How to Choose a Ladder
Tip Of The Day, Antonio Sabato, Jr. , Aired on Fri 9/5
Tools, Home Maintenance, Ladder
The Back Story
Want to chose a ladder to help you work around the house? First, figure out the height you’ll need. If you’re average height and you want to reach ten feet, go for at least a six-foot stepladder. Load capacity is also important. Include your weight plus the materials you will be carrying. A two hundred or more capacity is good for painting, cleaning, and light home repair. A multi-use ladder works as a stepladder or an extension ladder. Aluminum ladders are strong and lightweight, but if you’re working near anything electrical use a fiberglass ladder. They’re strong and won’t conduct electricity.
Meet the Guest Stars
Antonio Sabato Jr. once overlooked Time Square from a 90-foot billboard dressed only in his Calvin Klein underwear. The iconic fashion designer hired the actor to be the company’s first celebrity model since Mark Wahlberg and it was shot by famed photographer, Herb Ritts. That combination caused a sensation when the photos appeared in every magazine and hundreds of billboards throughout the world.
Since then, Antonio has had a long and varied career which most... (full profile)