rhoost smarter childproofingOur family has learned first hand the importance of babyproofing. Prior to Max’s accident, childproofing was something I did on a “well do it when we need to” basis. Basically meaning, I would wait until we were in a near-accident situation before actually taking the plunge to get it done.

Many childproof products are ugly and troublesome to install and, as a military family that moves often we are not in a position to screw and hammer into every cabinet we encounter.

Rhoost has answered many of these concerns with a brand of products that provide “smarter childproofing.” Created by parents, the company’s mission is “to provide parents with the products and knowledge they need to maintain a safe, fun and worry-free home.”

Here’s how Rhoost products work smarter so you don’t have to work harder:

  •  Easy to install and use, and don’t require adhesives or screws (your furniture will thank us)
  • Portable and can go with you to grandma’s house or on vacation
  • Simple to replace, if removed
  • Come in colors that complement your home décor, and blend well with any furniture
  • Non-toxic (BPA, Lead, PVC, Phthalates, and Cadmium) and 100% recyclable
  • Free of flame retardants and foam chemicals

Rhoost Products in the Home

Rhoost childproofing collection includes 5 products: Blind Cord Winder, Cabinet Closure, Finger Guard, Safety Outlet Cover and Table Corner Guard. We’ve incorporated several of these into our home.

Rhoost Corner Protector

The Finger Guard is a super simple and sleek design that will leave you wondering why you haven’t had one like it for year. Simply hang the Finger Guard over a hinge of your door and it prevents the door from slamming shut on small fingers.

Rhoost Finger Guard

We’ve also found it’s perfect for summer in Germany. With no A/C we have to leave windows open, but the draft often makes the interior doors slam shut. Not good when the baby’s napping! The Finger Guard keeps the doors open safely, even with the draft.

Rhoost Door Finger Protector

Rhoost’s take on one of the most popular and necessary babyprooofing items, the Cabinet Closure, was designed from scratch. It requires no screws and loops through cabinet handles so there is no damage at all to furniture.

Rhoost Cabinet Lock

We’ve been using the Cabinet Closure on a cabinet that houses my husband’s computer and our printer. It’s been, of course, Max’s favorite place to explore, but it’s simply not safe – for him or the electronics. The design is simple and, in theory, easy to use. In practice, it’s not as smooth. It’s pretty difficult to get the pieces to unlock and lock. While it’s great for preventing unwanted little intruders, it takes me more time (and frustration) than it should to get it to latch and unlatch. I’m hoping with more use, it will loosen up a bit.

Rhoost Cabinet Lock

Shop! Rhoost products are very reasonably priced, especially considering the quality and wear and tear they’ll save on your furniture. Visit Rhoost or our affiliate Magic Beans to purchase.

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Kate started The Shopping Mama™ in January 2009 when, after graduating law school, she traded in online legal research and writing for locating the best products for children. She shops for three kids ages 8, 6 and 3 from their home in Japan. Her military family is making the most of back-to-back overseas assignments by traveling every chance they get.

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  1. 1.

    probably the corner guards, i’m nervous for when mylittle one starts crawling around!

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    Jessica lee

    Definently the finger guard! My daughter is always slamming her finger in the door :/

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    I would love corner guards for my coffee table! These look great!

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    Jennifer Rogers

    The Safety Outlet covers for us!

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    blind cord winder


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    Jenn McClearn

    the cabinet closer would be really helpful in our house

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    anastasia b

    the finger guard

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    Sarah Hayes

    i think the table corner guard

  9. 9.

    All of them are needed, but the cabinet closure more so.

  10. 10.

    The finger guard looks very nice. I also love their corner guards!
    Amie Olson

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    The table corner guard would be great for my coffee table.

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    Cabinet closure would be best for us.

  13. 13.

    We love Rhoost–the outlet covers are the best!

  14. 14.

    OOO! I like the blind cord winder the best. I need to childproof my house, bad! My kid is into everything!!

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    Amanda Alvarado

    We could use the table corner guard! Dd is a klutz like me and is always walking into the tables!

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    Jessica G

    I need the cabinet closures and table corner guards.

  17. 17.

    really want to try their cord winders!!! All the others i’ve used are awful!!

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    The cabinet closures!

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    The cabinet closures

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    table corner guard

  21. 21.

    Would love to get some of these products to further babyproof!

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    chana u

    finger guards and cabinet closures

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    Kris I.

    i like the cabinet closures

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    Stacey B

    the cabinet locks for sure.. my son won’t stay out of them!

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    blind cord winder

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