Child Safety and Lifting Systems

vigtiered_literise_childsroom_3Because kids often imitate their parents by using whatever they have at hand, simple things around the home can become great hazards. For example, wouldn’t that dangling window treatment cord seem like a good stand-in when a child wants to wear a pearl necklace like Mom’s or a necktie like Dad’s? For that reason, window treatments and children can be a terrible mix. If you have not updated your functioning window treatments, perhaps it is time. [Read more…]

Are Your Window Treatments Child-Safe?

Child Safe Window TreatmentsIt’s October, and this month signifies more than just the transition of seasons. October is also Child Safety Month. As part of nationwide effort to reduce accidents among children, the window treatments industry urges all homeowners to take a look at their window coverings to make sure they’re safe. According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, window coverings with dangling cords are among the top five hidden hazards in American homes. [Read more…]

What’s the Difference Between Pleated Shades and Honeycomb Shades?

Honeycomb ShadesWe have a lot of  customers here in the Vero Beach area who are looking for a window covering similar to the classic pleated shade. The history of pleated shades goes like this: consumers were tiring of draperies on every window and wanted a new option that kept soft look but wasn’t as bulky. Energy efficiency was also important. Pleated shades entered the window covering scene and continued to evolve. In 1985, Hunter Douglas launched the revolutionary proprietary window treatment called Duette® Honeycomb shades, featuring a unique honeycomb construction that was considered highly energy efficient and offered built-in insulating factors to keep heat out in the summer and heat in during the winter. [Read more…]

Child-Safe Window Treatments from Hunter Douglas

Child Safe Window Fashions

Keep Your Children Safe with Child-Safe Window Treatments in Your Home

At Treasure Coast Window Fashions, safety is a top priority. As a Hunter Douglas dealer, we offer child-safe window treatments designed with the latest innovations in safety. Visit our showroom in Stuart, FL, to experiment with fully functional child-safe blinds and shades. Since 1995, the window treatment industry has been focused on reducing the threat of injury to children posed by looped window treatments. Converting to newer window treatments or retrofitting your old ones is critically important to the safety of the children in your home. [Read more…]