What can I do to fix dangling loose blind cords? They are all over the house and I want to keep my little ones safe.

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  • There are attachments you can buy that will secure the cords to your window frames. They will restrict movement of the cords, but still allow you to lever them up and down.

  • You can buy cord brackets that you can install onto the window sill yourself from Bunnings. They are easy to install. For more information, visit Kids Safe website which gives you all of the information that you need to know.

  • Dream baby have covers for the cords :)

  • I have bought a packet with a little gadget that will hide the cord inside. You can still use the cord for moving the blinds/ curtains. I think it’s a Dream Baby product.

  • You can buy products from dreambaby that can fix these blind cords to the wall to a tensioning device. Yes blind cords can be a huge safety hazard in the home!

  • You can buy the hooks to fix them to the wall

  • We tie ours up and then hook them so they are not dangling but I think if possible, maybe swap to curtains

  • I rent and thankfully just gained permission to replace all blinds with curtains, but in the meantime they’re all tied up.

  • Contact Consumer Affairs (Vic) who will be able to supply you with safety brackets at no charge. Blind cords are very dangerous – worth fixing ASAP.

  • I pop our chords into a little bag and tie them up high.

  • I tie it up so that it is right up the top and only adults can reach. Some of my blind cords have like a weight on them and I wrap the cord around it and put it on top on the blind rail.

  • Bunnings and major hardware stores sell plastic clips, these are screwed onto the window frames with the cord tightly bound so they aren’t flapping around

  • By the brass hooks that you screw into the window architrave then you wrap the cord around it rather than letting it dangle down.

  • There are special hooks you can buy to keep the cord safe for children. I don’t think they are expensive. I think I saw them in Big W beside the cupboard locks.

  • We had the same issues in our house with our roller blind cords, we found on a safety site you could get some sent out to you for free as a part of a saftey program. We ordered a packet and did the whole house i think we got 6 in a pack it was easy to do and put the loops though them and attach them to the walls. Google it and see if its still avalible.

  • Hooks are your best bet – just attach them high up and wind the cord around. There are specially designed products you can buy but would probably cost more. Consumer Affairs Victoria used to send out a free Safety Kit – not sure if the offer is still good though – search their website for Curtain and Blind Cord Safety.

  • Tie the up. I got them in the office such pains

  • You can buy a device that rolls all thcords up and keeps it inside. I got mine from masters in the baby proofing department, they come in lacks of 3 for about $6

  • go to a blind shop and you can buy these things you put at the end and drill to the wall which are child proof to stop them from strangling themselves on loose cords.

  • A quick solution is use heavy duty rubber bands. You could roll or fold each cord into a neat bundle and secure it with a rubber band. You could still use them but they would be a lot higher up if you know what I mean. Holland blinds are less worry with small kids. Vertical blinds can be a problem. Children can get tangled in them and so can indoor pets!

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