When you manage a high rise, maintaining the facade is a critical part of the building maintenance schedule. It’s essential for ensuring the longevity of the building, the safety of its occupants and of course to enhance its aesthetics. 

One of the greatest advancements in building maintenance has been rope access, and it has allowed us to reach new heights when cleaning and maintaining high-rise buildings. It’s safe, effective and minimises disruptions to the local area. 

What is rope access? 

Here at Apex Facades, we’re renowned for providing rope access services in challenging and critical environments. We access high-rise buildings using a team of qualified rope access technicians who use ropes and harnesses to access all areas of your building’s facade. 

Our rope access techniques are versatile and can help us inspect your building for repairs, clean windows, repair and paint your facade. Our innovative rigging and rope techniques follow all Australian standards and we take every precaution to ensure we complete every project safely and efficiently. 

Why use rope access for facade cleaning? 

If you need high-rise building facade maintenance in Australia, rope access has many advantages over alternative methods, including: 

  • Minimal disruptions 

Heavy equipment can cause huge disruptions in built-up areas, whereas rope access is a non-disruptive option for accessing high-rise buildings. Often, people won’t even realise rope technicians are working. Rope access technicians won’t disrupt the building’s tenants, the traffic or occupants in surrounding areas. 

  • Easier access

To maintain the facade of your building, rope access offers the greatest flexibility. At Apex Facades, our experienced technicians can carry out various tasks and the ropes allow them to access even the most difficult-to-reach sections of your high-rise building. They can move quickly and easily around your building’s facade, to ensure they don’t miss a spot. 

  • Cost-effective

Rope access is a more cost-effective option for facade cleaning. For rope access works our technicians only need minimal equipment and lower overhead costs. It’s more cost-effective than heavy machinery and scaffolding as there’s less setup time and less manpower. 

  • It’s safe

While it may look dangerous dangling from heights, our rope access technicians are highly trained to work at heights and equipped with the most advanced equipment available. At Apex Facades, we have a stellar safety record and carry our rope access systems undergo rigorous safety checks and tests to ensure both our technicians and people in the surrounding area are safe. 

The safety of rope access helps lower the chance of incidents and liability issues, which can decrease issues with worker’s compensation. 

  • It’s better for the environment

Because we’re not using heavy equipment that requires petrol and produces harmful emissions, our rope access methods for facade cleaning is better for the environment. We’re proud to take a more environmentally-friendly approach to high-rise facade cleaning. 

Apex Facades – the first choice for facade cleaning

Why choose us for your next scheduled facade clean? It’s all about our team and our innovative equipment! Our technicians are highly skilled, process driven and stringent when it comes to safety standards. When it comes to high-rise building cleaning we are the experts and will ensure your facade is spotless, even in the most difficult-to-reach areas.  

We specialise in facade cleaning in Australia and can handle any project, regardless of size. When you engage Apex Facades, you are guaranteed: 

  • Safe work practices. 
  • Efficient and timely completion of your project. 
  • Top-quality results. 
  • Competitive prices. 

Rope access is a safe and efficient method of cleaning your building’s facade. It provides minimal disruptions and easier access to hard-to-reach areas of your building, it’s cost-effective, safe and better for the environment than some other methods of facade cleaning. 

If you’re looking for great customer service and a team of experienced professionals to maintain your facade, contact us today for a free quote.

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