Many of the most dangerous items around your home are electrical appliances, outlets, cords and plugs.
When your child becomes mobile enough to explore their environment it’s important to make sure that they are safe from potential electric shocks, burns and electrocution.
The majority of electrical points throughout the home are located near the floor and within reach of children, the good news is that there are plenty of child-safety electrical products that are available to place around your home to minimize the risks to children, and also pets.
Check out some the best baby-proofing products for electrical appliances, cords and plugs below.
JOOL ELECTRICAL OUTLET PLUGS
Definitely the go-to product when it comes to baby-proofing your electrical outlets around the home. Simply place the outlet plugs into unused power outlets to stop children from inserting objects and hands into the source of electrical currents. They cover the outlet holes with a transparent surface that makes them almost invisible to children.
SELF-CLOSING OUTLET COVERS
The outlet-covers sliding mechanism closes automatically, with a standard size that fits most average outlets and easy installation, you will have your power outlet plate in place within minutes.
POWER STRIP SAFETY COVER
The power cord safety strip’s expandable design fits power strips up to 13.5 inches in length. Covers the power strip, on/off switch and plugs, preventing cords from being pulled out of plugs.
ELECTRICAL OUTLET COVER
Baby-safe double electrical outlet safety covers offer protection from electrical plugs and sockets. The large design fits duplex or decorator-GFI outlets. Strong and impact resistant, these child-proof electrical outlet covers can be removed quickly by adults when necessary..
SLEEK SOCKET – HIDES OUTLETS
The thin design of the Sleek Socket hides electrical outlets and cords while allowing full use of outlets. Using the 8ft of protective adhesive cord clips you’ll be able to keep toddlers and pets from pulling chewing cords and accessing the plugs.
WHY WE LIKE THEM:
- Sockets are covered and cords are invisible to pets and toddlers.
- Thin, wall hugging design that doesn’t detract from the room’s look.
- The Sleek Socket makes rooms look organized, efficient and safe.
TWIN DOOR OUTLET CHILD SAFE BOX
The Twin Door Outlet Cover has twin opening doors with a two-button release that toddlers can’t open. The child-safe outlet box will hide your outlet and plugs. The box is securely installed to your wall with two screws (available in the pack).
OUTLET COVER W/CORD SHORTENER
The child-proof electrical out covers will covers the entire outlet and keep excess electrical cords off the floor, storing up to four feet of cords within the box itself. Taking the cover off requires dual-press of two buttons, making this easy for adults but tough for kids.
ELECTRICAL CABLE CONCEALER
Single electrical cable concealer, designed to enclose low-voltage wire or cable such as a phone line, speaker cable, or lamp cord. Hides loose and unsightly cords from pets and kids. Cords can also serve as tripping hazards and are perfect for the home or office.