Check out this new Video from Window Covering Safety Council on Vimeo regarding child safety
Recently the media has given a lot of attention to the recall on roman shades and roller shade blinds for your windows. This is especially important in children’s rooms or play areas. However, with the new products that window covering companies now have it is important to consider them when retrofitting or putting new window coverings in your home. The following link is to information regarding the Window Covering Safety Council and it’s recommendations.
Here is our recommendation… buy from a company that for years has been concerned with making window fashions safe for homes with infants, young children and pets has always been a top priority… Hunter Douglas. They specifically address concerns that have recently surfaced about the safety of roman shades and roll-up blinds in the PDF titled “Hunter Douglas and Child Safety.”
Highlights of their child safe window treatment designs include:
- Hunter Douglas Vignette® Modern Roman Shades are the industry’s only roman shade with no exposed rear cords.
- Hunter Douglas developed the first Break-Thru® Safety Tassel, which is designed to break open under pressure should a child or pet become entangled in the cord loop.
- Their innovative motorized lifting system, PowerRise® with Platinum™ Technology, allows you to raise and lower window treatments with just the press of a button.
- Hunter Douglas cordless LiteRise® system has no operating cords; it just pushes up and pulls down from the bottom. The shade or blind raises or lowers evenly to the desired position, and then holds that position, locking in automatically.
Or if you are in the Portland Oregon and Vancouver Washington area, call us for on-site demonstration. 503-692-6077