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How Stepladders Can Make Everyday Tasks Easier

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We’ve gone into detail recently about the many, many advantages of stepladders, as well as answering your most common questions about it. But although it’s not hard to bring to mind the major, seasonal tasks you might need a stepladder for, it can be easy to forget that there are lots of smaller jobs that might regularly need doing, too. And while you can technically the task done by just muddling by, it’s far easier, quicker and safer to use a dedicated ladder for the job.

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We Answer Your Questions On Telescopic Ladders

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This week on the blog we’re continuing our series of FAQs on the various types of ladder we have available. Now it’s the turn of telescopic ladders – one of the latest innovations to hit the market, telescopic ladders can offer some distinctive benefits to homeowners and tradespeople alike.

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Product FAQ: Your Questions Answered About Loft Ladders

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Continuing with our FAQs for some of our major products, this week we’re putting a spotlight on loft ladders. This type of ladder is amongst our core product range, so you can count on our staff to know what we’re talking about! This week, we’re sharing some of that expertise with you, so that you can choose a ladder that suits you while confident in the knowledge that you’re using it safely at all times.

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Job vacancy: Ladder Inspector

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Due to expansion we require a Ladder Inspector/Repairer to join our team. Read full news story

Product Review: The Zarges Reachmaster AGR Folding Tower

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The Zarges Reachmaster AGR Folding Tower is one of the newest additions to our product range, and we’re already very excited about it. You may have seen our review last year of a strongly related product the Zarges Reachmaster Folding Scaffold Tower; at the time, the feedback indicated this was a hugely useful resource for our customers in deciding which scaffold tower to buy. This has given us a prime reason to do another one for the Reachmaster AGR – especially if you’re looking to upgrade your existing scaffold tower, or even buy a new one entirely. We put it through its paces here at Browns Ladders HQ, and here’s what we found…

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New Safety Guidance Released On Telescopic Ladders

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Following a spate of substandard products being released to the public, the Ladder Association has recently released new safety guidance with regard to the use of telescopic ladders. Safety is extremely important to us here at Browns Ladders, so we’re taking the opportunity to run you through some of the core lessons of this new telescopic ladders guidance.

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We Answer Your Questions About Stepladders

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We pride ourselves in our peerless level of expertise here at Browns Ladders, garnered over more than sixty-five years in operation. Over that time, we’ve found that some questions from customers pop up more often than others. With that in mind, we’ve decided to address some of the most pressing ones in an FAQ. This week’s blog deals with your most commonly asked questions about stepladders.

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Quick Checks Before Using Your Ladders – Series 2

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In the second and final instalment in our series about home ladder inspections, we’re running you through some quick things to check each time you use your ladder including things like protruding screws, loose parts, dirt and manufacture defects.

Though professional, detailed inspections should be carried out every six months or so, you should never assume the integrity of a ladder before you use it, so it’s vital to do your own checks before you place so much as a foot on it.

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Quick Checks Before Using Your Ladders – Series 1

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At Browns, you’ll often hear us talk about the importance of ladder inspections, and for good reason. Ladders can show their age in a number of ways, and damaged ladders are liable to collapse and injure their users – sometimes fatally.

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Spring Cleaning With Ladders: Clearing Out Gardens And Lofts

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Continuing on from last week’s blog, you may well be planning – or even in the midst of – some odd spring cleaning jobs around the house. As always, ladders and other access equipment are invaluable tools, so we’re back with more helpful tips on how to use them around the house.

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