Ladder transported on car roof

Transporting a ladder can be tricky, especially if it's a long extension ladder. Ladders generally won't fit in a car boot, so unless you have a van or a pickup truck, your best option is probably to place the ladder on the roof of your car (as pictured above).

Whatever method you use, it's very important to ensure that the ladder is properly secured before you set off. Imagine how much damage your ladder might cause if it fell off your vehicle and into the path of other road users - it doesn't bear thinking about!

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Best loft ladder

A question we get a lot from our customers is - what is the best loft ladder? The answer to this question varies depending on your loft, your decor and your needs. Will you be using the ladder often? Do you need a loft ladder that's suitable for someone elderly?

Does it need to fit in with the aesthetic of your home? There are several factors you need to consider before you make your purchase, but rather than buying blindly, let us help you find the best loft ladder for you.

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Garden ladder

There are plenty of jobs to be done outside that might require the help of a ladder. But if you're using a ladder in your garden, you want to be sure that it's suitable for outdoor use.

Here at Ladders UK Direct, we sell a variety of ladders that are ideal for gardening and other outdoor tasks. Let's take a quick look at a few examples...

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The foot of a ladder

When you're standing on a ladder, it's reassuring to know that it's made from sturdy, high-quality materials that are strong enough to support your weight.

Of course, ladders can be manufactured using a wide variety of materials - traditional wooden ladders remain a somewhat common sight. But most of the ladders we sell here at Ladders UK Direct are made of either aluminium or fibreglass.

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How to climb a ladder

A ladder can be a safe and effective means of working at height, but you have to be careful when ascending and descending. Rushing to go up or down a ladder may result in a nasty accident - and we've already covered the injuries that can come from falling off a ladder.

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