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For many years now, roller shutters have been trusted for the protection of shops, homes, and garages. They are wide popularity not just because they are robust, but also because they are easy to operate and require less maintenance. However, with the advancements in technology, home appliances have been getting better and smarter and can do their jobs much better than before with lesser human intervention. We are now able to unlock doors from a distance at the press of a button, activate an alarm system when physically away from it and similarly, roller shutters have evolved over the years and incorporated technology and thereby reducing human effort to open and close.
Some Unique Features and Benefits of Electrical Roller Shutters
With these rapid advancements, it was only a matter of time till self-opening and locking shutters became available. Nowadays, the traditional roller design has become somewhat obsolete and electric roller shutters have become more popular. As the name suggests, you no longer have to put effort in opening or closing the shutter manually. All you have to do is to pull a button and it will shut and lock itself. Although it is not hard to see why such an improved system would be popular, here are some advantages of using an electrical roller shutter.
- Easier to Use: It is not rocket science that an electrical appliance will be much easier to use than a manual one. Roller shutters that have to be pulled and lifted manually and cannot be used by everyone as there are strength and height constraints. Generally, shop and garage doors and built to have a significant height and reaching out to the top physically might be a challenge for many. Here, electronic roller shutters are much easier to use and can be used by anyone.
- Convenience: If you think about both these types of appliances from the convenience point of view, the electric version will be significantly better. With a manual roller shutter in your garage, you have to get out of your car, lift it, enter the car and drive it inside, get out again, pull down the shutter, and lock it. This might seem like a lot of work for someone who is in a hurry. On the other hand, an affordable electric roller shutters can be operated with the press of a button on the remote control.
- Timer Enabled: Some newer models of the roller shutters are enabled with a timer which can be set according to your requirements. This is used by people who are going away for a few days and want to deter nefarious characters by making it look like the house is occupied. You can program the timer to open and close the doors at specific times during the day.
- Sensors: Some versions of these roller shutters which are used on doors and windows have inbuilt sensors. The sensors can be programmed to maintain an ambient temperature in your home or business facility. You will not have to go to every window or door roller shutter individually and open and close it. They will open and close according to the time of the day, the intensity of sunlight and the temperature outside.
Maintenance Tips for Electrical Roller Shutters
The affordable electric roller shutters can last for decades if right care is taken to maintain them. The maintenance tips are not much different from those used for manual shutters. Regular oiling and removing dust from the spring and shaft can keep the shutters to operate smoothly for years together.