Tips For Baby Proofing Your Home

June 15, 2010  //  Posted by: qwcdirect  //  Category: Home Care, Home Decor, Home Improvement

As they grow, babies are exposed to some risks in the home and thus the homeowner need to make the home safe habitat for the new addition in the family. Homeowners should first carry out an assessment of the home to find out the various areas which are potential hazards for their baby. All sharp items should be removed and kept beyond the baby’s reach and all sharp edges of any furniture in the house should be covered.

Have smoke detectors installed in the home and also a first aid box should be made easily available. The other important way of making the home safe or baby is to but a baby cot that is safe, the mattress should fit the frame snugly without any space and elevated corners. Al items that can be swallowed by baby should be kept in safely locked cabinets or drawers. Kitchen should be made sparkling clean and all cabinets should have a safety latch. Electrical sockets should be sealed and cables should be tied up.

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