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Scott H

Salisbury QLD


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"Scott installed a large doggy door and baby gate for me and did an amazing job! He was on time, extremely professional and very friendly. I would not..."

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Chris C

Ipswich QLD


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"Great communication and extremely prompt!"

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Huseyin K

Bundoora VIC


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"Quick and easy removal "

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Michel A

Thornton NSW


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"Michel was absolutely amazing and very prompt and professional "

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Samuel S

St Kilda East VIC


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"Sam is extremely capable and helpful. I’d definitely use him again."

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Steve H

Baulkham Hills NSW


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"Good job done."

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Jeremy D

Northcote VIC


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"Thanks for a job done well and in good time too."

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Michael M

Scoresby VIC


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"Professional "

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Find and fit a baby gate


"Quick, efficient and very helpful. Highly recommend "

Set up baby gates


"Very friendly man who fixed my baby's cot in 10 minutes! Will definitely use again :)"

Install baby gate on stairs, playpen and fix cot


"Heather was punctual, friendly and most importantly did an excellent job."

Install curtain rail and baby gate


"Forgot to review over a year ago Harry, No mice and gate still standing - many thanks !"

Install Baby Gate/Fence, dishwasher remove&install


"HIGHLY RECOMMENDED! Pete did a great job and even offered suggestions and solutions based on his recommendations. He had all the tools and was very meticulous. Will definitely use again! "

Furniture assembly,wall mount and baby gate


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Why hire a baby proofer or child proofer through Airtasker?

One day, your child is contentedly lying in the play gym and on the next, they're crawling all over the place and knocking things over. Falling and breaking is obviously a problem for your antiques, but more so for your little one's safety. You definitely need a baby proofing service, and Airtasker has your back.

An expert child proofer will do a complete assessment of your house to identify potential hazards to crawling babies (who explore everything with their hands and mouths) or toddlers (who climb on, pull on, and pull out everything). Whether it's for your own, your grandchild, or a visitor's, child proofing services is an essential investment in their safety and your sanity. It's the perfect solution when you've already got your hands full.

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What does a baby proofer or child proofer do?

A baby or child proofer is an expert in safety. They’ll assess potential hazards in areas where children live and play before making recommendations and changes to improve safety.

Can a baby proofer help improve safety at my family daycare?

Of course! Meeting safety standards is an important factor in keeping and maintaining your accreditation. A qualified safety assessor can help you childproof your family day care to meet the required standards.

What skills, experience, and qualifications does a baby proofer need?

Child and baby proofing experts may come from a range of backgrounds, including carpentry and electrical trades, OH & S, and Early Childhood Education. They must have knowledge of safety laws and regulations, as well as practical skills so they can install your safety equipment.

When should I child baby proof my house?

When you expect to have children in your home (whether your own or someone else’s visiting), you’ll need at least some child proofing to ensure safety. But most parents find that child proofing becomes essential from when their child starts to become mobile (usually between 6-9 months).

How long will it take to fully baby proof my home?

Installing safety equipment may take anywhere from 30 minutes to a full day, depending on what needs to be done. Simple fixes like installing switch protectors can be a quick task, while installing window mechanisms and safety barriers will take longer.

How much does it cost to hire a baby proofer?

Baby proofing your house usually costs around $50-$100 when you hire  through Airtasker. But the cost will depend on the type of tasks, the size of your home, and how long it’s likely to take.

What does a baby proofing service include?

Baby proofing is more than just installing baby gates here and there (although that’s a big part of it). You can get help with securing TVs and cabinets to the walls, installing baby proof locks and devices, and even considering things like height and temperature restrictions to keep your child safe.

Choose from a range of different baby proofing services to suit your needs:

Full house safety assessment
Before you invest in fancy devices, why not undertake a professional baby-proofing assessment? Your baby proofing expert will visit you at home and conduct a thorough evaluation before providing you with a report on all potential hazards. This will cover critical areas, including flooring, trip hazards, railings, stairways, sleeping spaces, electrical plugs/outlets, doors, windows, cupboards, fridges, chemical storage, water, and pets.

Afterwards, they’ll develop a plan to install suitable safety items to minimise or eliminate risks to your child, while still allowing your home to function for the rest of your family.

Doors and windows
Baby proofing your doors and windows ensures that your house meets current safety requirements and keeps your children safe. Your baby proofer can help by installing baby gates, which may need additional mountings for wider stairs and doorways. They’ll measure and fit the baby gates and make sure they’re working correctly.

Part of the child proofing service is replacing dangerous blind and curtain cords, installing wall brackets, cord winders, and tension devices to reduce choking and strangulation hazards. Plus, your child proofer can install window bars, flyscreens, or window openers that limit openings to maximise window safety. They can also install cupboard door locks to secure chemicals and breakables, and add safety locks to bathrooms and toilets so children can’t accidentally lock themselves in.

Preventing burns
If you’ve got a curious baby, you’ll know that nothing attracts them more than heating devices. You can hire a childproofing expert to install safety items such as stove guards, heater guards, and thermostat controls for your hot water systems. They’ll assess your heat sources and measure current temperatures to decide on the best approach.

Next, your baby proofer will install either a commercial barrier product or custom design a setup to suit your house and needs.

Electrical safety
Houses are filled with potential electrical hazards for small children—lamp cords that can be pulled, TVs that climbers grab onto, and all sorts of cables running along the floor that are trip hazards and an invitation to chew. Your baby proofing service will include an assessment of any electrical risks in your home. 

Afterwards, you can choose from a range of ingenious solutions. These may include lockable circuit board covers, cord and cable covers, or even a custom-designed baby proof device charging station that will keep cords safely away from little mouths and fingers.

Recent Baby Proofing tasks

Install baby gate


Woombye QLD, Australia

26th Jul 2021

Needing someone to install a baby gate that we have. Flexible with days and time

Install 3 baby gates in stairwells


Seven Hills QLD, Australia

20th Jul 2021

Install 3 baby gates in stairwells

Install two retractable baby gates


Redhead NSW, Australia

4th Jul 2021

One - dream baby and the other - perma child safety

Repeat customer. Work done to a great standard. Thanks again Michael

Install 8x hooks and 2x baby gates


Ryde NSW 2112, Australia

29th Jun 2021

Need someone with their own equipment to drill hooks into our walls (8 hooks in total) and install 2 baby gates. Prefer hooks like the one on the picture (attached)

Thank you for your help

Picture hanging, shelf install and 2 x baby gates


Coogee, New South Wales, Australia

2nd Jun 2021

Hi, It after 1 large picture to be hung, a small shelf to be installed and 2 x baby gates to be also be installed as per pictures

awesome work! Thanks Kenny

Install baby gate


Mardi NSW, Australia

23rd May 2021

I need someone to install a baby gate for me. Will need a stud finder, drill and screwdriver.

On time and job done well. All own tools am cleaned up mess

Hang 3 pictures and install wall mounted baby gate


Yarraville VIC, Australia

20th Apr 2021

I have 3 large pictures I need hung and a baby gate installed to wall at top of stairs. I have already purchased the hooks for art. I believe you need a drill to install the baby gate.

Thanks so much for your handy work. Much appreciated.

Installation of doggy door and baby gate


Oxley QLD, Australia

25th Jul 2021

Installation of Hakuna Pets (large) doggy door in to screen door Installation of Perma baby gate on to stairs Please bring all tools needed Between 1-4pm today (25 July) if possible

Scott installed a large doggy door and baby gate for me and did an amazing job! He was on time, extremely professional and very friendly. I would not hesitate in recommending Scott to family and friends and will be contacting him for future work at my place!

Fix Baby Gate


Ivanhoe VIC, Australia

12th Jul 2021

We’ve got a baby gate that’s been up for a couple of years and is starting to wear at the point it’s been installed in the wall. We need someone to come and re-do this so it is secure again.

Hus was excellent. He was efficient and discussed how we’d like the baby gate to sit, very happy with the result

Install baby gate


Southbank VIC, Australia

4th Jul 2021

Need someone to install the attached baby gate to the top of a set of stairs

Great tasker... Job done impeccably & always stayed in touch!

Supply and install baby gate at top of stairs


Newport VIC, Australia

28th Jun 2021

Please send quote for baby gate installation at top of stairs and fix damaged wall (photo to be provided)

Great job on repairing the hole in the wall. Very good in providing a custom solution for baby gate as original product could be built safer. Simple, no-nonsense attitude and went above and beyond. Heavily recommended.

Install baby gate


Greenvale VIC, Australia

30th May 2021

Install baby gate on the stairs

Excellent work. Will call him again

Wall mount a baby gate


Dandenong North VIC 3175, Australia

3rd May 2021

Hi i need to have babygate installed on the stairs

Stephen is Very helpful & reliable. Very happy with the work

Install baby gate


South Yarra VIC, Australia

1st Aug 2021

Need someone to install baby gate pictured to the area shown for my puppy, I have both a 10cm and 20cm extension as i’m not sure which one to use! Baby gate and extensions already supplied; must be done Tuesday before 3pm.

2 beds dining table and baby gates


Bracken Ridge QLD 4017, Australia

21st Jul 2021

Good afternoon I was wondering if someone could please put together the following I have 2 single beds from Fantastic Furniture A dining table and chairs from Ikea 2 Baby gates and the top and bottom of a stair well.

Awesome job very happy

Baby Gate put


Earlwood, New South Wales, Australia

10th Jul 2021

Need a mesh baby gate put up

Install baby gate


Glenroy VIC, Australia

1st Jul 2021

Install baby gate (Kmart brand) at top of stairs

Install baby gate


Murrumbeena VIC, Australia

22nd Jun 2021

We need to install a baby gate at the top of the stairs. It’s a Perma Child Safety retractable gate.

Terrific job, very friendly, great service, COVID safe! Very happy, thanks Michael!

Re screw baby gate to concrete wall


Hawthorn East VIC, Australia

23rd May 2021

Looking for an airtasker with the necessary skills and tools to reaffix/screw our baby gate to the concrete wall as it has pulled off. The gate is affixed to the wall at two points, only one point needs reaffixing/screwing.

Thanks Stephen, great job

Install baby gate


Ryde NSW, Australia

21st Apr 2021

Hi we need someone to come on Monday 26th April to install a baby gate for us.

Easy to communicate with, was punctual and professional and got the job done in no time. Definitely reccomended !