Telescopic Ladder Reviews 2018

Telescopic Ladder Reviews

A Telescopic Ladder is a great invention and perfect for the modern and often small, family home.

If you don’t want to buy a ladder for one job and then have to struggle to find a place to store it or have to look at it wedged in your garage or shed everyday, a telescopic ladder may be perfect for you.

Check out our top picks:


Finether 3.8M Aluminum Telescopic/Telescoping Loft Extension LadderFinether 3.8M Aluminum Telescopic/Telescoping Loft Extension Ladder

The Finether telescopic ladder is the perfect first ladder, it has a decent height of 3.8m and is fairly average in weight at 11kg. The free gloves and storage case are an added bonus, the case especially, as this helps to protect the ladder when in storage, increasing the longevity of use.

The size when fully retracted is 84 cm heigh, which will free up valuable space in your garage or shed!


  • Constructed of durable aluminum alloy.
  • Easy to use, quick to set up and down.
  • Free work gloves and case included.
  • Folds very small for storage or for transporting.
  • EN131 certified.


  •  Not suitable for trade or professional use.


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Charles Bentley 3.2M Telescopic Extendable Extension Ladder With EN131-1, EN131-2, EN131-3 CertificateCharles Bentley 3.2M Telescopic Extendable Extension Ladder

Ready to use straight out of the box, sturdy and convenient. This ladder will have endless uses around the home. Charles Bentley is a reputable name in ladders so you can be sure in knowing that you are in safe hands when using this telescopic ladder.


  • Built to GPSD & EN131-1, EN131-2, EN131-3 standards.
  • Fairly lightweight 9kg.
  • Easy and quick to set up an use.
  • Well known manufacturer.
  • Very affordable.


  • Carry case sold separately.
  • Shorter height than most  – 3.2metres.




WORHAN® 5m (16′ 4”) Double Telescopic Ladder5.0m Double Telescopic Ladder

This telescopic ladder has 5m of length when fully extended, making cleaning the upstairs windows easier and other high up jobs.

It can also be folded in half making a free standing A-frame ladder for general use. (Which is more practical and useful for doing general DIY.)



  •  Great height of 5m.
  • Can be used as one straight ladder for full height, or folded in half to make an A-frame free standing ladder.
  • Made by Worhan, a well known manufacturer of ladders
  • EN131 safety standard
  • Size when folded is only 93cm heigh.


  • No case included
  • Slightly more expensive than regular telescopic ladders because of the increased functionality.



Homdox Telescopic Ladder A Frame 5mWORHAN® 5m (16' 4'') Double Telescopic Ladder

The folding mechanism means that you have a ladder for every purpose and won’t have to go out and buy another for than one job thats too high for to use your regular ladder.

Safe and sturdy, this ladder can also extended to 5m but is slightly cheaper than the Worhan branded ladder. Its folded size is also only 93cm heigh. Meaning that is still very compact and manageable for transporting.


  •  EN131 and CE approved.
  • Cheaper than other 5m telescopic ladders.
  • Light weight and sturdy.
  • Made of T5 aluminum.


  •  Takes a while to set up the full 5metres.
  • No case included.
  • Not suitable for trade use



Is a Telescopic Ladder Best For Me?

There are a number of different styles of ladders available on the market now, to suit a variety of needs.

The first thing to consider is whether your ladder is going to be used for light duties around the home, like accessing a loft or to help with decorating. Or if you need a ladder which is suitable trade and business uses.

If your needs are for general use and a variety of jobs, a Telescopic may be best in terms of:

  • Being easy to store and transport
  • They are fairly lightweight and manageable
  • They have good solid feet that can be stabilised on many different surfaces.
  • To lean against any wall or surface such as a loft hatch or gutter.
  • The larger telescopic ladders can also fold in half – the become an A-frame free standing ladder.


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