The first thing that comes to the mind when you hear the word ‘Scaffold’ is the orthodox scaffold made up of crossing tubes which are firmly fixated from the ground. Though that system is still in use, other innovations have come up, not to supplant, but to support the traditional scaffolding system. The modifications have come up to help create Mobile Scaffolds. These are cropping up to meet the need of changing and moving the construction sites. Basically, they are the same as the old, conventional scaffolds, but with one improvement – the new ones have wheels at their base to facilitate their movement from one place to another.
There are a few parameters which can help you decide whether the new scaffold is the one for you, or whether you should stick with the tried and tested traditional scaffold. If your construction site is huge and covers a large area then it would be beneficial to have the newer scaffold which shall facilitate your need of movement. Using the conventional scaffold for this process would be quite cumbersome as it would require lots of dismantling and then again setting up of the entire system again and again, every time you have to relocate to some other place in the site. It will also use a lot of time which can otherwise be used in the main construction process itself. With the newer version of scaffolds, all the workers need to do is push or pull the system to the unit to the area in question.
It is better to go with an aluminium mobile scaffold. There are a number of benefits of using an aluminium scaffold over a steel scaffold. Firstly, aluminum scaffolding units are comparatively lighter in weight as compared to steel ones and so can be easily shifted from one part of the construction site to the other without giving much stress or body pains to the workers involved in the task of moving the unit. Secondly, solid steel is expensive and huge towers made from them are more so. Aluminum systems have some plastic units in them as well, which helps reduce the weight of the entire unit.
They are also durable, lightweight and resilient. The lesser weight is in no way compromising the safety of the system. Mobile scaffold for hire is available at umpteen number of places, you must just know where to look, what to look for and not get drawn in by the cheap price of some low quality products. Remember – if you pay more, you get more. Be careful of the people trying to fool you with low quality, fake and duplicate products. Always take expert advice and opinion into consideration while going in for such a purchase.