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Premium Folding Step Stool

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Premium Folding Step Stool


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Get a leg up on household tasks with our Premium Folding Step Stool. It's hardy, yet lightweight so it's easy to move from room to room, with a rubber grip for comfortable carrying. The folding step stool's extra-wide steps feature safety treads for secure, stable footing. And when your work is done, use its one-handed release to fold it for storage.

  • Made from steel and durable plastic
  • ANSI-rated capacity of up to 225 pounds
  • Taller handle creates higher rail



  • 17" x 22-1/2" x 41-1/2" h

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Premium Folding Step Stool is rated 4.7 out of 5 by 31.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent product Very lightweight, yet sturdy. Easy to open and close. Takes up very little storage space. Product recommended.
Date published: 2015-12-09
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Disappointment Initially I was excited about this step stool as it was taller and seemed very sturdy. However, once I started to use the stool, I realized there is a major flaw in the design...the lower step is too narrow. I have missed it a few times as I stepped down and almost fell backwards. It's a shame...a few more inches...maybe 6 and your problem would be solved. I plan to return the item, too dangerous.
Date published: 2015-03-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from HIGHLY RECOMMEND! BEST I'VE HAD SO FAR! This step stool has come A LONG WAY! My mom has the older version which is slightly heavy and VERY difficult & dangerous to collapse. Happened to have been at the store and was in great need of a new step stool. Went to pick it up to get it out of the way of another I was interested in and to my amaze almost fell over as I grabbed thinking it was going to be "heavy" and in fact it's feather light! Looked at it again and noticed the new release handle - my 8 year old can collapse it with ease. Nothing like the old one my mom has that you have to literally turn upside down and KICK to close in fear that your fingers will be amputated. I walked around the store with it in one hand and with no effort to hold! I'm heading back for two more so I can have one in the kitchen and the other side of the house (I don't want to share my bedroom closet one in fear my husband may disappear with it! LOL) I would highly recommend for anyone and this would be perfect for old person. Very sturdy, light, easy to collapse.
Date published: 2014-11-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from does what it says super light weight but sturdy. 1 touch folding. slim storage cheap. perfect for a tight situation
Date published: 2014-10-16
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Dasdas Great product, best stuff in my appartment. Thanks for this.
Date published: 2014-08-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Safe and Sturdy Purchased this step stool to replace one that wasn't too steady. Easy to open and close and love the large top step. Very sturdy - not hesitant using the top step as I was on my other one. A great product.
Date published: 2014-07-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Big Help! I have had one of these for years and just purchased one for my 90+ year old father who was using an old, rickety, too narrow step stool! He loves the new one and said the people at the Container Store are genuises! It's lightweight, easy to fold up, and very stable and sturdy. He has already used it several times. Thanks for a great product and for helping me make things a little safer for my dad.
Date published: 2014-06-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best folding step stool I ever had The BEST step stool I have ever had. If you need a step stool this is the one to buy
Date published: 2014-05-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Just the right height and I can store it anywhere. Even my 6yr old likes to use it.
Date published: 2014-04-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from great for narrow spaces I have a very narrow space between my washing machine and wall. I have cabinets above that I cannot reach with the 1' step stool that I had. My others do not fit in the space. This one fits perfectly and has a 7' reach. It goes straight up but seems to be very sturdy and you have the handle to hold on to. It was exactly what I was looking for.
Date published: 2014-04-08
Date published: 2014-04-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best Step-Stool for the Home Being petite, I have long wanted to purchase a folding step-stool for our home. I finally did after going to the Container Store armed with a gift card I received for Christmas. There were a few other styles, but this particular one was sturdiest, most lightweight, and compact enough to fold up to store in the utility closet without a problem. Best of all, it is so simple to use that my daughter can also take it out to use and put away without hurting herself. This product is worth the price!
Date published: 2014-02-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Premium Folding Step Stool Great stool - lightweight and easy to use. Appears sturdy enough for folks that are a little unsteady when climbing. Definitely recommend.
Date published: 2013-11-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from sturdy useful product I bought one of these for my mother and she uses it all over the house. Its small, portable, but very stable
Date published: 2013-04-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Handy Great for changing light bulbs, hanging curtains and dusting the fan.
Date published: 2013-04-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from handy stepstool I'm a tall gal, but the shelves in my walk-in closet are too high for me to reach sweaters easily. The Premium Folding Step Stool tucks in nicely behind the door. It is lightweight, but well-balanced, and so handy when I need to reach those high shelves. I can't believe I spent so many years grabbing sweaters and tossing them up into a messy pile. Wish I'd bought it years ago. Even if you have little room for storage, this stepstool is worth purchasing because it fits easily in small places.
Date published: 2013-03-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Light Weight Wonder An awesome, light weight, easy to carry stool that it just high enough for almost anywhere and fits in any space. I highly recommend this stool for those hard to reach spots, like the shelves above the fridge or changing a light bulb, or putting up curtains.
Date published: 2013-03-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Premium Folding Step Stool Very sturdy especially with the tall handle to hold on to. Folds up easily and will store in the smallest of spaces. I use it to reach those tall shelves in the laundry room and it stores easily in the water heater closet of our apartment.
Date published: 2013-03-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from lightweight and sturdy I needed this to get to the top shelves in my cabinets. It is small enough to store away easily, but I feel supported when trying to balance getting heavy dishes. I like that it is a little taller than some of the other step stools I have had in the past.
Date published: 2013-03-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Light! Sturdy and light...everything I need for a quick step up.
Date published: 2012-11-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect My daughter got one of these as a wedding gift a couple years ago, and I absolutely loved it..... It was lightweight, easy to open, easy to close, and thin enough when folded to slip easily between the wall and the frig. And best of all, it FEELS really sturdy and safe when I'm on it because of the rubberized hand grip and foot treads and never wobbles! I finally got tired of stretching and straining to reach anything above the second shelf in my kitchen, so I treated myself to this little gem, and I don't know why I didn't do it sooner....... It's wonderful!
Date published: 2012-10-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from light and perfect Needed a step stool for the 9 feet ceilings in my apartment. It's light-weight and sturdy. I'd recommend it to my 71 year old grand
Date published: 2012-08-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love this ladder I am handicapped + I can never make to the high shelves, but this ladder fit the bill. Also very stable & for me, very light weight. So all in one this fits the bill.
Date published: 2012-07-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great for household use! I use this all the time! I keep it tucked in between our refrigerator and microwave cart. It folds down nicely and easily. It's fairly lightweight for what it is. I feel safe on it compared to some other wobbly stools I've had in the past!
Date published: 2012-03-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Wonderfully lightweight yet sturdy This is an excellent step stool. I bought it for my kitchen because it is so lightweight and will fold very flat so I can slide it in next to my refrigerator where it is out of sight but easy to pull out and use. The handle has a really nice feel to it. I am very pleased so far with the design of this stool.
Date published: 2012-03-20
Rated 3 out of 5 by from This step stool is sturdy and does its job but I wouldn't call it lightweight.
Date published: 2012-03-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from great features for a low price compares favorably with ladder costing 4x as much: thin (~2.5"), lightweight, sturdy / stable
Date published: 2011-12-18
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Community Q&A

how much does this step stool weigh?

Asked by: 50joanie
about 2 lbs
Answered by: Snauzner
Date published: 2017-01-14

How much does this stool weigh?

Asked by: BBee
about 2bs
Answered by: Snauzner
Date published: 2017-01-14

Height and width?

How high from the ground is the highest step, and what is the footprint space needed to use this stepstool?
Asked by: TampaEm
The top step of our Premium Folding Step Stool is 21" from the floor, and the base measures 22-1/2" front to back when open.
Answered by: djjones
Date published: 2017-03-11

what is the depth of the step stool when folded?

Asked by: grandmakatt
Our premium folding step stool measures 2-1/2" when folded and is stored in its collapsed position.
Answered by: mgwinston
Date published: 2017-03-09

How tall is this step stool when it's folded closed?

Asked by: Millie210
The upper handle of the Premium Step stool reaches a height of 41.5" when collapsed. When the stepstool is open & in use, the handle reaches a height of 38.5".
Answered by: mmbriscoe
Date published: 2017-03-08
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