Child safety is a major concern to us at Innuwindow. Every product we sell should be mounted in a way that no child is in danger of strangulation or harm. Drapery panels and curtains should always be mounted on rods and hardware that are secured from falling and harming anyone, whether adult or child. Top treatments such as cornices and valances should always be secured to the brackets. We take pride in the abilities of our installation team in making sure the window treatments we install are secure and safe.
The dangers of lift cords on shades and blinds have been a concern in the window coverings industry for many years. Manufacturers have worked closely with the Consumer Products Safety Council in improving standards for child safety. Innuwindow has been selling cordless products for over fourteen years. These mechanisms virtually eliminate the risk of strangulation. Each year more products become available with cordless options and new, safer mechanisms become available. All other shade products are available with a loop cord which must be secured by a cord tensioner. Products purchased with standard lift cords are packaged with a cord cleat which must be installed.
Innuwindow installers are required to install safety devices on all occasions.
Child safety should be of concern to everyone. Great care should be given to crib placement and play area location in relation to window treatments. Smart product design and a bit of thought can eliminate child safety issues in most cases.
- We provide safety devices with every window treatment so the cords/chains cannot become loose and become strangling hazards. To comply with child safety standards, all continuous loop tension devices must be installed per the installation instructions provided with the device.
- Each shade is sent out with a safety warning to further drive the message home to parents to make sure they are doing their part in keeping their homes as safe as possible. According to the Window Covering Manufacturers Association, Inc. all labels must not be removed from the product.
- Never place a crib, playpen, bed or any type of low-standing furniture near a window. In exploring their surroundings, young children can accidentally fall through an open window or window screen, or become tragically entangled in a nearby shade cord.
- Whenever possible, place cribs and furniture on a non-window wall.
Should you have any additional concerns over existing window treatments or a future purchase you can contact our customer service team 508-650-9922.