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Mumsnetters needed to test Lindam safety gates - £250 John Lewis voucher to be won for feedback NOW CLOSED

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AngelieMumsnet (MNHQ) Fri 09-May-14 10:21:21

Lindam are looking for 50 Mumsnetters to test out their Extending White Metal Safety Gate and/or their Easy Fit Deluxe gate.

Here’s what Matthew Wilson, Munchkin Lindam Marketing Director EMEA and dad of two says “Safety is absolutely paramount for any parent and in fact, latest research by Which? has found safety to be a top priority for new mothers and fathers. Research findings showed that safety gates are the most popular and useful products for new families – and in the run up to Child Safety Week (23rd-29th June) we’re really keen to raise awareness of just how important safety gates are, and which ones are best for each individual families’ needs.

‘Finding the right gate can be overwhelming but there really is something for everyone. Pressure Fit or Wall fix are available to fit a range of openings. Gates also have a range of handles and closing mechanisms depending on your requirements. From a Pressure Fit option such as Easy Fit Plus Deluxe™ to the top of the range Wall Fix NUMI Aluminium Extending Safety Gate, safety, quality and value are key for all gates and each now comes with a lifetime guarantee.’

For further information, and to see the wider Lindam range, please visit www.lindam.com"

Those selected will be sent either:
-One Easy Fit Deluxe Gate and one Extending White Metal Safety Gate (worth £44 in total)
OR
-Two Easy Fit Deluxe Gates (worth £48 in total)
This product test is open to all UK Mumsnetters with at least one baby or toddler.

The 50 chosen MNers will need to be:
- Available to receive the gates, and willing to test it over one week (19-26th May). Please only apply if you're available during this time.
- Able to leave feedback on the feedback thread during the testing period. You'll also be asked to add a review to the stairgate review section on MN.

Everyone who takes part in the product test and leaves their feedback as requested will be entered into a prize draw where one winner will receive a £250 John Lewis voucher.

If you’re interested in taking part please sign up here.

Thanks and good luck,
MNHQ

idleweiss Fri 09-May-14 20:38:19

I really need one, so this would be great!!smile

I need one too as DD will be going into a bed soon, she's so busy though I need a gate to stop her escaping and falling down the stairs if she gets up in the night. Fingers crossed! smile

celebmum Sat 10-May-14 22:36:39

fingers crossed!

Kellz92 Sat 10-May-14 22:49:53

Oh i hope so!

SweetPeaPods Mon 12-May-14 10:56:08

Please please please. We are literally about to go in the next couple of weeks and buy 2 as ds is now on the move. I'm on my last month of mat leave so finances are very tight so we would be perfect. When are we likely to find out?

Have signed up-would LOVE to do this and it would help us out a lot. Current gates wobble alarmingly and don't provide the peace of mind they're supposed to confused

mjmooseface Mon 12-May-14 14:40:32

I honestly don't know how people coped without stair gates back in the day! lol

I woild love to be involved in this feast - we currently have a Lindam safety gate on the stairs. Sadly I don't possess any toddlers - the gate is to stop a greedy Labrador from going upstairs and eating the cat's dinner!

I suspect I don't qualify!

Involved in this feast? Wtaf am I on?? I meant test, of course. And it took me three fucking tries to spell test correctly ^that time! It was tse.. then teat and finally bloody test.

I'll leave now.

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Siri1 Mon 12-May-14 15:46:20

Just about to buy some! I have the hexagonal Lindam baby pen. We have a really awkward space at the bottom of the stairs but the top of the stairs is straight forward. Only a fees hours ago my 11month old vacant very excited at making it up 3 of the steps before I grabbed her....

horriblerumpus Mon 12-May-14 17:04:15

Would love to join this test. I have a freakishly extremely strong 15 month old who has just recently pulled our old pressure fix gate off the wall and I would love to try a newer model to see if it could cope with his attempts to wrench it open.
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Mammabear31 Mon 12-May-14 19:45:46

Applied! Would be great to test this product as 11mo DS is nearly walking!

heartonsleeve Mon 12-May-14 20:09:43

I would like to sign up to test please - we have a 9 month old just beginning to crawl, so it would be good to get some gates set up at the top/bottom of stairs.

PurplePidjin Mon 12-May-14 22:10:33

I had a basic Lindam one (bought when I had a house rabbit!) and ds figured it out when he was 17 months! So would love to see how these compare wink

PurplePidjin Mon 12-May-14 22:12:15

mj I think the accepted way was to tie the baby to the dining table with string hmm

ThisBitchIsResting Mon 12-May-14 22:17:47

I get that it's not an actual safety test but I'm still a bit hmm about testing safety gates! I'd rather have a pre-tested one ta!

We have them everywhere already <no exaggeration> Nice John Lewis wooden ones though as opposed to white plastic.

glorious Mon 12-May-14 22:27:12

ooh looks good!

kellyjowen Mon 12-May-14 22:40:09

This would be amazing, having twins you need to have eyes in the back if your head - this would make things so so much easier

SmileAndNod Tue 13-May-14 06:52:10

Done. Fingers crossed I will now be able to get ready in the mornings without chasing the baby round the house smile

SaltySeaBird Tue 13-May-14 07:49:51

I have a 19 month old toddler ... who has figured out how to open the Lindam safety gates. We have the Easy Fit Deluxe I've no idea how she managed to work it out as it's pretty stiff and requires a bit of dexterity. The one at the top of the stairs she just opens and the one at the bottom she can vault over (if coming down). We did have three but I gave one to a friend as they've become a bit pointless. I only keep the two stair ones for visiting children.

I've not entered the product test as would rather a Mumsnetter who needs them receives them but would like to share feedback if Lindam are interested. She's been opening the gates since she was 15 months old. Thankfully she is pretty good and safe with stairs. Interestingly she can't open other Lindam gate models (they have them at nursery).

ilovemonstersInc Tue 13-May-14 09:05:13

Done! Have tried a different brand and they were shit. Hope we get to try this one and that they stay on

ilovemonstersInc Tue 13-May-14 09:07:17

Ps I have a very active 10month who is big and has started pulling himself up on the baby gates! At a relatives house he managed to pull the thing off! Also have a 3yr old too who needs to ve kept off thr stairs

MNGreenwich Tue 13-May-14 11:58:14

I have applied but my DD figured out how to open my current Lindam gate by the time she was 15 months old (including the wedge bit at the bottom). Would be interested to see if houdini can break out of these ones!

B3nnyB0y Tue 13-May-14 14:27:59

Signed up, fingers crossed we can out fox my little Houdini

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