Baby proofing stair railings is an important activity for your home.
These shields also keep the pets safe from falls and also prevent kids from using these openings to throw things away or downstairs. Creating a barrier to prevent the child from accessing the openings also plays a great role in preventing their head, arms or legs from getting stuck in between the posts/rails.
Most of these barriers are made of mesh nets and high-quality clear plastic material. The clear types are unobtrusive, allows light in and are great for those who want to keep their indoor decor well revealed. They are usually very easy to assemble. They are lightweight and you can easily carry them as you travel in order to keep kids safe even when using hotel balconies. They are designed for either indoor or outdoor use.
Here is a review of some of these products.
Kidkusion Kid Safe Guard
This clear guard is designed only for indoor use and is made of plastic. It is sturdy and able to withstand everyday banging or kicking by kids.
An included installation kit contains screws, tie straps, a hole punch, and wall anchors. The straps are tied around every spindle on the top and at the bottom. Screws and wall anchors are used to attach it to the wall. It comes as a roll and measures 3 feet tall and 15 feet long. It is made in the USA. Use soap and water to clean.
Safety 1st Railnet
This is a durable, weatherproof, soft white mesh net. It is ideal for both indoor and outdoor use. It measures 10 feet long and 33 inches tall. It is easy to install and clean.
It comes with ties and eye screws to help anchor and attach the net in a secure manner. You can attach 2 of these nets in case your railing is long or you can just roll it backward in order for it to fit in case the area is small.
Cardinal Gates Clear Shield
This is a thick clear plastic sheet. It is shatterproof and is recommended that it should be used only in the indoor environment. It measures 33 inches tall and 15 feet in length. It is easy to install and clean.
Zip ties and a hole puncher are included in the installation kit. You simply tie the straps on to the railings until it is firm and secure.
Kidsafe Safety Barrier
This is a durable, clear netted plastic mesh for outdoor use on patio and deck areas. It measures 34 inches tall and 16 feet long. It is easier to clean and install.
It comes with long zip ties to fit around small or large bars. It also comes with eye screws to help secure the net firmly. It is made in the USA.
Fix one of these barriers and enjoy peace of mind, since you will be assured that your child is safe, whenever they get to play near these areas. Always ensure that your baby is supervised by an adult at all times.
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