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The Best Shutters for Homes with Children

  • Guardian Screens
  • 13 Oct 2016
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Let’s face it; children are a lot of work. While kids can undoubtedly bring mountains of joy and never ending fulfilment, there also provide a great deal of challenges that parents must face on a day to day basis. Keeping little ones safe is an ongoing commitment and a challenge that starts in your very own home. Some children can cause chaos around the house while others simply have accidents, and minimising these events is crucial to you as parents.

Installing plantation shutters can be a great way to help keep your kids safe from dangerous glass walls and windows, while also ensuring that you will not have to search for glass fitters.

Protect Your Precious Loved Ones

The number one priority for parents should always be to keep their children safe from hazards or potential hazards. This begins by acknowledging potential dangers around your house such as glass. With so much running around and activity, children who are between the ages of 2 and 10 are often finding themselves in sticky situations. My childhood, for instance, is peppered with memories of my brother accidentally falling into glass windows and hurting himself. One way to prevent this sort of dreadful accident is to install plantation shutters so there is a barrier between your children and potentially hazardous glass surfaces. While you cannot always stop your children from being children, you can certainly safeguard your house to make sure that play time is always safe. Security shutters ensure that the fallout from any trips or falls is always minimised as much as possible.

Save Yourself from Recurring Costs

While not as important as the underlying safety of your child, the monetary costs behind accidents and broken windows is an unwanted inconvenience. Glass windows can really take a beating in a house with young children, especially when errant balls and toys are thrust into the picture. What can be a simple accident can quickly be transformed into a costly afternoon if glass surfaces are involved. Instead of waiting until this sort of unfortunate accident occurs, you could always be proactive and take measures to prevent the damage of your household fixtures and furnishings. Shutters make sure that any potential accident is forgotten in seconds as the blinds will end up taking any impact and lessen the chance of any damage, or injury, occurring.

You Could Even Implement Shutters in Play Time

Screen doors and shutters can also be utilised during games with you children if you want to get creative. Indoor ball games could use the walls as added potential boundaries or you could even adjust the shutters to create different shadow and light patterns. The opportunities are endless!

To learn more about the potential benefits of shutters, check out our great range of great products today.

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