The directions are awful. It would be much easier if parts were labeled with corresponding directions.
2 years ago
I bought this ladder on sale its a really good ladder,but prepared to punch out all the holes,an what they call a safety piece behind the ladder is stupid
3 years ago
Easy to use!
I bought this about a month ago. It works great! Wish I would of had it last summer. The steps are easy for me to put down and put up. Last year I could not tell if ladder was in or out of pool without walking to the pool. Now it only takes a glance to see if ladder is up when the grandkids come over. We opted not to attach it to the pool, instead we order the outside stabilizer. The wide steps are also a plus.
I put it up yesterday and while I was working on the pump saw the cat fall in the pool and she swim over and got right out! WOW it works!
8 years ago
Saved my cat's life the first week I had this!
I have had my pool for a couple of years and always wanted to purchase a scamper ramp for my pets saftey. I finally broke down and bought the largest one, as I have pets of all sizes. After installing the ramp, which is a sinch. I saw my cat playing one day on my deck and sure enough she fell right in the pool. I hurried to save her, but she had swam to the ramp and was letting herself out of the pool by the time I got out there. This ramp has paid for itself by saving my cat's life.
2 years ago
my dogs did not like water so I had to return it. opened box and could tell it would have worked fine if the big babies would only get in water. will be ordering other things. great site, good prices, and quick delivery
This is an overall sturdy ladder but since it is made out of plastic entirely it is a little bit wobbly. It still uses strong plastic but since there are really no nuts and bolts to it, it feels like it is wobbbly and you have to get use to that. After getting use to it for a while you don't notice it anymore. I have had a 349 poind freind get in and out of my pool several times and the ladder did not bend or bow from his weight. The safety feature is outstanding but alsa older kids knd get a
... read more running jump start and get up the ladder, really meant to keep toddlers and smaller children out. I am satisfied with it.
2 years ago
The stability is great!
Your pricing is fair. The quality is top notch. You also have a wide variety to choose from.
3 years ago
Great ladder, strong, sturdy. Great safety feature if you have children.
We got a pool last year and it came with a ladder and we hated it. So I started looking around for steps so my elderly Mother-in-law could get into the pool with our family along with all my neices and nephews. We planned on getting just the steps and after 6 weekends of my brother in law not showing up to build it, we took the lumber back and I called and ordered another set of steps and the enclosure kit. Yes, is a little pricey but it is worth every penny. We put it together today and it did
... read more take about 4 hrs to assemble the whole unit.(2 people) You have to put together both set of steps and the the enclosure kit and the gate. It is alittle time consuming. The only issue we had was we built a stone patio outside the pool and the pool and the patio are not the same level which we did have to finangle it a bit to level it up. The unit does have some room for play but if there is more than and inch difference your side rails will not line up correctly. We eventually did get it to work and I am very happy with the product so far. It looks good and it is very easy to walk up into the pool and out. I am so glad I spent the extra money and bought the steps instead of the ladder. You won't be sorry.
8 years ago
Great for backyard w/o a fence
We bought our current pool last year and it only had a standard ladder. Our autistic daughter, who normally is a fish during the summer, refused to climb the ladder and if we lifted her into the pool, she became hysterical. This year we found the staircase system and enclosure. She loves it and the enclosure gives us peace of mind that she can not get in the pool without us opening it for her.
These steps are great ! I had polio as a baby, and was starting to have trouble using the upright ladders to exit the pool ! These steps were so easy to put together...not that heavy to put into the pool...didn't take very much sand to weigh them down...so easy to just walk right in or out of the pool. A real must have for anyone with leg problems. Some dirt does gather under them..but a quick shot of pressure with the garden hose, and it all flows out to be easily vacuumed up! Thanks for a great product !
3 years ago
Love these steps
We have had these stairs in our pool for over 13 years. I bought the original ones from another retailer for a lot more money 13 years ago. We broke them this year because we didn't have the man power to lift and should have had someone in the water helping to get them out. These steps have been great for babies, they have been through 5 grandchildren and my 90 year old mother really loves them, she can get in and out of the pool very easily which is why I am purchasing the same stairs as I had.
8 years ago
As good having an inground pool!
I love these stairs. They were really easy to put together. They stay in place well. They look great! Easy to see at night. The reason we purchased these stairs is so my puppy could walk into and out of the pool without assistance, they work great for this. He swims up to the top stair then climbs out on his own. My deck goes up to my pool edge. With the stairs in place it makes the pool look like an inground pool. We secured the stairs to the deck for safety. I wouldnt have an above ground pool without them.
These stairs do come with the safety gate even though the product description states that it can be purchased separately. These stairs are very well built and seem like they will last for a very long time. They are also very nice looking compared to the cheaper stairs. The only cons were the pirce and the fact that putting them together was a bit of a pain. It takes two people minimally.
3 years ago
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.
7 years ago
excellent for safety and ease
I have had these steps / ladder for 8+ years...NO rust or weak steps...Comes spotlessly clean with hose or powerwasher...The security of ease of entry and exiting of pool is 2nd to none...There is no way to have entrapment when in the pool...This may cost more initially but the durability and comfort are worth it and in the long run very cost effective...Extra bonus that the gate locks - very important for insurance purposes....
More About Above Ground Pool Steps & Above Ground Pool Ladders
Above ground pool steps and ladders are important pieces to your pool and its safety. In the Swim offers a variety of steps and ladders made of different materials for every above ground pool owner’s 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. These two-sided pool ladders have an outside safety gate as does the heavy duty Deluxe Entry System with gate for added security when your pool is not in use. For the ultimate in above ground pool comfort, usability and safety, there’s the complete resin pool deck with a generous 5-foot-wide and 10-foot-long dimension along with steps into the pool and off the deck with a safety gate.
If your above ground pool features a deck, there are plenty of options such as the Evolution above ground pool in-pool ladder or more heavy duty, easier to use pool steps staircase that creates a very stable way of getting in and out of your above ground pool. The Grand Entrance Steps set is a secure, more stylish and aesthetically pleasing staircase that sits in your pool.
There are many different types of materials for pool ladders. The most popular and cost-efficient is the vinyl pool ladder that attaches to your deck or a double sided vinyl pool ladder for above ground pools without a deck. The 5-step stainless steel pool ladder has a classic look that provides great support and a long, useful life. 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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