Foot my ladder? :)

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  1. Joshua D

    Joshua D Active Member
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    #1 Joshua D, Mar 13, 2014
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    Only way I could think of footing the ladder when my work associate left me, if I went above the window I was to far away.
     
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    That looks scary mate.:eek:

    For windows like that, I just use an unger extension pole, and a wagtail. And then just detail with a scrim clipped on the end.
     
  3. Joshua D

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    Safe as houses :) lol usually I dont go on the sill but thought Id test it out :), I have to reach around the corner aswell. I would use a pole but I prefer being at the window. I used to walk up there! but Im not as brave now lol.
     
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    You nutter... That's another good reason why I use a wfp:D
     
  5. Shiny

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    Indeed scary, there's an accident waiting to happen if ever I saw one..!!


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  6. Tuffers

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    That ladder's gonna bend like f**k when you get to the middle and possibly break the gutter.
     
  7. Joshua D

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    Doesn't bend that much to touch the gutter misses it by about a foot, honestly its not scary I've seen far worse from other window cleaners. Its wedged under the tyre it was scarier walking up there.
     
  8. boarcity

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    better to walk the roof or pole it [pole in winter definitely ] than use a ladder that way .
     
  9. rjacandwc

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    Modifying a Pole is easy and is useful for the odd window like that. To me it looks slightly too much of an angle to walk on. Although, it is hard to tell from looking at a picture.
     
  10. mr shine

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    thats crazy maybe your casual attitude will change if your unfortunate enough to take a fall , do you honestly think them ladders are designed to use at that angle
     
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