In today’s video we’re going to be talking about how “Roller Shutters help to Protect your Home”
Aluminium roller shutters offer a barrier to protect the home from the outside. They help to protect from weather elements, extremes in temperatures, rain and snow and ice. It also offers great protection from undesirable events such as burglary. It is a physical deterrent to those with ill intentions to your home.
How Roller Shutters Offer Protection
Roller shutters are made from durable aluminium, which completely shuts the window off from the outside world. When closed they block out 100% of the light (great if you like to sleep in or you are a shift worker). When desired, open them to expose the full window, or open part way to allow in a little light. The best thing is these shutters can be operated from the interior of the building, unlike the old type of roller shutters where you would have to go outside to open and close them.
Protection from the weather elements is a huge plus because they offer a considerable barrier against the extreme temperatures and precipitation. This adds up to savings on your heating and cooling bills, making roller shutters an energy efficient addition to your home. Also, because it offers protection with weather and against burglars, it adds increased value to your home or business. In fact, roller shutters keep out up to 90% of the heat in the summer, keeping your rooms cooler and it stops 70% of the heat loss through the windows in the winter keeping your rooms warmer.
Roller Shutters are very durable
Another added bonus is the durability of the roller shutters. They protect against extreme weather conditions such as hail, ice, damaging UV rays, and even act as a fire repellent. If a mower is near by, the shades will protect the windows against flying debris. The shades are great for a good night’s sleep without interruption as they completely block out the light from the outside.
The Features of Today’s Roller Shutters
Quality roller shutters will come with a strong guarantee of customer satisfaction. If a company backs their product, they will offer no shorter than a 10-year guarantee. This should give you great peace of mind when installing the shutters. These roller shutters are guaranteed to work for 10 years after rigorous testing of the equipment and materials. The aluminium is heavy duty and able to stand up to the rigours of nearby bush fires, repelling ash and smoke, keeping the interior of the home safe.
The operating mechanism can be completely inside your home. There are two types, either motorised or manual winch with a removable handle. Old types required being outside in the elements and possibly in danger to close the shutters.
Roller shutters come in many colours, which helps to match the exterior of your home. Instead of standing out like a sore thumb, they blend in and accentuate the exterior design of the building very nicely.
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