Loft ladders generally come in two versions: either aluminum or wooden. However, although personal preference will dictate which one will be right for you and the situation you are in, they are both fitted and attached the exact same way. As a result, you can use these directions to fit any type of loft ladder to nearly any loft.
6 Always test loft ladders carefully before you allow children to climb on them. Even though children weigh less than adults, they are often much harder on ladders and other types of wooden furniture and construction.
Use your drill gun and self-threading screws to attach the first bracket to the joist at the exact measurement point. Do the same to the next bracket on the other joist.