MSRP:Was:Now: £146.76 - £219.64
We have step ladders available from two steps up to 8 steps. Our four stable steps with no fan rail or available in both two and three steps in galvanised and powder coated blue, this has a platform size of 200 mm and 396 mm wide. Built with open mesh trends it can be used with muddy boots and dirty environments and does not mark the step simply wipe off and clean.
Whereas we also stock a double Decca aluminium stepladder with portrait for a more industrial use available in four steps to eight steps with heights from 828 mm to 1670 mm. The tall tray includes a tool holder pocket hook and screw tray for increased versatility when completing the task at hand. Standing on large rubber anti-slip feet for increased ability the aluminium stepladder is light enough to facilitate easy movement and transportation.
What are Step Ladders?
Step ladders are portable and self-supporting access tools with two or more hinged sections that allow for easy folding and storage. These ladders typically have a wide base with steps on one side and a handrail for stability and safety. Step ladders are available in various sizes and materials such as aluminum, fiberglass, or steel, providing a reliable solution for reaching elevated areas.
What are Step Ladders Used For?
Step ladders are widely used for a variety of tasks in both residential and commercial settings. They provide a stable and secure platform for reaching high shelves, changing light bulbs, painting, cleaning, conducting repairs, and performing maintenance tasks. Step ladders are invaluable tools for homeowners, contractors, painters, and professionals in various industries.
How to Use Step Ladders Effectively
- Choose the Right Step Ladder: Select a step ladder that suits your specific needs and the intended application. Consider factors such as height requirements, weight capacity, and the type of material that best suits your environment.
- Inspect for Safety: Before using a step ladder, inspect it for any visible signs of damage or wear. Ensure that all hinges, locks, and steps are in good condition. Check that the ladder is free from debris and stable on the ground.
- Position and Stability: Place the step ladder on a firm and level surface, ensuring all legs make proper contact with the ground. Engage any locking mechanisms to secure the ladder in the open position. Avoid using step ladders near doorways, traffic areas, or in unstable environments.
- Climb with Care: Ascend and descend the step ladder facing the ladder, maintaining three points of contact at all times. Hold onto the handrail and step on each rung or step firmly and deliberately. Avoid standing on the top two rungs or steps, as it may compromise stability.
- Safe Working Position: When working from a step ladder, position yourself directly in front of the work area. Keep your body centered between the side rails, and avoid leaning to one side or overreaching. Use a tool belt or carry a small container for tools to keep your hands free.
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