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Thanks peter Very experienced and professional

Install a timber attic ladder.


We have a attic ladder that is 100 years old and falling apart. Alexsandro did an amazing job in fixing it :) so happy

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Outstanding young man who did an outstanding job. Three words come lost to mind. "Over and above" and it is what Kieran did with every stage and development of the project. He consistently went over and above the call of duty with a smile and utmost professionalism. We would recommend Kieran to any one who wants a highly skilled tradesman with a positively delightful personality and tireless work ethic to match. We will without question be asking if Kieran would be kind enough to lend us his services again in the near future. A wonderful find and one that we greatly cherish. Amazing work Kieran. Thank you so much! 🙏🙏🙏

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I need an attic ladder plus its installation


Excellent job done on time and exactly to spec, would use again soon

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Brian and assistant, did a great job on a difficult task. Hard working and great communication. Thanks

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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.

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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. 

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Kellyville NSW, Australia

26th Sep 2023

Install attic ladder and make storage space. Put close to 20m2 timber floor for storage purposes. It’s possible over kids room as told by few attic guys. Please quote for supply and install both ladder and timber flooring. - Due date: Before Thursday, 28 September 2023

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Bondi Junction NSW, Australia

24th Sep 2023

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Fawkner VIC, Australia

23rd Sep 2023

We need a new man hole and attic ladder installed. - Due date: Before Thursday, 28 September 2023

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Rooty Hill NSW, Australia

14th Sep 2023

Hi there. Looking for someone to install a Bailey Attic Ladder next to the existing manhole in the garage and provide some advice about the potential for laying OSB or ply boards in the attic. Keen also to have the existing manhole patched and the new one trimmed up. Flexible on when although we'd rather sooner than later as keen to get other tasks relying on the ladder done. Cheers! - Due date: Flexible

Andrew was fantastic! Happy beyond words with how friendly and professional he was. Faced with an unforeseen challenge, he took the time to figure it out, came up with a plan and executed it flawlessly. He was even ok with the 3yo foreman supervising all day!

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Bondi Junction NSW, Australia

1st Sep 2023

I’ve bought an attic ladder which I removed from another house - not quite confident to fit to my home. - Due date: Flexible

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Narre Warren South VIC 3805, Australia

22nd Aug 2023

Hi, I currently have an addict ladder (shown in the picture) that I would like to install. Rhino 2.1 - 3.05m Aluminium Attic Ladder Width 550mm Length 1220mm I would like to install the attic ladder in a existing manhole which it roughly 900mm x 900mm. We have 2.7 ceiling heights. - Due date: Needs to be done on Monday, 21 August 2023

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Clinton QLD, Australia

21st Aug 2023

We have the new attic ladder. It needs to be fitted into the existing manhole. - Due date: Flexible

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Clothiers Creek NSW, Australia

17th Aug 2023

We need a man hole made and an attic ladder fitted very soon please

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Mount Gravatt QLD 4122, Australia

12th Aug 2023

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Gledswood Hills NSW, Australia

4th Aug 2023

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Footscray VIC, Australia

1st Aug 2023

We are happy to purchase an attic ladder product that is suitable to our property. However, we require a professional fitter who has experience in this field to fit this so that we can access the loft area of our property ahead of further renovation work taking place. - Due date: Before Friday, 11 August 2023

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Malvern East VIC, Australia

10th Jul 2023

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Oakleigh VIC, Australia

8th Jul 2023

Hi i need an attic space in my houce preferably at least 4x4mtrs to 6x4 mtrs. - Due date: Flexible

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Balwyn VIC, Australia

1st Jul 2023

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Balmain NSW, Australia

25th Jun 2023

The left hand hinge on the attic ladder has a problem and needs replacing.

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Newtown NSW, Australia

20th Jun 2023

Hey there - need to install an attic ladder in Brunswick. Ceiling is mortar and rake so will be a bit dusty. I’ll supply the following ladder: https://www.bunnings.com.au/bailey-2-34-3-12m-170kg-aluminium-folding-attic-ladder_p0860930?store=6310&gbraid=0AAAAADtbEB_NTOpWC9UCqTrtQlkw3TFQo&gclid=CjwKCAjw-b-kBhB-EiwA4fvKrI1V4mm6lIJHy_OOC1_4a0vZIGxnuPYkrl_w9pc4KPL1_EPfZfYPIxoCCwIQAvD_BwE&gclsrc=aw.ds

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Yarraville VIC 3013, Australia

14th Jun 2023

I am looking for a qualified carpenter / tradesman to install an attic ladder into my Victorian style house in Yarraville, ideally with experience installing these ladders previously. My ceiling is approx 3.3m high, and there is already a small access hole installed. I am buying a Werner ladder from eBay, and I am looking for someone to install it into the roof, and apply some trim around the corners to make it look nice in the ceiling. I have attached pictures of the roof cavity, the current access port and the ladder i am purchasing. If you need any more information please let me know. - Due date: Flexible

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Burleigh Waters QLD 4220, Australia

13th Jun 2023

Looking for someone experienced in the supply and installation of an attic ladder. - Due date: Flexible

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Maroubra NSW 2035, Australia

11th Jun 2023

I’m looking to install an attic ladder from the hallway into the roof. There is an existing manhole, however, it will need to be in a different area in the hall. This will mean that a new hole will be cut. I have the attic ladder, however other materials will need to be supplied by the installer.

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Maidstone VIC 3012, Australia

31st May 2023

Installation and adjustment of aluminium attic ladder - Due date: Flexible