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Power Scaffold for a power couple – The Powel House

When you have visitors like Benjamin Franklin, John Adams and George & Martha Washington at your house – it’s important to keep up appearances.  And that’s exactly what the Philadelphia Society for the Preservation of Landmarks is doing.  The entire facade from woodwork, masonry, roofing and windows is being renovated to make this luxurious mid Georgian 18th century mansion look its best. Superior Scaffold has a reputation for being the go to company for historic structures in the tri-state area.  Our crews are highly trained and take the best precautions to leave the site exactly as we found it.  The Powel...

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Construction Today Magazine features Superior Scaffold at Swarthmore College

The GBCA featured articles about how companies are adapting to the new COVID-19 world. Inside the magazine Superior Scaffold detailed how they worked with GC - Skanska, and all of the subs to accommodate the new and ever changing COVID-19 regulations. Click on either image to be taken to a large, readable, special pdf.  Thanks again to the GBCA and Construction Today Magazine for featuring Superior Scaffold and fellow member companies. And with all of the political craziness at full force this week I thought this song most appropriate.  Enjoy. https://youtu.be/D7xOZVBAWtw   #scaffold #scaffolding #rental #rent #superiorscaffold #restoration #inspection #construction #facade #masonry #canopy #protection #howto #erection...

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Reading Terminal Swing Solutions

When Premier Building Restoration needed access the to the side of the Reading Terminal Market building for restoration, they realized they had a big challenge on their hands.  There wasn’t much room and the lower roofs didn’t have the structural steel to support a big scaffold, or any scaffold for that matter. To top it off, the dome-like curved roof and jutting cornice wouldn’t allow traditional roof rigging. So how could they get their crew to the facade of the Reading Terminal Market to restore windows, masonry, pointing, caulking, you name it? They called Superior Scaffold. And as Bob, “King of Swing”, Sarkisian was...

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Scaffold Artists at Bryn Mawr College

Years of designing, imagining and building has literally created a concrete playground of unlimited potential - and it’s taken the minds of our scaffold erectors to see it. Where stands architectural grandeur to the public eye – lies a concrete jungle to the guerrillas of the steel and stone.  Super heroes and artists do in fact inhabit the earth – maybe not in the forms you are used to seeing but in the sheer ability to see unique challenges and opportunities to scale buildings everyday. Staring through the stone arches at a maze of metal and brawn climbing the rock, once inhabiting...

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The Quiet Beatle

In these uncertain and trying times, we at Superior Scaffold Services are doing everything possible to insure the safest and most effective way to erect your scaffold job.  We follow all of the ever-changing CDC, OSHA, and GBCA safety recommendations and pass each certification so that we can provide you the safest, up to date solutions. Alas, the world is a-changin’.   So, I thought to myself, how could I do my part to keep everyone safe in these troubled times.  And then, BAM!  It hit me.  The best thing I could do is blog about jobs that took place BEFORE COVID19!  Woo Hoo. ...

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Superior is on the cover of SA Magazine for Sphinx Move!

  This was such a unique job!  I'm glad that the Scaffold & Access Magazine put it on the cover for all to see. Click on any of the photos to read the full article. Thanks to Cathee and the SAIA for all of the great work.  And thanks to Mr. Patrick, the Geetar Man, McAndrew for all of his help on this job. And if you need to move the immovable - call Superior Scaffold at (215) 743-2200 today or visit www.superiorscaffold.com.   Today's musical selection is for the boss and comes from the boys in Alice in Chains.  Enjoy. https://youtu.be/zTuD8k3JvxQ     #scaffold #scaffolding #rental #rent #superiorscaffold...

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Superior Scaffold in the latest issue of ALH Magazine

Access, Lift and Handler's, Lindsey Anderson investigates the affect COVID-19 is having on the MCWP (mast climbing work platform) and hoist markets.  Superior's very own, estimator extraordinaire, Tony P, lays it out in simple terms, "adapt and keep moving." Read what else he has to say by clicking on any of the photos for a high resolution version. Thanks to Lindsey and her crew at ALH for putting together such a great article. Let's rock! [embed]https://youtu.be/-tJYN-eG1zk[/embed]       #scaffold #scaffolding #rental #rent #superiorscaffold #restoration #inspection #construction #facade #masonry #canopy #protection #howto #erection #install #emergencyservices #masonry #suspendedscaffold #mastclimber #canopy #philly #philadelphia #pa #electrical #pa #de #nj #ny #md...

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Superior Scaffold wins AGC National Safety Award!

Congratulations to our crew!   We are thrilled and proud to be one of only 7 companies in the region (and the only scaffold company) to win the National AGC Safety Award! The award from the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) program recognizes the quality safety records of AGC member contractors and construction industry partners for the past three years.   The program compares members’ safety records against national averages and other members of similar size and type. Awards were given out to program participants who achieved a zero-incident rate or an incident rate of 25% below their division’s average.   We are in good...

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Gonna’ Carry That Weight – Shoring Pennovation Works – Lab

Just the word Pennovation is inspiring. Maybe that’s why our crew took something as utilitarian as shoring and made it exceptional. Truthfully, they amaze me all the time. They might want to rent space at the new Lab. I’ll ask the boss. It might just be the place to be.  Let’s invent a new scaffolding system, shall we! You see, this is the home of future innovations that could shape the next decade. “The 23-acre property adjacent to Penn's campus (3401 Grays Ferry Ave) accommodates state-of-the-art facilities, researchers, entrepreneurs, and industry partners solving real world problems and translating inventiveness into viable...

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Swarthmore College, Scaffolding Maxine Frank Singer Hall

This job started before the COVID-19 pandemic and was put on hold, like most construction in Pennsylvania. And when we came back to work – it was a NEW WORLD out there. Like everyone, we’ve had to adapt and adopt a new way of doing business.   New regulations to prevent the spread of the virus on construction sites are now the norm. So much so, that when the Governor gave the go ahead for construction again we were called to install a second stair tower on the opposite end of this giant scaffold to follow the state’s new guidelines for...

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