Starting a window cleaning business - Equipment you need, suppliers to use and trade organisations to join, etc.
Posted by stephen (stephen), 24 October 2003has anyone bought a ladder from empire ladders in leeds. 2 times 12ft A frame £149+£10 for spiked feet fited
Posted by Rob_B (Rob_B), 24 October 2003Is that for alloy A frame? I hope so I have just paid £260 for wooden A frame!
Posted by stephen (stephen), 24 October 2003no wood. prices start at £86 for 2 times 6ft to £197 for 2 times 16ft single pointers 8ft £60- £93for 12ft not bad
Posted by STEVE71163 (Steve Lowe), 24 October 2003Hi Rob,
Are your Ladders Titan Because believe me some of these cheap ladders you can get elsewhere are not the same quality
Posted by stephen (stephen), 24 October 2003wot is titan
Posted by Rob_B (Rob_B), 24 October 2003Yes, they are Titan, and stephen Titan is a brand name.
I am happy with them and they make me feel safer and they dont mark window fames so they are still worth the money.
I was suspicious of the price of the one stephen was quoted as poor quality, after all you only get what you pay for.
Posted by stephen (stephen), 24 October 2003i got a 9 ft pointer from this shop 9 years ago and it is still going strong . the only difrence with the ladder i was looking at is at the point it has no plastic bit just wood.
Posted by STEVE71163 (Steve Lowe), 24 October 2003Rob,
If you put them side by side you would see why their is such a price difference.
Posted by stephen (stephen), 24 October 2003are the ladders from ladders 999 titan might as well get the best do not want to buy cheep to have to buy a new set next year
Posted by STEVE71163 (Steve Lowe), 24 October 2003Yes, That is where i got mine from and they are Titan.
Posted by stephen (stephen), 24 October 2003cheers i will get them from ladders 999 then.what do you think of steel ladder spikes. i have used them for three years now the best £13 i have spent.
Posted by nige (nige), 24 October 2003wot r steel ladder spikes and where did u get them from
Posted by Rob_B (Rob_B), 24 October 2003I got my ladders from wintecs, free next day delivery if you order before 12 and 20% off of orders over £200
Posted by stephen (stephen), 24 October 2003steel spikes replace rubbers or ladder feet look just like big nails good for puting in small gaps in paths and airiating lawns ladder not sliped since i have had them.
Posted by nige (nige), 24 October 2003ive never heard of those before where did u get them
Posted by stephen (stephen), 24 October 2003empire ladders in leeds there tel and fax num 0113 2795200
Posted by steve_massey (steve_massey), 25 October 2003I've bought a few ladders from empire and the two old guys make them to order they have allways lasted me well and at the moment there is a 20% discount on all prices.I bought a 9ft pointer 2 weeks ago for £54 they are wired at every rug and treated.
Posted by freegarda (freegarda), 27 October 2003do empire's ladders meet trade standards i.e. BSEN131?
Posted by Majestic (Majestic), 29 October 2003Do they have a web site ,or a e mail address
Posted by steve_massey (steve_massey), 30 October 2003No i don't think they have a web site.
They are two great guys that have been making ladders for many years, When you buy from them you are buying from the factory so cutting the middle man out.
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