Shutters were traditionally used to protect windows from rain and storm damage. While they’re still a great option for this, they’ve outshone themselves in home security. For instance, the right choice in security shutters reduces your chances of being targeted by a passing burglar. When you’re in the market for a home security upgrade, here’s what you need to know to ensure you get the best value for money without compromising on your safety.
Select the correct style
There’s more than one kind of style out there, but not all styles deserve the title “best security shutter”. While every shutter protects something, before you swipe your credit card it pays to do a little research on which style offers lasting security and the greatest range of value-added benefits. Plantation shutters are great for privacy, for instance, but only roller shutters cover your windows completely and come with a range of additional perks.
Consider ease of use
Technology is around to help and today even your shutters can be automated! If you’re looking for a security shutter that gives you the ultimate peace of mind, a set of remote-controlled roller shutters will go the distance. Automation saves you the physical work of rolling them down yourself, and if you’ve forgotten to close them on your weekend away you could log in via an app and shut them remotely.*
Buy from a trusted supplier
It’s easy to jump at the lowest prices or the quickest delivery and installation time, but this could leave you regretting your purchase for years to come. Take the time to find shutters that are made from high-quality materials and backed by a warranty from a trusted supplier. Half Price Shutters, for instance, is a family-owned business in Perth with more than 20 years’ experience in the quality manufacturing and installation of security shutters. Because they specialise in one product you can rest assured they know their business well — and the fact that they’ve been around for so long stands testament to their service record!
Chat to the team today about how shutters can help you secure your home. Half Price Shutters has been around the block, literally. We started out with door-to-door sales, so we know they don’t work. We learned the hard way that respecting privacy is key, which is why we’ll wait for you to let us know when you’re ready to make contact.
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