GREAT ITEM. I HAD ONE, I LOVED IT SO MUCH I BOUGHT A SECOND ONE. It is great when you want to be able to open the gate in the middle, rather than take down the entire gate. The middle section opens and allows enough passageway for everyone. If you have a rolling suit case you might have to pick it up a bit and lift it over the small bar on the bottom. We use it for the entrance to our upstairs which contains an Airbnb and it is perfect, keeps the dogs out, but not the visitors.