Socket cover help?

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  1. jojo_2012

    jojo_2012 Well-Known Member

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    I just bought the Lindam socket covers after I left my old ones behind when moving. Only problem is he can get them out so easily! I didn't have any trouble with the old ones as they were flatter to the socket :(

    Can anyone recommend a better sort?

    Also before anyone says I've seen the website about them apparently being dangerous so there's no need to tell me about it I don't believe it to be true.
     
  2. SunnySue

    SunnySue Well-Known Member

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    I have the ikea ones, even i struggle to get them out LOL x
     
  3. toni64539

    toni64539 Well-Known Member

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    I got some from toy master and the only way to remove them is to use another plug prong they're fab
     
  4. Les1504

    Les1504 Well-Known Member

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    I think mine are Lindam, they do the job well enough at the moment but I can see why an older child might find them easy to remove! Will be watching this thread for alternatives x
     
  5. magdalena87

    magdalena87 Well-Known Member

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    We got the Ikea ones, they are very flat.
     
  6. l_maclean

    l_maclean Well-Known Member

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    I believe you can get some that require a lock to remove them - then you don't have an issue with little fingers taking them out.

    Although plug safety standards in the uk mean you don't actually need any.
     
  7. HopesDreams

    HopesDreams Well-Known Member

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    What do you mean?
     
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    l_maclean Well-Known Member

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    As in since legislation was introduced in the 70s, and sockets were redesigned, it is physically impossible for a child to get fingers etc far enough in the socket to be dangerous (assuming your sockets are safe - i.e not broken and up to date!)!
     
  9. HopesDreams

    HopesDreams Well-Known Member

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    I never would have known, that's really interesting!
     
  10. jojo_2012

    jojo_2012 Well-Known Member

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    Thanks guys we've ordered some Ikea ones from eBay now hopefully the stress will be over soon xx
     
  11. positivity :)

    positivity :) Well-Known Member

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    That's really good to know! Will gets the covers out too and is obsessed with plugging things in!
     
  12. FirstBabyEek

    FirstBabyEek Well-Known Member

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    Your brilliant advice last time on this issues really helped me out.

    Yeah you need to make sure they fit really well as by inserting a socket cover your actually opening the flaps to the live so if they are ill fitting and lo manages to jam something in alongside it - heaven forbid. Just think carefully and look very closely at the covers you decide to get.


     
  13. kittyrooroo

    kittyrooroo Well-Known Member

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  14. l_maclean

    l_maclean Well-Known Member

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    Yeah, that's the reasons my husband won't allow us to have them in the house in the first place.
     

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