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SWING, SWING, SWING, at The Sterling House, 18th & JFK (pt. 3)

As Louis Prima once sang, “Swing, swing, swing” – oh wait, close… “Sing, Sing, Sing – (with a swing)” so we just added the W.  Sounds better this way. But that’s just what Superior Scaffold did on the third phase of this project. (See part 1 – and part 2). The Sterling House Apartment Homes is a unique building at the corner of JFK blvd and 18th in downtown Philly. Superior had 2 36’ foot straight platforms on the front and sides of this building so crews could polish the metal on the facade. Very cool. Here you can see crews working directly...

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The Sterling House (part 2) – “Can’t you hear me knocking?”

We showed you the brilliant landing platform on the 30th floor of the Sterling House Apartments (18th & JFK) in our previous blog.  See it here: It's a bird.  It's a plane.  No, it's a crane landing platform?  (part 1)  and I promised to bring you the second part.  So here it is… Overhead sidewalk protection all around this building. It's a multipurpose overhead protection system (as you will see in the following pics) not only did it have to provide protection for the pedestrians around this busy apartment building but it also had to provide support for our swing staging all...

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The resurrection of the old M. Night Shyamalan house.

  Judging from the story and the new pics in todays Philadelphia Inquirer piece – the renovation of M. Night Shyamalan’s old house was a smashing success. Superior provided scaffolding support all around the house during the renovation and even tented the entire structure with an enclosure system.   You can see all of the before pics in our blogpost here: http://scaffoldblog.wordpress.com/2012/03/26/superior-scaffold-helps-with-the-renovation-of-m-night-shyamalans-old-house/ To see what Superior Scaffold can do for you – don’t hesitate to call (215) 743-2200 today.     #scaffold#scaffolding#rental#rent#superiorscaffold#restoration#inspection #contstruction#facade#masonry#canopy#protection#howto#erection#install #emergencyservices#masonry#suspendedscaffold#mastclimber#canopy#philly #philadelphia#pa#electrical#2157432200#pa#de#nj#ny#md#rents#sales #design#erection#dismantle#deliver#swingstaging#swings#stages#shoring #USA#nationwide#national...

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It’s a bird. It’s a plane. No, it’s a crane landing platform? (part 1)

A lot of the renovation work at The Sterling House Apartments (18th & JFK Blvd) is being done at the TOP of the building. Updating the fitness center with an additional 1500 square feet, new equipment, personal TV’s, and larger windows with fantastic views of the city. Adding a rooftop social deck with lounge seating, gas fireplace, and glass windscreens all around. They are also doing modifications to the rooftop pool itself. So, the million dollar question is:  How do they get all of the necessary building material up to the top floor without disturbing the tenants or damaging the interior of the building? A BRILLIANT...

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Shoring Rental Division – Superior Scaffold

And for our final rental division - Shoring. [caption id="" align="alignnone" width="537"] Princeton Academy of the Sacred Heart[/caption] In simple terms, shoring is the act of propping up with shores.  Shoring is a general term used in construction to describe the process of supporting a structure in order to prevent collapse so that construction can proceed. [caption id="" align="alignnone" width="542"] The New AAA Mid-Atlantic Headquarters building conversion[/caption] Superior Scaffold has been providing general contractors and construction companies with innovative shoring solutions for more than 50 years. [caption id="attachment_1458" align="alignnone" width="550"] Old Dublin Pike Bridge in Doylestown, PA[/caption] Now, a little more clarificaton - from the SSFI...

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Shoring up Norristown, PA parking garage – concrete repair

Check out this cool shoring job at the Norristown, PA Main street parking garage in Montgomery County. The concrete beams were deteriorating and needed repair.  Superior Scaffold was called in to shore up 5 floors of the garage so crews could remove and replace the bad sections of concrete.  We shored up the supporting joists with our 2' X 5' Hi Load shoring frames so crews could work on the main cement beams.   The challenge here was that the parking garage only had a clearance of 6 feet so our normal deliver trucks wouldn't fit.   Crews had to unload the Hi-load...

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Superior Scaffold Suspended / Swing Rental Division

In the last post we talked about our Scaffold Rental Division - but today we are going to look at our Suspended Scaffold or swing department – which is a part of our Powered Access Division. Suspended scaffolds or swing stages are often used to provide access and working platforms in the construction, alteration, inspection, repair, refurbishment and maintenance of high-rise buildings, industrial plants, bridges and other large structures. Suspended scaffold is ideal for projects where traditional scaffolding is not practical or cost effective.  We carry the Altrex Modular Suspended Platform System that is super flexible and allows for access to the...

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Superior Scaffold ramps up for Toyota at the Philly Auto Show

Toyota set up an indoor track complete with traction ramps, water hazards, sand traps and suspension bumps giving the user the ultimate car buying experience. Patrons are invited to ride along inside the new line up of Toyota vehicles to get a real world idea of how they will perform. Toyota contacted Superior Scaffold to build the ramp that would test the climbing and traction control of their vehicles. We jumped at the chance. The ramp is 8’ high by 14’ wide and 53’ long. ...

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Superior Scaffold hangs a whopper of a job at Seneca Niagara Casino, Niagara Falls, NY

This is a monstor of a job.  We promised some photos and since we, at Superior Scaffold, keep our promises - here they are.   It's hard to believe that this all hangs 40 feet ABOVE the entire gaming room floor while people are hustling and bustling about underneath. They sit above the interior that is the size of 2 full length football fields.     These wings or fingers are 300 and 400 feet long!     What this project entails is getting crews up underneath the ceiling while the casino remains open for business as usual so they can get the...

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