October is Child Safety Month, and there are three things you really need to know when it comes to window treatments: Cordless, cordless, cordless! Cordless is really the only way to go with window treatments where small children will be present. Happily, there are plenty of options for keeping your home safe and your windows …read the full post
Blog posts tagged: safety
We had a little treat behind the scenes at Innovative Openings yesterday, in a visit from the QMI people and a demonstration of the strength and capabilities of their security screen product. How strong is this screen? When you see this screen, granted, it looks heavy duty, but what really counts is what you don’t …read the full post
Would you like to have motorized shades in your home? To control your light, privacy and ambience with the touch of a button? It can be so much easier than most people would guess… you don’t have to have an electrician or make messy modifications in your existing home. You don’t have to worry about …read the full post
Most people associate October with crisp weather, leaves changing color and Halloween. It is a safe bet that when many Americans hear “October” their minds don’t immediately think of how safe their windows and window coverings are. However, while the month of October is indeed better known for ghosts, ghouls, candies and costumes, it is also a month long acknowledgment of the dangers window coverings can cause for young children across the country.
New Manufacturing Standards for Roman Shades require compliance by December 3, 2010 The Window Covering Manufacturer Association (WCMA) in conjunction with Consumer Product Safety Commission has re-written the manufacturing standards for corded window coverings. The implementation of the new standards is in two phases with the first phase requiring compliance to the new standards for …read the full post