Scaffold towers are used to get the jobs done that require reaching a high place. These are used all over the world. These equipments allow people to reach those areas which are too far off the ground and cannot be safely reached with a ladder, and help to accomplish building or repairing activities in such areas. For example, the roof and new sidings of the house can be done through scaffold towers. There is also a wide range of scaffold towers which helps to reach in heights especially made for construction of houses, apartments, or any other repairing work. These towers are basically made up of aluminum and alloy. Scaffolding is an arrangement of metal poles and planks which is held together by couplers and other attaching devices. Most scaffold towers are made of steel and wood products. The metal scaffold towers are strong, light weight and easy to assemble.
Scaffold towers are available in detached form in kits, which are easy to assemble. The important components of a scaffolding tower kit are:
Extension ladders are those ladders whose length can be extended for reaching to higher places. Extension ladders are a combination of two or more ladders and can be extended up to double their height if the situation demands. These are available in a variety of materials such as fiberglass, steel and aluminum. Extension ladders are extremely useful as they are efficient and practical tools. These types of ladders are best suited for repair, paint jobs, etc. Extension ladders are a cheap alternative to more expensive equipments like a scaffold tower. There are five steps to using an extension ladder safely:
Telescopic ladders feature an extract-retract mechanism similar to that found in optical telescopes, and therefore the name telescopic ladder. The many advantages of using a telescopic ladder are:
The telescopic ladder is available in a number of styles. These include the telescopic loft ladder, the telescopic steps (or telesteps), the telescopic ladder (black or red color line) and the combination ladder. The combination telescopic ladder is the most versatile ladder and best suited for working at the roofs of houses, or at high building sites.