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Can I Rest A Ladder Against My Gutter?

Resting your ladder against the gutter is not recommended. Most gutter systems nowadays on modern houses are plastic and are not strong enough to take the weight of your ladder and you as you rest against it. Even older style metal gutters may not take your weight. Best not to risk it. What you need […]

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How Long Does my Ladder Have to be to get onto the Roof Safely

You should always have at least 1m (3ft) clear of the roof line if you’re planning to get onto the roof safely. The 1m length is waist high and this forms a handhold for you when you get off the ladder, and again when you get back on to it. If you didn’t have that […]