Maintenance Guide: How to care for your Shutterway units.

Just like your car requires some cleaning once in a while to keep it in tip-top shape so do our Shutterway security units.  We have put together an easy-to-follow care and maintenance guide to give your Shutterway units the required TLC for a longer lifespan. CARE AND MAINTENANCE INFORMATION This is not a maintenance-free product …

Property Security: How to assess your security at home.

Being at home for an extended period of time during the nationwide lockdown certainly has given us all an opportunity to slow down. Now we can spend some more time with our families, and quite likely take care of many home DIY tasks that have been put off for too long! While the economic and …

Security Gate Features: What To Look At Before Purchasing

  Purchasing a security gate these days is more of a must-have than a nice-to-have.  With a market full of different security gate manufacturers and suppliers, it is important to know what security gate features to look for before investing.  So let us have a quick look at those features for you to make a …

Sectional Title: Choose Shutterway As Your Security Provider

More people are choosing to live in security estates, complexes and apartment buildings due to safety and security concerns.  These properties are known as sectional title properties and do tend to bind you to a certain set of rules.  These rules could include a preferred security provider with a specific design for security gates and …

Home Security: Keeping Safe In The Holidays

  It’s that time of the year where most of us are looking forward to a well-deserved break.  In most cases, we exchange the comfort of our home for a tent, caravan or perhaps a luxury cabin in the middle of nowhere. One thing that should be at the top of our to-do list before …

Security Advice For New Home Owners: Layered Approach

Buying your first home is a very exciting time, but also one of great expense while you add your own touch to your new space. It’s very easy to get lost in buying new furniture etc, but the security aspect should not be an afterthought.  This article gives some practical security advice for new homeowners to …

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: …