When to use scaffolding for DIY work?

How can I tell when it is best practice to hire scaffolding as opposed to using a ladder to access a roof for DIY work? Is it related to the extent of the work? How about the height of the house? Are there any other factors I should consider?

Asked by Greg on 14th Oct 2020
Expert Trade Answers
"Your safety is paramount always use scaffolding or a professional.
Your life is worth more than that.
One slip is all it takes.

Hope this helps.

Answered on 18th Mar 2021 - Member since May 2019 - report
"Recommend to use scaffolding when the job becomes scary to you, or if you need materials, and tools up on the roof."
Answered on 20th Oct 2020 - Member since Aug 2020 - report
"Yes height of the work, and health and safety, need to make sure everyone is safe completing the work, and doing the work off a scaffolding will ensure the work is completed to a high standard, instead off a ladder"
Answered on 14th Oct 2020 - Member since Aug 2020 - report
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