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Do you Need Scaffolding Following Storm Gareth?

Do you Need Scaffolding Following Storm Gareth?

By on Mar 11, 2019 in Blog |

If Storm Gareth has affected your property, Network Scaffold Services UK Ltd can provide you with reliable and cost effective scaffolding when you need it most. The Met Office issued a yellow weather warning ahead of turbulent conditions which included 80 mph winds in some areas and heavy downpours.  The HSE (Health and Safety Executive) also recently tweeted a reminder to all scaffolding companies of the Scaffold Design Checklist, in light of any incidents in the wake of Storm Gareth. Our scaffolding is ideal for on-going construction sites as well as repair work if your building has been affected by adverse weather. Here are some examples of how you can use our scaffolding systems for repairs – Damaged roofing Broken chimneys Window repair or replacement Gutter replacement Health and Safety is at the heart of our Business Here at Network Scaffold Services UK Ltd, we pride ourselves on making sure that the health and safety of our staff, clients, and the general public are covered when we start work on a project. We fully support halting work using scaffolding if we feel the safety of anyone involved or the general public could be affected. Once our specialist team start work on a project, we always work closely with customers and clients to establish the highest health and safety standards and to ensure that they are adhered to throughout. As standard only members of our qualified team are responsible for erecting and dismantling our systems, no matter how big or small the project may be. Working strictly to the Working at Height regulations of 2005, we continually invest in training for our staff to make sure they’re working knowledge of the industry is fully up to date. Trust the Scaffolding Specialists We regularly work with private individuals, local authorities, industrial, commercial and house building projects in Derbyshire and the surrounding areas. With a wealth of industry experience and expertise, we can provide you with a helping hand to get your property repaired and safe. If you’d like to know more about our services, please get in touch and our team of experts can answer any questions that you may...

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Safety Comes First Erecting Scaffolding in Staffordshire

Safety Comes First Erecting Scaffolding in Staffordshire

By on Feb 28, 2019 in Blog |

Scaffolding in Staffordshire from experts at Network Scaffold Services will make sure you get your project completed safely and on time. We pride ourselves on continually improving our health and safety practices in line with the latest industry standards and legislation. Our policy ensures all activity taking place on site considers the safety of employees, subcontractors and the general public. It’s not just about what you’ve currently got planned; Network Scaffold Services look at the bigger picture and plan ahead for any areas that may have health and safety consequences in the future. The Rules of Scaffolding in Staffordshire Every project we undertake for scaffolding in Staffordshire works in line with the Government’s Work at Height Regulations which include: Only properly trained and competent scaffold contractors can be used to set up scaffold towers and structures It’s the responsibility of that contractor to obtain the relevant and correct licences for the scaffold to be set up on public highways and pavements The company employing the scaffolders much also check they have correct licence, that’s in date and won’t expire before works are completed If the scaffold is erected in a public place, the company should schedule work during quieter times to lower the risk to passers-by Once erected, all scaffolding must be thoroughly inspected before its used. Inspections should then take place every day, after any alterations to the structure or extreme weather conditions By adhering to these rules every scaffolding assignment Network Scaffold Services is part of is safe for all involved and the general public. Environmentally Conscious Scaffolding in Staffordshire We strike the balance between the needs of our customers and environmentally conscious scaffold erecting in Staffordshire. This is achieved through being efficient and reducing waste in all areas possible as well as promoting a culture of material recycling and waste management. Similar to our health and safety policy, we organise regular training sessions to make sure all of our staff are fully up to date with industry practices and legislation. Get in Touch to Discuss Scaffolding in Staffordshire Our highly skilled workforce brings a lengthy experience of the scaffolding industry in both commercial and domestic sectors, which helps us to fully understand our customers’ needs. Contact us today to...

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Gutter Maintenance Using Scaffolding in Derby

Gutter Maintenance Using Scaffolding in Derby

By on Feb 21, 2019 in Blog |

Scaffolding in Derby from experienced providers Network Scaffold Services will help keep your gutters maintained during lower temperatures and poor weather. Because gutters are in difficult to reach positions, it’s important to use scaffolding so they can be reached safely. Here are some tell-tale signs that your gutters need repairing, such as – Parts of the gutter have broken away and are visible on your lawn You can see plants, mould or moss growing in your gutter Water is leaking over the top of your gutter instead of draining downwards Gutters are being detached from your home Cracks between two pieces of gutter that should be joined together Whereas these issues may require new gutters, these issues will be addressed with regular maintenance using scaffolding. Scaffolding in Derby – The Safer Option Using scaffolding instead of ladders to perform gutter maintenance offers you a safe and stable platform to complete the task.  Network Scaffolding Services will provide scaffolding for other areas of home improvements including house extensions, loft conversions and roofing; making us your one-stop shop for home building, repairs and maintenance. Qualified Providers of Scaffolding in Derby With accreditations as a SMAS Worksafe Contractor, members of the Scaffolding Association and Safety Schemes in Procurement, Network Scaffold Services are the most qualified providers of scaffolding in Derby and the surrounding areas. Our scaffolding service can be used for gutters on any size of domestic or commercial property, you will be blown away by our reliable workmanship. Get in Touch For Superb Scaffolding in Derby Network Scaffold Services has decades of combined industry experience which allows us to turn around tight deadlines and deliver a service which matches our customers need. If you’d like to know about how you can use our scaffolding in Derby, please contact us and speak to one of our friendly...

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Scaffolding in Staffordshire For Your Loft Conversion

Scaffolding in Staffordshire For Your Loft Conversion

By on Feb 11, 2019 in Blog |

Scaffolding in Staffordshire will be essential if you’ve decided to add a loft conversion to your home. Network Scaffold Services will provide, install and dismantle any scaffolding you require for any part of your redevelopment. We regularly work with homeowners and house building construction companies, offering a professional service at a competitive price. Tips for Scaffolding in Staffordshire and Loft Conversions House extensions typically cost on average £16,000, whereas a loft extension is considerably cheaper as most of the structure is already in place. Loft conversions are a great way to add value to your property and create more space in your home; plus you can use the room for whatever your heart desires. Adding another natural light source to your property through rooflights will save you money on heating bills in the Winter. Loft conversions typically don’t require planning permission, simply follow guidelines from legislation brought into force in 2011 – The maximum volume allowance is 40 cubic metres for terraced houses This is 50 cubic metres for detached and semi-detached houses The extension must not go beyond the roof’s existing slope at the front of the house Mustn’t be higher than the roof itself Not overhang the house’s walls No verandas, balconies or raised platforms can be added Side-facing windows must be obscurely glazed All openings must be 1.7 metres above the floor The only time you will require planning permission for a loft conversion is if you live in conservation or designated area, which can be obtained from your local council. Start Transforming Your Home with Scaffolding in Staffordshire Network Scaffold Services have been providing an excellent standard of scaffolding in Staffordshire and the surrounding areas for decades. Our number one priority is the health and safety of our customers, no matter the size of the project. Get in touch today to speak to the experts for scaffolding in...

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Everything you need to know about Access Scaffolding in Staffordshire

Everything you need to know about Access Scaffolding in Staffordshire

By on Jan 27, 2019 in Blog |

Access scaffolding in Staffordshire from Network Scaffolding is ideal for any size of project. With years of experience in the scaffold contract industry, we take great pride in our work in a number of sectors including – Self builds by private individuals Maintenance Repair Construction contracts for local authorities Access scaffolding in Staffordshire committed to the environment Here at Network Scaffolding, we work strictly to our environmental policy which is designed to reduce any potential problems from our work to the surrounding environment and people. We always aim to strike the perfect balance between satisfying our clients and being environmentally conscious. Here are our environmental commitments for projects requiring access scaffolding – Utilise necessary resources as efficiently as possible Reduce waste pollution and negative emissions Promote material recycling and waste management Encourage energy conservation where possible Adhere to all environmental legislative practices and regulations We also carry out regular staff training so all of our team fully understand and comply with our environment policy Safety First Access Scaffolding Services As well as committing to helping our environment, we also take the health and safety of our staff undertaking access scaffolding very seriously. We run constant revisions to our health and safety policy, to keep up with the latest legislations and comply with BS OHSAS 18001:2007; part of the British standard for occupational health and safety management systems. Network Scaffolding is well equipped to deal with any access scaffolding in Staffordshire projects as well as the surrounding areas such as Derby, Lichfield, Burton on Trent, Tamworth and further afield across the Midlands. Get in touch for all your access scaffolding needs Network Scaffolding is your only destination for access scaffolding and we can give you a free no-obligation quote for your project. A member of our highly experienced team will be able to provide all the information you...

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Access Scaffolding That Doesn’t Compromise on Safety

Access Scaffolding That Doesn’t Compromise on Safety

By on Jan 20, 2019 in Blog |

Choosing a scaffolding provider can be stressful if it is your first enquiry. For over 25 years we’ve established ourselves as Derbyshire leading access scaffolding provider and our reputation has continued throughout the Midlands. What makes us the area’s leading contractor is our professionalism, bespoke service and reasonable prices. No project is too big for the team at Network Scaffold Services! and we continuously test ourselves with tailored services. We operate in the domestic market, the commercial and industrial sector as well as local authorities. Access scaffolding is a dangerous trade when proper precautions are not taken, and this starts at the planning stage. The wrong information taken at this point in the service process, in worst cases, lead to fatalities due to unsuitable or unsafe equipment and scaffolding structures. It is therefore vitally important that you select an access scaffolding provider who understands the risk involved in this trade. And does not compromise on quality and safety when. Accredited Access Scaffolding Providers Our work has taken us right across the Midlands, not only that has seen us accredited by numerous scaffolding organisations. We’ve become long-standing members of the Scaffolding Association and a registered Work Safe Contractor. We’re extremely proud of the recognition we’ve earned! This demonstrates to our customers that you’ll receive a service which meets all current safety laws and regulations. Access scaffolding allows access to places that workers generally struggle to reach safely. These unique situations require unique solutions! So, if for whatever reason your site is hard to reach. At Network Scaffold we provide accurate and bespoke design service. Where our team will produce a scaffold design for those hard to reach areas. What’s more, in addition to our safe working practices, we also make a conscious make sure our work has as little impact on the environment as possible. Receive a No-obligation Quote for Access Scaffolding At Network Scaffold Services UK Ltd with our access scaffolding service, clients receive safe, dependable and professional scaffolding from start to finish. If you’d like to make an enquiry about our service contact a member of our team and receive a no-obligation tailored...

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