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How long does it take to become a scaffolder?

We may be biased, but we believe that local scaffolders are the heroes of the construction industry. Whether you’re a builder working on a house extension or a roofer tackling a tricky roof repair, you’re almost guaranteed to require the services of a specialist scaffolding business at some point. Skilled construction workers have become more…

Five Safety Tips For Erecting Scaffolding

If you and your team of builders are contracted to work at height, whether you’re dealing with roof repairs or house extensions, you’ll be expected to provide and put up the necessary scaffolding. Of course, you must undergo the relevant training before working with scaffolding, but it doesn’t stop there. Keeping yourself up-to-date with safety…

To Use Scaffolding or Not?: What You Need to Know

From the domestic to the commercial, if you’re having building work done on a roof or tall building then the first question is how to carry it out as safely and efficiently as possible. Some cases come down to a matter of opinion, but individuals need to be aware of the law and when scaffolding…

Staying Safe with Scaffolding this Winter

The weather may be a lot cooler and the nights drawing in earlier, but that doesn’t mean building work halts just because winter is approaching. Projects still need to be completed in all weathers, but the winter cold, ice and rain presents its own set of challenges. Of course, during any building project you want…

Safe Scaffolding Is All About Design

Scaffolding, like everything else, has undergone tremendous development in the past few years and for maximum stability and strength, scaffolding needs to be of the right design. Large civil engineering projects and developments demand a customised scaffolding solution and at DH Scaffold Services, we are a scaffold company that specialises in bespoke scaffolding services that…

Key Considerations When Choosing a Scaffolding Company

If you are doing any sort of renovation work or new project builds which require scaffolding, it is important to pick a company who satisfies your needs. There are numerous scaffolders who offer both domestic and commercial services, but like in any industry, you’ll find some provide a higher quality of service than others. Here…

Bespoke Scaffolding Solutions from Design to Completion

Every single building project has scaffolding requirements and large construction developments demand complex designs that provide a safe working platform. Gone are the days when a lorry arrives and the scaffolders simply start assembling the scaffolding, and by using state of the art scaffolding design software, we can create 3D models of the scaffold design.…

Why Is Scaffolding Necessary for a Construction Project?

We’ve been experts in our field since 2011. We are a specialist design consultancy for domestic and commercial scaffolding, so we’re used to it when we hear the question, “what is scaffolding for?”. To clarify things, we thought we’d put together this brief article to explain the uses and necessity of scaffolding in the construction…

Steps to Implement Before you Erect Scaffolds

Every day thousands of individuals entrust their lives and their loved ones lives to scaffolding. Safety issues on the job, faulty equipment and the likes can have a detrimental effect on the efficiency and enthusiasm of your employees. In the worst case scenario, an accident could mean the loss of life or the possibility of…