Thousands of children CRUSHED by TVs and furniture falling on them each year.* See how you can easily prevent it.

May 10, 2016
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Every 30 minutes a child is rushed to the emergency room due to falling furniture. Of these children, one will die every two weeks on average. Because 91%* of the injuries occur at home, the majority of these tragedies could have been avoided by simply securing the furniture.

In the February of last year, Jackie Collas from Pennsylvania went into her two-year-old son, Curren’s, room to discover his dresser had fallen on and trapped him until he tragically passed away. Even if she was in the room when it happened, she wouldn’t have been able to stop it because of the weight of the dresser.

Securing furniture in a home is often overlooked despite unintentional injury being the leading cause of death in toddlers and young children in the USA**. Even though it should be obvious, many parents don’t see the dangers of their furniture decorating their home. Here are some tips approved by the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission*** to avoid a tragedy in your home:

1. Use the furniture for what it was designed for
Even though it may be tempting to go for aesthetics over safety, your TV should only be placed on a television stand, media center or mounted to a wall.

2. Secure your TV
If your TV isn’t mounted to the wall, it should be fixed to the furniture or wall with a furniture safety strap (we review the best ones below) to prevent it from tipping over.

3. Secure all top-heavy furniture
This can easily be done with safety straps to make sure your new dresser, bookcase or shelving unit is risk-free.

Furniture straps are a very quick, easy to use and inexpensive solution to prevent your furniture from falling on to your children. Join thousands of others who are making their family home a safer place.

Necessary!

By

Olivia

on July 26, 2017

Verified Purchase
I thought that I escaped raising my child without installing these on my furniture, as my son was over 2 years old. However, I was wrong. After 2 is the more important time to install these, as my son got more knowledgeable, more tempered, he will pull the shelves hard and I am scared that dresser can fall over, as I have a tall dresser. Anyways, these straps are strong and easy to install, happy that I finally got them and now feel safe when my kid goes in my bedroom for something without me.

We’ve compiled a simple table of the safest Anti-Tip Furniture Straps that you can easily get online on Amazon. Decide which one is right for your family and your home and secure your furniture before it’s too late.

What comes with it Price Reusable Types of Furniture Strap Length Material Installation
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SaferKids Anti-Tip Safety Straps Kit

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    Adjustable straps
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    All mounting hardware
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$29.95
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    TVs
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29inches Metal Easy
Bébé Earth Anti-Tip Furniture Straps

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    Adjustable straps
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    All mounting hardware
$19.27
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    TVs
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    Cupboards
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    Drawers
14.7inches ABS Plastic Easy
Secure Tots Anti-Tipping Flat-Panel TV & Furniture Strap

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    Adjustable straps
$8.67
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    TVs
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    Cupboards
Unknown Plastic Easy
Safety 1st Furniture Wall Straps

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    Adjustable straps
$16.50
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    Cupboards
11.2inches Plastic Easy
iCooker® Child Proof Safety Anti-Tip TV Strap for Furniture & Wall

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    Adjustable straps
$13.99
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    TVs
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    Drawers
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Hangman Anti-Tip Kit

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    All mounting hardware
$13.99
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    Cupboards
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6inches Steel Medium

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