You can use our detailed home assessment checklist to do your own general home safety assessment. This home evaluation checklist walks you through the process room by room, pointing out potential safety and security risks and providing advice on correcting any issues. When conducting a safety assessment, always use a checklist like this that is put together by someone who knows what they’re doing—this may seem obvious in hindsight, but it is easy to overlook when you’re walking through and conducting the evaluation.
You can also do a safety evaluation for accessibility yourself, as they’re very similar to general home evaluations. However, due to the potentially greater risk, it may be better to have a qualified professional perform this assessment for you so you can be sure all bases are covered.
If you don’t hire a professional, use our comprehensive home safety checklist to conduct your own home safety assessment. And, as always, review our home safety and security resources if you have any further questions.