Ladder damage

Discussion in 'Gutter & Fascia Cleaning' started by Smurf, Aug 24, 2014.

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  1. Smurf

    Smurf Banned
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    This is one good reason why I don't rest ladders on fascias anymore.

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    Apparently was caused by a window fitter. He was very lucky not to get badly injured when the fascia gave way.
     
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  2. Smurf

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    How are the rest of you doing using the ankalad & microlite standoff set up?

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    Myself I defo would not want to use anything else now when doing roofline work by ladders
     
  3. TolishAPurd

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    My mobile isn't getting the pic/vid at the moment but I can imagine. Love the microlite, I couldn't be without it now. And the ankalad gets good comments everytime I pull it out.
     
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    Got the pic now. Looks to me like he had the tip of his ladder on the edge of the facia which ain't really the best place for it even on healthy wood, it's only pine afterall.
     
  5. daveyboy

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    My ankalad has a clip on bar that goes between the 2 big struts to keep them at the right angle..can't see that on any pics of one..is it a new addition?
     
  6. TolishAPurd

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    I'd like to see a pic of that if you can mate? I think there s a new version of it out now as I have seen some grey ones instead of the poncy blue that me and smurf have.
     
  7. Smurf

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    I take it you mean the thin bit of ali with two plasctic clips at each end?

     
  8. daveyboy

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    Yep..does it actually do anything??
     
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    crackin pic smurfy...safe as houses...:D

    one reason why i dont like new jobs as i have to figure out what is safe and where to put my ladder...
     
  10. Smurf

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    I have one in the garage but I should really use it I suppose. :rolleyes:

     
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