Empty Nest 7

Empty Nest 7

And yet again we talk about how to make your new home safe for Empty Nesters.  Today's tip just might rankle feathers of some.  Question - how many of you have a Throw Rug or mat in the bathroom?  How many of us have Throw Rugs in halls or that part of the living room or your bedroom?  The obvious answer is that virtually all of us have Throw Rugs somewhere in the house.  So, today's advice is simple, get rid of those throw rugs, especially that one in the bathroom!  How many times have you caught a toe or something on the Throw Rug and almost fallen?  Everyone has at one time or another.  The bathroom is one of the most accident prone rooms of the house and the bathroom mat is especially dangerous.  Do you really think the minor convenience is worth the potential for a fall?  Take a look around and see what you can easily hit your head on; how about the toilet or porcelain sink?  Seriously, folks get rid of all of the throw rugs and be much more safe.  This tip doesn't cost you a penny and honestly it might be one of our best ideas.

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