Scaffolding Blandford Forum

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Scaffolding Blandford Forum Dorset: There is a pretty good chance that you are going to need some scaffolding put up, if you're planning to carry out some significant works on your home or office such as having your chimney stack refurbished, carrying out roof repairs, putting in new double glazed windows or doing repointing. This is in order to make the work easier and make the area safer for both your family and the workers. If this is the case, then you will need to get a reliable Blandford Forum scaffolder, to provide you with a quote and get that necessary scaffolding set up properly. This is not something to cut corners on, because it must be done properly, and you must always use a recognised scaffolder, avoiding cowboys no matter what the cost.

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A Brief Look at Scaffolding: A system which allows builders to operate safely and securely at height and get to otherwise unreachable locations on houses, office blocks and various other structures, scaffolding consists of a network of steep tubes and fixtures which when bolted together create a sound platform from which to work. Protecting the public and occupants from potential hazards like falling debris is additionally a vital purpose of scaffolding, helping to make the general environment less dangerous. A thorough risk assessment is likely to be required to decide if a scaffold is necessary for any particular job.

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A scaffold is built using several different sections that will probably include: ladder clamps, guard rails, sole boards, swivel clamps, ladders, spade ends, midrails, toeboards, standards, right angle clamps, sills, diagonal braces, couplers, ledgers, putlogs, board clamps, base plates, scaffold boards, limpet clamps and facade braces.

Dependant upon what purpose you need a scaffold for, you'll find that there are a number of different kinds of scaffold including double scaffolding (masons scaffolding), trestle scaffolding, shoring scaffolds, tube and fitting scaffolds, suspended scaffolding, confined space scaffolds, cantilever scaffolding, scaffold towers, patented scaffolding, single scaffolds and rolling scaffolds. The most common type and the one that most property owners in Blandford Forum will likely need for their improvements or repairs is the bricklayer's or single scaffold. On the other hand, if you doing work on a business premises, you might need any of the types in the list above.

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Getting a scaffolding company that's reputable and that's been approved by your local authority is always the wisest path to take whenever you need scaffolding done. You will have to get permission from the local council if the scaffolding is likely to encroach onto a highway or pavement and it'll need some safety inspections before its used, routinely every 7 days, after alterations and modifications and after bad weather. These local authority permits are needed for various siting tasks including hoarding, pedestrian barriers, stagings, access towers, scaffolding as well as contractors plant or waste skips. If your scaffolding is going to go a public highway it must be fitted with safety lighting, which should be supplied by your Blandford Forum scaffolders. The European Standard, BS EN 12811-1 is the regulation that any scaffolding erected in the UK must comply with.

When you've got a job in hand which requires some scaffolding, the likelihood is that one or two nearby scaffolding firms will immediately spring to mind. Scaffolders are well known for putting up large, eye-catching advertisement boards, situated prominently on their scaffolds, which is a good marketing strategy which gets their brand known around the Blandford Forum, Dorset area. Recognizing such local companies should give you some possibilities to pick from. You could also think about posting a request form to Bark, who will promptly get in touch with a number of local Blandford Forum scaffolders for you, free of charge, helping you save some time and hard work. Making a final choice of scaffolder should be quite simple as soon as you have prepared this list of potentials.

Scaffold Tower Hire Blandford Forum, Dorset

Scaffold Tower Hire Blandford Forum - If your building project is a reasonably modest one, and you only need to hire yourself a tower scaffold in Blandford Forum, your options will be a bit wider. There are a variety of places from where you are able to hire a scaffold tower including tool hire companies, builders merchants, and occasionally even from scaffolding companies. You could try enquiring at Hire Station, Travis and Perkins, HSS, Jewson or other localized tool hire companies, if there are any nearby.

So that they are simple to transport and to move around in situ, scaffold towers are normally fabricated out of lightweight aluminium. There are a variety of sizes and shapes of scaffold tower available for varied functions. You can find folding low level platforms, tower bridge decks, non-conductive (fibreglass) towers, span access platforms, single width alloy towers, guard rail towers, podium steps, stairway access towers, microfold towers, folding indoor scaffold towers, double width scaffold towers, single man towers, cantilever scaffold towers and additional custom scaffolding towers to use on your project. If you have a large amount of work to complete on your house, you may even think about purchasing a basic scaffold tower, seeing that these are reasonably priced and may end up being cheaper than repeatedly hiring one.

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If you live outside of Blandford Forum these scaffolding services can also be accessed in Langton Long Blandford, Child Okeford, Stourpaine, Durweston, Littleton, Bryanston, Tarrant Keyneston, Charloton Marshall, Charlton on the Hill, Blandford St Mary, Pimperne, Shillingstone.

The Different Styles of Scaffolding

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

Birdcage Scaffolding Blandford Forum

Birdcage or independent scaffolds are regularly employed for single-level usage, especially when access is needed to ceilings for instance. Particularly suitable for smaller contained projects, birdcage arrangements stand on their own and are easy to assemble. Bird cage scaffolding comprises at least a couple of rows of standards which are connected by transoms and ledgers at each lift height. (Tags: Birdcage Scaffolds Blandford Forum, Bird Cage Scaffolding Blandford Forum, Access Birdcage Scaffolds Blandford Forum)

Tube and Fitting Scaffolding Blandford Forum

"Tube and fitting" scaffolds are the most frequently used kind of scaffolding seen on building sites in Blandford Forum and around Dorset. Varying lengths of aluminium tubing (or occasionally galvanised steel) are fastened together in a framework with the help of numerous couplers, clamps and clips. By looking at the precise needs of each building site in Blandford Forum, tube and fitting scaffolds can be set up in a host of designs and configurations, making it a highly flexible alternative. Work at Height Regulations can be conformed to by the addition of safety measures such as toe boards, brick guards, sloping catch fans and debris netting to a tube & fitting scaffold.

Scaffold Boards Blandford Forum

Readily obtainable from DIY superstores and builders merchants, scaffold boards are frequently seen on building sites and construction projects in Blandford Forum. Not just that, but you'll often also notice scaffold boards being employed for different purposes in the gardens and homes of Blandford Forum. Often used between ladders for decorating, for bridging muddy lawns, for use in the garden, and countless other possible uses, scaffold boards are generally considered to be strong and durable. Although, we are not endorsing such usage here!

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Generating a strong working platform for those working on scaffolds, is however, the appropriate and intended use of scaffold boards in Blandford Forum. They're typically inserted along the length of scaffold lifts, and are given support at intervals which are determined by the quality or grade of the boards being employed.

Scaffold boards in the British Isles are commonly 38mm thick, 225mm wide, and are supplied in lengths ranging from 1.5m (5 feet) to 3.9m (13 feet). To prevent any splitting on the weaker end grain of the boards, wooden scaffold boards are easy to spot by the metal band that's nailed to both ends of each board. Scaffold boards come in various different grades and types, and can be constructed from materials other than timber.

The Different Types & Grades of Scaffold Boards

Grade "A" Scaffold Boards - Used for decades by scaffolders across the United Kingdom, grade "A" scaffold boards have widely been viewed as the standard board for the scaffolding industry. Even though the name (grade "A") seems to indicate that they're the finest quality boards, this is not actually the case - they've been known to break every now and then, and they aren't up to British Standards.

BSI Standard Scaffold Boards - The recommended quality for use on construction projects in Blandford Forum, this type of scaffold board satisfies all of the applicable British Standards (BS 2482:2009). These are either visually or machine graded and the specifics should be stamped on the metal end band. They must be supported at 1.2 metres intervals in order to satisfy these recommendations.

Plastic Scaffold Boards - Plastic scaffold boards are another alternative for scaffolding contractors in Blandford Forum, they have a longer service life, are non-slip, are more rot and water resistant, and can be bought to meet British Standards.

Steel Scaffold Boards - Compliant with British Standards specifications (BS EN 12811), steel scaffold boards are flame retardant and are durable and incredibly strong.

Flame Retardant Wooden Scaffold Boards - There are wooden scaffold boards available that are fire retardant, usually up to Class C of British Standards BS EN 13501-1.

Scaffolders Blandford Forum, Dorset

Blandford Forum scaffolders should be willing to help with cantilever scaffolding, 1-man scaffold towers, reclaimed scaffold boards Blandford Forum, scaffolding for guttering work, H-frame scaffolding, scaffolding for roof repairs, trestle scaffolding, scaffolding hire, aluminium scaffolds, tower bridge decks, scaffold dismantling, shoring scaffolds, scaffolding companies, double scaffolds, module scaffolding, system scaffolds, passenger and goods hoists, industrial scaffolding, scaffolding solutions, scaffold safety netting, scaffold designs, bricklayer's scaffolds, mobile scaffolding, the hire of scaffold boards, scaffolding for extensions, bespoke scaffolds, tube and fitting scaffolds, scaffolding wrapping and more scaffolding related services.


Scaffolders Near Blandford Forum

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Scaffolds have recently been quoted for the following Blandford Forum streets: Lane Close, Greenhill, Liddington Crescent, Littletowns, Shaftesbury Lane, Albert Street, Market Place, River Mews, Mary Cossins Close, Ramsbury Court, Richmond Road, Edward Street, Fields Oak, Preetz Way, Hunt Road, Bracewell Close, Barnes Close, Old Farm Court, Anne Close, Medbourne Close, Langton Road, Park Road, Fairfield Road, Andrew Close, Cadley Close, Whitecliff Mill Hill, Dairy Field, Higher Shaftesbury Road, and in these postcodes: DT11 7AL, DT11 7ET, DT11 7JU, DT11 7BD, DT11 1SQ, DT11 1TE, DT11 7LU, DT11 1BQ, DT11 1BZ, DT11 7BQ.

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