5 Tips for Making Your Custom Kitchen Safer

5 Tips for Making Your Custom Kitchen Safer

There are many different ways to bring your dream kitchen to life, but the key thing is to make sure that it is as safe as possible.

One of the best reasons to build a custom home is to design the kitchen. There are many different ways to bring your dream kitchen to life, but the key thing is to make sure that it is as safe as possible. Here are some tips to help out with that.

Add Some Safety Locks

The first thing to try is to put safety locks in your kitchen. These locks are easy to find and more importantly, easy to install. They prevent your kids from accessing parts of the kitchen that are potentially unsafe for them to interact with. Any cabinets that are left accessible should be made as safe as possible and placed in a low-traffic area of the kitchen to avoid tripping hazards.

Put Knives Away

The next step is to take all sharp knives and keep them out of the easy reach of your kids. Knives and other such kitchen tools may be dangerous if mishandled, which is why they should be kept in the upper cabinets. It might be more inconvenient, but it is all in the name of safety.

Install Baby Gates

Baby gates are useful throughout your custom home, but they are even more helpful when it comes to securing your kitchen. These gates can also keep pets out of the kitchen so that they aren’t underfoot while you are trying to make dinner.

Move Chemical Cleaners

Keeping chemical cleaners for the kitchen and the bathroom in the cabinet under the sink is a simple measure. That said, you’ll need to move them or put them behind locks to make sure that they are left alone unless they are needed.

Rearrange Low Cabinets

Take a look at what is in the cabinets lower to the ground. Is there anything that is potentially harmful there? Do what you can to rearrange the cabinets, especially if you keep food or medicine down there.


At Shore-Line Construction, we know that your home is a reflection of you. That’s why we strive to make each home we build as beautiful as the family who will live there. We work with each of our clients to design a home that fits their needs. The end result is a durable, energy-efficient custom home that the family will enjoy for generations to come. Shore-Line Construction has been serving our customers for over 25 years, and we look forward to the opportunity to help you!

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