Some Tips to Child Proof Your Home When your infant starts crawling or walking, more care should be taken for infant safety by keeping your home safe. Use the window guards and stair gates. Use the latches on cabinets and cover all the electrical outlets. The chemicals, medicines, household cleaners etc., should be kept out of children reach. Always use the products that contain the child resistant caps. In order to prevent the burns, your heater temperature should be maintained at 120 degrees F. Install the carbon monoxide, fire and smoke detectors. Use the guards that are soft and remove the sharp edge furniture. Breakable things from lower shelves and tables should be removed. Flame resistant furniture should be purchased and fire extinguishers should be installed. The choking hazards and the small toys that are near your baby should be removed. The rooms that are not child proof should be locked. Empty the container with water to prevent drowning of your children. Always close the rooms and bath room. You should never leave your baby alone near water containing tubs. The hot food or hot liquid should not be carried nearer to your child. Keep the bullets in separate locker, if you have a gun at home. List of emergency numbers should be kept with you. If you follow these infant safety measures, you can protect your infant from accidents.