By the time kids get to their parents’ apartments, they’re already covered in plastic.

That’s because balconies on the ground level and on the top of the apartment block are designed to keep children out of harm’s way, but some balconies also protect against falls and the spread of viruses.

A few balconies, like the ones above, are designed for use in residential buildings.

But most are only for use on a commercial level, meaning they’re only meant for families or friends who live in the building.

Bedding on a balcony is designed to stay put, and you’ll need to be careful not to disturb the living space or to disturb furniture in the living area.

Here are some of the common questions we get about balcony safety.

What is the difference between a balcony and a balcony railing?