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Recent Attic Ladder Installation reviews

"Very good service, punctual and does the job right no matter how long it takes !!"

Install attic ladder

$400

"Job was to fit a loft ladder. Peter and Toby did a very professional job and were a pleasure to deal with. Very friendly and worked out the best solution. Would definately recommend."

Attic ladder supply and install

$600

"Excellent work. Listened to what I wanted and careful. I would recommend Andy. "

Installation of attic ladder

$350

"excellent help, job done quickly and efficiently. "

Repair attic ladder spring

$50

"Absolutely professional in getting the job done. Added nice finishing touches and meticulous in getting it perfect. Highly recommended."

Attic ladder supply and install

$300

"On time, reliable and very knowledgeable. I would definitely recommend to use him again. "

Install attic ladder and lay formply 30 sheets

$1,500

What's the average cost of an attic ladder installer

$200 - $500

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Why book an attic ladder installation through Airtasker?

Whether you use your attic for storage or you’re looking to transform it into a cool hang out spot, you need a convenient way to access the space. Because let’s face it - grabbing a ladder from the shed every time you need to access your attic is more hassle than it’s worth. So why not install an attic ladder? Attic ladders compact down and tuck up into your ceiling when they’re not in use, giving you safe and convenient access to your loft.

You can hire an expert on Airtasker to help with your attic ladder installation. Whether you already have a ladder you’d like installed or you need help sourcing the perfect solution, your installer can help. They’ll take all the stress out of attic stair installation and ensure that accessing your loft is never a hassle again!

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Top Attic Ladder Installation related questions

An attic ladder is a foldable ladder that sits inside the opening to your loft. When you open the hatch of your attic, you can fold down the ladder for easy access.
While some people choose to DIY their attic ladder installation, it’s a job best left to an experienced handyman. That’s because loft ladder installation requires a range of tools and expertise in building so that the ladder not only looks perfect but operates safely.
While attic ladder installation doesn’t require any specific qualifications, many installers are qualified carpenters with advanced skills in woodworking. If you need any electricals done as part of your installation, however, you will need to engage a licensed electrician to install them.
You’ll need to measure the opening to ensure it’s the right width for your ladder to fold into, plus measure the height of the ladder once it’s extended from floor to ceiling.
The time it takes to install a loft ladder will depend on whether your technician needs to cut a hole in your ceiling and whether you need a loft ladder and hatch installed, or just the ladder. Most installations will take 3-6 hours.
The cost of loft ladder installation is usually between $176-$375 when you book your service on Airtasker. But this price may be higher or lower depending on the type of ladder you’ve chosen, whether you need any extra services, and the time it takes to install it.
An attic ladder is a foldable ladder that sits inside the opening to your loft. When you open the hatch of your attic, you can fold down the ladder for easy access.
While attic ladder installation doesn’t require any specific qualifications, many installers are qualified carpenters with advanced skills in woodworking. If you need any electricals done as part of your installation, however, you will need to engage a licensed electrician to install them.
The time it takes to install a loft ladder will depend on whether your technician needs to cut a hole in your ceiling and whether you need a loft ladder and hatch installed, or just the ladder. Most installations will take 3-6 hours.
While some people choose to DIY their attic ladder installation, it’s a job best left to an experienced handyman. That’s because loft ladder installation requires a range of tools and expertise in building so that the ladder not only looks perfect but operates safely.
You’ll need to measure the opening to ensure it’s the right width for your ladder to fold into, plus measure the height of the ladder once it’s extended from floor to ceiling.
The cost of loft ladder installation is usually between $176-$375 when you book your service on Airtasker. But this price may be higher or lower depending on the type of ladder you’ve chosen, whether you need any extra services, and the time it takes to install it.

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What does an attic ladder installation include?

Attic ladder installation includes everything from cutting a hole in your ceiling to measuring the height of the ladder and fitting the ladder in place. They’ll carry out each step of the installation with care and precision, including:

Step 1: Measuring and cutting

Your loft ladder installer will start by measuring the space, checking the hole in your ceiling to make sure it’s big enough to fit the ladder. They may cut a hole in your ceiling if you don’t already have one or extend your current hole if needed. They’ll check to make sure there are no cables or plumbing pipes above before making any cuts in your ceiling. If there are panels above where your attic access is, they’ll cut these panels (provided they’re not structural panels) to make a gap, allowing your ladder to fit.

Step 2: Fitting the ladder

Once your space is measured and prepared, your attic ladder installer will fit the ladder in the hole. This will include temporarily installing the ladder to make sure everything fits, and that the hatch can be opened and closed properly. They’ll also check that the ladder can be folded up into the ceiling before they drill all the pieces in place.

Step 3: Adjusting the height of the ladder

The final step of your loft ladder and latch installation is to measure the length the ladder needs to be. Most attic ladders come full length and need to be cut down to suit the height of your ceiling. Your technician will extend the ladder fully and measure how much needs to be taken off the ends before cutting it to the right length. They’ll add stoppers to the ends to protect your floors from sharp edges. Once your ladder is installed, your technician will test the ladder themselves and do a final check to make sure it can be pulled down and accessed with ease. 

Recent Attic Ladder Installation tasks

Attic ladder supplied and installed in garage.

$500

Cardinia VIC 3978, Australia

17th Aug 2022

Attic ladder supplied and installed in garage. - Due date: Flexible

Temporary fix for attic ladder

$100

Brunswick VIC, Australia

15th Aug 2022

The spring on my attic ladder has snapped and it will take 4 weeks to replace. In the meantime, I need someone to try and build something to keep the attic ladder closed until the official repair can be done. Thank you - Due date: Needs to be done on Monday, 15 August 2022

Great service and super quick response

Supply and install attic ladder

$1,600

MacMasters Beach NSW, Australia

11th Jul 2022

Supply and install Medium Quality Attic Ladder with hand rail - Due date: Flexible

Attic ladder install

$1,000

Warranwood VIC 3134, Australia

2nd Jul 2022

cut hole on the ceilling and install attic ladder - Due date: Flexible

Attic ladder installation

$150

Annandale QLD, Australia

24th Jun 2022

require an attic ladder install Product - Rhino 2.1 - 3.05m Aluminium Attic Ladder - Due date: Flexible

Attic ladder fully installed and loft space needed

$1,500

Piara Waters WA, Australia

20th Jun 2022

Need an attic ladder fully supplied installed and some loft space needed - Due date: Flexible

Attic ladder installation/ labour cost

$150

Denham Court NSW, Australia

17th Aug 2022

Attic ladder installation, already a cutout is there in the garage. Please let me know the labour cost/ installation charge. Please feel free to recommend a brand of attic ladder you might think is reasonable price but reliable. Going to use rarely, so not interested in getting expensive one. Thanks! - Due date: Flexible

Install attic ladder and boarding

$300

Braeside VIC 3195, Australia

31st Jul 2022

Require someone to qute on installing loft boards and loft ladder. Highly likely that existing entrance will need to be extended. Can supply ladder or you can supply ladder, this is negotiable. (Budget set on non supply of ladder and boards.) Due date: Flexible

Install attic ladder & boards

$200

Mount Cotton QLD, Australia

8th Jul 2022

I need someone to install an attic latter (supplied) and some flooring (fibre board) up the top. I require you to have carpentry skills and have evidence of previous works (doesn’t have to be exactly this task) on your profile or send me photos. - Due date: Flexible

Installation of attic ladder in laundry tomorrow

$150

Berwick VIC, Australia

1st Jul 2022

Installation of attic ladder - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, 2 July 2022

Install attic ladder

$800

Mortdale NSW 2223, Australia

23rd Jun 2022

We will buy the ladder from Bunnings and we need someone who knows what they're doing to install it.

Install new attic ladder

$300

Tempe NSW, Australia

14th Mar 2022

We have purchased a new attic ladder and need it installed at a terrace in Redfern. The old ladder will need to be removed and disposed of also.

Fantastic communication and work. Thanks so much!

Help with attic ladder installation

$100

Roxburgh Park VIC, Australia

18th Aug 2022

Hi, I need help with someone installing the attic ladder. I have got this one from bunnings: https://www.bunnings.com.au/rhino-2-1-3-05m-aluminium-attic-ladder_p0860794 I have added photo of the existing opening in the ceiling. Please quote for end to installation including parts/tools required to install the ladder - Due date: Flexible

Install an attic ladder

$150

Bondi Junction NSW, Australia

17th Aug 2022

Looking to hire someone to install an attic ladder. Haven't bought the attic ladder yet but am open to suggestions from anyone with experience with this. Thanks

Install attic ladder and make new manhole

$5

Ipswich QLD, Australia

26th Jul 2022

Looking for someone who can install an new manhole and fit an attic ladder in hallway I can supply the ladder.. just to fit it. 9ft ceiling. I can paint after. Let me know price - Due date: Flexible

Peter did an excellent job, took his time to make sure everything was done properly and that I was happy with the result. Very friendly would highly recommend Peter . 5 *****

Attic ladder installation for 3.6m ceiling

$700

Catherine Hill Bay NSW 2281, Australia

7th Jul 2022

Looking for indicative cost to install an attic ladder in a 3.6m ceiling. I have not yet purchased the ladder. - Due date: Flexible

Attic ladder installed

$800

Mortdale NSW, Australia

25th Jun 2022

Attic ladder installed. We will buy the ladder from Bunnings. The manhole is already there....ladder just needs to be installed. - Due date: Before Thursday, 1 September 2022

Install a attic ladder

$5

Essendon VIC, Australia

22nd Jun 2022

I would like to get an quote for an attic ladder installed. The height of my ceiling is 2.45m. - Due date: Before Friday, 1 July 2022

Fix spring on attic ladder.

$120

St Kilda VIC, Australia

26th Feb 2022

One of the springs has come off the hook on my attic ladder, i need someone to hook it back up. - Due date: Flexible

Punctual and friendly