Safer Homes

Enhancing Your Home’s Windows As Well As Your Home’s Safety Create Safer Homes With Our Innovative Ideas

Our window fashions, designed with safety in mind, are also a beautiful addition to your home’s décor. Choose from an abundant array of fabrics and colors that complement current trends, yet are versatile enough to carry a child’s room from nursery to toddler to teen.

With our extensive selection of contemporary styles, you’re sure to find the perfect choice for every room in your home. Read on to learn more about the many safety features we offer, and visit hunterdouglas.com to see our full collection of custom window fashions.

Cordless Operation

Designed With Safety In Mind
LiteRise®

With our LiteRise® cordless operating system you simply use your fingers to raise or lower the product. It helps to reduce potential safety hazards, while also offering a more streamlined appearance. This feature is available on Applause® honeycomb shades, Brilliance® pleated shades*, Chalet Woods® wood blinds*, Country Woods® wood blinds*, Duette® honeycomb shades, EverWood® Collection alternative wood blinds*, Modern Precious Metals® aluminum blinds*, and Vignette® Modern Roman Shades.

*These products do have exposed inner cords that can pose a strangulation danger to young children. Never leave young children unattended, especially in areas where they can access the windows.
 
Motorization

A wide variety of Hunter Douglas window fashions are offered with motorized options that eliminate the lift cords and allow the product to be operated at the touch of a button. Options include wired and battery-powered motorization. This feature is available on Applause® honeycomb shades, Brilliance® pleated shades*, Custom Vertical Blinds, Designer Roller Shades, Designer Screen Shades, Duette honeycomb shades, Luminette® Privacy Sheers*, NantucketTM window shadings, Provenance® woven wood shades*, Silhouette® window shadings, SkylineTM Gliding Window Panels, and Vignette® Modern Roman Shades.

*These products do have exposed inner cords that can pose a strangulation danger to young children. Never leave young children unattended, especially in areas where they can access the windows.
Cordless Lifting System

For enhanced safety, our spring-like clutch lifting system features a decorative pull in place of a traditional operating cord to raise and lower the shade. This feature is available on our Designer Roller Shades and our Designer Screen Shades.

*These products do have exposed inner cords that can pose a strangulation danger to young children. Never leave young children unattended, especially in areas where they can access the windows.
 

Single Cord Operation

UltraGlide®

This patented Hunter Douglas system features a retractable pull-cord that maintains a constant length, whether the shade is raised or lowered. This reduces access to the lift cord. This feature is available on Duette® honeycomb shades, NantucketTM window shadings, Pirouette® window shadings, Silhouette® window shadings, and Vignette® Modern Roman Shades.

Other Safety Features

Combination Wand/Cord

The combination wand/cord option integrates both tilt and traverse functions into one easy-to-use control that keeps the cord taut. This feature is available on Custom Vertical Blinds, Luminette® Privacy Sheers*, and Park Lane® Privacy Sheers.

*Includes Luminette Modern Draperies

Cord Tensioner

Our cord tensioner with spring tension and bracket, when properly installed, holds looped cords taut to reduce the risk of an inquisitive child becoming entangled. This feature is available on Applause® honeycomb shades, Brilliance® pleated shades, Custom Vertical Blinds, Designer Roller Shades, Designer Screen Shades, Duette® honeycomb shades, NantucketTM window shadings, Park Lane® Privacy Sheers, Pirouette® window shadings, Provenance® woven wood shades, Silhouette® window shadings, SkylineTM Gliding Window Panels, and Vignette® Modern Roman Shades.

Cord Cleat

Designed for standard cordlock products, the cord cleat allows excess lift cord to be tightly wrapped around it for both enhanced safety and a neater appearance at the window. This feature is available on Applause® honeycomb shades, Brilliance® pleated shades, Chalet Woods® wood blinds, Country Woods® wood blinds, Designer Screen Shades (Roman Style only), Duette® honeycomb shades, EverWood® Collection alternative wood blinds, Modern Precious Metals® aluminum blinds, and Provenance® woven wood shades.