Property owners may wish to demolish structures on their land for several different reasons. Both commercial and individual clients may require our residential demolition services.

When performing demolition within residential communities, there are many factors to take into consideration. Industry regulations have been put in place to ensure minimal disruption and impact on neighbours and their properties. Total Demolition Brisbane is a fully licensed demolition contractor with a wealth of experience in performing such projects efficiently and professionally.






Expert Guide To Residential Demolition In Brisbane: Everything You Need To Know

residential demolition in BrisbanePlanning a residential demolition in Brisbane and overwhelmed by the process? We’ve been there too. With over a decade of industry experience, we are sharing an expert guide filled with practical, reliable advice.

Aimed to simplify your journey, this article covers everything from selecting Brisbane’s best demolition services to managing waste effectively. Ready for a smoother construction game? Let’s delve in.

Residential Demolition Services in Brisbane

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When it comes to residential demolition services in Brisbane, Total Demolition Brisbane stands out with our fast and efficient processes, prioritizing safety and accreditation.

Fast and Efficient Processes

At Total Demolition Brisbane, our name says it all. We pride ourselves on offering an unmatched house demolition experience that is not only fast but also highly efficient. All this hinges on our over a decade of operational expertise in the industry and a seasoned team committed to delivering excellent results within set timelines.

Whether it’s for residential properties, high-rise apartments, commercial demolitions or asbestos removal, we understand that time is a crucial resource hence never compromise on quick project completion without cutting corners.

Thanks to our advanced equipment and world-class standard procedures, you can always count on us for timely delivery even when navigating complex projects under tight deadlines.

Our process of demolition is as follows:

  1. Obtain a demolition permit through a building certifier.
  2. Disconnect services – power, water and gas and erect temporary fencing.
  3. Remove all asbestos materials prior to demolition.
  4. Structural demolition using heavy machinery.
  5. Load out waste into trucks – Separation of waste materials into their classes i.e. wood, metal, concrete, misc waste etc.
  6. Track roll the site and leave it in a presentable state once finished.

Safety and Accreditation

We at Total Demolition Brisbane proudly hold the highest standards of safety and accreditation. As a fully certified demolition contractor, we are licensed by the Department of Environment & Science for transporting and disposing of waste during our operations.

This is a testament to our commitment not just towards human safety but also to sustainable waste disposal practices. Our impeccable record speaks volumes about our diligent adherence to rules set by Waste Management Australia and Workplace Safety Australia in all aspects from dust control to site runoff measures.

We understand your concern for the environment which is why each job site, big or small, is left clean and tidy post-completion following strict regulations. With temporary fencing, safety signs, and expert dust control mechanics in place along with an award-winning support team on call at 40704/50 Duncan St, West End; we ensure that each step taken on your property respects both the land and its inhabitants.

Types of Residential Demolition

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There are three main types of residential demolition: complete demolition, partial demolition, and interior strip-out.

Complete Demolition

At Total Demolition Brisbane, we provide a comprehensive complete demolition service. We go beyond just tearing down your residential properties in Brisbane. Our over a decade of experience have equipped us to undertake projects with expertise, ensuring quality performance and human safety.

Leveraging our high-end heavy demolition equipment and hydraulic attachments, we dismantle structures completely without affecting surrounding areas or causing any hazards. We adhere strictly to the standards set by Workplace Safety Australia and ensure that waste disposal is carried out sustainably as members of Waste Management Australia; certified by the Department of Environment & Science for responsible transportation and disposal of waste materials.

With us handling your complete demolition project, you’ll witness an outstanding job completed within deadlines while leaving the site spotless.

Partial Demolition

At Total Demolition Brisbane, we understand that not every demolition project requires a complete teardown. That’s where our expertise in partial demolition comes in. Whether you want to renovate just a portion of your property or remove specific structures, our team is here to help.

With our high-quality standards and attention to detail, we ensure that the job is done right.

Our experienced staff will work closely with you to determine the scope of the partial demolition and create a plan that suits your needs. From removing walls and flooring to dismantling specific areas, we have the knowledge and tools to efficiently handle any type of partial demolition project.

When it comes to safety, Total Demolition Brisbane takes no chances. We adhere strictly to workplace safety regulations and use certified documentation throughout the process. Our team also ensures that dust and noise are controlled during the demolition process, minimizing disruptions for you and your neighbours.

Interior Strip-Out

At Total Demolition Brisbane, we offer a specialized service known as interior strip-outs as part of our comprehensive residential demolition services in Brisbane. This involves the careful and efficient removal of internal structures and fixtures from your property, such as walls, tiles, ceilings, and carpets.

With over 32 years of experience in the industry, our team has the expertise to handle all types of interior strip-outs with precision and professionalism. We understand that each project is unique, which is why we tailor our approach to meet your specific requirements.

During an interior strip-out, we prioritize safety by conducting thorough risk assessments and following all necessary procedures and inspections. Our fully licensed and insured team ensures that all work is carried out in compliance with workplace safety standards.

Why Choose Brisbane’s Best Demolition Services

house demolitionAt Total Demolition Brisbane, we believe that our commitment to excellence sets us apart as Brisbane’s best demolition services. With over a decade of experience in the industry, we have gained a reputation for delivering fast and efficient residential demolitions.

As qualified demolition contractors and members of Waste Management Australia and Workplace Safety Australia, we prioritize safety and accreditation throughout every project.

When you choose Total Demolition Brisbane, you can trust that our team has the expertise to handle various types of demolitions. Whether it’s a complete demolition, partial demolition, or interior strip-out, we have the knowledge and equipment to get the job done right.

We understand the importance of proper waste management and have been licensed by the Department of Environment & Science for transporting and disposing of waste responsibly.

Our dedicated asbestos team ensures safe removal with their extensive experience in handling hazardous building materials. We take pride in controlling dust, and noise levels, and meeting deadlines on commercial projects while maintaining high standards in completing work promptly.

Customer satisfaction is at the heart of everything we do. Our professional staff communicates effectively throughout the entire demolition process to keep you informed every step of the way.

We offer competitive pricing for our services without compromising on quality or performance.

But don’t just take our word for it – read our positive customer reviews that speak volumes about our outstanding service. Property developers, builders, and homeowners rely on us because they know we deliver exceptional results time after time.

So when it comes to your residential demolition needs in Brisbane, choose Total Demolition Brisbane – where practical advice meets reliable service. Get an obligation-free quote today by giving us a call at (07) 3012 6702 or emailing

Let us show you why we are genuinely Brisbane’s best demolition services.


demolition siteIn conclusion, when it comes to residential demolition in Brisbane, Total Demolition Brisbane is the expert choice. With their fast and efficient processescommitment to safety and accreditation, and a wide range of demolition services including complete demolition, partial demolition, and interior strip-out, we are the go-to for all your demolition needs.

Trust Total Demolition Brisbane for exceptional service and quality workmanship every time.


1. Do I need a permit for residential demolition in Brisbane?

Yes, you will generally need to obtain a permit from the local council or relevant authorities before carrying out any residential demolition project in Brisbane. This ensures compliance with regulations and safety standards.

2. How long does the residential demolition process usually take?

The duration of a residential demolition project can vary depending on factors such as the size and complexity of the structure, site conditions, and any required asbestos removal. On average, it can take anywhere from a few days to several weeks to complete.

3. What are some common methods used in residential demolition?

Common methods used in residential demolition include mechanical demolition using excavators and machinery, manual dismantling by hand tools, controlled implosion for high-rise buildings (where permitted), and deconstruction for salvaging materials.

4. How much does residential demolition typically cost in Brisbane?

The cost of a residential demolition project can vary widely based on various factors such as the size of the structure, accessibility of the site, presence of hazardous materials like asbestos, and additional services needed (such as site clearing or waste disposal). Give us a call or fill out our contact form for accurate cost estimates specific to your project requirements.