>> Apr 17, 2017
Bringing up children can be extremely satisfying and rewarding. It can also be quite scary when you consider all the potential dangers within your home. Everyday things that you never really give any consideration to can be harmful and sadly fatal to children, more especially once they begin to move independently around your home.
Childproofing your home doesn't have to be a chore, neither does it have to cost a fortune, and while there are many parents who declare that their homes won't change once their children are born, there are not many who haven't made some adjustments for the safety and welfare of their child.
In this infographic we take a look at the various ways you can make your home more child friendly and more importantly a safer environment for your child to live in. Offering hints and tips we guide you through your home room by room to show you how to make childproofing as easy as possible.
Preparation is the key to success, with a little forward thinking you can easily make adjustments without having to make any compromises on the style and layout of your home. Items such as stair gates are always a wise choice, as is storing chemical substances and medications out of reach, preferably in locked cupboards.
Other suggestions include making sure that fires are guarded and radiators aren't too hot to cause serious burns. The operating chords on window blinds and curtains can also be an area for concern as they are a potential choke hazard, however, since 2014 all new blinds must be 'safe by design'. If your window dressings are older than this we offer useful tips on how to make them more childproof.
Read on to discover various ways of Childproofing Your Home. We're sure you'll agree that it's well worth spending a little time, and perhaps investing some money, in making your home a safer place for your child to flourish and grow.
Childproofing Your Home by Radiator Valves 4u.