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Scaffold Tower security?

Discussion in 'Building' started by angelboy, 9 Aug 2020.

  1. angelboy

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    How do you successfully secure scaffold towers overnight?

    Or do you dismantle and pack away at the end of every day?
     
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    Leave the windows open, and a bucket of water on the top.
     
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    Sleep on it, it's too hot indoors anyway.

    Andy
     
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    they usually creak noisily when someone climbs up them. Open the adjacent window enough to hear? Maybe untie any any-toppling measures? Adjust the feet so it wobbles?
     
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    Move house.
     
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    Grease all of it so it's slippery.
    In the morning wash it with copious amount of industrial degreaser.
    By the time you're done it will be time to grease again.
    It's good exercise...
     
  8. angelboy

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    So there's no sensible way to ensure they don't get nicked then?
     
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    If you're worried about it being nicked, chain it to your car wheel.
     
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    His car might get nicked, that would be messy.
     
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    Smash ... clang, clang, clang, clang, clang.
     
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  13. angelboy

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    *sigh*......?!
     
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    I leave mine up. More effort and noise for thieves that way, than if you dismantle it for them.

    Either way, just make the site secure. Heras fencing is cheap as chips.
     
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    You could possibly scrounge (or buy) cycle locks from friends, and lock sections together?
    Making a board that hooks over the internal ladder, and locks at the base will control (maybe not prevent) people climbing it

    To steal it, you need to diassasemble it top down
    Certainly- take the outriggers off.
     
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    Employ a security guard.
     
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    Mother in law.

    Andy
     
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