Q: Why should I toddlerproof my home?
A: Experts say that between the ages of one to four, children are most likely to be injured by fire, burns, drowning, choking, poisoning or falls. Each year in Australia, 140,000 children are treated in hospital emergency departments for injuries incurred in the home.
Q: When should I start toddlerproofing my home?
A: The best time to begin toddlerproofing is before your child starts crawling. Your home is where your child will spend most of their time playing, learning and exploring. It is important to make sure their surroundings encouraging of this development. Creating ‘child safety and exclusion zones’ will encourage your child to explore, while providing peace of mind for parents.
Q: Why should I consider Homesafe to help me toddlerproof my home?
A: We take the guesswork out of choosing the best safety products for your home with our professional approach. We understand the products will work best for your particular situation and have access to many products and brands that you may not know exist. In addition, we will provide safety awareness information covering a broad variety of products.
Q: Do you provide product installation services?
A: Our operators will install products to manufacturers specifications, will ensure that appropriate products are used and local by-laws and building regulations are observed.
Q: How long do I need to have my home toddlerproofed?
A: Toddlerproofing is an ongoing process and children develop at varying rates! As your child grows, you will need to reevaluate the precautions you’ve taken, and decide if they are still adequate. Toddlerproofing your home is not an excuse for complacency.
Q: How do I get started toddlerproofing my home?
A: Simply phone Homesafe. We will perform an extensive assessment of the entire house, including external areas, identify potential hazards that could injure your child, and recommend strategies and products in a detailed report and quotation.
Q: How much does it cost to toddlerproof a home?
A: The cost of toddlerproofing generally depends on the size of your home. If you have a budget, Homesafe will offer strategies to keep costs down. Creating exclusion zones is an effective way of minimizing cost.
Q: Can I find the same home safety products at my local hardware store?
A: Hardware and baby stores carry a selected range of child safety products but not to the same extent as Homesafe. Our products range has developed from extensive toddlerproofing of Australian homes. Expert installation is al;so crucial to ensure products function effectively