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.


Wooden loft ladder

Looking for a good all-rounder?

The Dolle Hobby Wooden Loft Ladder is our best-selling loft ladder. This highly functional product folds neatly away into three sections, and it has large, slip-resistant timber treads for easy and comfortable climbing.

  • Great value for money
  • 150kg maximum load
  • Dimensions: 1200mm x 700mm

This ladder comes with a white-faced hatch that's insulated to prevent heat loss and draughts. The door of the hatch can be painted to match your home's decor, and if safety is a concern, we can supply optional metal handrails for this product. This is the best loft ladder for semi-frequent users, and for people who want their loft ladder to look nice when it's on show.

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Cheap loft ladder

On a tight budget?

If you need a cheap loft ladder that will do the job without any special features, our Abru 2 Section Aluminium Loft Ladder may be the best loft ladder for you. This product comes with everything you'll need to install it yourself and is incredibly lightweight and easy to use.

  • Affordable, low-price loft ladder
  • 150kg maximum load
  • Dimensions: 1630mm x 305mm

This aluminium loft ladder is guaranteed for 1 year and can be used to reach heights up to 2.69 metres. Do you think this is the best loft ladder for you?

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Concertina ladder

Keep things simple with a concertina ladder

We offer a selection of superb concertina ladders for the loft - including our Dolle Alufix Concertina Loft Ladder. This ladder is very easy to install: simply attach the mounting brackets to your existing opening and you're good to go.

  • Made of high-quality extruded aluminium alloy
  • 150kg maximum load
  • Available in 3 different sizes

This product is a great choice if storage space is limited because it stores within the hatch space and won't take up any space in the loft itself. That makes concertina loft ladders the best choice for people who rarely use their loft and aren't looking for anything particularly sturdy.

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Sliding Stairway

Maximum comfort and stability

Looking for the deluxe option? Well, it doesn't get much more deluxe than the Caernarvon Disappearing Stairway. The ladder's shallow 57-degree angle makes for a nice, comfortable climb, and it's easy to operate from above or below.

  • Great alternative to a permanent staircase
  • 270kg maximum load
  • Available in 7 different sizes

This loft ladder comes with one handrail as standard, with a second handrail available as an optional extra. We always recommend this loft ladder as the best option for elderly homeowners, with its sturdy design and optional handrails, it really helps to limit the chance of slips and falls.

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We've got lots of other loft ladders on offer here at Ladders UK Direct - be sure to browse our full range, and if you're still not sure which loft ladder is the best choice for you, feel free to give us a call on 01446 789538 and we'll do our best to assist you.

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