Making your Fireplace Safe for Kids

Jennifer Fields Real Estate

Making your Fireplace Safe for Kids

Winter nights ware always cozier when you can snuggle up by the fire. As enjoyable as it is to have a fireplace in your home, however, curious little hands can make it a dangerous feature. If you have kids, it is important to put proper safety measures into place to ensure that you can still enjoy the comfort of a warm home without anyone getting hurt.

There are a lot of different ways you can make your fireplace child-proof. Here are a few examples:

  • Install a safety gate. Create a barricade between your kids and your fireplace, so even if they do come near, they are kept at a safe distance. Make sure that your safety gate fits perfectly on your fireplace, so that there is no risk of it falling down.
  • Keep your fire tools safely away from your kids. This includes matches, gas, lighters, and ignition tools. Create…

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