When you have kids at home, you can’t help but wonder almost all the time about what they are doing and if they are safe, especially if you are not looking after them. Kids are more concerned with pleasure than safety, thus you must ensure that your home is safe. After all, it is you who will run around seeking solutions when make messes or get injured.
One of the items you can consider is the sofas. Kids love to play on sofas while in the house and they do not know how to keep them clean. They pour drinks and food items on them, sit on them with dirty clothes, and step on them with dirty feet and shoes. It doesn’t matter how many times you tell them it is wrong, they’ll do it anyway. To minimize your pressure and keep them comfortable at the same time, purchase leather sofas of high quality that are sturdy and easy to clean. Alternatively, select slip covered sofas whose material is stain resistant for easy cleaning.
Next, take extra caution with your coffee tables and cupboards. It is not advisable to buy sharp edged furniture for your home when you have kids who are learning to walk. The sharp edges are dangerous and cause so much pain when a person hits themselves upon them and can lead to severe injuries for your kids. Instead, choose round and oval shaped tables and you can have them cushioned on top to make them blunt, and rounded edges for your cupboards. This reduces their risk of injury when children play roughly around them. Do not purchase cupboards for your home when you have young kids, but if it is inevitable, make sure they are very heavy and not placed in rooms where kids often go.
The type of flooring you install is also crucial. The best kind of floor to invest in is the type that is slip resistant, easy to clean, and warm. Hardwood floors can easily be cleaned, but they are very slippery particularly when a person is in socks. Concrete floors are easy to clean too, but they get really cold and freeze people’s feet. Carpet tiles are a better flooring option when you have kids around because they are easy to clean, slip resistant, and warm.
When you have kids at the crayons stage, your walls will be a source of stress. To spare yourself the stress, paint your walls with a paint that is easy to clean where your kids go to a lot or install chalkboards on the walls to enhance comfort in the house. Again, it doesn’t matter how many times you tell your kids not to do stuff, they will always find a way to annoy you. Be smart!