Child Safety: Velcro Quick Locks

Catherine McDiarmid-Watt | Wednesday, February 15, 2017 | 0 comments
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Image: The case for child safety locks, by smiley, on FlickrNeed to lock up the fridge, oven, cupboard, etc. to keep out the kids (or pets!)?

Anywhere you can place this lock on a door and around a corner edge, it will work!

Cut two pieces - 2" x 2" (5 cm x 5 cm) - of self-stick loop Velcro®.

Cut one piece - 6" x 2" (5 cm x 15 cm) of hook Velcro®. Cut this piece longer if needed to wrap around corner of fridge or cabinet.

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Image: Attach one short piece of loop Velcro (r) at each end of the long hook Velcro(r)
Attach one short piece of loop Velcro® at each end of the long hook Velcro®.

Place high, out of your child's reach, on the fridge, microwave, freezer, cabinet, etc. - wrapping it around the edge of the door and onto the body of the fridge, microwave, freezer, cabinet, etc.

Clean the area with an alcohol wipe first, for a strong adhesive effect. Peel off protective papers, and stick loop Velcro® pieces into place - one on door, one on side - about 6" apart (or further if you cut a longer Velcro® strap). Let dry overnight for best results.

To use: Just unfasten hook Velcro®, and open door. Then refasten when door is shut.

Thanks to Catherine for this Frugal Baby Tip!

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World 40 inch Hook and Loop Velcro Self Adhesive Strip Fastener Tape- WHITE - Self-adhesive backed tape w/ Velco material on frontCosmos (r) Multi-Purpose Baby Safety Lock Strap and Free Cosmos Cable Tie - Protect baby from unexpected danger of opening cabinet door.Shopping Suggestions:
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