Extension Ladder

Looking for a ladder that can reach new heights? Look no further than our selection of extension ladders. Whether you’re a professional contractor or a DIY enthusiast, our extension ladders are perfect for any job that requires a little extra height. Made from durable materials, our ladders are built to last and can support a heavy load. We have a wide range of extension ladders available in different lengths and styles, each with detailed product descriptions and customer reviews to help you make an informed purchase. Browse our selection and find the perfect ladder for your next project. Shop now and climb to new heights with ease.

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Professional Trade 1, 2, & 3 Section Extension Ladders

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Ex VAT£72.00Inc VAT£86.40

The Comprehensive Guide to Extension Ladders at 174PPE & Site Supplies

In both home and commercial environments, extension ladders are indispensable tools. At 174PPE & Site Supplies, our extension ladders are designed for diverse applications, offering unparalleled safety, flexibility, and reach. This guide provides an in-depth look at our range of extension ladders, their use cases, and guidelines for safe operation.

The Significance of Extension Ladders

Extension ladders are crucial for tasks that require extra height, whether it’s for domestic purposes like cleaning high windows and gutter maintenance or commercial applications such as building construction and large-scale maintenance. Our extension ladders are constructed with top-grade materials, ensuring durability and safety. Aluminum extension ladders provide lightweight ease for regular repositioning, ideal in dynamic work environments, while fibreglass extension ladders offer non-conductive properties, crucial for electrical work in commercial settings.

Diverse Use Cases and Applications

  1. In Construction and Building: Extension ladders are essential for reaching high areas during construction or renovation, making tasks like painting, installation, and repairs more accessible.
  2. For Commercial Maintenance: They are indispensable in commercial settings for tasks such as window cleaning on tall buildings, exterior building repairs, and maintenance work in high-ceiling warehouses.
  3. Home Use and DIY Projects: These ladders are perfect for various home maintenance tasks, including exterior house painting, roof repairs, and cleaning gutters and eaves.

Complementary Ladder Types for Enhanced Versatility

  • Combination Ladders: Offer flexibility for tasks that require a ladder to adapt to different heights and angles.
  • Stepladders and Platforms: Ideal for tasks that need a stable, self-supporting ladder, especially in indoor settings.
  • Scaffold Towers: Provide a more extensive and stable platform for prolonged work at height, essential for large-scale commercial projects.
  • Warehouse Steps: These are tailored for safe and efficient access in warehouse and industrial settings.
  • Loft Ladders: Specifically designed for easy and safe access to loft or attic spaces in residential properties.

How to Use an Extension Ladder Safely

  • Setting Up: Ensure the ladder is on a firm, level surface. Extend the ladder so that its top extends at least three feet above the landing point for safety.
  • Angle of Placement: The base of the ladder should be placed so that it is one foot away from the surface it leans against for every four feet of ladder height.
  • Securing the Ladder: Ensure that all locks are engaged and the ladder is stable before climbing.
  • Climbing Safely: Face the ladder while climbing and maintain a three-point contact (two hands and one foot or two feet and one hand) at all times.
  • Weight and Height Considerations: Do not exceed the maximum load capacity and avoid overreaching while on the ladder.

Ladder Accessories for Enhanced Functionality and Safety

Our range includes various ladder accessories, such as ladder levelers, stabilizers, and anti-slip mats, which enhance safety and functionality, particularly in challenging work environments.


Extension ladders from 174PPE & Site Supplies offer the reliability, safety, and versatility needed to tackle a wide range of tasks, from simple home maintenance to complex commercial projects. Understanding how to use and choose the right ladder is key to maximizing safety and efficiency in any task.

Elevate your work with our top-quality extension ladders. Visit us to explore our extensive range and find the perfect ladder solution for your needs!

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