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    Installing an indoor climbing wall

    Handymen

    We want to install an indoor climbing wall to our child's bedroom. What kind of tradesperson would we need? Is it simply a handyman? Or do we need a specialist? We want to ensure the wall can hold enough weight to last until teens (if they still want it then). Any advice would be appreciated.

    Asked by Ceara on 28th Jul 2019
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    Shire Builders

    "In short, the best tradesman would most likely be a builder or handyman. In order to make certain it will hold the weight ask the manufacturer to recommend fixings you will need to find out what sort of wall it is going on stud walling or solid masonry. Your builder or tradesman will be able to follow these recommendations or should be able to recommend correct fixings."

    Answered on 29th Jul 2019 - Member since Jul 2014 - report
    AAA handyman

    "If its prefabricated set up it comes with pretty simple instructions and handyman would be all you need to put it in place. BUT if you want to build and fit it in to your own specification I would recommend finding a more specialized service."

    Answered on 30th Jul 2019 - Member since Jul 2019 - report
    MB frames

    "It really depends on the type of wall you want to fix it to. If it's plaster board or block work then it might not take the weight. If it is brick and plaster then the wall should be strong enough, depends of the weight being put on it.

    Mark. MB Frames"

    Answered on 6th Jan 2020 - Member since Dec 2019 - report
    MD Property Services

    "To support the weight of a climbing wall I would strengthen the wall first and not just fit footpegs to a stud wall, it’s easily enough done."

    Answered on 5th Nov 2019 - Member since Mar 2019 - report
    ADM SERVICES

    "Firstly I can do that job as a carpenter/handyman and other skilled carpenters and handymen should be able to do it too. Secondly, it needs to be a brick wall and not a plasterboard one."

    Answered on 14th Nov 2019 - Member since May 2019 - report
    The Brit m Company Ltd

    "It depends a lot on the type and the place where its going. (Wall type)
    Pre fab wall going on a solid wall should be a easy install for most Handymen.
    Pre fab on a not so solid wall then I would recommend asking a builder.
    Custom wall on a solid wall would make sure the Handyman knows what he is getting involved in.

    (load bearing walls are built stronger and will take the strain)"

    Answered on 30th Aug 2019 - Member since May 2019 - report

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