New ladders??

Discussion in 'Traditional Window Cleaning' started by Chris33, Mar 12, 2016.

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  1. Chris33

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    So after buying my unger kit I'm now practicing on lower windows, but need a decent set of ladders; and don't have a lot of insight into the best ones.

    Its been pointed out that A frame ones may be best and if someone can link me to a decent set up that would be appreciated, I did see these ladders and wondered what you guys thought of them? obviously keen to get the safest set up.

    2 Section Extension Ladders
     
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  2. boarcity

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    ^^ i wouldnt buy those,because it mentions they will be" upgraded to rubber feet" . this is a dangerous upgrade , in fact its a downgrade because i learnt the hard way that rubber has no grip on damp or dusty ground.
    you need a ladder with hard plastic feet
     
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  4. Chris33

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    Thanks mate see its got the d shaped rungs, is it stable at the base?
     
  5. boarcity

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    in my erly yrs i tried a few diffrent ladders and these are the very best i know of. rock steady but not over heavy to use allday long
     
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    The ones that extend to 4.88m should be long enough you reckon boarcity?
     
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    You can't beat lyte ladders for extension ladders
     
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    Get a set of the lytes first, and move on to some pointers once you've been going a while IMHO. Not only are they expensive but you will learn better ladder skills if you start with a normal ladder. Pointers let you get away with a lot of things you couldn't do with a normal one.
     
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    Thanks guys have ordered the ones mentioned can't wait to get out there canvassing in a few weeks! Awaiting my council badge first.
     
  10. norm

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    good choice as the ladders with the extended feet at the bottom are not practical for every day window cleaning i.m.o.
    but good for gutter cleaning
     
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