Under The Microscope: Shutterway Single Swing Security Gates

Installing a new security gate or replacing an old one is a big decision and often a grudge purchase.  Do you go for aesthetics or for security?  At Shutterway you are in luck, not only do we offer an elegant fixed louvre design, but we also aim to manufacture the strongest security gates without detracting …

LifeMatters Foundation: Making a difference one small step at a time.

Shutterway is proud to be a supporter of the Life Matters Foundation and we believe that giving something back to society can make a big difference in the lives of those less fortunate.  We have embraced transactional giving and corporate social responsibility in our company ethos. A recent literacy survey by PIRLS (Progress in International Reading and …

Feature Project – Creating an Internal Isolated Safety Zone

This project was for an upmarket residence in Constantia, Cape Town.  The goal was to separate the bedrooms from the rest of the house by creating an internal isolated safety zone for the family at night. To avoid a floor track over the threshold, a single sliding panel was made on a top hung track …

Security Barriers: Inside versus Outside

At Shutterway we not only strive to manufacture the strongest security barriers, we also supply home owners with a stylish security solution without detracting from the home’s aesthetics. Often clients request the installation of security barriers to be on the outside rather than the inside. This brings us to the question whether security barriers are best …

Tips for Maintenance of Security Gates and Burglar Bars

Powder coated security gates and burglar bars are exposed to weather conditions that degrade them over time, especially when installed externally. The elements combine with stray electrical currents, dissimilar metals, and physical contact with abrasive materials that cause wear, damage, or erosion and corrosion of the coating and underlying metal substrate. This begs the question: …

Video Showcase of Shutterway’s Cape Town Showroom

If you are looking for the most stylish burglar bars and security gates in Cape Town, feel free to come and discuss your requirements with our trained technical staff at our Paarden Island showroom in Cape Town. Until then, get a visual taste of the stylish product we have on offer by clicking play on …

Featured Shutterway Installation – Waterford Estate

Shutterway recently undertook an installation on the picturesque Waterford Estate in Stellenbosch, best known for its delicious wines. (www.waterfordestate.co.za) The project was introduced by local interior designer, Lydia Van Der Spuy (www.lydiavanderspuy.com). With a background in fashion, international sourcing and commerce, Lydia offers clients a broad range of services. She is also a past client …

Meet the Shutterway Team – Gray Holland, Founder and Product Developer

This interview’s been a long time coming and features the man who helped kick-start Shutterway’s journey! Not only did our founder Gray Holland identify the niche for stylish security in the face of the dull, prison-like products of the time, he crafted Shutterway’s template design, too. Pleasing to the eye and incredibly robust, it was …