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Polder 3- & 5-Step Aluminum Folding Ladders

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$79.99/ea. - $99.99/ea.

Our Step Ladders combine exceptional design with extremely lightweight, long-lasting aluminum construction for exceptional stability and support. The handrail provides you with additional balance.

  • Lightweight yet highly durable aluminum construction
  • Supports up to 225 pounds; folds to 4" thickness for storage
  • The 3-Step weighs 7 pounds; the 5-Step weighs 13 pounds
  • The 3-Step Aluminum Ladder is 23-1/2" high at the top step; the 5-Step is 41-1/2"


Polder 3-Step Ladder Aluminum
  • SKU#: 10051859
$79.99
  • 16-3/4" x 25-1/4" x 50" h
3 in-stock at Reston
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Polder 5-Step Ladder Aluminum
  • SKU#: 10051860
$99.99
  • 19" x 36" x 67" h
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Polder 3- & 5-Step Aluminum Folding Ladders
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Polder 3- & 5-Step Aluminum Folding Ladders is rated 4.9 out of 5 by 106.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best Household Ladder Ever Safe, flexible, sturdy. Having a well made ladder with safety handle is a must for homeowner. I use it everywhere inside my home. Folds up easily, compact and it stands up by itself. Well worth the money. NEVER buy a cheap underrated ladder for your home.....This one is by far the best..
Date published: 2018-12-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Polder 5 Step Ladder This a very high quality step ladder. It is extremely well built, is light weight because of it's aluminum construction. It is the sturdiest, most stable 5 step ladder I have ever owned. It folds flat for easy storage. I would highly recommend this ladder to any friend or family member. These are a little higher priced than similar ladders of it's configuration, but worth every penny.
Date published: 2018-12-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Just what I've been looking for! This 3-step ladder is perfect, i.e., light weight, sturdy, safe, easy to store, and the right height. The top portion of the ladder gives you the security you need by leaning your body against it, leaving your hands free to do things. Well engineered!
Date published: 2018-12-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from High Reach Dependable We recently moved to a new condo with very high cabinets. A step stool couldn't do the job. This ladder is light-weight, easy to maneuver and the handle makes me feel very secure. Good buy for our new house.
Date published: 2018-12-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very safe ladder You can use the top step on this ladder and have a hand hold. It’s lightweight but very sturdy. Very compact. I keep it in my closet for upper shelves.
Date published: 2018-11-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Light weight Bought the 3 step ladder, it so lightweight and easy to carry. Folds easily and the feet have a firm grip. Only thing is the price its a little high but waited for my 30% off coupon.
Date published: 2018-11-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A little bit different I have a ladder from 10+ years ago purchased at CS. The brand was Leifheit. It is wonderful and very lightweight. I bought this new ladder to use in the garage. It is heavier than the first ladder but my husband says it's great. We are both happy.
Date published: 2018-10-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from LIGHT WEIGHT, Portable! I love this ladder. I have all 3 sizes. Just got the tallest one. Sturdy enough to climb us feeling safe but super portable. We are using it constantly at home and for my son's Eagle project.
Date published: 2018-10-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Lightweight Excellent product, well made. I’m in my late 60’s and petite and the 3 step and 5 step, I have both, are very easy to carry and stow away. I especially like that I can hold onto the handle as I climb feeling very secure on the ladder. My husband ( 200lbs) uses the 5 step for a variety of around the house jobs. Would recommend .
Date published: 2018-09-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Just the right height for this shorty! I am 4’10” and have a really tall pantry. I needed something to reach my top shelf without always bugging my husband. Purchased the 5 step ladder and it works perfectly.
Date published: 2018-07-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from So useful! I have the 3-step ladder and I keep it tucked away next to my dryer. It's so light, sturdy, and easy to open and close.
Date published: 2018-01-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Short Success Was working in a home with 50ft high ceilings and a lot of open space. Easy to move around and the additional two steps a help in added height. I loved using this so much I had to know where purchased and bought for my home even though I don't have 50ft ceilings. I can't say enough about this light weight ladder.
Date published: 2017-09-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from 5 Step ladder - good quality, lightweight I am very happy with this 5-step ladder. I already have a 3 step one and it is fine for most things. We have high ceilings in our house, though, and it's just not enough for some applications. We were pleasantly surprised with the quality of the ladder and it is very lightweight for as large and well made as it is. No more countertop surfing - I'm getting too old for that! Thanks for offering so many handy and well-made products. I'll be back!
Date published: 2017-06-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from 3-step ladder This is the best small step ladder I've ever owned--lightweight, sturdy, and with a tall "grab-bar" for safety. One of my favorite things about this ladder that I haven't seen mentioned is that when it's collapsed for storage it will stand upright on its own.
Date published: 2017-04-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Safer step ladder Just what I needed. The higher rails make it more comfortable for me to use and it seems very stable.
Date published: 2016-10-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Purchase Purchased 5-step Aluminium Ladder and was so very pleased. Is lightweight but feels very sturdy. Bought to replace recessed ceiling lights which I could not reach with smaller ladders and the extra top handrail is wonderful to give you the confidence to climb higher. I would definitely recommend this ladder and The Container Store.
Date published: 2016-05-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from 5-step ladder is great So much easier to use than my old aluminum ladder. I wanted one that is lightweight and easy to close without smashing your fingers. This is it. Very easy to open and close and the steps are plenty wide. Very satisfied with this purchase. So much so, that I just ordered the 3-step ladder as well!
Date published: 2016-04-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best ladder ever! So functional! This is very light so is perfect for any woman or small person who needs to climb a ladder to clean, switch ceiling light bulbs, etc. it is sturdy & also folds slim so it doesn't take much room to store! Love this 5 step(& also 3 step) ladder!!!
Date published: 2015-12-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great step ladder Nice height and easily folded for storage! Great for the kitchen, utility room, or where ever you need that extra height!
Date published: 2015-12-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Trade in your old ladders! The best of the best. Wide steps, light weight and easy to handle. You feel secure and you can even lean on the front. I now have two of the five step ladder and one of the three step. You won't be sorry...
Date published: 2015-11-11
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great Ladder, but BEWARE... This is a great ladder - it is light-weight and sturdy. It has one big flaw...plastic feet. They slide on wood floors. If you are standing on the ladder and pushing against something (e.g., cleaning a wall), the ladder will move under you, even with your weight on it. Scary. It works well on carpet, though.
Date published: 2015-08-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fantastic Ladder! I LOVE this ladder! It is so easy to climb and very secure/solid. I can reach to high areas in my house - even with 10 foot ceilings (and no help from hubby!) I especially like being able to reach high up into closets with the all the ELFA shelves I installed all the way to the top.
Date published: 2015-06-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Extremely lightweight Got the 3 step ladder, and it's great. Can be easily moved around with one hand and folds up very easily into a small space. Top step is wide enough to balance on. Love it, great buy. Thinking of getting a second.
Date published: 2015-04-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Beset purchase ever!!!!!!!! I love this ladder. It is so light and versatile. I bough it for my closet. We just remodeled it and we needed a ladder to reach higher shelving. This is just perfect!!!!!!!!
Date published: 2015-03-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from SO light and easy to carry around I love this ladder... finally a ladder with some height that I can carry around and use... it does cause some deceiving confidence... it is light, so you have to not get overly confident and stand on the top where you aren't mean to .... but nothing better for a house.. and i use it to reach the very top of my Elfa closet :-)
Date published: 2015-02-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from 5-Step Aluminum Ladders Very Light weight and solid ladder. easy to carry.
Date published: 2014-07-24
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Very light! Very light and extremely easy to use. The hard plastic on bottom doesnt seem very good for hardwood floors so I am careful not to slide it around.
Date published: 2014-07-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from No longer ladder-phobic I bought this about a month ago, and I'm very pleased with it. It's lightweight, so I can carry it easily to wherever I need it. For me, the best part is the long handrail. I don't like heights--and I particularly don't like climbing ladders. But I can HOLD ON when I must reach something on the top shelf or the planters at the top of my patio enclosure. Very reasonably priced.
Date published: 2014-05-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great product Light weight, folds up to < 6". Third step is great to have as a household step stool. I can actually reach the top cabinets near the ceiling!
Date published: 2014-05-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Purchase I bought the 3-step ladder on sale. It's a great buy, so much better than the clunky ladder I had for years. This one is sleek, lightweight, doesn't take up much storage space, and I like the bar at the top too.
Date published: 2014-05-12
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Community Q&A

Whatcis the depth of these ladders when folded up?

Trying to figure out if these are as flat as other slimline step ladders which fold flat to 1.5-2&quot; in depth for storage next to refrigerator
Asked by: gooniegoogoo
This is a bit over 5 &ldquo; in depth
Answered by: Ticky
Date published: 2019-01-05

what is the depth of the 5 step when open?

Asked by: lorihanrahanobrien
About 3 feet
Answered by: dstoia
Date published: 2018-08-11

What is the height of the 5 step?

Asked by: 113wtm
About 45&rdquo;
Answered by: Ticky
Date published: 2019-01-05

What are their weight limits?

Asked by: CRazy4U
I weigh about 255 lbs. and don't feel unsafe at all on the 5 step ladder. It's easy to hold on to and get up high. We have 10 ft. ceilings and I'm only 5'7&quot;, so this is by far the best I've found for indoor use. It's lightweight and can hang from the end of an Elfa Shelf.
Answered by: RC62
Date published: 2019-04-18

Is it safe to step on the top step of the 3-step ladder?

Asked by: LLCoolJ
I use the top step on the 5-step without any problems and exceed the weight limit. Go for it!
Answered by: RC62
Date published: 2017-09-28

When ladder is open, how high is the top step on the 3-step ladder? Also, please give height for both 3-step and 5-step ladders *when folded.* Thanks!

Asked by: blacksheep
While open, the 3-Step Aluminum Ladder is 23-1/2&quot; high at the top step; the 5-Step is 41-1/2&quot;. While folded, the 3-Step Ladder is 53&quot; high; the 5-Step Ladder is 71&quot; high.
Answered by: lgmorris
Date published: 2019-04-03

how deep are the steps

how deep are the steps from front to back on the 3 step ladder?
Asked by: tanglefoot24
Each step is 5&quot; deep with a 9-3/4&quot; deep landing at the top.
Answered by: lgmorris
Date published: 2019-08-02

My husband weighs 250. Any thoughts on using this despite the recommended 225 weight limit?

Asked by: birdfeeder
We recommend the ladder only to be used by those under the 225 weight limit. We recommend using our Easy Folding Step Stool that has a higher weight limit.
Answered by: Hcordray
Date published: 2019-05-04
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