The 10 Best Step Ladders

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This wiki has been updated 29 times since it was first published in March of 2015. When you need a little more than standing on tip-toes to reach that top shelf, it's time to invest in a stepladder. These are available in various sizes to meet all needs, and various designs to suit all home decors. From a modest two-step model to something tall enough for painting walls and changing light bulbs in ceilings, we've included something for everyone. When users buy our independently chosen editorial recommendations, we may earn commissions to help fund the Wiki.

1. Rubbermaid Ultra Light

2. Little Giant Flip-N-Lite

3. Cosco Rockford

Editor's Notes

March 20, 2019:

When researching step ladders, safety and stability were of the utmost importance, plus we prioritized models that were lightweight so that any user could handle them by themselves. We still included the slightly hefty for it's size Little Giant 3-Step because of the very large steps and handrail, plus it does have casters to help users move it around. The Rubbermaid Ultra Light took the top spot because of its added functionality of the tool tray combined with its light weight that will make it functional for most.

4. Little Giant 3-Step

5. Louisville 3-Feet

6. Delxo Aluminum

7. Werner 150B

8. Winsome Wood 94022

9. Polder Mini

10. Living Sure Two Tier

Tina Morna Freitas
Last updated by Tina Morna Freitas

Tina Morna Freitas is a writer who lives in Chicago with her family and three cats. She has a B.A. in anthropology with a minor in English, and has built a freelance career over the years in writing and digital marketing. Her passions for cooking, decorating and home improvement contribute to her extensive knowledge of all things kitchen and home goods. In addition, her 20 years as a parent inform her expertise in the endless stream of toys and equipment that inevitably takes over the homes of most parents. She also enjoys gardening, making and sipping margaritas, and aspires to be a crazy cat lady once all the children are grown.

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