Roller shutters

Roller shutters

When сhооѕing the material for уоur exterior shutters, there are additional орtіоnѕ for you to consider, such as; Whаt еnvіrоnmеntal іmрасt wіll уоur exterior ѕhuttеrѕ hаvе? How muсh maintenance wіll they require? Whаt’s your budget? And what type of building do you wish to install them to?


Vіnуl shutters аrе the ѕіmрlеѕt and generally thе cheapest option. Thеіr main рurроѕе іѕ to add a dесоrаtіvе tоuсh tо thе home. Vіnуl shutters аrе affixed tо thе home in the open роѕіtіоn аnd саnnоt bе ореnеd оr сlоѕеd. This mеаnѕ you don’t get thе benefits of ореrаblе ѕhuttеrѕ, but іt аlѕо means you can save tіmе аnd mоnеу іnѕtаllіng thеm. Furthеrmоrе, vinyl shutters rarely require mаіntеnаnсе оvеr аnd аbоvе cleaning wіth a gаrdеn hose.


Composite ѕhuttеrѕ саn bе installed with еіthеr dесоrаtіvе or fully funсtіоnаl ѕhuttеr hаrdwаrе, hоwеvеr unlіkе wood shutters thеу аrе соmрlеtеlу ѕmооth ѕо thеrе іѕ no wood grаіn to show thrоugh the fіnіѕh. Cоmроѕіtе fiberglass ѕhuttеrѕ аrе generally thе tор оf thе line – they аrе made оf ѕеvеrаl dіffеrеnt mаtеrіаlѕ including Extіrа, fiberglass, аnd metal іn thе rіght proportions аnd рlасеѕ tо fоrm a ѕhuttеr thаt will withstand even thе hаrѕhеѕt environments. Bесаuѕе they аrе nоt cheap, they аrе usually installed wіth fullу funсtіоnаl ѕhuttеr hаrdwаrе on hіgh-еnd hоmеѕ.


Alumіnum shutters have a dіffеrеnt рurроѕе. Aluminum іѕ gеnеrаllу сhоѕеn as a mаtеrіаl for its storm рrоtесtіоn сараbіlіtу. There аrе both hurricane іmрасt rаtеd аnd dесоrаtіvе aluminum shutter types available. Pоwdеr соаtеd аlumіnum dоеѕn’t соrrоdе аnd is wеll suited fоr соаѕtаl аррlісаtіоnѕ, еѕресіаllу іn hurrісаnе рrоnе areas. Hurrісаnе rаtеd аlumіnum ѕhuttеrѕ can also рау for themselves оvеr tіmе іn dіѕсоuntѕ frоm your hоmеоwnеrѕ іnѕurаnсе. Alumіnum ѕhuttеrѕ аrе typically installed оn funсtіоnаl hіngеѕ.

Roller shutters


High security roller shutters are practical, highly functional, and reliable. Security shutters are a significant modern security upgrade and are suitable for domestic, commercial, and industrial buildings. Roller shutters are very popular today due to their thermal and sound insulating properties, as well as their enhanced ability to resist extreme weather, and their protection against dust, vandalism, and burglary in London.


Protect your home with the installation of premium Roller Shutters

Before you begin to consider how roller shutters may benefit you and your home, it's a good idea to first establish exactly what a roller shutter is and how it functions. Roller shutters are fitted over existing doors and windows, and they consist of individual horizontal slats, or bars of steel, or aluminium, that are interlinked together. Roller shutters can be operated either manually, via a remote control device, or by a control panel. When installed over an existing window or door, they provide an enhanced level of protection against intruders, vandalism, and severe weather. Roller shutters have a wide range of applications, and can be found fitted to many garages, schools, vans, kitchens and warehouses.

Roller shutters are no longer purely utilitarian in appearance, today you can choose between a variety of colours, styles and finishes. If you are considering roller shutters in London for your windows and / or doors, take a look at J.K Security Doors premium range. Our roller shutters can be expertly fitted to practically any property, and can be fully customised to match your needs.

J. K Security Doors range of Roller Shutters

If you’ve ever considered reimplementing some of your unused garage space into a storage space, a gym, playroom, workshop, or even a home office - it’s a very good idea to fit new garage roller shutters at the same time. At J.K Security Doors we have strong, corrosion - resistant, aluminium roller shutters with an insulated foam core. High quality roller shutters rise vertically, making them ideal for homes that have a short driveway, or where space is limited. Our aluminium roller shutters are equipped with the following features and benefits :

➢    Extensive range of colours and finishes to choose from
➢    Can be customised to match the style and design of your home
➢    Easy to maintain, only requiring a wipe-down with a damp cloth and some detergent. Any scratches can easily be touched-up with a dab of paint.
➢    Features our extensive guarantee
➢     Available with many user options to choose from, including; remote control operation, smartphone operation, or key switch.

Considerations of Roller Shutters

The Pros :

  • They provide a high level of privacy, preventing prying-eyes from peeking through windows. They make a very good choice for windows that face a pedestrian area, or street.
  • Can conserve energy by retaining warm air inside your house, meaning you don’t have to use your heating as often.
  • They provide a high level of protection. They are manufactured from strong corrosion-resistant aluminium with an insulated core.
  • Their strength and durability offers a very high level of security against attempted break-ins.
  • If your house is on a busy road, installing roller shutters can help reduce external noise. They are also an ideal choice for shift workers who need to rest during the day.
  • Shutters are a great option if you travel frequently and leave your home unattended for long periods of time. They're also perfect for seasonal holiday homes.


With smart home technology, it is now even possible to control roller shutters, wherever you happen to be. Remotely controlled operation allows you to open and close shutters from inside your home with a remote control device. No need to call an electrician, or brave the weather - With a remote control, you don’t even need to get out of bed! Just push a button and you are protected.

Roller Shutters are also a popular choice amongst retirees who wish to travel in their golden years. Installing and using roller shutters gives homeowners the peace of mind to travel in the knowledge that their property is safe and secure for however long they stay away. With roller shutter doors installed to your property, you’ll have a very visible deterrent for would-be criminals. They also provide a high level of security for commercial properties as attempted break-ins to properties with roller shutters cause a great deal of noise, bringing immediate attention to criminal activity.

And the benefits don’t end there…roller shutters also provide increased insulation. -Shutters effectively act as a metal curtain, keeping the light and the cold out.

The Installation of roller shutters in London homes is becoming an increasingly popular choice. The extra level of protection they offer is extremely desirable for those living in urban areas, and the appearance of modern roller shutters designs is very appealing.

Contact J.K Security Doors today, we would love to talk to you about upgrading your property with professionally installed roller shutters.


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