Using ladders on stairs can be tricky, not to mention dangerous. Whether you’re wallpapering or painting a high ceiling, it can be tempting to forgo a ladder altogether and overreach to get the job done. You might also choose the wrong type of ladder for the job. This is not just inefficient, it puts you at risk of falling from height. So what’s the secret to safely using ladders on stairs and which ladders should you choose?
Whether you’re doing a spot of DIY, or you’re a tradesman working on stairs, combination ladders are suitable for any job.
A combination ladder will make working on stairs far safer and easier. You can use combination ladders can as a stepladder, extension ladder, stairwell ladder, and a work platform to help you reach awkward places.
What’s more, the extendable section on combination ladders doesn’t just move upwards, it moves downwards. This makes it a great ladder for using on stairs. Knowing this means that you’ll avoid spending your hard-earned cash on the wrong ladder or something you won’t use that often.
You should always put safety first when using ladders, especially when you are working on stairs. Here’s how to set up your combination ladder.
Whenever you are working on stairs it is important that you have checked the ground is level and you feel confident in what you are doing.
Using ladders on stairs can be a pain. However, investing in the right equipment can help you get the job done safely and efficiently. Combination ladders are the perfect solution for any job that needs doing in awkward stairwells. Or check out how to choose the best ladder for the job!
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