Safety Before creating an opening in brickwork is advisable to make a list of materials you will need for the project. Don't forget you will require a small scaffold to work safely from. Two steel trestles by 3 or 4 scaffold boards wide is ideal. If you can install a handrail at the back of the scaffold even better. It is amazing how often people are injured from falling even when working at low heights. I'm sorry...

Working in construction? Need to support masonry or load-bearing beams, or any other load that requires vertical support? Acrow props are the best choice – so here’s a guide on how you should be positioning your props for maximum safety and efficiency. Where To Position Acrow Props Here are our top tips for positioning Acrow props for your project. On a solid, stable surface with proper load-bearing capacity – One of the most important things to do...

Acrow props are an essential tool for supporting timber beams, or for supporting masonry with timber needles or strongboys. An adequate number of Acrow props, when they’re in good condition and tightened properly, can support the load of just about any project. But if you’re using Acrow props for the first time, or you just want to make sure that they’re completely safe for your next project, you may be wondering how tight your Acrow props...

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