Make the right choice and go cordless with your blinds and shades. Learn the benefits of Cordless and how to keep your little ones safe without compromising an elegant décor.

Cordless Safety & Elegance Saftey Tips from the Experts

Do you already have a window covering with cords? Let us suggest some safety tips. As parents of beloved children, the team at SelectBlinds.com wants to promote safety by sharing some top window blinds and shades safety tips.

Stats About Cordless Safety

Number of Americans unaware of interior blind cords safety hazards

Stats About Cordless Safety

Number of Americans unaware of strangulation hazards related to window covering pull cords

1 Pull all furniture, including beds and cribs, or anything that can be climbed away from the windows.

Cribs away from windows

2 Keep all window covering cords up, and out of the reach of children. Tuck the cord up around the top of the blinds.

tuck window blind cords
Cordless is good for children

3 In any home with small children install only cordless window coverings.

4 Keep pull cords as short as they can functionally be. Any continuous-loop pull cords like those on vertical blinds and cellular shades need to be fixed to the wall or floor.

5 Limit the movement of cords between blinds slats by installing cord stops and adjusting them so they have limited movement. According to the WCSC study, this is a hazard that many Americans are still not aware of.

But parents need to be aware that if the inner-cords on window blinds and shades are loose, a child could pull the cord out enough to fit their head between them and be hurt.

Cord Stop

REASONS TO GO CORDLESS

cellular shades

CELLULAR SHADES

  • Cordless Top Down Bottom Up option available.
  • Disney/Kids Products: Only available as cordless
Bamboo Shades

BAMBOO SHADES

  • Easy to move shade up and down
  • Innovative Cordless option for bamboo shades offered exclusively on the Good Housekeeping Woven Wood Shades.
Roller/Solar shades

ROLLER & SOLAR SHADES

  • Uncluttered look, no visible cords Safe products to use in nurseries, children's rooms, and play areas
  • Disney/Kids Products: Only available as cordless
faux wood blinds

FAUX WOOD BLINDS

  • Easy operation
  • Lift cords are eliminated, blind raised and lowered by pushing and pulling on the bottom rail
  • Wand is used to tilt open and close the slats
roman shades

ROMAN SHADES

  • Cordless option available with two fold styles Flat Style and Hobbled Style
  • Cordless Top Down Bottom Up option available.
mini blinds

MINI BLINDS

  • Clean and uncluttered look, no lift cord or tilt wand
  • Integrated control handle on the bottom rail for easy operation

3 WAYS TO GO CORDLESS

Cordless Lift System

CORDLESS
LIFT SYSTEM

Cordless shades and blinds lift easily
from the bottom rail.

Cordless Top Down/Bottom Up

CORDLESS
TOP DOWN/BOTTOM UP

Window shade that can be lowered from the
top and allow privacy from the bottom.

(Option must be selected for an additional cost.)

Motorized Shades

MOTORIZED
SHADES

Raises and lowers Cellular Shades,
Roller Shades and Sheer Shades.

(Option must be selected for an additional cost.)

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