It is possible to rent ladders from a variety of places. The Home Depot rents out ladders and scaffolding to customers through the company's equipment rental services. Select Lowe's stores in the United States that have tool rental centers also rent ladders to customers.
There is also a company completely dedicated to renting out ladders and other scaffolding equipment. The National Ladder and Scaffolding Equipment Company rents scaffolds, ladders and other equipment to job sites in the greater metropolitan Detroit and Western Michigan area. Some local equipment rental stores located in cities across the United States rent out ladders and other construction equipment to companies and individuals.