I am trying to demo out 4 or 5 flights of stairs built with block. I have
gotten most of it out but about two or three steps 6' long or so. It is a
pain with sludge hammers, concrete chisels, etc. Would I be better off
finishing with a cut off saw or what? I don't want to deafen myself with a
jack hammer!! Any ideas would be greatly appreciated. Thanks. I have a
commercial rental place close by but they are probably $$$. Also I have to
cut through some rebar. What can I use that will do that? I have to buy a
new worm drive saw and mess it up with this demo stuff.
small self contained units that make much less noise than large
outdoor units run by remote compressors. In the past I have used a
self contained electrically powered one that had its own internal
compressor. (Don't get the purely electro-mechanical ones unless they
have been vastl improved which I doubt.) Knock the concrete off the
rebar and then use your circular saw with abrasive or diamond blade on
The 1 hr of jackhammer noise is better than the 8 hrs of labor
pounding with a sledge, IMHO.
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