Tips for Preventing Window Covering Cord Accidents

October is National Window Covering Safety Month. According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), corded window coverings are among the top  five hidden hazards in American homes, with infants and children accidentally being entangled in window covering cords.  Kathy Miyashiro, Vice President with Design 5, shares some tips on how we can prevent window covering cord accidents and keep our keiki safe.

Design 5 is proud to be a Gallery dealer of Hunter Douglas Window Fashions, a national fabricator of window coverings that places emphasis on child safety through incorporation of the ANSI/WCSC standards, innovative lifting systems, child safety brochures and warning tags and labels, and other safety features.   For more information go to


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