We had several clients reach out to us to fabricate custom access ladders with a guard or cage around them to ensure the safety of the people climbing on them. These are often created for commercial buildings but in Chicago area we are seeing some three story apartment buildings being required to add these so that service workers do not have to utilize unsafe ladders to perform their jobs. In some applications we are asked to provide a door to the cage to ensure that unauthorized personnel do not access the rooftop. We often fabricate these access ladders utilizing wrought iron, which is then painted with a quality finish, but we can also have them powder coated or galvanized as an alternative for a longer lasting finish. If you are interested in doing something similar as part of your commercial building improvement effort, our designers would be happy to work with you on the perfect solution.