How To Make Blinds Child Friendly

Installing Blinds Safely

This blog is to reiterate just how important it is to make sure that the blinds in your home are not causing a hazard and are as safe as possible. This isn’t your typical health and safety document; there are a few tips for parents on how to make their blinds kid-friendly.

What Do Blinds Have To Do With Child Safety?

We’re sure we’re all aware that the tiny mischief-makers can get themselves into trouble with everything they can discover! As a result, anything that is easily accessible and poses a risk to youngsters should be eliminated. In the past, everything from dangling wires to functioning chains has led in a youngster becoming trapped!

Fortunately, according to updated legislation and norms, this is no longer a concern. But not if the kids have anything to do with it! There are still a few things you can do to assist avoid any accidents.

Keep Climbable Furniture Away From The Window

To begin, if your children cannot climb on anything to reach the cords and chains, they are less likely to injure themselves. As a result, try to avoid it as much as possible. Avoid placing furniture, cots, and mattresses near windows to reduce the possibility of this happening.

Use the Child Safety Devices Provided With Blinds

There are gadgets that keep wires out of the way, as well as some built-in devices that keep any unneeded pressure on blinds from locking them. These safety devices are in place to further limit the risk and safeguard those small children from mishaps.

As well as child safety, roller-blind safety devices are also good for pets, remember, even if these don’t apply to you, they may apply to visiting guests.

Cordless Blinds Near Me

Consider installing cordless blinds in certain rooms of your home, particularly those where youngsters are more likely to be present. Although all blinds can be made child-friendly, and we at A1 Blinds make sure that all of our blinds are, cordless blinds are a safer option.

Newport Child Friendly Blinds

At A1 Blinds we have a range of blinds and curtains to cater for any room, whilst also looking after the little ones. For more safety tips or information call us now or visit our website


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