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Child Safety

The window covering industry and the federal government have developed child safety standards to minimize the risk associated with free-hanging cords on window coverings. As a member of the Window Covering Safety Council (WCSC), Next Day Blinds is committed to incorporating the latest and most effective child-safe technologies in our products. View our safety reference chart.

All NDB window coverings are ANSI compliant for child safety.

If your household includes small children, here are a few more things to keep in mind to keep them safe.

1. No Cords, No Worries

Reliable and easy to use, cordless window coverings are inherently the safest of all. At Next Day Blinds, we are continuing to develop and manufacture more cordless options.

Premium Cordless Honeycomb Shades
Faux Wood Blinds
Premium Hardwood Shutters*
Vertical Blinds with wand tilt*
Wood Blinds
Roller Shades
Vinyl Shutters*
Remote-Lift Motorized Window Coverings*
*Not available online, visit a store or schedule an in home consultation.

2. In the Loop

Many of our window coverings are available with lift systems that employ a fixed-length anchored and tensioned cord loop. While not cordless, these shades do eliminate free-hanging cords.

To be effective, it is critical that these cord loops be properly anchored and tensioned. (If at any time a cord anchor becomes detached or a cord separates from its anchor, please notify us immediately and we will service it at no charge.)

Easy Lift Option/Looped Control

With no free-hanging cords, your shades are easily raised and lowered using the continuous loop operation. Available as an option on our Honeycomb Shades, Soft Roman Shades, Natural Roman Shades, Roller Shades, and Savannah Shades.

3. Living Safely with Cords

As a local business that built its reputation on customer care, Next Day Blinds really does care about your family's safety. We're doing our part by making sure that all of our window coverings are ANSI compliant and incorporate the latest safety technologies, including breakaway cord consolidators.

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Wood Blinds
Mini Blinds
Duofold Honeycomb Shades
Duofold Pleated Shades
Duofold Soft Roman Shades

If your household includes young children and you have corded window coverings, we urge you to make them as safe as possible by taking a couple of simple precautions:

Use cord cleats

Make free-hanging cords inaccessible to you children by securely wrapping cords onto cleats when not in use. Cord cleats are available free of charge from Next Day Blinds--just ask.

Don't tie cords together

NEVER knot multiple free-hanging cords together to form a closed loop; always keep them untangled.

Child Safety Retrofit Kit

Prevent cord accidents with your FREE child safety retrofit kit from Window Covering Safety Council. A safety brochure with retrofit instructions is included with each order. Order Here.

Safety Reference Chart

The chart below provides a listing of each product's compliance as well as the available safety features. Call 800-963-9832 or click to ask a question.

Wand Control
Single Cord below Separator
Cord Cleat
Soft Roman
Savannah Shadings
Natural Woven
Premium Hardwood
*Cordless Lift Wood and Faux Wood blinds must be ordered with wand tilt to be completely cordless.
Note: Not all features are available throughout the entire product collection, except Shutters.

Window Covering Safety Council

The WCSC is a coalition of major U.S. window covering manufacturers and retailers dedicated to educating consumers about window safety. Learn more >