As children grow so does their curiosity with the world around them. Basic household items, including window coverings, can turn into potential hazards. At Luxaflex® we consider child safety a top priority. Making products safer for homes with infants and young children is an integral part of our design philosophy.
Luxaflex® is committed to adhering to the European EN 13120 standard (Internal Blinds Performance Requirements incl. safety) as a minimum safety requirement. We are continuously developing new products to help reduce the risk of accidents. Due to the changes in the European standard, you might have noticed some changes to your blind.
The standard operating length of most blinds with cord or chain operation, has been reduced to a maximum of 1 meter to lower the risk of injuries on young children.
To learn more about the many safety Child Safety features we offer, visit your local Luxaflex® dealer who can provide you with expert advice
Buyers and users of blinds should be aware of the hazards that can be posed by unrestrained
cords, braids, loop chains and wires, which may be hazardous to young children. The following
guidelines should always be considered.
From cordless alternatives to motorised systems, Luxaflex® offers many innovative lifting systems designed with safety,convenience and beauty in mind. Choose from an abundant array of colors and materials that complement your nursery today and your teen’s room tomorrow.
Eliminate pull cords altogether with the unique LiteRise® system. This cordless push up, pull down system raises and lowers the product with the touch of a finger. LiteRise® helps reduce potential hazards, while also offering more user comfort and a streamlined appearance.
SmartCord® and UltraLift™
Luxaflex® SmartCord® and UltraLift™ are revolutionary and patented cord lifting systems. They feature a retractable pull cord that maintains a constant length, and allows the user to effortlessly raise and lower the shade. Inaddition, the SmartCord® system will automatically lower the blind to the preferred position after one simple pull of the cord.
PowerRise® and motorised operation
Awide variety of Luxaflex® products are offered with motorised options that allow the product to be operated at the touch of a button. The remote control operation or wall switch eliminates operating cords for enhanced child safety and user comfort. Options include wired and battery-powered motorisation.
The cordless Luxaflex® Roller Blind Softraise system uses a spring mechanism for easy lifting and lowering. Skylight, Nano Blinds and tensioned models These systems are designed to fit neatly into the frame of your windows, doors and skylights and eliminate the need for free hanging cord loops.
Skylight, Nano Blinds and tensioned models
These systems are designed to fit neatly into the frame of your windows, doors and skylights and eliminate the need for free
hanging cord loops.
Quick release cord connectors
Quick release cord connectors are fitted as standard on many Luxaflex® blinds. These connectors break apart and separate when pressure is applied to them.
Crank or wand operation
Many Luxaflex® products are available with a crank or slide wand system. The slide wand allows you to effortlessly slide vertical blinds. Our special crank operation integrates both lift and tilt functions into one easy-to-use crank.
Cord and chain operations
If you prefer a cord or endless chain, safety for your child is increased with extra safety devices. All Luxaflex® products are supplied with a cord or chain safety device.
|Child safe solutions||Other safety features|
|Duette® Shades||SmartCord®, LiteRise®, motorisation, tensioned models, handle control, crank operation||Chain tensioner, cord cleat, quick release cord connectors|
|Plissé Shades||LiteRise®, motorisation, tensioned models, handle control, crank operation||Chain tensioner, cord cleat, quick release cord connectors|
|Venetian Blinds||Motorisation, tensioned models, handle control, crank operation||Chain tensioner, cord cleat, quick release cord connectors|
|Roller Blinds||LiteRise®, motorisation, Softraise, Nano Blinds, crank operation||Chain tensioner|
|Twist® Roller Blinds ||Motorisation, crank operation||Chain tensioner|
|Silhouette® Shades ||UltraLift™, motorisation||Chain tensioner|
|Wood Blinds||Motorisation, crank operation||Cord cleat, quick release cord connectors|
|Vertical Blinds ||Motorisation, wand control||Chain tensioner, cord cleat|
|Roman Shades||Motorisation, quick release cord connectors||Chain tensioner, cord cleat|
|Skylight Blinds||Motorisation, handle control, tensioned models|
|Facette® Shades ||Chain tensioner|
Visit your local Luxaflex® dealer where you can find all of the latest products. They will guide and advise you in making your decision. You can also find out about their measuring and fitting service, so your choice perfectly meets your needs.