|Owning a home with a yard comes with tons of opportunities: you can relax in the sun with a good book, host a backyard barbecue, plant a vegetable garden, or send your kids outside to burn off some energy. It is your space, and you should be able to make the most of it.
Part of making sure you can enjoy your yard to the fullest is keeping it safe—especially for children and pets.
|How to Make Your Yard Safer for Kids and Pets|
|Secure potential hazards
Before sending your kids or pets out to play, walk through your yard and look for things that could be dangerous.
Provide a secure space.
Know when supervision is needed.
Every home is unique, and your kids’ needs will vary depending on their age and maturity. However, the following situations merit extra caution.