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Small fold up step ladders provide the usefulness of a step stool and the added benefit of being able to be put away quickly. They also tend to be taller that normal step stools, so they can help in reaching those places where a stepping stool wouldn’t work. In this post, we highlight five highly-rated folding ladders that are affordable and easy to use.

Five Small Fold Up Step Ladders

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1. Quick Fold Step Stool 

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This small folding step ladder is rated at 300 lbs. capacity with the step measuring 8 inches from the ground. The dimensions for the entire stepping stool are 13.8 inches by 13 inches by 12.2 inches. It is made in the USA and comes in black as pictured or in white. Click here to buy and for more details.

2. Folding Steel One Step Ladder 

This one step folding step ladder is lightweight and holds up to 200 lbs. It features non-slip platform and rubber footing. It folds easily to a depth of just 2 inches. The step is 10 inches from the ground. Click here to purchase.

3. Polder 2 Step Mini Stool 

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This unique small fold up step ladder provides the height needed to reach high places (17 inches at the top step) without any extra handles. It folds flat, has a 225 lb capacity, non-skid rubber footing and an easy to carry handle. It features a spring-loaded safety locking mechanism. Click here to purchase.

4. Aluminum Twin Step Ladder

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This aluminum small folding step ladder has a 300 lb rating and can be used by two people, since both sides allow for climbing. It has non-slip steps, rubber footing and features heavy duty construction. Dimensions are 24 inches x 21.2 inches x 9 inches. Click here to purchase.

5. Two Step Folding Step Ladder
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This high-rated two step folding step ladder is lightweight, folds flat, and has a continuous rear leg support with non-skid rubber footing. The first step is 8 inches from the ground and the second step is 17.5 inches. The dimensions when folded are 31 inches high by 14 inches wide by 2 inches deep. The distance between the top step and the handle is 13 inches. It is rated to hold up to 200 lbs. Click here to buy.


Small fold up step ladders are convenient and have the benefit of fitting in narrow places when folded. On our list, we featured folding step ladders of different styles, sizes and functionalities. If you would like to see more styles and options, click here.

Be sure to also read our articles Collapsible Step Stools for Kids and Adults and Stepping Stools for Adults to see other featured folding step ladders and stools. If you have any questions or comments, please write us at our contact page.