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Protect By Munchkin 29.5-38 inch Auto Close Metal Baby Gate

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Protect By Munchkin 29.5-38 inch Auto Close Metal Baby Gate - Munchkin  - Babies"R"Us
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As the gatekeeper of your family's safety, you deserve to enjoy a little peace of mind. That's why the Munchkin Auto-Close Gate features a unique, gravity-fed hinge that closes and secures the latch automatically. Simply release the handle and the gate closes and locks by itself. This all-steel gate features a double-locking mechanism at the top to keep the gate securely closed. The extra-wide 21.5" walkthrough makes getting in and out easy, and the door opens both ways for extra versatility. Two included extensions allow you to expand the gate to fit wider openings.

Dimensions: 29.5 - 38"W x 29.5"H

Features


Extra-wide 21.5" walkthrough


The Deco Gate features an extra-wide 21.5" walkthrough that allows for easy entry and exit.


Double-locking handle


The double-locking system on the handle is easy for an adult to operate and difficult for a child.


It closes by itself!


The Auto-Close Gate features a unique gravity-fed hinge that closes the gate automatically. Simply release the handle and the gate will close and lock from virtually any open position.


Use it anywhere


This versatile gate can be used almost anywhere in your home - at the top or bottom of the stairs, between rooms or in a play room.


Heavy-duty materials


This gate's steel construction ensures that it's tough enough to stand the test of time. The striking white color scheme offers a stylish look to any room.


Includes 2 extensions


The Auto-Close Gate includes 2 extensions that expand the span of the gate to accommodate wider openings.

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Product Description

The Protect by Munchkin Auto-Close Safety Gate has a unique gravity-fed hinge that automatically closes the gate 100% of the time because sometimes you even forget to close the garage door. Double locking mechanism on handle is easy for adults to use, but difficult for toddlers and young children. U-shaped steel powerframe keeps gate securely in place while an extra wide walkthrough allows for easy in and out access. The gate is approved for use at top of stairs, bottom of stairs, and between rooms for maximum versatility. This pressure fit gate also includes hardware for extra safety. Gate is 29.5" tall and fits openings up to 37.5" wide (includes 2 extensions). Gate is capable of expanding to 54" with additional extensions. Suitable for use with children from 6 months up to 24 months of age.

Features

  • Fits openings 29.5"-37.5" wide, 29.5" tall. Includes 2 extensions
  • Approved for use at top of stairs, doorways and other openings

Additional Info

514428

DDB1153F

735282310683

31078001

14.4 pounds

29.9 x 28.6 x 1.9

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Average Customer Rating:

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Munchkin 1001332Protect By Munchkin 29.5-38 inch Auto Close Metal Baby Gate
 
4.1

(based on 768 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (375)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (258)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (54)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (25)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (56)

88%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Durable (521)
  • Easy to use (517)
  • Strong construction (409)
  • Lightweight (196)
  • Compact (88)

Cons

  • Hard to use (49)
  • Poor quality (45)
  • Squeaky hinges (24)
  • Flimsy (13)
  • Loud (11)

Best Uses

  • Crawlers (393)
  • Toddler (392)
  • Stairs (390)
  • Infants (251)
  • Play area (217)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • First time parent (404), Parent of two or more children (199), Grandparent (68), Parent of multiples (twins etc) (28), Child care professional (9)

Most Helpful Positive Review

 

Simple to use.Slightly tricky to install

Pros
+ Automatic closing system works extremely well
+ Feels very sturdy even with extensions
+ Gate release mechanism is secure yet simple to use.
+ Comes with both pressure...Read complete review

Pros
+ Automatic closing system works extremely well
+ Feels very sturdy even with extensions
+ Gate release mechanism is secure yet simple to use.
+ Comes with both pressure mount and screw in mounts
+ Gate opens in both directions (in & out)

Cons
- Lower cross bar can be a tripping hazard
- Installation can be tricky if not thought through

Installation
The instructions that come with gate are simple to follow. However, I think the list of tools for installation should also include a rubber mallet or a hammer. As other reviewers have pointed out removing the lower plastic plugs can be difficult. The way I removed the plugs was to pry out the plugs with a flat head screw driver just a little (as shown in the instructions). I then removed the plug by positioning the head of the screw driver under the exposed lip of the plug and gently tapped it with a rubber mallet (similar motion to chiseling wood). Be sure to use a wide flat head screw driver and tap, don't hammer. My plugs refused to come out only by prying but popped out with little effort when using the screwdriver/mallet method. I also used the rubber mallet to install the extension bars onto the extension plugs. The rest of the installation took all of 5 minutes.

Use
The auto close feature of this gate is terrific. The simplicity of the design makes it pretty much fool proof.

The latch mechanism is also excellent. Simply unlatch with your thumb, lift, and push or pull. The amount of force to open the gate is mildly stiff but any adult should be able to easily operate this gate. When allowed to slam this gate is quite noisey. If your child is extremely sensitive to noise when sleeping this gate is nearly impossible to close completely silently but the noise is minimal with a little effort.

The mounting system and gate feels very solid. Even as an adult I find that yanking on it creates very little flex.

VS

Most Helpful Critical Review

 

Terrible Assembly

My wife purchased three of these gates. The assembly process requires you to remove four plugs from the corners of the gate, the top two are not an issue, but the bottom two...Read complete review

My wife purchased three of these gates. The assembly process requires you to remove four plugs from the corners of the gate, the top two are not an issue, but the bottom two are not the same story. With some prying I was able to the the plugs out of two of the three, but was not able to remove the plugs from the third. Even spraying WD-40 on the plugs was not enough to get them out. It strikes me as odd that these plugs are even located in the gate when you open the box anyways as they could be packaged with the rest of the assembly items. If the manufacturer insists on including them in the gate for shipment, the plug should at least be modified so you can get enough leverage to pull them out. For [$] it should be pretty easy to get together.Can't recommend due to the hassle of assembly.

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5.0

Fantastic

By Happy momma

from Collierville TN

About Me First Time Parent

See all my reviews

Verified Buyer

Comments about Munchkin 1001332 Protect By Munchkin 29.5-38 inch Auto Close Metal Baby Gate:

Worked great! Swings shut and is very sturdy! Just wish it would fit in openings up to 50"! Would buy this again in a heartbeat

 
1.0

Horrible

By Single momma

from El Paso, TX

About Me Parent of Two or More Children

See all my reviews

Verified Buyer

Pros

    Cons

    • Poor Construction

    Best Uses

      Comments about Munchkin 1001332 Protect By Munchkin 29.5-38 inch Auto Close Metal Baby Gate:

      Difficult and hard to put together. Bolts don't screw into the actually gate making it unsturdy. Instructions say the gap will close when properly put together but ot still does not. Too expensive for abproduct that doesn't work. Ot can barely keep a small puppy in the kitchen, it will not work for a baby or toddler.

       
      4.0

      Very convenient product

      By Allie

      from RI

      About Me Parent of Multiples (Twins etc)

      See all my reviews

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Strong Construction
      • Sturdy

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Crawlers
        • Play Area
        • Toddlers

        Comments about Munchkin 1001332 Protect By Munchkin 29.5-38 inch Auto Close Metal Baby Gate:

        I have 3 kids under 3 - one year old twins toddling around and a 2.5 year old. I bought this product to block off a hallway so that everyone could stay in a visual area during play time. It works great for the twins butmy 2.5 year old is able to open it and get through. If you're getting it for older kids it may not be the best. I like that it automatically closes but would like an option to leave it locked open also. Overall good.

         
        5.0

        Great quality babygate!

        By Momma of 2

        from Danbury, CT

        About Me Parent of Two or More Children

        See all my reviews

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Strong Construction

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Play Area

          Comments about Munchkin 1001332 Protect By Munchkin 29.5-38 inch Auto Close Metal Baby Gate:

          This is a wonderful quality babygate for a great price. It's very secure using the pressure mount setting so I don't even have to drill it in, although that's an option with this gate as well if you prefer to mount it that way.

           
          4.0

          I would recommend this gate for sure!

          By MomX4

          from Levittown PA

          See all my reviews

          Verified Buyer

          Comments about Munchkin 1001332 Protect By Munchkin 29.5-38 inch Auto Close Metal Baby Gate:

          My 6 year old can open it so that may give an idea of its ease of use. My husband struggled with it for a while, but as with many things the 6 yr old helped him figure it out :) I love the auto close feature. Trying to train a household to close it behind them is not an issue since it closes itself.

           
          5.0

          I would buy this product again and again

          By Espinal04

          from Queens ,ny

          About Me Parent of Two or More Children

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Compact
          • Easily Stowed
          • Easy To Use
          • Lightweight
          • Strong Construction
          • Sturdy

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Infants
            • Play Area
            • Play Pen
            • Stairs

            Comments about Munchkin 1001332 Protect By Munchkin 29.5-38 inch Auto Close Metal Baby Gate:

            Very ser flying, nicess to open , and nice to intalar

             
            5.0

            Great Baby Gate

            By Charleen

            from Mira Loma

            See all my reviews

            Verified Buyer

            Comments about Munchkin 1001332 Protect By Munchkin 29.5-38 inch Auto Close Metal Baby Gate:

            We use this gate to block the stairs, works perfectly.

             
            4.0

            Would buy again

            By Aks

            from Hackettstown New Jersey

            About Me First Time Parent

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Compact
            • Easily Stowed
            • Easy To Use
            • Lightweight
            • Sturdy

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Toddlers

              Comments about Munchkin 1001332 Protect By Munchkin 29.5-38 inch Auto Close Metal Baby Gate:

              Easily installed

               
              5.0

              I would recommend it.

              By Valued

              from undisclosed

              Verified Buyer

              Comments about Munchkin 1001332 Protect By Munchkin 29.5-38 inch Auto Close Metal Baby Gate:

              I am using this as a pet door. Looks very nice in my house. Only problem is I wasn't able to completely lock the door. It closes fine just cannot get the lock to lock. My niece has two of these gates and has had them for years. Hers lock, so what am i doing wrong.

               
              5.0

              I would buy this again, I already have 4

              By Lois

              from Buckeye, AZ

              About Me Parent of Two or More Children

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • Strong Construction

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Munchkin 1001332 Protect By Munchkin 29.5-38 inch Auto Close Metal Baby Gate:

                  This product is so easy to install and it works really well

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