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If a renovator removes less than six square feet of crown molding, is that considered demolition? Does it matter whether the molding will be discarded, replaced with new molding, or reinstalled?

Answer: It depends on how the molding is removed.  If a renovation activity removes or otherwise disrupts a painted component in a way that destroys or ruins the component, the activity is a demolition.  

Question Number: 23002-18383

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