Mini-Blinds and Your Pets

by Ben on September 19, 2011

There are hidden dangers in every household a person should be aware of, because if not, it can cause an accident or the death of a family pet. The dangling cords from mini-blinds and window treatments are responsible for taking the lives of hundreds of pets each year. For this very reason, it is important to be mindful of these dangers to protect your pets.

Removing dangerous cords is the best way to prevent accidents and deaths and to keep a home safe.  Years ago, when mini-blinds were first developed, nobody thought about the dangers cords could pose. The cords used to raise and lower mini-blinds seems to be easy and convenient, however, education has brought about changes and now manufacturers are offering cordless mini-blinds for people with pets in the home, which is a much safer option.

Fitting a home with cordless blinds is the best and most economical way to update your window treatments and it is not as expensive as one might think. Companies often have a difficult time getting out the word about the dangers of mini-blinds with cords, but most websites advertise the dangers to make people aware. If you know someone that uses corded mini-blinds in their home, it is a good idea to let them know about the cordless varieties and to explain about the dangers and risks posed to pets.

Cordless mini-blinds are the perfect solution for families wanting to protect the pets in their home. These blinds are less expensive than draperies and will give pet owners, peace of mind once they are installed. People that install cordless mini-blinds in the home will find they are simple to take care of and do not require a lot of maintenance, just a simple quick dusting every few weeks or a once over with the vacuum will get rid of any dust also.

There are a wide variety of different cordless mini-blinds available on the market and these come in varying weights or gauges and a vast array of colors and patterns. Aluminum blinds offer durability and can be used for many years, which makes them an ideal choice for those on a budget and not wanting to change window treatments every few years. Some other better models can be purchased with contoured metal headrails which will hide the blinds when they are pulled up.

While cordless mini-blinds are some of the most affordable window treatments on the market, the money spent will be worthwhile, because it protects your precious and beloved pets. When your pet’s lives are at stake, it is important to remember anything a child could be hurt or harmed with can also hurt them too. Check into all the options available in cordless mini-blinds and purchase the ones which are suited to your decor and rest assured knowing your cat or dog will thank you for it by showering you with years of love, attention and companionship.

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