What size extension ladder should I use?

Answer 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 »

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How do i determine the size of an extension ladder?

DefinitionAn extension ladder is non-supporting ladder that requires being placed against an object for support. There are two or more separate sections. These sections travel within a guide or bra... Read More »

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 »

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 »

How to Extend an Extension Ladder?

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 »