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AA1510 18 in W x 24 in L x 7 ft to 9 ft 10 in H Compact Attic Ladder


Performance Overview

SizeStyleRough Opening Width x LengthLoad CapacityPerformance RatingMaterial
7 ft to 9 ft 10 inTelescoping18 in x 24 in min250 lbsAluminum

The AA1510 aluminum compact attic ladder is lightweight and easy to open and close with the included assist pole. Installs into small openings for access to untapped storage space. Ideal for hallways, closets and other tight spaces. Feet are non-marring. Duty rating is 250 pounds.




Features

  • Installs into any opening 18 in x 24 in or larger
  • Non-marring feet
  • Telescoping design gives you quick, hassle-free access to small attic openings anywhere or anytime
  • Ideal for hallways, closets and other tight spaces
  • Assist pole included for opening and closing
  • Hardware for door included. Door and frame box not included


Specifications

FeatureSize / Details
Size7 ft to 9 ft 10 in
Floor to Ceiling Height Range7 ft to 9 ft 10 in (floor to floor)
Floor to Attic Floor Height Range7 ft to 9 ft 10 in
Rough Opening Width x Length18 in x 24 in min
Load Capacity250 lbs
Performance Rating
Ladder Width12-1/8 in
Landing Space Range3 ft 6 in
Swing Clearance0
Foot MaterialAluminum with plastic bottom
Opening DevicePush/Pull Rod
Door MaterialNot Included
Full Width Door hingeNo
Requires Cutting Foot AngleNo
Number of People for Installation1
Approx. Cu. Ft. Per Unit2.554
Approx. Shipping Wt. Lbs.15.5

Same model is available as AA1510B at Home Depot


Package Contents

Part NumberQtyDescription

Dimensions

FeatureSize
Rail Size5/8 in x 2-1/8 in
Step Length10-5/8 in
Step Width1-3/16 in
Rough Opening Width x Length18 in x 24 in min


Additional AA Series Models

Model No.
AA1510
Same model is available as AA1510B at Home Depot


Rated 4 out of 5 by 5reviewers.
Rated 5 out of 5 by Easy Recommendation - Compact Attic Ladder This is the second Werner attic ladder in my home, (the other is for a larger opening and wood). Very pleased with the quality, instructions, value for the money and functionality. I followed all the directions (and viewed the video) prior to purchase and this was exactly what was called for in terms of opening dimensions and ceiling height. I also have 3 other fiberglass step ladders - all Werner products. I think they make a terrific product - well built and light weight. August 19, 2016
Rated 3 out of 5 by Rails do not slide easily I have to use a lot of force to get the rails to slide into position. They are not true and there is significant friction between the segments of the ladder. This is not something I checked before I had fully installed the ladder, not really sure how you would check that, and it is not worth pulling out now to get replaced. I worry that over time the warping and force I have to apply to use the ladder will make it unusable. September 14, 2015
Rated 4 out of 5 by Home Depot says max is 9' On the Home Depot site they say the range is 7' to 9'.Your site says 9'10" and that the AA1510B at Home Depot is the same as AA1510. December 15, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by The only ladder that would fit in my attic I got very lucky with my dimensions, an inch here or there and this ladder would not have worked "measure carefully!!! it was harder for me to make a new attic door than to install the ladder. I had drywall for an opening. I was missing two washers that lucky I had. Once it's in it works very well. The door could use a chain or spring to keep it from hitting the wall as mentioned in another review. But overall happy! July 5, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by instructions probably need some revision I have just installed your Compact Attic Ladder to make use of the small amount of storage space available between our ceiling and our roof, and I am offering some comments about my experience with installing it. We have a two-story home and the opening and space requirements apparently met the requirements needed by the ladder (after I previewed the specifications and instructions online). However, only upon installation did I find out some shortcomings in your instructions and specifications which seem, in retrospect, intended only for homes that are “perfect” for the installation of this particular ladder. The most significant of these shortcomings I discovered is that I could not install the spring-power assist lift arm for the following reason: your instructions indicate 28” of vertical clearance space at the ceiling opening (pg. 2 of instructions). Moreover, the diagram accompanying the instructions shows the vertical arrow at the side of the opening opposite the side where the ladder will be stored. However, in reality, the 28” of vertical clearance is needed along the movement of the assist arm, which is a few feet away from the opposite side of the ceiling opening. Because I am using the storage space below my roof, and the location of the assist arm is deep inside the opening, the pitch of my roof did not provide the necessary clearance for the free movement of the assist arm. Your instructions and diagrams should be revised to indicate that the vertical clearance needs to be at the location of the assist arm pivot point. The ladder can still be used without the assist arm, but more force needs to be applied when pushing the ladder upward. The ladder can skew off center if the upward force is not evenly applied, but this can be corrected by straightening the ladder after it has been placed in its stored position. However, this puts extra strain on the slim assist pole. I found that the assist pole developed a mild bend after just a couple of practice attempts at lowering and stowing the ladder. Hence, I believe you should also develop a stronger assist pole to go with the ladder. I will probably have to somehow reinforce the pole that I have. Another problem I encountered in the installation is that your instructions on attaching the door do not take into account that some ceilings are made of drywall attached to framing, which is how my ceiling is constructed. The drywall is about a half-inch thick. This caused me problems in deciding where to attach the door. Ultimately, because the ceiling opening also had ¾-inch thick solid wood molding around the opening that supported a removable drywall panel used as a cover, I attached the door to the molding after trimming the molding to be flush with the opening. The door should also have a light metal chain or arm to control its movement. As is, the door swings freely on the hinges and if the door is near a hallway wall (as mine is), it could easily swing past vertical and hit the wall or a picture hanging on the wall. Finally, the ladder and the assist pole leave a lot of aluminum residue on bare hands that touch or handle them. For people who are not comfortable with this, I think that the instructions could advise users that aluminum residue could come off and/or to wipe or wash the ladder and other aluminum components before handling. These are the comments I have about your Compact Attic Ladder after installing it. I should note that I had been looking for a product like this for some time, and previously have had to haul an unextended 16-foot extension ladder into the home and up the stairs in order to access the attic. The Compact Attic Ladder fills a need I was looking to fill, but I think some of the instructions need to be reviewed based on actual user experience. January 2, 2013
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What is offset distance from hinge point to base of ladder?

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Dobbs Ferry, NY, USA
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Dobbs Ferry, NY, USA
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I am trying to figure out if this ladder will work in a closet and need to know this distance or the angle that the ladder is intended to be at when lowered. The height from floor to attic floor is about 9 ft.
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I have 11' 7" floor to floor. Can I get an extension?

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We do not manufacture an extension for this ladder to increase it's length.
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Power Pivot Mounting Dimensions

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Ridgeley, WV 26753, USA
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Ridgeley, WV 26753, USA
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I threw away the packaging therefore I don't have the template for mounting the Power Pivot. Can I get a picture of the dimensions so I can create another template?
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Please contact Customer Care at 888-523-3370 Monday thru Friday from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM to request this information.
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What thickness of door will the hardware accept ?

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Rockford, IL, USA
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Rockford, IL, USA
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The ceilings in my garage are required to be fire rated. I need the door to be of fire rated material. (gypsum skin)
What would the weight limitations be if any ?
What thickness of door will the hardware accept ?
Maybe I over looked this, it would be helpful if the installation instructions were available for review.

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Our attic ladders are not fire rated. You can apply the fire rated material to the door panel.

Per the installation instructions, the door material required:
Be sure to use 3/4" cabinet grade plywood.
1 x 3 solid wood board required for the door frame.
1 x 2 solid wood board required for door jam.
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AA10 Replacement

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What model replaced that AA10 Televator Telescoping Attic Ladder? I am trying to find a very simple part that needs replacing on my AA10 but the only answer I keep getting is that the AA10 is an obsolete model.
I find it very hard to believe that a simple component to this model is completely unavailable so I was wondering what model it was replaced with as I am sure that it probably uses the same exact components.
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The AA10 was replaced with the AA1510B.
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If I do not install the hand rail what is the minimum length required behind the rough opening?

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W California Ave, California, USA
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I am interested in AA1510 18 in W x 24 in L x 7 ft to 9 ft 10 in H Compact Attic Ladder.
Looking at the video and instructions, the minimum length required behind rough opening is 44", I am 1/4 inch short,I am able to get in the loft with a step ladder without a hand rail and don't see a problem not using one. If I do not install the hand rail what is the minimum length required behind the rough opening?
From the video it looks less than 44".
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Please follow the installation instructions and install the handrail. The handrail needs to be installed for safety purposes. If you are 1/4 inch short, refer to the install instructions to make sure you followed all the correct steps.
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Power pivot will not stay down

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Florida, USA
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Just installed this and everything works good except that when stored the latter will not stay down inside my attic.

It seems that the power pivot arm spring is to tight and will not stay down. How do I adjust the spring so the latter will stay in place when stored?
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Use the assist pole to raise the door and turn the latch clockwise to close. There is no adjustment that can be made to the spring. You are welcome to contact our Customer Care Department at 888-523-3370 Monday through Friday 8 AM till 5 PM EST to send pictures of the problem that you are experiencing.
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Length behind rough opening: level floor or sill and step?

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Williamsville, NY 14221, USA
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Instructions specify a minimum length behind rough opening of 44". I have an 8" step 8" in from the opening into my old attic floor. Should I raise the floor to level with the rough opening in or will the flexibility of the hinge and arm accommodate the difference in floor height? Thanks.
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From the instructions, at handrail low position - 44".
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Minimum length behind rough opening 44"

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Instructions specify a minimum length behind rough opening of 44". I have an 8" step 8" in from the opening into my old attic floor. Should I raise the floor to level from the rough opening in or will the flexibility of the hinge and arm accommodate the difference in floor height?
Thanks.
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This ladder will need to be installed onto a level surface. We can not recommend the AA1510B be installed in this application.
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Plastic piece has broken on latch

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North Carolina, USA
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The plastic piece that turns to latch the attic door closed appears to be broken. It will no longer latch. It is the piece I use the assist pole to lock and unlock. I've only had the ladder 2 years and have probably opened it less than 10 times. I do not use my attic for any kind of storage, so the only times I open it is for the AC or heating units to be serviced.
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The latch is something that is replaceable. The model number of the latch is 36-62.
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Different types of ladders are designed to keep you safe and productive when climbing or standing. Using the wrong style of ladder or simply ignoring the limitations of climbing equipment can result in a fall or serious injury.
Height is referring to the actual ladder height. Extension ladders should be 7 to 10 feet longer than the highest support or contact point, which may be the wall or roof line. The highest standing level is four rungs down from the top. The highest permitted standing level on a stepladder is two steps down from the top.

Reach height is the maximum reach assuming a 5’6” person with a vertical 12” reach.
Ladders are designed to safely hold up to a specific amount of weight. The Werner Performance System defines five different capacities using a color and star rating system. The Duty Rating is defined as the maximum safe load capacity of the ladder. A person’s fully clothed weight plus the weight of any tools and materials that are carried onto the ladder must be less than the load capacity.

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