How to Extend an Extension Ladder?

Answer Extension ladders have a main and "fly" section to extend the height of the ladder. Some ladders have two fly sections so that their height can be nearly trebled. The fly section of the ladder is e... Read More »

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How to Use an Extension Ladder?

Working with ladders is not difficult, if you understand the proper techniques involved. The most important thing to remember when working with ladders is to be safe. Many things can go wrong if la... Read More »

What size extension ladder should I use?

On One Hand: There is a Simple FormulaTo ensure maximum safety when using an extension ladder, the base of the ladder must be placed at a distance that measures one-fourth of the height to the ladd... Read More »

How do I carry an extension ladder?

Retract the LadderRetract the ladder and lay it on the ground. Lock the ladder into position to prevent the fly-side from moving. Stand with your back to the feet of the ladder.Center YourselfWalk ... Read More »

Will an extension ladder work without rope?

The ropes on an extension ladder rope and pulley system are not required on an extension ladder. Typically, the rope and pulley system is a long extension ladder option. It helps the ladder user to... Read More »