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Rope Access Vs Abseiling

For over a decade, there has been many changes to maintaining the building safety and good looks. People enjoy a clean and undisturbed view from workplace. They want their homes to keep the charm that they had five, fifteen or fifty years ago. The most popular practice of maintaining and taking care of their property is done with the help of ropes. Rope access and abseiling seem to be two interchangeable words. Widely used as a description of work at heights that involves the use of ropes, they are both used to denote the service in which R.A.I.L. Ltd. specialises in. However, that doesn’t mean these terms are completely synonymous. The real confusion comes from the language barriers caused by A true equivalent for the term ‘rope access’ is the term ‘industrial abseiling’, which is often simply shortened to just ‘abseiling’ for convenience.

The term “rope access” describes a specific service provided by an individual or group that involves climbing tall structures such as office buildings in order to provide a variety of cleaning and maintenance services. Rope access technicians are hired in order to clean windows in skyscrapers, fix roofs and perform any other tasks that involve precise manoeuvres at great heights. “Abseiling” is a term borrowed from German and describes a controlled descent of a vertical drop using a rope. In that way, it pretty much describes the same process as rope access, but it is actually a much broader term. Abseiling can refer to the process of descending a rock face, for example, and as such could be used for recreational purposes or any other tasks that are performed outside of the city.

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Rope access is a methods that is used to clean and conduct maintenance of higher buildings. Using only ropes and a set of tools, rope access technicians can safely perform difficult tasks at heights.

Rope access is a methods that is used to clean and conduct maintenance of higher buildings. Using only ropes and a set of tools, rope access technicians can safely perform difficult tasks at heights.

Cleaning

With rope access, nothing is too high to clean. Whether it’s routine cleaning or removing graffiti, we will do it.

Painting

Our technicians can perform painting operations on brickwork, masonry, windows, and roofs.

Building Surveying

We offer building surveying services, including drafting, photographic recording, and more.

Cladding

Thermal insulation and water resistance will preserve the looks of your building.

Waterproofing

Our waterproofing service will help you make sure your roof is completely sealed at all times.

Bird Spikes

Birds won’t disturb you if you repel them with our bird spikes. We’ll help you make sure they won’t bother you.

Building Repairs & Maintenance

Buildings deteriorate over time and often require repairs in hard-to-reach places. We can fix them.

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At R.A.I.L. Ltd., we offer the best rope access services available in London. Take a look at all our client reviews to find out for yourself. If you find yourself in need of someone to repair, paint, or otherwise do anything with your building that involves operating at considerable heights, book our services using our online form.