On any major project, scaffolding costs will be a primary expense and you will need to consider whether your scaffolding costs might be reduced if you hire in.
Be aware that scaffolding firms may be able to hire scaffolding poles out to you at very low cost.
Scaffolding costs can be greatly reduced if you 'do it yourself' - however, be warned that if anyone other than yourself uses the scaffolding you will have to ensure that all the current scaffolding regulations, especially with regard to safety, are adhered to - otherwise your scaffolding costs could be more than just financial.
Independent scaffolding is a supported scaffold consisting of a platform(s) resting on cross beams (bearers) supported by ledgers and a double row of uprights independent of support.
Scaffolding companies are beginning to use light prefabricated equipment to make a job less labour intensive.
It is important to start dismantling the scaffolding as soon as the job's finished.
A system scaffolding construction can incorporate varying distances between legs for maximum flexibility.
Scaffolding costs will be greatly reduced if you use self-build aluminum towers that will clip themselves together.
Take time to research the scaffold company you propose to use to ensure that it will meet all of your needs.
Mobile scaffolding is great for ease of maintenance and light assembly.
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