The most dangerous things in your home
Falls are the number one most common house-related accident. And they're frequently caused by stairs.
Bathtubs can be an unexpected source of danger, as children can drown in them.
Toilet bowl cleaner -
The corrosive ingredients used in acidic products can also cause burns on skin and eyes.
Ladders and stools -
Ladders and step stools can be a source of danger for people in the home.
Research published by the American Chemical Society looked into the particulate matter emitted by household printers.
Knives can be a risk of danger at nearly every age. A child handling a knife could potentially lead to injury.
Candles are another dangerous item that shouldn't be left unattended.
Extension cords -
Faulty extension cords can be super flammable. If possible, don't skimp on the cost of an extension cord.
Gas fireplace -
A gas fireplace poses a number of risks. They can be dangerous for pets and young children.
CFL light bulbs -
These types of bulbs are only a danger when they break.
Mothballs might be a bit old school, but they can still pose a danger if you've got them lying around.
Furniture polish and stain -
Furniture polish and stains that aren't vegetable- or oil-based can be dangerous, as they're highly flammable.
Dryers can pose a danger to small kids who fit inside them. But they can also be a fire hazard for the whole family.
Dirty pillows can pose a health risk, as they can develop fungus.