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Installing a safety gate is a great way to keep young ones out of dangerous areas like staircases and doorways. Check manufactures installation instructions to ensure the gate is installed correctly, and give it a good shake test to determine if it will hold.
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Make sure your home is equipped with working smoke alarms, carbon-monoxide detectors and a functioning fire extinguisher. Check batteries in all alarms, and make sure everyone in the home knows safety procedures in case of an emergency. Check out these smoke alarm tips.