The safety and security of your family and belongings should be your top concern. You can take appropriate measures to make your home a blessing for your family instead of a curse. Your most prized possessions are in the house and it’s important to know that they’ll be there when you return home. At the same time, you need your house to look aesthetically appealing for neighbors, passersby and guests. Both online and physical security is important.
Australians have lost a total of AU$260,000 till June 2017 to online phishing scams. This is where scammers pretend to be reputed government departments or private organizations. While it’s important to keep yourself and your credentials safe online, physical security is equally important if not more. One of the ways of keeping the contents of your house secure and safe is to use roller shutters.
What are the benefits of using roller shutters?
Roller shutters are window furnishings that are made of metal slats lined up horizontally one after the other. They are especially important when you need to keep your home safe when you’re not in it. There’s no comparison to roller shutters when it comes to keeping your privacy. If you and your wife are both working parents and have kids that go to school, chances are that your home stays vacant in the morning.
How they protect from criminals and burglars
The morning is the time when many burglars and criminals can make a move on your property. They can peer into your house to look at your possessions and the setting of your house. With roller shutters, you can rest easy knowing that you’re secured your house enough so that unwanted individuals don’t peer inside. Unwanted individuals may be burglars or child molesters and other unsightly individuals.
They may try and break into your house by breaking your windows but with a metal roller shutter, their attempts will be futile. They won’t be able to pry the window open either. Roller shutters normally cover the windows so that they’re not accessible from the outside. This will prevent them from being able to steal your jewelry or money from your Sydney home.
Keep your décor and furnishings safe from wearing out
You may have bought a new carpet or rug to be placed in the living room of your Sydney home. You think that it looks nice as it complements the décor and surroundings. But if you don’t take care of the rug it may get damaged prematurely.
The rugs may be placed in the areas where sunlight often penetrates. If you’re not home at most times, the sunlight may cause premature wear of the rug. It the color which made it look amazing in the first place may fade due to the sunlight. With a rolling shutter installed, your rug will stay in color for longer.
Protect yourself from the risk of fires.
Without adequate protection, your house may be at risk of getting engulfed in flames from a nearing Sydney bushfire. With summer’s fast approaching, it’s not long before a bushfire breaks out. With global warming, it’s no wonder that the 2015/2016 was the 14th consecutive warmer than average bushfire season. So there’s potentially a bigger threat of household fires this year.
With fire roller shutters installed, you’ll get the protection you need from a dangerous bushfire in Sydney. The fire roller shutters prevent the warmth from the fire from reaching the windows, allowing them to remain cool while the outside temperature soars. Fire roller shutters also come in a number of colors to match the exterior of your Sydney home.
If you need help finding the suitable roller shutters for your homes, you may visit our showroom or call Empire Window Furnishings at 1300 950 950.