Cuggl Wooden Extending Gate review
This safety gate failed a test to check whether it could withstand being hit at various points with an impact of 10kg. When it hit in one of the corners, the spindle came loose and the gate dislodged.
It also failed to shut automatically when left to close automatically. As an auto close gate, it should be able to click securely to ensure a child doesn’t then get through the gate because it’s unlocked.
It’s why we’ve made this stair gate a Don’t Buy.
Cuggl is an Argos exclusive brand. An Argos spokesperson told us:
‘All our products have to meet high safety standards and are regularly tested. No issues with these products have been identified but we are investigating these results with our supplier.’
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The Cuggl Wooden Extending stair gate is a screw fit gate so there's no U-bar that runs along the floor of your doorway, and less chance of your tripping up or down the stairs. However, we've given this stair gate a Don't Buy warning after the sample we tested failed a safety test in the EU safety standard. Read the full safety alert with this review for more information.
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