3 Mistakes That Lead to Roller Shutter Deterioration

Here at ABC Industrial, we believe that roller shutter longevity is something that every business owner should be able to experience. After all, a well-maintained piece of industrial equipment can last for several decades at a time and ensures that every property owner is able to make the most out of their investment. With this said, easily avoidable mistakes can cause a shutter to deteriorate in quality at a much faster rate, affecting the security guarantee and aesthetical design of the finished product in the process. Read on as the ABC team go over the top three mistakes and how they can be avoided...

Why is roller shutter maintenance important?

One of the biggest mistakes that property owners tend to make is neglecting their maintenance responsibilities until it is too late to influence the longevity of the system. After all, roller shutters are a man-made piece of equipment which means that they require attention from a licenced engineer on a regular basis to ensure that they are in tip-top condition and that any areas of concern are repaired as soon as possible. Luckily, early deterioration can be prevented with the implementation of a high-quality servicing and maintenance contract.

Can poor alignment affect a roller shutter?

A roller shutter is mounted on a track that allows the mechanical components to glide against one another and ensure that the shutter opens and closes with ease. This means that a misalignment can affect the overall usability of a shutter as the components will not be able to glide smoothly and this can lead to early deterioration as the pieces fight against one another when the shutter is used. Luckily, there are many signs of a shutter misalignment that property owners can watch out for such as the development of unusual noises and a slow opening and closing speed as fixing the problem sooner rather than later can prevent irreparable damage.

How does the weather damage a roller shutter?

Although the average roller shutter is crafted from durable materials like aluminium, it is important that property owners take the necessary steps in order to prevent weather related deterioration from taking hold. After all, most shutters are exposed to the wrath of Mother Nature all year round and can become damaged without human intervention. Luckily, regular maintenance and cleaning of the shutters’ exterior can prevent the metal from deteriorating overtime. In order to prolong the longevity guarantee of a roller shutter and make the most out of an investment in security, it is vital that property owners pay attention to the maintenance that they provide. After all, this service focuses on the health and quality of the components found in a roller shutters as well as any repair work that may be required. To find out more information about preventing early deterioration of roller shutters, get in contact with a member of the ABC Industrial team today!

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