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How to Install Pressure-Mounted Baby Gates

Do you want to put up secure baby gates in your home without putting holes in the wall? Here's the best way to do it.


  • : Failure to install your baby gates correctly could lead to serious injury or death. Always double check your work.
  • Step 1: Measure Measure the door frame or wall area where you want to install the baby gates.
  • Step 2: Purchase Purchase the appropriately-sized baby gates.
  • TIP: Look for a gate that's certified by the Juvenile Products Manufacturers' Association
  • Step 3: Mount Mount the gate between two strong surfaces.
  • TIP: Be sure to follow the manufacturer's instructions. Call the manufacturer directly if you have any questions.
  • Step 4: test Test the gate repeatedly to make sure that it works properly.
  • Step 5: Adjust Adjust as needed, and be sure to check on the gate regularly to make sure that it's working as it should.
  • FACT: Children between one and four years old have the highest rate of home injury death.

You Will Need

  • Baby gates
  • Tape measure

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