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Reusing material of old demolished house to construct a new house

Tue May 01, 2012Total posts : 1
pankaj sharma
pankaj sharma
Join date: Apr 2011
Topic: Reusing material of old demolished house to construct a new house

Dear friends, 
I am planning to construct a new house by demolishing my existing old house (42 yrs.old). Your valuable suggestion are required how to reuse good material of old house in construction of a new house. It will help for me a lot.
thanks
pankaj sharma
Tue May 01, 2012Post  #1
S L Gupta (Civil Engg)
S L Gupta (Civil Engg)

Join date: Mar 2008

Dear Sharma

               At the time of dismenteling the old house, take care that all the usable items shold be removed safely.In general in the old house there are wooden batten, if they are in good condition than can be used for making frames of door and windows. The old bricks can be used after scraping and washing. The broken bricks can be used as brick bats for foundation and debris can be used for filling under floor to raise the floor level. 

 

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