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How to choose a ladder

A ladder is a handy thing to have around, whether you need to work just beyond your reach or scale taller heights to do a job. But there are several things to keep in mind when you’re choosing one.

Type

Height

Weight load

Weight

Use Ladder Grade Person + Materials
Homeowner Light Duty Grade 3 200 lbs.
Tradesman Medium Duty Grade 2 225 lbs.
Heavy Duty Industrial grade  Grade 1 250 lbs.
Extra Heavy Duty Industrial grade Type 1A 300 lbs.

Material

Type

Height

Weight load

Material