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Scaffolding Stockport Greater Manchester: When major works are being carried out on your house such as putting in new double glazing, repointing the brickwork, rebuilding your chimney stack or replacing the roof, you're most likely going to need a bit of scaffolding put up to make it safer for your family and the workers, and to help make the construction work simpler to do. To get a quotation and to get your scaffolding erected in a safe way you will need to locate an experienced Stockport scaffolding contractor. This is not a thing to scrimp on, as it should be done correctly, and you must always use an established scaffolder, and avoid cowboys and rogue traders no matter what the cost.

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Scaffolding - A Potted Guide: A system that enables workers to function safely and securely at height and get to otherwise unreachable locations on houses, offices and other structures, scaffolding is composed of a network of steep tubing and fixtures which when bolted together form a safe and strong working platform. Shielding the general public and occupants from potential hazards like falling objects is likewise a significant function of scaffolding, helping make the general environment less dangerous. To decide if scaffolding is required for any particular job, a thorough risk assessment should be conducted.

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A scaffold is constructed from many different components which will probably include: diagonal braces, limpet clamps, sole boards, ladder clamps, guard rails, sills, putlogs, scaffold boards, ladders, facade braces, couplers, midrails, standards, ledgers, spade ends, toeboards, right angle clamps, base plates, board clamps and swivel clamps.

There are several different types of scaffolding, each serving its special role, among the different kinds are tube and fitting scaffolding, confined space scaffolds, shoring scaffolds, tower scaffolds, trestle scaffolding, double scaffolds (masons scaffolding), rolling scaffolds, suspended scaffolding, single scaffolds, cantilever scaffolds and patented scaffolding. As a homeowner in Stockport, the type that you are likely to require is a bricklayer's or single scaffold, for your project. Nevertheless, if you doing work on a business premises, you might need any one of the kinds in the above list.

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It's preferable to find a recognised scaffolding company when you require scaffolding done for your project, as well as one that has been recommended by the local authority. Some safety checks will need to be carried out on your scaffold, and these must be done before its used, routinely every 7 days, after alterations and modifications and after stormy weather. If it's going to encroach onto the a pavement or public highway, you'll have to get permission from the local council. This scaffolding licence is essential if you are erecting access towers, scaffolding, pedestrian barriers, staging, hoarding or if you are siting contractors plant or a waste skip. If your scaffolding is going to go the public public highway it must be fitted with safety lighting, which should be supplied by your Stockport scaffolders. So that it can meet up with the requirements for the design of working and access scaffolds, scaffolding in the United Kingdom must adhere to the European Standard, BS EN 12811-1.

You might already be aware of a couple of local companies who put up scaffolding. It's sometimes difficult to overlook the massive, striking promotional boards which they prominently display on scaffolding all around the area. Knowing of these local scaffolding companies should provide you with a few possibilities to pick from. To add more to your list you could also submit a free request form to Bark, who'll save you lots of time and energy by getting in contact with local scaffolding companies on your behalf. Deciding on a scaffolder should be relatively easy as soon as you have this list of possibles.

Scaffold Tower Hire Stockport, Greater Manchester

Scaffold Tower Hire Stockport - You will have a lot more options if your building project is a small one which only calls for the hiring of a tower scaffold. There are numerous locations from where you might be able to hire a tower scaffold including tool hire companies, building merchants, and occasionally even from scaffolding companies. Hire Station, Jewson, HSS, Travis and Perkins and similar tool rental firms close to you should be decent places to start your hunt for a suitable scaffolding tower.

Because they need to be easy to move when in situ and also readily transported, lightweight aluminium is normally used to build scaffold towers. There are various sizes and shapes of scaffold tower available. For practically any type of work you'll be able to pick from double width scaffold towers, tower bridging decks, folding low level platforms, folding indoor towers, microfold towers, single width scaffold towers, span access platforms, podium steps, 1-man towers, stairway access towers, cantilever towers, guard rail towers, non-conductive towers and similar custom scaffold towers or work assisting towers. It could even work out more cost-effective for you to buy a DIY style scaffold tower, should you have loads of work to carry out on your home.

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Work at Height Regulations (2005)

Scaffolding which is put up on building sites in Stockport (or anywhere else in Britain) must follow the Work at Height Regulations which passed into law in 2005. In Britain there were a reported 46 fatalities and 3350 significant injuries attributable to falls from height in the year 2005/2006. Work at height involves any working activity where there's a risk of falling a distance that can cause injury, and also where objects and debris can fall from a height and cause injury to the general public. It's the obligation of the "duty holder" to make sure that all scaffolding and equipment is secure and that every safety measure is taken to prevent the risk of injury.

The Major Components of a Scaffold

  • Midrails
  • Ledgers
  • Standards
  • Guard Rails
  • Scaffold Boards
  • Base Jack
  • Putlogs
  • Toeboards
  • Diagonal Braces
  • Base Plates

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Developed by a scaffolding company called SGB, the first, and many would suggest the finest, of the "module" or "system" scaffolding options is Cuplock (or Cuplok®). Mainly because of its simplicity and flexibility, Cuplock is nowadays one of the most popular scaffolding systems around the globe. Due to its innovational locking system, Cuplock is fast and simple to use, and is adaptable for use in a host of situations and locations, including; staircase scaffolds, loading bays, mobile scaffolding towers, facade scaffolding, birdcage scaffolding, shoring scaffolds and curved scaffolds. With construction companies and contractors in Stockport constantly in search of ways to save cash, Cuplok® scaffolding has continued to grow in popularity, particularly over the last 30 years or so. Utilizing a "cup and blade" concept, with a twisting action to firmly lock the various ledgers and standards together, Cuplok® is a galvanised "system" or "module" form of scaffold. (Tags: Cuplok® Scaffolds Stockport, Module Scaffolds Stockport, System Scaffolding Stockport, Cuplock Scaffolding Stockport)

More Scaffolding Information

If you want to obtain some detailed guidance on scaffolding and scaffolding procedures you'll discover a range of insightful articles and blog posts on the web. As an example we decided to include a weblink to this fantastic article about the safe erection and dismantling of scaffolding.

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Stockport scaffolders will be able to help you with supply and erection of scaffolding, Cuplok® scaffolding, scaffolding hire, scaffolding for guttering work, scaffolding for sale, suspended scaffolding, cantilever scaffolding, cheap scaffolding, 1-man scaffold towers, residential scaffolds, industrial scaffolding, tube and fitting scaffolds, module scaffolds, single scaffolds, passenger hoists, system scaffolding, access scaffolds, construction scaffolds, patented scaffolds, scaffold sheeting, scaffolding companies, shoring scaffolds, scaffold removal, scaffold guardrails, mobile scaffolding, scaffolding solutions, scaffold tower hire, the hire of scaffold boards, scaffolding wrapping and similar scaffolding services.

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Scaffolding has recently been quoted for the following Stockport places: Chadkirk Road, St Simons Close, Alwinton Avenue, Alderley Close, Tamworth Green, Southern Close, Ashburn Road, Sandby Drive, Alexandra Road, Shaw Road South, Shakespeare Road, Birchwood Close, The Turnpike, Teal Avenue, Ashurst Drive, Bampton Close, Talbot Street, Stokesay Drive, Colborne Avenue, Chester Road, Alvington Grove, Colonial Road, Aintree Grove, Cale Street, Bosden Fold Road, Torkington Road, Dorset Avenue, Charles Street, Tarvin Drive, Scott Close, and in these postcodes: SK1 1YA, SK1 1NZ, SK1 1PR, SK1 1JP, M19 2UP, SK1 1AQ, M19 1JL, SK1 1WZ, SK1 1LF, SK1 1YW.

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