Setting Up Scaffolding

Setting Up Scaffolding

Scaffolds are erected of easily assembled structures of steel or timber.

Try putting an add in the wanted notices in you local hardware stores if you want to buy used scaffolding.

A few Internet sites that both sell and rent scaffolding have estimator tools. These tools enable you to design the scaffolding for your particular needs and project and then tell you what would be needed for your design.

Anyone planning to use portable scaffolding should be trained by a properly qualified person.

Be careful not to mix any scaffolding components that are not designed to be compatible.

If you a planning any alterations outside the system scaffolding manufacture or suppliers guidelines, it should be designed by an experienced and knowledgeable person.

Hanging bracket scaffolds may have horizontal structures that are supported by the floors of the building or other edifice under construction or repair.

The standard scaffold board will have a maximum length of 3.9 meters and width of 225mm.

Bamboo scaffolding is very popular in Hong Kong. Surprisingly, buildings up to fifty stories in height can be seen covered in a complex structure of bamboo scaffolding.

Make sure that you buy scaffolding that is appropriate for the task.

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