Roller shutter doors and windows are an excellent way of protecting the property, be it home or business, from rain and wind. In addition, by having a shutter in front of a window you are also protecting the window from burglary and vandalism attempts. Its important when considering roller shutter repairs in Bolton that you install the right roller shutters.

Roller shutters can be used for a whole realm of different applications such as doors for garages, schools, prisons, vans, kitchens and warehouses. In some countries the roller shutter can be subsidised by local governments as part of security benefit schemes.

Areas that frequently experience poor, inclement weather are in particular need of roller shutter as they can protect windows against any possible hail damage and provide another method of heat insulation.

Here we look at some of the different types of Roller Shutters;


If energy conservation and protection against the weather is important to you then insulated roller shutters are the best best. As a bonus they also protect against extreme noise and offer a high level of security.

Industries that tend to use insulated roller shutter include warehouses, garages, spray paint booths, storage facilities, factories, car ports and many more.


Security roller shutters can be used for both domestic and commercial use and are often offered in either aluminium or steel varieties. These shutters are fully capable of deterring burglaries, as well as protect against property damage and vandalism.

Security roller shutters offer wall to wall protection and can be electronically fitted to make it easier and more economical to roll them up and down.

Security roller shutters dramatically increase the length of time a criminal has to spend gaining access to a building and for that reason are ideal for storage facilities, distribution centres, garages, warehouses and many more.


Fire rated roller shutters combine fire integrity and heat protection for places where a temperature rise rating is required. These shutters are made to protect both the inside and outside of an opening from flammable and combustible materials.

Fire rated roller shutters are heat and flame resistant and are suitable for both retail and industry properties, particularly in areas that are used as means of escape.


Commercial roller shutters are made from industrial and commercial properties. They are often created with galvanised steel to ensure that they are rust proof and weather proof.

Commercial roller shutters are most recognisable as they are well suited to warehouses and shop fronts, though they can be used at general purpose properties also.


Industrial roller shutters can come in all shapes and sizes with a high gloss finish to maintain a professional, secure look. They are most suited to shopping malls and large industrial buildings as they are much more flexible and have a high quality design that can be tailored to requirement.

Industrial roller shutters are often fitted with extra security systems and locking bolts to ensure a high level of security and protection. They can be mounted either internally or externally to prevent vandalism or unauthorised access.