If you are worried about a child safety gate messing up the aesthetics of your home than you should realize that there are plenty of wood child safety gate options available.

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Safety 1st has traditionally been one of the most trusted names in baby products. They are not just economical but often put their baby proofing products through additional testing to ensure that they uphold what their name entails.

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If you have a retractable gate, than it will provide parents with a specific ease of use that will ensure it is used. When parents find that anything they use for baby proofing causes them too much discomfort or annoyance they will systematically stop using them.

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The first thing to do is find two hard wood and stable anchor points. It is not recommended to use the handrail for an anchor. Most child proofing professionals actually prefer that trim be used. If you are anchoring it into drywall than make sure to use hardware specifically designed for drywall. Make a level point where the screws will be inserted and make sure that it is no more than 2 inches off the ground at the top step.

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Evenflo has been a leading manufacturer of everything for baby for over a decade. They continue to surpass safety measures as well as offer consumers a great price on quality products. It goes without saying that there it is probably every family has at least one or two items in their home or nursery made by evenflo. When it comes to child safety gate not only do they make an exceptional product, they offer a great price.
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If you are searching for an extra wide child safety gate for your home, there are few pointers you should look for before purchasing. They are not all created equal! Some are made so long that they become wobbly in the middle.
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Installing a child safety gate near stairs is something that every parent should do. It is vital to understand that the stairs pose thousands of injuries to children and some of them are fatal! Children love to play on the stairs and it is commonplace for them to try to scoot down them or climb up them unattended.

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The best child safety gates for stairs are any that can be permanently installed. You should install the child proofing hardware into the trim or hard wood rather than the drywall and make sure that they are secure. Take care to install them no more than 1-2 inches off the floor, and purchase extra high gates for stair areas if you plan to use them for a long time.

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The stairs naturally cause many parents to feel concerned especially when their children are very young and not coordinated! As easy as it may seem to throw up a safety gate, you are advised strongly, to never install a pressure mounted gate at stairways.

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Which comes first the pet or the child? In most homes, pets exist long before children do and for this reason, many parents use safety gates for their toddlers that they had used in the past for their pets. The reason this isn’t advised is because the gates for pets are not designed with as much safety in mind.
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If you are looking for a gate, than you must take a look at the new and improved center gateway child safety gate selection on the internet. They come in all sorts of finishes and have a tubular design that is lightweight and sturdy. In addition to that, you can order extension kits to add on to the size of your standard gate.
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You may think that the entrance ways and doorways in your home are too large to accommodate a childproofing safety gate. But you are wrong! An extra wide child safety gate is not a hard thing to find these days and by searching for your dimension, you will be able to find them online and in stores.

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One of the most common mistakes that parents make is installing a spring tension children safety gate at the top of stairways. They may do this so that it is not permanent, or they may do this because they don’t know any better, but this is the leading cause of accidents that involve falling down stairs.
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Homes today are built much larger and with lots of open areas. Many families have one large room that doubles as the kitchen, living room, dining room and family room. This can make installing safety gates very difficult because there are few that will be wide enough to accommodate the entrance.
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How many times have you unbuckled a screaming baby on your street so you could soothe them? Have you ever answered the phone while a child or baby in your home was taking a bath? Do you use the harness straps in your high chair at all times?

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Your baby’s safety is of the utmost importance. They are too young to take care of themselves or realize the everyday dangers that exist in their world. As a parent it is important to put baby safety first; before all other things. Sometimes it is easy to think of something and put it off till later but when comes to child proofing; you should do it right away.

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Baby safety gates can be a lifesaver. Imagine your walking baby strolling down the hall after a bath and headed right towards the stairs. Unfortunately you are still bathing your 4 year old and can’t get after her. Then you hear the screams and tumble as she falls down the steps. All of this can be prevented with the use of a baby safety gate. Now you are on your way to the ER with two children; one of whom could be seriously injured.
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I know what you are thinking; why in the world do I have to spend time childproofing a baby safety gate when they are supposed to already be safe. The truth is that there are many gates out there that are not that safe and that in fact can lead to more potential dangers for your baby.

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You have probably by now decided that you need baby safety gates around your home to keep your child safe. The problem is that one visit to the store or online and you see that there are hundreds of different kinds to choose from. Which one is best? Which one do you need? Where is the best place to use a safety gate? The questions are endless and since safety is your priority it is time to become informed!
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If you are purchasing gates for main thoroughfares in your home, make sure they are easy to use. Purchasing an installed gate that has a swing open feature will ensure that you use it more often and with regularity. You don’t want to be forced to step over gates because this can be a safety hazard to you! For those areas around the home that only require temporary fixes, the spring mounted or pressure baby safety gates will be just fine.

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Plan on where you will use the gate. Hardware-mounted baby safety gates cannot be dislodged completely and pressure-mounted ones can easily be removed. This is why a hardware-mounted gate is so important at the top of stairwells. If the area is less hazardous, you can use a pressure mounted baby safety gate.
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With busy babies crawling all around, you probably have one or more safety gates that you’re closing and opening every time you turn around. Baby safety gates make it easier to have baby around you and it makes it easier for pets to be kept away from baby when he or she is playing on the floor. Safety gates are perfect for babies at the age of six months to two years and shouldn’t be used for children older than that.
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Pressure mounted gates tend to be easier to install and rely on pressure between the two surfaces the gate stretches between. There is generally two panels that can be slid back and forth to increase or decrease the length of the child safety gate and the panels are removed or slid from side to side in order to pass through them. There is a pressure bar that affixes the gate to the wall via a pressure/spring mechanism.
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During the summer it is lovely to be outside.  You don’t want to be stuck indoors while everyone else is swimming at a pool or lake because you are afraid of keeping track of your toddler.  Water can be dangerous.  The large baby safety gates that come in panels are exceptional measures for keeping kids away from the pool side and allow you to enjoy the weather and watch older kids.
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If you are reading this, chances are NOW is the right time to begin using baby safety gates.  Even if your baby is just now crawling, baby gates can keep them out of all sorts of trouble.  You would not believe how fast a moving baby can get into trouble.  One minute they are peaceful on the living room floor and the next they are fumbling through cleaners under the kitchen sink.  Think long term.  Any areas that will always be unsafe are the perfect place to install mounted safety gates.  This affix to the door framework and can’t be easily removed.
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Take it from a person with several children.  A baby on the go is not always an easy endeavor.  Taking them to softball games, play dates, friend’s house or functions that involve endless areas of non-baby proofed space can turn into a big headache.  Sometimes it is just easier to stay home then to go out.  There is something that can help and it may not be what you think.
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Long before your baby can walk you will begin to look for ways to keep him out of certain dangerous areas around the home. A safety gate can certainly be an effective way to keeping him out of a cleaning closet or bathroom, and from falling down a hazardous flight of stairs. The good news is that these are easy to find, easy to use, and easy to install in the home. Baby safety gates come in either a hardware mountable design or a spring pressure loaded design.

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