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Accessories For Ladder Work

Accessorize your ladder

Accessories for ladders tend to be of two main types. Those that help make the ladder more stable, and therefore safer when in use, and those that hold tools and materials so you don’t have to keep going up and down the ladder.

This is a selection of some of the most useful items that will help improve the functionality of your ladder.

Leg Levelers

LeveLok Permanent Mount System

LeveLok Ladder  Permanet Mount Style Leveler (LL-STB-1AL)

This ladder leg leveler has been designed for aluminum and fiberglass extension ladders, and to be a permanent adjustable ladder leveling system.

They are sold as a pair and need to be bolted to the bottom of the side rails. Installation is easy - a drilling template is provided - and only takes about 15 minutes to complete.

Legs can be adjusted up to 9.5 inches in increments of 3/16th inch.

Very strong, very reliable. Has a high customer satisfaction rating.

Levelizer Ladder Level Tool

The Levelizer: The Fast, Safe, Easy Ladder Level

This is a lightweight ladder leveler that is anchored to the ground not the ladder. It is supplied as a single unit, which makes it suitable for extension ladders but not stepladders unless you buy two of them.

It is a well made, simple idea that works. Existing users give it a high star rating.

Ladder Jacks

Qualcraft Ladder Jack

Qualcraft 2420 Aluminum Two-Rung Short Body Ladder Jack

Ladder Jacks enable you to have a working platform between two ladders. Fit a jack to each ladder, put an eighteen inch wide plank on the jacks, and you have a work platform that can make some maintenance jobs a lot easier to access.

Ladder Stabilizers

Louisville LP-2200-00 Stabilizer

Louisville Ladder LP-2200-00 Stabilizer

This is very easy to fit to an extension ladder and to remove later for storage. It can be used on other ladder brands not just Louisville models.

It gives a 12 inch standoff and will span a 45 inch window, which provides good access to the work area and increased ladder stability

Ladder-Max Stand-off Stabilizer

Ladder-Max Stand-off Stabilizer

This is a useful stabilizer that can be used to bear the ladder against the roof, thereby protecting the gutters. If you’ve been paying someone to clear leaves from your guttering, then using this to do it yourself could pay for itself!

Werner Stabilizer 97P

Werner 97P Adjustable True Grip Stabilizer and Surface Protectors for Extension Ladders

The span of this Werner ladder stabilizer can be adjusted to 49, 57 or 65 inches. It fits aluminum and fiberglass ladders, and not just those made by Werner. It is easily fitted to any other make of extension ladder, with all hardware being provided.

Ladder Gutter Guide


Ladder Lock, Steel, Trivalent Coating

A simple tool that clips on to a gutter or metal roof or piping, then around the top of a ladder to provide a more secure location at the top.

Adjusts to fit almost any ladder. Has some limitations as the grip doesn’t open that wide but you don’t have to buy two units for it to work properly.

Helps you feel safe.

Ladder Project Trays

Rack-A-Tiers 65300 Ladder Mate

Rack-A-Tiers 65300 Ladder Mate

This is a useful tool tidy that works with most aluminum, fiberglass or wooden step ladders.

It is easy to attach to your ladder, and has adjustable dividers to better organize your tools and fixings.

360 Products Paint Tray For Step Ladders

360 Products Paint Station - Tray for Step Ladder, Holds all Painting Tools

Keep your main decorating tools and a paint tray close to hand when working up a step ladder.It’s an easy fit to most step ladders and puts everything at your fingertips.

This ladder paint tray is deeper and wider than most, which means you can carry more paint whilst reducing the risk of splashing.

This is much better than attempting to balance a painter’s tray in your hand whilst on the ladder.

Tool Belts

Custom Leathercraft IP489X Tool Bag

CLC IP489X 3 Pocket Suede Tool Bag with Poly Web Belt

This is a small, 3 pocket tool bag made of heavy duty suede leather. It's suitable for 29 to 46 inch waist sizes.

It features integral tape measure and hammer holders, polymer belt with quick release buckle and is ideal for small project work where you don't need to carry a full rig.

Inexpensive and good value.

Task Tools Weekend Warrior Tool Apron

Task Tools T77250 Weekend Warrior Apron with Polyweb Belt, 5-Pocket

This is a useful 5 pocket tool belt that also has two hammer holder loops. Just right for the weekend home handyman (and woman). It’s made of split leather with a polymer quick-release belt.

Style-N-Craft 76-425 11 Pocket Tool Belt

Style n Craft 76-425 11 Pocket Tool Belt in Polyester

This is a heavy-duty polyester tool belt in a khaki/black color combination. It has lots of pockets/pouches - eleven of them, and two metal hammer holders.

It's suitable for waist sizes 29 to 46 inches, and fits with a 2 inch wide snap-in buckle on a polymer belt.

A budget tool belt, but it gets the job done.​

Occidental Leather 9850 Tool Bag Set

Occidental Leather 9850 Adjust-to-Fit Fat Lip Tool Bag Set - Black

This is a top class tool belt that will last for years. It's made  with full grain leather, high density neoprene and commercial grade nylon. It has 10 inch deep main pouches with full leather boots, and boasts 24 tool pockets and holders overall.

The pouches are fixed in position and can't be moved, and the big comfortable belt will fit most waists.​ 

This is a rugged, high quality and hard wearing tool. Pricey but well worth it.

Custom Leathercraft Cordless Drill Holster

CLC 5023 Deluxe Cordless Poly Drill Holster, Black

This polyester cordless drill holster will take most T-handled drills and drivers, and helps keep your cordless tools close at hand. It's about 6 inches wide and 11 inches long.

Bits can be organized in the outer pockets, there's a safety strap with quick release buckle, and it just slides on to your work belt. Neat.


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