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5 good reasons why you should buy roller shutters made in Adelaide from Direct Shutters
Roller Shutters for Commercial and Business Premises
Direct Shutters in Adelaide manufacture, supply and instal Australian-made roller shutters for windows and doors that help to secure glass shopfronts, offices and business premises from the damage and breakage caused by vandals, burglars and flying debris in a storm.
Cleaning and Maintaining Your Roller Shutters
Roller shutters for your windows and door are extremely resilient and durable, and require very little in the way of maintenance and cleaning. However, there are some very simple steps that homeowners can take to ensure that their shutters give them years of trouble-free security, protection from the weather, and energy efficiency.
How Are Roller Shutters Made?
Australian-made roller shutters for windows and doors are made from premium quality aluminium, insulated with high-density polyurethane and treated with a baked enamel finish. This means that they are extremely strong and durable, and provide protection against both home intrusion and extreme weather.
Having Roller Shutters Installed
There are many benefits to be gained from adding roller window shutters to your home, not least the fact that they can be installed quickly and easily, and with minimum disruption. Custom-made shutters, installed by a trained professional, mean that you can benefit from enhanced home security, protection from extreme weather and bushfires, and have greater control over your home energy costs, without having to undertake intrusive renovation or building work.
Reduce Your Energy Bills
Installing roller window shutters in your home can improve your energy efficiency and reduce your energy bills. This environmentally-friendly solution also reduces your carbon footprint.
Solar Roller Shutters
There are well-established and significant environmental and economic benefits to be gained from installing roller shutters or window shutters in your home or place of business. In addition, the installation of a solar power operating system means that you can operate your shutters by remote control but without the use of mains electricity. Solar power window shutters are a valuable new development that allow you to reduce your carbon footprint while still retaining the ease of use that a powered operating system provides.
Protection from Storm Damage
June 2012 saw extreme stormy weather and winds of up to 150 kmh cause a great deal of damage throughout Adelaide in South Australia. Heavy rain and high winds created chaos and many homes suffered high levels of damage. Trees and branches crashed through windows, hail damaged garages and carports, and doors were blown in.
Installing roller window shutters in your home can go a long way towards helping you to protect your property if you live in a bushfire-prone region of South Australia. Roller shutters prevent window glass from breaking, keeping flying debris out of your home, and form an extra level of defence against both heat and flames.
Is your door or window up to the job?
If you are considering purchasing new security screen doors for an Australian home, or renewing your existing doors, it is important to ensure that you are buying and installing products that will meet your requirements. The are national industry standards that your new screen doors and windows should adhere to, both in their manufacture and installation, in order to make sure that they are providing you with the level of security and home protection you are looking for.
Security Screen Doors
Home security in a country with a hot climate can provide challenges for homeowners, as people want to to combine protection from intrusion with the need to allow fresh air to circulate in the summer. Security screen doors provide an ideal solution as they are strong, durable and form an effective barrier against intruders while still allowing homes to breathe.
Security Window Screens
In a hot climate like Australia’s, it is important for the homeowner to be able to keep fresh air circulating throughout the house while at the same time maintaining an effective barrier against both insects and human intruders. Security window grilles are a cost-effective and efficient solution to the problem and can be installed on almost any type of window in most homes and business premises.
Reduce the Cost of an Adelaide Winter
Roller window shutters are an efficient and cost-effective means of helping to reduce the power bills of Adelaide homeowners. South Australians pay some of the highest energy costs in the world, and so it makes good economic sense to invest in ways of reducing the need for expensive heating, and reducing domestic emissions at the same time.
The OZRoll Drive System
A battery powered, remote operating system is a cost-effective, easy-to-use and extremely safe means of operating your roller shutters. Direct Shutters in Adelaide use and recommend the OZRoll Drive System E-series, and can advise South Australian homeowners as to the many practical benefits to be gained from using this system on their window shutters.