Werner Mt 17 Review- 20 Position and Height in One Ladder

If you want a single ladder for both home and professional use then it really difficult to chose the right ladder for you. In case, Werner Mt 17 review is for you to show you the right path.

Since you need a ladder for your homework like painting or for a DIY project or any type of professional job; Werner Mt 17 will be your perfect match.

You might get wonder why we say this so surely right? Well scroll down to see the model full details and you will know what we say is right or wrong.

Werner MT-17 Telescoping-Ladders

Warner is the name of ladder brands that established their business in this category since 2 decades and more.  They have a high reputation in ladder manufacture world for making high-quality different sort of ladder for their consumer.

With said, Werner Mt-17 has their great creation which comes from their MT series; the series that are famous for the new inventions.  So without waste any more second first see the ladder key feature.

Key Measurements

  • Multi-position ladder scheme
  • Extra-wide flared bottom
  • Slip resistance feet
  • 350IBS weight capacity
  • Advance J-lock technology
  • Double riveted steps
  • Two-person ladder
  • Adjustable height and position

Design and size

We start to describe the ladder by its unique design and size measurement. The manufacturer designs this particular model in a multi-structure ladder but entitles it as a telescoping ladder. Although the name somehow not suits it as it looks like a step ladder and works like all kinds of ladder.

By the way, the name does not matter what matters, it is an ideal device for your all job. However, it is coated with aluminum (silver color) and the full product dimension is 7.8 x 25 x 56.8 inches.

Material and weight

Moving to the material, the Werner MT 17 is made of professional-grade aluminum. The material not only allows using it in the professional and home-related job rather also keeps it lightweight to carry out easily and effortlessly.

The overall weight of the device is 0.16 ounces which is much lighter if compare with other commercial-grade ladders.

Stability and security

The most curial part of any ladder is its stability and the security that every ladder has to offer to the user. In this case, we must have to admit this particular model won the battle. Yes, for extreme stability the manufacturer adds slip-resistance feet so that it can stable on any surface.

Likewise, it included the extra-wide flared bottom and double rived step for comfortable climbing and firm support. Moreover, it is having a curved smooth rail which again gives a user super comfort and strength.

All this setting not only made the ladder stability and safe to climb rather also give it long-lasting durability.

Load capacity

After material, design, and stability the next thing you, of course, you ask for its load capacity right? Don’t worry the ladder can bear 300 IBS weight including person and tools. We guess this capacity is perfect for all jobs.

Above we have given you full details about MT-17 design, color, material, security, load capacity so anything left? Yes now it’s time to show you the best side of the ladder which makes it unique and exceptional. Let’s see then.


The feature and character that made Werner Mt-17 different than any models is it allows customizing 20 different working height and position. Among from them, the most common five are given below. Take a look.

Extension ladder shape

The model comes with an advanced and easily operate spring loaded J-locks. This feature allows you to customize the ladder into an extension ladder. Just disengage the lock on either side, set your desired height and simply reengage the locks to fix it. As it is 17 feet ladder after convert to extension ladder you can reach a minimum of 9ft to maximum 15ft.

Extension ladder shape

Step ladder shape

Similar to the extension ladder setting, you can also adjust the device and make it a step ladder. If you have confusing you can also check their manual for help. By the way, with the step ladder layout, you can reach a minimum of 4ft to maximum 7ft height.

Step ladder shape

Stairway position

Although the ladder is available in attic, step, telescoping, extension layout but it always makes difficulties to use them on the staircase. Meantime, this problem can be solved easily through our mention model. Yes, you can use this ladder as a stairway step ladder and can reach 5ft to 7ft. see the picture for a clear image.

Like the staircase, you can even place it against a wall as a 90-degree angle.

Stairway position

Two-scaffold base

Again you can use it as the two-scaffold base (the plank and tied have to buy separately). Of course, for doing so you need two ladders.

Two-scaffold base

Twin step ladder 

Lastly, you can use it as a twin ladder as per your needs. At the time of climbing two people on it, each side of the ladder can bear 300IBS weight including person and carry stuff.

Twin step ladder

Do you expect anything else from a single ladder like this one offer to you hope not? So let’s see some pros and cons of the model.


  • Can be adjusted in multi-height and position
  • Very lightweight to carry
  • High load capacity
  • Budget-friendly
  • Easy setup and installation
  • Super stable
  • Long-lasting durability


  • Many complain it is not a genuine two-person ladder( be careful with this feature)

Final verdict

From the beginning to the end of this article we tried to give you a genuine Werner Mt 17 review with all of its strengths and weakness. Now it’s up to you to decide is it truly meet your need or not. However, we have covered here the Mt-17 model but they have a few other sizes like MT-13, MT-22, and MT-26.

All the sizes are having almost the same feature and the main difference is just in their height. So you can also check the other size option. We are done for today good luck to you!

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