For new parents, baby proofing a home seems like a difficult and oftentimes mysterious task. There are a few rooms in particular that needs a few baby proofing measures such as a nursery, the living room and your bathroom. Babies can get into trouble in numerous ways and it is best to be prepared for the worst. If you are wondering how to go about bathroom remodeling for babies, here are a few tips to get you started.
Toilets are often a point of fascination for babies. To keep your baby safe, make sure to add a toilet lid that comes with a locking mechanism. This will ensure that your baby won’t fall into the toilet due to curiosity.Mats and Rugs
Electricity, water and babies do not mix well together. In fact, this can be seen as a recipe for disaster. During your bathroom remodeling project, make sure to choose electrical outlets that come with covers. You should also store all of your bathroom appliances such as blow dryers and shavers in an area that your baby cannot reach.
Make sure to add locking mechanisms to your cabinets and drawers as well. So that you will have a place to store sensitive items such as shaving implements and hazardous chemicals.
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To keep your baby from slipping on wet bathroom floors, make sure to add non-skid mats or rugs. A bump in the head can be a dangerous situation for any baby. You should also put mats in areas such as shower enclosures and bathtubs.
Baby proofing a bathroom is an essential step for both new and incoming parents. There are many things that can cause injury to your baby in a bathroom and it is your job to make the room as safe as possible.