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Protect By Munchkin Auto Close Metal Baby Gate

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Protect By Munchkin 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


  • What To Expect Moms-Love it Award (2015)

  • 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

    31068

    5.8 pounds

    30.4 x 29.3 x 1.8

    How to Get It


    • This item can be shipped to the entire United States including Alaska, Hawaii, and all U.S. territories including Puerto Rico
    • This item can also be shipped to APO/FPO addresses and to P.O. Boxes in all 50 states
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    Average Customer Rating:

    by PowerReviews
    Munchkin 1001332Protect By Munchkin Auto Close Metal Baby Gate
     
    4.1

    (based on 579 reviews)

    Ratings Distribution

    • 5 Stars

       

      (268)

    • 4 Stars

       

      (202)

    • 3 Stars

       

      (39)

    • 2 Stars

       

      (22)

    • 1 Stars

       

      (48)

    86%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Durable (388)
    • Easy to use (379)
    • Strong construction (295)
    • Lightweight (142)
    • Easily stowed (63)

    Cons

    • Poor quality (36)
    • Hard to use (35)
    • Squeaky hinges (17)
    • Loud (10)
    • Flimsy (9)

    Best Uses

    • Toddler (289)
    • Stairs (283)
    • Crawlers (279)
    • Infants (184)
    • Play area (153)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • First time parent (298), Parent of two or more children (143), Grandparent (55), Parent of multiples (twins etc) (22), Child care professional (7)

    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

    I was so pleased with the quality of these gates!

    By Ginger

    from Springfield MO

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Lightweight
    • Strong Construction
    • Sturdy

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about Munchkin 1001332 Protect By Munchkin Auto Close Metal Baby Gate:

        I had just thrown away two newly purchased "baby" gates I had purchased to keep my two cats in "their room" because the gates didn't fit correctly or adjust correctly and my cats just pushed them over and continued on their way! My salesperson at ToysRUs led me to these Munchkin gates. They went up easily, fit perfectly, adjusted tightly, and even gave me a gate to get in and out of the room without trying to step over the gate. They have made my life so much easier!

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        4.0

        Easy to put up gate!!!

        By Karebear

        from Amarillo ,tx

        About Me Parent of Two or More Children

        See all my reviews

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Lightweight
        • Strong Construction
        • Sturdy

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Crawlers
          • Infants
          • Play Area
          • Toddlers

          Comments about Munchkin 1001332 Protect By Munchkin Auto Close Metal Baby Gate:

          This gate was super easy to put up! This gate is really durable.

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          5.0

          I love this gate

          By Gayle

          from Memphis, TN

          About Me First Time Parent

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easily Stowed
          • Easy To Use
          • Lightweight
          • Sturdy

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Stairs
            • Toddlers

            Comments about Munchkin 1001332 Protect By Munchkin Auto Close Metal Baby Gate:

            I didn't have to nail it into the wall and it works great. I have stairs in my house so I bought two.

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            5.0

            Great safety gate

            By Matt Matt Mom

            from Michigan

            About Me First Time Parent

            See all my reviews

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • Strong Construction
            • Sturdy

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Crawlers

              Comments about Munchkin 1001332 Protect By Munchkin Auto Close Metal Baby Gate:

              The gate is easy to install and works really well. I have it up in two upstairs bedrooms and it easy to open and so nice not to have to worry about if you closed the gate or not because it automatically closes.

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              5.0

              I would buy this again

              By Marie

              from California

              Verified Buyer

              Comments about Munchkin 1001332 Protect By Munchkin Auto Close Metal Baby Gate:

              I love the fact that it's a automatic close

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              2.0

              Not easy to assemble

              By Ash

              from Superior, CO

              Verified Buyer

              Comments about Munchkin 1001332 Protect By Munchkin Auto Close Metal Baby Gate:

              It took a lot of time to assemble this gate. Like the auto shut option.

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              5.0

              Love these gates

              By Turbos mom

              from Overland park

              About Me Parent of Two or More Children

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • Strong Construction
              • Sturdy

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Crawlers
                • Infants
                • Play Area
                • Play Pen
                • Stairs
                • Toddlers

                Comments about Munchkin 1001332 Protect By Munchkin Auto Close Metal Baby Gate:

                Love how secured they are.. keeps my little one out of harms way..

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                4.0

                It does the job!

                By Karebear

                from Amarillo ,tx

                About Me Parent of Multiples (Twins etc)

                See all my reviews

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Use

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Crawlers
                  • Infants
                  • Toddlers

                  Comments about Munchkin 1001332 Protect By Munchkin Auto Close Metal Baby Gate:

                  This gate is good.

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                  4.0

                  Good baby gate

                  By Erin

                  from Ohio

                  About Me Parent of Two or More Children

                  See all my reviews

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Compact
                  • Strong Construction
                  • Sturdy

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Crawlers
                    • Stairs
                    • Toddlers

                    Comments about Munchkin 1001332 Protect By Munchkin Auto Close Metal Baby Gate:

                    I needed a gate to go at the top of my stairsto the side door in my kitchen. My kids aren't babies but they are always almost falling down the stairs. This is easy to install, really sturdy. I'm almost never disappointed with Munchkin products.

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                    5.0

                    Totally satisfied with this purchase

                    By aligunn

                    from Vancouver, WA

                    About Me Parent of Two or More Children

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Easy To Use
                    • Strong Construction
                    • Sturdy

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Stairs

                      Comments about Munchkin 1001332 Protect By Munchkin Auto Close Metal Baby Gate:

                      My husband and I bought two of these as we just moved into a two-story home and needed to baby proof the stairs. They happened to be buy one get one 40% off (the Munchkin brand gates) so that helped narrow down the selection. These are able to be screwed into the walls or pressure mounted. We opted to pressure mount them and they have been up over a week now with no issues. My oldest (6) can open them, but not my 3.5 year old, so that's helpful, too. (We have a one year old as well so these were purchased to protect him.)

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