Hilarious Extend-a-Step ladder review

I’m not sure who’s more excited about this ladder – me or my husband!

Extend-a-Step graciously sent us the most awesome ladder ever. The general concept of this ladder is that it is compact, portable, light-weight, made from aircraft quality aluminum, and super easy to store making it a snap to use.

Check out how compact this ladder is:

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But in about 5 seconds flat, it goes from compact to over TWELVE FEET TALL! Wowza.

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The Extend-a-Step ladder is perfect for hanging Christmas Lights:

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…Or reaching those awkward too-high plant shelves that are so popular in newer homes.

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With two wild monkeys for children, reaching the plant shelf for random toys is a weekly occurrence!

Extend-a-Step is also great for reaching those out-of-reach spaces that a traditional ladder can’t, such as inside a stairwell.

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This is especially handy when you start painting, then realize you can’t reach, and then dump the project on your unsuspecting husband and tell him to “figure it out”. πŸ˜‰

In addition to the obvious ways you can use a telescoping ladder, there are also loads of other uses for an extendable ladder, such as…

To help you reach your silverware drawer:

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(This picture is as real as it gets. Bowl on the floor, dirty dishes galore, hydrogen peroxide on the counter…)

To make talking to Wilson easier:

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To help you reach door mats that are drying on the balcony after a rainstorm:

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(Our dog, Chase, is looking at Ben thinking, “Yo, dude! You.are.a.moron. Just use the stairs.”)

To make getting on the trampoline easier…

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…so you can then show off your mad back flip skillz.

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And most importantly, so you can reach your cooler to grab a nice cold Dr Pepper.

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Of course, you can always reach the top shelf easier by not extending the ladder all the way, and using it the way it was intended, but really, the real question here is, “Which way is more fun?”

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This lightweight totally friggin’ awesome ladder even comes with a carrying case, making lugging it around even easier! And cuter.

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* please note, Ben usually does not have a handlebar ‘stashe. He grew it for Movember.

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Comments

  1. Ha, Ha, Ha… your post was so much fun! I could definitely use this ladder, as I was up on our old rickety ladder this year hanging Christmas lights.

    Thanks for a great giveaway!

  2. Ha!! My favorite is DEFINITELY the silverware drawer!! That’s priceless.

    Great idea of a product, too. Thanks for the chance to win!

  3. hahaha thanks for the laugh πŸ™‚

  4. My kids went to the dentist today and had no cavities.

    True story, bro.

    HAHA!

    http://www.iheartmygluegun.com

  5. Nadine in Nevada says:

    Your post was hysterical! Loved the Dr. Pepper/Cooler shot! This looks like something I could use. Maybe some things would get done sooner ‘cuz I won’t have to wait for the hubby being that our old wooden ladder is:

    #1 – Too Dang Heavy and
    #2 – Full of splinters that immediately transfer to my hands. πŸ™

  6. I love the way you created a photo demo for this ladder. So funny & believe me, I needed a good laugh today! Thanks for the giveaway.
    twelve30{at}gmail{dot}com

  7. We NEED this to get in our silverware drawer too! Thanks for the entertaining post and awesome giveaway!

  8. I could really use one of these! We don’t have a tall ladder so putting up xmas lights was a challenge this year, we had to have my FIL drive 30 minutes and bring us a ladder! This would make life a lot easier πŸ™‚

  9. I like Extend-A-Step on FB and would love to win!

  10. Brandee Sims says:

    This ladder would be so frickin awesome! This way, when my husband is being obnoxious I can hand him the ladder and send him up on the roof to clean the gutters. Don’t feel bad for him, I hear men actually like it up there. πŸ˜‰

  11. This is the first time I’ve been on your site (came over from Pinterest) and just have to say this post was very funny! The pictures of the silverware drawer and mats on the deck are hilarious!!

  12. ur husband is an uber trooper!! props to him!

  13. I totally need this to paint our stairway too. I love that it’s so compact!

  14. I now ‘Like’ Extend A Step on facebook. Thanks for the giveaway!

  15. the boyfriend would love this-i would be, like, the best girlfriend ever if i got this and gave it to him. a ladder is literally on his xmas wish list!

    i love how your hubs was able to show us how this works-those daily workouts to reach the silverware drawer are just getting to be too much, lol.

  16. I would totally use the ladder to kill spiders! They always seem to lurk in the most out of reach places, and I can’t stand knowing there’s one ALIVE in the house. *shudder*

  17. I “liked” their FB page and told them you sent me πŸ™‚

  18. I liked them on their FB page!

  19. OMG!!! I want one so…bad. I just had someone paint my foyer for me and I really want to put plants on my plant shelf but my little step ladder will not cut it. Dear Giveaway Gods, PICK ME!!! πŸ™‚

  20. This has to be one of the most funny posts ever! Your husband is such a sport to pose for all those pictures, although I suspect he had just as much fun as you did.

    I would really like to win this ladder, because my husband wants to get rid of the pigeons on our house with a pellet gun and says he has to do it that way because he doesn’t have a tall enough ladder. Um… help?

  21. You are too funny! I love the Dr Pepper Picture! I would love to win a ladder!

  22. Thanks for the great giveaway!! Loved your post, would love it even more if I could win…LOL!

  23. I liked them on Facebook!! (Babblings and More)

  24. This is a great giveaway and my husband defintly needs something like this.. lets just say he is challenged in some area’s.lol!

  25. Carrie Benson says:

    I would use this ladder by finding projects for my husband to do! πŸ™‚ Or maybe I’d extend it up to put santa feet in the chimmney. or maybe extend it up to spy on my neighbors (ok, I totally wouldn’t, too creepy!!).

    Thanks for the laughs! I loved your post!

  26. Carrie Benson says:

    Liked em on FB! πŸ™‚

  27. I liked extend a ladder on facebook and have decided if I DONT WIN… i might need to buy one. Thanks for showing us new things that I did not even know exist

  28. Oh my goodness! I love this post, and the awesome pictures of the ladder in action πŸ™‚ My hubby and I were just talking about needing a new ladder, we recently (well less than 6 months ago) moved into a new house and our old ladder just isn’t the right size! Plus this looks perfect because it can always be used as a step ladder. Hope you’re having a great day!!

  29. great pics; this giveaway comes with the model, right? I’ve got a stairwell that needs painting…..

  30. Sharon @ Elizabeth & Co. says:

    Holy cow, that is one cool ladder!

  31. Extend-a-step could help me reach new heights in helping me achieve houseproud status! Thanks for the giveaway!

  32. Your husband sure is cute and so sweet for helping out? Does he have a much, much older brother? Or is his father single?

    Just kidding about the brother/father bit. Seriously love this ladder.

  33. Sharon @ Elizabeth & Co. says:

    I like them on FB too!

  34. I like extend-a-step on FB. Wish I would have seen this before I bought hubby a christmas present. Then i would have benefited from it too πŸ™‚

  35. This ladder solves the #2 problem with extension ladders… having a place for one! The #1 problem is a bit more difficult to solve… my problem with heights!!! πŸ™‚ Nice product, great giveaway!

  36. Yes, please….I’d like to have this for me – hubby would be SO jealous! Oh, my son, too! We would use it to climb up and get our avocados off our tree…and maybe on the roof…oh, my dad would be even MORE jealous!!

    Becky B.
    http://www.organizingmadefun.com
    Organizing Made Fun

  37. I like Extend-a-Step’s Facebook page and let them know that you sent me πŸ™‚

  38. Is it wrong to have fantasies about this ladder?

  39. I would get some legit handy-chick cred if I had this.

  40. Hi.lar.i.ous.! Such a fun post! Thanks for the giveaway. I would totally use this ladder to get to my bottom cupboards. Maybe then I would use the pots and pans that are in there and actually cook a real dinner. Oh, and I would hang up christmas lights. πŸ™‚

  41. I would love to win this ladder… We recently moved cross country and bought a new house. Let’s just say that it NEEDS! Needs repair, needs painting, pretty much needs alot of love. But it is ours and there isnt anything that I can’t do with the right tools. I have been trying to figure out how to reach the high celings and stairways, this would solve that problem for sure. Keeping my fingers crossed πŸ™‚

  42. Love the post! This ladder looks awesome!!! Maybe this would help my husband put up Christmas lights…..

  43. I would love to win this ladder in your giveaway! I’m new at reading your blog, but have really enjoyed it so far!

  44. I have liked the extend a step’s FB page

  45. Wooo-eeee that is an awesome ladder! Love the action shots! If I won, my Mom would be soooo jealous. She loves to buy fancy gizmos that fold up or have multiple purposes.

  46. Angela Reindl says:

    Seriously the funniest thing I’ve seen in a long time! I LOVE reading your blog!!!

    I totally am in love with this ladder!! I could use this for SO many different thingys!!

    Also, as a a little funny story, when we were eating the other day my daughter (4) told me I just HAD to try the food because I would “fa-la-la-la love it!” πŸ™‚ I don’t know where she comes up with this stuff! πŸ™‚

  47. Angela Reindl says:

    I also liked them on FB and am drooling officially now…

  48. I liked them on Facebook, too!

  49. I could actually dust above my cabinets…Cool!!! ;~)

  50. I like Extend A Step’s FB page!

  51. I let Extend-a-ladder know you sent me to their FB page! Thanks for hosting the give away!

  52. I love how you showed “all” the uses of the ladder! Perhaps it will help my husband put the silverware away too! πŸ™‚ LOL!

  53. I just peeeeeed myself…Poor Ben!

  54. I went on over to the facebook page and told them that you sent me.

  55. I would love love love to win this for my hubs! I would make him pose for photos, blog about our DIY adventures and link up to you so you could be as entertained as I was after reading this post (well, I’m not sure I can be as entertaining, but I’ll try!!) Thanks for the chance to win!!

  56. I liked them on Facebook and left a comment!!

  57. Why do I need a super-duper, new ladder? Because we routinely lock ourselves out of our house and the only way in is a broken screen in the back of the house. Problem is that it’s about 12 feet above the patio. The ladder we use is broken and quite dangerous, so a new safe model would make the climb less frightening!

    Love your blog and your writing style (btw)!

  58. This would get me so many points w the hubby!!! It would make my day since we live in a RV and space is at a premium!! Love your site, keep up the good work!

  59. Oh man, I really need access to my silverware drawer! We’ve been eating with our hands all this time….This ladder looks incredible! We just bought a house with some hard to reach places and not a ton of storage space so this would be the perfect solution.

    Thank you so much for keeping your blog “real” and humorous!

  60. I liked Extend A Step’s FB page because I’d really like to win so I can make my husband do what you make Ben do…lol!

  61. Hilarious post! My hubby could totally use this ladder for christmas lights!

  62. OH…and on the I think I just peeeeeeeed myself comment…I wanted that to be an entry too…but I forgot to mention that because well…I was laughing THAT hard!

  63. LMAO! A must have for reaching that tall silverware drawer!
    I <3 it lol.

    I dont want a ladder even if its a free one cause I always feel like im gonna bust my ass off of it lol but good luck to whoever wins it πŸ™‚

  64. I liked extend-a-step on facebook!

  65. This post just made my day! I can picture my hubby getting so excited over this ladder!!!

  66. Loved this post and would love to win a ladder!

  67. I’m thinking the ladder could also be useful in getting from the kitchen counters to the table in case the floor has just been mopped! Your husband is a good sport πŸ˜‰

  68. My hubby would love this! He went to work with his in the back of his truck the other day and someone took it! Now we are ladderless (I know not really a wordd) we could really use this.

  69. I soooo need that right now. We need to hang outside christmas decorations and a tall ladder is in order.

  70. I like Extend-a-Step on Facebook

  71. Leigh Healy says:

    Y’all are just stinkin precious. Maybe if I win this, me and my hubberdubs can be just as cute:o) That and maybe my stairwell will finally get finished being painted. What? It’s only been 4 years…

  72. OK – so I have to hurry, b/c it’s time for me to go to my next class (I am the teacher!), but this made my day – love the photos!

    I need this, b/c my husband said no when I said the sconces needed to face down so we could change the light bulbs. He had them installed 18 feet high, facing the ceiling! We built 6 years ago, and need to change the bulbs quickly – only one (of ten) is still working!

  73. Wahoo!! My 6’9″ painter hubby does not always need a long ladder and hates dragging all his ladders to job sites. Would be FANTASTIC to keep this one in the truck easily!!

  74. Leigh Healy says:

    I hearted them on FB!

  75. LOL, love the review and pictures. This is a great product idea. No more worrying about how I’m going to get a gigantasaurus ladder home from the Home Improvement shop. My 5′ ladder just is not cutting it in my vaulted ceilings. Thanks for the chance to win!!

  76. I “like” Extend A Step Telescoping Ladder on FB and mentioned that House of Hepworths sent me!

  77. Erin Johannes says:

    You are so clever! I’d love to win this!

  78. Erin Johannes says:

    I “like” Extend a step ladder on facebook

  79. My husband is always mocking me for being so vertically challenged…. πŸ™‚ I am always having to wait for him if I want to hang something which means it usually takes forever. πŸ™‚ Having this would be AMAZING and very helpful! Thanks for the giveaway!

  80. This is a seriously fun ladder and a seriously fun post! Now I’d like to see him shake Santa’s hand upon his arrival on the roof! K? K. I’ll be watching for that one! πŸ˜‰ Thanks for this great chance to win!
    jinglesells at gmail dot com

  81. My boyfriend complained to me the other day after I made him hang Christmas lights outside WITHOUT a ladder. I told him when he finally decides to marry me, that we can REGISTER for a ladder for him πŸ™‚ He didn’t bite- here’s hoping! Thanks for the giveaway!

  82. Wow! What an amazing ladder. Thanks for a great giveaway!

  83. Laura Marschall says:

    My 70 year old mother and I climb a ladder almost everyday doing roofing estimates for her roofing company in Florida! This would be great to replace our 40 year old aluminum ladder!!

  84. Ah! This would come in so handy since we’re moving soon! We’ve been stuck in a can’t-do-anything-rental apartment for the past two years so it’s time to start DIYing!

  85. Emily Wilson says:

    An Extend-A-Step would be great. We just built a new home that has stairs. After seeing how the painters rigged up a contraption to paint the stairwell, I was wondering how we would ever hang pictures or repaint! This would be great!!

  86. I would love to win this. We have one of those plant shelves above our front door. Never knew what to call it before. Anyway, it has a deflated balloon and some paper airplanes hidden up there that we can’t reach. If I won this, I could finally clean that area!

  87. I also liked Extend A Step on Facebook!

  88. Love all the pics of your hubby using this cool ladder. Would be super awesome to have one of these (maybe my hubs would get a few more things done…ha!). Thanks for the chance!
    Smiles~Beth

  89. Molly Blomeley says:

    That is cute! Your hubby was rocking those pics! Mine would be making crazy faces and inappropriate jesters behind the scenes. Then I would have published them all without realizing…

  90. Love Dr. Pepper…and this ladder!

  91. Stacie Marshall says:

    Very Cool ladder… get it out again the toilet paper roll is empty, he may have a hard time reaching it! Love your site and decor ideas!

  92. Stacie Marshall says:

    Liked on FB as well!

  93. Monica Hoang says:

    I was cracking up at your husband…this ladder is exactly what we need at our house…maybe we wouldn’t have cobwebs in our 100 ft (jk)ceiling corners…lol

  94. So, I bought 7 wreaths for the front windows of our house this past weekend. I got home so excited to put them up. I decorated each wreath with a bow and got to hanging them. Unfortunately, two of the windows (in the middle) don’t open so I can’t put them up. This ladder would be able to fix that problem and help the outside of my house!

  95. Come on, ladder! Mama needs some lights up on the house! I liked them on FB… so I can’t give it as a Christmas pressy since the hubby just texted me from work “liked ladder?”. LOL!

  96. So this has absolutely nothing to do with the ladder but I have to say I totally squeeled when I got to the picture of your kitchen.

    Why?

    I HAVE THAT SAME SET OF POTS AND PANS! πŸ˜€ πŸ˜€ πŸ˜€

    Slightly a ridic detail to notice, but I noticed it lol

  97. That ladder would be PERFECT in my family!

    My mom is always working on home improvement projects but, since we just moved into a smaller apartment, our current ladder is a total spacehog! This ladder would be wonderful since it is so safe but so compact!

    Fingers crossed I win! πŸ˜€

  98. My husband’s current plan for getting on the roof to hang Christmas lights involves scaling the house. I don’t see this ending any other way than with a trip to the ER. Please save me from that ER trip!

  99. I liked them on facebook!

  100. I have a really tall stairwell that has been waiting for over 5 yrs. for someone to get a tall ladder and finish painting. Right now it’s the original color around the top;( Please pick me so I can finish my painting from 5 yrs ago:) Stay Fashionable! Love, Candy

  101. Byron Morgan says:

    I love the pictures of Ben, especially stepping on the ladder to put away utinsels.

  102. We have GOT to paint our staircase, but like you, it extends from the bottom floor to the second story, and in quite a tight area. Needless to say, every worse case scenario (and even the totally impossible, but yet I imagine it one) goes through my mind. I would like to keep my husband around for many years, so this thing would defnitely help me out!

  103. You have the best sport of a hubby ever! There is no way my hubby would have modeled like that.

    Hmm, something not boring . . . I finally bought a set of metal stamps from Harbor Freight this week. I live 10 minutes away from one, but it took me flying 2000 miles across country to visit family to finally do it!

  104. I love how your husband was getting in on the fun. What a good hubby.
    Thanks for the giveaway, what a cool product!

  105. I love it! The silverware drawer picture was awesome! Your husband is a good sport! My husband doesn’t normally read your blog, but happened to see and read and crack up at your shower/ soap holder post. Then he was standing near me today when I started laughing out loud at this post and enjoyed it with me. We’d love one of these ladders for our ridiculously tall shelves and light fixtures!

  106. shelbie cano says:

    why oh why do people keep leaving their dirty clothes at my house!!

  107. Merry Christmas! I sooooo need a ladder! Was thinking about it today actually. I have this decorative nook that has been collecting dust for the past year because we can’t reach it πŸ™‚

  108. The Facebook page has been liked and commented on πŸ™‚

  109. Lorilee Peterson says:

    Oh wow! What a cool ladder! My hubs was just telling me he wanted an extension ladder for Christmas…I would love to give him this one! I especially need him to use it to get my Dr. Pepper down from the cooler for me. He might like to use it to talk to Wilson though. Thanks for a good laugh!

  110. April was in CT now CA says:

    This is so weird, my DH was JUST looking at this ladder Sunday while we were out shopping for Christmas lights! He had to get on the roof using our too short ladder and about gave me a freakin’ heart attack so THIS would be an awesome Christmas gift for him!!! *crossing my fingers, eyes and toes I win*

  111. Loved the post. So funny. Made me laugh so thanks. So, I really need this ladder since I am barely 5 ft tall. Thanks.

  112. Liked the ladder on Face Book. Looks like a great product.

  113. Beth Perkins says:

    That little doohickey is awesome! Would love to win one for the hubbs…so I’m liking it on FB too. Love seeing your ideas and cute stories πŸ™‚

  114. If I win this ladder I’m buying a trampoline to use it with!

  115. Cara Williamson says:

    I would love me a nice extend-a-ladder so I can ummmm…reach the Diet Dr. Pepper on the bottom shelf in my frig!!! Giggle.

    Thanks for the opp.

  116. Cara Williamson says:

    And I liked them on Facebook too!

  117. OMG the pic of your husband using the ladder to get into the silverware drawer really made me laugh! I am so happy the Movember is over! I am a high school teacher and so many of my students didn’t shave for Novemer. Do you know how much cringing I did to see these teenage boys walk into class with their barely filled it chins because they can’t grow facial hair yet?!! Hehe, too funny.

  118. I like them on FB!

  119. Mary Johnson says:

    I’ve been told our ladder is totally unsafe. I would hate to find my hubby lying on the ground near our rickety old ladder. Therefore, we really need this!!

  120. Awe.Some. I would use it for pretty much everything:)

  121. Oh to not have to lug a big ladder around every day! What fun to have a little portable ladder in a bag! Thanks for the laughs and the chance…

  122. Kristine Bunting says:

    Love it, I could paint my walls without another near death experience!

  123. Loving this ladder!

  124. I liked Extend-a-Step on FAcebook.

  125. Jennifer Furnish says:

    SOOOO excited! I actually looked at ladders this weekend.

    Love your blog and appreciate your honesty and humor!

  126. Oh please? I have almost none of those things (no trampoline or super high shelves, or wicked backflip…) but I sure could use a giant telescoping ladder!

  127. This is SO great! My husband needs this before he actually hurts himself with our ladder!!

  128. Such a fun post! Thanks for the great giveaway!

  129. wow. I never heard of such a ladder. guess I have been in the dark ages as far as ladders are concerned. would love to win it..and then put my hubby to work with it.

  130. I liked Extend-A-Step on FB and would love to win!

  131. You have the best give aways!!

  132. The look on your husbands face for the silverware drawer….so freakin hilarious. I made my husband read this post because of it. : )

  133. Ha! I love this post! πŸ™‚ & I would love this ladder!

  134. Pick me!!!!!!!!!!!

  135. Maybe it could help small dogs reach tall beds? Sneaky children reach forbidden candy? Short Mamas dust the top of the fridge? I lovity, love, LOVE that ladder. WANT!

  136. You guys are just so funny! It does look like an awesome ladder.

  137. Awesome!!! Great pictures – plus, I could use a Dr. Pepper about now also! Looking at how practical this ladder is, why would you need any other? We’ve been dreading painting our stairwell – please send Extend a Step STAT!

  138. christina watkins says:

    love that ladder! My hubby would look EXCELLENT on it πŸ™‚

  139. Ok, the silverware drawer made me laugh out loud. I think I might have woke my children up I laughed so hard. I SOOO need this ladder – my stairwell needs to be painted 8 years ago but we can’t figure out how to get a ladder where it needs to be! So, why don’t you just send it on over and let me TRY it out too πŸ™‚ LOL

  140. Are you kidding? This thing is awesome. It would make cleaning out the fridge so much funner (is too a word) and easier. Also reaching the liquor cabinet above the fridge, necessary after cleaning!

  141. Wow my husband needs this! We do not own a ladder, and we need one fix up our house.
    Love your blog! Thanks,
    Hannah

  142. I would love this, but I hope it is not so easy to carry that my four year old starts to use it regularly, instead of stools to reach just about everything she can

  143. Ok i have to say that i think your Husband is awesome for being a good sport and staging the pictures for you! i don’t know what to say that is funny, but i will share with what i think is funny at the moment… my 11 month old daughter thinks its funny to “honk” her own nose and she even says honk when she does it! and then she laughs hysterically!

    ps. i like Extend-a-step on facebook and let them know you sent me!

  144. You crack me up Allison! This seriously reminded me of a cheesy late night infomercial haha thanks for the chance to win.

  145. Heather Burdett says:

    This Ladder is brilliant! All I have is a small two step thingie and that really won;t help me when I start painting. Even those I have high ceilings… really high ceilings… space is crucial and this ladder is just beyond brilliant!

  146. Heather Burdett says:

    I liked on Facebook, but wall posts are turned off so no one can tell them you sent us. πŸ™

    Btw, I love the pics, your hubby had a blast with it. The silverware drawer made me laugh so hard my hubby came over and told me he wanted the ladder. lol

  147. I can’t reach my Diet Dr. Pepper either…Please pick me to win the ladder!

  148. My poor husband is getting ‘old’ so he needs a more lightweight ladder like that to do my bidding!!

  149. Great post – your husband is something else!! I really need this ladder – my lack of height is a downfall!

  150. Seagull poop on my skylight. HELP!

  151. With this ladder I could finally get to the spider webs on the ceiling that have been there since Halloween!!!

  152. Liked on Extend-A-Step’s facebook page – got to have this ladder!

  153. Too funny- your husband could have a new career as a ladder-model! I would love to win this cool giveaway- my entry light is definitely needing some cleaning (2nd story height)- actually, instead of cleaning, I think I would take the glass out completely so I never have to go up there again…. As the carrot said to Frosty, pick me! (tell me you got that… too obscure?)

  154. I said hi on fb! πŸ™‚

  155. wow awesome ladder and so many uses! My fav was talking to Wilson! and Christmas lights> My kids think it’s lame taht we don’t have any lights up on our house. If we had that ladder we would definitly do lights!

  156. Monica Helmly says:

    This was a fun post to read! Your husband was cracking me up, what a good sport. May favorite pic is the dog wondering why DH is getting the rug on the ladder rather than just standing on the deck! Also love the “real” picture of your kitchen. So glad to see a non-magazine photo on a blog!
    I would love this ladder!!

  157. Hysterical! I love that Ben played along with all of this! I always pictured him as being really serious πŸ™‚

  158. Extend a step looks just like it would be expecially handy and compact for a small senior apartment aswell as any homeowner.

  159. haha!!! This post was hilarious πŸ™‚ Thanks for the laugh. I would LOVE this! And by the way – I live just up I35 from you in Belton! Small world!

  160. I liked it on facebook!

  161. Your pictures were HILARIOUS! You always make me smile πŸ™‚

    P.S. I just bought my 1st Rodney White painting! I lurve it!

  162. It would be sooooooo awesome to win this ladder! I need to paint the stairwell again and believe me I don’t want to repeat the way I did it the first time– SCARY!!!!

  163. I would LOVE this for my hubby!

  164. This would be awesome to have. Thanks for the opportunity.

    Melissa M

  165. Heather Tucker says:

    YES, PLEASE!!! I could use this to clean the windows that are 12′ above the floor. Oh, wait. lol

  166. Heather Tucker says:

    I liked them on facebook! I could use this ladder to find new hiding places for our Elf on a Shelf. Running out of places out of reach of my little ones but within my reach without busting out the old school ladder.

  167. My DH doesn’t know this yet, but he will really need this ladder come spring. I just need to finalize the paint colors!!! Thanks for an awesome giveaway.

  168. Tamra Brayer says:

    Loved love loved LURVED your post yesterday! I couldn’t wait till the give-away so my hubby and I chatted about the multiple uses of this fancy ladder and we used your coupon code to buy one! I am so excited I can’t stand myself…”hopping up and down on one foot” excited!! Wouldn’t have been able to handle the regular price of the ladder and the extra coupon code made it feasible for us. We just got a new home with this ridiculously but lovely high ceilings and windows and impossible to access art niches. With this handy-dandy ladder I can now dust and decorate BEFORE hubby arrives home and drags in the outdoor nasty ladder. Whoo hoo for me!!! Thank you for sharing!

  169. I “liked” Extend-a-step ladder FB page.

  170. Tamra Brayer says:

    By the way, I check HOH every single day and am SO excited when I see you have a new post…you make me laugh out loud…seriously…people in the office wonder about me sitting alone and cracking up at lunchtime. Checking you out from Houston….

  171. I wonder if this ladder would help my children put the silverware away in the correct compartment? It does seem to have magical powers…. ;o)

  172. You and your hubby made me LOL with those photos! Especially the silverware drawer one and the talking to Wilson. Good stuff! Thanks for the chance!

  173. This ladder looks awesome! It would be great to be able to use a ladder like this instead of the stairs! Maybe I could use it to reach the microwave above my stove too (or maybe hang one since I don’t actually have one!) There are so many projects that don’t get done because I don’t want to haul my aluminum ladder all over place. This would solve so many problems!

  174. I liked them on their FB page!

  175. Is it wrong to love a ladder?!

  176. Elaine in Ark says:

    Let me tell you about how I changed the batteries in the smoke detectors on the 12 foot ceilings in my house.

    I can’t levitate, so that option was out.

    I have a short step ladder, which wouldn’t reach nearly high enough. But I did have a sturdy wood kitchen table. Hmmm. If I put the ladder ON the table, I could reach the smoke detector.

    But what if the ladder slips while I’m on it? I’d end up broken and bleeding on my builder-beige living room carpet for possibly days (I live alone)! My dogs would be no help as they know they’re not allowed to use the phone, and barking for help would be futile as everyone in my subdivision simply ignores barking dogs. This could be serious.

    Hmmm, again.

    Then I spotted the perfect thing – my yoga mat! My cushy, blue, cheap-o-from-Walmart STICKY yoga mat.

    So I dragged that blankety-blank ridiculously heavy table into the living room, shoved it into place, slapped the yoga mat on it, and then wrestled the too-short ladder onto the table. By now I needed a drink. Nothing alcoholic in the house because I live in a dry county, and I keep forgetting to go to the next town to get some booze. But it’s probably not a good idea to get tipsy at this point anyway.

    So now my problem was how to get up on the table. How can overweight, ungraceful, klutzy me get on the table and stand up? I didn’t even need to hum this time – I knew the little step stool in the kitchen in the space between the fridge and the wall would do the job. And it did. I climbed up the 3 steps to the table, then up the ladder with a 9-volt battery between my teeth (don’t swallow, don’t swallow!).

    Actually changing the battery was a bit tricky, but do-able. I managed to get it put back together again, and carefully (klutzy, remember?) got off the table. Then I shoved the table & ladder over to the foyer and took care of the other smoke detector.

    This took an unbelievably long time. With a decent ladder, it would take only minutes (!) to change the batteries and live in safety.

  177. This thing is awesome!!! I would love to win this for my father. Such a great giveaway!

  178. Wow! Your husban is such a good sport! Very funny..needed this today after my 10 mile commute took 1.5 hours! (Amazing what a dusting of snow will do to travel time). I have a stairwell that this would definitely come in handy with! Hope you have a great day and thanks for the opportunity to enter this contest!

  179. I would love this….then the top part of my house would no longer be dusty!

    My husband would love it if I won because with my being 4′ 6″ he hears a lot of:
    “Babe, can you get that platter down for me?”
    “Babe, can you get me a pkg of paper towels off the top shelf?”
    “Babe, can you dust the backsplash/vent hood/door trim/fans…?”
    “Babe can you come hang this picture?”

    Crossing my fingers!

  180. I also liked their Facebook page.

  181. I would love to win that ladder! Our last repainting job in the living room is still unfinished, since we cannot reach all the way up the wall with our existing ladder!

    Your pics are hilarious!
    Does the guy come with the ladder? I could sure do with a handyman (or handy man?) around the house to get all our projects done!

    Great blog!

  182. Not sure which I like better, the ladder or the post! Your husband must l-o-v-e you!

  183. I liked them on FB!

  184. ooo my husband is obsessed with getting a ladder. However, we have an apartment, so that would be silly. So this extend-a-step might be a good compromise! Then he can do all sorts of things with his ladder…..like clean out the top shelf of his closet!!!

  185. I need this ladder NOW! 1st, I’m a liliputian and can never reach ANYTHING, 2nd I need the lights on our house, 3rd my dad seems to think that putting his 80 ft ladder in our Taurus should be no problem, 4th my dads other suggestion was for David to lay down on the roof and put up the ligths!

  186. I like on FB and left a comment! πŸ™‚

  187. This is a win/lose situation for me. If I win it I lose my last excuse as to why the master bedroom has not been painted yet …

  188. Rachel Arnold says:

    So being a vertically-challenged individual, this ladder would totally help me reach the top shelves in my kitchen cabinets! We moved into the house almost three years ago and ALL of the top shelves are empty because I don’t want to stand on the counters regularly to reach them. Oh, and then I could finally be taller than everyone else too! Thanks!

  189. You crack me up! I so look forward to your posts! Love Ben reaching for the silverware drawer! ha!
    Seriously…I do hope I win! I could totally use this ladder!!!

  190. I “liked” the Extend-a-Step FB page too!

  191. I’m loving this ladder and all of your husband’s uses for it!

  192. I was cracking up through this whole post. Love that silverware drawer shot and that your hubby was such a good sport! I totally need one to paint my stairwell ceiling. Last time it needed a lightbulb my husband somehow rigged up a regular ladder and leaned it against something with one leg on a step and one leg not and took his life into his own hands to do it! πŸ™‚

  193. Awesome Ladder! I would totaly use it to climb on my roof to put up a big ‘ol sign warning my neighbors that I trap cats! Poopin’ in my yard cats! Ya..this ladder would be awesome for that! πŸ™‚

  194. Liked them and commented on FB!

  195. Dude…..this ladder is totally awesomesauce! And now I finally know the proper procedure for retrieving out of reach soft drinks and not so out of reach utensils! YES!!! Thanks Allison!

  196. Liked them on FB!

  197. Lindsey Hubble says:

    My hubby’s excuse for not hanging my pretty Christmas lights on our house is, “I don’t have a ladder!” If I win this, no way can he use this excuse anymore! (Also, change the motion lights outside, fix the raingutter, etc….)

  198. Kathy Milito says:

    This is the best giveaway I’ve ever entered (except for the HGTV dream house!). My husband refuses to put up any decorative lights outside…with this ladder I could do it myself!

  199. Wow, I wish I could extend my credit the way Extend-a-Step ladder extends!

    Please enter me in this very generous giveaway. Looks like such a handy and sturdy ladder.

    Cheers,
    Tracy

  200. I also liked them on fb.

    Cheers,
    Tracy

  201. Amy Clayburn says:

    I like Extend a Step on FB

  202. Amy Clayburn says:

    I could totally use this ladder for my dh’s Christmas gift. I am so tired of the lame excuse of “I can’t paint that because I don’t have a ladder tall enough”. Blah, blah, blah! This would allow sooo many more projects to be completed and off the to-do list!

  203. Lurve the Dr. Pepper pic. Extending the ladder all the way is ALWAYS more fun than using it the way it was intended.

    I am short and have a huge air filter for my central heat and air at the TOP of my stairwell!! Need this ladder!!!!

  204. I love that ladder! Our stairwell is so tough to paint, this would make it super easy.

  205. Dang it, we could have really used this ladder this summer! We built a fort with our kids and you should have saw us trying to pain the side! What a PAIN!! Ah well! Maybe we’ll win and paint it next summer! πŸ™‚

  206. I “like” Extend A Ladder on facebook!

  207. Ohhh…I would LOVE this ladder so that I can reach my silverware drawer too πŸ™‚

  208. I have a half painted inside stairwell… hahaha. We painted as high as possible and then stopped. My husband’s ideas for how to paint the rest sounded a little too dangerous to me, so a couple of months later it still sits half painted πŸ™‚ Luckily it’s not too terribly noticible. But a ladder like this would be pretty sweet!!

  209. I loved your post. I loved the Dr Pepper shot. I have a little weak ladder that I use all the time. I’m on the short side and it seems everything is our of my reach. In the summer, I actually get on top of our arbor which is 9′ tall to trim the roses. Please save my life and send this my way.

  210. I liked them on FB

    juliannerosenau@gmail.com

  211. WoW this ladder is the cooliest thing on the block! My husband would Flip for one of these plus he doesn’t own a ladder yet πŸ˜‰ even better it would make a great Christmas gift…especially since he just lost his job….he would be so exicted!…lol

    juliannerosenau@gmail.com

  212. Krysten Egan says:

    “H”oly “O”standing “H”ouse Ladder!!! This is a must have!!

  213. This giveaway is awesomsauce!!!

  214. I like extend a step ladder on fb!

  215. So you are saying I could use this ladder to reach a drinking glass at my mother in laws house. Yep I am short she is tall and keeps the glasses higher than I can reach! Can you imagine the next time I go for dinner walking in with my ladder!

  216. Great uses for a ladder, especially for getting Dr. P and silverware! Totally left my husband all the painting work on our stairway as well – he was not happy with me!

  217. We have a HUGE 22′ ladder that is SO heavy and cumbersome to use. I would love,love, love to have something that is so easy to carry! Maybe we would get more projects done!

  218. Helen Howard says:

    So Funny! I love that you got Ben to pose for you, don’t think my hubby would. I could use it to change the litter box, that is ooh so high (4 inches) off the floor!

  219. If I won the Extend A Step, will it also make my husband do all of the things your husband did with it? hmmmmmm….could he use it to actually put dishes IN the diswasher, instead of next to it on the countertop? Could it make him pick up his underwear from the floor?? Now THAT would be amazing!!!

  220. I’m thinkin your hubby LIVES for these publicity stunts! Good thing he’s as creative as you are – those silverware drawers can be killers, ya know! Glad to see he made it out alive on that one! ;^) And for the record…I love “real”, so much that I recreate it everyday at my own home!

  221. I hope my previous comment posted, but I LIKE them on FB now! Looks like a pretty ladder!

  222. Carrie Jenkins says:

    This cracked me up. I would love to have one of these so I can reach the silverware drawer, too!

  223. Carrie Jenkins says:

    I liked them on facebook!

  224. Julia Trefethen says:

    No getting ‘board’ with this ladder (or these posts)…it’s all aluminum!!

  225. Julia Trefethen says:

    I liked them on facebook!

  226. I love the obvious ways to use this ladder. You should make the winner post all their cool ways to use this ladder.

    Thanks for the giveaway.

  227. I like Extend a Ladder on facebook and let them know who sent me.

    http://www.facebook.com/ExtendAStep/posts/305098799511946

  228. I need a ladder to paint my house!

  229. I liked them on facebook and need a ladder.

  230. I want this ladder. I would not share with my husband unless he was doing something I wanted him to do. It is that cool. I would just keep it for myself!!!!

  231. Michele Burgess says:

    Great ladder giveaway. Enjoyed seeing your husband posed with the ladder in several “ladder-sturdy” pics. Keepin’ it real! Haha! πŸ™‚

  232. oooohhh I want one! Your husband is hilarious.

  233. Coolest ladder ever! If I won then maybe I could rescue Woody from the gutter above the garage. Every now and then I hear him scream “Help me Buzz!”.
    *No toys were harmed in the writing Of this post.:)

  234. Man, I totally need this in my life!!!

  235. I liked their fb page.

  236. Boy do I need that ladder to paint my stairway! Love the funny pictures.

  237. I can’t come up with anything great to say that would top that post. But we really need a ladder so heres hoping!

  238. Sheri Hepworth says:

    Oh, my goodness! We could have Christmas lights on the roof of our house if we had a ladder so handy dandy and wondiferous as this one!! (I made up a word so you wouldn’t be too bored reading my entry!)

  239. This sure would help getting a leg up on all the work that is needed to be done

  240. LOVE the idea of using the ladder to reach the silverware drawer — definitely a MUST!! πŸ™‚

  241. This post was so funny – my favorite pic was your hub getting the dr. pepper out of the cooler. Hah! So awesome! You made MY day! :7)

  242. Ha! Love this post!! My fav was Talking to Wilson. You crack me up!!

    I’d love to win an extend a step so I reach those awkward spots when painting… Ok fine, so my hubs can reach those awkward spots!!

  243. April Burkes says:

    Allison,
    that was hilarious! I love that ladder!!! Don’t have a plant shelf up high but do have high ceilings in several places! I need it for sure.

  244. April Burkes says:

    That was hilarious! I love this ladder and have never heard of it before! It is awesome. I love how small it gets!

  245. April Burkes says:

    Liked them on FB and left the message on their page.

  246. That ladder cracks me up, it would be so cool to have. I always need a chair to get to a book shelf or high up cabinet, this would be awesome instead

  247. I β€œLike” Extend-a-Step’s Facebook Fan Page and I told them you sent me

  248. Nickie Moseley says:

    Me and the hubs will prolly fight over this if/when I win πŸ™‚

  249. Christine DelGuzzi says:

    That ladder would SO help in finding new places to hide the leftover Halloween candy that I’ve been hoarding. The kids found the last spot in the china cabinet. Need to go higher.

  250. I so desperately want this extend a step. There are so many areas within the house that are out of reasonable reach AND outside…! That is a whole ‘nother story. Any solution not to lug around that huge wooden ladder would be an awesome Christmas present to ME.

  251. My comment didn’t post. Hope you got it … It was funny!

    Love to win this!

  252. I would love to win & I NEED this ladder to prevent my hubby from ordering this $300 little giant ladder he saw on TV the other day! Please let me be the lucky winner! : )

  253. I like Extend-A-Step’s facebook page!

  254. What a cool giveaway! You guys are too funny. I may have snorted a little bit when I saw the silverware drawer picture… and then it just got better from there.

  255. I Love your post on this ladder and the amazing and funny ways your husband demostrated. I would love to win this ladder for my house I’m only 5 1”, you should have seen me decorate my christmas tree on kitchen ladders and using the wall to hold my self up..lol.

    Love your blog, great giveaway!
    Merry Christmas

  256. what a great giveaway as we have a very difficult time reaching our attic in the garage!

  257. sure would like this to get a leg up on all the projects I have.

  258. Sue maxwell says:

    I would love this ladder. My friend got his wife one for her birthday, She LOVES it, and now I want one! Would love to win this, I could use it at my house cleaning jobs!!!

  259. Sue maxwell says:

    “Like” the extend a step ladder on face book!

  260. Julie Belanger says:

    Entering! I love all the pictures of your husband demonstrating this ladder! I seriously need one, we just moved into a two story house and its a Christmas miracle I didnt fall off the roof this year hanging the lights. πŸ™‚ P.S. I also posted on the ladder FB page

  261. brenda head says:

    if my nearly 70 yo (dob 12/29/41) hsb is going to insist on climbing ladders and other things like it, he really needs this amazing ladder. It appears safer and he also loves compact easy to store items..
    Merry Christmas

  262. Way to totally burst my bubble!!! Had just told my husband I came up with the best invention ever….

    To bad extend a step ladder beat me to it!

    …seriously brain think faster so we can make big bucks..LOL.

    My husband would looooooves this and I still haven’t bought him a Christmas present so I would loooove this for him!!!

    BTW you totally rock!! My heart skips a beat when I see you have a new post!!

  263. I like them on FB..whoot whoot!!!