Ladder mitts or ladder pad

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  1. davewindowcleaner

    davewindowcleaner Well-Known Member
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    Is there any real different between the two?

    I don't just want to get ladder pad because it cheaper. Is ladder mitts better?
     
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  2. TolishAPurd

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    Unless I'm thinking about the wrong items, why not get both? They're at different ends of the ladder and fulfil different roles.
     
  3. SPCleaning

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    I have mitts (top of ladder) and felt that they fulfilled two roles. Firstly to protect customers and secondly and maybe more importantly helps prevent sidewise slip on shiny sills. I no longer use them as now when I use a ladder it is for gutter clearing and then I use a stand off.
     
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    I don't use them as i use the micro standoff which is the only thing in contact with the wall or sill
     
  5. davewindowcleaner

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    That what I want.

    i should of been more clear, I normally have two old scrim on top of the ladder to protect the customers properties
     
  6. davewindowcleaner

    davewindowcleaner Well-Known Member
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    Have you tried it and didn't like it? The ladder mitts I mean.
     
  7. daveyboy

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    I just don't like mitts and wouldn't trust rubber on pvc in the wet
    This standoff is small and light and has lots of uses
    it sits on the wall or on sills
    I even use it like a microlite as in the pic when i needed to sit it on a flat roof to clean the pvc
    It is ok on gutter jobs sometimes when i can't be bothered to get the microlite out and swap it
     

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  8. davewindowcleaner

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    Could you post up a link where you got the stand off and the micro stand off from? Dave
     
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