There is the feeling of indescribable joy when you are raised in a home. It's a place to discover, to have adventures and to play. Yet, it is at home that children get commonly injured.

Most accidents can be predicted and stopped before it happens. Create a risk-free environment in your home even before having babies or before little ones begin to explore on their own.

Create a home that will serve as a sanctuary for kids.

Having alterations in the physical aspect of the house can be the most helpful step to lower the chances of children getting hurt. Take a look at your home and think about what the clear risks and hazards are. Eliminate all the dangers if possible or put some child safety feature in the house. For instance, when you have a low table with sharp corners, it is possible to attach corner covers or you can just remove and temporarily store the table in other places.

Your daily regular activities might get some modifications. Well, you can allocate your time into redesigning your room, free up the space, transfer objects that are harmful for little ones or insert some protective features in it.

In case you are making or perhaps remodeling your home, it is possible to combine certain safety measures in your design. The sooner the better it is before the baby can even crawl in the house, that the changes in the house be realized.

Know the safety products that you need at home.

Various safety products are within your reach. Be picky and select safety items that suit your specific predicament, suitable for your child's age, and affordable.

First aid kits are one of the necessary items you should have in your homes. Others are mandatory (required by law), such as smoke alarms.

Door and stove barriers, lock and safety catches are also worth taking into consideration.

Make use of a door barrier or even a safety gate to help keep a young child out from the kitchen area, specifically at busy times such as when dinner is being prepared. You can still watch everything that is going on in the other room. The topmost and lowest portion of your stairs can make use of this safety door barriers. You can set the allowable passageway for your child or limit her access in the room through safety door barriers available in stores.

Perhaps the most dangerous area in the house is the kitchen because it is where the oven and stove are placed. A stove guard fitted across the hot plates can protect children from serious scald injury from pans and pots. Stove knob covers are also available in the market. They prevent the knobs from getting turned on by curious small hands.

Several poisons can also be found in closets or cupboards inside the kitchen. These should be kept out of reach from children, in a cupboard with a height of 1.5 meters from the floor.

Cabinets and drawers can be attached with safety locks, catches and latches which you can buy in stores. Cabinets with dining sets can make do with safety catches. On the other hand, a plastic catch is not adequate when the products tend to be poisonous, such as cleaning products. A magnetic lock or 'elbow catch' offers better protection. Additionally, you can buy a small lockable poisons cabinet to store medications along with a large cabinet to keep cleaning products.

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