Early summer is a busy time for homeowners taking care of outdoor maintenance items and for many of these necessary tasks, ladders are an essential tool. However, falls from ladders at home lead to thousands of injuries and emergency room visits. If you are climbing ladders to wash the siding, clean gutters, paint walls, trim trees or other repairs the first step to using any ladder safely is to understand how to use them. If you are not comfortable with heights or working on ladders consider hiring a reputable professional to do the job.
Ladder Safety Tips:
By following these simple tips, you can ensure a safe start to your summer!
This article was published in the Sunday June 24th edition of the Province Newspaper www.theprovince.com