Edge guards are important safety absorbent foams that are usually attached to most furniture, in fact the living room ones so that it softens the surface in case a child bump into it. Ideally, the edge guards are for shelves, coffee tables, dining tables cabinets, hearths etc. However, the edge guards should be placed to any sharp edges of furniture surface in order to keep them off the playing space of children in the house. You can determine the places where edge guards should fixed through using the height of your toddlers. The infants take a year before starting crawling and feel confident to walk up and down and this is the essential time of installing appropriately the edge guards at right places. This will provide you with the peace of when the children roam around the living room.
There are a variety of edge guards available in the hardware stores but the following are some of the best types and styles of edge guards that will add aesthetic value to your furniture and interior décor at large.
Ezy cushioned corner strip guard
This one of the types and styles of edge guards is durable and sturdy. This edge guard is usually used as a protective cushion attached to any sharp edge such as on rectangular pillars, stairs and wall corners. With ezy cushioned corner strip guard as your edge guard will reduce the serious risks like injury to children from collisions, trips and falls. If you mind about colors, this edge guard is available in various colors and you can choose the one that blends nicely with your color scheme. It is made of urethane skin instead of the widely used PU material and also complies with all safety regulations, and it is also suitable for use to sharp edges in schools, amusement parks and kindergartens. Since it is UV treated, it is functional for both indoor and outdoor strip guards which are easier and simpler to install using silicone adhesive. Clearly, it has a diverse variety of functions.
It is fire retardant, latex-free and non-toxic type of an edge guard. Like the ezy cushioned corner strip guard, it is simple to fix and fit, and is ideal for dining, desk, and coffee table corners. This come in a 4 corner guards in a pack.
Clevamama Multi Purpose Edge Guard
It is one of the types of edge guards that will protect the children from injuries in case of a knock or fall. The guard was designed to absorb force of the collision thus preventing serious injuries. It is ideal for door frames, table edges, prominent shelves and kitchen islands found in the house. It can be easily if it is no longer in use. Lengthwise are manufactured in the region of 4m and also easy to install.
Prince Lionheart JUMBO Cushiony Corner Guards
This is another type of cushion guard that fit easily to sharp corners which is also non-toxic, fire retardant and latex-free.