System

Scaffold, scaffolding, scaffolding, rent, rents, scaffolding rental, construction, ladders, equipment rental, scaffolding Philadelphia, scaffold PA, philly, building materials, NJ, DE, MD, NY, renting, leasing, inspection, general contractor, masonry, 215 743-2200, superior scaffold, electrical, HVAC, swing stage, swings, suspended scaffold, overhead protection, canopy, transport platform, lift, hoist, mast climber, access, buck hoist, powel house, historic

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...

Read More
superior scaffold, scaffolding, gbca, Swarthmore College, construction today magazine

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...

Read More
superior scaffold, system scaffold, scaffolding, access, windows, masonry, philadelphia, pa, nj, de, bryn Mawr college

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...

Read More
swarthmore college, scaffold, scaffolding, superior scaffold, rent, stair tower

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...

Read More
Scaffolding, scaffold, cantilever scaffold, iron workers, carpenters, façade, system scaffold, Philadelphia, pa, nj, de

Market Street Men of Steel – Cantilever Scaffold

The new owners of 1101 Market St. wanted to make some changes to the entryway and needed to give crews access to a hard to reach area. This section is literally cut into the entrance to the Aramark Tower (now the Jefferson Center) four stories up. Superior Scaffold was called in by GC, Clemens Construction, to create a cantilever scaffold where the base would sit inside the lobby of the building but would allow crews to work out under the section extruding from the building. Our cantilevered work deck had to support everyone from iron workers putting in the new steel,...

Read More
superior scaffold, scaffolding, shoring, national alamo, rental car, pa, philadelphia

Scaffolding & Shoring – Working at the Car Wash

Everyone knows that I like to bring the cool jobs to light no matter how large or small they might be, and this one certainly fits. It’s pretty amazing to think that this car wash works around the clock 365 days a year. I had no idea that this rental car company (at Philadelphia International Airport) washed so many cars in a month.  It's non stop!  I guess it makes sense with cars constantly being rented and turned back in. If something were to happen to the building it would be nearly impossible to shut it down for repairs. Well, that’s exactly...

Read More
Scaffold, scaffolding, scaffolding, rent, rents, scaffolding rental, construction, ladders, equipment rental, scaffolding Philadelphia, scaffold PA, philly, building materials, NJ, DE, MD, NY, renting, leasing, inspection, general contractor, masonry, 215 743-2200, superior scaffold, electrical, HVAC, swing stage, swings, suspended scaffold, overhead protection, canopy, transport platform, lift, hoist, mast climber, access, buck hoist

Scaffolding St. Agatha – St. James Church, 38th and Chestnut

Working on St. Agatha - St. James Church at 38th and Chestnut is one of those rare opportunities where we get to help renovate an historic landmark. St. James was the first Catholic Church on the west side of the Schuylkill River, founded 1850. St. Agatha, 3813 Spring Garden Street, was founded shortly thereafter in 1865. In 1976 after St. Agatha suffered a second fire the two churches were incorporated into St. Agatha-St. James.  So what does it take to be able to work on an historic structure like this? It takes skill, patience, customer service, more skill, and the ability to adapt...

Read More

Get up and take another step! Scaffolding First Presbyterian Church of Philadelphia

First Presbyterian Church in Philadelphia, built in 1872 (at 21st & Walnut), needed a complete exterior renovation and the good people at Mara were just the ones to git ‘er done. They called Superior Scaffold to help them rock and roll the love all around this beautiful structure. It was complicated but nothing our backline badass builders couldn’t handle. We used system scaffold and decked it out at just about every level. Then we netted it for protection. LIFE IS GOING TO THROW IT AT YOU, PEOPLE. YOU HAVE TWO CHOICES – EITHER STAY ON THE GROUND AND LET THEM WIN OR...

Read More
scaffolding, scaffold, overhead protection, swings, canopy, suspended scaffold, pa, philly

Fishy, fishy, fishy, fish – Wahoo’s, Swings, Overhead Protection System & Canopy Extravaganza

I love it when a client takes something that might not really belong at their location and makes it their own. That’s just what the good people at Wahoo’s on Chestnut Street did. Life gave them tilapia and they turned it into tuna. Look at how they added their own decorative touches. Now, this wasn’t a walk in the park for our “King of Swing”, Bob Sarkisian, either. Watts Restoration was doing a total revamp of the exterior of building at 3180 Chestnut St. and needed a way to keep the pedestrians and the customers at the outdoor dining area safe while they...

Read More