Tuesday, October 3, 2017

What Are the Different Types of Dock Ladders?

Dock Ladders can be an attractive addition to your dock, seawall or other surface.  But with so many different types of dock ladders available, how do you know which one is right for you.  It’s important to consider how the dock ladder will be used and where it will be mounted.  Below is a summary of various types of dock ladders and how they are typically used.

·         Fixed Ladders are durable and are ideal for sure-footed access to and from the water or boat and will stand the test of time.  Perfect for seawalls or dock applications with varying water levels.  Rail height is 19 ½” above the dock or surface.  Aluminum Fixed Ladders are typically available with 3, 4, or 5 steps.


      Flip-Up Ladders are made with the same great features of the fixed aluminum ladder and is also available with 3, 4, or 5 steps.  The Flip-Up ladder makes an attractive addition to any dock or surface.  Easily flipping up and out of the water when not in use, it is easily secured in the up or down position with a handy retainer pin.  
·          Slide-Up Ladders easily slide up and out of the water when not in use.  Heavy marine grade aluminum rungs and hangers mean that you’ll have long and reliable service and an attractive addition to your marine application.  Convenient cords for raising and lowering the steps may be added to this ladder. Aluminum Slide-Up Ladder is available in 5 or 7 steps. 



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