Should You Rent or Buy Scaffolding Equipment?

Should You Rent or Buy Scaffolding Equipment?Are you in need of scaffolding equipment for a project, but can’t decide whether to rent or buy it? This decision is a hard one for many of our clients, but we are here to help! The truth is, there’s no right or wrong answer. It all depends on the task ahead. But, we’ve put the following points together to help make the choice easier:

Rent Scaffolding Equipment If:

  • the project is scheduled to be completed in 3 months or less
  • the project is at a high level that is over 6 meters (19+ feet)
  • you are unfamiliar or unqualified to build, erect, & dismantle scaffolding
  • the project structure is curved or has an awkward shape

Buy Scaffolding Equipment If:

  • the project is scheduled to take longer than 3 months to complete
  • scaffolding equipment needed is 6 meters or less
  • the project is a simple one with straight line elevations
  • you have a safety program in place, as well as fully trained personnel qualified to safely erect and dismantle scaffolding equipment

American Scaffolding Services

American Scaffolding Services, Industrial Wire Rope’s parent company, offers more than just scaffolding rentals. Services offered include Erection and DismantleServicing Equipment, Safety TrainingEngineeringEquipment Inspection/Reconditioning, and Davit and Anchor Systems. Make sure to check out the Scaffolding Ideas page and inquire with any questions to American Scaffolding, Inc. at (513) 353-1181 or by e-mailing info@amscaf.com.

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