Firehall Car Seat Installs provides the residents of the Greater Toronto and surrounding area with private children’s car seat installation services. Founded in 2019 and based out of Milton, the team at Firehall Car Seat Installs is proud to help families to ensure their child car seats are installed as safely as possible. Education is our priority and we aim to be an integral part of keeping your child safe in your vehicle throughout all of the four child seat stages of their life. We provide mobile service to your home or we can meet at a convenient location in Milton.
The Child Passenger Safety Association of Canada is a national, not-for-profit corporation. Its members promote child passenger safety through public education, advocacy and training in children's restraint systems.
They are an organization of Canadian specialists who have come together to create a cohesive national program dedicated to the safety of children and youth while traveling in motor vehicles.
Prenatal Stage 1 Seat Install & Lesson
This full installation comes included with up to 1 hour of time spent with one or more parent(s). Also included is a physical inspection of your seat, a recall check, an installation demonstration, a restraint and harness demonstration (with or without a child) and an explanation of the four stages of car seats that you will use moving forward. This price will include supplies such as shelf liner & pool noodles, if required. CPSAC Installation form to be provided at the time of service signed by a caregiver and myself.
Stage 2, 3 or 4 Seat Install & Lesson
This full installation comes included with up to 45 minutes of time spent with one or more parent(s). Also included is a physical inspection of your seat, a recall check, an installation demonstration, a restraint and harness demonstration (with or without a child) and an explanation of your child's future stage. CPSAC Installation form to be provided at the time of service signed by a caregiver and myself.
Virtual Seat Install & Lesson
This full installation comes included with up to 45 minutes of time spent with one or more parent(s). This applies to any stage of seat. Also included is a virtual inspection of your seat, a recall check, a virtual installation demonstration, a restraint and harness demonstration (with a doll) and an explanation of your child's future stage. CPSAC Inspection form to be scanned and emailed to you after the installation. All virtual installs would ideally be done via iPhone and FaceTime. Skype and Zoom are also options at this time.
All prices do not include 13% HST.
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Payment in Cash or Cheque is also accepted.
Prices are applicable for mobile service at the location of your choice within 30 kms of Milton.
$10 fee added to locations within 31-40 kms from Milton.
$20 fee added to locations within 41-50 kms from Milton.
We are not travelling more than 50 kms from Milton at this time.
Information Needed For Bookings
For the best service please provide the following information so that we can be best prepared for your installation date. Please Text or Email me the information.
Year, Make, Model and Trim of Vehicle. Please have your Vehicle Manual available at the time of installation.
Brand, Model, Serial Number, Date of Manufacture, Expiry Date and Type of Child Car Seat. Please have your Instruction Manual available at the time of installation.
Child Age, Height & Weight
Please provide parent(s) name(s), mailing address, phone number and email
Ryan works on a 24 hour shift schedule and is available various days and times to provide the best possible service.
By Appointment Only
Mon - Fri: 8am - 8pm
Saturday: 8am - 8pm
Sunday: 8am - 8pm
Ryan Gallagher is a full time Operations Firefighter in the GTA and a father of two young boys residing in Milton, Ontario. Previous to his career in the fire service, Ryan had a career in the Medical Device industry. Ryan is a certified Car Seat Installation Technician with both CPSAC and St. John Ambulance. Ryan has spent the last four years volunteering with both Halton Public Health Unit and St. John Ambulance, Burlington division installing hundreds of various child car seats for all ages of children in all types of vehicles. Ryan has a current and annually updated criminal background and vulnerable sector check performed by the Halton Police. Ryan has up to date private insurance coverage with valid professional liability and professional general liability from LMS PROLINK Insurance Company.
Useful Website Links
When is right time to move to a Booster Seat?
February 7, 2020
Consumer Reports recommends that kids stay in a car seat with a harness for as long as possible. See linked article for more information. A very helpful chart can also be found in the article for when to move your child from stage 1 through 4.
Deciding When It's Time to Upgrade Your Child's Car Seat from Consumer Reports
September 9, 2020
There are plenty of car-seat deals and trade-in events out there, but be careful about making the switch too soon.