Type of Window
First of all, the type of window and wall where installation is needed will make a difference in the final measurement. This makes it easier to choose the right kind of roller shutter for the place and that is going to fit perfectly. To measure on the wall the easiest way to do it is to select the control sides to look from inside of the room and then you need to look outside the window.
Only the professionals can do it accurately. This is the reason, it is always suggested to call professionals for roller shutter installation and Roller shutter Repair in London.
On Wall (OW)
To check the opening width of the window shutter, you need to take 3 measurements that include:
Check the width from the top
Check the width from the middle
Check the width from the bottom
Make sure that you measure from brick to brick so that the final results are proper and there is no scope for error.
Check the slat type and shutter size
Consider the slat type and shutter size to check the size of the guides. Its standard size is 53mm for each guide.
Calculations for Finished Height
If the shutters are on the wall :
Opening Height + HeadBox Height
How to check the opening height?
For that, you need to take 2 measurements which include:
1 each side of the window opening from the top of the lintel which goes down the window sill
For accurate size, you need to choose the longest measurement.
What is the measurement for pelmet box addition?
In case the window height is:
Below 2795mm – Include 205mm to your height measurement
Below 3150mm – Include 250mm to your height measurement
Below 1955mm – Include 180mm to your height measurement
Below 1535mm – Include 165mm to your height measurement
Below 1150mm – Include 150mm to your height measurement
How to calculate for finished width?
Opening Width – 3mm
To calculate the opening width you need to take 3 measurements. For that, you need to start from the opening downsides. For the right measurement, the smallest values should be used.
Later, from the opening width, you need to take out 4mm. This way the shutter will be easy to slide in its place.
How to calculate the finished height?
For the opening height, 3 measurements are needed. This needs to be done from the bottom and top of the opening. You need to take small measurements.
The necessary changes should be made by trimming the guides and this way the final product will be the best.
Check all the requirements
All the bar requirements and other things must be checked for accurate results. This is the only way in which the best results can be achieved. If you want to get the shutter installation at your place, then hire an experienced and trained team of professionals. They have all the knowledge and tools to precisely measure everything and ensure the final installation is perfect.