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Old 09-21-2019, 01:44 PM   #1
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Brainstorming How To Reach These Soffits & Fascia For Painting


Hey guys! Fella from the painttalk forums coming over here to ask you guys a question,

I'm working on an exterior stucco paint job and the H.O's have requested I paint all the metal soffits, fascia, and eves. No problem. I have a lift for 80% of the upper areas on the house. However, in the back yard a lift can not fit. I thought I'd be able to use my roof jacks and reach, but I'm about a foot to two feet short in some spots.

Trying to brain storm an idea to safely reach the red-lined areas in the picture, allowing me to mask the stucco and spray the soffits. Budget is somewhat fluid but ideally want to avoid getting a scaffolder to come in and construct an expensive set up.
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Old 09-21-2019, 02:04 PM   #2
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Looking for the OSHA approved way it just want to get it done ?


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Just rent or borrow some scaffolding, and plank over to your roof jacks


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OSHA first, otherwise I do have a former employee and drinking buddy of mine who weighs 100lbs soaking wet and some rope if need be!

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Like Caleb said. I'd use scaffold off the ground then plank on to roof.
Look for a scaffold renter. It is very cheap to rent. The first time I rented I was pissed off at myself for not doing it sooner.

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or leave what you got and then borrow a pair of drywaller stilts...
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Like has been said or instead of the scaffold use a pump jack but then you are fixing holes in the fascia. Id also put your roof jacks up higher and then if need be put a step ladder against the house off your planks to reach the top. Not a big step ladder though, a small one and do it smartly.
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For that little bit I would use a Pivit, stepladder and the roof jacks to hold the pivot if needed.
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Probably not OSHA but why not a taller ladder in place of the 8' that would extend to the next roof level, and tied off.

Added angle looks like it would get you there.

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One of these ?
https://www.amazon.com/Shur-Line-550...03484311&psc=1
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Multi ladder AKA Little Giant
Use a toe board or roof jacks it keep it from sliding
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Crane basket.

Park the crane in the street, (don't forget traffic control, and encroachment permit from the city ), and boom over the house.

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X2 on the multiladder.

From the looks of it, you could also run a 32' ladder from the ground on the left to the ridge on the right.
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Ladder against the side with a ladder Jack. Then a plank from the ladder jack to the roof.
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Find someone taller? Is it really that much of a reach? If it were me I'd rope off over the roof and lean so I'm perpendicular to the roof I'm standing on. Much shorter reach that way.
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