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Louisville Ladder

Model AA259GS

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Store SO SKU #237923

Elite 7 ft. 9 in. - 10 ft., 25.5 in. x 54 in. Aluminum Attic Ladder with 350 lb. Maximum Load Capacity

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  • Gas cylinder lets you smoothly open and close door
  • Adjustable shoes accommodate any flooring type
  • Energy-efficient insulating panels

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The Elite Aluminum Attic Ladder from Louisville Ladder features an insulated design that helps save on energy and heating costs. A gas cylinder eases the force needed to open and close the attic stairway and virtually eliminates door slamming, offering a safe and easy-to-use structure. Adjustable shoes are provided to ensure a perfect fit on almost any flooring type, and installation is easy with the included kit.

  • Aluminum rails and rungs with a wood door create a strong and sturdy structure
  • 10 steps provide convenient access to attic
  • 350 lb. duty rating affords heavy-duty quality
  • Covers most ceilings with heights of 7 ft. 9 in. to 10 ft.
  • Adjustable shoes fit with almost any flooring type
  • Fits most ceilings with rough openings of 25-1/2 in. x 54 in.
  • Gas cylinder for quiet door closing
  • Insulating panels on door to help save on energy and heating costs
  • ANSI certified
  • Includes hardware and E-Z hang straps for hassle-free installation

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Elite 7 ft. 9 in. - 10 ft., 25.5 in. x 54 in. Aluminum Attic Ladder with 350 lb. Maximum Load Capacity
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What is the length of the ladder when extended?

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March 10, 2016
My ceiling height is 10'. But the ladder obviously needs to be longer since it does not drop straight down to the floor. Is this the right size ladder for my application?
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March 11, 2016
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When fully extended the ladder is 10'.
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March 11, 2016
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If you have the Elite or Elite II ladder and your ceiling height is in fact 10' tall then you have exactly what you need. When measuring for attic ladders you measure from floor to ceiling straight up and down.
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Is it possible to cut the ladder height to accomodate a 7 ft ceiling?

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March 7, 2016
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March 9, 2016
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NO the Elite Aluminum ladder trimmed at the lowest point will ONLY fit a ceiling height of 7'-9". Only ladders we have that can be trimmed to fit 7'-0" is our wood ladders.
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March 8, 2016
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No, this can not be cut to fit.
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My ceiling height is 7'-7", can I set the unit 2" higher up in the opening?

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Boston, MA
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January 15, 2016
My ceiling height is 7'-7". Can I install the ladder unit 2" higher up in the rough opening then add 2" of rigid insulation & a 1/8" luan cover to make it flush with the ceiling? This will increase the R value, but will the closers be able to handle the additional weight and pull the door shut tight?
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January 19, 2016
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You can raise the ladder up 2 inches so it hits the floor at 7'-9" but with this ladder if you add anything extra to the door as far as weight goes the cylinders will not pull the door up or keep up. Really you need a wood door that is designed for your 7'-7" ceiling height.
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January 19, 2016
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No, please do not do this. By adding extra weight to the door and the cylinder, it will not be able to pull the door up and hold it up.
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will this ladder work for a ceiling height of 7 feet 6 inches?

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December 26, 2014
If not could you recommend one that is insulated and rated for 350 lbs with a ceiling height of 7 feet 6 inches and opening 25.5 X 54?
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March 24, 2015
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It will but you would have to remove the bottom rung and add the legs that come with it. Depending on your mechanical skills it may be easier to find one for 8ft and cut it down.
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The AA259GS will not work for that ceiling height. The only ladder we have close to that is the CS254I ladder, it is insulated and same dimensions, but it has a 300 lbs load capacity.
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Rated 4.2 out of 5 by 95 reviewers.
Rated 2.0 out of 5.0 by Not very happy Stupidly I put the stairs in place before I gave them a close inspection. On of the main supports was bent a bit causing some splintering in the door around the bolt holes. On the other side by the pull cord a 7 inch long splinter must have come out during assembly because they had coated the area with wood filler which was falling out. When totally installed the whole hinge and support area still has some flex. Not very happy June 8, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Good product at a great price We purchased this ladder to replace an existing ladder. The old unit used springs for the open / close assist and part of the mechanism had failed. The Louisville Ladder Elite was very well constructed and the use of pneumatic cylinders instead of springs is a tremendous improvement. The installation was not difficult although a third person was a great help (the instructions call for two people). The only complaint (minor) is that the nuts for the 4 1/4" bolts used to attach the adjustable ladder feet were missing. Fortunately, we had some in our "spare parts" box and a trip to the store was avoided. January 19, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Good product...After looking at many other ladders, glad I chose this one....easy to install...works great. The instructions were good. Took about 2 1/2 hours to completely install. Worked great on the first try. One suggestion....add two more braces from step to frame at middle or bottom, to firm up stairs from wiggle. I put two more little braces and the steps are now solid as a rock....no wiggle. December 29, 2015
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by good product The installation instructions should be changed. Using the four straps to temporarily hold the stairs in place is not a good idea. It is better to use two 1x4 boards to hold the stairs in place so they align flush with the ceiling. The insulation panels need to be glued in place, otherwise they slide and interfere when closing the stairs. Otherwise, very pleased with the stairs. November 19, 2013
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by I had to order this product online because they don't carry it in the store. I like it better then the spring loaded pull down stairs . The stairs are easier to use then the one with the spring. December 29, 2015
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by gift ladder was a gift and is now installed and very nice January 26, 2016
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Easy to install, good quality for the price, operates well. This attic ladder was a good buy. It took a couple of hours to install. It is functional and the price was right. Easy to pull down when you want to access your attic. November 19, 2013
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Nice assembly insulation is poor quality For such a nice assembly the insulation is extremely poor. Glueing it in position at the factory is one suggestion. January 12, 2016
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