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Scaffolding Blandford Forum Dorset: When you've got some major works being done on your home or office in Blandford Forum, like re-felting the roof, upgrading your double glazing, repointing your brickwork or rebuilding the chinmey, there is a good chance you are going to need to have some scaffolding erected, to help with making the site safe for both you and the contractors who are carrying out the works. To be able to get this process done properly, you'll have to choose a decent scaffolding contractor to check the site, supply you with an estimate, and schedule for the scaffolding to be set up. Where scaffolding is concerned, you don't want to use cowboys or rogue traders, so always employ a locally recognised scaffolder.

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What is Scaffolding?: Typically made of steel fittings and tubes, a scaffold is simply a temporary structure that is erected to provide a safe and sturdy area for workmen engaged in their work on houses and buildings in Blandford Forum. And it isn't just construction workers who are protected by the scaffolding, since it also shields passers by and people residing or working in the property, from falling debris and dust and other potential dangers.

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

Subject to exactly what purpose you require a scaffold for, you will find that there are a number of different sorts of scaffold including suspended scaffolds, shoring scaffolds, confined space scaffolds, rolling scaffolds, tower scaffolds, double scaffolding (masons scaffolding), single scaffolds, patented scaffolding, tube and fitting scaffolding, cantilever scaffolding and trestle scaffolds. The most likely kind that you'll use on your property in Blandford Forum, is the bricklayer's or single scaffold. Nonetheless, any one of the above mentioned kinds could be necessary if it is a business building or premises that's having work done on it.

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Getting a scaffolding company that's experienced and who's been sanctioned by your local council is invariably the wisest path to use whenever you need to get scaffolding put up. If your scaffold is likely to encroach onto the pavement or public highway you will have to get permission from the local authority and will have to ensure that it's safe and secure before it is used, diligently re-check it once a week, as well as safety check it after damage, stormy weather or alterations . These local authority licences are required for a number of siting activities including access towers, scaffolding, hoarding, pedestrian barriers, stagings and also rubbish skips or contractors plant. Your scaffolding will also require safety lighting if it is situated on a public highway, any professional scaffolding company will supply this. So it can satisfy the prerequisites for the design of access and working scaffolds, scaffolding in the UK must comply with the European Standard, BS EN 12811-1.

When you've got work in hand which requires a bit of scaffolding, the likelihood is that a couple of local scaffolding firms will straight away spring to mind. It's a popular marketing tactic with local scaffolders to show off huge, striking promotional boards, high-up on scaffolding, anywhere they are working. Having such local businesses on your short list will provide you with a few alternatives. You can also post a quote form to Bark, who will kindly contact various local Blandford Forum scaffolders for you, free of charge, helping you save a fair amount of valuable time and effort. It won't be very long before your list of prospective scaffolding companies is sufficient to pick from.

Scaffold Tower Hire Blandford Forum, Dorset

Scaffold Tower Hire Blandford Forum - When the project is a pretty limited one, and it's only neccessary to hire a tower scaffold in Blandford Forum, then your possibilities may be a bit wider. Some scaffolding contractors in Blandford Forum, will happily hire you a tower scaffold, if that's what you need, but there are also other places which you could try, for instance certain tool and plant hire companies in Blandford Forum may hold scaffold towers and perhaps building merchants and similar Blandford Forum outlets. You should try enquiring at Hire Station, Jewson, HSS, Travis and Perkins or other more localized tool hire businesses, if there are any near you.

Tower scaffolds are primarily manufactured from lightweight aluminium so they are easy to transport and move on site. There are a variety of shapes and sizes of tower scaffold available. Amongst the more common styles are single width alloy towers, span access platforms, guard rail towers, stairway access towers, cantilever scaffold towers, non-conductive (fibreglass) towers, double width alloy towers, single man towers, folding indoor towers, podium steps, microfold towers, tower bridge decks, folding low level platforms and similar bespoke towers. It could even work out more cost-effective for you to invest in a DIY style tower scaffold, should you have a large amount of work to complete on your property.

Scaffolding Quotes in Blandford Forum Dorset

As you might expect, it isn't only in and around Blandford Forum itself where you can get scaffolding services but also in Durweston, Blandford St Mary, Child Okeford, Bryanston, Charlton on the Hill, Langton Long Blandford, Tarrant Keyneston, Littleton, Stourpaine, Charloton Marshall, Shillingstone, Pimperne, and other Dorset towns and villages.

Cuplock (Cuplok®) Scaffolding Blandford Forum

Designed by a company called SGB, the first, and some would suggest the finest, of the "system" or "module" scaffolding options is Cuplock (or Cuplok®). Nowadays Cuplock is among the most popular scaffolding systems across the globe, and owes much to it's versatility and simplicity. Cuplock is easy and fast to use, because of its ingenious locking system, and it is adaptable for use in a number of scenarios including curved scaffolding, birdcage scaffolds, shoring scaffolds, stairway scaffolds, facade scaffolding, mobile scaffolding towers and loading towers. With construction companies and contractors in Blandford Forum constantly in search of ways to save money, Cuplok® scaffolding has grown in popularity, especially over the last thirty years or so. Know as a "module" or "system" scaffolding set up, Cuplock has a galvanised finish and uses a "cup and blade" concept, with a twisting action to firmly lock the various ledgers and standards together to build a sturdy working platform. (Tags: Cuplock Scaffolding Blandford Forum, Cuplok® Scaffolds Blandford Forum, System Scaffolding Blandford Forum, Module Scaffolds Blandford Forum)

Scaffold Boards Blandford Forum

Scaffold boards in Great Britain are traditionally 225mm wide, 38mm thick, and are available in lengths ranging from 1.5m (5 feet) to 3.9m (13 feet). To prevent any splitting of the weaker end grain of the boards, wooden scaffold boards are easily identified by the galvanised metal band which is fastened to both ends of each board. There are various different sorts of scaffold boards and they aren't all manufactured from timber...... READ MORE

The Principal Elements of a Scaffold

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

Tube & Fitting Scaffolds Blandford Forum

What's called "tube & fitting" scaffolding is the most popular method of scaffolding in Blandford Forum. This scaffolding method requires the use of 48.3mm diameter aluminium or galvanised steel tubes in various lengths, which are fitted together with an array of clips, couplers and clamps to create working platforms in diverse shapes and sizes. By evaluating the particular needs of each building site in Blandford Forum, tube and fitting scaffolds can be pieced together in various designs and configurations, making it an incredibly flexible choice. With the addition of things like toe boards, debris netting, brick guards and sloping catch fans, tube and fitting scaffolding can easily be made to conform to the pertinent Work at Height Regulations with regards to falling objects.

Temporary Roofing

Temporary roofing is a kind of scaffold you will quite often notice on homes in Blandford Forum. Its primary purpose is to protect the property and those working on it, from the weather. Needless to say it isn't just houses which need temporary roofing scaffolds, industrial buildings and office blocks can also benefit from this system. They can be integrated into a previously constructed scaffolding or erected as stand-alone systems. These temporary roof scaffolds can even be mobile, so that they can be moved along a building as the project advances. This style of temporary roof can be employed on a large number of assignments and among these are are re-roofs, loft conversion, new builds and properties damaged by fire. (Tags: Temporary Roof, Temporary Roofing Blandford Forum, Temporary Roof Scaffolding)

Work at Height Regulations (2005)

Any scaffolding that is put up in Blandford Forum has to follow the Work at Height Regulations 2005. In the years 2005/06 there were about 3350 serious injuries and 46 fatalities attributable to falling from height in the UK. Any working activity or workplace where there's a risk of falling a distance sufficient to cause personal injury is dealt with by the Work at Height Regulations, there are also provisions to manage the possibility of falling objects and debris harming bystanders, passers-by and those working on the ground. The "duty holder" is responsible for making sure that all equipment and scaffolding is secure and that all possible safety measures are taken.

Scaffolders Blandford Forum, Dorset

Blandford Forum scaffolders will be able to help with painting platform hire, scaffolding for sale, scaffolding hire, scaffolding contractors, scaffolding inspections, scaffolding price quotes, scaffold tower hire, scaffolding solutions, scaffold removal, patented scaffolds, Cuplock scaffolding, tube and fitting scaffolds, system scaffolds, affordable scaffolding, double scaffolds, commercial scaffolding, construction scaffolds, mobile scaffolding, scaffold towers, the hire of scaffold boards, tower bridging decks, scaffolding wrapping, aluminium scaffolding, scaffolding companies, scaffold protective fans, 1-man scaffold towers, trestle scaffolds, bespoke scaffolding, stairwell access towers, shoring scaffolds and more scaffolding related services.

Scaffolding Articles

If you want to acquire some detailed guidance on scaffolding and scaffolding practices you'll find numerous compelling articles and discussions on the internet. By way of example we thought it appropriate to include a weblink to this outstanding article regarding scaffolding safety requirements in the United Kingdom.


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