Use the jack hammer on the top and the risers. Try making cuts with the cold chisel or the 4-inch saw blade to help weaken the concrete and keep hitting in the same spot. This will weaken and eventually break the concrete. Keep at it and you will eventually get the steps down to the foundation.
How to Remove Concrete Steps?
Removing concrete steps can be a tricky job, especially if you’re not experienced in construction. It requires knowledge of the right tools, safety measures, and the right steps to take. Here are some tips on how to remove concrete steps safely and efficiently.
First, inspect the steps and make sure they are in good condition and won’t cause any further damage. Look for cracks, loose mortar, and other signs of deterioration. If the steps are in bad shape, it’s best to start fresh with new ones.
Next, you’ll need to calculate the size of the steps you plan to remove. This will help you determine the number of blocks needed to break away the steps. If the steps are made of concrete, you’ll need to use a jackhammer to break them away. If the steps are made of brick or stone, you’ll need to use a chisel and hammer to break them away.
Once you’ve determined the size of the steps you’ll need to remove, it’s time to get to work. Wear protective gear such as safety glasses and gloves to protect yourself from any flying debris. Begin by removing the mortar between the steps and