Conservatory Roof Ladders

Discussion in 'Conservatory Cleaning' started by Roy, Jul 10, 2015.

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  1. Roy

    Roy Active Member
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    Anyone recommend to me a good conservatory roof ladder.. im looking for a way to be able to get onto the roofs and manually clean the frames rather then using the wtp for it.. but with so many different types of roofs around.. im looking for a do it all good ladder?

    I see this one: http://www.ladders-999.co.uk/conservatory-ladders/trade-conservatory-roof-ladder.html

    but would this work with the flat roof conservatory and the ones which slightly lean forward or backwards, they look like they would break? I think the ones which like coned at stronger?

    I normally use ladder on side on conservatory and water fed pole it but i think if you could get a ladder and get up there is would be easier for some jobs especially when you have limited space
     
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  2. daveyboy

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    They look ok but it states there is no kneeling platform so may get a bit uncomfortable
    If it was me I'd wfp if i could for safety
    A bit of ubik and it'll come up a treat
     
  3. Dodger

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    ^^ sounds about right. I've considered one but ubik or tfr and a good scrub usually brings em up nice.
     
  4. Tuffers

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    Before you buy that ladder Roy, it's cheaper here http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/CONSERVAT...898?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_3&hash=item53e76314fa

    I hired one with the kneeling platform for one job I did. If I could've WFP'd it I would, but it was stained badly. Conny ladders are very heavy, you have to dismantle them partly to move from section to section and I found the black rubber that sits on the roof struts actually left a black mark on the white plastic. I would consider one with a kneeling pad if I was to buy one. You also have to consider storing it too.
     
  5. Diwrnach

    Diwrnach Grand Master
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    Doesn't always get the whole connie though, I have been looking at getting one of these ladders as well as the other day I had one that had no access either end and was sloped down at the back making it impossible to do the far side.
     
  6. Roy

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    thanks for the ebay link, what do you mean about kneeling platform?
     
  7. Roy

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    The roofs which are almost flat or slopped backward I would worry if they can take the weight of a ladder and a person.. anyone know??
     
  8. Tuffers

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    It's like a soft pad that moves up and down where you can kneel in while up on the roof.
     
  9. Utterly Gutterly

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    I use an Easidec conservatory ladder. It's a good bit of kit with a kneeling platform although it is expensive at over £600. I managed to get a new one on ebay for £200!

    https://easi-dec.co.uk/store/conservatory-roof-access.html

     
  10. Green Pro Clean Ltd

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    Do you reckon you get a better finish with your ladder on conservatories than you could with a WFP system Utterley?

    Love the logo BTW
     
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