Benefits of Electric Roller Shutter Vs Manual Garage Doors
A roller shutter garage door is a popular choice when it comes to protecting your valuables, but which is better suited for your garage: electric or manual? Here are some benefits to owning an electric garage door.
Why You Need An Automatic Roller Garage Door
Electric garage doors are convenient. The electric remote control roller garage door allows you to open your garage door without leaving the car. If you are transporting items into the garage, you can easily open the garage door by a touch of a button even if you have your hands full.
With an electric roller shutter garage door, there is an added level of security. Automatic roller doors are supplied with anti-lift locking. This prevents the curtain from being forcibly opened from below, making it much harder for any criminals to get to your possessions. There is also an option to add an Alarm which sounds if it senses excessive force being applied to the garage door.
Electric roller shutter doors reduce the chance of garage door accidents. An integrated brake is fitted which prevents the door from dropping in the event of motor failure and ensures compliance with safety legislation.
The remote control Hold to close allows the operator to stop and the door if there was an obstruction.
The remote control with a safety edge will stop the door from closing if it came down on a solid obstruction.
Manual Garage Door Vs Electric
Although an electric roller shutter has many benefits, there are plenty of advantages to having a manual garage door.
Manual roller garage doors are slightly less expensive than an electric roller shutter. If you have a smaller budget, a manual garage door is a great option. A manual door will still provide the strength and security that roller garage door offers and will still add value to your home.
Manual garage doors are supplied with a spring and lock and are easy to maintain. If you do not have a power supply in your garage a manual roller shutter garage door is a good alternative.
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