Scaffolding Strood

Strood Scaffolders and Scaffold Hire Services

Scaffolding Strood Kent: When you've got some significant building work being done on your office or home in Strood, such as having a chimney stack restored, re-tiling your roof, repointing the brickwork or upgrading the windows, there is a high probability that you're going to require some scaffolding, to make the site safe and secure for both your family and the tradesmen who are undertaking the project. If this proves to be the case, then you will want to locate a reliable Strood scaffolder, to provide you with a quotation and get the required scaffolding set up safely and correctly. This isn't a thing to go cheap on, because it has to be done properly, and you should always employ a recognised scaffolder, avoiding cowboys and rogue traders no matter what the cost.

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Scaffolding - What Is It?: A system for providing workmen with a safe but short-term platform for engaging in their work on homes and other buildings, scaffolding is generally made up of steel tubing and fittings which are clamped together and boarded with wood planks. And it isn't just construction workers who are protected by the scaffold, as it also shields passing pedestrians and those working or living in the property, from falling debris and other possible hazards. A risk assessment is going to be required to ascertain if a scaffold is essential for any specific work.

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To build a scaffolding platform, you require a variety of different components including: standards, ladder clamps, midrails, spade ends, guard rails, limpet clamps, facade braces, base plates, putlogs, swivel clamps, toeboards, ladders, sills, board clamps, diagonal braces, ledgers, sole boards, scaffold boards, right angle clamps and couplers.

To confuse things even more, there are rolling scaffolds, confined space scaffolds, cantilever scaffolding, scaffold towers, suspended scaffolds, double scaffolding (masons scaffolding), patented scaffolding, single scaffolds, trestle scaffolds, shoring scaffolds and tube and fitting scaffolds, each type covering its own particular objective. As a homeowner in Strood, the only kind you're likely to need is the single or bricklayer's scaffold, for your project. However, if it's a commercial premises or building that is having work done to it, any of the above styles could be required.

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It's wise to find a competent scaffolder when you require scaffolding for your home, and also one that's been endorsed by the local authority. You will need permission from your local council if your scaffold is likely to intrude onto a pavement or public highway and it'll need to have safety inspections before its used, routinely every seven days, after adjustments and modifications and after windy weather. This scaffolding licence will be required if you are erecting access towers, pedestrian barriers, hoardings, staging, scaffolding as well as if you are siting contractors plant or a waste skip. If your scaffolding is going to go a highway it will also need safety lighting, which will be provided by your Strood scaffolders. The European Standard, BS EN 12811-1 is the regulation that scaffolding in Britain needs to comply with.

When you are attempting to find scaffolders in Strood, you'll probably be familiar with one or two companies in your immediate locality. It's sometimes hard to overlook the massive, striking advertising hoardings which they display prominently on scaffolding around the area. Having such local companies on your short list will provide you with a few choices. An additional strategy might be to use an online company like Bark, who'll get in touch with any local scaffolding contractors for you and get back to you with the results. It won't be very long before your list of potential scaffolding companies is long enough to pick from.

Scaffold Tower Hire Strood, Kent

Scaffold Tower Hire Strood - If the building project is a reasonably limited one, and it will only be neccessary to hire a scaffold tower in Strood, then your options may be somewhat broader. There are several places from where you'll be able to hire a scaffold tower including building merchants, tool hire companies, and occasionally even from a scaffolding company. Jewson, Hire Station, HSS, Travis and Perkins or similar local tool hire companies are possible locations to ask.

To ensure they are easy to transport and move around when in situ, tower scaffolds are typically fabricated out of lightweight aluminium. Various different styles and sizes are generally available. For more or less any form of task you can pick from 1-man towers, folding indoor towers, stairway access towers, single width alloy towers, cantilever towers, guard rail towers, double width scaffold towers, podium steps, tower bridge decks, span access platforms, microfold towers, folding low level platforms, non-conductive towers and similar custom scaffold towers or work assisting towers. It could even work out cheaper for you to purchase a DIY style scaffold tower, if you have a large amount of work to complete on your home.

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Although this webpage is targeting homeowners searching for a scaffolder in Strood, it's also useful for anyone living in adjacent places such as Gillingham, Cobham, Higham, Shorne, Frindsbury, Cliffe Woods, Meopham, Chattenden, North Halling, Upper Upnor, Wainscott, Gravesend, Cuxton, Rochester, Lower Upnor.

The Various Styles of Scaffolding

  • Single Scaffolding
  • Shoring Scaffolds
  • Rolling Scaffolds
  • Double Scaffolding
  • Trestle Scaffolding
  • Suspended Scaffolding
  • Confined Space Scaffolds
  • Patented Scaffolding
  • Cantilever Scaffolding
  • Tube and Fitting Scaffolds
  • Tower Scaffolds

Birdcage Scaffolds Strood

Birdcage or independent scaffolds are typically employed for single-level use, especially when gaining access to ceilings for instance. Great for smaller projects, birdcage scaffolds stand independently on their own and are very easy to assemble. Bird cage scaffolds comprise at least two rows of standards which are connected together by ledgers and transoms at each lift height.

When is it Needed

Regardless of whether it is being taken down, built or being significantly restored, almost any style of property will at some point need scaffolding. It does not matter if it is a domestic, commercial or public building, and neither does it matter what size it is. A skyscraper that's being demolished will need to have a scaffold that's dismantled from the highest point down as the remaining structure becomes shorter. It doesn't matter what the needs are, there exists a sort of scaffolding to suit.

Scaffold Boards Strood

Scaffold boards in the British Isles are generally supplied in lengths ranging from 1.5m (5 feet) to 3.9m (13 feet), and are typically 38mm thick and 225mm wide. The wooden scaffold boards are easy to recognise because they have a metal band on each end, to strengthen the weaker end grain of the board and help stop them splitting. Scaffold boards aren't all fabricated from wood, and they are available in various different types and grades...... READ MORE

Scaffolders Strood, Kent

Local Strood scaffolders should be happy to help with bespoke scaffolds, scaffolding companies, scaffolding hire, confined space scaffolding, industrial scaffolds, temporary roofs, scaffolding for re-roofing work, double scaffolds, system scaffolds, module scaffolding, cheap scaffolding, trestle scaffolds, scaffold protective fans, mobile scaffolding, shoring scaffolding, 1-man scaffold towers, the hire of scaffold boards, tower bridging decks, scaffold sheeting, cantilever scaffolding, scaffold safety inspections, patented scaffolds, rolling scaffolds, scaffolding permits, suspended scaffolding, scaffolding solutions, single scaffolds, reclaimed scaffold boards Strood and additional scaffolding related services.

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Also find: Gillingham scaffolders, Chattenden scaffolders, Cuxton scaffolders, North Halling scaffolders, Lower Upnor scaffolders, Upper Upnor scaffolders, Frindsbury scaffolders, Rochester scaffolders, Cliffe Woods scaffolders, Cobham scaffolders, Gravesend scaffolders, Higham scaffolders, Shorne scaffolders, Wainscott scaffolders, Meopham scaffolders and more.

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Scaffolding has recently been erected in the following Strood locations: Commissioners Road, Victoria Street, Rushdean Road, Merryfields, High Street, Sherbourne Drive, Hillshaw Crescent, Frindsbury Road, Sycamore Road, Albert Place, Wingrove Drive, Cranmere Court, Chelmsford Road, Vicarage Road, Church Path, Kingswear Gardens, Cliffe Road, Richborough Drive, St. Marys Road, Harlech Close, Marsh Street, Wykeham Street, and in these postcodes: ME2 2EW, ME2 2LG, ME2 2RU, ME2 2EE, ME2 2EH, ME2 2BG, ME2, ME2 2NT, ME2 2EP, ME2 2PX.

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