Starting a window cleaning business - Equipment you need, suppliers to use and trade organisations to join, etc.

Ladders Size
Posted by MB (Mark Betts), 8 January 2004
Someone has offered me a ladder to get started.

2.47 m double extension.

Is this big enough for Domestic??



Posted by fez (fez), 9 January 2004
If it's free take it, otherwise I'd say it was too short. I use a 2.6m triple ex which is suitable for most 2 storey domestic work. It has a working height of around 6m.
You can pick a trade one up for around 100.
Posted by STEVE71163 (Steve Lowe), 9 January 2004
Hi Mark
          The ladder i use most is 3.66 mtrs so i think the one you have been offered is a bit on the short side.

Posted by pdhanson (Silly Philly), 9 January 2004
I use 3.5m triples, though I only use the 3rd section occasionally as it hurts your back to carry.  Trade duty is a must.  Though more expensive than domestic duty, they are safer.

Before I got these, I used 3.5m double section.  I'd say anything smaller is a bit too short


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