Safety First Cordless Window Treatments, Wilmington, NC

The health of our children is important and requires more than just proper food, exercise and sleep, it also requires staying safe and secure. Recent studies have shown that every year children are injured or killed by unintentional accidents that happen in the home. Children fall victim to falls, burns, drownings and the number one cause suffocation. “The US Consumer Product Safety Commission identifies window coverings with cords as one of the five hidden hazards in the home. To prevent these tragedies from occurring and to maximize window cord safety when children are present it is important to follow these safety guidelines rec0mmended by the CPSC”

* Move all furniture, cribs, beds, and climbable surfaces away from windows

* Keep all window cords well out of reach of children

* Install only cordless window coverings in homes with young children

* Be sure cord stops are properly installed and adjusted to limit inner-cord movement

With the safety of children being top priority, nearly every type of window covering can be purchased with cordless upgrades. Cordless options  available on Levolor Accordia Cellular Shades are easy to use with a pull down, push up control. These cellular shades are available in more than 200 fabric choices to fit any style and budget. Hunter Douglas offers Vignette Tiered Modern Roman Shades with “Lite Rise” cordless operation. This cordless operation is also available on Hunter Douglas Country Wood Blinds and Duette Honeycomb Shades. Motorized and remote control operating systems are another smart cordless operation choice, allowing freedom to open, close, raise and lower the windows with a touch of a button.

Window treatments are a beautiful way to bring warmth and character to any room. Window coverings offer protection, keeping the heat in and the cold out. However whatever window treatment is used number one, first and foremost our environment must be prepared for the safety of our children. To get acquainted with all the various cordless window treatment options available contact a professional window covering treatment company here in Wilmington, NC for a Free-In-Home consultation.

Torgie       (KP)










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