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Top Tips for Planning a Successful Construction Project

Every construction project is different, but one thing remains the same across the board: each one, no matter how big or small, requires careful planning and organisation to ensure that the project runs seamlessly. Whether it’s a small extension on a domestic home or a multi-million pound project for a big client, the planning process…

Scaffolding Safety: The Do’s and Don’ts in Construction

A scaffold is very useful to have when carrying out a construction project. Whether you’re carrying out some simple roof maintenance or you’re working on repairs on a high-rise building, scaffolding is a practical solution to ensure that you stay safe while working at height. While scaffolding is designed to provide sufficient support and enhanced…

Four Loft Conversion Ideas

A loft conversion is a great way to add some extra space to your home. If your loft is simply used as a dumping ground for all of your junk and unused possessions, you may find yourself wondering how you can make best use of this space. Below, we take a look at four loft…

Seasonal Scaffolding Safety Tips: Spring and Summer

Health and safety is a priority, particularly for those working within the construction industries. From using tricky equipment and dangerous machinery to climbing precarious structures and working at height, many accidents and injuries can occur. Everyone is at risk when working at height too, and this is especially relevant for those working with scaffolding. In…

Seasonal Scaffolding Safety Tips: Autumn and Winter

When it comes to working on scaffolding, it can be rewarding – the job is mainly outdoors, the views can be great and you get to watch a building project progress first-hand. However, working at height can be dangerous and there are many health and safety issues that come with working with scaffolding. In this…

Railway Systems of the World

Let’s be honest – who doesn’t love a good train journey? Of course, we’re talking about off-peak times, where you can sit by the window and watch picturesque scenery pass you by, rather than a typical commuters train, packed in like sardines trying not to elbow your neighbour in the eye. Either way, our railway…

How to Design Buildings: A Look at a Career in Architecture

When walking in the heart of your hometown or exploring a new city in Europe, you’re bound to come across a building that catches your eye. Whether it’s unique like Gaudi’s Sagrada Familia, regal like Wren’s St Paul’s Cathedral or striking like Gehry’s Walt Disney Concert Hall, many young people dream of creating a masterpiece…

Brief History of Wild West Railroads

The “Wild West” is arguably one of the most fascinating time periods in American history, where certain areas of the country were untamed and its people were labelled as cowboys, outlaws, Native Americans, lawmen, Pinkertons or pioneers. These pioneers helped create the railroad of America and considered its birth to bring the end of the…

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…