Kiddy Guard: A Great Retractable Baby Gate
We went through a lot of baby gates - and most of them were big, ugly and clunky. Often, various pieces on them would get broken and we would have to get a new one. Then we found the Kiddy Guard gate. It is amazing because it rolls up and disappears when you're not using it! You can even use it on stairs and it fits openings up to 51 inches wide.
I agree. These things are the BEST. We have two (one at top of stairs, one at bottom), and they are different brands but work the same way. Especially when using them at the top of stairs, it is IMPORTANT TO PRESS AGAINST THE GATE after latching it, to lock it in place. Otherwise, it can give too much, and baby can fall down the stairs. Once it's properly locked, however, its' VERY secure and safe.