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JKSkyline Frequently Asked Questions

We have put together a list of questions we are most frequently asked, if you don't find your question answered on this page please contact us.

  1. Are you looking for rope access window cleaning in London?
  2. Discover Why Our Specialist Height Access Is So Important?
  3. Discover Our Professional Eye Bolt Installation In London?
  4. Rope Access Building Maintenance
  5. Trust In Our Rope Access Specialists
  6. Discover An Alternative To Scaffolding In South London
  7. Rope Access Specialists South London?
  8. Cost-Effective Building Exterior Maintenance?
  9. What can our rope access window cleaning services in South London offer you?
  10. What kind of work do abseiling involve?
  11. What is Rope Access?
  12. What are the Benefits using abseiling / rope access?
  13. Is it Safe?
  14. Does it comply with industrial standard?
  15. Where do you use this Rope Access application?
  16. How quick is it compare with other applications?

Q Are you looking for rope access window cleaning in London?

If you own a high rise building then it’s important to have the windows cleaned regularly. Rain marks and bird droppings aren’t want anyone wants to see when looking out of the window, and by investing in window cleaners, you can keep your windows in top condition.

To get your windows cleaned effectively, no method works quite as well as by using rope access. Here at JK Skyline, we hold the right qualifications and skills needed to access your windows and clean them to the highest of standards.

Alongside our window cleaning services, we can assist with painting, bird proofing, building surveys and much more. If you would like to find out more about our services and how we can help you, get in touch today. Call us today on 0208 001 9897 or drop us an email at info@jkskyline.co.uk where we will respond promptly.

For a service that is professional, reliable and prompt, choose JK Skyline today. We always aim to listen to what our clients have to say in order to make improvements to our services, and we are waiting to hear from you.

Q Discover Why Our Specialist Height Access Is So Important?

Most buildings are designed to look great from the exterior and work economically inside. Every inch matters in the construction industry so it can make a huge difference to find a company that can clean, maintain and solve your every problem. At JK Skyline, with our specialist height access and team of expert rope access professionals, we can perform these tasks with ease.



If your building is looking worse for wear on the outside or you’re struggling to find a solution to stop leaks, we can find out what is causing it and remedy the situation. Our IRATA trained team of specialist height access experts will combine their years of experience with the latest training to make the most of their time at height on your building.

Whether you’re in need of professional window cleaning, window sill clearing, gutter cleaning, drainage, waterproofing or bird deterrents, we’re passionate about performing every task to the highest standard. If you’re in need of a team with expertise in working at height, we can do just that.

Working across London on buildings large, small and awkward, we’re able to make sure your exteriors look great and your interiors stay safe and warm throughout the year. If you’d like to find out what we can do for you, speak to our helpful team today.

Q Discover Our Professional Eye Bolt Installation In London?

If you’ve recently acquired a new building or an existing building in South London, there’s many things that you need to organise and find the solution to before you can move forward with your investment. One of these is maintenance and window cleaning which can be solved affordably and easily with eye bolts.

At JK Skyline we’re professionals at providing eye bolt installation for South London that will help you to keep your building looking and performing to the best of its ability. The main use of eye bolts is for teams of rope access experts being able to scale up your building safely and provide you with the solutions you need to your problems.



To provide you with the best quality eye bolt installations in South London we will discuss what you’re looking for and the things you want to solve. Whether it’s window cleaning, building maintenance, repainting, building repairs or anything else in between, trust in our team at JK Skyline to provide you with the necessary eye bolts to do this.

We will make sure to install the eye bolts in accordance with all regulations. This includes the pull off test which ensures the eye bolt is completely secure and safe to use.

Q Rope Access Building Maintenance

Buildings easily fall into a state of disrepair if they’re not constantly inspected and maintained to the highest standards. Damp can form, waterproofing can fail, and windows can begin to rot. There’s plenty of reasons why you need to choose our rope access building maintenance at JK Skyline for your building.

Whether you’ve noticed a problem on your property or you’ve got a list of jobs that need to be performed on your building, our team of rope access building maintenance experts can help you. Adept at providing everything from painting and decorating, waterproofing, plumbing and guttering, bird proofing and netting, brickwork pointing and gutter clearance for buildings large and small.



Our rope access and ladder access techniques are perfect for almost any property. We work across London to provide a professional and competent rope access building maintenance service that will keep your building looking and performing to the best of its ability. We’re tasked with jobs that span the structural side of building work as well as the aesthetics which ensure that you receive a professional service from our experienced rope access professionals.

Choose JK Skyline’s rope access building maintenance to keep your building in check throughout the year. If you’d like to discover more of the services our team provide, make sure to get in contact with us today.

Q Trust In Our Rope Access Specialists

Commercial buildings around the city of London look great from afar. The glimmering exteriors and the proudly displayed signage seem fine. However, this doesn’t tell the whole story of how dirty your exteriors really are up close, or how your building is performing, or even its need to be professionally inspected. To make sure your building looks and performs to the highest standard throughout the year, it deserves a personal service.

At JK Skyline we have a team of dedicated rope access specialists who are able to ensure that your building is looking, performing and working safely. Whether it’s your windows that need cleaning, your exteriors that need waterproofing, your signage that needs an uplift or you’re looking to give your building a once over, we can help.



Rope access specialists like ours at JK Skyline are able to scale your building safely with the use of ropes to gain a better vantage point for cleaning, maintenance and plenty more work. We’re trusted across London for our professional rope access services and the difference they can make to your building.

We work closely with hotels, cafes, offices and major companies who need to refresh their exteriors. Choose JK Skyline for a professional team of rope access specialists.

Get in contact with us to find out more.

Q Discover An Alternative To Scaffolding In South London

Scaffolding can be a good option for large scale jobs and operations that require long timespans. However, for small or difficult to access jobs, scaffolding can be a burden for your company – wasting time and money when you could be investing it elsewhere.

At JK Skyline we provide an alternative to scaffolding in South London that will ensure that whatever work your building requires we can help you. Our team of experienced abseiling and rope access experts have been working tirelessly across the South of London to tend to a variety of jobs.

Whether you’re weighing up whether your hotel’s windows need to be cleaned, you’re worried about birds nesting on your property, there are appearance defects that you’d like to sort out or your building requires a plumbing inspection, our service at JK Skyline is ideal. When you choose our service, we’ll offer you a cost-effective quote that will save you money on hiring a scaffolding team on top of a professional who can help.

Our alternative to scaffolding in South London is trusted by a plethora of commercial companies and retail businesses who want their building to look the part every day.

If you’d like to find out more about our alternative to scaffolding work across London, speak to our professional and helpful team today.

Q Rope Access Specialists South London?

Your building will deteriorate over the years that you have it and it can easily begin to look rundown from the outside. It doesn’t take long for paint to begin to shed, windows to cloud up from the city dust or the weather to take its toll on your exteriors. Our rope access specialists in South London at JK Skyline will improve the appearance of your building with our abundance of services

Whether you’re a hotel owner, a property developer or you’re just looking to keep your building looking good throughout the year, we’ve got a team of RTITB accredited rope access specialists in South London who can provide you with a wide range of services.



A vast array of solutions to your building’s problems in South London

Access to your building may not be a problem for scaffolders, but the number of services that we can provide places us ahead of them. Our rope access specialists in South London have become an important asset because they can offer window cleaning, painting and decorating, plumbing, bird proofing, bird netting and much more.

If you’re wondering how our rope access specialists in South London can help to improve the appearance of your building, choose JK Skyline. To find out more about the services that we offer, get in contact with us.

Q Cost-Effective Building Exterior Maintenance?

Keeping your building’s exterior at its optimum level is difficult, especially if you own a number of properties across a city or the UK. Our team work across London to provide cost-effective building exterior maintenance for properties such as hotels, offices, showrooms and more. Choose JK Skyline to gain access to a team of rope access experts who can maintain your building in a number of ways.

The paintwork, guttering, birdproofing, waterproofing and structural features of your building can fall into a state of disrepair over the years. While it may not be a big problem, it can detract from the aesthetic of your building and cause bigger problems in the future. If you’re wondering what our cost-effective building exterior maintenance can offer you, here are three services your building may need:

Painting and decorating: It should be an annual task to have your building repainted or decorated. Improve the look and retain the style that your building displays each day.
Masticing and waterproofing: Your building will need to protect against the rain, especially in the UK. Make sure all cracks and entry points are proofed by our professional methods.
Window cleaning: Whether it’s someone looking at your building or someone looking out from your building, your windows are important. Get a streak-free and beautiful finish with our team at JK Skyline.
To find out more about our cost-effective building exterior maintenance, get in contact with us today.

Q What can our rope access window cleaning services in South London offer you?

Maintaining the façade of your building isn’t always as straight forward as it seems. Some buildings will have trouble trying to keep windows clean because of their proximity to a road, a bird’s nest or the difficulty of accessing certain parts of it.

At JK Skyline we’re able to achieve the best results possible when we take part in our rope access window cleaning in South London. Our job is made easier by having a team of highly trained and skilled rope access experts who understand how to efficiently and effectively clean windows at height safely.

In addition to keeping your windows sparkling clean with our regular cleaning, they can also help to reduce the cost of keeping your building maintained. Throughout the year it’s recommended that you have your windows cleaned every six months.

Our team of RTITB experts will be able to make the most of the time we spend on your building. Our rope access window cleaning in South London is perfect for properties such as hotels, offices and more who rely on their building’s appearance.

To find out more about our rope access window cleaning in South London, get in contact with us today.

Q What kind of work do abseiling involve?

The kind of work activities using rope access to gain access to difficult to reach areas are as follows;

- Structure and Building Inspection (General, Principal Inspection)
- Surveys,
- Eyebolt testing and installation,
- Cabling,
- Plumbing,
- Drainage guttering,
- Fascia replacement,
- Signage installation,
- Jet/power wash to remove and clear unwanted staining to buildings,
- Window Cleaning
- Bird proofing, 
- Graffiti removal,
- Painting and Decoration
- Structural Repairs

We work with you on the projects and combining knowledge with experience to develop a solution allocating our specialist dedicated teams of IRATA abseiler technicians to deliver results safely and minimal environmental impact.

Q What is Rope Access?

Rope access system is a form of safe work method when working at height, initially was used for climbing, where it has been developed and applied practically to allow technicians to access difficult to reach areas or work in confined space without the assistance of access work platforms, cradles or scaffold towers. Rope technicians use their ropes to ascend, descend and transverse ropes for accessing work while suspended in mid-air by their harness.

Q What are the Benefits using abseiling / rope access?

The benefits of using rope access method compared with installing scaffolding are indicated below;

The cost of the project can be reduced potentially saving up to 50% of the total cost of access.

No hire costs (scaffold) for the duration of work when work is redundant due to programming or risk of adverse weather.
No additional cost for the access platform AND employ tradesmen to carry out the work. JKSkyline teams of skilled technicians will carry out the work without the assistant of the scaffold.

Q Is it Safe?

It may seem a dangerous and terrifying approach but astonishing rope access has been around for a long time. It is the most safe, fast and efficient approach to access buildings and infrastructures. We currently are maintaining 100% track records when working at height. We aim to reduce and follow our industrial guideline ensuring our customers, technicians and public are not put at any Health and Safety risk. Our Industrial is extremely strict, with equipment used are being tested rigorously supporting engineering principal beyond exposure to failure.

We spend time in our initial site visits carrying out risk assessment and taking many photographs to study ensuring it is safe to work. This will be followed by our professional trained technicians undertaking dynamic Risk assessments prior to start of every work detailing and reporting to customers if there is a potential hazard that may occur following Health and Safety Act 1974.

Q Does it comply with industrial standard?

Yes, we follow strict guideline to IRATA (International Rope Access Trade Association) who is regarded as the govern body for rope access industry, reported in their annual analysis of health and safety at work across the world. People who work in this industry undergo highly trained levels of abseiling qualifications, with major job as part of their requirement and sufficient experience in abseiling (climbing, using ropes).

What type of work do you do?

Generally speaking Industrial rope access can be utilised offshore oil, gas industry as well as a range of projects in construction, civil engineering, the built and much more.

We carry out works in the following area;

• Structure and Building Inspection (General, Principal Inspection)
• Surveys,
• Eye bolt testing and installation,
• Cabling,
• Plumbing,
• Drainage guttering,
• Fascia replacement,
• Signage installation,
• Jet / power wash to remove and clear unwanted staining to buildings,
• Window Cleaning
• Bird proofing, 
• Graffiti removal,
• Painting

We work with you on the projects and combining knowledge with experience to develop a solution allocating our specialist dedicated teams of IRATA technicians to deliver results safely and minimal environmental impact.

What are the Benefits?
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The benefits with using rope access method compared with installing scaffolding are indicated below;

• The cost of the project can be reduced potentially saving up to 50% of the total cost for access.
• No hire costs (scaffold) for the duration of work when work are redundant due to programming or risk of adverse weather.
• No additional cost for the access platform AND employ tradesmen to carry out the work. JKSkyline teams of skilled technicians will carry out the work without the assistant of scaffold.

Q Where do you use this Rope Access application?

Rope Access can be employ in difficult to reach places such as the likely event of the building, properties that are adjacent to a railway tracks or underground tracks. It also can be used in tall / high buildings, structures, complex structures, feature element, rooftop of skyline and many more.

Q How quick is it compare with other applications?

Generally Rope Access is more efficient and reliable approach to complete the job when compared with scaffold towers and other method to conduct the work. The table below is an example of comparison of employing Rope Access VS other Approach to conduct work;

To paint a 4 storage building with two teams of abseilers

• Rope Access = 20 hrs to complete the work.
• Scaffolding including setup and work = 160 hours

See our time management for graphical diagram to the comparison between conventional method of exploring height to conduct work.

The cost of the project can be reduced potentially saving up to 50% of the total cost for installing scaffold tower and the hire cost on the numerous of days to complete the work.