Tuesday, December 30, 2008

My Review of Cord Wind-Ups

Originally submitted at One Step Ahead

Dangling window blind cords can present a real hazard to your toddler. Tying them up can be a daily nuisance when you want to adjust your blind. Our cord wind-ups are the ideal solution. The plastic box clips around the coiled blind cord and keeps the extra cord out of the way, yet doesn't int...

I hated them. We took them all down.

By dazed81 from Illinois on 12/30/2008

1out of 5

Gift: No

Cons: Difficult To Maintain, Difficult To Install

Best Uses: Toddlers, Accident Prevention

Describe Yourself: Pregnant with number 2, Mom to a Toddler

We had these on ten windows in our home, on mini blinds and roman shades. I hated them. I did not feel that they functioned properly, and they DID get in the way of the shade operation for us. We ended up removing them all and putting up blind cord wraps that we purchased at a local window treatment store. They were inexpensive and we can wrap the cords up and unwrap quickly as needed.

I don't recommend purchasing these.


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