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New Construction, The Alexander, 1601 Vine St. 14 swing stages!

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New building construction.  That’s not something you see us writing about at Superior Scaffold.  We tend to show you the work we do renovating the classic old buildings.  But we actually do quite a bit of new building construction.  I just tend to focus on the old architecture because they make really pretty pictures.  Ha.  Don’t tell my boss.

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But when the guys at Armor Masonry brought us along for this job we thought it was a great opportunity to showcase some really complicated work on the Alexander – a new 32-story residential tower located on the North side of Center City.

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It’s hard to tell from the pictures but we had a total of 14 suspended scaffolds hanging on this job covering the entire façade.

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Armor had a super tight schedule working with multiple trades and we were happy to provide the swing stages to help them meet the deadline.  The main focus was to provide crews access to caulk all the windows, doors and joints of the precast panels.

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I like the fact that you can see the progress from these photos.  Armor’s Gene Rose said, “There were several obstacles during this project. The main one being time constraints. The building needed to be watertight so the interior finishes could remain on schedule.”

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The solution was two mobilizations: The first from the 18th floor.  Installing the top rigging out of the window openings and caulking from 18 down utilizing 14 swings.  The 2nd mobilization was from the 35th floor and several lower offset roofs and balconies down to the 18th.

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The deadline was met even while working with and coordinating swing moves with National Glass and Universal Precast.

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Everyone was thrilled with the work and the fact that the tight timeline was met.

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So the next time you think about access, on any type of building, new or old, think Superior Scaffold!  For information call (215) 743-2200 and ask for Bob, “The King of Swing” or visit www.superiorscaffold.com today.

And for our musical selection today – I’m feeling a tad nostalgic…

GC: LF Driscoll

A little more about the Alexander (from their website).

The Alexander features luxurious homes with unique configurations and unmatched amenities, all in a smoke-free environment. Enjoy upscale urban living from the rooftop deck, the lavish courtyard or by simply letting our on-site concierge assist with making your everyday a little more extraordinary. Live in a walkable, pet-friendly residential neighborhood near museums and parks. Classic, warm, and inviting – find your future at The Alexander.

 

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Most of my posts are written and then I come up with the musical theme but this one was written the other way around.  I heard the song and thought it was fantastic but when I saw the video it just moved me.  It’s one of the coolest combinations of film and music I’ve seen in a long time. (scroll to bottom)

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This is one beautiful job – you can’t deny.  When you see it you just know it is quality, love, and beauty. 

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Since this is a blog and the idea is to Say Something about the work we do and the equipment that goes into it and the challenges we overcome I started to do my usual thinking about how to present it.

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But then I started to think maybe our work does Say Something without having to tell you that this is an enormous sidewalk overhead protection system or canopy that goes around the entire building using both frames and system scaffold – maybe I just show you and see what it says to you. 

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Our guys don’t get “caught up in the middle of it” – they just do their jobs and they do it well.  Like when we couldn’t put our scaffold legs (to the left) on top of that small decorative brass strip running down the sidewalk next to the building, they had to come up with a solution. 

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And when we couldn’t tie into the building our guys creatively used tube and clamp to anchor to the pillars on one side.  And they used push ties or anchors on the other sides.

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I probably should at least tell you that the Suburban Station (One Penn Center) is an awesome art deco office building and underground commuter station at 16th and Jfk.  From the outside she looks fabulous. 

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And we erected this amazing canopy so crews above could replace the windows on the entire building.  Quite a job.

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We even built it up and over the garage entrance.

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And of course we had to do it all while keeping the doors and businesses open.

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Our scaffolds come and go, all around this city, like snow flakes in a storm.  Some are incredible works of art that just make you smile when you see them.  I think our work does Say Something!

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The musical selection is this video that got me going.  And those who know my past can understand my appreciation for the single camera shot and special live audio mix! (And in the Bradbury building to boot)  Wow, oh wow! 

And if the video gets stripped: https://youtu.be/8MPbR6Cbwi4

You know the deal.  If you need scaffolding, scaffold or access call Superior Scaffold today at 215 743-2200 or visit www.superiorscaffold.com

 

And here’s a little about the One Penn Center (Suburban Station) building.

Suburban Station is an art deco office building and underground commuter rail station in Penn Center, Philadelphia. Its official SEPTA address is 16th Street and JFK Boulevard. The station is owned and operated by SEPTA and is one of the three core Center City stations on the SEPTA Regional Rail. The station was built by the Pennsylvania Railroad to replace the original Broad Street Station and opened on September 28, 1930.

The station opened as a stub-end terminal for Pennsylvania Railroad trains serving Center City Philadelphia, intended to replace the above-ground Broad Street Station in this function. The station’s full name was originally Broad Street Suburban Station. One Penn Center served as the headquarters of the PRR from 1930 to 1957.

 

 

 

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Pretty in Pink – SAIA Committee week begins! Galveston, TX 2/19-22

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It’s here!  And these ladies decked in Superior Scaffold pink make it all happen. (Thanks for sending us the pic)

Committee week is where the giants in the scaffold and access industry meet to work on current projects, discuss issues, evaluate goals and objectives and prepare for the upcoming year.  

Thank you SAIA team.  Git ‘er done.  You always do!

Feeling musical today.  Several genres represented so take your pick.  But since they look fantastic this first cut is dedicated to you!

Have a great week!

 

 

 

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Cantilever landing deck at Bryn Mawr Hospital

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These are the kind of jobs that intrigue me. It’s not huge but it’s very cool and was designed for a unique purpose.

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Superior Scaffold was brought in to help Philly D&M solve a problem. They needed more room to fly pre-fabricated wall panels up with a crane and then land them somewhere so there was enough room to lean them over and pull them inside onto the floor where they could be placed.

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We designed a 23’ X 12’ cantilever landing deck that protruded out of the seventh floor giving crews just the extra room they needed to maneuver the large panels.

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This platform was built using 28’ aluminum stringer beams, system scaffold and wood decking, designed with a load capacity of 2500 pounds.

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It worked like a champ. We are proud to be helping with the new Bryn Mawr hospital project. We’ve got several canopies around the premises. (Read about them here).

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And if you need access solutions with out of the box thinking, call Superior Scaffold today at (215) 743-2200 today and ask for Bob.

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And today’s musical selection has nothing to do with cantilevers or hospitals – it’s just that “my boys” (for Guy) in Black Label have a new album out and here’s a taste.

If the video gets stripped out – here’s the link: https://youtu.be/YT1ljQ1c3_4

Sub: Philly D&M

GC: HSC

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Superior Scaffold congratulates the Super Bowl LII champion Eagles!

What an unbelievable game it was! And what a season this has been!

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I’ll admit I’m normally not a huge football fan but how can you not get fired up watching the Eagles overcome adversity and go on to win the Super Bowl!

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What made me an Eagles fan? Well, it started back in October with a special tour through the Link and an opportunity to meet resident badass, defensive end, Brandon Graham.

And it was his strip sack of Tom Brady that pretty much sealed the win!

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He’s a super nice guy and one heck of a player.

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And then we got a tour of the locker rooms.

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I love this shot!

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We also got to see the media room and someone got to pretend they were in charge!

And it all culminated with walk down the ramp onto the field with the lights and music cranking. I got so caught up going down the chute I went right out onto the field and almost got tackled and escorted out. Doh.

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But the Eagles organization was very cool, realizing that it’s hard not to get caught up in the excitement.

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And in a nutshell, that’s how it started and I’ve been an Eagles fan ever since!

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Thanks to the Eagles organization who allowed us to run around in the Link. And thanks to Santander bank who set up the event for their clients.

 

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Here’s to next year and another Super Bowl win!!!

Go E-A-G-L-E-S!

 

 

 

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Rollin’ rollin’ rollin’
Though the streams are swollen
Keep them doggies rolling
Rawhide
Rain and wind and weather
Hell bent for leather
Wishing my girl was by my side
All the things I’m missin’
Good victuals, love and kissin’
Are waiting at the end of my ride

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It’s our job at Superior Scaffold to keep things rollin’. What do I mean by that? Well, when you have a business smack in the middle of the busiest part of town and you have a complete restoration going on overhead – you don’t want anything to stop. You want to keep those sidewalks open for all of the pedestrian traffic possible.

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I will admit I had to look up the term victuals, since it’s just not something you hear much anymore. But every one of those people walking on the sidewalk is going somewhere and some are going to get some good victuals and we need to give them a throughput and protection when they do.

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Canopies are a huge part of our business and we do it well. Heck, on this job we also designed and provided the double-wide swing stages or suspended scaffold that masonry crews used while doing a compete exterior renovation on this building at 13th and Market. So, we kept the crews rollin’, rollin’, rollin’ above at the same time we had pedestrians moving below.

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This particular overhead protection system features roughly 800 linear feet of system scaffold – wide enough to stampede a whole ton of people through. It’s also tall enough to do some calf roping in – if you had to. AND it’s lit up so you can find your way down that long winding trail of concrete in the jungle of life.

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Golly, we’ve also got 4’ debris panels on the top when those doggies are kicking up dust and special tie-downs to keep it mighty secure when those bad fellas role through town.

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And jeepers paw, we erected up and over multiple loading doors and parking garage entrances.

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All-in-all it’s been a hoot and a success. Several trades were able to use our suspended scaffold and our overhead protection system did exactly what it designed to do.

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If you need scaffolding, scaffold or access just put out the call to Superior Scaffold (215) 743-2200 today!

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And our music today fits perfectly.  Enjoy.

If the video gets stripped out:  https://youtu.be/ew1sSznDcWA

and

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and just for fun

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GC: Joseph Duggan

Painting: Arena

 

 

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There comes a time in every man’s life when they reach the pinnacle of their career and this is it for Superior Scaffold‘s very own estimator, Pat McAndrew.

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The good people at the GBCA and Construction Today Magazine have published an article about one of  his jobs!  Admittedly, this is one really cool project.  We’ve got scaffolding 5 stories high inside the Forrest Theater erected around the audience seats.  We provided the painting and restoration crews with a work deck to access the entire perimeter and the ceiling.

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We also provided scaffold and access in the attic – above the plaster ceiling that hangs precariously above the audience.  Click on any of the pics above to be taken to a fascinating read and some awesome photos.  Or click here.  

Pat really did a great job on this.  Thank you Construction Today for making a man in his prime feel like he now needs to retire and collect junk professionally.  McAndrew and Son.

And in honor of Pat’s publishing success we have this musical number.

If the link gets stripped:https://youtu.be/yIJFV54kAls

And if you need scaffold, scaffolding, access or want to put Pat back to work call Superior Scaffold today at (215) 743-2200 or visit www.superiorscaffold.com.

 

 

 

 

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Hailed as the epicenter of Center City’s revival back in 1977, The Gallery Mall is finally getting its recognition as the preeminent shopping experience in downtown Philadelphia. It opened to the tune of $105 million; big bucks back in the day. But forty years has gone by and with it so has the sheen and promises on this old structure.

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Jump forward to right now as three city blocks and roughly 1,000,000 square feet of redevelopment are occurring.  And when it’s all said and done it will be the largest retail repositioning project in the region.  Once called The Gallery Mall, developers are re-branding it as the Fashion District Philadelphia.  Sounds much better than the Fashion Outlets of Philadelphia doesn’t it?  It will be a more expansive mix of retail, entertainment and dining.  And it will finally give the mall the accolades that were supposed materialize all those years ago.  There are some great photos of the redevelopment here.

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We don’t get involved with the politics of adding movie theaters in favor of outlet shops.  We just provide the best access and overhead protection systems and do our part as seamlessly as possible.  Superior Scaffold provided six, yes six, canopies around this three block area down Market St. from 8th to 10th and two of them were almost 400 feet long.

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Take a look.

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We had to do most of the erecting at night when there was a minimum of both pedestrian and automobile traffic.  It’s nice to see some night shots, courtesy of Mr. Pat McAndrew, our crack estimator.  (this is his job).

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The overhead protection systems or canopies sat on top Jersey barriers.  The customer provided police for traffic control while our guys did their work.

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Each canopy was constructed using system scaffold, steel and aluminum beams, corregated metal roofing, U-heads, cement anchors, lighting, debris panels, and even debris netting on one side.  I believe our engineer even added a few structural elements to give each more stability as they sat on top of the Jersey barriers. 

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He added some diagonal bracing beneath the overhead sections but also added a type of tie-down or anchoring method at each bay to the outside of the Jersey barrier for more support.

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This is how the sidewalk sheds laid out.

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9th St. West – 7′ wide x 200′ long x 10′ high

10th St. West – 7′ wide x 160′ long x 10′ high.

833 Market St. – 7′ wide x 105′ long x 10′ high.

HPP Entrance – 30′ wide x 30′ long x 10′ high.

900 Market St. – 7′ wide x 390′ long x 10′ high.

1000 Market St. – 7′ wide x 390′ long x 10′ high.

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The owners then applied custom decorative vinyl panels to the exterior of our debris panels advertising the newly renovated mall.

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We recently did a GBCA (General Building Contractors Association) hardhat tour and it’s quite an impressive redevelopment from GC ‘s Shoemaker/Skanska.  Here’s a link to that blogpost.

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I think I can honestly say that when this is complete it will be a shining beacon of retail goodness in the heart of Center City.

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And you know the deal.  Treat everyone the way you want to be treated, tip your wait staff and call Superior Scaffold at (215) 743-2200 when you need scaffolding, scaffold, access or overhead protection!  Those are the three most important things in life.  😉  Oh, and ask for Pat – he’ll take you shopping.

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And for our musical number today we have some grungy, sludgy, swampy rock from my boys in COC in honor of the Gallery Mall redeeming itself – in a way.  Enjoy.  And if the link gets stripped: https://youtu.be/x5J6glCmaqE

We’d like to thank D’Angelo Bros for bringing us along on this fashion ride!

And here’s a cool timelapse of the glass glass cube entrance being built caught by EarthCam from April 2017 to November 2017.

If the link get’s stripped:  https://youtu.be/7xPFJGbmXd4

 

 

 

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Names can be deceiving. Canopy at Tattooed Mom on South Street

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Hey, I thought awesome here’s a post for all the Moms I know who are just dying to get tattoos for Christmas.  😉   But I was in for a little surprise when I started digging.

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Seems it’s not a tattoo parlor at all but one of Philly’s most instagrammed eating, drinking and gathering places.  In terms of followers it’s right up there with South Street’s Magic Gardens, the largest work from local mosaic artist Isaiah Zagar. Sorry all of you Moms who wanted Christmas ink but there are places down the street. All we knew was that we had to help them stay open for business.  

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The entire point of is this post is to show you that we are on the scene no matter the size of the job.  As estimator Pat says, “no job is too big or too small so call – Superior today.”  He really does say this – all the time.  I wonder if this obsession is healthy?  I personally find it a bit strange but hey, he’s been married a really long time maybe there is something to it…???

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Tattood Mom is an extremely visual place – very eclectic. And anyone who knows me knows these are the kind of spaces I like to frequent. 

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It’s vibrant and artistic full of street and sticker art.  Hit their website to see just what I’m talking about.

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This was an emergency services call and we responded within hours to help Mom’s stay open while construction is going on.  We meticulously installed a sidewalk overhead protection system, otherwise known as a canopy or sidewalk shed to protect the pedestrian traffic coming in and out of the establishment. 

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This sidewalk shed uses our biggest canopy or walk-thru frames and is 8’ wide X 20’ long X 10’ high with colorful debris panels on the top.  This set up is something that works well for most small businesses to help keep them stay open and running as normal while work goes on.  

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So you see, Pat is correct, “no job is too big or too small so call Superior today” at (215) 743-2200 or visit www.superiorscaffold.com for more info.  The next time you are on South Street pop in on Tattooed Mom at 530 South Street and write on the wall.

And since Pat, the ultimate Hipster, was prowling the streets in the mid 60’s, he remembers this groovy gem – perfect for this location.

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“I feel pretty…oh so pretty”

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“We may lose and we may win but we will never be here again. So open up I’m climbing in to take it easy.”

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“Dreamer I know what you’re thinkin’.”

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“Beautiful dreamer, wake unto me.  Starlight and dewdrops are waiting for thee.”

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I’m just going to mix a whole bunch of musical lyrics today and why?  Well, I’m in a good mood and it’s always fun to see if you know the songs where they came from.  Life is short people.  It really is.  So love your kids and your family and be sure to tell them.  Remember to say hello to everyone.  Treat everyone exactly the way you want to be treated.  And take that opportunity even if scares the crap out of you.  And most importantly, if you got up this morning it means YOU ARE ALIVE so be thankful and make the most of your time. 

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Okay, enough of my Joel Osteen moment (that’s for you Pini) and time to relay that into this job we have in front of us.  Because on the surface it looks just like all of our canopy, overhead protection, swing stage, suspended scaffold jobs that our guys so painstakingly erect to utter perfection.  But there is something special about this job.

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Can you spot it?

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We installed an overhead protection system all the way around this building to protect pedestrians as the painting and window crews puts a new shine and polish on this structure.

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There are sections where we had to erect up and over loading docks and around obstacles.

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We also have a bunch of suspended scaffold rigs all around the building.  You can see here the crews applying the new paint making her “oh so pretty”.  Look carefully at the wide shots to see the difference new windows and fresh paint make.

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Have you spotted it yet?

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This building is going to really pop when she’s all finished.  Got it yet?

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All I’ll say is that we pride ourselves on providing the best customer service oriented experience in the business.  We work closely with you to get you exactly what you want.  It’s why we’ve been around for over 65 years.  Our people really care.  Could that be it?  Hmmmm?  Well look again and you tell me.  Hit the reply button when you’ve figured it out.

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If you need scaffolding, scaffold or access call Superior Scaffold today at (215) 743-2200 and ask for Bob, the one armed bandit, and he’ll take care of you.  Thanks to our partners, Melrose, and Paul Rabinowitz Glass on this project!

Today’s musical selection is for the building itself. (skip to :50 seconds in)

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#contstruction #facade #masonry #canopy #protection #howto #erection #install
#emergencyservices #masonry #suspendedscaffold #mastclimber #workplatform
#canopy #philly #philadelphia #pa #electrical #pa #de #nj #ny #md#rents #sales
#design #erection #dismantle #deliver #swingstaging #swings #stages#shoring
#USA #nationwide #national #top10 #electric #electrical #painter #trashchute
#debrischute #chutes #transportplatform #buckhoist