Scaffolding is needed for a wide range of construction projects both domestic and commercial. So, when buying scaffolding equipment, it’s important to shop for the right piece of kit for the job and not just what will fit in your budget. Buying access equipment that is considerably cheaper than other scaffolding firms on the market is not the best investment if it lacks the safety and durability you need. There are a number of factors that you need to consider when choosing scaffolding. DH Scaffold Services Ltd, a specialist scaffold design company, have outlined what to look for when choosing the right scaffolding for your needs.
Safety above all
Scaffolding can be expensive but there is a good reason for that. There are a lot of materials, features and thought that goes into creating a scaffolding structure to make it reliable, durable and safe. And of course, all this can be costly. We recommend that you buy scaffolding that meets government safety requirements. It may sound drastic but choosing scaffolding firms with no safety accreditations could cost you your life.
Invest in training
While picking safe scaffolding is important, it’s also useful to learn how to use the product safety. Scaffolders at DH Scaffold Services Ltd are fully trained and can offer safety advice on how to use ladders, steps and towers. We also offer a scaffolding inspection service where we come to your site and fully inspect the scaffold and provide you with a full report of any issues.
Be clear on your requirements
Identifying why you need scaffolding and what you need it for will help you find the right type of scaffolding for your project. Roofing, building and rendering all have very different requirements. In addition, ensure your chosen scaffolding is sturdy enough to support your weight, the weight of any helpers and any equipment you may need. Do also consider if your project requires moving the scaffolding from one site to another. We offer a free quotation service over the phone and via email to ensure that you know exactly what is required on site.
Identify the height
Don’t overlook the working height you need for your project. Scaffolding towers come with dimensions to suit different jobs. The majority of accidents occur because of user error rather than defects in the tower. Therefore, it is vital you choose the right height scaffolding tower so you don’t potentially fall from a height or find yourself overstretching.
Established in 2011, DH Scaffold Services are committed to providing safe, efficient and cost-effective services. From small to large projects, we apply the same amount of professionalism to produce the right solution for your scaffolding project. Working from our head office in Sheffield we are able to cover the whole of the UK. Whether you are looking for a short or long-term scaffolding erection and collection, our expert scaffolders will take care of all your requirements. Give us a call today to discuss your needs on 0114 230 0923 or drop us an email on firstname.lastname@example.org and we will get back to you as soon as possible.