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A quick guide to the changes in UK ladder standards

Since January 2018, new legislation has been gradually implemented in the UK which changes the way in which UK ladders are classified. These new standards were originally introduced to Britain at the start of 2018, but have been implemented amongst … Continue reading

Which DIY tasks do Britons leave to the professionals?

There’s no denying that lots of us here in the UK love a good DIY challenge. There’s a certain satisfaction to be had in being the one to solve a problem, and solve it alone. At the same time though, … Continue reading

5 most common roofing mistakes

Commercial buildings, just like homes, need a good, solid roof to keep the weather out. This will ensure it enjoys a good life expectancy and you don’t get stuck with any catastrophic repair bills. But as well as making sure … Continue reading

A useful checklist for using ladders

Ladders are a useful tool in the workplace. From leaning ladders to stepladders, contractors use ladders to work at height in a variety of jobs, from electrical work to window cleaning. Health and safety should always be a priority when … Continue reading

Should you attempt your own roof repairs?

If your roof is in need of repair and replacement, it can be tempting to do it yourself. Saving money is often a key motivation, and today there are YouTube tutorials for almost everything for everything from replacing guttering to … Continue reading

Get a grip on ladder safety this season

Safety is an ongoing issue when it comes to the use of ladders, and this autumn, its importance is being highlighted by a new safety campaign run by the Ladder Association. Launched under the rather direct title of Get A … Continue reading

Buyer’s Guide – 5 key questions to ask before you buy a ladder

A ladder is something you’ll trust your life to, so it’s important to make sure that you choose the right one for your needs. And whatever the job or role you have in mind, there are always a few key … Continue reading

Spring Clean Jobs – How To Clean Your Conservatory

Now that we’re well into the spring, it’s likely that you’ll want your conservatory looking at its very best so that you can get the maximum usage and enjoyment out of it in the renewed sunshine. Just like any part … Continue reading

How To Stay Safe When Undertaking Roofing Work

One of the most important rules to bear in mind when looking at doing roofing work is that it is fundamentally not a job for amateurs. Even if it’s something as simple as adjusting a TV aerial, we’d still definitely … Continue reading

We’re Officially Celebrating 70 Years In Business!

At Browns Ladders, we’re proud to be one of the UK’s leading ladder retailers – a pretty impressive feat for a small family business originally started exactly 70 years ago. To celebrate, we’re taking a quick look back at our … Continue reading

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