Frugal Child Safety: Keep Cabinets Locked

Catherine McDiarmid-Watt | Thursday, June 22, 2017 | 0 comments
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Image: King of the Kitchen [36/365] by Gabriella Corrado, on FlickrWhen the boys were little, we didn't have any door handles on our lower kitchen cabinets.

I just hooked a bungee cord from the door at one end, across the front of all the cabinet doors, to the door at the other end.

My son couldn't get in!

Thanks to Betsy for this Frugal Baby Tip!


Photo credit: Gabriella Corrado on Flickr
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NOTE: Some children might still be able to undo these cords, and they could snap back - so it is always best to monitor your child, do not leave them alone in the kitchen.


Image: Keeper 06051 10 inch Bungee Cord - Pack of 4 - Maximum tensioning with minimum forceImage: Mommy's Helper Safe-Lok Cabinet Door and Drawer Lock - Prevents cabinets and drawers from reclosing on little fingers

Shopping Suggestions:
Keeper 10" Bungee Cord
Highland Fat Strap Bungee Cord Assortment
Safety 1st Prograde Cabinet Lock
Mommy's Helper Safe-Lok Cabinet Door and Drawer Lock






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