Failure to read and follow these instructions could result in serious injury or death.
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must be familiar with the operation of this product prior to use. Portable
escape ladders are intended for use as a means of egress required by codes
and other local regulations.
is strongly recommended that you practice mounting the ladder for
deployment as described in steps 1,2, and 3 under instructions for use of
this ladder. During practices, DO NOT PULL THE RELEASE STRAP TO DEPLOY THE
LADDER. Your ladder has been carefully assembled to ensure proper
deployment when needed.
not deploy ladder into flames. Dispose of ladder after use.
normal use, it is possible that this ladder may scratch, dent or blemish
the exterior surface of a home. Not recommended for use with Storm windows
or other windows that do not open fully to the recommended minimum space.
Further, care should be taken to ensure that the ladder is not used from
any window that is above another window. Failure to take this precaution
may lead to damage window glass, screens or wood trim. In no event will
kidde, our dealers or distributors be liable to the purchaser or any other
person for indirect, consequential, incidental or special damages that may
occur during the use of this product.
recommend replacing the ladder every 15 years to ensure optimum strength
and performance. (Date of manufacture is stamped on bottom rung.)
ladder is intended to supplement (Not replace) the more important fire
protection principles of fire drills, emergency exit plans, smoke alarms,
fire extinguishers etc.
Do not store in direct sunlight or at elevated temperatures. Do not
exceed 1000 pounds cumulative (454kg) load on this ladder. This ladder is
not a toy and should not be used by children unless supervised by an
Conditions for use of Ladder
Model KL-2S: The length of the KL-2S ladder is approximately 13
feet (3.9m) (2 Stories). When extended from the window, the bottom step of
the ladder must be close enough to the ground to allow for a safe escape.
Do not use this ladder from heights greater than 14 feet (4.2) as injury
Model KL-3S: The length of the KL-3S ladder is approximately 25
feet (7.6m) (3 Stories). When extended from the window, the bottom of the
ladder must be close enough to the ground to allow for a safe escape. Do
not use this ladder from heights greater than 26 feet (7.9m) as injury
window to which the ladder is attached must be able to support the load of
persons using the ladder for escape. The escape window must not be
obstructed or covered with grills or bars. The window must open fully for
escape. Look for outside obstacles such as electrical wire, telephone
wires, or fences.
minimum width of escape window for use of the ladder is 16 inches (.41
meters). The maximum thickness of the escape window opening is 11 inches
escape ladder is to be used only as a last emergency escape device.
Instruct family members to use the main escape routes if possible before
using the ladder.
use of this Ladder
Store the ladder near the window where it will be used. A closet or
under the bed near the window where it can be easily reached is a useful
storage place. Do not store in direct sunlight or at elevated
Prepare an escape plan and practice the plan. The plan should include as a minimum two means of escape from each room (Door and Window), a meeting place to gather outside the residence, and call 999 or local emergency services after the exit.
Kidde warrants that, for five years from the date of purchase, this
product will be free from defects in material and workmanship. This
warranty will not apply to any product, which we determine was subjected
to misuse, accident or alteration or was operated or maintained other than
according to our instructions. In addition, this warranty only applies to
the original end-user purchaser.
implied warranties with respect to this product, Including warranties for
merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose, are limited in
duration to the five year express limited warranty period listed above, we
make no other warranties, express or implied.
purchaserís exclusive remedy for any breach of warranty shall be, at our
option, the repair, replacement, or return for credit of the product. IN
NO EVENT WILL WE, OUR DEALERS OR DISTRIBUTORS BE LIABLE TO THE PURCHASER
OR ANY OTHER PERSON FOR INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL, INCIDENTAL OR SPECIAL
DAMAGES. Some states do not allow such exclusions or limitations or
incidental or consequential damages, or limitations on how long an implied
warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you may also have other
rights, which may vary from state to state.