The first week of April 2019 is Window Safety Awareness week here in Indianapolis, and this is a great opportunity for homeowners to learn about some of the hidden dangers within their homes and take steps to remedy them sooner rather than later. Window safety is a topic we take very seriously, and we have put together a few tips so you can start inspecting your home's windows right away.
Did you know that about 12 children ages 10 and under die from falling through windows each year? Many others are seriously injured by falling through windows. And the potential for falls is not the only risk that windows present. Poorly maintained windows can compromise your home's security, making break-ins more likely. Failing window hardware can cause a window to close on your fingers. Thankfully, there are plenty of ways to keep the windows in your Dayton home safer — and that is the goal of Window Safety Awareness Week 2019. Between April 1 and 7, take some time out to focus on window safety and security. Here are some smart actions you can take.