Abseil access saves a fortune on scaffold costs on jobs like this.
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Most contractors use scaffold to repair / replace cast iron gutters, especially heavy Ogee gutters like these. We can do this work from rope access, without compromising the quality of the job.
The picture below shows the suspension system used to do the job.
We’ve just added a fairly in depth Case Study that shows a full spire head rebuild – link below.
This page shows a brand new installation of a permanent ladder to give access up inside a steeple, and galvanised mesh to prevent birds getting in to the building (as they were previously).
Looking up the ladder from the base.Continue reading Installation of permanent ladder and louvre windows mesh
A complete and deep rake out, and subsequent full repoint with hydraulic lime mortar, of the entire spire of an Aberdeenshire Church.
This shot shows a pointed and finished horizontal bed above, a raked out vertical joint (note the depth achieved), and newly pointed and unfinished lime (it ends up smooth like the lime above).Continue reading 2017 lime pointing work
Today (30th of March 2017) we received the welcome news that we have gained entry to the Guild of Master Craftsmen.
The selection process is rigorous and based on references (they have to be very good). We are proud of this, and intend to uphold the standards of the Guild by simply maintaining our own standards.
This scaffold was built for use by a stonemasonry firm.