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Retractable Roof Access Ladder and Hatch - Case Study
Premier Loft Ladders were contacted by a specialist food processing plant to replace a damaged retractable roof access ladder. As this presented the only means of access for maintenance of roof top equipment, it was important that the replacement access ladder was strong, durable and easy to o...
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Premier Loft Ladders release a new range of BIM models
New BIM objects from Premier Loft Ladders make it even easier for architects and designers to specify the perfect loft ladder their project. They cover a selection of the company’s most popular products, covering a wide range of requirements, from Passivhaus certified loft ladders through to h...
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Ecco loft ladder steps up to the challenge
Premier Loft Ladders were approached for a challenging project requiring a loft ladder suitable for providing safe and easy access to the loft of a period home. However, the high ceiling and small opening presented an issue, ruling out many loft ladders. Furthermore, safety was an important co...
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Loft ladder for sloped ceiling loft hatch
Anyone with a sloped ceiling loft hatch will appreciate the difficulty of finding a suitable loft ladder, particularly when positioned over a staircase. This is exactly the problem faced by Michael Hall, who needed an easy to operate loft ladder to provide safe access to the loft space in his ...
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Isotec 200 loft ladder offers superb thermal insulation and 60 minutes fire rating
The high strength Isotec 200 loft ladder offers superb thermal insulation with a U-value of 0.17 W/m2K and a class 4 certified airtight seal. In addition, it offers 60 minutes fire and heat protection (tested according to EN 1634-1, EN1363-1, ÖNORM 3860). The Isotec 200 loft ladder is ideally...
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What will the next generation of loft ladders look like? Premier Loft Ladders help answer that question...
For many years, loft ladders have largely remained unchanged. Traditionally built from timber, the original loft ladder concept remains a popular and dependable choice. However, fully automatic loft ladders are becoming a popular option, which is the basis for this exciting loft ladder concept...
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Glass loft hatch ladder from Premier Loft Ladders maintains period feature in Victorian home
Glass loft hatches are an attractive period feature and offer a source of natural light into otherwise dark areas of a home. However, they are often the only way to access the home’s loft and finding a suitable loft ladder for a glass loft hatch is not easy. Premier Loft Ladders were able to o...
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Isotec fire rated loft ladder NBS specification now available
Premier Loft Ladders have made choosing and specifying your next fire rated loft ladder even easier. Product data for the high-spec Isotec loft ladder is now available within NBS Plus. The Isotec offers superb strength and very high thermal insulation. It also provides fire protection for up t...
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120 minutes fire protection - Isotec loft ladder
The Isotec is a heavy duty commercial loft ladder offering up to 120 minutes fire protection. It also offers very high thermal insulation (U value 0.33 W/m2K) and an airtight seal (class 4). Available made-to-measure
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Passivhaus certified loft ladder
The Klimatec 160 is a high performance solution for passive and low carbon buildings. Not only does it offer superb thermal insulation and an airtight seal, but it also benefits from 30-minute fire protection. The Klimatec 160 is the latest product in the Premier Loft Ladders range to be certi...
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How its made: The Supreme F30 loft ladder
Have you ever wondered how a commercial grade loft ladder is made? Read our blog to learn about how the Supreme F30 fire rated loft ladder is made. The Supreme F30 with wooden hatch box is a great choice for commercial and industrial use where fire protection is required. The heavy duty loft...
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New Product - Ecco Concertina Loft Ladder
The Ecco concertina loft ladder features the very latest technology to achieve excellent thermal insulation and an airtight seal. The 4-point latching system ensures an airtight seal all the way around the hatch, while WDL tape provides an insulating seal between the hatch box and ceiling stru...
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The Quadro loft hatch and ladder features the latest innovations in loft ladder design and technology...
The result is a thermally-efficient loft hatch and ladder that can be made-to-measure to fit each customer’s needs. Available as either a 3-part folding wooden loft ladder (shown here) or a 2-part sliding ladder, benefits of the Quadro loft hatch and ladder include… • Made-to-measure loft hat...
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Automatic loft ladders make loft access easy (and fun!)
It’s not very often that you hear about a loft ladder being fun, but that is exactly how Simon and Rochelle Solomon described their new Escalmatic electric loft ladder… Simon and Rochelle needed to make better use of their large loft space. They wanted an easy, hassle-free method of accessing...
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Escalmatic electric loft ladder NBS specification now available
Premier Loft Ladders have created a new electric loft ladder NBS specification for the popular Escalmatic. Full product data and technical drawing is now available within NBS specification software. The Escalmatic electric loft ladder is ideal for residential projects, particularly where spac...
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Premier Loft Ladders add loft hatches and loft doors to their growing product portfolio
Premier Loft Ladders understand that ‘one-size does not fit all’. As a result, flexible, made-to-measure design is a key feature throughout our range our loft hatches and loft doors. Furthermore, energy efficiency and fire safety are also key customer requirements for many projects, which is a...
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Elite access to rooflight
Making the most of outdoor space in an urban environment is very important. With land at a premium, more people are converting their flat roof space to a garden retreat. How do you get to it though? A full size staircase takes up a lot of room and can be quite expensive, especially for occasio...
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Passive House certified loft ladder
The Passivhaus Institute has recently awarded the Designo wooden loft ladder certification for use in passive house projects. Available from Premier Loft Ladders, the Designo features the latest innovations in loft ladder design to perfectly balance aesthetics with performance. It offers excel...
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Supreme loft ladder provides easy access to loft for everyday use in family home
Sam Beardsley Carpentry, had a client needing a high-spec loft ladder for everyday use in a brand new home. Already familiar with Premier Loft Ladders, Sam got in contact to discuss his project and review the available options. The Supreme was the obvious choice based upon the needs of Sam’s c...
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Electric loft ladder range has grown
Premier Loft Ladders range of electric loft ladders continues to expand, with new products such as the Skylark and significant enhancements to the existing range. The Escalmatic electric loft ladder has proven popular since its launch. Further enhancing its impressive specification and excell...
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The difference is in the detail...
Sometimes the smallest of details can have a big impact! Many of our products feature a range of clever and innovative details, which help make them special and add additional value. From patented loft hatch box sealing technology through to custom powder coat finish colour. We will be highlig...
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Elite Vertical loft ladder proves to be the perfect solution for a New Build project in France
Jill Ranford and Patrick Taggart are the proud owners of a beautiful new build home in Southern France. The main bedroom features a vaulted ceiling with access to a loft via a wall hatch located 2.7m up from the floor. Therefore, a loft ladder was required that could be easily operated at that...
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New Product - Skylark fully electric foldaway attic stairs
Skylark electric folding wooden loft ladders are now available from Premier Loft Ladders. The perfect solution for anyone planning to upgrade their old wooden loft ladder. They provide the beautiful aesthetics of a wooden loft ladder, with the convenience of electric operation. For more infor...
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Electric loft ladder ticks all the boxes
PMB Construction recently approached Premier Loft Ladders with a very specific set of needs. Fortunately, the Escalmatic motorised loft ladder ticked all the right boxes. Lead-time, quality and attractive design were very important requirements for this residential loft conversion project. Th...
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Loft ladders solutions for a truss roof
Truss roof rafters and ceiling joists are typically spaced either 400mm, 450mm or 600mm apart. Given that the joist is normally 50mm wide, this gives a fairly small opening width for your loft hatch and ladder. However, there are still a wide variety of options to consider. For example, space...
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New Product Announcement - The Quadro wooden loft ladder...
The Quadro wooden loft ladder is the solution when ‘standard’ is simply not good enough. It is supplied as an easy to fit, made-to-measure unit. The 3-part folding wooden ladder is contained within, and attached to, a laminated wooden hatch box and an insulated trapdoor. The Quadro wooden loft...
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Premier Loft Ladders provide a safe, convenient and discrete solution for access to a premium car dealership plant room
Premier Loft Ladders has recently helped Horizon Construction provide a safe and convenient access solution to a 1st floor plant room within a premium car showroom. What made this project particularly challenging was the 1.8m deep ceiling void. In addition, the access point was also in a promi...
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Taking the right steps to combat fire
A fire rated loft hatch and ladder provides safe and convenient access into a loft or attic, while still providing up to 90 minutes of fire resistance. It can also provide high levels of thermal insulation and therefore help to keep energy costs down. Premier Loft Ladders has released an appl...
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Escalmatic electric loft ladder drawing now available
The technical drawing for the new Escalmatic electric loft ladder has now been released on Premier Loft Ladders web site. Available in DWG and PDF format.
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The Mini retractable loft ladder is the ideal solution for small ceiling openings
It is supplied as a ready to fit unit, with a space-saving ladder contained within an insulated wooden hatch box. Manufactured from light-weight, durable aluminium components, the Mini is easy to operate yet still offers heavy duty performance. Capable of supporting loads of 150 kg per step, i...
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New Product Announcement - Escalmatic Electric Loft Ladder
Premier Loft Ladders latest product, the Escalmatic electric loft ladder, offers style, safety and convenience. It is ideal for domestic/residential applications. The Escalmatic combines Italian design, robust metal construction and infrared remote-controlled electrical operation. The space-...
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Keeping in the warmth - Loft Access Hatch and Ladder
The days are getting shorter and the weather getting colder – winter is on its way. If considering a new loft access hatch and ladder it is important to choose one that offers good thermal insulation and an airtight seal. This will help to keep in the warmth and lower energy costs. We have ...
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The Cadet wooden loft ladder and hatch combines traditional style with modern engineering…
The result is an attractive and thermally-efficient loft ladder that is perfectly suited for residential/domestic applications. The Cadet is available as either a 3-part folding wooden loft ladder (shown here) or a 2-part sliding ladder. Key benefits at a glance… ? Well insulated (U-value 0....
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Columbus Treppen- Profiline F30/F30 Plus/ F60
The Profiline F30/F30 Plus/F60 is a 3-part folding or 2 part sliding wooden ladder. It’s a ready to fit unit with a trapdoor and hatchbox with an all-round rubber seal. The F30 is fire resistant tested from the underside, the F30 Plus from above and below and the F60 from below. It is simple t...