||BPS Trade Extension Ladder Ladder
||FREE & next day
||Cost £££s and takes many days
||FREE, no quibble, lifetime guarantee on all parts
||Not normally offered
||Certified to EN131 (Class 2) - The European Trade Standard
||Non Conforming Or Unclear
||150kg (23.5 stone) so can take more weight.
||Not always clear or less.
||FREE Extra-large overlapping stabiliser bar - fitted with rubber feet for superior grip and height
||A lot shorter stabiliser bar with cheap plastic feet or not supplied at all
||Rungs set 265mm (10.5") apart for maximum safety and comfort when climbing. Also adds to strength of the ladder
||280mm (11") or even 300mm (12") between rungs therefore more difficult to climb and ladder more likely to "bounce"
||Red auto locking clamps for ease of use and also safer. Specially favoured by occasional ladder users due to the extra "rigidity" that these clamps provide
||No clamps or manually operated
||Light enough to handle comfortably yet strong enough for all trade/DIY use
||Some very light and other unnecessarily heavy making handling difficult
|Safe Working Load
||150kg (23.5 stones) maximum for regular trade use
||Not always clear but often only for DIY use therefore considerably weaker