Scaffolding Houghton-le-Spring

Houghton-le-Spring Scaffolders and Scaffold Hire Services

Scaffolding Houghton-le-Spring Tyne and Wear: When you've got some significant building work being done on your business or home in Houghton-le-Spring, like repointing the brickwork, having a new roof installed, replacing your double glazed windows or having a chimney rebuilt, there's a fairly good chance that you're going to require some scaffolding, to help with making the area safe and secure for both yourself and the builders who are carrying out the works. To be able to get this done correctly, you will need to locate a professional scaffolding company to examine the site, provide you with a quote, and schedule for the scaffolding to be safely set in place. This isn't something to cut corners on, as it has to be done properly, and you should always employ an established scaffolder, and avoid cowboys no matter what the cost.

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About Scaffolding: A system allowing workmen to operate safely and securely at height and get to what are otherwise unreachable places on houses and various other structures, scaffolding is composed of a network of steep tubes and fittings which when clamped together tightly form a safe and robust platform from which to work. Sheltering the public and occupants from falling debris and dust is additionally an important function of scaffolding, helping make the surrounding environment less dangerous.

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A scaffold is constructed using a number of different components that will likely include: standards, swivel clamps, spade ends, right angle clamps, board clamps, toeboards, diagonal braces, ledgers, ladder clamps, scaffold boards, putlogs, guard rails, sole boards, limpet clamps, couplers, ladders, midrails, facade braces, base plates and sills.

Subject to exactly what purpose you need a scaffold for, you'll discover that there are a number of different types of scaffold including cantilever scaffolding, trestle scaffolds, double scaffolding, patented scaffolding, suspended scaffolds, tube and fitting scaffolding, confined space scaffolds, shoring scaffolds, single scaffolding (bricklayers scaffolding), tower scaffolds and rolling scaffolds. The most likely kind that you'll have on your home in Houghton-le-Spring, is the single (also often called bricklayer's) scaffold. Having said that, any one of the aforementioned kinds might be required if it's a business building that is having the work done to it.

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When you need scaffolding in Houghton-le-Spring, you must find an experienced scaffolding contractor, who's advocated by your local council. You must get permission from your local council if your scaffold is likely to intrude onto a highway or pavement and it will need safety checks prior to being used, regularly every 7 days, after adjustments and modifications and after bad weather. Such local authority licences are necessary for several positioning activities including pedestrian barriers, scaffolding, hoarding, stagings, access towers as well as skips or builders plant. Your scaffold will also require safety lighting if it is located on a public highway, any quality scaffolding contractor will supply this for you. The European Standard, BS EN 12811-1 is the regulation that any scaffolding in Britain needs to comply with.

When you've got a project on the go that requires a bit of scaffolding, the likelihood is that a couple of local scaffolding companies will straight away spring to mind. It's sometimes hard to miss the huge, eye-catching advertising boards which they display prominently on scaffolding all over the area. Having such local businesses on your short list provides you with a few choices. You can also think about submitting a quotation form to Bark, who will promptly get in touch with known local Houghton-le-Spring scaffolders for you, saving you some precious time and effort. Deciding on the best scaffolder ought to be fairly easy once you have this shortlist of potentials.

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Scaffold Tower Hire Houghton-le-Spring - You will have lots more alternatives if your construction project is a small one which only involves the hiring of a tower scaffold. You will be able to hire a tower scaffold from building merchants, tool hire companies and possibly even scaffolding companies may be happy to provide one on hire. Try inquiring at Hire Station, HSS, Travis and Perkins, Jewson or other more localized tool hire firms, if there are any in the area.

Tower scaffolds are for the most part made out of lightweight aluminium so that they're very easy to transport and shift on site. There are several different sizes and shapes of scaffold tower available for multiple uses. Among the more readily available types are microfold towers, folding low level platforms, non-conductive (fibreglass) towers, tower bridge decks, cantilever scaffold towers, single width alloy towers, span access platforms, folding indoor towers, single man towers, podium steps, double width alloy towers, stairwell access towers, guard rail towers and additional custom towers. It could even turn out cheaper for you to purchase a basic scaffold tower, should you have a lot of work to do on your property.

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Also, you needn't panic if you live somewhere outside of Houghton-le-Spring, since these scaffolding services are available in Chilton Moor, Colliery Row, Middle Rainton, New Town, Philadelphia, Easington Lane, Newbottle, Grasswell, East Rainton, Hetton Downs, Great Eppleton, Hetton-le-Hole, Fence Houses and other adjacent locations.

Work at Height Regulations (2005)

The Working at Height Regulations 2005 must be adhered to when setting up any scaffolding in the Houghton-le-Spring area. In Great Britain there were a recorded 46 deaths and 3350 serious injuries caused by falling from height in the year 2005/2006. Work at height applies to any working activity where there is a possibility of falling a distance that can cause serious injury, and also where objects can fall down from a height and cause injury to bystanders and passers-by. It is the duty-holder's responsibility to make certain that all scaffolding is assembled securely and safely and that the work site is safe for both the public and workers.

Tube and Fitting Scaffolds Houghton-le-Spring

The most popular method of scaffolding in Houghton-le-Spring is known as "tube & fitting" scaffolding. This scaffolding method requires the use of 48.3mm diameter aluminium or galvanised steel tubing in varying lengths, which are fastened together with an assortment of couplers, clamps and clips to create working platforms in diverse sizes and shapes. By evaluating the particular requirements of each Houghton-le-Spring building site, tube & fitting scaffolding can be set up in a host of designs and configurations, making it an extremely flexible option. Tube & fitting scaffolds can be made to comply with the relevant Work at Height Regulations with regards to falling objects, by adding things such as protective fans, brick guards, toe boards and safety netting.

Temporary Roofing

Temporary roofing is a kind of scaffold that you'll often see on houses in Houghton-le-Spring. This has the purpose of protecting your property from the elements when major work is being carried out to your roof. It is not only domestic homes that need protecting with temporary roofing scaffolds of course, they are also helpful for industrial buildings and office blocks. A temporary roofing scaffold can be connected to a pre-existing scaffolding installation or can be erected as a standalone structure whenever further scaffolding is not needed. They can even be made mobile, which means that if they have to be shifted along as the construction work advances, this is actually possible. Such projects as new builds, loft conversion, roof replacements and properties damaged by fire are perfect candidates for the employment of temporary roof scaffolding.

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Houghton-le-Spring scaffolders should be willing to help you with scaffolding licences, scaffold safety netting, scaffold tower hire, affordable scaffolding, scaffold designing, scaffolding hire, scaffold towers, stairwell access towers, scaffolding for roofing, scaffold safety fans, trestle scaffolding, module scaffolding, scaffolding for extensions, suspended scaffolding, 1-man scaffold towers, shoring scaffolding, scaffolding solutions, the hire of scaffold boards, bricklayer's scaffolds, aluminium scaffolding, scaffolding for loft conversions, industrial scaffolds, H-frame scaffolding, cantilever scaffolding, scaffolding wrapping, tube and fitting scaffolds, system scaffolds, scaffolding quotes, scaffolding contractors and other scaffolding services.

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Scaffolds have recently been erected in the following Houghton-le-Spring streets: The Green, Castle Dene Grove, Wingate Close, Wood Lea, Dubmire Primary School, Bleasdale Crescent, Church Street, Orchid Square, Millbeck Grove, Cellar Hill Terrace, Bernard Street, Iris Terrace, Fenwick Street, Model Terrace, Highfield Drive, Fletcher Crescent, Mount Pleasant, Rookhope, Redburn Row, Linden Grove, Pinewood Street, Long Acre, Larkfield Crescent, Hazel Avenue, Borrowdale Crescent, Poplar Avenue, Mautland Square, Rosedale Crescent, Halliwell Street, and in these postcodes: DH4 4PY, DH4 4QF, DH4 4SU, DH4 4QS, DH4 4AF, DH4 4RB, DH4 4HN, DH4 4JB, DH4 4EQ, DH4 4JF.

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