We are an Auckland-based scaffolding services company. With a wealth of expertise, we can handle any residential or commercial project.
How we started
Like hammers and nails, scaffolding and construction go hand in hand. Garry and John McNaught and Chad Dellow had been building for years when in 2013, the opportunity arose to form Uprite Scaffolding. Today, we are a 15-strong team servicing the whole of the Auckland region.
“A great scaffolder is someone able to deliver what the builder wants” – Chad Dellow
What makes a good scaffolder?
To some, scaffolding may seem like a minor part of the construction process. Well, tell that to a builder having to work around sub-standard scaffolding! In reality, well-designed scaffolding enables tradespeople to work more efficiently and safely.
So, what makes a great scaffolder? In short, it is someone able to deliver what the builder wants! To break it down, though, here some of the qualities we look for:
-the ability to problem solve
-an understanding of construction
-a willingness to work hard every day and get the job done a capacity to communicate clearly.
We specialise in shrink-wrap jobs. Our part in the process is designing and erecting scaffolding for shrink wrap to then be installed by the supplier. To ensure a reliable supply, we work with three shrink-wrap companies.
What is shrink wrap?
Shrink wrap is low-density polyethylene (LDPE) cladding used to protect buildings from the weather during the re-cladding process. Developed in response to ‘leaky homes,’ shrink wrapping is a relatively new process that requires specialist expertise to prevent scaffolding from collapsing because of water build up. Consequently, many scaffolding companies shy away from shrink-wrap work.