Build Your Own Scaffolding

Build Your Own Scaffolding

When finding a scaffolding company you will to decide exactly what you want from them in terms of service, safety and peace of mind.

By storing your scaffolding components close to your work area will help reduce distances over which loads have to be manually moved.

DIY scaffolding can be a cost effective alternative to using scaffolding professionals when all the correct procedures are followed.

Before you buy your own scaffolding it will pay you to do some research on the available types of scaffolding.

ALWAYS WARE A HARD HAT whenever you're erecting, dismantling or moving scaffolding.

It's impossible to erect a safe scaffold if the base rests on items like barrels, boxes, loose bricks, or concrete blocks.

There are three standard sizes of scaffolding boards, they are 63mm, 50mm, and 38mm.

Decide on the type of scaffolding you want to buy from the many types available.

Only apply for jobs in scaffolding with companies that adhere to the rules of the workplace and current legislation.

Overall, scaffolding costs, like any other construction cost, will vary from project to project and whether you hire out or do it yourself.

Scaffolding Articles

Rolling Scaffolding
The Lowdown on Rolling Scaffolding

Rolling scaffolding is a highly versatile mobile working platform popular with tradesman and DIY enthusiasts alike.

  • 26th December, 2013
Scaffolding Regulations
Scaffolding Regulations

Not only are scaffolding regulations important to follow they are also a legal requirement.

  • 26th October, 2012
Hiring Scaffolding
Cutting the Costs by Hiring Scaffolding

Scaffolding is a vital requirement for any construction project. Unfortunately, scaffolding is not cheap! Find out more about the the ins and outs of hiring your own scaffolding, which of course, is the less costly option.

  • 16th April, 2013
Cheap Scaffolding
Questions to Ask When Looking for Cheap Scaffolding

What to ask to ensure you get the best quality scaffolding product at the cheapest possible price.

  • 4th January, 2013
Aluminum Scaffolding
How Aluminum Scaffolding is Used in Construction

Aluminum is strong, durable and lightweight making it an ideal material for scaffolding.

  • 18th September, 2012
Taking Scaffolding Courses

Find out how you can benefit from taking a scaffolding course.

  • 20th June, 2012
Scaffolding Training Offers Multiple Benefits

Discover how scaffolding training can be a plus for employees and employers who work with scaffolding.

  • 18th June, 2012
Jobs in Scaffolding

What to keep in mind when looking for a job in scaffolding.

  • 23rd June, 2012
Scaffolding Inspection
What is Covered by a Scaffolding Inspection?

Before scaffolding can be used an inspection must be carried out by a qualified inspector. So what exactly is covered during an inspection?

  • 10th October, 2013
Scaffolding Services
Scaffolding Services - What Can They Offer Me?

It's always a good idea to find out what services you can expect from scaffolding companies before hiring.

  • 14th December, 2013