A baby gate is essential if you have stairs. Baby safety gates can help ensure that your crawling and walking infant or toddler doesn't down the stairs.
In addition to preventing falls down stairs, baby safety gates can double as other types of gates to protect other areas of your house, such as:
Hardware-mounted baby safety gates are attached directly into a wall or banister using bolts, providing a strong solution for blocking off the top of a stairwell or other opening where falling is a hazard. While these gates do require permanent mounts, many of the gates can be removed from the wall mounts when not in use.