We specialize in renting our Non-Stop (Crank Up) Scaffolding and FRACO mast climber scaffolding. Please note that we normally do not rent frame scaffolding unless it is a large quantity or unless it is needed in conjunction with the Non-Stop or FRACO.
The rental process begins with customers telling us how long and how high they need the scaffolding to go. We will then go over the project with them (if needed) and verify whether any inside or outside corners will need to be turned, whether there is enough room on the project for the scaffolding to be assembled, and come up with a plan of action if the scaffolding will need to be dismantled and reassembled on another wall during the course of the project.
We will then come up with an itemized quote of all scaffolding items and accessories needed for the project as well as shipping to the project and back to our yard. If necessary, we will also provide a quote for scaffolding training and arrange for one of our representatives to be on site at the project to provide knowledge and guidance.
After this, we will have our customers sign a scaffolding rental contract that spells out the agreed-upon terms between SWS and our customers. Once the contract is signed, we will provide the scaffolding at the time and location requested by the customer.
Non-Stop Scaffolding and FRACO mast climbers both require a substantial initial investment if you are purchasing scaffolding. By renting from Southwest Scaffolding, you are only paying a fraction of this initial investment (we usually require a month rent up front) to have a very powerful tool on your project. On a long term rental, many of our clients want the option to purchase at the end of the rental, so we have this option available.
Renting Non-Stop Scaffolding and FRACO mast climbers from SWS will let you complete larger projects at less costs. The larger a project gets, the less efficient conventional frame scaffolding becomes due the large amount of labor required to set it up. A large project with conventional scaffolding usually requires a dedicated crew to continually erect and dismantle scaffolding throughout the project and lots of expensive planks are required to plank all levels. With Non-Stop and FRACO, the platform only needs to be assembled once and only one level planked. Not only will the workers be more efficient with this scaffolding but the labor that would be used to assemble can now be used for construction. Both scaffolding units also have a distinct safety advantage over frame scaffolding. Fewer tie offs need to be made to the wall, less time spent on erection and dismantling of the safety platform means there is far less that can go wrong or break and there is less to check for safety compliance.
Southwest Scaffolding’s rental program can be just the ticket for you to take that big step into a larger and more profitable project or will allow you to take on additional work instead of passing on a lucrative opportunity.
NON-STOP SCAFFOLDING RENTAL
At Southwest Scaffolding, we have over 1,000 lineal feet x 35 feet high of Non-Stop scaffolding available for rent nationwide. Non-Stop Scaffolding is also called crank-up scaffolding. One working platform is assembled and climbs via a series of winches on a series of towers. This scaffolding will absolutely save you labor money on a large project and will also increase your quality since the platform level can be adjusted to exactly the right position for the workers instead of 6’4″ or greater intervals. The advantage of Non-Stop over FRACO mast climbers is its price and adaptability. It is much lest expensive than a mast climber but will still reach great heights while providing an efficiency advantage over frame scaffolding. It is also more easily adaptable to odd building shapes, inside and outside corners.
Local rentals are either picked up by the customer or delivered by our trucks for an extra fee. Long-distance rentals are trucked on 40’ trailers. A typical 40′ trailer will carry approximately 275 ft. x 36 ft of Non-Stop and 250 boards. Additionally, we offer free shipping for rentals of 200 feet or more for 5 months or more. Below is a typical long-distance rental load. We recommend taking a picture of the scaffolding on the truck when it arrives on your project so you can see how it racked and loaded and be able to duplicate that when the project is complete. In addition, if you are mixing our rental Non-Stop Scaffolding with your scaffolding, please note that our scaffolding is marked with a different color on the sides.
Southwest Scaffolding now has FRACO mast climbing work platforms for sale and rent. These platforms can carry up to 10,000 lbs per tower and two towers can be linked together to form a single unit. Contact us regarding quantities and availability. FRACO mast climbers are perfect for large projects with lots of height. Each tower has an engine unit so if two masts are linked, there will be two engines to move the scaffolding up and down the platform. FRACO mast climbers offer the same advantages over frame scaffolding as Non-Stop scaffolding does. It requires far less manpower to assemble and dismantle and uses far less decking, the work platform only has to be set up once and the workers can work more efficiently. FRACO mast climbers have an advantage over Non-Stop in that the working platform can be made to be wider, allowing for easier movement of workers and materials across the platform, the platform height can be adjusted with the flip of a switch and the platform can be lowered to the ground at the end of each workday, increasing safety by not requiring workers to climb a ladder or stair tower to access the scaffolding platform.
If you need scaffold boards with your rental. We offer that option as well. Our inventory consists of 16′, 12′, 10′ and 80.5″ OSHA-stamped solid-sawn scaffold planks. We also offer LVL (laminated veneer lumber), which we test to ensure it meets OSHA standards. Please call us for a quote.
We can cost-effectively ship scaffolding for either rental or sales nationwide and even to Canada. View the video below to see how we do it.