Everyone wants to ensure that their children are safe in their own homes, but not all parents realize that window treatments can be a serious health risk. In fact, according to one study, almost 300 children were either killed or catastrophically injured by window cords in the timespan between 1996 to 2012. Though newer window treatments don’t typically include cords, there are still plenty of homes with older corded window coverings. Here are some ideas on how you can keep kids safe. Prevent … [Read more...] about Are Your Window Treatments Childproof? Learn How to Make Sure They Are
October has been designated National Window Covering Safety Month and we want every one of our customers to know how to keep their families safe. Let’s cover some of the basic safety tips and then look at the ways you can check your window coverings and improve them as needed. Cords may seem harmless, but they can turn deadly if toddlers become entwined in them. October is the perfect month to educate consumers on the safety of their window coverings. It’s true that accidents have been on the … [Read more...] about Are You Ready for National Window Covering Safety Month?