Planning to buy fire rated shutters for your home? Here is what you need to know

Bushfires are a harsh reality of Australia. Every year, hundreds of people lose their valuables and lives in these wildfires. Bushfire Construction Standard AS3959-2009 states that the building construction standards need improvement in order to protect people and properties. Shutters are highly useful for protecting your home. If you haven’t yet installed them, it’s high time you must contact a fire rated shutters Sydney manufacturer like us to get them installed on a priority basis.

If you are not sure how to choose a good quality shutter for your home, this blog will help you.

Choose quality over price

They are not for decorative purpose. They protect you from fire and from unwanted invaders. Undeniably, they should be durable. While comparing quotes from multiple fire rated shutters Sydney manufacturers, make sure you choose the ones that are of supreme quality and will serve their purpose well. They should be fire rated and should be custom made so that they fit your doors and windows well. Do not settle for cheap substitutes. The thin, aluminium foam filled rollers, are useless. If safety is your top priority, buy shutters that can insulate you from fire.

Our shutters are fire safe and comply with Australian Standard AS3959-2009. Each product that we manufacture is tested by CISRO and comes with a 5 year roller shutter guarantee. They are designed to provide you protection against high rated fire attack. They will work well even when the attack is rated BAL A40. At Rhino Shutters, we believe in providing the best quality products at cost effective price. Read more about our fire rated shutters here.

They should be easy to operate

Motorised ones that can be operated with a remote control are always a better option as compared to the conventional ones. Clean them regularly to ensure that they work smoothly. The easier it is to operate them, the better protection you will get. Even your child should be able to operate it and should be able to help you during an emergency. Our shutters come with a 5 year roller motor warranty and this clearly indicates why we should be your choice.

They should be custom made

According to Window And Door Industry Council INC, there should be no gap greater than 3 mm between the shutter and the wall, the sill, jambs, or the head when the shutter is closed. This means, the shutter should fit your door or window perfectly. Fire rated shutters Sydney manufacturers therefore, have to custom design their products in a way that they meet the required standards. At Rhino Shutters we are totally committed to adhering to highest quality standards. Our products will be custom designed wherever required to ensure you complete protection.

They should coordinate with your walls

Shutters have to be durable and fire resistant, but they don’t have to be dull and boring. At Rhino Shutters, we provide a wide variety of colour options to choose from. We are sure you will find a colour that will go well with your walls.

We hope this blog educates you on how to buy a fire rated shutter for your home. For more such helpful information, keep reading our blog. To know more about our products, contact us at 02 8093 6625.

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