Whether you are a homeowner, a business owner or both, you need to protect your belongings from theft and damage. In many cases, simple door and window locks just aren’t enough to keep your buildings safe. Fortunately, you can increase the security of your home or office building by adding rolling security shutters to the exterior.
Benefits of Security Shutters
Rolling security shutters offer several benefits for your home or business, including:
- A lower risk of attempted theft. When thieves see security shutters, they are less likely to attempt to break into your home or business. Instead, they will choose a victim whose building appears easier to access.
- Fewer successful thefts. Even if a thief does attempt to break into a residence or other building protected by rolling shutters, they are less likely to be successful than they would be if no security shutters were in place.
- Another layer of protection. Security shutters provide your home or office with an additional layer of protection during inclement weather, which may reduce the incidence of damage. Rolling shutters can also prevent your furnishings from sun damage.
- More insulation. Adding security shutters also provides additional insulation for your residence or office building, keeping it warmer in the winter and cooler in the summer.
Choosing Security Shutters
Many different types of security shutters are available to meet the needs of different customers. While some security shutters are manually operated, others are motorized. Security shutters may also be composed of different materials. The most sophisticated security shutters also offer extra features, such as fingerprint recognition, security cameras and more. As with most investments, the exact type of security shutters chosen will influence the price significantly.
If you aren’t sure what type of rolling shutters you need, the best way to move forward is to contact a retailer that offers a wide variety of security shutters.
Hartley Window Coverings provides a variety of security shutters designed for both residences and businesses in Northern California. We install rolling shutters using products manufactured from a number of vendors, including Croci and Rollac. We also offer installation services.
Contact us today to discuss your individual needs and determine what type of security shutter is best for you.