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Why You Need a Scaffold Design

At first glance, scaffolding looks fairly simple. You have a basic structure and boards to create platforms for people to stand on. Why would you need a custom design package for your structure? There are plenty of factors that affect the scaffold structure you plan to use, so you have to ensure that these factors…

What You Need to Know About Scaffolding Companies

Not all scaffolding companies are the same. They each come with their own experts and areas of expertise, but if you want one that you can use for every project, you’ll need to find scaffolding contractors who are able to adjust to the task at hand and design custom structures for whatever project you’ll be…

Scaffolding Safety on Construction Sites

When you’re working on a construction site, safety is a big concern. This is particularly true when it comes to taller buildings where you need to incorporate scaffolding. Unfortunately, scaffolding accidents are on the rise, which means even more care needs to be taken when moving to higher levels. The majority of scaffolding accidents are…

Scaffolding Prices Directly Linked to Safety

The last thing you want to worry about when managing a building project is someone getting hurt. However, it happens all the time and in 2018, scaffolding accidents in the UK shot up by more than a quarter from the previous year. The sudden jump in accidents and injuries has caused a bit of a…

Scaffolding Load Types: Which Do You Need?

There are several types of scaffolding available to construction teams, but today we’re looking at the load type. You can have a light load scaffolding, medium load, or heavy load. What do those terms mean, exactly? How do they impact the cost and design of the scaffolding structure? Light Load Scaffolding Light duty scaffolding is…

How to Choose a Scaffolding Company

Whether you are working on your own home or managing a construction site, if you need scaffolding services, where do you go? A quick search online will turn up dozens of companies that are offering their services, so finding the right one is essential. The question is: How do you know you’re choosing the right…

The Information That You Need To Give Your Scaffolding Contractor

To ensure the smooth and efficient running of your scaffolding project, it is imperative that you give in-depth and relevant information to your scaffolding contractor. Here are the main points to consider when gathering this information. Project Type Scaffolding companies will need to know what type of project it is before agreeing to the job.…

Scaffolding Companies And The Environment: How To Become Greener

Over the past few decades, the world has been waking up to the injuries that our civilization has been inflicting on the health of our planet. Through scientific evidence, government policies and greater awareness, people and businesses are making changes that can hopefully offset the worst of the damage – and the construction industry is…

How To Stay Safe When Scaffolding In Winter

Scaffolding is a job that always brings with it a number of health and safety dangers which must be minimised. Winter, however, is a season where you need to take additional care as there are a number of different weather-related factors that can increase scaffolding working hazards. The Additional Risks To Consider Poor weather Bad…

Five Of 2019’s Biggest Construction Projects

There are countless construction sites across the world where buildings and infrastructure like houses, dams, office blocks, roads and railways are being built. Here are five of the largest ones currently being built! 1. The Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge Spanning China’s Pearl River Delta, the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge is set to be the world’s longest bridge…