Friday, October 19, 2018

Time To Go Cordless

Time To Go Cordless

New Safety Regulations for Window Coverings

Effective December 15, 2018

The Window Covering Safety Council in conjunction with the Consumer Product Safety Commission has announced a significant change to window covering standards. As of December 15, 2018 all ready made blinds must be cordless. Once current inventory levels of corded blinds are depleted, all the consumer will see are cordless blinds in the big box stores both locally and online. All types of custom blinds are exempt which will allow consumers to order window coverings with cords if so desired.

Why such a costly change? The concern is for the safety of our children. With an average of 12 children a year dying from strangulation from cord entanglement and 20 a month being take to the emergency room, the time has come to make a significant change to protect our children. has already prepared for this change.  You can order cordless blinds online today. The new blinds feature easy to use cordless lift systems. If you want to see how they work, check out our informative videos on our