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Designed with safety in mind

Many consumers think of privacy, style and comfort when they select window coverings for their home. However, if you have a child, then child safety should be another important consideration when selecting window fashions for your home. Children are innately curious about the world, where even basic household items like window coverings can turn into potential hazards. Therefore, making our products safer for homes with young children and pets is an integral part of the Luxaflex design philosophy.

As an industry leader, we work closely with the industry body and ACCC on Child Safety Regulations to ensure that our products meet the minimum safety requirements, and we are continuously developing new products to help reduce the risk of accidents. From cordless alternatives to motorised operation systems, we offer many innovative lifting systems designed with safety, convenience and beauty in mind. Choose from a large array of colours and materials that complement your nursery today and your teen's room tomorrow.

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Buyers and users of blinds should be aware of the hazards that can be posed by unrestrained cords, loop chains and wires, which may be hazardous to young children. We suggest you adopt these simple tips to ensure the well-being and safety of your children and pets.

  • Position cots, beds, playpens and other furniture on walls without windows and window cords.
  • Check your current window coverings for exposed or dangling cords.
  • Keep cords out of reach of children.
  • Eliminate any dangling cords with cordless window coverings.
  • Permanently anchor continuous cord loop window covering cords to the floor or wall.
  • Do not tie cords together. Make sure cords do not twist and create a loop.

Luxaflex® Cordless Solutions

Motorisation

A wide variety of Luxaflex products are offered with motorised options to eliminate cords for the ultimate in child safety. Motorised window fashions can be operated by remote control, wireless wall switch or even with a tap on your smartphone or tablet. Read more about Motorisation Solutions.

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Vertiglide

The Luxaflex Vertiglide operating system is perfect for side-to-side openings, sliding glass doors or as a room divider. No lift cords, chains or wands make the Vertiglide system a natural choice for enhanced safety.

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PowerViewTM

PowerView Motorisation is a cordless operating system that makes your window coverings safer and your life easier. Program Scenes as your preferred settings to happen automatically for the ultimate in child safety and convenience. Visit the PowerView motorisation page for more information.

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Wand Control

The wand option on select vertically oriented Luxaflex Window Fashions allows all functions to be controlled by a single, sleek wand without the need for operating loose cords. and control works with Duette Shades, Luminette Privacy Sheers, Panel Glide, Vertical Blinds, Country Woods Venetians, Wood Essence blinds, Aluminium Venetian Blinds and Veri Shades.

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LiteRise®

With our LiteRise operating system you simply raise or lower the shades with your hand. Eliminating the need for a cord or wand, LiteRise helps to reduce potential hazards and offers a more streamlined appearance. LiteRise operates with Duette Shades, Modern Roman Shades, Roller Blinds, Country Woods Venetians and Wood Essence Blinds.

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Custom Shutter Collection

Luxaflex Shutters are cordless by design, eliminating potential safety hazards posed by operating cords. Our Luxaflex® PolySatin® Shutters are made from a durable polyresin compound, making them easy to clean and are a stylish alternative to timber. For more information on Shutters visit our Shutters and Awnings page.

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Luxaflex® Safe Cord Control Solutions

Ultraglide®

An innovative lifting system that allows you to operate your shade using a single retractable cord which maintains a constant cord length regardless of the position of the blind, making it less accessible to small children and pets. The Ultraglide system works with Duette Shades, Silhouette Shadings, Pirouette Shadings and Modern Roman Shades.

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Cord Tensioner

Our cord tensioner is designed with spring tension and bracket. When properly installed, it holds looped cords taut to reduce the risk of a child becoming entangled. The cord tensioner system works with Duette Shades, Roller Blinds, Roman Shades, Panel Glide and Vertical Blinds.

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EasyRise

Luxaflex EasyRise Lifting System offers a continuous cord loop for easy movement of the shade. This cord is fixed in a tensioner, securely attached to a wall or architrave, so it cannot form a loop. The EasyRise system works with Duette Shades, Silhouette Shadings, Pirouette Shadings and Modern Roman Shades.

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Cord Cleat

Designed for standard CordLock products, our cord cleat allows excess lift cords to be tightly wrapped around it when the blind is raised for both enhanced safety and a neater appearance at the window. The cord cleat system works with Duette Shades, Roman Shades, Country Woods Venetians, Wood Essence Blinds and Aluminium Venetian Blinds.

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Combination Wand/Cord

This combination function integrates both tilt and traverse functions into one easy-to-use control that keeps the cord taut. The combination Wand/Cord system operates with Luminette Privacy Sheers.

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