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How To Safely Work On A Ladder On Snow & Ice

Keeping safe is a priority whenever you go out to work on a ladder. Most of us wait for the spring or summer to do maintenance work on our homes, but sometimes you have to get up a ladder to fix a drain pipe or secure a roof tile. Or perhaps, it is your job […]






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Safety First Putting Up Your Christmas Lights

On Channel 5 last night was a TV programme on ‘Britain’s Craziest Christmas Lights’. If you didn’t see it, then click on this link (UK only) and watch it on Channel 5 On Demand. The show follows 4 families around the UK who ‘trim up’ their homes with the most incredible amount of coloured lights […]






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No Let Up in Sight for UK’s Continuing Wet Weather

The UK is still in the grip of the worst run of wet weather in recent memory, with England having the wettest January since records began in 1766. No let up for those hit by flooding, as rain continues to pour down with gale force warnings and heavy rain expected for the rest of the […]






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British Ladder Standards & Classifications

Stepladders, ladders, loft ladders & scaffold towers are naturally intended for different applications, levels of use and from different materials. It is critical the appropriate standard of equipment is selected for the job at hand. Typically within the UK (aluminium) access equipment is classified for domestic, trade & industrial use. Domestic DIY steps/ladders – BS […]