For homes and offices, choose First Alert. This 14-foot metal window escape ladder is light, portable and can be stored virtually anywhere. Keep it next to windows or on balconies, under the bed or in a nearby closet. We recommend that you keep your ladder easily accessible in your sleeping, living and working areas in the event of a fire emergency when seconds count. Weighing only 12 pounds, this lightweight 2-story window ladder and can be hung from most windowsills. It has been strength tested and approved for weights of up to 1,125 pounds.