What Ladder to buy??

18 Apr 2004
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United Kingdom
I live in a first floor masonette (flat).

I have noticed along with many DIY projects I need a ladder.

I like the idea of being able to share the ladder with friends, parents etc. So Ideally I am looking to get a ladder that will be transportable.

I love the idea of a telescopic ladder. But they only extend to 3 metres or so. I need a ladder that will allow me to replace some putty in my window frame.

I so far think this might be ok, anyone any recomendations or other site
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I have used one similar to the first pic. un nerving when you first go up and its not leaning on anything.

I would get an ordainairy ladder and keep it. dont share it, you will not get it back when you want it
combi ladders are very useful tools, having a three in one ladder which is a set of steps, a small triple ladder and an extendable steps.
I run a couple in my hire fleet and they are very popular with the local maintainece guys for all the light small jobs.
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i had a flexi plus ladder that MFCGMFC and really didnt get on with it. when working on it for a long period of time. 10 or more minutes it made my feet hurt as the rungs never went the right way to have the flat part against your soles.

The combi ladder is great for access. But you wont go up it unless your misses is holding the bottom of it. but then it has the a frame option and its good for getting up to the guttering. in 3 piece mode too. But not very portable without a roof rack.

I have a 10ft surveyors ladder that clicks together from titan ladders which is good for getting into loft hatches and a 6 tread ladder for most jobs round the house and a combi ladder i use propbably twice a year on the same poxy cctv camera each time it get flooded into....

youll have to decide cpc.co.uk sometimes have access stuff on offer too might be worth a look. quick delivery too.

Thread from 2004 guys, he's probably bought a ladder by now... :rolleyes:

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