Tips for Childproofing an Older Home

While many homeowners love the unique charm and beauty that can only be found in an older home, the truth is that older houses present challenges to keeping everyone safe, especially little ones. For any house where children are being raised, or where they may spend a lot of time, it’s a good idea to […]

Childproofing Room by Room

Bringing a child into your home means lots of changes as you adjust your lifestyle to accommodate them. While for many parents, new or seasoned, traditional safety measures like baby gates, car seats and cabinet locks come to mind easily, there’s a common safety hazard, sometimes in every room of the house, that many families […]

Start the New Year on a Safe Slate

The New Year is all about starting things off fresh – and that should include childproofing your home. You may feel like you have everything taken care of but, it’s easy for hazards to change and evolve as time passes without you even registering. Start 2020 off by reading up on the latest safety measures […]

Parents and Caregivers Urged to Check for Potential Window Cord Dangers

October is Window Covering Safety Month NEW YORK, NY – October 1, 2018 – October is National Window Covering Safety Month. This month is a time for raising public awareness of the hidden danger of corded window coverings. The Window Covering Safety Council (WCSC) and the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) are urging consumers […]

Frequently Asked Questions On The New Window Covering Safety Standard

What does the new standard do? The new safety standard will ensure that a vast majority of window covering products sold in the United States and Canada will be cordless or have inaccessible or short cords by requiring that all stock products (items sold in stores and online)—which account for more than 80 percent of […]

Window Covering Manufacturer’s Association Statement on Upcoming Revisions to Window Covering Safety Standard

The window covering industry has been working diligently to reduce strangulation risks by developing the most significant change to the window covering safety standard ever, as result of substantial work by the Window Covering Manufacturers Association (WCMA) and its members, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and safety advocates, which will require that all stock products, sold in stores […]