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Imagine this: It’s Valentine’s Day, and you’re planning a night out. You’ve reserved a table and booked a babysitter. You’ve gone over everything: instructions for the kids’ routines, important contact information and where to find supplies.
But did you also prepare your home? With a little preparation, you can help ensure your children’s safety, make your babysitter’s life easier and secure a peaceful night out for yourself.
First, your home’s electrical system should be in good working order. Looking for and repairing electrical problems well before your evening out is an important step in preventing electrical accidents.
Cracked outlet covers and discolored outlets and switches are indications of electrical problems. These problems can lead to fires and electric shocks. Contact a professional to have your home inspected and any problems repaired.
These additional tips can help increase safety awareness, eliminate electrical hazards and put your mind at ease:
With preparation, you can make sure that your children are in the safe comfort of home while you enjoy your night out.