Securing a ladder?

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  1. slippy

    slippy Well-Known Member
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    Worth drilling something into a wall to secure a bungee to then to my ladder. I worry it might slide out on garage. Would customers mind? Also, what would anyone recommend using for this?
     
  2. daveyboy

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    If i was drilling holes I'd use my hilti sts drill but i wouldn't just for that
    I would use an ankalad
    Best bit of kit I've found
    You can use a ladder freestanding with that within reason so will be safe against a garage
     
  3. TolishAPurd

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    Its bad enough when the sky blokes do it, I reckon if you did it as a window cleaner the owner would have a fit. Either get an ankalad for gutter work, or us a footing device of some sort. Contrete breeze blocks are about 3quid and they are just as good at preventing slipout as any of the commercially available models out there, and in many ways better- just a bit heavy to be dragging about all day.
     
  4. boarcity

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    id think drilling would be unpopular as said above . especially at 9 a.m.
     
  5. Smurf

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    Do you mean climbing a ladder to step on/off a flat roof?

     
  6. cheapncheerful

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    you need one of these they never move..

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  7. Smurf

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    well it was a bit of scary getting to the window but I have done it a few times...so far...I havent landed on the mini...:D
     
  9. Smurf

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    #9 Smurf, Apr 29, 2015
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