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Safer Home Part 2: Safe Nursery Decor and Childproofing Tips

r October 17, 2013 | B Home Safety

Nursery decor is about more than choosing giraffes or hot air balloons for a theme. Here are a few nursery safety tips that’ll keep your baby’s room stylish and safe. Look Out For Hidden Chemicals Paints and furniture stains can release toxic chemicals into the air of your nursery for up to three years. These can be harmful to children whose membranes are more sensitive than adults’. Make a safer choice by selecting Zero-VOC, non-toxic, solvent-free paints and furniture made from natural wood, not treated particleboard.   Choose a Safe Floor Plan Think about safety when planning the layout of your nursery. Place cribs away from any window treatments, where cords can be a choking hazard. It’s best to place the…

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Make Your Windows Cuter…and Safer with InstaFit™

Fab blogger Tiffany is the fearless leader of the cute team over at Making The World Cuter.  She’s an organization freak and her tips for schoolroom organization and keeping legos from taking over your house are so smart! As you may have realized by reading our Safer Home Series, October is National Window Covering Safety Month. We’re trying to do out part to raise awareness about window cord safety, and the dangers that corded window coverings can pose to small children. Read Part 1 of the Safer Home Series: Checklist for Child Window Safety Tiffany just installed our InstaFit™ Cordless Honeycomb Shades and shared her emotional personal experience with a window cord accident. We were so moved that we wanted to share…

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Checklist for Child Window Covering Safety

Children and window cords don’t mix. According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, about once a month a child between 7 months and 10 years dies from window cord strangulation and another child suffers from a near strangulation. When window cords are within reach for small children, these seemingly harmless products may become hazards. At Blinds.com we take child safety very seriously, so here are a few ways that you can make your windows safer for kids. Child Safety Tips for Window Blinds: Make the Switch to Cordless Blinds or Shades. The National Window Covering Safety Council recommends that only cordless window coverings be installed in children’s bedrooms and sleeping areas. Newer blinds are constructed to meet updated safety standards, so replace…

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Save on Child Safe Blinds + Get a Free Cordless Upgrade!

r October 2, 2013 | B Giveaways and Promotions, Home Safety

Need to redecorate on a budget? Save on custom window coverings with blinds on sale at Blinds.com. For window covering Safety Month, we’re giving you a discount on all child safe window coverings, and a free cordless upgrade, which makes your home that much safer for kids and pets. Learn more about Window Covering Safety Get 20% Off Bali Blinds & Shades! If you’re looking for big brands, then we’ve got big savings for you. With Bali’s superior line of designer products, you can improve your windows in no time at all. This month, save 20% on Bali blinds and shades! Use the code Bali20 at checkout!   Free Cordless Upgrade on Select Blinds & Shades* Safety and style — there’s…

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Safer Home Giveaway Winner!

r October 16, 2012 | B Giveaways and Promotions, Home Safety

Congrats to Donna L. who is the winner of $1500 of Norman Brand Cordless Window Treatments in our Safer Home Giveaway! Thanks to all of you who entered! (Psst… If you didn’t win this time, keep your eyes out for a HUGE cash giveaway coming up this Friday!) Are Your Windows Safe? Don’t forget all the ways you can make your home safer for kids and pets! Find safety recommendations and tips on these helpful pages: Blinds and Shades Safer for Kids from Blinds.com Basic Window Cord Safety from The Window Covering Safety Council Are Your Window Coverings Safe? – from the Consumer Product Safety Commission   Make Your Home Safer With Cordless Even if you didn’t win, the Window…

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‘Safer Home’ Giveaway – $1500 Cordless Blinds and Shades

r October 9, 2012 | B Giveaways and Promotions, Home Safety

October is window covering safety month! To spread awareness about household hazards, and how to make homes safer for kids and pets, we’re giving away $1500 worth of Norman Brand Cordless Window Treatments!  Cordless blinds and shades have a modern lift system that can be raised or lowered with just a finger. They are a safer choice for households with kids and pets, but also bring added convenience and ease. Entering is easy! Leave us your name and email on our Facebook giveaway page by 10/15, and you’ll have a chance to win a cordless home makeover! Norman cordless light filtering cellular shades   Window Covering Safety Tips: Choose cordless products-  Government safety officials and the Window Covering Safety Council (WCSC) recommend…

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Real Customer Story: Not a DIY kinda girl

r August 16, 2012 | B Real Customer Photos

Think you don’t have enough prowess with the power tools to install our window coverings? Draw some inspiration from this determined mamma’s story about installing her 3/8″ Double Cell Light Filtering Shades.  Double Cell Light Filtering Shades: “The quality is awesome” “This would of been much easier to install with a drill, but didn’t have one available so just used a screw driver and muscles. LOL. The blinds look amazing and the quality is awesome. I chose to get cordless because I have a 21 month old and a 2 year old. I LOVE LOVE LOVE the way the cordless blinds work. It is so great with these 2 little kids running around.” ~ blinds.com reviewer 2toddlerRNMom from Illinois Cordless blinds are a…

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Product Highlight- Blinds.com Brand Completely Cordless Cellular Shades

We’re excited to share our SALE on the Blinds.com Brand Completely Cordless Cellular Shades. Alone, they give your room a clean modern aesthetic, but can also offer a softer, more versatile look when layered under drapes. The cellular design makes them a great insulator that maintains constant temperatures in extreme heat or cold. They come in a wide range of colors – neutrals to provide a clean backdrop for your existing decor, or bolder tones to bring a dramatic accent to your room. Pebble Beach or Isle of Capri would be perfect for a vacation home or summer decorating in any space. The cellular design allows this shade to compress to just a few inches, making it our sleekest option. Because these…

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