What is an Extension Ladder?
An Extension Ladder is a ladder with several sections that can be locked together to let you work at different heights.
Extension Ladders usually have 2- or 3- sections, allowing you to work at a range of heights like 10 feet, 20 feet, up to around 30 feet.
What Makes a Good Extension Ladder?
Aluminium is a great material for ladders of all kinds, as it is strong, lightweight, and rigid.
Once you're up a ladder, the last thing you want is for it to have any flex.
Build quality is very important too. If you're 30 feet up a Zarges Everest 3DE you can be happy in the knowledge that as a German manufacturer Zarges have had to meet stringent safety standards like DIN EN 131.
Do I Need a 2- or 3-Section Extension Ladder?
What kind of extension ladder you buy really depends on the height you need.