Roller shutters are installed for security purposes and if your roller shutter does not work properly then you have to hire a technician instantly. Roller shutters are mainly designed according to the specifications and you can customize the size and designs also according to your needs.
Shutters are quite popular for the low maintenance cost and easy to operate techniques. But if you find any problem like the roller shutters do not operate smoothly or some parts are damaged due to rust then you can easily repair your roller shutter within your budget.
- You will find companies active in offering repair services with expertise. You can also find 24 hour emergency service and invite engineers at home or to business premises to fix shutters in the most systematic manner.
- It is for your safety to check your doors and windows every 12 months. Consequently, you need to make sure that the shutters are look-over once in a while to address security problems of your business.
How to repair the roller shutters?
- Examine the reason for the issue
Check out if the slats are stuck. If yes, there is something that might be jammed in the box, which is put down on the window. There is a roller or shaft in the box that clutch together all the slats properly in one place. So, if any of the slats are crushed, then the whole assembly of slats gets affected by getting entangled together. Basically, the first slat, which is attached with the roller, gets worn out and needs to be repaired.
- Discover the reason for damage
Afterall the slats are stuck, you have to identify the screws used for covering the box. Step by step and properly remove the screws and then pull over the cover. While doing this be careful and wear safety glasses.
- Fitting back broken slats
Now, you have to unroll the slats to find the one that is broken. In this regard, you need to change the slats entirely. You will see aluminum and plastic slats fixed tightly in longitudinal slots with the use of clips. The added benefit of wooden slat is that it comes with clips or hoop attachments. So, it is easy to remove wooden slats by simply unlocking the hoop or clip attachment.
2nd step is to repair the roller shutter
Reattaching the loose parts of the shutter:
- Re-attach all the loose parts
Put down the reels to the wheel that has come off back. Start by opening the box and then inspect every part in it. To avoid any further damage install the parts correctly. Read the manual properly to know how to secure the brackets, bearings and spring hangers back into its secured positions.
- Re-attaching the prime slat
Check if the main slat is connected to the roller. If not and then see if the slats have worn out, then check thoroughly the mounting hardware. If in any case the mounting hardware cannot be fixed tightly to the roller then you have to buy a new one and follow the manual to learn how to install them. After the main slat is attached, test the rolling mechanism. If there is anything wrong with its functioning then call an expert to resolve the problem.
It is very hard to do this entire repairing task by yourself and if you do not have any experience in this then you should hire technicians. They are experienced and they can do this job in a short time.