How to Make Your Roller Shutter Quieter

Sometimes it can be difficult to decide whether or not you need new roller shutters. After all, a well-maintained set can last for around a decade. With this said, it is not uncommon for the shutters to start showing signs of wear and tear in their later years. One of the most annoying tell-tale signs however has to be the squeaking noises that occur when opening and closing. Does it mean that its time to get a replacement or are there ways to make them operate quieter? Read on to find out everything you need to know…


One reason that roller shutters begin to make noise is down to a lack of oil and lubrication along the structures within. Just like we have lubrication between our joints to avoid a great deal of pain that the bones rubbing against one another would cause, allowing the metal structures to rub against one another is only going to cause noise. Try adding some WD-40 to the shutters and see how they react.


Another reason that roller shutters can become noisy is because they have become loose. This is particularly troublesome if your shutters were installed many years ago as continuous use is only going to make the shutter become less secure. As this could be a cause of noise, it may be worth getting a professional to re-secure it to the wall.


If you have tried everything possible to try and eradicate the noise problem, then you may have to consider the possibility that your shutters have just reached the end of their lifespan as the noise may be a sign that there is some kind of damage within. After all, nothing lasts forever. Luckily there are a range of high quality shutters on the market to replace it with. Here at ABC Industrial we specialise in roller shutter repairs  and other products, such as bollards and window grilles- so you can be rest assured whenever an issue arises. Just get in contact with a member of the team and we will head out in order to assist! After all, there is nothing worse than being greeted with a damaged roller shutter and finding yourself unable to track down a respectable repair service, especially over the holiday period! To find out more information, get in contact with a member of the ABC team today!

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