Putnam Rolling Ladder Co., Inc.

Frequently Asked Questions:

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How long does it take to manufacture a custom made rolling ladder?

Usually 4-6 Weeks
Please Note: Some woods take longer.
                           Some finishes take longer.
                           Some sizes take longer.
                           Transit takes 4-5 days.

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What about FREIGHT charges?

Freight is ALWAYS additional.
Freight is normally “COLLECT”.
That means “ON DELIVERY” paid to freight company.
Freight is NORMALLY ESTIMATED at $250.00 anywhere in the continental United States.
Sometimes it is higher. Sometimes it is lower.

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How are THE LADDER charges assessed?

We require a deposit of one-half. (Even from the former President of the United States.)
We prefer a credit card.
We take Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover.
We take one-half at the time of the order and the remaining one-half just before the rolling ladder is shipped. Again, FREIGHT charges are on delivery.

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Do you send out SAMPLES?

Yes, we can send out samples of different WOODS, different FINISHES, including Minwax stains on the type of wood that you may want, AND samples of our HARDWARE finishes.
There is NO charge for the samples, but there IS a UPS CHARGE.

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What WOODS do you manufacture your rolling ladder out of?

Red Oak, Ash, Birch, Beech, Maple, White Oak, Cherry, Hickory, Mahogany (South American), Walnut, and Teak. Other hard woods can be used but may not be stocked.

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What hardware FINISHES do you offer?

Black, Polished Brass, Polished Chrome, Antique Brass, Satin Nickel, Brushed Chrome, Oil Rubbed Bronze, Pewter, Polished Nickel, Antique Bronze, Satin Brass, Antique Nickel, Gold Dust, Copper, and White.

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Who else, that I may know, already owns a Putnam Rolling Ladder?

  1. Former President George Bush and Mrs. Bush for their home in Crawford, Texas
  2. Senator Al Gore, of Tennessee
  3. Yoko Ono
  4. Morley Safer, CBS
  5. Diane Von Furstenberg
  6. Mathew Broderick
  7. Former Secretary Labor, Robert B. Reich
  8. Mr. & Mrs. Stephen Colbert

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Where might I SEE a Putnam Rolling Ladder?

Any MALL would have a Putnam Rolling Ladder: Please see the following stores:
Foot Locker (in the storage area)
Walden Books
Brooks Brothers.

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Who has been President of Putnam Rolling Ladder Company?

  1. Samuel Putnam, 1905-1946
  2. Caroline Rehm, 1946-1950
  3. Warren Rehm Monsees, 1950-2009
  4. Gregg Monsees, 2009 - Present

 

 

32 Howard St., New York, NY 10013   /    Tel: 212-226-5147   /    Fax: 212-941-1836  /   putnam1905@aol.com