By Gene And Katie Hamilton
Gift Ideas for a Safe Home
Think safety this season and give presents designed with home safety in mind. These ideas will be well received by any homeowner on your list and don't forget to "gift" yourself to keep your home and family safe and sound.
Safe-T-Stool has a step stool designed to make it impossible to turn over wherever you stand on it making it a solution for for kids reaching for a bathroom faucet or counter. Since unintentionable falls are the leading cause of non-fatal injuries for kids every home should have one of these colorful made in U.S.A. step stools. $30 www.safetstool.com
Kidde has new "Worry-Free" carbon monoxide alarms powered by 10-year sealed-in lithium batteries. They offer 10-years of continuous detection so you don't have to be concerned about annoying low battery chirps and replacing batteries. These sealed battery units are a perfect gift for any homeowner and are available nationwide at home improvement retailers and online. $40 - $50. www.kidde.com..
A Mr.Beams ReadyBright Starter House Kit keeps your home safe and bright during a big storm or power outage. The kit includes a wireless flashlight, path light and ceiling light, all easy to use when the power goes out. $70 Mr.Beams ReadyBright Starter House Kit
A dangling corded blind is a safety hazard with little children and difficult to operate for anyone suffering from arthritis. Buy yourself a cordless window blind that's easy to operate and safe for everyone's use. $70 Cordless Blind by Select Blinds
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