Roller shutters for doors and windows are designed to enhance the privacy and security of your property and are being used extensively for both commercial and residential purposes. These shutters seal off your property from outside elements by rolling directly over your window or door. It is no wonder that roller shutter doors are considered one of the most secure options, given their impenetrable surfaces, exact fit, and security features.
However, the roller shutter don't always work perfectly. Roller shutters are made up of so many intricate parts, which explains why they can get stuck for a variety of reasons, and roller shutter repairs vary accordingly. As small problems with your roller shutter can have major implications for the safety and security of your business, it's important to have them repaired immediately. This article will examine some of the most common roller shutter issues and solutions to fix them.
Roller shutters offer privacy and security at a low cost. But, it may take much effort to identify the problem with your roller shutters if they malfunction. Owing to their large sizes and unique function, roller shutters are different from traditional shutters. Consequently, the repairs encountered in such installations also are different. Hence, we have listed some of the most common issues roller shutter owners face and simple solutions to help you get back on track.
Replacing the faulty remote batteries
Faulty or dead batteries are one of the most common reasons why roller shutters get stuck. It is possible that the remote shutter batteries are low, causing the roller shutter to malfunction. We recommend checking and replacing your remote batteries as a first step.
Repairing jammed Roller Shutter Parts
In case your electrical roller shutters still get stuck after replacing the batteries, or if your mechanical roller shutter still seizes, it is possible that the mechanical parts may have jammed. You can fix this problem by spraying a lubricant like WD-40 on the moving parts of your shutter. The WD-40 will loosen up the mechanisms and allow them to move more freely. It is a good idea to open up the box at the top of your slats and check for other problems, if any.
Fixing Broken Slats
It is also possible that some of your roller shutter slats are damaged or are uneven. This is a very common roller shutter repair. To fix the problem, you may need to take out the slats. Typically, slats are joined by clips. Remove the damaged slats by unclipping them. Replace them with new slats. However, be sure that the slats you replace have the same specifications as your originals.
You should purchase replacement slats directly from the manufacturer. You will likely receive the original goods and instructions on how to reattach them.
It is always a good idea to hire professionals to repair roller shutters. At Brooklynz, we provide end-to-end solutions for all types of roller shutter repairs in Singapore. We have highly qualified experts who are experienced in all aspects of handling roller shutter issues.
The chain may have become faulty over time. This could also explain why your roller shutter was not dropping properly. The damage could be possibly due to old age or rusting. In this case, you should replace the chain with a new one. You can do this by opening the box at the top and removing the chain. Next, locate a replacement, preferably through the manufacturer's website. Once that is done, attach the component. We also strongly recommend you grease the replacement chain with WD-40 before installation.
Repairing Half-open Or Closed roller shutters
This issue may be familiar to you as it is similar to something that you might encounter in your garage. Proximity sensors control the operation of automated roller shutters. These proximity sensors can become smudged by dirt or pushed out of their proper positions, triggering the malfunction. You must ensure that your proximity sensors are placed in the correct place and free from debris.
Preventing the ‘Code issues’
In case your neighbor also has roller shutters installed, there is a possibility of code conflict between both systems. If this happens, for assistance and resolution contact a professional roller shutter repair company.
Roller shutters can be used to increase the security and privacy of your home. We offer a wide range of roller garage doors and roller shutters at Brooklynz, the best stainless steel fabrication company in Singapore. Our products are made from materials of the highest quality to ensure maximum safety and long product life. Contact us for 24/7 roller shutter repair service in Singapore for assistance if you are experiencing trouble with your shutters.
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