I bought this for an above ground pool at our weekend property. So far it's been great. It is more difficult for adults to climb up and down then the kids but overall were happy with the purchase. I love that the steps "lock" with the sliding cover to keep people and animals out.
8 months ago
We bought this ladder and am very satisfied with the product. It is more stable than the original ladder we got with our pool.
2 years ago
Great for keeping the little kids out. Has a safety lock that kids can't reach. Definitely recommend these steps.
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.
5 months ago
Very sturdy stairs, complete with security gate
I purchased these stairs so that my father and my aunt could more easily get into the pool with their disabilities. Plus, these stairs look way nice and come with a security gate that you can lock as an extra effort to keep children out of the pool unattended.
5 months ago
Great steps- works well- what a job to winterize!
This is my second set of confer steps. The first lasted for eight years and showed signs of splitting so I went for a second set, which is quite different from the first set. The new one is much more stable and has to be screwed together once the water steps are in the water. Getting the steps out of the water is an awful process- they are filled with water, very heavy and it is more than a two person job. The first set of steps could have come out still assembled to each other. Not with
... read more these- so there is a 100 plus pounds of steps floating around my above ground pool- just be aware that the steps work great when assembled and are an awful job when winterizing your pool.
I'll start with my only negative. Have to do a little trimming of the rough edges of plastic left from the molding process. This makes everything fit a lot better.
Positives: Great product. Very solid.
Soooo much better than a ladder even the one we had with wide steps.
Makes getting in and out so much better for everyone. From our 14 month old grandson to our 70 year old father.
Even makes it easy in and out for our Springer Spaniel. He loves the water and this eases our concern over him
... read more putting holes in the liner getting out of the pool. Definitely worth the money!!
7 months ago
love the space
We have had this for a month now and love it, especially when several people are in the pool. It was relatively easy to put together and get in the pool. Stays put since we secure it to our wood deck, but not so sure it would if you did not secure it to something. I will be interested to see how easy it is to get out of the pool for winter storage.
4 years ago
The curve step system is amazing!
I highly recommend the Curve Step System for anyone that has an above ground pool. They are very well built and the assembly instructions were easy to follow and was as close to trouble free as anything we have ever tried to assemble before.
Our above ground pool is buried approximately 3 ft. in the ground, and this step system makes it effortless to get in and out of the pool.
We are extremely happy with the look of the steps and have received numerous compliments on them!
My husband & I are
... read more very impressed by this product. So much so that he said, "you have to write a review on these so people will know how great these steps are!"
This ladder is built sturdy and is simple to put together. Way better than climbing up and down the A-Frame ladders.
3 years ago
Easily installed and easy to use. Ladder takes up very little space in the pool, although not recommended if you are experiencing any handicap in the legs or the arms. Use really need both for the use of the ladder.
7 months ago
Ladder was easy to put together. Not to heavy. I think for a couple of people using it. It should be fine. But I'm afraid if a lot use it might not last. Hand rails could be firmer.
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
8 years ago
Inexpensive but effective
This is an inexpensive option for families with small animals. Our Bichon/Poodle was quick to adapt to the ramp. It also provide some peace of mind with our cats. The only drawback so far was adjusting the ropes that secure the ramp. It took a bit of time but they stay put when tied off.
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.
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.
7 years ago
Love it !
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.
I bought this ladder to replace the standard gray one that came with my out of ground pool. The original ladder looked cheap and tacky. Since my out of ground pool is sunk into a large deck with planters and palm shrubs the new ladder adds a definite "in ground" appearance. The ladder also provides easy and safe access to the pool and is very sturdy. I also found that by not inserting the screws into the base mounting I can easily lift the ladder out to allow the pool cleaner to do its work
... read more effectively. The ladder is a well designed and good product and I would not hesitate to recommend it to any one who wants to improve the look and the access to their pool.
2 years ago
We actually had this exact ladder in the pool when we bought the house over 10 years ago. It was doing fine until we broke it winter storing it. We bought the exact same ladder. For the price and durability very good ladder. The only negative thing is that when you get any algae growing it will grow in the openenings in the back and can be difficult to clean out. So don't let algae grow :-)
8 years ago
A great purchase
After we put a large deck around our pool we wanted a ladder that would work for us. We found it in this product. We had no problems installing it, really it was easy, we did purchase the metal flanges. The ladder is very sturdy and we have had no problems with it moving. This was definitely a great purchase
Great quality, exactly what we needed for a good price.
8 months ago
works well for the price.
Needs sand to for weight, 20 lbs we could use more . Am thinking filling with H2O day work as well. But directions said sand. Stairs are rounded not flat like stepping on a pipe . Maybe I should have have it 3 stars. Will not corrode.
9 months ago
I bought this at the end of last year,sorry I did I didn't no that there was no seat. It needs a seat.
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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