A roller shutter, double swing door, sectional sliding door or coiling window door is simply a form of door or windows shutter consisting of multiple vertical slats hinged in unison. The shutter is either raised to allow it to open and lowered in order to close it. On heavy doors, this can be motorized through a pulley. It also offers protection from wind, hail, snow and burglary. A double swing door is able to swing open and closed both sides independently. They are commonly found in homes with at least one open window.
Window Roller Shutters
Window shutters can be made of wood, steel, fiberglass and other materials. They can be painted in any color you wish, although most people go with white or black. If you’re looking for a more sophisticated look for your home, you can purchase shutters with carved designs, scroll work, and decorative trim. The wood shutters are usually the cheapest and can be finished in just about any type of paint.
There are some models that are made from vinyl that offer a lighter feel than the wood. Vinyl shutters can be painted in any color you like. There is also a double swing that is made of a metal frame with two rollers that swing out independently and are attached to each other with a hinge.