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4 Tips for Using a Door Child Lock to Prevent Bath Drownings, and Which Lock is Best

  Did you know children ages 1-4 have the highest drowning rates? They are quite mobile, and all it takes is a brief minute for your toddler or preschooler to get into a very dangerous situation. Luckily, you can start taking steps today to prevent this from becoming your reality. And of course, a door child lock is part of the solution! Today, let’s discuss bath drownings and what you can do to prevent your child from becoming a statistic. Prepare ahead of time Prior to bathing your child, gather all supplies, towels, shampoo, body wash, etc., so they are right beside you and you can keep one hand on baby at all times. Drain the water FIRST Drain water...

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How to Use a Door Childproof Lock for Kids' Fire Safety

  Every year, U.S. families endure more than 350,000 house fires. It’s scary enough when it’s just you, but add children to the mix, and childproofing for fire and burn prevention becomes essential. Here’s what you can do to avoid the most common burns: flames, heat, chemical and electrical. And yes, your door childproof lock can help here! What you can do to prevent burns from flames Install gate around fireplace Eliminate open flames from candles and fireplace (including gas pilot light) Develop a fire escape plan Keep a fire safety ladder in each occupied bedroom upstairs What you can do to prevent burns from heat Remove space heaters Install oven locks Use back burners on stove, instead of front burners...

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The #1 Childproof Door Lock To Help Prevent Choking Accidents

  There’s no other way to spin this … The possibility of your child choking is any parent’s worst nightmare. Unfortunately, choking is a leading cause of death for children. So, it has become reality for far too many parents. How to stop a choking accident in your home Here’s the good news though … It can be prevented with a childproof door lock and a few other suggestions. Follow these steps, and you’ll be well on your way: Install the GlideLok Childproof Door Lock on doors that lead to rooms with choking hazards. This includes older siblings’ bedrooms that may contain small toys or other hazards. Install locks on cabinets and drawers below counter-top level so a child cannot...

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How Making Your Door Lock Child Proof Can Save Your Toddler From Furniture Tipping Hazards

  You’ve likely seen the shocking videos caught by a nanny cam of a toddler tipping over a dresser or TV cabinet. They open a drawer, climb in, and the weight topples the furniture onto the child. It’s upsetting to watch, and even more so when you realize that too many children lose their lives each year from this common hazard. But have no fear, because it can be prevented with these simple tips ... Make your door lock child proof Install the GlideLok Childproof Door Lock on doors that lead to bedrooms or other rooms containing: dressers armoires grandfather clocks other unstable furniture that a child could climb or pull on Secure your TV and furniture with straps Secure...

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A Door Childproof Lock Created by an ACTUAL Babyproofing Expert

  You know, some of the best products in the market today were created by a small business that saw a need they could fix. And that’s exactly how the GlideLok Door Childproof Lock came to be ... This child proof door lock was invented by a dad of twins, Jack Smith. He runs a childproofing business and saw firsthand how most child locks for doors offer ZERO help in keeping toddlers safe. So, he did something about it.  How the GlideLok Door Childproof Lock was born After many proto-types and lots and lots of testing, the GlideLok Top-of-Door Childproofing System was born. Jack and his childproofing installation business in Texas use the GlideLok every single day in their clients’ homes. And...

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