Home Safety List

Keeping Your Home Safe is No Accident

Thousands of people die in their own homes ever year because of accidents. Below is a quick list of some very basic things you can do to help keep you and others safe in your house.


  • Have emergency phone numbers at the ready
  • Step ladders at hand?
  • Are unused electrical outlets covered?
  • Are your electric extension cords frayed?
  • Know where your circuit box is located
  • Do you know where your gas shut off is?
  • Do you know where your water shut off is?
  • Smoke alarms and CO2 detectors have fresh batteries
  • Keep your water heater below 120 degrees
  • Where is your fire extinguisher?
  • Are your throw rugs secure?
  • Keep your candles away from drapes
  • Window screens secure?
  • Do you know at least 2 ways out of your house?
  • Are stairways free of clutter?
  • Are there are nightlights in the hallways?
  • Are window coverings pulled away from the stove?
  • Are knives stored in a drawer or rack?
  • Are cleaning supplies stored away from children?
  • Keep plastic bags out of children’s hands
  • Keep medicines safely out of children’s reach
  • Do you supervise small children in the bathroom?
  • Can the bathroom door be unlocked from the outside?
  • Are power tools secured?

This is a very basic quick list for you to print out so you can double check your home for safety.

About Dena Stevens (719) 369.9087

Putting the 'real' into REALTOR since 2004 Ask about vacant land, ranch land or residential properties. Loyalty and devotion are things buyers and sellers expect from their Realtor as well as the fiduciary responsibility of due diligence. Dena is a certified Ecobroker, focused on sustainability, energy efficiency and the environment and is a Certified Sales Professional from the Association of Home Builders. Specialties: A client once said "you put the 'real' into REALTOR" to me. I took it as a complement and I've been using it ever since, I'm a no nonsense kind of person. I've been helping people buy and sell real estate since 2004. Associate Broker REALTOR Certified Sales Professional (CSP) Short Sale Foreclosure Resource (SFR) Ecobroker GHSP The Fair Housing Act is a federal act in the United States intended to protect the buyer or renter of a dwelling from seller or landlord discrimination. Its primary prohibition makes it unlawful to refuse to sell, rent to, or negotiate with any person because of that person's inclusion in a protected class.
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