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16 Jun 2022

Campervan ladder makes it easier to access the roof

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. 

Here are some ladder suggestions that might come in handy for those looking to access the roof of a vehicle.


Zarges Telemaster 3.8m Telescopic Ladder


Zarges Telemaster 3.8m Telescopic Ladder

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If you need to access the roof of a campervan or motorhome, there’s no telling where you’ll be when you need that access. If you’re expecting to be parked up at various locations, having a compact telescopic ladder that you can easily bring with you is an excellent choice.

When travelling, having a big bulky ladder taking up half of your storage space is the last thing you want! Give yourself quick and convenient access without sacrificing storage space with the Zarges Telemaster 3.8m Telescopic Ladder.

Some key features of the Zarges Telemaster include:

  • Rung-by-rung height adjustment
  • Stored height: 0.84m
  • Max. extended height: 3.8m
  • Max. load: 150kg


Hymer Telescopic Combination Ladder

Hymer Black Line Telescopic Combination Ladder

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When travelling with a campervan or motorhome, you never know what terrain you’ll find yourself working with. That’s why the Hymer Black Line Telescopic Combination Ladder is a great option.

The diversity and adjustability makes it a fantastic contender for those who find themselves in all manner of circumstances, particularly situations needing a ladder on uneven surfaces, ledges, or platforms.

This ladder is made out of aluminium making it light and easy to handle, and its telescopic design means that it can easily fold down into smaller sizes, making it perfect for travelling.

Some key features of the Hymer Telescopic Combination Ladder include:

  • Weight of just 10.8kg
  • Aluminium frame
  • Certified to EN131 Professional standards
  • Various safety features such as locking clamp for hinges, stabiliser bar, and rung locks
  • Requires minimal storage space
  • Easy to transport when collapsed



 LFI Home Platform Step


LFI Home Platform Step

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Depending on why you need to access the roof of your campervan or motorhome, a step ladder like the LFI Home Platform Step is a great option. Step ladders can fold down flat, making them perfect for campervan owners who need to conserve space.

The LFI Home Platform Step is also a suitable option since it’s available in a variety of different heights. The platform height can range from 0.57m – 1.65m, so no matter the height you need to reach, you can select a step ladder suited for you.

Step ladders also have the advantage of not needing to lean up against anything to be able to stand. If for whatever reason you’re not comfortable leaning a ladder up against your campervan or motorhome, a step ladder might be the right option for you.

Some of the key features of the LFI Home Platform Step include:

  • Certified to EN131 Professional Standards
  • Maximum load of 150kg
  • High handrail for ease of claiming and safety
  • Folds down to compact size, easy to store and transport
  • Sturdy aluminium frame


These are our top 3 recommendations for ladders suited to the access of campervan and motorhome roofs. If you’re not sure what type of ladder is best suited for your needs and would like to talk to a professional, reach out and contact us today. A member of our expert customer service team will be happy to answer any questions you may have, and help you find a ladder perfectly suited to you.

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