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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.
Manufacturer #: 31078001
Product Weight:14.5 pounds
Product Dimensions (in inches):30.0 x 29.0 x 1.7
Average Customer Rating:
(based on 783 reviews)
of respondents would recommend this to a friend.
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 throughInstallationThe 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.UseThe 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.
Most Helpful Critical 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...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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We love this gate!
from San Antonio
About Me Parent of Two or More Children
Comments about Munchkin 1001332 Protect By Munchkin 29.5-38 inch Auto Close Metal Baby Gate:
We have 2 other gates also purchased from BRU. We like them, but this one is the best! No worries about accidentally leaving it open. Easy to open for adults one-handed, impossible for my toddler. Very sturdy. Wanted same one for another area, but wider.
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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Awesome well made gate!
from Jackson, MI
Love this gate! This was a replacement for a previous gate of the same type. Given that we have this hard installed in a high traffic area, after a couple of years the auto-close feature does stop working. This is a problem as we use the gate to keep our dog out of the kitchen. It was easy to replace at Toys R Us since they seem to carry it permanently. We love the ease of hard mounting it and are very pleased with our purchase.
Would buy again in a heartbeat
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I own several. Keeps the dogs from going where they are not allowed
from Kingston ,Pa
Easy to install and use
Baby Gate For Grown-Ups
By Mike the Runner
from Alexandria, VA
About Me First Time Parent
We have 3 now to block off the stairs from the baby. They work very well and are incredibly easy to install (no tools required) and are cat friendly. The gate can be left ajar as well for when the baby is asleep/not at home so you're not constantly opening and closing it. I would highly recommend, especially if you have a number of floors and staircases.
from webster ma
Easy to assemble, works good to keep kids and dogs in the room. older kids still able to open it easily.
Exactly what we wanted
Easy installation, tho we haven't had the kids "test" it yet, it seems rock solid
I really like this product
By A Rebel
from Las Vegas NV
Easy to put together! Easy to put up! Love that it latches itself after we go through. Love that I could pressure mount it. Wish they would put at least some extra parts in the box...even at 38 inches (max is 40) it wasn't secure and we had to get an extension piece.
By NIKKI Z
We bought this product in store and it turned out great. I wasn't sure if it would work but it's more sturdy than the Regalo gate. The bars are much thicker. When my daughter shakes it, it doesn't come off. High quality gate! We didn't even have to drill any holes. I definitely recommend this!! Very easy set-up.
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Would buy again
By Mom of one
from North Canton, Ohio
These work really well. Once and awhile they will stick before opening, but no complaints overall.
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