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Do you have young toddlers and small kids at home? Do you constantly worry about their safety when they run around at home? Child accident can happen anywhere even at the comfort of own home.

Hence, it is a wise decision to invest a little money on childproof products and make small changes to home furniture.

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Soft-close toilet seat and lid

Soft Close Toilet Seat and Lid
Replace the conventional toilet seat and cover with one that has dampener mechanism. It helps to close the seat and lid softly and slowly instead of a hard slam. This will prevent little fingers from getting hit by the seat and lid or shock from loud bam when they are accidentally slammed down.

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Sharp table corner

Edge and Corner Guards
Furniture with sharp edges and corners at home pose danger hazard to kids. Avoid cuts and bruises by covering the corners and edges with corner guards / protector. Rubber guards are preferred over plastic as they can cushion an impact. They are widely available in hardware stalls and easy to mount on any surface.

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Safety Gate for Stairs
Young toddlers love the thrill of climbing up and down the stairs once they've gain mobility. But this may cause many parents to be anxious and nervous about their child safety. Installing safety gates for stairs can get parents the peace of mind they need. They are inexpensive and come in a variety of forms, sizes and materials to suit your home design.

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Soft-closing drawer

Soft Close Drawer
Prevent little fingers from getting caught between the drawers by using soft close drawer where they are easily accessible by curious toddlers. The slow closing mechanism not only helps to keep the little fingers safe, it also reduces noise in a busy kitchen.

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Keep medicine out of toddler's reach

Childproof Medicine Box
Finally, put away all medicine and poisonous chemicals out of sight and out of reach. Secure medicines in a proper medicine box with locks for better prevention.

These are only some of the basic childproofing ideas for home, feel free to share what other ways to childproof your home.

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