If you are planning to erect scaffolding and feel that it might cause an obstruction it may be a good idea to contact a local scaffolding company for advice.
On surfaces such a hard concrete it's possible to use scaffolding without base plates. However, it is recommended to always use base plates.
The width of the boards will always determine the width of the scaffolding structure. It is recommended that the width scaffolding should be no less than 600mm. A four board scaffold would be 870mm.
A good scaffolding rental company will be able to give you an exact date when the scaffolding will be delivered, and will also agree to give you a guarantee that if they do not deliver on the correct day you will receive some financial compensation.
Do not take up boards, move handrails or remove ties from independent scaffolding to gain access for work.
If you a planning any alterations outside the system scaffolding manufacture or suppliers guidelines, it should be designed by an experienced and knowledgeable person.
A conventional scaffolding system will be made of a number of sections which are stacked up to build a framework to a desired height.
Finding a scaffolding company that you can trust is very important when buying scaffolding, to ensure that you are buying a good quality product.
NEVER use scaffolding components that are damaged.
Scaffolding costs could rocket if you are hiring scaffolding and your project becomes delayed.
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.
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