To make your commercial property fully secure, the roller shutters can play a very important role. In homes where there are roller shutters but got damaged then it can always make the space and assets inside vulnerable.
Besides, there are few mechanical aspects associated with roller shutters, which can also sometimes go wrong. The following are a few common problems that may need roller shutter repairs.
Shutter does not open or shut
This is one of the very common problems that can often be seen in the majority of these roller shutters installed in various places. In all such cases, you must check whether the necessary power source is available.
If the roller shutter is used on regular use then often it may get heated up, which may be due to various frictional forces. All that you can do in such a situation is give it little rest to cool down.
Shutters are sticking
Often due to lack of proper lubrication, the shutters may get jammed and its movement may not be too smooth. Make sure that you use the recommended lubrication regularly to avoid this problem.
Shutters shutting halfway
The movement of roller shutters is controlled by using a few proximity sensors. Often these sensors get dirty due to lack of maintenance and cleaning and the sensitivity of sensors gets disturbed. Often sensor positions may also get disturbed.
If the roller shutter is mishandled or hit by any heavy object or vehicle, then its condition may get worse. Service personnel may be called to assess the damage and get it properly repaired.
Necessary precautions also must be taken so that shutters may not get hit by any heavy object.
- Difficult to lock
Often the lock of the roller shutter needs repair as it fails to operate properly due to many different reasons. This may also happen if someone attempts to commit burglary in the premise.
- Leaks or gusts
From various outdoor elements, aluminum roller shutters can offer a complete defense. It can keep protected against even high wind and heavy storms.
However, if you notice any sign of puddles or even accumulated water, gusts of wind or regular dripping of cold drought then you will possibly like to get your shutter properly examined and fixed by professionals.
Though unlike many other issues, this does not indicate any sign of a mechanical problem, the panels must have got damaged that need repair.
- Wearing out
Often due to regularly opening and closing the shutter, due to high friction, certain parts may wear out. Many of the handles may get loosened or various nuts and bolts can also become loose.
Even the cables may also wear out in due course of time.
- Damaged due to burglary attempt
If repeated burglary attempt has been made then there can be many different kinds of damages that can take place. This may also be due to the use of a certain crude weapon by the burglar.
You need to call the repair professionals for any major repairing of these roller shutters.