If you have child or pet at home it is better to use tall safety gate which stops baby climbing over it and keep the pet at a particular bay. You can get the tall safety gate in different opening and follow these steps before buying a baby gate. Measure the opening of the baby gate and if it is a staircase measure then measure the top and bottom of the stair. If it is being a doorway then measure between the walls and skirting boards for a perfect fit. There is also two types of gate like pressure mounted baby gate and hardware mounted baby gate where you will pressure mounted baby gate rely on pressure to stay in a place and the hardware mounted baby gate attaches to surrounding wall or door frame with screws. Hardware mounted baby gate takes longer time to install and it is ideal to install at top of the stair. You can use this gate for child between 6 to 36 months. These gates are used for indoor purpose and it is 20% taller than normal gates. The tall safety gate can be used for hallways, doorway and bottom of the stair. This gate offers you more protection and protects from dangerous stair.
Things to keep in mind
You can do easy access where you can pass through the gate easily. Hardware mounted gate swing in both the direction whereas some pressure mounted gate does not. Most of the gates will block a average doorway and is there is larger opening then you can use extension to block the doorway. It should also meet all safety standard and it should be certified by JPMA.
Things to avoid
Pressure mounted gates is not recommended to be used at the top of the stair and don't use old fashioned accordion style gate that open to form large diamond shaped gaps where a child's head can get stuck in this place. Avoid using gates that has footholds as it may encourage to climb over.
Tall safety gate features
The tall safety gate comes with material like wood, steel and net interior where metal is reliable is reliable and sturdy compared to others. There are safety gates with features like auto close, one or two way opening, slam shut, quick folding, EZY check indicator and more. Auto close feature has a easy to use automatic closing mechanism and has one way or two way opening mechanism where you can open the gate in one direction or both the direction. There EZY indicator which gives visual verification that gate is properly closed or not and it can be removed for storage. There is additional extension sold separately for wider spaces up to 111". This gate is ideal to keep to tall dogs in a restricted area as it can't jump over the gate. Currently, there are various models in gate that matches your interior of the house. There are gates with different brand like carlson, evenflo and more at a different price range.