Help Needed Finding A Loft Ladder For Daily Use

Postby ClareP3 » Sun Nov 10, 2013 9:12 pm

Hi, I'm trying to source a loft ladder, however my opening is restricted to 2'6 by 2'6. Preferably wooden, but suitable for 2 young boys to be used on a daily basis. Any help...thanks.
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Postby proptech » Mon Nov 11, 2013 6:48 pm

Hi ClareP3

I have to say that I'm a bit concerned here. A loft ladder is not going to be designed for constant use, nor is the loft, even if boarded over. Loft timbers, unless strengthened are designed to take the weight of the ceiling, plus access for maintenance, and for light storage only. then there is the safety aspect of an unguarded hatch opening.
Unless you have a proper loft conversion, in my opinion using as a playroom is not an option.
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