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Scaffolding Safety Measures: What You Need to Know

Security when using scaffolding is very important. After all, you’re working high above the ground and that can mean some serious risks. Every contractor has the responsibility to ensure that their workers are following safety protocols. If you’re not sure what exactly should be done to protect people with scaffolding, besides the usual safety equipment,…

Are Bespoke Scaffolding Designs Worth the Money?

For most building projects, a regular scaffold will work very well and get the job completed. However, in some cases, the building or project is just too complex and requires a little extra planning. This is where bespoke scaffolds come into play. If you have a complex building with different design element, you need a…

How Were the Ancient Pyramids Built?

The Egyptian pyramids are one of the most fascinating man-made structures in the world, with the Great Pyramids of Giza being the oldest and largest pyramids to date and one of the seven wonders of the world. More than 4,000 years after they were thought to have been built, the pyramids still retain their majesty,…

Three Commercial Uses For Scaffolding

Scaffolding is a complex and specially designed construction of metal pipes and tubes, which is primarily used to support structures. Commonly seen on domestic properties, such as those having a loft conversion installed or extension, they are also used on commercial sites for various reasons. Read on to learn how scaffolding is utilised for commercial…

Five of the Tallest Buildings in the World

Amazing architecture is found all over the world, breaking boundaries and creating unique structures that tower our skylines. Thanks to the improvements in modern engineering, buildings keep growing and evolving, giving us magnificent skyscrapers. Read on, to learn more about five of the tallest buildings in the world. Burj Khalifa – 2,716 feet Since 2009,…

Three of the Most Amazing Shopping Malls in the World

For many, heading to the local shopping centre is a common way of spending the weekend, picking up some new clothes, grabbing a bite to eat or even just having a browse. But, around the world, some shopping malls have taken it to the next level, going bigger and better than anything you’d find in…

Top Winter Safety Tips for Scaffolders

As the mornings are starting to get colder, it’s easy to start getting excited for the cosy autumn and winter seasons; whether you have started putting together your Christmas plans, or you have stocked up on plush blankets and hot chocolate, there are a range of activities that you can explore to get into the…

When Must a Scaffold be Inspected?

Scaffolding can be extremely useful in construction and is used to ensure that workers remain safe when working at height. No matter the size of the project or the scope of the construction work required, scaffolds are complicated installations that need to be designed and installed by specialists. Once the scaffold has been erected, it…