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    Oct 24, 2019, 02:52 PM
    Fold down attic stairs...lower section does not automatically unfold
    I have some contractor installed pull down stairs in the garage & when I pull it open the lower section of the ladder does not unfold. I have to get on a stepladder and manually lower it. Of course I can install a second pull down rope on the lower section of the ladder but this seems unnecessary. Please advise & thanks.
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    Oct 24, 2019, 03:04 PM
    If this was a contractor YOU hired, call him back! If not call him anyway.
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    Oct 27, 2019, 12:25 PM
    There may be different designs for these things.
    Mine also does not automatically lower the bottom section--it just sits there until I grab it and unfold it myself.
    Lucky for me that is only an 8 foot ceiling, so reaching is not an issue.

    Good luck,
    WallyH

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