Job: The Biltmore Chandelier
Location: Asheville, NC
Building: The historic Biltmore Estate
Equipment Used: Systems scaffold
Need for Equipment: Gain access to a chandelier for repair
Working on a spiral staircase and over top of the one of a kind chandelier while still allowing access to the staircase in the event of an emergency.
This job required a systems scaffold platform that was positioned 4′ below the bottom of the dome but above the chandelier. This platform was 16′ by 16′. The scaffold had vertical legs that were placed on the uppermost landing and traversed down a spiral staircase to the next lower landing. There was a minimum walkway clearance for tourists to maneuver around the vertical legs. This scaffold was fully decked and guard railed. We also included 2′ tall toe boards around the platform.