What size extension ladder do I need for my 2-storey house?
The height to the eves on the average British 2-storey house is around 4.7m, so an extension ladder with a reach between 6.5 – 8m will be well suited.
What is the 4-1 rule for extension ladders?
When using an extension ladder safely, for every 4 feet up you extend the ladder, the feet of the ladder should be brought 1 foot away from the wall. For example, a 12 foot high ladder should be resting 3 feet away from the wall.
What are the benefits of extension ladders?
There are a wide number of advantages that extensions ladders offer. One of the most common benefits is that the adjustable height makes it easy to set the ladder to the perfect height to you, and the fact that it’s collapsible means that extension ladders are easy to transport and store.
How do I order an extension ladder from SafetyLiftinGear?
Ordering an extension ladder from SafetyLiftinGear is simple - just follow these steps:
- Choose your preferred ladder from the list above.
- Enter the quantity you need, then click 'Add to Basket'.
- Review the contents of your basket and, if there's nothing else you need, proceed to our secure online checkout page.
- Follow the on-screen instructions to make a payment and complete your purchase.
If you have any questions about our lightweight aluminium extension ladders, please get in touch here.