General Sherman Boasts New Gyms, Classrooms and More for Lancaster Schools

Project Name: General Sherman Junior High SchoolOwner: Lancaster City SchoolsArchitect: Schorr ArchitectsCMR: Summit ConstructionScope: Provide and Install Telescopic Bleachers, Educational and Science Lab Casework, Outdoor Grandstands and Athletic EquipmentCompletion: Summer 2020 General Sherman Junior High School is the newest addition to the Lancaster City School District. The construction of this 107,000 square foot building for grades 6-8 completed in…

Triad Local Constructs New Outdoor Stadium

Project Name: Triad Local New Outdoor StadiumOwner: Triad Local SchoolsArchitect: WDC GroupScope: Provide and Install GrandstandsCompletion Date: Summer 2020 Triad Local Schools constructed a new outdoor stadium in the summer of 2020. Farnham Equipment Company received the award to the installation of new outdoor grandstands for the upcoming fieldhouse. Farnham Equipment provided two sets of grandstands, the first being…

East Muskingum Local Schools | John Glenn High School Outdoor Bleachers

Project Name: John Glenn High School Outdoor Bleacher Owner: East Muskingum Local Schools CMR: National Recreations Systems Scope: Provide and Install Outdoor Grandstands, Stadium Press Box, Vomitory Entrance Way and ADA Seating Space Completion Date: Fall 2020 In 2019, Farnham Equipment Company (FEC) was contacted by Dave Adams of East Muskingum Local Schools to install a new outdoor grandstand…

Mount Gilead School District | High School Visitor Bleacher Renovation

  Project Name: Mount Gilead Visitor Bleacher Renovation Owner: Mount Gilead School District Scope: Renovation of Existing Visitors Bleacher Completion Date: July 2020 Mount Gilead Schools had interest in upgrading the visitors’ side of their outdoor stadium for quite some time. Each year, they noticed an ongoing struggle to identity and replace boards which were faulty. With limited resources,…

Sylvania City Schools | Sylvania Northview Softball Field

  Project Name: Sylvania Northview Softball Field Owner: Sylvania City Schools Architect: The Collaborative Inc. CMR: The Delventhal Company Scope: Provide and Install Outdoor Grandstands Completion Date: Spring 2020 Sylvania City Schools were looking for an upgrade. Their softball fields needed a revamp as they hosted both Sylvania Northview High School and the local Lourdes College. Desiring a sleek…

Spotlight on SturdiSteel and Northwest Local Schools

  Fall of 2019, SturdiSteel, along with TSHD Architects, provided new home football bleachers with an impressive pressbox and new visitor football bleachers for Northwest Local Schools in McDermott, Ohio. Sturdisteel is an industry leading fabricator of engineered seating solutions. As an AISC certified fabricator, Sturdisteel has engineered, fabricated and professionally installed structural steel Grandstands and Bleachers all across…

Switzerland of Ohio Local School District | Bleacher Replacements & Renovations

  Project Details: Beallsville High School Baseball & Softball Portable Bleachers Beallsville High School Football Bleachers Replacement River High School Football Bleachers Replacement River High School Indoor Bleacher Replacement & Upgrades Monroe Central High School Football Bleacher Replacement Completion: Fall 2019 Switzerland of Ohio Local School District High School Athletics got a major overall prior to the start of…

Archbishop Hoban High School | Stadium Renovation

Project Name: Archbishop Hoban High School | Akron City Schools Completion: Fall 2019 Four years ago, Farnham Equipment Company provided assistance to Archbishop Hoban and installed two bleachers for the visitors side of their football stadium. As a result, Hoban called back asking Farnham to help upgrade their home bleachers. This project held great importance for Archbishop Hoban. With…

Lucas Local Schools | High School Visitors’ Football Bleacher Replacement

  District: Lucas Local Schools Architect: Garmann Miller Architects Engineers Completion: Summer 2019 Seven years after Lucas High School’s Hillside Bleacher Replacement, it was time to replace the visitors’ side bleacher with a new 36” elevated, 7-row x 103’-6” bleacher. Complete with ADA access and seating options, the new visitor’s bleacher has a net seating capacity of 367.

Mid-Season Check-In: Outdoor Bleachers

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With football season well underway, it’s time to check in for mid-season maintenance. Below are some of our featured outdoor seating posts with maintenance and safety tips at the forefront.

BUILDING SAFETY MONTH: EARTH WIND & FIRE & OUTDOOR BLEACHERS We talked previously about cleaning the bearing surface for your telescopic bleachers, but how often are you cleaning up under your outdoor bleachers?

TOP 5 PREVENTATIVE MAINTENANCE TIPS: OUTDOOR BLEACHERS Don't wait until you can see your face through your structural supports - add our Top 5 Preventative Maintenance Tips to your seasonal checklist!

WINTER SOLSTICE & WHAT IT HAS TO DO WITH OUTDOOR BLEACHERS The first official day of winter (December 21st!) brings with it new concerns for your outdoor bleachers come spring. With freezing temperatures comes expansion and contraction of your aluminum causing hardware to loosen…

OUTDOOR BLEACHER RENOVATIONS: WHERE TO START Where to start? With an inspection of course. If you haven’t had one within the last 12 months, get one scheduled and let them know this inspection has dual purpose: code compliance and renovation/upgrades options. Tell them what your initial renovation needs are and what you would like to do so they can be sure to give you everything you need. Be transparent about a turnaround time too – if you know you need to make renovations within the next three months, you don’t want to wait a month for your report….