Plans To Build Scaffolding

Plans To Build Scaffolding

Ever thought that it may be cheaper to buy your own scaffolding rather than rent it?

In Shanghai, bamboo scaffolding is used in most building construction projects.

Low prices from a scaffold companies may well mean that you will not get the service or safety that you require. However, this isn't always the case, but make sure that you research your scaffold companies carefully.

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.

Never use unstable objects such as bricks or boxes to support DIY scaffolding.

Be aware of all the health and safety regulations associated with construction scaffolding.

Scaffolding companies are beginning to use light prefabricated equipment to make a job less labour intensive.

It is crucial that proper inspection of scaffolding bars is carried out before and after their erection.

If you are working on a building that is adjacent to a public highway, then the safety of all highway users is of great importance.

There are a number of types of scaffolding, these include: Light duty scaffolding, H-frame scaffolding and multipurpose scaffolding.

Scaffolding Articles

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
Scaffolding For Sale
Scaffolding for Sale - Purchasing Advice

In this article we look at a number of considerations you'll need to take onboard before purchasing scaffolding.

  • 11th January, 2013
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 Boards
A Guide to Scaffolding Boards

A general guide to the use of scaffold boards including maintenance and safety tips.

  • 17th August, 2012
Buying Scaffolding

A look at what factors to consider when buying scaffolding.

  • 20th June, 2012
How to Erect Scaffolding

Make sure your scaffolding is erected correctly to ensure you finish the job efficiently and safely.

  • 21st June, 2012
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 Towers
A Guide to Scaffolding Towers

Whether your a builder, tradesman or DIY enthusiast scaffolding towers provide a safe platform to work at height.

  • 13th December, 2013
Secondhand Scaffolding
Cutting the Costs With Secondhand Scaffolding

Find out why using secondhand scaffolding can help make savings on your construction project.

  • 3rd August, 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