Situated centrally in Orange County along Interstate 5, SoCal Removal excels in addressing challenges like toxic mold and emergency fire damage cleanups. Our expertise begins with a job-site meeting, whether at your residence, rental property, or business, ensuring on-time project completion.
Andre Abajian, with over a decade of certification by IICRC and ACAC in mold, structural water damage drying, and indoor air quality, leads our mold testing services. Using advanced tools and lab analysis, he assesses mold spores or colonies in your indoor air. For asbestos, lead, or hazardous material testing, we can either refer you or handle the assignment through a licensed firm, adhering to EPA federal guidelines.

Whether you need a home or commercial building demolished for a new development or asbestos and lead abatement services, SoCal Removal has you covered. Our involvement in structural building demolitions ranges from large-scale projects, such as removing century-old homes and a two-million-gallon steel reclaimed water reservoir holding tank, to smaller tasks like wood gazebo patio removals.
Safety is our priority in determining and addressing hazards in construction projects, ensuring successful completion. SoCal Removal is not limited to large-scale demolitions; we cater to projects of all sizes, including simple tasks like front or backyard wood gazebo patio removals. Connect with or contract SoCal Removal today for comprehensive property damage repair and construction services.

In the final phases of property damage repair, precision in paint coating application is crucial. SoCal Removal typically sources paint from Dunn Edwards, and for floors, we have partnerships with hardwood and tile flooring material suppliers across Orange County. Specializing in skilled stone tile shower installations, we collaborate with subcontractors as needed, ensuring the best fit for each construction project. If you’re considering relocating gas water heaters for your home or business, we can facilitate the process with city permitting and adherence to local building codes.

What paperwork will I need to sign to hire SoCal Removal for construction services?

Depending on the construction services scope, expect to sign a standard home improvement contract, work
authorization agreement and a customer communication form. If you are a large general contractor, city, municipality or federal
government liaison, SoCal Removal may need to sign your contract obtain contractor performance bonding.

How many business days does it take to dry my water damaged flooded home or office?

SoCal Removal can respond to your emergency flooded property restoration at any time. If your flood
occurred within the past 24 hours, typically SoCal Removal brings your salvageable building materials to
a dry standard within 24-72 hours by means of physical extraction followed by the use of dehumidification and air movers to promote further evaporation. When
salvageable wood frame members or other building materials that are not so porous get wet for extended periods, drying time may be doubled due to the length of exposure and permeability of the building material.

Will SoCal Removal work with my insurance company to receive maximum payment?

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My Home Owners Association can be quite difficult. What involvement will SoCal have in dealing with Association permits and planning?

We work well with HOAs. Generally there is little need for concern since any issues such as debris removal, are generally handled within 24 hours or in the utmost timely fashion while maintaining proper engineering controls and safety.

Is there a minimum cost for SoCal Removal to become involved?

Give SoCal Removal a call to discuss the project. Costs vary widely depending upon need and SoCal
prides itself in the accuracy of its proposal.

What geographic areas does SoCal Removal work within?

SoCal Removal is based primarily in Orange County with a great location close to 5 and 405 interstate highways.
The goal of SoCal Removal is to provide a fast response and dependable construction services.  Our focus is Orange County, CA.

Will SoCal Removal be there 24/7 for emergency repairs? What is the typical response time?

Of course, SoCal Removal will be there when needed and feasible. Typical response time in So Orange County is an
hour. For North County it’s about 2 hours.  Call for details.Of course, SoCal Removal will be there when needed and feasible. Typical response time in So Orange County is an
hour. For North County it’s about 2 hours.  Call for details.

What are some of the neighborhoods you have worked in recently?

SoCal Removal has provided direct service to individuals residing at all Orange County, California cities. Recent contracted completions include Mission Viejo, Laguna Beach, Tustin, Aliso Viejo, Laguna Woods, Mission Viejo, Laguna Hills and Irvine to name a few. If it's in the OC, we’ve been there!

Although a difficult question to answer what is the typical cost of a bath and kitchen remodel completed by SoCal Removal?

This is indeed a difficult question to answer requiring an onsite visit and a meeting of the minds. The estimate will reflect your
selected material grades and will be much more accurate than a general quote from this web site. SoCal
Removal will construct the specified rooms to your specific materials within your budget.

Again, a difficult question what is the average time for completion of a bath and kitchen remodel?

The time frame will be reflected in the estimate provided by SoCal Removal. Rest assured you will be
kept up to date with our schedule. SoCal Removal prides itself on being on schedule and budget.

What references can SoCal Removal supply?

References include residential home owners, small businesses owners. Inquire within.

How long has SoCal Removal been in business? Is it in its original location?

Andre, the Owner, has been involved with the construction industry in excess of 15 years. Andre branched out on his own in
2012 and opened SoCal Removal. He is a second generation contractor starting out with his Dad, whom comes from the plywood manufacturing industry overseas as a child.

What other services other than residential does SoCal Removal provide?

SoCal Removal will handle any renovation, rehabilitation, or demolition. Whether it be a city block in
Yorba Linda or the demolition of a metal reclaimed water tank/tower SoCal Removal has the expertise and equipment.

When demolishing structures, what is a confined space and how does it affect my project?

A confined space is an area or workplace which has limited access and egress for getting in and out
safely. A special permit must be obtained for such work environments. Confined spaces not only are
dangerous but also a hazard to laborers with limited air exchanges and potential exposure to unhealthy
gases. Safety harnesses and breathing apparatuses are worn at all times. All technicians and laborers
must be certified and a lifeguard is typically nearby keeping a watch on those in the high danger zone.

What specific demolition and abatement services does SoCal Removal offer in compliance with local regulations?
SoCal Removal specializes in Southern California demolition, including residential, commercial, and industrial structures. Our services encompass asbestos abatement, mold removal, and lead-based paint mitigation, ensuring full adherence to state and local regulations.
How does SoCal Removal navigate the stringent asbestos regulations in California during demolition projects?

California has rigorous asbestos regulations. SoCal Removal meticulously follows guidelines set by the South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) and the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA) to guarantee safe asbestos removal and disposal.

Can SoCal Removal guide clients through the complex permitting process specific to Southern California?
Absolutely. We have a deep understanding of local permitting processes, including those governed by agencies like the California Environmental Protection Agency (CalEPA) and local air quality management districts. We streamline the process for our clients.
How does SoCal Removal handle lead-based paint abatement in accordance with California regulations?
Our lead-based paint abatement processes align with guidelines outlined by the California Department of Public Health (CDPH). We employ certified lead-based paint professionals and implement safe removal and disposal practices.
What measures does SoCal Removal take to meet seismic retrofitting requirements in earthquake-prone Southern California?

Recognizing the seismic risks in the region, we prioritize projects that comply with local ordinances, including seismic retrofitting where necessary. Our team is well-versed in California Building Code requirements.

Can SoCal Removal provide examples of successful projects adhering to the South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) rules on dust control during demolition?

Certainly. We have a proven track record of successful projects with stringent dust control measures, complying with SCAQMD Rule 403 and Rule 1186 to minimize air quality impacts during demolition activities.

How does SoCal Removal address mold remediation in accordance with guidelines from the California Department of Public Health (CDPH)?

Our mold remediation practices align with CDPH guidelines, ensuring thorough inspections, proper containment, and effective removal to protect occupants and comply with California mold regulations.

Does SoCal Removal use eco-friendly practices for waste disposal in line with California's commitment to environmental sustainability?

Yes, we prioritize eco-friendly waste disposal methods, including recycling materials when possible. Our practices align with California's waste reduction and sustainability goals outlined by CalRecycle.

Can SoCal Removal provide documentation of training and certifications in compliance with the Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response Act (AHERA)?
Absolutely. Our team holds AHERA certifications, demonstrating our commitment to maintaining high industry standards and ensuring the safe handling of asbestos-containing materials.
How does SoCal Removal stay abreast of local regulatory updates and advancements in the Southern California demolition and abatement industry?
We actively participate in industry associations and undergo continuous training to stay informed about local regulatory changes, including updates from agencies such as the California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) and the California Air Resources Board (CARB).

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