Commercial Uses for Scaffolding

Scaffolding is an integral part of any design and construction project – providing safety for workers and others, it enables structures to be built, cleaned and painted. We often see scaffolding on home renovation projects like extensions and loft conversions, and also on large commercial construction projects. If you are embarking on a specific commercial…

Architectural Design Trends for 2019

Over the years, architecture has changed dramatically and continues to do so. The principles and priorities are now far removed from where they were decades and centuries ago and as technology continues to rapidly develop, so too do the ways that we design buildings and the reasons that we do so. Sustainability As with many…

The World’s Most Influential Architects

Architects have a huge influence on the identities of our cities and towns. They can be the lifeblood of city design and definitively shape the way that our capitals look. As trends go in and out of fashion, some architects stand the test of time. Here are just a few. Norman Foster British architect Norman…

Scaffolding Safety: What You Need to Know

Falls from scaffoldings have decreased drastically in recent years, across the nation. However, it is still one of the riskier parts of a construction site and caution must be taken. There’s more to scaffolding safety than preventing falls from a height. The most common causes of accidents and injuries on scaffoldings include slipping, tripping, or…

Types of Scaffolding and Their Uses

Talk to anyone in the scaffolding industry and you’ll find that there are varying opinions on how many different types of scaffolding exist. However, if you break it down, they all fall under two types. First, you have the standard supported scaffolds. These are the ones you see at most building sites and they consist…

What to Expect from a Scaffolding Inspection

Are you considering getting a scaffolding inspection? There are a few reasons to do this, but it’s always a good idea to ensure that your structure is as safe as possible. After all, there is a high potential for accidents if the platforms are poorly set up.   How Often Do You Need a Scaffolding…

Scaffolding Services for Protected Building Restoration

Are you working on a protected or heritage building? Often, older buildings need to be restored, but they are also more delicate than a modern structure, so specialty construction scaffolding is required. You’ll need to look at scaffolding rental that is designed specifically for this purpose.   What is Considered a Protected Building? Protected structures…

What Important Services Should Scaffolding Companies Provide?

When it comes to scaffolding erection, most construction companies prefer to outsource the construction scaffolding to a company that has experience. However, a scaffolding company does much more than simply put up the structure for you. There are a number of services that a scaffolding company can offer the construction industry. Before hiring any scaffolding…