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Manual or Electric Shutter Doors - Which is Best?

As a business, you need to make sure that you have the best options for your property. There are many different considerations that go into your property, like for example whether you have manual or electric shutter doors.  

Both options are good, which one is best for your needs? Well, let’s take a look, and see if we can identify the best choice for your business.

Manual Options

 Obviously, you’ve got a range of manual options that you can explore. Manual devices use a crank or a winch, and they require physical strength to operate.

 It’s worth noting this isn’t a bad option, and in some cases, can be more reliable than an electric version. The thing about a proper shutter door is that you have to retract it fully, and electrical components can break, or they can become damaged by weather or overuse. However, the only drawback to something like this is that it is reliant on physical strength, so if you become injured or simply have a diminished physical capacity, you may struggle.

Electrical Shutters

 The other end of the spectrum for shutter doors is the electrical variant. This will be controlled using a circuit, as well as a switch or a button.

 Naturally, the biggest advantage to something like this is the convenience factor. It’s definitely a lot easier to operate on a daily basis because absolutely no physical strength is required. You just push a button and the whole thing retracts or pulls down.

 However, like any electrical component, it can be more expensive and in some cases, prone to failing. Ongoing maintenance can also be required to get the maximum potential from this. However, if you are prepared to commit to using it, then you can reap all the benefits.

Final Thoughts

 Each type of shutter door is different and is suitable for a different type of business accordingly. Regardless of which option you choose, a shutter door is a good resource with a lot to offer. It can help to protect your property from damage and make it look neater all at once.

With that being said, the best way to take full advantage of something like this is to invest in a proper installation with the help of some experts. We’re happy to provide the necessary assistance for you, so get in touch. Shutter doors are easy for us to sort out.

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dp Doors & Shutters Ltd supplies, installs, maintains and repairs a range of industrial doors, security shutters and grilles. Its collection of doors includes insulated sectional overhead, single-skin, fire and insulated roller shutters, steel hinged personnel doors, fire doors and high speed action doors. Before work begins, a full site survey is carried out at no extra cost.

Based in Sheffield, dp Doors & Shutters operates from an 15,000 ft2 factory and supplies and installs a wide range of industrial doors, shutters and grilles across the UK.

Clients range from high street shops to international airports and blue chip manufacturing companies.

We offer the following products and more:

Roller shutter doors, roller shutter door, fire curtains, fire shutters, high speed doors, insulated door, pvc strip curtains, steel personnel door and dock levellers. 

Repairs & Callouts

We are delighted to tell you that DP Doors & Shutters Ltd has been awarded the coveted Door & Hardware Federation Quality Mark for repair and maintenance of metal doors and shutters.

Health & Safety

At DP Doors & Shutters we employ our own Health and Safety consultant. Their role is to liaise with customers to confirm their requirements for on site working and to ensure that our own engineers are trained and equipped to meet all relevant H&S standards and safe systems of work.

Service & Planned Maintenance, UK

It is now a legal requirement in accordance with the Machinery Directive, European Standard EN12341 to 1:2003, that all power operated and automatic doors must be subject to a controlled, regular maintenance and service procedure with emphasis on the safety features such as bottom safe edges and safety beams.

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