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Quick Autumn Jobs To Get Your Home Ready For The Winter

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With winter well and truly on the horizon, there’s not much of autumn left! The harsh weather of winter can cause quite a few problems for your home and garden if you’re unprepared, so we’ve outlined a few quick jobs it’s best to get done now, before it sets in properly. Trust us, you’ll be thankful that you have!

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Key Steps To Window Cleaning Safely In Winter

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Window cleaning is more dangerous work than lots of people give it credit for – occasionally even the professionals! Performing the job safely means keeping safety in mind at every stage of the process, from initial preparation right through to performing it to completion. This week on the blog, we’ve decided to outline what to consider when choosing your access equipment – especially with winter coming up!

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Best Jobs For Combination Ladders

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We stock a huge range of combination ladders here at Browns Ladders – and for good reason, too. They’re fantastically useful for those particularly tricky little jobs where a normal extension ladder might not be suited and a smaller stepladder might not be tall enough. In case you’re wondering whether or not you should invest in a combination ladder, this week on the blog we’re highlighting some of its best features, as well as what sort of jobs it’s best suited for.

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What’s The Difference Between Platform Height And Working Height?

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Whether you’re keen on DIY or you’re a professional tradesman, you may well have heard the two terms ‘platform height’ and ‘working height’ being mentioned a lot in regards to ladders. However, they’re not exactly the same thing, which can understandably lead to some confusion. It’s one of the more common queries our experts hear at Browns Ladders, so this week on the blog we’re taking a moment to set things straight.

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HSE Release New Guidance On Safe Use Of Ladders

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You may have heard of the HSE, especially if you’re an avid follower of our blog. The British Health And Safety Executive is the national independent watchdog that attempts to minimise threats to safety and physical wellbeing in the workplace. To mitigate these risks, the HSE has recently released new guidance on the safe use of ladders. Here at Browns Ladders, we thought it was worth taking a quick look at what it says.

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Job vacancy: Ladder Inspection Co-Ordinator

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Browns Ladders are one of the UK’s leading Access Equipment specialists and we are looking for a bright & enthusiastic individual to join our Ladder Inspections Team.  

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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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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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