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    ITEM#: 11920376

    Keep young children and family pets within view or safely away from stairwells with the stairway special child gate by Cardinal Gates Child Safety. This durable gate is made from aluminum for long-lasting protection. It is available in either a black or a white finish.

    Secure the stairway special child gate inside a doorway or at the top or bottom of a stairwell. The gate expands to fit the task at hand, covering everything from narrow 27" opening on through a 42.5 inches wide ide hallway. Move the gate freely from one area of the house to another, as often as needed.

    • Gate protects children by keeping them safely away from hallways and dangerous stairwells
    • Durable aluminum construction
    • Black or white finish
    • Gate measures 29.5 inches high ; fits opening from 27" to 42.5 inches wide


    Material Aluminum
    Gate Type Stairs
    Dimensions 29.5 inches high x 27 inches - 42.5 inches wide
    Warranty 1 year Manufacturer
    Model Number SS30A-C
    Country of Origin China

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    • Most Recent

    • Great gate poor presentation

      Arrived with a ripped open box, 2 bent rungs, and no directions. We looked up assembly and installation directions online and it was easy to do both. The gate functions well and is much sturdier than plastic gates for the top of our staircase.

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    • Great gate!

      This gate is great! It's even adult proof. Most of my guests can't get in or out.

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    • Child Gate

      Sorry I bought this. No one can open the lock. Rusted.

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    • Easy Install + Great solution!

      Wonderful product! I have a landing that is not even it has solved my problem and is set at an angle. I have purchased two for the top of stairs and love the fact that this gate does not have a lower bar on the bottom (flushed to the floor) which is a trip hazard with other products which I have used in the past.

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    • the BEST gate you can buy

      Cardinal Gates are just the best. Sturdy, easy open, yet secure enough to stay closed until you want it matter how much jiggling is done to it. Has NOT been child tested here...only dogs and a pig.

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    • Most Helpful

    • Very Sturdy Gate

      This gate is very sleek and sturdy. It took a bit of time to figure out how to put it up, but I'll admit my husband put one piece on upside down... After that it went much more smoothly. However, ours does not close automatically. It is very secure once closed and our nephew gave up trying to push it down (like the one from another brand in his house) after a few minutes. There is a strange latch on top. You must lift up both small sides and then left the entire gate. It takes 2 seconds and I was able to do it while holding my 6 month old without a problem. However once we get it leveled properly and it closes by itself, perhaps we will not need to lift the gate up. I would definitely recommend this gate because obviously if you aren't the handiest person in the world, and it's not perfectly aligned to close automatically, you can feel secure that the child is not getting through. Another learn from my hubby's mistake...make sure you really drill 6 inches from the floor. we thought this strange at first because it was obvious a child could squeeze under it (we used my nephew as a guinea pig). But once the door is attached PROPERLY, there is not enough room for a child to fit under. Don't make our mistake of drilling 3 inches above the ground only to then have to take it out and drill as directed.

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    • Good Gate

      The gate is as described. I need it to separate my dogs in the hallway. They are unable to work the latch and the gate will not lift if they try to get under it. The package arrived without instructions, but Prince Charming was able to figure it out. I wish it came in left or right swing so it will open either way flat against the wall but we were able to customize it with a shim. It is the most functional, least ugly gate I have seen that fit my needs out of the box. Thank you.

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    • Nice sturdy gate!

      After my husband installed this gate on our unusually steep flight of stairs, I couldn't have been more pleased! My 8 month old can now roam the hallway whenever she pleases. I also really appreciate the lock mechanism, it works great for my grandmother who has arthritis. I would buy this item again.

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    • Pretty much what I expected...

      This gate is great. Only negative I found was the latching system is not smooth.

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    • Great gate. Have to get used to the latch

      I'm very happy with this gate. The latch is definitely different than any I've ever used. However, some of my family members have arthritis in their hands so this latch is nice because they don't have to squeeze anything to open it. If you have round banisters poles you'll need the banister attachment kits in order to install. There's no metal bar running across the bottom for my daughter to trip on which makes it a plus. For easiest opening make sure it's level.

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    Questions & Answers

    • what item number are the round clamps? What manufacturer's item number? can you be more specific?

      • Hello love2yoga, the Square Cardinal Gates Clamp are model number SC-C. I hope this info helps! Thanks for shopping with us.

    • Does this gate come with the necessary hardware to attach one side to a wooden banister? The picture with the little girl sitting in front of the gate shows such a mechanism, but I just wanted to be sure that this is included. Also, would it work on a rounded banister rather than a square one like the one shown? Thanks!

      • Hello JenniferErinn. The mounting hardware to the post is sold separately from the gate. You can purchase the round clamps for the banister directly from the manufacture. Please let us know if you have any further questions.

    • Why did you choose this product?

      • Product allows for angled installation and no trip hazard for the top of the stairs.

      • Need a gate that can be installed at angle

      • looked to be just what I wanted, no bar to step over.

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    • Hi, is this gate suitable for outdoor usage? Will it rust or damage under frequent exposure to sunlight and rain

      • Hello D_D, this is not suggested for outdoor use. Thank you for shopping with us!

    • Will this gate work if the bannisters at the top of the stairs are uneven? Another words if the gate needs to be attached at an angle will it still work and function correctly?

      • Hello nit96, it depends on how steep the angle is, but if it is a slight angle it should still work fine. Thanks for shopping with us!

    • Is this product manufactured in the United States?

      • Hello rlk7904, This "Stairway Special Child Gate" is made in China. Thank you for shopping; have a great day!

    • Does extra extensions and hardware mounts included with gate?

      • Hello 90chevy, This item the hardware that comes with the gate includes a stop bracket (optional to use) that prevents the gate from opening in the direction of your choice. The hinge may be mounted on left or right— your choice but both sides (hinge side & latch side) must be wall-mounted with hardware. Additional extensions and hardware are available in separate items. See item # 11970110. Thank you for shopping with us.

    • i need a baby gate that can attatch to a regular sheetrock wall on one side and clamp to a 1 inch diameter railing on the other side...does this "top of stair" gate have this capability?

    • can this open either direction and hinge on both right or left. I need hinge on right and swing away from me if standing with hinge on right.

      • This gate does swing open in either direction. The hardware that comes with the gate includes a stop bracket (optional to use) that prevents the gate from opening in the direction of your choice. The hinge may be mounted on left or right— your choice but both sides (hinge side & latch side) must be wall-mounted with hardware.

    • Are there extensions for this gate?

      • There are not extensions for this gate, but it can fit areas between 27 and 42.5 inches wide.

    • What brand is this? Is there a metal bannister kit so that I can attach the gate to our stair bannisters without drilling?

      • We are unable to disclose the manufacturer of some of our products. However, stands behind every product we sell. When necessary, we can contact suppliers if a product issue arises. Unfortunately, this item does not come with a metal banister kit.

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