No one has figured it out yet but there’s something about electrical cords and sockets that attracts babies towards them. Whenever a toddler sees loose cords lying around, he is bound to crawl or walk towards it and try to fiddle with it. The same goes for an electric socket within the reach of the … Read more How To Baby Proof Electrical Cords And Outlets
As someone who has elderly parents, I get quite worried whenever either of them has to use the bathroom. The floor of the bathroom is wet while bathing and after the bath. So there can be chances of slipping because of the wet floor. This can result in minor or even serious injuries. Similarly, since … Read more Elderly Bathroom Safety: All You Need To Know
Almost all of us have at least one member of the family who is elderly and needs special care. From proper medication on time to safe usage of the washroom, elderly safety is something that needs to be given special attention. While it is easier to let them stay in an elderly home with dedicated … Read more 10 Smart Home Safety Devices for Seniors To Keep Them Safe
If you have children below the age of 5 years in your house, you know how alert and careful you have to be. You have to ensure that your house is safe for your child and you need to child-proof certain equipment and furniture so that your kid doesn’t harm himself. I have a 3 … Read more How to child proof your balcony and deck safely
You will agree with me when I say that in order to keep your home safe for all members of the family, it is very important to have a secure front door. Whether you live in an independent house or in a condo in an upper storey, your house will always be at a risk … Read more 9 Effective Ideas To Secure The Front Door Of Your Home
It can be a nightmare. In the middle of the night you wake up to the wails of your baby only to see them having fallen from the crib. You get up immediately and rush to lift her up and console her. If his bed is at a greater height, you’ll have to check if … Read more How To Prevent Your Toddler From Falling Off The Crib
Without a doubt, roaches can be a menace in the house. Apart from looking disgusting, they can be a source of contamination and diseases if not kept in check. They multiply in large numbers and it is important to keep them out of your house. This can be done by fumigating your house for roaches. … Read more How Often Should You Fumigate Your House For Roaches
When I started living on my own and moved to my own place, there were times at night when I would hear a chirping sound three times in quick succession again and again. I was convinced it was some insect and after some research I came to know that it was the house lizard or … Read more Are House Lizards Poisonous To Humans?
When you move into a house, painting the walls is no big deal. Since no one is living in the house, you can get your house painted without any issues. The challenge arises when you’re already living at home and are wanting to get the walls of the house painted again. This can be either … Read more Is it Safe to Paint with a Toddler in the House?
One of the ways I keep myself warm during the winters is by using a hot water bottle. I do not like to use an electric blanket while sleeping since I don’t consider it safe to keep it on while sleeping, but that’s just me. Many people use an electric blanket at night and consider … Read more Can You Heat A Hot Water Bottle In A Microwave?
When you think of a fire breaking out, what comes first to your mind? Call 911? Sure, but what if it is a small fire and can be brought under control if you take immediate action? You’d not only save lives but also prevent considerable damage to property and valuables. For this very reason, you … Read more Can A Fire Extinguisher Explode At Home?
Five years back, my aunt had a gas leak at her place. Her gas stove was left open and they had gone out for dinner. When they returned, their house was smelling of gas and they decided to stay at our place for the night. They left the next morning as they weren’t sure when … Read more When Is It Safe To Switch On Stove After Gas Leak?
I have migraine and get headaches for a bunch of reasons. One of them is exposure to smoke or pollution which contains carbon monoxide. We know how important a fireplace is during winter and though it has a proper outlet to let the smoke escape, some of it does enter the room. And this smoke … Read more Can Wood Fireplace Smoke Give You A Headache?
The transition from a baby crib to a toddler bed for your child can be pretty quick. It is only a matter of time before you start looking for a safe and durable toddler bed. My 2 year old niece has a wooden bed and it is pretty safe and rugged. However if you are … Read more Are Plastic Toddler Beds Safe To Use?
Mosquitoes can be a big menace especially when you have kids in the family. A mosquito net made of the right material is a must have if you want adequate protection from the mosquitoes. Also, they should be made of the right material Now the question is, what material are mosquito nets made of? Mosquito … Read more What Material Is Used For A Mosquito Net?
Accidents in the bathroom are not uncommon. So many times we hear of people known to us who have had a fall in the bathroom because of slipping on the flooring. A fall in the bathroom can be painful and can also result in broken bones and other serious injuries. Surprisingly, most people do not … Read more Which is the Safest Non Slip Bathroom Flooring?