Attic Ladder Replacement

Interior Attic Ladder

Attic ladders, garage ladders

Over time, garage or attic ladders wear; especially older, wooden models. Steps break, linkage mechanisms loosen, bend, or break, making it a safety concern. Our team can help you regain safe access to your garage or home’s attic by replacing worn, unsafe ladders with modern replacements.

What steps to take in an attic ladder replacement?

  1. Select the right ladder. Depends on personal material preferences and ladder opening dimensions and height.
  2. Remove finish trim.
  3. Disassembly and disposal of old ladder. Ladders can be considerably heavy and should be handled carefully to avoid damages to your property.
  4. Area clean-up.
  5. Verification of framing integrity. Often overlooked, at times existing framing needs repairs and/or reinforcements.
  6. Installation of new ladder and alignment.
  7. Replacement of trim. Often times it is advisable to replace trim.
  8. Paint/touch-up.

As you consider replacing your attic ladder, consider too the steps above. Not giving each step proper attention can result in an inadequate installation with either diminished functionality or aesthetic visual.

How long does do typical attic ladder or garage ladder replacement take?

Depending on the location, condition of the structure, type of ladder, and dimensions the entire project can last between 6 to 8 hours, occasionally a second visit may be required. When we perform attic ladder replacements it is best to not rush, and ensure that installers have ample time to cover all manufacturers’ installation recommendations and the ladder is properly tested for safe operation.

How much does a typical garage ladder or attic ladder replacement cost?

Price depends on the complexity of the installation, location, and scope. Framing repairs and/or reinforcements, along with trim replacement will bring the project to the higher end of the range; however, please consider that work on these elements may not always be needed.

For a general, directional reference a garage ladder replacement or attic ladder replacement labor costs range from $1,200 to $1,500 (materials not included).

Prices can vary considerably though depending on access to the ladder location, surrounding property, type of ladder to be replaced, framing condition, seals, insulation, and other characteristics.

For better reference please give us a call or fill our contact form and we will discuss with you your installation specifics; however, please rest assure that our services will be priced competitively while providing you with the peace of mind of a professional installation.

When is best to replace garage ladders or attic ladders?

Spring and fall are great times to execute ladder replacements projects. Since during replacement your attic will be open it is advisable, if possible, to avoid performing this project in very hot or very cold days.

What are other recommendations to tackle an attic ladder or garage ladder replacement projects?

Select a responsible installer. Attic ladders, garage ladders are a particularly sensitive component of your home’s features, they allow you access to important mechanical equipment, storage space, and interior parts of your house for a variety of service, maintenance, or improvement needs. Attic ladders, garage ladders ought to be safe, reliable, and installation should be only performed by trained professionals.

Where does ServiceBeaver operate?

We do attic ladder replacements and garage ladder replacements in Keller, Southlake, Colleyville, Trophy Club, Westlake, Eastlake, Roanoke, Watauga, Saginaw, Coppell, Bedford, Euless, Hurst, Haltom City, Lewisville, North Richland Hills, Grapevine, Fort Worth, Haslet, Denton, Dallas, Carrollton, Arlington, Plano, Garland, Mansfield, Frisco, among other cities. If your city is not listed please contact us and we will discuss alternatives with you.

Are you ready to hire or would like to learn more?

Use our contact form below, email us to [email protected], or text/call/SMS 817-944-4990.


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