According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, cords from blinds kill about one child a month. If you have small children, you owe it to yourself and to their future to replace the corded blinds with cordless ones. To heighten awareness of this danger, October has been declared National Window Covering Safety Month.
The 12 deaths a year from window cord strangulations are preventable. Download a guide to help you find out if your window blind cords pose a risk to infants.
Best solution of all, replace all blinds with cordless blinds.