Wall mounted gates can be used anywhere around the home and are advised for use at the top of stairs, as they ensure additional safety and strength. They do not have a bottom construction bar, which can potentially be a tripping hazard when used at the top of stairs.
Pressure mounted gates can be used just about anywhere in the home. The can be used for doorways, hallways and so much more. They are recommended for use at the bottom of stairs. If you choose to use them at the top of stairs, remember to always step carefully over the construction bar.