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Product Description

The Safety 1st Spring n' Release Latch is spring loaded for ease of use. The easy wide grip surface provides easy access for parent and the wide drilling slats provide ease of installation.

Additional Info

597940

F8AF662F

052181484476

48447

0.1 pounds

3.8 x 3.0 x 1.5

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Average Customer Rating:

by PowerReviews
Safety 1st Spring & Release Latch - 3 Pack
 
1.7

(based on 38 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (6)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (29)

19%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy use (4)

Cons

  • Unreliable (10)
  • Difficult installation (8)
  • Insufficient deterrent (8)
  • Poor design (8)
  • Poor quality (5)

Best Uses

  • Accident prevention (5)
  • Crawlers (5)
  • Toddler (5)
  • Kitchen/bathroom (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • First time parent (12), Casual do-it-yourselfer (11), Avid do-it-yourselfer (4)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (5)

Most Helpful Positive Review

 

Simple and Fine So Far

These are simple and that is all we needed. They are a bit difficult to install because 1. the sticky stuff they come with to hold up till screwed does not stay put...Read complete review

These are simple and that is all we needed. They are a bit difficult to install because 1. the sticky stuff they come with to hold up till screwed does not stay put 2. the screws are hard to twist in. We had to mark the holes and use a drill to make a pilot hole then screwed them in by hand. If you line them up properly they work very well. Could not use on our drawers though because there wasn't enough clearance for our fingers to release it.

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Most Helpful Critical Review

 

Not worth the time to install.

We put these on both cabinet doors and drawers. We decided to try these 1st because they were inexpensive and we needed over 20. They were fairly easy to install but time consuming....Read complete review

We put these on both cabinet doors and drawers. We decided to try these 1st because they were inexpensive and we needed over 20. They were fairly easy to install but time consuming. And within a couple of days our 1 year old figured out how to open these, but even before he figured out how to open them they were quite annoying because when they locked they still allowed cabinets to open about 1-2 inches-therefore alot of banging ensued while my son was trying to open doors.(He soon thought it was a game) My son is always on the move so after about 2 weeks he decided the extra 2 seconds it took to open the doors was too long so one by one he broke them all off.

Reviewed by 38 customers

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1.0

Very poorly designed/engineered - useless

By JV

from Smithers, BC

About Me Practical

Pros

  • Absolutely nothing!

Cons

  • Poor Workmanship

Best Uses

    Comments about Safety 1st Spring & Release Latch - 3 Pack:

    Same problems as previous reviewers. The product is simply very poorly designed and engineered. It does not work as it should. How can a company market such a poor product in 2016 is mind buggling!

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

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    1.0

    Poorly designed product

    By Sean

    from Apex, NC

    About Me Practical

    Pros

      Cons

      • Poor Workmanship

      Best Uses

        Comments about Safety 1st Spring & Release Latch - 3 Pack:

        Installation is more difficult than it should be. The catch does not lead the latch down, so you have to manually press down on the spring to close the door, when a simple angled catch would do the job automatically.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

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        1.0

        Not good at latching

        By Mark

        from Upstate NY

        Pros

          Cons

          • Poor Engineering

          Best Uses

            Comments about Safety 1st Spring & Release Latch - 3 Pack:

            I installed 1 latch and found the only way to get it to catch was to raise the hook to the point I had to push it down to close the door. Only 1/8", but nogo. The catch is blunt and does not lead the hook down and/or the hook does not have enough angle to lead itself down. Pushing the hook down each time I want to close the door just doesn't do it for me.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

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            1.0

            Garbage

            By One star is one too many

            from Newport Beach, CA

            About Me Mechanical Engineer

            Pros

              Cons

              • Fundamentally Flawed Design
              • Poor Quality
              • Poor Workmanship
              • Too Delicate
              • Too Small

              Best Uses

              • Landfill

              Comments about Safety 1st Spring & Release Latch - 3 Pack:

              Seemed like a nice product, until I discovered that it's fundamentally flawed. The latch is angled up too high...so that it requires you to depress it to close the door. If you move the latch lower, it doesn't catch when baby pulls on it. Waste of time.

              Even the instructions are flawed - it fails to mention that you'll need a drill. Not a problem for me - but I'd be embarrassed to be the merchandiser that put this on my store shelf.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

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              1.0

              Buy if you want to return it

              By Dan

              from Kutztown, Pa

              Pros

                Cons

                • Too Small

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Safety 1st Spring & Release Latch - 3 Pack:

                  Installed as directed and could not even get my fingers behind door to unlatch. They should have made the latches longer in order to get your finger behind the door.

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                  1.0

                  fail

                  By concerned mom

                  from va

                  Comments about Safety 1st Spring & Release Latch - 3 Pack:

                  Garbage! My child tries to open the cabinets and drawers...held up for about a week or so then they all start breaking and now shes into everything! On the search for something better

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                  1.0

                  Complete garbage

                  By Parents

                  from hartford, ct

                  Comments about Safety 1st Spring & Release Latch - 3 Pack:

                  These locks are complete garbage. It's a shame because the actual materials used are OK, and they're easy to install, but the design is attrociously bad. It's impossible to adjust so that it latches properly AND also closes without having to push it down (like every other safety lock on the planet). I simply threw them out instead of wasting even more time returning them.

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No

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                  1.0

                  Fail

                  By Stay at home Dad

                  from Denver, CO

                  Comments about Safety 1st Spring & Release Latch - 3 Pack:

                  Product failure. Broke 3 screws while installing with pilot holes drilled. I have only seen a handful of screws twist break and those that I have seen had massive amounts of torque applied. These broke far to easily and I think that they should either change the mounting hardware or recall the product all together.

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                  1.0

                  Would not reccommend

                  By FLdaddy

                  from Orlando, FL

                  About Me First Time Parent

                  Pros

                    Cons

                    • Difficult To Install
                    • Doesn't fit
                    • Poor Design

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Safety 1st Spring & Release Latch - 3 Pack:

                      Installing them is quite time consuming but not hard. The problem is that there isn't enough space to get your fingers in there to hit the latch. My wife and I are both around 6' tall and thin, it's not like we have fat or short fingers. But the picture is misleading, you don't have that much space to get your fingers in until after it's already open of course, we have to use butter knives, pens, etc. on these latches.

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                      1.0

                      Poor quality

                      By XBar

                      from Danvers, MA

                      About Me First Time Parent

                      Pros

                        Cons

                        • Poor Construction

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about Safety 1st Spring & Release Latch - 3 Pack:

                          Horrible product. While my husband was installing them he broke one - that should've been our first clue how bad these were. Then a half hour later I went to open a cabinet, forgetting that they were on there, and we have another broken one on our hands. It's not like I'm the Hulk and have super strength, I literally opened the cabinet and it snapped off. Looks like the search continues...

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