explain away the inconsistencies of the official story, ADMITS that the pancake theory is wrong.
The official story claims that the impact of the planes and the fire from the Jet Fuel heated the Steel Core columns of the WTC until they softened and collapsed. Under the laws of physics, Jet fuel CANNOT soften or melt fireproofed steel like that of the WTC. Jet Fuel is made mostly of Kerosene, which burns very quickly when fueling an explosion, and burns at around 1200 degrees F. NIST and others have claimed that it burns at 1800 degrees F, but this is only in PERFECT conditions (meaning a sterile lab). Steel core columns fireproofed with asbestos like those in the WTC DO NOT MELT unless exposed to long periods of 2500 to 2800 degree heat! This is a fact of physics, and irrefutable. Therefore, something else must have melted those columns. NIST and Popular Mechanics claim that the steel was not melted but "weakened" enough to give way. Unfortunately for them, the steel was not weakened, IT WAS MELTED.
NIST violently denies the existence of MOLTEN STEEL during the cleanup. They do this because the existence of Molten Steel is proof that Thermite Demolitions were used to bring down the towers. They have attempted to suppress any information on this Molten Steel that was seen by dozens of firefighters and clean-up crew. They think they've done a good job, but I have the proof of molten steel right here in a CNN on site report:
Notice that they point to the Molten "Meteorite" on camera and say "THIS IS MOLTEN STEEL," and many of these molten meteorites were found during cleanup, which means NIST and Popular Mechanics has been LYING to the American public. For a deeper explanation, read this:
In order for the the buildings to collapse completely at near free fall speed into their own footprint as they did, all the steel core columns would have to have melted simultaneously. Never in the history of Modern Fireproofed Buildings has this ever happened due to fire. And yet, on 9/11, it happened three times! That's right, I said three!
Many "debunkers" will claim that even though Jet Fuel cannot melt fireproofed steel, the buildings were so weakened by the impact of the planes, that it didn't matter. First, the Engineers of the WTC themselves stated that the buildings were designed to take the impact of a Boeing 707 at 600 mph! The 707 is very similar in size to the 767.
Secondly, WTC Building 7 was not hit by an airplane at all, and yet it collapsed at near freefall speed into its own foot print due to fire like the others. Here is an example of a Steel Building (The Windsor Tower) on fire, versus the WTC 7 on fire. Notice that the first building burns for 15 Hours and does not collapse:
Debunkers will claim that the Windsor Tower was mostly Concrete, and that is why it didn't collapse. This is false. The Windsor Towers main support came from its Fireproofed Steel Core Columns, just like the WTC:
The top floors of the Windsor Tower weren't even Fireproofed, and still it did not fall.
So then, why did WTC 7 collapse after 5 hours into its own footprint at near free fall speed?
Remember your physics now, even if there was generator fuel inside WTC 7 as officials claim, it is IMPOSSIBLE for it to melt the fireproofed steel. PERIOD. Something else would have to melt the steel. Many steel building Architects have come forward to speak out on 9/11. There is a video symposium below by Architect Richard Gage on why 9/11 could only have been an "inside job."
No one has presented a scientifically plausible theory for the collapse of the WTC other than Controlled Demolition.
Also, I defy anyone to explain the molten steel and the 2800 F heat found in the wreckage of the WTC using solid science. If NIST can't do it, and the 9/11 Commission ignored it, then the official story is a sham. Period. And, Controlled Demolition must be officially investigated.
I own a house in Eastern MA, about 1 hour north of Boston. The house is a gut job. I will do the demolition myself. The house has two apartments, about 1400 s.f. Each. They have 3 br, kitchen, 1 bath, living room, dining room. Does anyone know how much it would cost to wire the entire apartment? There are decent breaker boxes in the basement, and the service looks to be OK (100 amps each apartment). The house is old and has had some wiring replaced but I poked a hole in the wall and there is some old knob and tube wiring. The house will have the interior gutted, so wiring should be fast.
Thanks in advance.
There is no way any respectable electrician can give you a accurate price with out looking at the job first. Too many things involved, such a labor rates where you live, supplies, permits, how hard it will actually be to work it. I would bite the bullet and upgrade them both to 200 amp 42 circuit panels if I was you. Its not that much more and you will have all the power you will ever need. You are talking a electrician or two maybe a helper as well. I would think $80.00 to $150 per hour plus supplies. Get 3 estimates make sure they are licensed and insured.
What is the difference between controlled demolition and selective demolition? I was wondering.
Controlled Demolition: Using explosive or non-explosive techniques to bring down structures without risk to personnel or damage to the surrounding structures or properties. The fall is controlled and contained within a predefined perimeter.
Selective Demolition: Demolition can include, but is not limited to, the removal of exterior/interior equipment, walls, floors and ceilings. It is the dismantlement of a specific structure or equipment that does not involve bringing down the entire structure. It is sometimes called "strip-out".
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I need a detailed report on each step taken during the demolition and the building(fabrication) of crude oil tanks onshore.
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If the home is to be demolished, does it still have to be cleaned/cleared out, or can they just demo the house around everything and haul it all off?
Also, the two structures on the property are just under 4000 sq ft, made mainly of stucko, wood, concrete and brick. Any rough ideas of what we might be looking at for demo costs?
House can be demolished with everything in it.
Need to test for asbestos containing materials.
Budget $20,000 to $30,000 dollars for demolition
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I'm looking for someplace online to find information about demolition services. Any ideas?
I've found that Http://nadc1.com is a good source of information about demolition. I would check that site out. I've found it to be useful.
My kitchen recently suffered flood damage, it was estimated that it will cost over £9200 to rectify.
I sent away the quote to my insurers 'The Norwich Union', and have just received a reply, stating that because I had an extension built on my home, it is underinsured, and therefore I am only entitled to £6300.
After the loss adjudicator visited us, to check the damage, she measured the rooms and then wrote to me, explaining that the house was underinsured, and stated how much we should be paying in the future. The next day I visited the Insurers offices and payed my new balance for the rest of the year. Nothing was mentioned about a previous deficit.
I have never claimed from my insurance before, and I'm wondering if they are trying to pull a fast one.
Has anybody else experienced anything like this before?
I need some advice please.
You have my sympathy but unfortunately the Norwich Union buildings policy clearly states that:
"At all times the sum insured must be at least equal to the full cost of rebuilding the buildings to the same specification, including an amount for removing debris, demolition costs and architects’ and surveyors’ fees."
So I'm sorry to say that if you didn't insure your house for enough or you altered the house thus increasing the rebuild cost without telling them, yes they can pro rate down your claim.
E.g. If you insured the building for 70,000 and the actual sum should have been 100,000 you only get paid 70% of any claim. Harsh I know especially since this is obviously an honest mistake on your part, but that's the law.
One thing you can do (and I suggest you do) is to check their sums yourself.
The Association of British Insurers has a sum insured calculator on their website . It's free and Norwich Union will accept the numbers it gives (they have to really) link below, obviously you have to take care to get the data right, but it's not too tricky.
What I would do is perform the calculation on what your house is like now and compare that to what NU are saying. It should be the same (or close at least) if it isn't I'd raise the issue with NU.
Nobody will say anything about a previous 'defecit', as technically you are free to underinsure your house if you want to save money on premiums. You don't owe them any additional premium for previous years.
Sorry you're having all this aggro, I've long since thought that they should make this clearer to people and put a link to the ABI site next to the 'sum insured' box on the quote form.
How is the price of concrete demolition and removal figured? I want to have the floor of a demolished garage removed.
I am based in K.C. And I figure my demo cost by the sq. Ft. Since the structure around it is already removed my prices would be 5.00 a sq.ft. Plus disposal cost and license fees (if required). When you do hire a contractor be sure to check for water and gas line schematics,these are registered with you codes office or the builder/architect.ALWAYS hire a licensed and insured contractor!