Replace smoke detectors every 10 years and CO detectors every 5–7 years. And there's more info where that came from! Download this PDF to get your detectors in check.
The Great Fire Escape Plan
Make sure kids know to check the door with the back of their hand to feel if it's hot, that they should stay low to the ground, and how to use a ladder if their rooms are above ground level. Get a fire escape plan here.
Light the Night
Keep a flashlight on your child’s nightstand or a night light in each room for late-night bathroom breaks—it will help avoid bumps, bruises and boogeymen!
Don't fall into this trap! Clean up the clutter on the floor and close all drawers and cabinets, especially those that can be tripping hazards.
Check out this handy Spring Cleaning Checklist for a home free from falls!
Debunking Bunk Beds
If you have a bunk bed, make sure the guardrails (on both sides of the bed) and ladders are secure. Children under 6 are too young for the top bunk.