Aluminum

When you install a Werner AA Series Televator Telescoping Attic Stairs in a closet, hallway, or other tight space, you immediately utilize untapped storage, creating space for bins and boxes that might otherwise clutter up your home or garage. Adding this ladder eliminates unsafe climbing practices

The ladder is adequate for attic access(a few times a year), even though it isn't the most robust. The gas shocks seem to be adequate to lift the ladder. If you are looking for a low cost attic ladder and don't require high performance, this is the product.

The Werner Pull Down Attic Stairs has a duty rating of 300 pounds. Allows easy access into attics or storage areas in the garage. Counter balance mechanism eliminates sag and springiness. The Attic Stairs is made in Aluminum and will never splinter or crack.