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Install a loft ladder.


Set up the meeting very fast, very accommodating, considered everything I needed and made suitable recommendations.

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Chris was very responsive when we needed our loft ladder and hatch repaired, and made an effort to come by on short notice. He had great solutions to help ensure the same issue wouldn't happen again as well.

Loft ladder and loft door repair


thanks for the great work on the loft

Loft Ladder Installation needed


Deep was impressive from the first contact. He thought through the job (could the part be repaired rather than replaced? I like that thinking), asked the right questions, kept in touch, arrived as arranged and fully prepared (brought a replacement part with him, so no time-wasting). Polite, reliable, efficient, did the job. And didn’t charge a crazy amount. This is the way to win customers who will keep coming back. I definitely will. 5 Stars, no question.

New catch for loft ladder


Very polite and friendly young man, good communicator (before and after to explain how and what he'd done) and completed loft ladder job quickly, throughly and cleared up. Will certainly recommend.

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Why hire a Loft Ladder installer through Airtasker?

If you don’t have the time (or skills), hiring a loft ladder installer via Airtasker is quick and convenient! When you have a hatch ready or have established where to place the loft ladder, you can hire a handyman nearby to do the whole installation job for you straight away.

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Top Loft Ladder Installation related questions

Similar to render repair, conservatory repairs, shed roof repair and garage door fitters, a loft ladder installation is a particular service that can make it harder for people to source professionals. But with Airtasker, it can be easy to find a skilled handyman for jobs like these - the installation can go without a hitch. The loft ladder will be safe, and you can use it without hassles, so you get your money’s worth.
Usually, you don’t need to provide any tools or equipment for your loft ladder installation service. Most Taskers come prepared with the tools and equipment to do the jobs you hire them for, and they’re already quite skilled and comfortable with using them. However, if you have any tools or equipment that you think can help make their job easier, feel free to lend these to them for the duration of the job.
The time it takes to install a loft ladder can vary from Tasker to Tasker, but a loft ladder installation without putting in a new trapdoor and fabricating a box frame can take two to three hours at most. But if the job is more complicated, such as needing a trapdoor and a box frame to be made, you can expect the entire process to take the whole day.
Absolutely! If you are a handyman yourself and want to hire someone to assist you in providing this service, feel free to hire a Tasker through our platform. Just be sure to be specific about this in your job posting to avoid any misunderstanding.
The most common loft ladders are timber, aluminium and the accordion-like metal concertina ladder. Each type has its advantages and drawbacks, so research on these and don’t base your choice on looks alone. You should choose the ladder that takes up the least amount of space, is the safest to use, and is from a reputable brand that constructs the ladder from durable material.  
You can install a loft ladder by yourself, but there are some caveats. It would help if you had the time, the right tools, skills and the experience. You must also have sufficient physical strength; these ladders are difficult for one person to get onto an elevated spot, due to their weight and bulk. It’s usually better to have someone assist you or hire a handyman with the requisite skills and equipment for this task.  

What do Loft Ladder Installation services include?

Your loft ladder installation service includes all that’s required to get any loft ladders fitted and provide easy and safe access to your upper storage or living spaces. The service consists of taking the measurements, installing the box frame, fitting in the ladder, installing the loft hatch and making any necessary adjustments.


Doing the measurements

Your handyman takes the necessary measurements at the area where you intend to have your loft hatch and ladder installation. This step includes measuring the distance from the floor to the spot on the ceiling where the hatch will be placed; this will determine the allowable ladder length.


They also measure the length of the loft ladder when retracted. The measurement determines the dimensions for the hatch or trapdoor (which houses and tucks away the ladder up into the loft or attic).


Cutting the hatch

If your home doesn’t already have a hatch in your ceiling, your handyman can cut out the hatch for you. Be sure to pick a spot in your roof that won’t cut through structural pieces, or have electrical wiring running through them. Consult a loft ladder expert or loft ladder fitters beforehand to find the right spot.


Once you’ve established where the loft ladder can be installed, your handyman measures and marks out a hatch, they then proceed to cut out the hatch from your ceiling.      


Installing the box frame

After the hole has been cut out, your handyman proceeds to install a box frame. Be sure to provide the wood to make this frame if one isn’t included or isn’t already part of your loft ladder. Some Taskers may offer to procure the wood from the store if you don’t have these handy. They can then nail or screw the box frame onto rafters surrounding the hatch opening.


Installing the ladder

Once the box frame is done, your handyman can move to the loft hatch and ladder installation. This ladder is fixed to the box frame with nails, screws, or a combination of both. Note that some types of loft ladders are already attached to the hatch door or trapdoor, and some models don’t come with a separate trapdoor.


Inform your handyman beforehand if a separate trapdoor must be fabricated and installed. You can avail of the MDF cutting service to prepare the materials for making a separate trapdoor.  


Making final touches

Your hired handyman installs the latch on the trapdoor so you can keep it locked and tucked away when not in use. Any final adjustments are made to the loft ladder, such as tightening screws and adjusting the box frame’s alignment.


If your loft ladder is a timber ladder, the third and final section of the ladder will usually be more than the length needed to reach your floor. Your handyman can measure the excess timber and saw these off at the appropriate angle. After everything is done, your handyman tests the ladder to make sure it’s safe and ready for your use.

Recent Loft Ladder Installation tasks

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Sid, Devon

28th Jul 2023

replace existing loft ladder with a better one. New loft ladder should be easier to pull out and put away with ease , - Due date: Flexible

Fix loft ladder bracket


Riddlesdown, Greater London

10th Jul 2023

The loft ladder metal bracket has broken so it doesn’t go up, I need it fixed please - Due date: Flexible

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Leytonstone, Greater London

30th Jun 2023

the existing loft ladder has become trapped. I can't open the hatch because of the blockage. The hatch needs to be removed and reinstalled, the ladder needs to be reinstalled or replaced. - Due date: Flexible

Deep was punctual, helpful, knowledgeable and competent. A very good worker!

A Loft ladder to be installed


Belvedere, Greater London

17th Jun 2023

I need advice firstly as to which ladder would be better suited to my loft Secondly need the recommended product to be fitted . - Due date: Flexible

Put up curtain rail and fix loft ladder


Riddlesdown, Greater London

6th May 2023

Assess curtain rail requirements - then fit it Loft ladder doesn't ascend into loft (broken bracket) - Due date: Flexible

Installing loft ladder and hatch


Herne Hill, Greater London, SE24

5th May 2023

We need a loft hatch altered to drop down and spill down ladder installed - Due date: Before Friday, 19 May 2023

Loft ladder and loft door repair


Hadley, Greater London

13th Mar 2023

Hi everyone, we have a loft door which has broken at the hinges and a loft ladder which no longer pulls down which we would like help to repair. - Due date: Needs to be done on Friday, 17 March 2023

Chris was very responsive when we needed our loft ladder and hatch repaired, and made an effort to come by on short notice. He had great solutions to help ensure the same issue wouldn't happen again as well.

Install loft ladder


Stroud Green, Greater London

27th Feb 2023

Hi i need someone professional install loft ladder like in the picture. Work should be don on 04/03/23 or 05/03/23 at Chatham ME4 area - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, 4 March 2023

To fit loft ladder


Wormley, Hertfordshire

7th Feb 2023

I would like a loft ladder supplied and fitted to access my loft easier. - Due date: Before Saturday, 25 February 2023

Very polite and friendly young man, good communicator (before and after to explain how and what he'd done) and completed loft ladder job quickly, throughly and cleared up. Will certainly recommend.

Install loft ladder


Pencoed, Mid Glamorgan

26th Jan 2023

Require installation of a loft ladder - Due date: Flexible

Installing a loft ladder (youngman deluxe 2 section aluminium ladder)


Green Lane, West Midlands

20th Jan 2023

The new loft ladder needs to be installed into my loft including the necessary change to the hatch. - Due date: Before Friday, 27 January 2023



Prudhoe, Northumberland

6th Jan 2023


Fit a loft ladder


Locks Heath, Hampshire

5th Jan 2023

We have a wooden step loft ladder which needs to be installed and the old aluminium ladder removed. - Due date: Flexible

Loft ladder with hand grip


Hanworth, Greater London

31st Dec 2022

loft ladder with hand grip - Due date: Flexible

New wiring supply and fit loft ladder take all rubbish awaybath,toilet


Upper Norwood, Greater London, SE19

21st Dec 2022

To supply and fit a new staircase to the loft. To insulate a room rewire install a new shower with complete plumbing install 2 windows and a door floor tiling and all rubbish taken away. - Due date: Before Monday, 30 January 2023

Supply and fit loft ladder


Lightwater, Surrey

15th Dec 2022

supply and fit loft ladder aperture size is 75cm x 60cm - Due date: Flexible

Carpentry- Doors replaced and loft ladder


Knaphill, Surrey

4th Dec 2022

Replace 6 door with new oak doors Loft ladder fitted A little tidy on some carpentry- strip added in kitchen. - Due date: Flexible

Install a new loft ladder


Holders Hill, Greater London

29th Nov 2022

Install new good quality loft ladder - Due date: Flexible

Loft ladder installed


Farthing Corner, Kent

26th Nov 2022

HATCH OPENGING 760 X 690 CM - Due date: Flexible

install a loft ladder


East Sheen, Greater London

14th Oct 2022

I need someone to get the a ladder and install for my loft - Due date: Before Friday, 21 October 2022