Child Safety

We Design With Safety In Mind — A Responsibility We Take Very Seriously

Window treatments with exposed or dangling cords are one of the leading home hazards for infants and young children. So when it comes to child-proofing a home, cordless window treatments are an ideal alternative to those with cords.


We take child safety seriously, which is why we developed a variety of products that eliminate potentially hazardous free-hanging or exposed operating cords.

Cordless Control Options

In addition to being safer for babies and children, our cordless control options, including the ones highlighted below, are also a convenient way to adjust shades or blinds.

PowerView® Automation 

Automated window treatments are inherently cord-free. And with PowerView Automation, you can adjust them with the press of a button, tap on your mobile device or with your voice (when integrated with another smart home system).

LiteRise® System 

With LiteRise, simply push the shade or blind up to raise it or pull it down to lower it—no cords required. This feature is available on a variety of styles, giving you lots of options when it comes to a design aesthetic.

UltraGlide® Wand 

Gently pull on the UltraGlide Wand to raise or lower shades. This ergonomic, retractable wand always stays a constant length.

Other Safety Options and Features

We also offer other safety options and features to help keep babies and children safe from the hazards of cords, including our combination wand/cord control and wall-mounted cord tensioner.

Learn More About Our Safety Solutions

For more information on child-safe, cordless, Hunter Douglas products, please read our Buyer’s Guide.

Warning Notifications

The window coverings industry uses warning tags, labels and other methods to communicate the potential hazards of corded window coverings.

The warning shown here, for example, communicates the important message about cords being a potential strangulation hazard and suggests choosing cordless or inaccessible-cord alternatives. 


For more info and repair kits for other window covering products, visit the Window Covering Safety Council website.