Can Roller Shutters Stop Burglars?
Home Security is something that all homeowners are ever conscious about. Unfortunately, we are not being exposed to a new kind of terror – Home Invasions. This is a frightening reality, even in Perth WA. Just the other day there was an occurrence in Victoria Park where a woman was robbed in her own home.
There are many ways in which we can protect our home and family. Alarm systems, fences, locked gates, dogs, security screens and CCTV just to name a few. The objective put simply is to “stop thieves from entering the home”. Yet these items fail to do this.
Roller Shutters provide the best form of prevention when it comes to home protection from would be burglars. Many homeowners are now being exposed to “home invasions” where burglaries are taking place while the homeowner is present. There are 3 key features of a roller shutter that literally “stop them at the window”
3 key features of security Roller Shutter:
- Roller Shutters must lock once closed. The OzShut Roller Shutter has locking springs that prohibit the shutter curtain from being lifted from the outside once it is fully closed.
- A strong and extruded bottom security bar. This is standard with all OzShut Roller Shutter and eliminates the curtain being pulled from the side guides.
- Deep Channel Guides. OzShut Roller Shutters use a deep channel guide thus making it more difficult to pull the curtain from the guides.
Roller Shutters do many other things on a security level. The offer a visual deterrent to opportunistic thieves, unable to see if you are home. A homeowner can ensure privacy by opening or closing the roller shutter at will. Insurance premiums can be reduced considerably where home security is increased. Insurance companies are now recognising the usefulness of roller shutters as a home protection product. It would be worth checking with your insurance company to see if you could benefit in a reduced premium.
Don’t be a statistic. Protect your home and family. Call OzShut Roller Shutters on 13 20 68 and make your home safe and sound.