WARNING: SOME VIEWERS MAY FIND THIS VIDEO DISTURBING. This harrowing video has been released showing how easily toddlers can be strangled by window blind cords, in a bid to cut the tragic number of deaths every year. At least 31 children in the UK have died as a result of blinds cords since 1999. The […]
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Q) Hi Deb. I’m in a new home and wondering how I can determine the best window coverings for each room? The house feels empty without anything on the windows. What are the best ways to approach each room and determine the best options? Thanks! A) Window treatments in a new home can be very […]
If you are having problems with your rechargeable motor (Louvolite R1710) or the remote control (Louvolite R1720) you can download the manuals here: http://devablinds.co.uk/motor.pdf http://devablinds.co.uk/remote.pdf If you are unable to sort things by looking at these documents please contact us.
The parents of a toddler who died in a window blind cord accident have made an emotional bid to raise awareness of the dangers that blinds pose to children. Feliciano and Maria Saba’s two-year-old son, Bryan, died 11 weeks ago after he became tangled in a looped cord at their home in Portadown, County Armagh. […]
Karen Shelley, 42, thought her son had died when she saw him hang “in slow motion” as his eyes bulged and he lost colour in his face A mother told how she watched her son “in slow motion” as he became entangled in a window blind cord and hung himself as he “went limp” before […]
We are pleased to be able to offer a solar charger for our rechargeable motors. We have been offering rechargeable motorised blinds for a few years now, but only with a traditional plugin charger. Usually every 6-8 months on a single one up and one down action a day, the motor starts […]
Dear Heloise: I have wooden-slat blinds. I have tried oil soap and baby wipes, but I cannot get them clean. Can you please help? — Marie M., via fax Help is here. Cleaning wooden blinds shouldn’t be hard! Baby wipes are OK, but may leave a residue. The oil “soap” is what I use, and […]
Anyone who has ever had roller blinds installed in their home will be aware of the problems that arise when they start to age. You can’t really take them down to wash them and the only solution for worn or discoloured blinds is to replace the complete unit. But you can’t just do […]
PARENTS are being warned about the dangers posed by window blind cords after the death of an 18-month-old girl. Little Tianna Mooney died after becoming entangled in a blind in her bedroom. The toddler had been put to bed as normal at her Basford home. But less than an hour later her […]
Blinds. There is no quicker or more effective way to switch from natural light to privacy please! Just a twist of the wrist and the magic happens. Surely, this is why just about every window in just about every house and apartment in the U.S. comes dressed with BLINDS. We have come to expect them. […]