Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Absolutely! Enviroblind Exterior Security Shutters are engineered to prevent forced entry, vandalism and break-ins. They are an excellent crime deterrent, as most criminals and opportunists will bypass a home with security shutters installed and simply move on to an easier target.

Yes. Installing Exterior Electric Security Shutters are a cost-effective way to provide security and protect exposed glass from vandalism and break-ins. Unlike security bars, our Security Shutters are retractable to provide security when you need it most, and virtually disappear into the panel box during operating hours so the attractiveness of your business is maintained. During business or school hours the shutters can be fully retracted while after hours the security shutters can be fully deployed. The exterior electric shutters can be set to deploy automatically with timers, via wall switch, remote control or smartphone/tablet integration.

Yes! Enviroblind Exterior Rolling Shutters are retractable and preserve staff and student morale by not making schools look like a prison. During school hours the shutters can be fully retracted while after hours the security shutters can be fully deployed.

Enviroblind Window Security Shutters are made of roll-formed aluminum with a polyurethane or hard resin core, or extruded aluminum. The right aluminum rolling shutters for your property depends on your requirements. Please call us at the number above and one of our experts can help you choose the type of aluminum security shutters that best fit your needs at no charge and with no obligation.

Definitely! Testing has proven that our Rolling Window Shutters provide excellent insulation from heat and cold and can significantly improve the R-value of your windows. Think of parking your car inside the garage on a hot day. The car stays MUCH cooler, right? Far cooler than it would if you just used sunshades on your windshield. That's the same effect that Enviroblind rolling exterior shutters provide.

Outdoor Roll Shutters are very efficient because the heat energy never even touches the windows. The rolling shutters also create an air space between the shutters and the window, and this air space serves as an additional energy barrier. This system produces a strong insulating effect that greatly improves the "R" value of your windows and doors over 50%.

Independent tests have proven that Enviroblind Rolling Security Shutters reduce energy loss through unprotected glass in windows and doors. In fact, when the rolling shutters are closed they can increase the insulation value of glass in windows and doors from R 2.1 to R 4.5. Translate this R 2.4 increase in insulation efficiency into energy and financial savings, and it becomes clear why more and more homes, businesses and schools are including Exterior Roll Down Shutters in their energy savings plans.

Yes. Enviroblind Exterior Security Shutters roll down over your windows to provide an effective barrier against noise. Nothing can completely remove all noise, but the roll down security shutters will greatly reduce it. This makes them ideal for shift workers, children, migraine headache sufferers or daytime sleepers that require a quiet environment. Our window security shutters and rolling shutter doors also resist making "clattering" noises during stormy and windy conditions, preserving your peace of mind and sanity during bad weather.

Yes. When closed, Enviroblind Exterior Roll Down Shutters provide complete blackout conditions, making them ideal for home theatre rooms or for people who like a completely dark environment for sleeping. Our shutters are far superior to standard horizontal or vertical interior blinds. These allow quite a bit of light to enter around the edges that the blinds don't cover. Enviroblind Rolling Shutters provide complete blackout conditions.

All of our Exterior Rolling Shutters are custom-made to each window and door of your home. The size of the Rolling Shutter depends on the application and your required solution. Typically we can do shutter installations as wide as 19 feet

Enviroblind Outdoor Security Shutters can be operated either manually with an easy-to-use crank system, or with automatic motorized convenience. Simply press a button on the optional remote control or flip an electric switch and the security shutters will raise or lower within a few seconds. We also offer home automation integration so the Rolling Shutters can be controlled with a tablet or smartphone.

Definitely! Enviroblind Rolling Shutters are known in many parts of the world as "storm shutters" or roll down "hurricane shutters". Our storm shutters are designed to effectively protect windows from wind and rain damage and from flying debris during storms! Please view our Rolling Shutter videos for some footage of lab testing our roll down storm shutters with storm debris impact conditions. Our storm shutters and fire shutters for windows will really increase your peace of mind during bad weather.

We offer manual override motors with battery backups that offer easy operation in the event of a power outage. We also have manual hand crank systems available that will open one of the shutter panels with a few seconds of cranking.

Enviroblind Exterior Security Shutters can be custom-painted to harmonize with your premises, and for business customers we have the capability to custom decal your rollshutters with photo-quality images to promote your corporate image and create a unique and attractive advertising opportunity.

Graffitti is major problem in many areas. Our Exterior Roll-Down Shutters are easier to clean than many other surfaces. If attacked, graffiti can usually be removed using a detergent with a mild abrasive within 48 hours.

Yes! Rolling Security Shutters may also be used in the interior of your facility to create a secure area.

No. Many of our clients secure the back side of their first/bottom floor and side windows that have blind spots.

Customers that have a second floor with a rear outdoor patio deck often use Enviroblind rolling shutters to secure the doors and windows there since those structures are often easily climbable by intruders.

If you can at least protect your rear patio doors or french doors, it's an important first step, since most intruders prefer to smash through your glass doors, running in and out as quickly as possible. When potential intruders see that your glass doors are covered, almost all will think twice before trying to forcefully enter your property.