It’s sometimes easy for people to overlook the potential hazards of window treatments, especially when it comes to children and pets. However, window treatments and infants can be a terrible mix. But today, there is no reason for us to lose another child through “Infant Cord Strangulation.” If you have not updated your functioning window treatments, perhaps it is time. If … [Read more...] about Child Safety and Window Treatments
Child Safe Window Coverings
More and more, we have customers inquire about how their new window treatments can lead to increased energy efficiency. Our first product recommendation to these customers is almost always the Duette® Architella® Honeycomb Shades. There's just nothing else like these honeycomb shades on the market. With a state-of-the-art honeycomb-within-a-honeycomb design, Architella shades … [Read more...] about Architella Honeycomb Shades by Hunter Douglas
Did you know? October is Child Safety Month. Major changes were made to window treatments several years ago to reduce the risk to children, but there are still some styles of window coverings that be made safer. According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, window coverings with dangling cords are among the top five hidden hazards in American homes. If you're … [Read more...] about Blind & Shades – What Are My Options For Child & Pet Safety?
There was a time when stories about window treatment cords harming children were front page news. Today, thanks innovative lifting options from companies such as Hunter Douglas, window treatments are dramatically safer for your kids and pets. Since 1995, in fact, the window treatment industry has been focused on reducing the threat of injury to children posed by looped window … [Read more...] about Child-Safe Window Fashions from Hunter Douglas