drawer safety

Safely installing baby latches on cabinets

Safely installing baby latches on cabinets Cabinets can hide objects that are harmless to an adult who knows how to properly use them, but that are extremely dangerous for a baby or a toddler. Cabinets can store knives or poisonous substances that your child could get a hold of and ingest. They can also be easily opened or closed putting your son or daughter at risk of getting their finger stuck between the door. All these hazards pose a threat that can be eliminated by safely installing baby latches on cabinets. Adhesive magnet baby latches prove to be extremely popular with DIY parents because this particular format is considered not only effective, but also simple to use and to install. Unfortunately, this is rarely the case. Not only do most products easily break, but they also end up ruining furniture, leaving their mark long after they have been removed and are no longer needed. Pictured below is a perfect example of a DIY job gone wrong.                                                                       This broken adhesive magnet baby latch was installed by our customer thinking it would serve his family well, and not damage their cabinets. Unfortunately, as can be seen, this product not only broke, but permanently ruined the surface it was placed on. Baby Safe Homes intervened by baby proofing the rest of the home and replacing the pictured broken adhesive magnet locks. It is extremely important to choose the proper latch for your cabinetry. Adhesive latches may sound like a good idea, but the […]

Safe cabinets and drawer safety latches

Safe cabinets and drawer safety locks and latches Babies get into trouble faster that you can say abc, and even though there may be nothing sitting around that could hurt them, they can still open drawers and get their hands on things they shouldn’t. Baby Safe Homes uses safe cabinets and drawer safety locks and latches that are sure to keep your child away from sharp and potentially dangerous objects. Most of the latches we use are not available direct to the consumer and are much better quality, more durable and easier to use than those found in retail stores. It is extremely important to choose the correct latch for each cabinet and drawer based on how the cabinetry was built. This will not only make sure it will do the job it was bought for, but it will also avoid damaging your furniture. In the pictures below we can see, on the left, an example of a job well done by a Baby Safe Homes safety professional, and on the right, a common latch found in retail stores that has permanently ruined the cabinet on which it was placed.                     Along with child safety locks and latches for drawers and cabinets, we provide custom baby safety star gates, electrical outlet and cord safety, baby safe toilet locks and bathroom safety, no-tip furniture straps, Plasma LCD and TV safety straps, child safe door locks and stops, smoke and carbon monoxide and smoke detectors, grab bars tailored to the needs of YOUR family. Safety is just a phone call away. Contact us at 888.481.7233.

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