Loft ladders are popular ladder solutions for a number of reasons, particularly their ability to give access to a loft area without taking up large amounts of space.

When it comes to accessing a loft space, loft ladders are one of the easiest ladders to use, making loft access quick and simple.

Due to their popularity, there are a wide number of different loft ladders available on the market. One of the key defining features between the different types of loft ladder is material, with two of the most popular materials being wood and aluminium.

Both wood and aluminium loft ladders have their own strengths and weaknesses. Both are great loft ladder materials, but if you’re struggling to pick from the two you might be looking for a candid comparison between the two. If that’s what you’re looking for, you’re in the right place!

Whilst they’re both good options, they each have different strengths. Read on to find out which loft ladders’ strengths are more closely aligned with your needs.

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low angle shot of pink spiral stairs, illuminated by a skylight at the top of the stairs

Spiral staircases are a lavish addition to any home. They add style, a modern chic, and a bit of quirkiness! Not many people can say their homes have one, so you can be sure to stand out from the crowd.

Despite their brilliance, many parents and carers worry about the safety surrounding spiral stairs, especially for their little ones. Stair safety within your home is a valid worry for any parent, but there are things you can do to avoid any accidents and give yourself some peace of mind. 

 

  1. Make your stairs a clutter-free zone

  2. Install a gate

  3. Purchase non-slip mats

  4. Add storage to fill in the gaps

  5. Light up your stairway

 

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fire fighter in protective gear climbing a ladder

When it comes to making rescues in emergency situations, there’s nothing more important than making sure you have the right equipment for the job. Having faulty or unreliable equipment in emergency escape situations could cause injury, or in worse-case-scenarios, a fatality.

In the year 2020/2021, the fire and rescue services in the UK attended 636,071 incidents. In that period, there were 311 fire related fatalities.

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white campervan parked in rural area

 

When it comes to accessing the roof of your campervan or motorhome, you might think the ladder best suited for the job is a roof ladder, but that’s not the case.

Roof ladders are designed for accessing the roof of building structures. The features that make them suitable for a building roof does not make them suitable for the roof of your campervan. Many roof ladders will be too tall to use comfortably with a motorhome/campervan, and there are a variety of ladders much better suited to your needs. 

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three different telescopic ladders

 

When it comes to shopping ladders, there are so many variations to choose from; from extension ladders to roof ladders, step ladders to multipurpose ladders, there are so many options available it can make deciding which one is right for you a challenge.

The concept of ladders is over 10,000 years old, but a relatively new player on the scene is the telescopic ladder. Only invented in 1989, the telescopic ladder isn’t as well established as some of the other ladders, but it’s not without its advantages.

If you’re looking for a new ladder and have found yourself considering the telescopic ladder, we’re here to tell you the top 5 reasons you should consider using a telescopic ladder.
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