14 Things To Do To Make Your Home Safer


14 Things To Do To Make Your Brooklyn Home Safer

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Get a  Free Lead DIY Test Kit  in NYC – To Test Your homes Water

Have Working and updated Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarms installed – alarms that flashes or vibrates could be ideal for visual or hearing impaired  residents

Get A Mold Test Kit

Keep Meds out of reach of visitors and young children

To avoid tip overs – secure TV Stands- dressers- Bookshelves to walls

Change Filters on furnace and central air systems

Pools – safety gates – raise fencing – water alarms

Declutter and have clear well lit paths throughout your home  – have working night-lights on stairs, hallways, bathrooms

Cover Electrical Outlets

For Seniors – strong sturdy handrails on stairs – remove throw rugs- lever style handles for easy use

Turn Down the thermostat on your homes water heater to 120 degrees – install anti -scalding devices that can automatically turn off water that gets too hot.

Know where the shut off valves for your gas, electric and water are located

Outdoors– have motion lights-  trim back tree limbs and hedges – clear gutters and drains of debris

 Home Address Market Can Be Seen From the Street

About Cadogan's Brooklyn Real Estate Blog

Michele Cadogan is a Brooklyn NY real estate professional . She makes the process of buying, renting and selling real estate in Brooklyn a good experience. A long time Flatbush Brooklyn resident, she has a tremendous appreciation of the borough, its great history and its diverse communities. With a degree in Political Science and Economics she brings a balance perspective to the your real estate experience. Truly a professional in a people oriented business. When looking for a real estate agent in Brooklyn to help you buy or sell a home in Brooklyn , call Michele. Michele Cadogan Fillmore Real Estate Licensed Real Estate Associate Broker 917-861-9166 Your Brooklyn Real Estate Professional
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