Getting to Upstairs Windows With Conservatory in the way


Postby WaldenI » Wed Jul 27, 2016 4:35 pm

I need to pain two sets of upstairs Windows at the back of the house. Unfortunately, there is a conservatory in the way. It is single story, has a very basic polycarbonate roof sloping down from where it joins the wall to the outer face. It is maybe 8ft deep at most.

What can I buy/rent that will get me up there to strip and repaint? Either a ladder that bends halfway so I can put one end on the ground and the other on the frame of the conservatory that runs along the wall (upside down L shape) or something that can rest on the sloping parts of the frame that will spread the load enough for me to stand on, with separate ladder to get to it?

Or maybe one of those home scaffold towers and then some planks to the frame?

Ideas?
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Postby welsh brickie » Thu Jul 28, 2016 6:13 pm

there is a conservatory ladder with foam bars which rest on the conservatory roof and a hinge mid way to allow the ladder to bend, and a sucker that ties to the glass stopping it from moving.
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