Whether you are picking fruit from trees, cleaning your windows of changing a light bulb, we can help you with your particular ladder requirements. But first, please have a look at the following important safety tips relating to ladder use and safety produced by the HSE:-
Right, now we know how to get the most from our ladders and using them safely, which one do you need ?
All quality ladders are certified to the required European standards, and fall into 1 of 3 classifications
Class III - For all light duty domestic uses where the loading does not exceed 125kgs, the colour red shows this classification on the steps, and can be found on the certification symbol and the feet of the ladder.
Class 1 - Is for heavy duty applications where the loading does not exceed 175kgs, the colour blue is used to show this classification and can be found as the Class III on the certification symbol and the feet of the ladder.
Class EN131 - these ladders are for commercial use with a maximum load that does not exceed 150kgs, identification colour on this range is Green or Yellow.
In the UK a number of British standards are applicable:-
BS 1129:1990 for timber ladders and steps
BS 2037:1994 which applies to aluminium and metal steps and ladders
BS EN131:1993(European) which is for both Timbe and Aluminium Ladders and Steps