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Product Description

Built of sturdy, durable wood construction, the Top of Stairs Walk-Thru is ideal for top of stairs location, but can also be the solution for bottom of stairs, and both standard and wide width (up to 48 inches) hallways, door openings, kitchens, and playrooms.

What makes this gate unique for Top of Stair applications is the no-trip design, meaning there isn't a threshold bar to step over. Additionally, the gate has an optional swing stop mechanism; it prevents swing-out over the top of stairs keeping the gate door always within reach.

As a hardware mount gate, it also makes an exceptional "anywhere" gate for active toddlers, children, and pets. The dual-open latch is easy to open, but child-proof. The door swings in both directions, making for easy pass-thru in high traffic areas of the home. The extra height on the gate (32 inches) makes it ergonomic to use day in and day out, while deterring children from climbing the gate.

When not in use, the Top of Stairs Walk-Thru gate can rest open, flat against a wall or the gate can be easily removed from the brackets and stored.

Installation is easy. Tools required to install this gate include: Electric Drill, 1/8 inches (3mm) drill bit, Phillips screwdriver and pencil.

  • Approved for use at Top of Stairs with a No-trip Design!

  • One-Hand Release, Two-way Door Swing is convenient for high traffic areas.

  • 32 inches tall and can be installed up to 3 inches above the floor for 35 inches of protection

  • Expands to cover standard and wide openings from 30 inches - 48 inches

  • Dark Espresso Stain compliments your home decor

  • Four-Point Bracket hardware mount is easy to install and removed when not in use

  • JPMA Certified

Additional Info

978282

35DBF8ED

032884182701

1050800

7.3 pounds

48.0 x 32.0 x 0.5

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Average Customer Rating:

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Evenflo 1001211Evenflo Embrace Series Top of Stairs Walk Thru Gate
 
4.0

(based on 16 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (6)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (6)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

88%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Durable (10)
  • Easy assembly (7)
  • Great value (7)
  • Well built / quality (5)
  • Easy to use (4)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Everyday use (5)
  • Indoor (5)
  • Young children (5)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Parent of two or more children (10), Grandparent (4), Stay at home parent (3), Working parent (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (12)

Most Helpful Positive Review

 

I love this baby gate.

I bought this gate for the quality and the value. This gate is a very good quality gate at a reasonable price. We were looking for a thin yet sturdy gate that would keep...Read complete review

I bought this gate for the quality and the value. This gate is a very good quality gate at a reasonable price. We were looking for a thin yet sturdy gate that would keep my toddler from trying to go up the stair case. There is not much available wall at the bottom of the staircase due to some uneven molding in which to install the gate so it had to be thin yet strong in order to fit the flat part of the wall. This gate fit wonderful in our little space almost like it was there when the house was first built. My son cannot open it or climb over it or get anywhere near the staircase. It was easy to install as we looked at the instruction manual as well as the online video on this website. The gate fit well, is very tight, and does not move at all once installed. When the door locks in place on the baby gate, it is locked. A child or toddler is not going to be able to open it nor push it down. We are very pleased with this purchase and would recommend this product to our friends.

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Most Helpful Critical Review

 

Nice gate for the price,but feels flimsy

The product was very easy to put together and assemble. It looks nice in the home and is extra tall for added safety. However, I would prefer a gate that is made of...Read complete review

The product was very easy to put together and assemble. It looks nice in the home and is extra tall for added safety. However, I would prefer a gate that is made of a better material like wood or metal. The plastic feels flimsy and makes me a little concerned that it could break.

Reviewed by 16 customers

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5.0

Will buy this again and again

By Rose the mummy

from Columbus OH

About Me Parent of Two or More Children

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Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Comfortable
  • Durable
  • Easy To Clean
  • Easy To Use
  • Good Value
  • Lightweight
  • Quality Construction

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Baby Showers
    • Developmental
    • Everyday Use
    • Special Occasions

    Comments about Evenflo 1001211 Evenflo Embrace Series Top of Stairs Walk Thru Gate:

    I bought 2 of them and I love it , right fighting cos its adjustable use 1 for the stairs and the other at the kitchen door and they looks great..

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

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    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    4.0

    Second Time Still Good

    By RaRa

    from NJ

    About Me Grandparent

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Good Value
    • Quality Construction

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Everyday Use

      Comments about Evenflo 1001211 Evenflo Embrace Series Top of Stairs Walk Thru Gate:

      I bought one of these gates in natural wood around 8 yrs. ago. We had a new grandchild and a dog we wanted to keep safe on our outside deck. I stained to match the deck and it lasted through another grandchild as well till this year when a couple of vertical rungs broke off. Most of the year it didn't get used, but we left it attached outside forgetting it could be removed and taken inside. We budgie corded it open for easy passage. When I found this same gate I was excited because we could just hang it on the same holders already there and even though a different color it looks great and works smoothly. The grandkids were rougher on it than the dog, but it is more for the dog now. This newer one seems stronger plus we will bring it in during the winter months.

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      • No

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      3.0

      Beauty and the Beast

      By Crazy Busy

      from Michigan

      About Me Parent of Two or More Children

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Durable
      • Quality Construction

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Everyday Use

        Comments about Evenflo 1001211 Evenflo Embrace Series Top of Stairs Walk Thru Gate:

        Overall, I really like the gate. The color is gorgeous, the gate is sturdy, mounting is easy. What I don't like about the gate is how time consuming it is to open and close.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

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        (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

         
        4.0

        Excellent quality gate & nice color.

        By concerned gram

        from pittsburgh, pa

        About Me Grandparent

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Durable
        • Easy To Clean
        • Easy To Use
        • Good Value
        • Lightweight
        • Mounted Securely
        • Quality Construction

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Developmental
          • Everyday Use

          Comments about Evenflo 1001211 Evenflo Embrace Series Top of Stairs Walk Thru Gate:

          Installed at top of open stairs to the family room below. The quality and color are perfect for me. It opens and closes easily with nothing to step over and trip on. Would highly recommend this gate to anyone that does not care that it attaches to your walls. I feel more comfortable knowing that it is not tension mounted.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

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          (5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          I love this baby gate.

          By A stay-at-home mom

          from VA

          About Me Parent of Two or More Children

          Pros

          • Durable
          • Easy To Clean
          • Easy To Use
          • Good Value
          • Lightweight
          • Quality Construction

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Everyday Use

            Comments about Evenflo 1001211 Evenflo Embrace Series Top of Stairs Walk Thru Gate:

            I bought this gate for the quality and the value. This gate is a very good quality gate at a reasonable price. We were looking for a thin yet sturdy gate that would keep my toddler from trying to go up the stair case. There is not much available wall at the bottom of the staircase due to some uneven molding in which to install the gate so it had to be thin yet strong in order to fit the flat part of the wall. This gate fit wonderful in our little space almost like it was there when the house was first built. My son cannot open it or climb over it or get anywhere near the staircase. It was easy to install as we looked at the instruction manual as well as the online video on this website. The gate fit well, is very tight, and does not move at all once installed. When the door locks in place on the baby gate, it is locked. A child or toddler is not going to be able to open it nor push it down. We are very pleased with this purchase and would recommend this product to our friends.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

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            (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            great product, easy to install

            By rschulz23

            from Clifton, NJ

            About Me Grandparent

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Durable
            • Easy Assembly

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Evenflo 1001211 Evenflo Embrace Series Top of Stairs Walk Thru Gate:

                Took me a while to find this gate, but it is exactly as described and exactly what I was looking for. Would highly recommend this product

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No

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                (5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                My favorite gate

                By cnstranz

                from North Carolina

                Pros

                • Durable
                • Easy Assembly
                • Great Value

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Evenflo 1001211 Evenflo Embrace Series Top of Stairs Walk Thru Gate:

                    I love this gate! This gate is what I buy each time we move and we need a gate for the top of the stairs. It is easy to install and easy to use. The pressure mount gates for me don't work because they leave round marks in your wood/wall because of the pressure. It isn't cheap material. I've bought four of these so far.

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                    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    4.0

                    Nice color

                    By TnTs mom

                    from ohio

                    About Me Parent Of Two Or More Children, Stay At Home Parent

                    Pros

                    • Easy Assembly

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Indoor
                      • Young Children

                      Comments about Evenflo 1001211 Evenflo Embrace Series Top of Stairs Walk Thru Gate:

                      I love how this gate blends into the rest of my house with its dark color it looks grown up like not so childish. How ever I hate that you have to drill a hole into the wall. It took me a couple days to figure out how to open it with only one hand but i am a pro know and my 2 year old is not which says a lot.

                      • Was this a gift?:
                      • No

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                      (1 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      1.0

                      Service was nonexistent. Was told he was

                      By grandma

                      from portland oregon

                      About Me Grandparent

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                        Cons

                        • Cheaply Made
                        • Difficult To Assemble
                        • Flimsy
                        • Poor Design

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about Evenflo 1001211 Evenflo Embrace Series Top of Stairs Walk Thru Gate:

                          the gate can not be attached at the top of the stairs even though that is what it is for. Have not been able to use it. Shipping took 11 days. Service in the store was horrible and rude. Left and came back later and finally got someone to help me. Very disappointing

                          • Was this a gift?:
                          • Yes

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                          (1 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                           
                          3.0

                          a great color, not what we needed

                          By momtourage

                          from Pittsburgh, PA

                          About Me Parent Of Two Or More Children, Stay At Home Parent

                          Pros

                          • Durable
                          • Great Value

                          Cons

                          • Unrealistic

                          Best Uses

                          • Indoor
                          • Young Children

                          Comments about Evenflo 1001211 Evenflo Embrace Series Top of Stairs Walk Thru Gate:

                          I was hoping this would be a walk through gate without screwing into the wall. Because of that feature it wasn't as helpful to us. However, we are still propping in the doorway to keep kids out of one room or another. I do love the color & material seems quite durable (judging by the amount of times it gets knocked over!)

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                          • No

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