HOME SAFETY

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  • It is essential to understand how furniture is loaded. Using the bottom space for heavier items and upper for lighter goods provides added stability. 
  • We would recommend that any free standing furniture should be attached to wall using the correct fixtures. Considering what type of wall is against the furniture will help you plan efficiently. 
  • Always consult a specialist for any jobs you are unsure about. 
  • It is important to choose the right ladders for the job. When using ladders ensure the stability, especially on uneven surface. Refrain from using aluminium ladders near electrical wires. 
  • Electrical and Plumbing work needs certification and should only be carried out by a professional. 
  • Keeping a chemical fire extinguisher in reach when doing electrical work is important. Do not use water to put out electrical fires. 
  • Gas products should be frequently overhauled and safety checked. 
  • Carbon monoxide is a harmful gas and can't be seen or noticed. The six principal signs and indications of carbon monoxide harming are cerebral pains, queasiness, dizziness, shortness of breath, fall and loss of awareness. 
  • When assembling a product ensure it is complete following the complete instructions provided. Ensure the stability of product once assembled. 
  • keep small parts and fixtures out of reach of children. 
  • Do not make use of power tools to assemble a product where it's not instructed. 
  • Ensure the purchased furniture complies with relevant domestic safety standards. 
  • Beds should be placed tight to wall or with a gap of 35cm from the wall to ensure children don't get stuck in the space. 
  • Using a guard rail initially is a good idea to get your child used to the new environment. 
  • Cots should be checked if the drop side is secure at all times and cannot be used by the child. 

Glass furniture requires specially attention in order to be enjoyed for prolonged period of time. To enable this follow the following steps: 

  • Always read the instructions provided with the product on care plan for your furniture. 
  • Glass failures occurs when exposed to excessive heat. Avoid using extremely warm laptops on glass top, using coasters and table cloth for protection from warm utensils
  • Cleaning glass with products containing abrasives can weaken the glass over time.
  • Handling with care while moving the glass furniture is a must as additional stress or damage to glass from sharp object might affect the integrity of glass. 
  • Refrain from using glass furniture if the glass is chipped or cracked as particles dispersed can cause severe harm. 
  • Do not stand and sit of the glass surface. 
  • While using accessories like parasol ensure the touching area have the appropriate protection.