Roller Shutters to Add Extra Security to Your Commercial and Residential Space
You might be looking for a solution for your home or office security concerns. Consider getting roller shutters installed by Total Shutters.
Roller shutters Boronia are not just for added security. They can give you other benefits like temperature control and weather protection.
Call Total Shutters on 1300 726 066 today and have them install motorised rolling shutters Boronia for your home or business.
What Roller Shutters Are
Roller shutters are doors made from durable material like metal. They have horizontal slats that move up and down along a channel or a track.
Commercial, domestic, and residential roller shutters are installed in homes or establishments that need extra security. Roller shutters can also be used to protect windows and other entryways.
There are many reasons why people get roller shutters installed. But the main reason is security.
How Roller Shutters Work
There are many types of roller shutters, depending on how they operate. There are manual and automatic roller shutters.
Manual shutters operate by sliding the horizontal slats up or down along the guide channel to open or close the shutters. You can lock it using a keylock feature on the shutters.
Meanwhile, automatic shutters are motorised. You can control them through a remote or an app on your phone. You can also control the shutters from inside the house.
Many people prefer roller shutters as they do not take up much space when opened. They roll up and down and are stored in a box housing installed above an entryway.
Frequently Asked Questions
Where are roller shutters installed?
Window roller shutters can be installed outside your windows. We can provide you with options with how you want your roller shutters to be controlled. However, you can prevent them from the inside using a remote or an app installed on your smartphone.
There are also instances where council restrictions will require roller shutters installed indoors. But it is recommended to have them installed outside.
Does my building need Window Fall Prevention Screens?
According to the National Construction Code, buildings have specific requirements to prevent falls from openable windows. These requirements aim to eliminate the risk of persons, especially children, falling through an openable window.
Openable windows are separated into two categories:
- Where the distance from the window and the ground is four metres
- Specific types of buildings and rooms, including Early Child Care Centres where the height of the assumed fall is two metres
There are two categories for openable windows:
- Windows where the height of the potential fall is more than four metres
- Bedroom windows of Class 1, 2, and 3 buildings and rooms in Class 9b or Early Child Care Centres where the height of the potential fall is at least two metres
For more information about Window Fall Prevention Screens, consult the National Construction Code of 2013.
How secure are roller shutters?
When you get electronic roller shutters Boronia, you are assured of additional security for your home or office. Roller shutters are known for their durability, so having them over your doors or windows can prevent break-ins.
Roller shutters are made from sturdy materials like stainless steel, galvanised steel, or aluminium. As a result, they don’t break easily under pressure. Likewise, they don’t deform when pounded with a hard material like a rock or a hammer.
Can I get roller shutters even if I have non-standard-sized windows?
Motorised roller shutters Boronia are custom-fit and built for each client. There is no standard size, and we at Total Shutters will work with you to get roller shutters that best fit your needs.
We provide commercial, domestic, and residential roller shutters anywhere in Boronia. Just give us a call, and we will answer your questions about installing roller shutters for your house or business.
Do I need to clean and maintain my roller shutters?
Roller shutters need very minimal maintenance. They are built out of sturdy materials, so the least you can do is to wipe them with a damp cloth occasionally.
Also, make sure to check the guides for any obstruction from debris. While the curtain is going down, you can hose down the roller shutters once the curtain is fully closed. Wipe the guides in an up and down motion.
When cleaning your roller shutters, only use non-abrasive fluids. It would also help leave the roller shutters fully opened or closed. It will prevent the bottom slat from banging against your door or window.
Contact us at 1300 726 066 today for your rolling shutter Boronia needs. We offer residential, domestic, and commercial roller shutters anywhere in Boronia.