Child safety always comes firstHaving a hinge lock on your door is a good step to take in order to keep your family members safe. A home alarm system can also be used to protect children.
There are several ways to secure a home so that a small child (or anyone else for that matter) cannot leave the house without being noticed. Pure strategies involve using locks or door chains, but many children are smart enough to disable these tools. Parents are frequently shocked to discover that a child was able to get around certain protection tools and these parents often find themselves struggling to stay ahead of their children in order to protect them. It is a difficult and stressful job.
One way to decrease the likelihood of someone leaving your home without being noticed is to install an alarm system that has detection sensors on vulnerable doors and windows. These sensors can trigger a siren to sound immediately when a door or window is opened. Taking these precautions will give family members a better chance of hearing someone leaving the home unexpectedly. The alarm will provide an opportunity to react and possibly track down this person before he or she can make it too far.
Unfortunately, there is no foolproof or fail-safe way to ensure thoroughly that a terrible incident will be avoided. However, there is much that can be done to ensure child safety. By taking precautions and looking at your situation through the eyes of an active and curious child, you can reduce the likelihood of an awful tragedy taking place.