Designed with advanced technology, century has set the industry benchmark again by rolling out the attic stairways with gas struts. Tired of going into the attic hearing a loud creaking sound or maybe your attic stair was just too hard to pull down or too dangerous when it slams shut. Well you can now optimize your experience of opening and closing your stairway with the smooth operator. The smooth operator is easier to operate, requires 1/2 your strength to open, and will not slam shut with no snap back. Century guarantees its quality by offering the only stairway on the market with a 5-year warranty. The corrosion resistant gas struts can be factory installed on any century model stairway. Glide into your attic by bringing home the smooth operator.