The Petgate Essential is designed to securely block doorways, hallways, and other spaces. Right out of the box, this gate can be used as a quick and easy pressure mount gate, requiring no assembly or tools. The handle allows for a firm grip when locking the gate in place; simply position and lock in place. This gate fits openings measuring 26 to 42 inches wide and is 26 inches tall. Want to use this gate with your child? No problem. This gate is certified by the Juvenile Products Manufacturers Association (JPMA) for use with children ages 6 to 24 months. Safety and containment all wrapped up in one gate – how simple.