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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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    • This item will ship by itself


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    Average Customer Rating:

    by PowerReviews
    Munchkin 1001332Protect By Munchkin Auto Close Metal Baby Gate
     
    4.0

    (based on 549 reviews)

    Ratings Distribution

    • 5 Stars

       

      (248)

    • 4 Stars

       

      (195)

    • 3 Stars

       

      (37)

    • 2 Stars

       

      (21)

    • 1 Stars

       

      (48)

    86%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Durable (368)
    • Easy to use (357)
    • Strong construction (276)
    • Lightweight (137)
    • Easily stowed (60)

    Cons

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

    Best Uses

    • Toddler (277)
    • Stairs (272)
    • Crawlers (265)
    • Infants (175)
    • Play area (142)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • First time parent (286), Parent of two or more children (135), Grandparent (53), Parent of multiples (twins etc) (20), Child care professional (6)

    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 would recomend

    By Eastwood

    from Kissimme

    About Me First Time Parent

    See all my reviews

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easily Stowed
    • Easy To Use

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Crawlers
      • Infants

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

      It's perfect for keep my baby out of the kitchen

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      5.0

      I would buy this item again

      By LoriH

      from Riverivew , Fl

      About Me Parent of Two or More Children

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Strong Construction
      • Sturdy

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Toddlers

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

        My only regret is I did not get this wonderful safety gate sooner. Love it. Installs easy and quick and gives me a sense of safety for my Exceptional needs child.

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        4.0

        Great Gate

        By ewink

        from Lindenwold,NJ

        About Me First Time Parent

        See all my reviews

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Crawlers
          • Infants
          • Play Area
          • Stairs
          • Toddlers

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

          This is a great product!! This gate helps keep my 9 month old where she needs to be and out of danger. I also like that is close right behind you so you don't have to worry if that gate is close. I would strongly recommend this product to moms with very busy infants and toddlers.

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          5.0

          Great

          By KAM

          from Mass

          About Me Parent of Two or More Children

          See all my reviews

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Use
          • Strong Construction
          • Sturdy

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Crawlers
            • Infants
            • Play Area
            • Stairs
            • Toddlers

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

            These gates are so easy to install and they auto close no matter what direction you open them. It's very sturdy and secure but still easy enough for my six year old to open.

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            4.0

            child gate

            By grandma

            from little silver nj

            About Me Grandparent

            See all my reviews

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • Strong Construction
            • Sturdy

            Cons

            • directions to install were bad, small pictures

            Best Uses

            • Stairs
            • Toddlers

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

            wanted a tension gate so as not to put holes in the wall. easy to use. since it's at grandma's house, and not in use all the time, I wish there was a way to keep it open.. I have to prop it for now.

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            5.0

            I love this product.

            By Royce the Papa Bear

            from Troy, MI

            About Me First Time Parent

            See all my reviews

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • Strong Construction
            • Sturdy

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Infants
              • Stairs
              • Toddlers

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

              As our infant child continues to get more mobile, it was important to have a product to prevent him from venturing down into the basement. The auto close feature on this gate takes away the worry of whether or not you remembered to put a gate back up.

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              4.0

              Nice gate

              By Mona1221

              from Cleveland

              About Me First Time Parent

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Use

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Play Area
                • Stairs

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

                Easy to install, easy to use!

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                3.0

                Like it!

                By Munchkin gate

                from Redwood City

                About Me Parent of Two or More Children

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Use
                • Strong Construction

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Crawlers
                  • Play Area
                  • Stairs

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

                  I bought it three years ago, and it recently broke. So, I bought it again. It automatically closes and locks, so I like it.

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                  1.0

                  I would not buy this product from babies r us again

                  By Cooper's mom

                  from Mableton, GA

                  About Me First Time Parent

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Strong Construction

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Crawlers
                    • Infants
                    • Play Area
                    • Stairs
                    • Toddlers

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

                    The first gate was broken and the parts were in a zip lock bag. The second gate was used, scratched, stained, and bent.

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                    5.0

                    #1 baby gate

                    By Mathew

                    from Long Island, NY

                    About Me First Time Parent

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Easily Stowed
                    • Easy To Use
                    • Lightweight
                    • 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:

                      Our daughter is at the age of pulling herself up to stand and crawling around and touching everything she's not meant to. We purchased this gate to put on the living room to stop her going into the kitchen etc. This is a strong sturdy gate she pulls herself up and shakes it but it stays in its place which we love. The self closing feature is great especially if you have your hands full!

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