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34"H Expandable Freestanding Mesh Pet Gate is rated 4.7 out of 5 by 1006.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great purchase! We bought this gate to contain our five cats to one wing of the house. It's a very pretty gate and also very sturdy. You definitely get your money's worth. The ONLY problem is that one of our cats is a jumper, and I thought for sure that 42 inches was high enough. No such luck. But at least the other four have no desire to jump it. Very glad I made this purchase.
Date published: 2017-07-31
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Beautifully Made Gate We purchased this gate to keep our dogs food and water bowls away from our new grandchild as she is crawling around the house. It works great for a wide area and the stand alone feature is the only thing that would have worked in our home. It looks and works great!
Date published: 2017-07-20
Rated 4 out of 5 by from good enough, but. . . Overall, the 34in. High Expandable Freestanding Mesh Pet Gate does what it's supposed to do. My rabbit can't jump over it the way she did over the 22 inch gate. The gate is heavy--the specs say it's 47 pounds. The weight is unevenly distributed so it leans significantly on medium-pile carpet that has a normal pad. The whole structure rocks when the door opens and closes, so the top of it bumps the wall if the base is within an inch and a half of it. It may or may not become more stable after the carpet flattens. The top hinge was bent when the gate was delivered. It's not clear if it was damaged during manufacture or afterward. The most obvious sign of this was that the door doesn't meet the door frame uniformly (from top to bottom). If you purchase it, that's the first thing that I would check.
Date published: 2017-07-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from One of our best purchases ever! The perfect pet barrier for our Morkie. No more issue with going into rooms that she does not belong! We have 2 barriers...stylish and functional.
Date published: 2017-07-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from beautiful pet gate This pet gate is even nicer than it looked in the picture. I have it at my dining room entrance. It's the perfect gate for a more formal room. It's sturdy, functional, and looks awesome! Another great purchase from Frontgate!!
Date published: 2017-07-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love these Replaced our white tension gates with these prior to a large family gathering. Elegant and attractive, they got many compliments, and they work well and were easy to set up. Highly recommend!
Date published: 2017-07-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from great dog gate We got this gate to put between the living room which is also the main entry and the kitchen/rest of the house so the dogs cannot jump on visitors, lay on the couches, etc. It is a beautiful gate and our 60 lb dogs have not been able to jump over or push it out of the way. So happy we found this product!
Date published: 2017-06-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Exquisite Design I was so happy to see the gate for our puppies. It fits perfectly in our doorway between our living room and dining room. It is well built and sturdy, the design compliments our house.
Date published: 2017-06-29
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Resort Towels I love the towels for about 12 months and then they start to come apart. Just bought more recently to replace some bought last year. Wish this didn't happen.
Date published: 2017-06-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Beauty meets functionality Not thrilled with the look of having gates in my home to keep my puppy safe, however this gate is good looking, great quality and functional! Highly recommend!
Date published: 2017-06-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Mesh Pet Barrier I bought three of the mesh pet freestanding barriers several years ago. I have 4 dogs and don't want them in all my rooms. I love them so much that I recently bought several for my second home in Florida. They are very well made and stylish. I like the idea that they are freestanding and can be easily moved and won't ruin my walls.
Date published: 2017-06-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love this Gate I have the smaller version. But my Boston Terrier puppy kept jumping over it. She can't jump over now !!This one is perfect. It doesn't look like a doggie gate, and fits in with my decor. Plus the ability to open the inner gate to pass through vs having to jump over it myself or moving it to pass by - wow perfect !
Date published: 2017-06-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Wonderful pet management tool This is a beautiful, well crafted pet gate. It is sturdy and the easy opening/self closing system is a wonderful feature. I would highly recommend this item.
Date published: 2017-06-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love this gate We have two small dogs and multiple kids.. This gate is excellent.. Keeps the dogs out of the living room and is very sturdy. Also looks very nice instead of the ugly plastic gates I have seen. Easy to clean and kids are able to walk into living room without having to unhook it. But this gate. Its great!
Date published: 2017-06-06
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Extremely disappointed Gate came with a hole in it and was only given $24 off or the responsibility to pack it up and send it back for exchange... I needed the gate when I got it and didn't have the time to mess with exchange....the customer service wasn't very concerned...originally they wanted to give me less than that, I had to fight for the $24!
Date published: 2017-06-06
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Disappointing The gate itself is beautiful and seems sturdy... however I have no idea how it will actually hold up because Frontgate did not include the required hardware to put the gate together and I still haven't received it. I've been horribly disappointed in Frontgate's customer service!
Date published: 2017-06-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Gorgeous gates! I bought two gates and have received so many compliments on them. Not only are they wonderfully functional, they look amazing. They are heavy and of very high quality materials. Strategically placed soft pads on the bottom keep them from scratching hardwood floor. I also love the self closing gate. I highly recommend these!
Date published: 2017-06-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Solid Gate We have a Bichon Frise and this gate is perfect. It's strength appears that it will last a very long time and the looks are clean, professional, and blend into our home nicely. Nice Product overall. Set up only took 5+ minutes.
Date published: 2017-05-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect choice This gate is beautiful. It is great to receive compliments about how nice it looks! Easily installed.
Date published: 2017-05-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very high quality Much nicer looking than other pet gates I have used. Last one I bought was nearly the same price as this one, but was much flimsier and dogs easily moved it. This one is rock solid by comparison. Heavier than I expected too, but still easy to pick up and move.
Date published: 2017-05-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love my purchase I bought this doggy Gate and I am so pleased! It's even nicer in person. It's lightweight, scratch resistant and looks very expensive. My husband told me "good job honey"!
Date published: 2017-05-14
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Overall good The gate is great, sturdy and solid. I'm not thrilled about the screw adjustment posts though. They really need to be much thicker to help prevent the gate from swaying if the dog jumps up. Other than that I love it.
Date published: 2017-05-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Beautiful A beautiful gate that I use for my dogs. Elegant looking. Just like in the photo. Easy to assemble and very sturdy. .I couldn't be happier.
Date published: 2017-05-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Steel Mesh Pet Gate I am very happy with the 34" H Expandable Free Standing Steel Mesh Pet Gate. It arrived in a properly protected shipping container and went together nicely.The 68"entree has an unusual opening configuration where as one side of the opening is not a 90 degree configuration but has a sharp inward angle but the flexibility in the gate allowed me to fabricate it to fit. And it keeps one large Dane and slightly smaller White Shepard from entering the dog free zone.
Date published: 2017-05-01
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Best Pet Gate Out There I have 12 rescued wiener dogs and lots of gates to keep them from where they shouldn't be. I've tried them all and this gate wins for most attractive and functional. It's tall enough to prevent my acrobatic leaping dachshund from jumping over, and the mesh keeps everyone where they should be. A couple of suggestions - my wieners quickly figured out how to open the small door at the bottom, and I had to zip tie it closed. Also the gate would be PERFECT if it opened in both directions instead of one and had a "stay open" option (I have to use a doorstop for this purpose). I had to deduct a star for these minor issues , since it's an expensive gate.
Date published: 2017-04-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesome dog gate! It's very attractive, not only does it look great, but it works perfectly. I wish I had bought this a long time ago! I may buy another one. I would recommend to anyone wanting to keep their dog in but still have access to the door way. I don't have a cat so the cat door isn't something I've used. It came in perfect condition and with quick delivery.
Date published: 2017-04-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Look Purchased this gate to keep our 3 kids from rushing people upon entering the house. Gate arrived in one large box and was extremely easy to put together! The gate is well made and looks like it belongs in our home. Ordering a second gate for another part or our house.
Date published: 2017-04-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Dog Gate!! This is the BEST product on the market that I could find. It looks nice and the dog cannot chew to get through. I am very satisfied with my purchase.
Date published: 2017-04-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Beautiful and functional gate! This is the third gate I've bought in this style for my dogs, and they are incredibly useful for keeping them out of areas that I don't want them in. We recently used one to keep them in a separate room while we had dinner guests, and everyone commented on how beautiful it is! Very easy to put together and adjust to your needs, it is also incredibly well made! Only thing to keep in mind is that they still need to be used under supervision. One of my dogs is clever enough to climb over it, so we don't use it as a barrier to an exterior door, but overall it is a superb product! Definitely highly recommended!
Date published: 2017-04-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Indoor dog gate We have a new golden retriever puppy that is getter by larger by the day. To keep her in our family room, we bought this gate. She jumps on it whenever a new person cones into the living room. This gate holds up, doesn't move, has an easy access door and is beautiful. It is well made and long lasting. We love this gate and have recommended it to friends.
Date published: 2017-04-17
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How does this gate expand to 68.5"..? Is there an additional cost to make it larger than 55"..

Asked by: Pickles413
The frame comes in pieces that overlap when assembled. You can make it smaller by having the parts overlap more, or wider by having less of an overlap.
Answered by: juanpoe
Date published: 2017-09-30

I have a 6 foot opening I want to cover with this gate. Can I buy extensions?

Asked by: davidrmartin90
The instruction manual doesn't mention extensions. I didn't see extensions mentioned online when I researched this item.
Answered by: juanpoe
Date published: 2017-09-23

how wide are the side panels for each size

Asked by: BCALL
I have the 22 inch barrier - the sides are 10 inches, and the foot extends ~6.5 inches in front.
Answered by: TeacherLady
Date published: 2017-07-04

Can this be used on an outside door.?

I have two doors that are protected by porch. Are these able to be used there?
Asked by: Pennie
Thank you for your interest in the 42"H Tension-mount Dual Door Mesh Pet Gate. This item is designed for indoor use only. We do not recommend placing it on an outside door.
Answered by: JLFrontgateService
Date published: 2017-06-29

Is this gate ok for use to block off stair access?

It won't be used on stairs but to block access to the stairs. Nothing on the market we've seen allows for the mobility of this product and we can't mount anything onto our stairs.
Asked by: Katie516
Yes, it is so well built
Answered by: Militarylady
Date published: 2017-09-02

Can this be mounted to the wall?

We have two of the matching tall pet gates and absolutely love them. I'd now like a matching gate to put in a larger opening going between our kitchen and great room. The opening is 58" wide. I know I would be constantly tripping on the "feet" of this gate. I'm wondering if anyone has tried mounting this directly to the wall. Obviously it wouldn't be able to be moved, but might be a little sturdier and safer for me - the klutz :-) Thanks for any ideas or photos you might have.
Asked by: dogluvr
We turned the gate around so that the "feet" are in the living room, this way there is no obstacle in the hallway.
Answered by: Boxers
Date published: 2017-09-18

Could this product be used outdoors?

Asked by: amiptc
Thank you for your interest in the 42"H Tension-mount Dual Door Steel Mesh Pet Gate. This item is designed for indoor use only; it should not be used outdoors.
Answered by: JLFrontgateService
Date published: 2017-05-31

Is the door reversable to be on either side?

Asked by: Doogie
No the door can not be moved or repositioned.
Answered by: Lzbthsmmns
Date published: 2017-08-03

How does this gate open? Does it slide open?

Asked by: 2cats
No it does not slide. It's fixed, but it moves easily.
Answered by: Charp
Date published: 2017-07-15

Is there was a way to adjust the spring/auto-close feature so that it closes more slowly instead of slamming shut so fast and loudly?

Asked by: alisong210
I was found that using some felt covered bumpers I had from another project reduces the clanking noise. I also have the gate secured to the wall which helps in the ringing noise.
Answered by: Radtek
Date published: 2017-07-01

how do you adjust the bolts?

i was given this gate, the bolts are flat. i tried hex key and pliers, nothng works. how do you undo the bolts?
Asked by: fourpaws
Mine came with an allen key.
Answered by: Ines5785
Date published: 2017-06-17

Does the gate swing both ways (e.g. In and out)?

Asked by: Kels
No. It swings only one way. It closes itself if you let it go.
Answered by: Ines5785
Date published: 2017-06-17

Is it possible to use hardware to mount this gate?

I have several large dogs (100+ pounds each) who are used to jumping up and putting their front paws on the top of the (very ugly) hardware mounted gate we have. I would love to upgrade to an attractive gate such as this but I can't see a tension mounted gate working for my dogs because of this reason. Is there any way to mount this gate to the door using hardware?
Asked by: LeoLover
I mounted my gate using some 2 x 4s to reduce the opening to ensure that the tension mounts were very strong. This is a great gate, plus I mounted the gate ABOVE the baseboard as my dog is too big to escape under it.
Answered by: Tennisgirl371
Date published: 2017-04-16

Is this truly free-standing and easily moveable?

Asked by: LuvsPups
I found it to be cumbersome. When you move it to pass thru it's uncomfortable.
Answered by: luluxoxo
Date published: 2017-08-16

Door for this pet gate?

Is there a door that swings open with this gate? From the picture and description, no mention of one. I need to be able to get in/out of the gated area and am looking for a pet gate that functions as a baby gate with a door that I can open and close without having to move the entire freestanding gate out of the way to enter or exit the room.
Asked by: Winni
No
Answered by: Rolo
Date published: 2017-06-03

Is the bottom of the gate padded. If not would little floor protector pads work on the bottom? Our previous gate scratched our hard wood floor.

Asked by: dogsrgreat
There are pads on the bottom of this gate. They are not felt but I have not had a problem with any scratching on my hardwoods that are super soft. I did put felt pads on the bottom but it made it easier for the dogs to push gate out of the way
Answered by: Nicole1
Date published: 2017-05-27

How secure is the latching mechanism?

Can you tell me where the latch is located, and how it works? My 18 lb French bulldog/pug mix has escaped from another pen I have that has a latching mechanism that opens by lightly lifting and pushing or pulling the gate door.
Asked by: avalonlight
The last is at the very top of the gate. It is very convenient and you simply slide the lever smoothly back to open it. I don't see how an 18 pound dog could reach it in any way to dislodge it.
Answered by: teacherluvsfrontgate
Date published: 2017-05-27

How does this gate latch? Does it have a door that people can walk through, and is it spring loaded?

Asked by: puppykitty
It does not have a door. You will have to either step over the gate or move the gate to get through.
Answered by: MSteff
Date published: 2017-03-21

Will my small 54lb Boxer get through the cat door? We had a shorter gate once and couldn't figure out if she got through the cat door or jumped over

Asked by: Jesco
Thank you for your interest in the 42"H Tension-mount Dual Door Steel Mesh Pet Gate. The small gate opening is 6-3/4"W x 10"H. To see if your boxer will fit through it, we recommend measuring across her shoulders. Please also note that the small gate opening can be latched closed.
Answered by: JLFrontgateService
Date published: 2017-04-16

if a big lab jumps on it, will it fall down?

Asked by: berg
yes. Does not have anchors for wall mounting.
Answered by: SpaDeb
Date published: 2017-09-18

Can I put two of these together?

We have a space that is 135 inches that we are trying to keep our dogs out of? Looking for something that would work.
Asked by: TDorito
There is no way to support extensions other than the original side bar. You would probably dull the finish by drilling on your own. I would also imagine anything over 15 pounds charging it would damage both the pet and flooring.
Answered by: SpaDeb
Date published: 2017-03-08

Is this gate available without the cat door?

We will be using it to keep a cat out. Also, how easy is it to open the gate? One hand operation? Thanks
Asked by: klgiov
It is just a lever to open and shut the cat door, you can do it with one hand.
Answered by: GradyT
Date published: 2017-05-06

Can the door open outwards and inwards?

Asked by: julialee
No, it only opens one way (inward).
Answered by: Coopy
Date published: 2017-04-29

Cat Door Operation

I need a gate to keep my dogs out of a portion of the house so that the cats can have peace and a full food bowl! This gate seems perfect except it appears the cat door only swings one way and auto closes. That's awesome except that once the cat is on the other side, what do they do? Hop the fence? If that is the case, I may as well get a regular old gate. I just don't understand the purpose of the cat door if they can only use it one way. Thank you.
Asked by: ShanaBanana
I do not think that the cat door could be removed without cutting through its hinges using heavy duty power tool as is arrives fully assembled and the hinges of the cat are soldiered together. Removing the cat gate in this fashion would leave sharp edges where the hinges were cut. This would leave the potential for severe (even fatal) injuries to your cat or dog (henceforth referee to as a "cat gate" as I am using the smaller gate for my cat). It may be possible that an iron file would be capable of sanding the sharp edges down. Doing so would invariably leave markings on the area. I expect that this would also be very time consuming and would be difficult to do. We opted to keep the cat door open rather than attempt to remove it.When we installed the gate in our doorframe, we found that that the cat gate would swing partially closed when we opened and close the gate as well as after our tiny (5 lb) cat would walk through it per her tail bumping into the frame of the cat door. The cat door would only close partially such that there was only an inch or two between the two doors. Granted, our cat is older so I believe that the smaller opening confused her, it also made it impossible for her to run though it quickly when our 7momthold (50lb) Goldendoodle would chase her. If you do not have a dog that would be chasing your cat and he or she can be taught to bat the smaller opening enough to go through the cat gate thsi may not be an issue for you. However, if you goal is to keep the cat gate fully open then the partial closure would be a problem as is was for us. To remedy this issue, we placed a black ziptie between the small cat door and main gate to keep the cat door open. The cat door does not sit exactly parallel to the main gateway but the difference is small and close enough to parallel that the difference is not obvious unless you are looking for the slight angle departure. Eyeballing it, I would say that the angle of departure from the main portion of the gate is approximately 15%. The departure from parallel is due to the knob on the cat door being a tiny bit larger than the the hinge on the cat door. When the ziptie is attached inbetween the back of the cat door knob and the decorative curl accents it is not visible from either side unless you are aware of and specifically looking for it. We positioned the end of the ziptie in between the cat door and the main portion of the gate.and then trimmed the the excess length. We used the ziptie rather than a thick string because we felt it was more secure (less apt to slip or beak).and we could obtain a more snug fit using the ziptie. When this occurred, our cat would just stand outside the door as if it were fully closed rather than paw it open. . To remedy the partial door closure issue and keep the cat door completely open, we placed a black ziptie between the small cat door and main gate to keep the cat door open. The cat door does not sit exactly parallel to the main gateway but the difference is small and close enough to parallel that the difference is not obvious unless you are looking for the slight angle departure. Eyeballing it, I would say that the angle of departure from the main portion of the gate is approximately 15%. The departure from parallel is due to the knob on the cat door being a tiny bit larger than the the hinge on the cat door. When the ziptie is attached inbetween the back of the cat door knob and the decorative curl accents it is not visible from either side unless you are aware of and specifically looking for it. We positioned the end of the ziptie in between the cat door and the main portion of the gate.and then trimmed the the excess length. We used the ziptie rather than a thick string because we felt it was more secure (less apt to slip or beak).and we could obtain a more snug fit using the ziptie was appropri We placed a black ziptie between the small cat door and main gate to keep the cat door open. The cat door does not sit exactly parallel to the main gateway but the difference is small and close enough to parallel that the difference is not obvious unless you are looking for the slight angle departure. Eyeballing it, I would say that the angle of departure from the main portion of the gate is approximately 15%. The departure from parallel is due to the knob on the cat door being a tiny bit larger than the the hinge on the cat door. When the ziptie is attached inbetween the back of the cat door knob and the decorative curl accents it is not visible from either side unless you are aware of and specifically looking for it. We positioned the end of the ziptie in between the cat door and the main portion of the gate.and then trimmed the the excess length. We used the ziptie rather than a thick string because we felt it was more secure (less apt to slip or beak).and we could obtain a more snug fit using the ziptie. That said., I would caution you not to over tighten the ziptie on the off chance (unlikely as the gate is quite sturdy) that it would mar the gate itself. This gate is fantastic despite the tiny bit of time it takes to secure the smaller gate in a fully open position. In fact, I had returned to this page to buy a second gate. Off to do so now! I hope that helps!
Answered by: LexiTwist
Date published: 2017-04-15

Is there a way to secure the small cat door so that it remains open?

Or can the small door be left off completely when assembling?
Asked by: Jakeblues
I do not think that the cat door could be removed without cutting through its hinges using heavy duty power tool as is arrives fully assembled and the hinges of the cat are soldiered together. Removing the cat gate in this fashion would leave sharp edges where the hinges were cut. This would leave the potential for severe (even fatal) injuries to your cat or dog (henceforth referee to as a "cat gate" as I am using the smaller gate for my cat). It may be possible that an iron file would be capable of sanding the sharp edges down. Doing so would invariably leave markings on the area. I expect that this would also be very time consuming and would be difficult to do. We opted to keep the cat door open rather than attempt to remove it.When we installed the gate in our doorframe, we found that that the cat gate would swing partially closed when we opened and close the gate as well as after our tiny (5 lb) cat would walk through it per her tail bumping into the frame of the cat door. The cat door would only close partially such that there was only an inch or two between the two doors. Granted, our cat is older so I believe that the smaller opening confused her, it also made it impossible for her to run though it quickly when our 7momthold (50lb) Goldendoodle would chase her. If you do not have a dog that would be chasing your cat and he or she can be taught to bat the smaller opening enough to go through the cat gate thsi may not be an issue for you. However, if you goal is to keep the cat gate fully open then the partial closure would be a problem as is was for us. To remedy this issue, we placed a black ziptie between the small cat door and main gate to keep the cat door open. The cat door does not sit exactly parallel to the main gateway but the difference is small and close enough to parallel that the difference is not obvious unless you are looking for the slight angle departure. Eyeballing it, I would say that the angle of departure from the main portion of the gate is approximately 15%. The departure from parallel is due to the knob on the cat door being a tiny bit larger than the the hinge on the cat door. When the ziptie is attached inbetween the back of the cat door knob and the decorative curl accents it is not visible from either side unless you are aware of and specifically looking for it. We positioned the end of the ziptie in between the cat door and the main portion of the gate.and then trimmed the the excess length. We used the ziptie rather than a thick string because we felt it was more secure (less apt to slip or beak).and we could obtain a more snug fit using the ziptie. When this occurred, our cat would just stand outside the door as if it were fully closed rather than paw it open. . To remedy the partial door closure issue and keep the cat door completely open, we placed a black ziptie between the small cat door and main gate to keep the cat door open. The cat door does not sit exactly parallel to the main gateway but the difference is small and close enough to parallel that the difference is not obvious unless you are looking for the slight angle departure. Eyeballing it, I would say that the angle of departure from the main portion of the gate is approximately 15%. The departure from parallel is due to the knob on the cat door being a tiny bit larger than the the hinge on the cat door. When the ziptie is attached inbetween the back of the cat door knob and the decorative curl accents it is not visible from either side unless you are aware of and specifically looking for it. We positioned the end of the ziptie in between the cat door and the main portion of the gate.and then trimmed the the excess length. We used the ziptie rather than a thick string because we felt it was more secure (less apt to slip or beak).and we could obtain a more snug fit using the ziptie was appropri We placed a black ziptie between the small cat door and main gate to keep the cat door open. The cat door does not sit exactly parallel to the main gateway but the difference is small and close enough to parallel that the difference is not obvious unless you are looking for the slight angle departure. Eyeballing it, I would say that the angle of departure from the main portion of the gate is approximately 15%. The departure from parallel is due to the knob on the cat door being a tiny bit larger than the the hinge on the cat door. When the ziptie is attached inbetween the back of the cat door knob and the decorative curl accents it is not visible from either side unless you are aware of and specifically looking for it. We positioned the end of the ziptie in between the cat door and the main portion of the gate.and then trimmed the the excess length. We used the ziptie rather than a thick string because we felt it was more secure (less apt to slip or beak).and we could obtain a more snug fit using the ziptie. That said., I would caution you not to over tighten the ziptie on the off chance (unlikely as the gate is quite sturdy) that it would mar the gate itself. This gate is fantastic despite the tiny bit of time it takes to secure the smaller gate in a fully open position. In fact, I had returned to this page to buy a second gate. Off to do so now! I hope that helps!
Answered by: LexiTwist
Date published: 2017-04-15

How wide are the slats on the sides? I have a 2 pound escape artist and need small slats.

Asked by: Squirrelfriend
The main bars are only 1/2" apart, so it would just depend how far out the tension screws need to be to fit your opening. That would likely be the widest gap.
Answered by: EdyQ
Date published: 2017-04-15

What gauge is the wire mesh?

I have two stafford shires and need to know the gauge of the wire mesh.
Asked by: KimT
It's hard steel mesh - not just screen material. I don't know the thickness of the steel wire itself, but the holes in it are just under 1/4 inch square, so there's not really any way to bite it or get a good grab on it. Our dachshunds are total escape artists, and this is the first gate that has ever held up to them. Good luck!
Answered by: EdyQ
Date published: 2017-04-15

Is it possible to purchase expand

Is it possible to purchase additional side piece to attach to expand to 45 inches wide. Would it work if I bought 2 gates and used pieces from 2nd one? Thank you Ilene
Asked by: iklein1
There are no side pieces available, and it's really almost all one piece, vs. needing assembly, so there wouldn't be an easy way to take anything off of a 2nd one - it's far too sturdy! However, our doorway is 40.75" wide. We built 2 columns our of framing studs trimmed with moulding and painted to match the other trim on our house. These allowed for a solid installation and helped full the gaps on the sides, because we have small dogs that are escape artists, plus they made the already beautiful gate look even more custom. Wish the website had an option to post photos...sorry!
Answered by: EdyQ
Date published: 2017-04-15

What width opening does this fit?

The description on the web page states "Easily installs in doorways that are 33.5"-37.5" wide", but the assembly instructions state "This product fits opening from 32.5''to 36.5''wide.Do not place the product outside this range." My opening is 37.0" wide.
Asked by: Elleanor
Our doorway is 40.75" wide. We built 2 columns our of framing studs trimmed with moulding and painted to match the other trim on our house. These allowed for a solid installation and helped full the gaps on the sides, because we have small dogs that are escape artists, plus they made the already beautiful gate look even more custom. Wish the website had an option to post photos...sorry!
Answered by: EdyQ
Date published: 2017-04-15

can it be adjusted to lower width?

I have an opening that is 53 inches. Is there a way to configure it to be less than 55 inches? I need the taller gate (34") vs. the 22 inch to keep our 80 lb. golden retriever out of the living room, but the opening to that room is 53".
Asked by: bayareamom
No. This is a rigid construction that only comes in a few pieces. The long piece overlaps the gate frame and screw holes are on 2-inch centers holding them together. As described below, this is a fixed limitation so if you need something more narrow you need a different product. "Expands in 2" increments from 55" to 68-1/2" wide". Since it is free-standing, you could consider just placing it just beyond your opening, but a strong 80-lb dog could feasibly just shove the entire gate frame until they can go around it. Might need to put weights on the feet to prevent this.
Answered by: AustinCavalierOwner
Date published: 2017-03-11
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