North States Easy Swing Supergate And Metal Lock Gate, Matte Bronze Review

North States Easy Swing Supergate And Metal Lock Gate, Matte Bronze Review

The North States Supergate Lock Metal and Easy Swing Gate in Matte Bronze is a perfect way to increase security inside as well as outside of your house. It is a product of the North States which has been into making homes safer, especially for children and pets, since 1953.

The North States Supergate Lock Metal and Easy Swing Gate in Matte Bronze is an innovative and superior-quality product.  It is designed to uphold the highest standards in home security and durability. The North States Supergate Lock Metal and Easy Swing Gate in Matte Bronze is also certified by the Juvenile Products Manufacturers Association (JPMA).

Features

  • The assembled height of the North States Supergate Lock Metal and Easy Swing Gate in Matte Bronze is 31”. The height of the gate is 29”
  • It has no threshold for anyone to step over
  • The North States Supergate Lock Metal and Easy Swing Gate in Matte Bronze will not swing over steps
  • It has an extra secure hardware mount
  • The North States Supergate Lock Metal and Easy Swing Gate in Matte Bronze comes with all the necessary hardware that is required for mounting it as a swing gate
  • It can be easily adjusted to fit openings 28” to 48” wide
  • It easily swings shut and self-locks
  • Made of steel

Pros

  • The assembled height of the North States Supergate Lock Metal and Easy Swing Gate in Matte Bronze is 31” which is perfect for preventing children 24 months and below and pets from climbing over
  • It is easy to assemble and mount
  • There is no threshold so it can’t be stepped over. Therefore you can’t trip over and fall
  • The North States Supergate Lock Metal and Easy Swing Gate has an extra secure hardware mount that is perfect for stairs and does not let the gate swing over steps
  • The gate is engineered to securely block doorways, stairways, porch, and other spaces.
  • It is several inches wider than a standard sized gate.
  • It can fit to secure any open spaces 24” to 48” wide.
  • The steel construction makes the North States Supergate Lock Metal and Easy Swing Gate extremely strong and sturdy
  • The straight line detail and matte bronze finish compliment all home decors
  • Can be operated single-handedly
  • The safety latch on the North States Supergate Lock Metal and Easy Swing Gate in Matte Bronze can be opened single handed by an adult, but it can’t be operated by a young child
  • It remains strong and rust-free through all kinds of weather conditions

Cons

  • The installation instructions are a bit confusing and often misleading
  • Some of the hardware accompanying the gate is made of cheap and breakable plastic
  • A cat can squeeze through if it wants

Comparison

Reviewing similar products before buying one is a good practice. At a price band higher than the North States Supergate Lock Metal and Easy Swing Gate in Matte Bronze is the Regalo Deluxe Easy Step Extra Tall Gate, Black. It is a walk-through design with a premium pearl black finish. The gate stands 41” tall and can be expanded to fit in spaces 29” to 40” wide.

It is made of sturdy material and can be pressure mounted, can be opened single handed, and has a safety locking feature. It is certified by the American Society for Testing and Materials. It is suitable for pets as well. It comes with an extra 6” extension.

Costing slightly less than the North States Supergate Lock Metal and Easy Swing Gate in Matte Bronze is the Dreambaby Broadway Tall and Extra Wide Expandable Gate with Track It Technology, White. It is 36” tall and can fits openings that are anywhere between 30” to 53” wide.

It comes with a revolutionary Track-It Technology with EZY-Check Indicator that offers visual confirmation when the gate is firmly locked and properly installed. It has no base bar which makes for a clear pathway, and hence no tripping hazard. It can be installed at the top and the bottom of the stairs, hallways, and other wide-open spaces.

The Regalo Deluxe Easy Step Extra Tall Gate, Black, when compared to the North States Supergate Easy Swing and Lock Metal Gate in Matte Bronze, feels narrow, nor does it swing both ways. According to some customer reviews, they find the height of the gate disturbing their daily activities like laundry. Pets over 30lbs can easily mangle the gate by bending its bars and chewing its screws off!

As opposed to the North States Supergate Lock Metal and Easy Swing Gate in Matte Bronze the Dreambaby Broadway Extra Wide and Tall Expandable Gate with Track It Technology, White has to be screwed into the wall, spoiling it. The gate is also heavy. Its poor design is not suitable for stair use. The gate doesn’t open completely.

Verdict

The North States Supergate Lock Metal and Easy Swing Gate in Matte Bronze is a sturdy and stylish way to keep your children and pets safe and secure. Our recommendation: Don’t hesitate to buy it!

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