Took about an hour to put together with a rubber mallet. Make sure you get nice dry sand to fill it with. Mine was kind of moist and was getting stuck and not falling to the bottom. I ended up putting them in the pool and they floated. So make sure you really shake the sand down. They look great in my 24ft round.
7 months ago
Nice looking steps, solid slip reisitant.
Bought a month ago. Easy assembly. Rubber mallet a must. Proper weight of sand for ballast a must.
Many Many compliments on the steps. Be done with ladders forever.
1 year ago
Great for dogs! And even people.
Sturdy, well made, easy to assemble, stay in place well, my labs use them with ease, i used (4) separate homemade 40# pvc and concrete weights to hold them down instead of sand, drilled a few extra holes in bottoms of pieces to let water and air in and out when placing and removing them from pool. I'm a 40 year old guy in pretty good shape but no Hercules, and I am able to get them both in and out of the pool myself (slowly and gradually to let water in when installing and out when removing),
... read more all while staying dry, though it would be an easier job with two people. I would not be able to do this if I used sand as a ballast as suggested in the instructions.
Easy to assemble, sturdy and it looks great. Can't go wrong here.
1 year ago
Easy to assemble, heavy duty ladder. Like the wider steps and platform
2 years ago
So thankful to find a ladder that is made to screw onto a wood deck. We bought a 52 inch above ground pool after our 19 year old pool collapsed. All the new pools are 52 inches so our deck had to be modified because the old pool was 48 inches.
We built a step up that made is over 55 inches high. You can not walk or step on the new plastic/resin top pools, so we had to build the deck over the top rails. This ladder was the 3rd ladder we purchased and we were so happy to finally find one that
... read more worked. We also have a sloped bottom so the middle is a bit deeper.
This ladder was exactly what we were looking for. Also made in USA which was a real plus!!!
We just brought this double stair system because we have an elderly person with limited mobility. These steps work amazingly well for him and also for our overweight friends and family. Extremely easy to assemble. Most of it snaps together. Assembled and in the pool in about two hours. Couldn't say enough about this product.
Doug from Wading River
6 months ago
Stable excellent pool ladder
This is a really expensive ladder, but worth every penny, We paid an extra $200 for the Harrows pool company one and it still sucked. It was unstable, required sand to hold it in the pool. The Confer ladder was so much better. Easy to assemble (but it took some time), a little heavy to get into the pool, but using water to add weight was so much simplier. Big hit with my 63 year old wife!
4 years ago
I built them in one day. I needed a friend to help lift the one half into the pool.
They were a little heavy to adjust the height once I got them in the pool. There was a learning curve about getting them good and level, so that the two staircases can be attached with good stability.
The "non-entrapment step facing" and "the skids" on the bottom of both sides should be installed outside of the pool, and secured with a little tape until you have the steps installed well.
Once the stairs are in
... read more you will not be able to adjust the liner, so be completely ready to place the steps where you want them.
Mom/Granny went swimming today and did great. She was fully in control all the way into the pool and all the way out to the sidewalk.
More About Above Ground Pool Steps & Above Ground Pool Ladders
Above ground pool steps and above ground pool ladders are an important piece to your pool’s overall safety. Above ground pool steps and above ground pool ladders work as a safety feature and add to the aesthetics of your pool. In the Swim carries a variety of types of above ground pool steps and above ground pool ladders available in a several different materials and price ranges that are sure to match your budget.
For above ground pools without a deck, a two-sided ladder like the Roll Guard A-frame safety ladder and the Evolution A-frame safety ladder are necessities. Not only do they, and many above ground pool ladders like them, come with a safety gate, but they offer wide, solid steps for sure footing while getting in or out of the pool. There’s also a safety feature behind the stairs that prevents a swimmer from getting trapped under the water behind the steps.
If your above ground pool features a deck, there are plenty of options such as the Evolution in pool above ground pool ladders or something slightly more heavy duty and cosmetically suiting, the Staircase above ground pool steps.
Above ground pool steps and ladders come in a variety of materials including vinyl, plastic, aluminum and stainless steel. If you have questions regarding above ground pool steps or above ground ladders, call or email our pool professionals at In the Swim.
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