The Louisville 16 foot aluminum extension ladder is a very good, well built ladder for the price. With that being said, in my opinion this definitely is not for the rugged construction worker who would be using this on a daily basis simply because it has a total weight capacity of 225lb which is including the equipment you are carrying. In my opinion, that is maybe a red flag that it may not be the strongest or most resilient ladder. I wouldn't think it's designed for heavy use on a day to day basis, or maybe even on a weekly basis; however, overall it's a great extension ladder for your typical homeowner to have ready to use wherever needed. For example, I was able to clean the gutters with it since it's much taller than my other ladders. For your typical homeowner who may be using it a dozen times a year, it's a good ladder. It's got nice feet with rubber stoppers as well. I have been needing a ladder like this. It's a nice, light-weight, well built all around ladder. If you are within the weight limitations the price is a good deal for a 16ft aluminum ladder. This is definitely a great bargain to have around the house with all of your other necessary tools.