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    Quote Originally Posted by AceOfBase View Post
    I'm in a 2-storey home and we've just put up the one gate we had when DS1 was a baby and we were living in a single storey, that was about 10 years ago. It's a Dreambaby Hallway Security Gate and it's at the top of the stairs. It's good but the only challenge was that we've had to install it about 10cm from the ground as we have railings and needed a flat surface to secure the mounting cups.

    At the moment, we don't need the bottom secured. I'm happy with it so far, it's doing the job, but my advice is if you have railings and don't want to do this then take a trip to Bunnings or one of the baby stores and see what else is out there. Good luck
    We have the same gate and really like it. Our railing is flat so we were able to install it at ground level.

    You might be able to cable tie a thin strip of timber to your railing to give the mounting cups a flat surface if you need the gate at ground level in future.

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    Quote Originally Posted by JustJaq View Post
    It will probably come down to what will fit best in your space. I got two second hand extra tall First Years ones, and they've been good so far. They're pressure mounted. I recommend checking out Gumtree - just make sure they have all the bits.

    ETA. I also bought these because they were black, and i thought they would look a bit nicer in the house.
    @JustJaq how tall are the extra tall First Year ones? We'll want one that will keep our dog out of the nursery without having to close the door. He's an American Staffy, so medium to large in size. He's not a jumper, but I'd just feel more comfortable having a higher than usual baby gate.

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    anyone got any feedback on the Kmart gate? it's $49.

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    @HillDweller, at least up to my hip, but I'll measure for you.

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    Update @HillDweller, it's this one that we have.

    https://www.target.com.au/p/the-firs...-gate/44906276

    It says it's 36 inches high, which is 94 cm, so pretty high.

    For one of them, we had a really wide doorway, and needed lots of extension pieces, and it's still pretty stable.

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    Quote Originally Posted by babyno1onboard View Post
    We have the same gate and really like it. Our railing is flat so we were able to install it at ground level.

    You might be able to cable tie a thin strip of timber to your railing to give the mounting cups a flat surface if you need the gate at ground level in future.
    Thanks for the tip! I'm just monitoring it for now, it's only been a few days, but if I feel like I want it more secure in the future I will definitely try this. Thank you.

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    Quote Originally Posted by JustJaq View Post
    Update @HillDweller, it's this one that we have.

    https://www.target.com.au/p/the-firs...-gate/44906276

    It says it's 36 inches high, which is 94 cm, so pretty high.

    For one of them, we had a really wide doorway, and needed lots of extension pieces, and it's still pretty stable.
    @JustJaq oh brilliant, thanks so much, I think that will be perfect!

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    No worries. Did you see the second pic on that page is of a dog that's been locked out? Lol!

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    Quote Originally Posted by JustJaq View Post
    No worries. Did you see the second pic on that page is of a dog that's been locked out? Lol!
    Haha my brother has baby gates throughout his house, more than we do actually...no children for him though, it's for his 2 dogs!

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