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Munchkin Easy-Close Metal Gate

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Let’s face it--when baby becomes mobile, there are countless things for them to get into. The Munchkin Easy-Close Metal Gate closes on its own so when you’re chasing after your little one you don’t have to *also* worry about it being left open accidentally. One key feature is this gate doesn’t require drilling, making it super easy to install, and with it’s wide opening you won’t restrict the doorways of your home too much. It’s also tall enough that baby won’t be able to reach the childproof lock at the top any time soon.

The Catch: Some note that the latch starts to stick as time passes.

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LOVE: 46 NEUTRAL: 18
REGRET: 1 WANT: 70
    • Gwen M.
    • Danville, Pennsylvania

    My favorite gates! Easy to set up and look and work so much nicer than gates that require set up each use. I love the ease of walking through. Mar 23, 2017

  • Easy to use! No kids have escaped yet :) Feb 07, 2017

  • I need another of these! I keep it up at the nursery door for now. Easy to put together and it is super easy to open one handed. Jan 25, 2017

    • Caryn S.
    • United States of America

    Sturdy, works well, and my toddler hasn't figured out how to open it. Be careful not to put too much weight on it while opening the door so the gate doesn't loosen from the wall. Jan 09, 2017

  • Easy to open and study product. Have purchased them to block stairways Dec 27, 2016

    • Jen S.
    • Lawrence, Massachusetts

    It fits perfect but it is a little hard to open but I guess I'm Ok with that. Dec 21, 2016

  • Mount it, don't pressure mount it. My daughter has pulled it down on top of herself a number of times. Dec 01, 2016

  • Love this! Easy to work, my 4 year old can open it but it keeps 1 year old in. Kids are hard in it and it hasn't broke in 4 years Nov 15, 2016

  • Bought this gate when my little one became mobile. LOVE that it is adjustable to different door ways and love the latch method of it being more or less a gate door. Oct 17, 2016

    • Lita M.
    • Shamokin , New York

    works great to keep the pets out and baby in! Oct 07, 2016

  • It was slightly difficult at first to get up, but it's very easy to use. Oct 05, 2016

  • Very easy to set up, i didn't use the mounting setting. Sep 29, 2016

  • We have this gate and love it! The design is easy to use and to put up in your home Aug 16, 2016

  • Used this for a pet gate before baby arrived and now using for baby proofing. Love these gates. They're exactly what we needed! Jul 14, 2016

    • Kate A.
    • Boston, Massachusetts

    Once it is installed (a bit tricky) this gate is great! Looks nice and is sturdy. Apr 26, 2016

  • Great for stairs. We can still get through without having to take it down or step over it, and my 2 year old still hasn't figured out how to open it on his own! Apr 19, 2016

    • Star E.
    • Lake Luzerne, New York

    Easy to use. Vertical bars can't be climbed usually. Great for dogs too. U walk thru like a door. Mar 04, 2016

  • We have this gate on the door of our church nursery. It gets a lot of use and it's held up well over the past year and a half. Mar 03, 2016

    • Ashley R.
    • East Bridgewater, Massachusetts

    easy to install, nice and sturdy in the doorway. Im not afraid that it will fall under the weight of my son. Easy to open and close. Feb 23, 2016

  • Love how sturdy this gate is, also love the ease for an adult to open the gate! Feb 22, 2016

  • We have 3 of these for each level of our house and they work great! Jan 17, 2016

  • We have 3 of these for each level of our house and they work great! Jan 17, 2016

  • Decent gate. We use it at the bottom of our stairs. Jan 17, 2016

  • Great hate. Easy to install. Easy to open with one hand. Oct 07, 2015

  • Munchkin gates are by far the best. They hold up well, are easy to install, and are the easiest to use. Don't bother with other brands. Feb 24, 2015

    • Katie L.
    • United States of America

    We used this at the top of the stairs to our basement. It was screwed into the wall and I felt like it was very secure. I also liked having a door in the gate. Nov 09, 2014

  • A must have for the kitchen door! Keeps baby out when oven is on and in when I nned her close by while I prep food Oct 04, 2014

  • Prettier than those plastic gates. Remember to step over the floor piece! Pretty easy to open when holding baby. Jul 31, 2014

  • great gate easy to install Jul 29, 2014

  • Completely happy with this! Great height, wide door opening, easy to install, and self-closing May 14, 2014

  • The latch on the gate keeps sticking and gate slams into knees because it opens both ways! Yuck! Apr 02, 2014

    • Marla G.
    • United States of America

    Easy to install. Works great. Jan 31, 2014

  • Great for bottom of stairs and other doorways. Nov 01, 2013

  • liked this gate. Oct 11, 2013

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    • Gwen M.
    • Danville, Pennsylvania

    My favorite gates! Easy to set up and look and work so much nicer than gates that require set up each use. I love the ease of walking through. Mar 23, 2017

  • Easy to use! No kids have escaped yet :) Feb 07, 2017

  • I need another of these! I keep it up at the nursery door for now. Easy to put together and it is super easy to open one handed. Jan 25, 2017

    • Caryn S.
    • United States of America

    Sturdy, works well, and my toddler hasn't figured out how to open it. Be careful not to put too much weight on it while opening the door so the gate doesn't loosen from the wall. Jan 09, 2017

  • Easy to open and study product. Have purchased them to block stairways Dec 27, 2016

    • Jen S.
    • Lawrence, Massachusetts

    It fits perfect but it is a little hard to open but I guess I'm Ok with that. Dec 21, 2016

  • Mount it, don't pressure mount it. My daughter has pulled it down on top of herself a number of times. Dec 01, 2016

  • Love this! Easy to work, my 4 year old can open it but it keeps 1 year old in. Kids are hard in it and it hasn't broke in 4 years Nov 15, 2016

  • Bought this gate when my little one became mobile. LOVE that it is adjustable to different door ways and love the latch method of it being more or less a gate door. Oct 17, 2016

    • Lita M.
    • Shamokin , New York

    works great to keep the pets out and baby in! Oct 07, 2016

  • It was slightly difficult at first to get up, but it's very easy to use. Oct 05, 2016

  • Very easy to set up, i didn't use the mounting setting. Sep 29, 2016

  • We have this gate and love it! The design is easy to use and to put up in your home Aug 16, 2016

  • Used this for a pet gate before baby arrived and now using for baby proofing. Love these gates. They're exactly what we needed! Jul 14, 2016

    • Kate A.
    • Boston, Massachusetts

    Once it is installed (a bit tricky) this gate is great! Looks nice and is sturdy. Apr 26, 2016

  • Great for stairs. We can still get through without having to take it down or step over it, and my 2 year old still hasn't figured out how to open it on his own! Apr 19, 2016

    • Star E.
    • Lake Luzerne, New York

    Easy to use. Vertical bars can't be climbed usually. Great for dogs too. U walk thru like a door. Mar 04, 2016

  • We have this gate on the door of our church nursery. It gets a lot of use and it's held up well over the past year and a half. Mar 03, 2016

    • Ashley R.
    • East Bridgewater, Massachusetts

    easy to install, nice and sturdy in the doorway. Im not afraid that it will fall under the weight of my son. Easy to open and close. Feb 23, 2016

  • Love how sturdy this gate is, also love the ease for an adult to open the gate! Feb 22, 2016

  • We have 3 of these for each level of our house and they work great! Jan 17, 2016

  • We have 3 of these for each level of our house and they work great! Jan 17, 2016

  • Decent gate. We use it at the bottom of our stairs. Jan 17, 2016

  • Great hate. Easy to install. Easy to open with one hand. Oct 07, 2015

  • Munchkin gates are by far the best. They hold up well, are easy to install, and are the easiest to use. Don't bother with other brands. Feb 24, 2015

    • Katie L.
    • United States of America

    We used this at the top of the stairs to our basement. It was screwed into the wall and I felt like it was very secure. I also liked having a door in the gate. Nov 09, 2014

  • A must have for the kitchen door! Keeps baby out when oven is on and in when I nned her close by while I prep food Oct 04, 2014

  • Prettier than those plastic gates. Remember to step over the floor piece! Pretty easy to open when holding baby. Jul 31, 2014

  • great gate easy to install Jul 29, 2014

  • Completely happy with this! Great height, wide door opening, easy to install, and self-closing May 14, 2014

  • The latch on the gate keeps sticking and gate slams into knees because it opens both ways! Yuck! Apr 02, 2014

    • Marla G.
    • United States of America

    Easy to install. Works great. Jan 31, 2014

  • Great for bottom of stairs and other doorways. Nov 01, 2013

  • liked this gate. Oct 11, 2013

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