Our aim is to help families muck and gut existing structures, allowing them to rebuild the structure that they called home before a storm. Unfortunately, this is not always an option for some families in areas devastated by the strong wind and water of a hurricane.
When the damage is beyond repair, the only safe option is to completely demolish a structure from the top down. This allows the family to safely add a new home to the site where the former home existed.
Demolition work requires painstaking removal and sorting of items into piles for reuse, removal, or recycling. Where possible, our teams find creative ways to safely down structures with damage beyond repair and make light work of the task at hand. Check out the video below of AmeriCorps Team River 4 downing a wall in a very short amount of time!
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