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Fakro LWF 45 - Fire Resistant Folding Wooden Loft Ladder and Hatch

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Product Description

Combining optimum user practicality with a high level of fire protection, the Fakro LWF 45 Fire Resistant Folding Wooden Loft Ladder allows quick, easy and secure access to your loft area whilst guaranteeing reliable fire resistance for a full 45 minutes. The high-quality white finished hatch is fully insulated and features an expandable seal which, when exposed to high temperatures, expands and effectively prevents fire from passing through the hatch. It also incorporates a practical hinge system which controls the movement of the hatch, pulling it away from the ladder’s treads when opened to enhance space and ease of use.

Durable and robust, the LWF 45 Loft Ladder features heavy duty stile ends to optimise the stability of the structure as well as triple system of three seals to guarantee complete and perfect airtightness. Better yet, to ensure every trip to the loft is 100% safe and trouble-free, the LWF 45 also includes an easy to reach handrail, non-slip step treads and short distanced gap between the loft floor and the top tread.

Overview of this LWF 45 Fire Resistant Folding Wooden Loft Ladder

  • Innovatively designed as a new generation fire resistant ladder for optimum user safety & security
  • Equipped with an expandable hatch seal which, when exposed to high temperatures, expands & prevents fire from breaching the hatch
  • Provides a full 45 minutes of protection against fire penetration - (EI1 45/ EI2 45)
  • Incredibly quick & simple to install with a light hatch weight & intelligent ‘click fixing’ method
  • Comes 100% fully assembled to save you the time & work
  • Expertly manufactured using a high-grade pine consisting of four segments
  • Hatch heat transmission coefficient with a U-Value of 0.6 W/m²K & insulation thickness of 7.4cm
  • Incorporates an 8cm thick hatch that is fully insulated & stylishly finished in white on both sides
  • Guarantees excellent user convenience - as hatch opens, the hinge moves it away from the ladder to significantly increase space
  • Provides safe & secure usage with an easy to reach handrail & non-slip treads with grooves to prevent slips & falls
  • Features practical stile ends made from heavy duty PVC to protect the floor surface whilst enhancing the stability of the ladder structure
  • Produced with a patented corner hinge & spring mechanism to provide extra box stability & effectively prevent distortion
  • Features a triple system of seals to provide complete & perfect airtightness
  • Designed with the possibility of easily installing additional Fakro accessories
  • Has an impressive permissible load of 160kg
  • Conforms to Standard EN 14975 norm requirements
  • Comes complete with a 3-year warranty for complete peace of mind
  • Available in an extensive range of sizes

Common Questions about this LWF 45 Fire Resistant Folding Wooden Loft Ladder

Is this wooden loft ladder easy to fit?

With a brilliantly lightweight hatch structure and practical ladder design, the LWF 45 Fire Resistant Loft Ladder is very quick and easy to install. It comes fully assembled for optimum user convenience and utilises the innovative ‘click fixing’ fitting method for a fast, safe and straightforward fix.

How long will this wooden loft ladder last?

Expertly manufactured using the highest quality pine with heavy duty PVC stile ends, the LWF 45 Fire Resistant Loft Ladder offers excellent stability, durability and longevity. Each ladder comes complete with a fantastic 3-year guarantee for complete peace of mind but is sure to last you longer with the correct installation, use and care.

What is the loft ladder hatch U-Value?

The loft ladder hatch boasts a U-Value of 0.6 W/m²K.

What is the maximum loading for this ladder?

The LWF 45 has an impressive maximum loading quantity of 160kg.

Is this wooden loft ladder fire resistant?

Yes, expertly designed with a specialist hatch design and durable materials, the LWF 45 Loft Ladder provides a full 45 minutes of fire protection from the space where the loft ladder was originally installed. The expandable hatch seal expands when exposed to high temperatures, blocking and preventing fire from passing through the hatch.

Have More Questions About This Wooden Loft Ladder?

If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to get in touch with our award-winning team. They’ll help you pick the ideal product for your project, whether you’re revitalising an existing property or are tackling a larger new build. You can get in touch by calling 01295 565 565 or using our online live chat. 

Product Specification

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Guarantee3 Years
Lead Time15-20 Working Days
U Value0.6

Delivery Information

We understand that ordering products online can be daunting, especially when ordering roofing materials. It is for this reason that we make our delivery processes as simple as possible for you. However, there are a few things to know about our delivery processes. These include:

  • When placing an order, you’ll see a breakdown of your delivery charge in your shopping cart. These charges are for the UK mainland only, and additional charges may apply for Northern Ireland, the Scottish Highlands and other regions.

  • Deliveries only take place on working days (Mon - Fri) and do not take place on Bank Holidays. 

  • You’ll find an estimated delivery on the majority of product pages below the 'Add to Basket' button. Whilst we aim to deliver your items within the estimated delivery, it is only an estimate. 

  • You're able to select a preferred delivery date in your shopping basket. Whilst we aim to deliver your items on this date, it is not guaranteed.
  • Orders placed after 12pm, during the weekend, and on a bank holiday will not be processed until the next working day. Please consider this when placing your order as it may impact your delivery date.

  • After you’ve placed your order, you’ll receive an order confirmation by email outlining the details of your order. Please check your order confirmation email and inform us of any mistakes or errors immediately.

  • Shortly after receiving your order confirmation you’ll receive a separate email confirming the planned delivery date.

  • We can only provide a delivery date and are not able to confirm the time delivery will be attempted. Therefore, we ask that somebody is able to accept and sign for your items throughout the started delivery date.

  • If you are unable to accept and sign for an order, it can be left in a safe location in most circumstances. Please email [email protected] if you would like an item to be left without a signature. 

  • Whilst we aim to hold the majority of our products in stock, due to the vast number of products we offer this is not always possible. Because of this we are required to send your items directly from the manufacturer on a small number of occasions, at which point a different delivery charge may apply as standard.  

  • On occasions the items ordered may be shipped from different depots, which could result in seperate deliveries taking place.

If you have more questions about our products or delivery, please contact our team online or by telephone.

Refund Information

We understand mistakes can be made and we therefore keep our cancellation and returns policy as simple as possible. However, there are a few things to know about cancelling an order or returning an item. These include:

Items Not Required

Should you no longer require an item, you have the right to cancel within 14 days of delivery unless the items are custom made. You needn’t give us reason for cancelling your order but will be required to notify us by email. Once notified we will provide an address for the items to be returned to and arrange the necessary refund.

Faulty or Damaged Items

On the rare occasion that an item is delivered faulty or damaged, we will exchange it or provide a refund. We must be notified by email as soon as possible and may require images. To avoid such an issue, we ask that customers do not sign for damaged goods.

Custom Made Items

A handful of items are ‘Custom Made’. This means they are typically manufactured to the specifications provided by you and are therefore non-refundable. This is unless they are deemed to be faulty or damaged at the time of delivery, at which point you should notify us by email as soon as possible.

Further Information

For further information on cancellations, returns and refunds please read our full policy by clicking here. This confirms any other requirements to consider (i.e. packaging), fees that may be charged (i.e. admin charges) and our policy for businesses. 

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