In order to ensure that your building is secure, it is likely that you have several locks installed. After all, it is vital that business owners take expert methods towards preventing unwelcomed visitors and thieves from entering places they shouldn’t be. It is wise to assume that all roller shutters come with a key and lock to stop the above from happening. Here at ABC Shutters, we’re going to tell you everything you need to know about roller shutter locks…

Why are they necessary?

Not having locks on your roller shutters is like leaving your front door unlocked. They simply provide an extra piece of security against people who don’t abide by the law and is a very good way to avoid robbery and vandalism due to the sturdiness of the design.

How roller shutter locks are installed

The best type of roller shutter locks are mounted on aluminium roller shutters and the following steps are generally taken during installation…

  • With the lock on their hand, the installer will mark the required place for the lock to go on the roller shutter using a specific tool. This must be accurate to ensure it is symmetrical, especially if there are two locks.
  • After the locks have been purchased, the holes required will be drilled using an electric drill. It can include 2 holes or 4 holes depending on how it must be held.
  • The technician will use bolts that fit the size of the holes in order to hold the lock on the shutter and then it is tightened in place until the lock doesn’t move.
  • The locks are tested and secured before the technicians leave.

Now you know everything there is to know about the locks of roller shutters, it’s time to get in contact with the experts here at ABC Industrial! The team here would be more than happy to help you with any questions or queries you may have!

Posted: 07-07-2017