Certain preparations have to be made before a new roller shutter can be installed. The measurements of the old component or the reveal in a new building have to be determined precisely. This is the only way to avoid unpleasant surprises. You have to select an appropriate model for your personal requirements. These instructions will give an overview on the available systems and links to the respective installation manuals.
There are several reasons why people opt for the installation of a roller shutter. A rolled down roller shutter curtain does not only protect from prying eyes, it is also perfect for temperature regulation during the different seasons. The entire construction component – box, curtain and guides – furthermore, they improve energy efficiency. But it is very important to install the roller shutter accurately. This is the only way to ensure perfect insulation.
A roller shutter keeps the warm air inside your home. Deciding to install such a system can reduce heat loss through windows by up to 20%.
The installation of a roller shutter will also improve noise protection, as well as burglary protection in the lower floors. An aluminium shutter is also more stable and durable, in comparison to wooden or uPVC ones.
Modern models can be equipped with different operating elements. You can decide whether to install a manual or an automatic operating mechanism. The installation of these systems can be performed afterwards as well, but is usually more economical to install the appropriate model directly with the respective window components.
Other than the different operating types, you can also choose between several installation types. Roller shutters are usually distinguished between built-in and front-mounted systems.
Anyone deciding to install a built-in model does not need professional help. Laymen can perform the installation as well. These detailed instructions show all necessary steps.
These systems are attached outside to an already installed window.
Front-mounted models can be easily installed without professional help. Do-it-yourself enthusiasts can use this step-by-step video manual to learn more about the procedure.
The windows24.com online shop offers a large variety of shutters in many different sizes. You can choose between manual and automatic models, which can also improve thermal insulation as well as sound and burglary protection in your house.