In today’s society home security is a more important issue than ever before and more and more people are considering security shutters for their home to provided added protection against vandals and burglaries. Many people invest large amounts of money in complex security systems and alarms without addressing the physical security of windows and doors. Security shutters offer an ideal solution to this problem.
Such security shutters need not be intrusive or spoil the look of you home with various designs and colour variations on offer.
There are 2 main types of security shutter on the market today;
- Built In – These shutters are effectively built into the window frame mounted behind the exterior wall normally when building is constructed. These blinds offer maximum security.
- Built On – Built on security shutters are normally a ‘’after fit’’ and blind extends from a box mounted above opening via high strength runners mounted vertically.
Built on security shutters are fitted with compact boxes and minimize visual impact. Built in security shutters offer the benefit of easy operation and can be stored out of sight.
Security shutters are used most frequently on doors and windows that are hidden from view, especially those on or below ground level. Such measure can dramatically increase the security of a home and provide peace of mind when away from your property.
Security shutters also have excellent insulation properties against the cold and outside noise and are often used by home owners in exposed rural locations as well as those in inner city.