Demolition can be a fun part of home-remodeling, although clearing the rubble is less enjoyable. To get the job done efficiently, you need the right demolition tools. Take this quiz and see how to be destructive in a positive way.
What do you think is the one of the messiest parts of home renovation?
Is it always good to just swing that sledgehammer at the wall that needs to come down?
First of all, carefully consider all implications.
This is the fun part -- swing away.
Use a jackhammer, it's quicker.
What is a Pry Bar?
place to get information
tool used to pry things apart
electric separating tool
If you buy two crowbars, which would they be?
L-shaped crowbar and a large pry bar
lightweight aluminum S-shaped pry bar and a round crowbar
a flat pry bar and a medium S-shaped crowbar
What size should the crowbar be?
between 18 inches and 2 feet (46 to 61 centimeters)
12 inches (30 centimeters)
3 feet (92 centimeters)
Which other essential tool should accompany the crowbars?
a claw hammer
Faced with a demolition job, do you think only one hammer is necessary?
a mini-sledgehammer for everything
different hammers for different jobs
depends on permitted noise level
When is a full-sized sledgehammer absolutely essential?
What is a San Angelo Bar?
drinking place for demolition experts
long pry bar shaped like San Angelo
extremely heavy pry bar
When would you use a San Angelo Bar?
upper sections of walls
Just how heavy is a San Angelo Bar?
17 pounds (7.7 kilograms)
19 pounds (8.6 kilograms)
21 pounds (9.5 kilograms)
Why should you wear a hard hat (helmet)?
What safety purpose is served by work gloves?
keep your hands clean
protection from blisters
adhere to metal
Why would you wear a mask?
to filter dust
to maintain anonymity
required by law
What other basic household tool should you always have on hand?