How Safe Is Your Home For Kids

Home is an ideal place where you can relax, and spend joyful time with your family. It is one of the playing destinations for kids. However, you might be in delusion if you believe it is entirely safe. Because even if you keep all the hazardous stuff away from the reach of your children, your house might be a potential hazard for your kids. Here's how you can ensure safety at home for kids by preventing them from the below risks:

 

Furniture

For every kid, their house is the first place of adventure. From the very beginning, they are enthusiastic about exploring it. Hence, for children’s safety it is important to keep at a distance from furniture having sharp edges. Try keeping minimum furniture where your child cannot climb or else they might want to climb and explore. In this process, they can harm themselves. Also, it is preferred to get your furniture, sofa and carpet cleaned by the professionals on a regular basis. Because they contain dust, bacteria and germs that are harmful for your child as it affects their health and might cause lifelong health problems. 

 

House Fires

Often causes of house fires are due to cooking accidents, lighting cigarettes, and candles. This causes danger to the life of not only your child but also other family members. To avoid such accidents, you should take proper precautions to ensure the safety of your family. One must do thorough check up of everything at regular intervals to be at the safer end. Also, having a fire extinguisher at home is always beneficials. If there is a possibility of house fire you can try to stop it before it spreads and creates more damage.not just to your family but the entire building you live in.

 

Poisoning

At home, you are likely to store a lot of medicines, chemicals, washing cleaner, etc. that can be dangerous for your kid's health. They might consume one of the pills that can cause them health problems. So you should keep a track of your medicines and throw away the expired ones. Also, the product you use to clean the floor and walls of your living room or bathroom can create problems for your kids. Though the product may claim to be natural you cannot trust them entirely. It is better to go for professional services from trustable brands like home cleaning services and bathroom cleaning services from HiCare. 

 

Strangulation and Suffocation

There are numerous housing items that can suffocate or strangle your child. For instance, having soft bedding can block the airflow during sleep. This also happens when there is a lot of stuff at your place. It blocks the ventilation of air in your house. And if the indoor air quality is good it causes respiratory issues in your child. He or she might feel dizziness, coughing, etc. You can take deep cleaning services to cure the problem of bad air quality in your house. Also putting plants inside your house can help to enhance the quality of the air.

 

Electrical Equipments & Fitting

There are various equipment that might not be functioning well and do pose a threat to your kids. Especially electrical equipment like television, refrigerator, geyser, etc. that might give electrical shocks to your child. So it is important that you make sure all the equipment is in good condition and working properly. At regular intervals, you should call electricians and check whether any wire needs to be repaired or changed. If needed do it immediately to keep any unfortunate incident at arm's length.

 

Heavy Objects

If you have any heavy objects at your place, just make sure you keep them safe and away from your child. Since it might fall on them and hurt them badly. You should make sure that everything is kept properly. Kids are naive so they have less idea about things they should touch and things they should stay away from. It becomes necessary for adults in the family that they don’t be careless about objects and place things precisely. This will protect your child from touching or getting harm by any heavy object.

 

Pests

Pests like mosquitoes, bedbugs, termites, etc. can spread several germs and diseases. Particularly small kids are prone to easily get affected by them. They can suffer from malaria, dengue, fever, asthma, etc. This might not only ruin your child's childhood but also his entire life. So, if you see any such pests around or inside your house, just opt for professional pest control. Instead of going for any local pest control service because the chemicals they use might do more harm than good.


HiCare has the best pest control services. We are the No.1 brand providing hygiene solutions. We have served over 1 million and are available in more than 30 cities. The methods, technology and chemicals we use are scientific and research backed. They are totally safe for kids, elders and pests. You can book the required service through our website.