Shutter Installation Overview
shutter on the ground. Make sure the shutters is flat and on a clean
surface with ears up.
and it should be 8” longer than the opening. The tracks should be
Put the guide
rails at the bottom of the housing box and turn the shutter. Place
the shutter up against the wall.
shutter over the window at the proper height and equal distance on
each side of the shutter by securing the top guide rail hole.
shutter in place, square and level up the rolling shutter. Mark the
location of the other guide rail holes.
shutter is being held flush against the wall. Mark a vertical along
side of the control side end cap and the guide rail. Mark a
horizontal mark at the point where the control side guide rail meets
the end cap and also make a mark at the top of the end cap. Remove
the support and carefully lower the shutter to a flat surface.
vertical line you just made, measure in toward the window 5/8". If
the shutter is a top exit, measure down from the top line 3/4".
shutter is being mounted on a block or brick surface, drill
appropriate holes where marked, to insert anchors to local code.
Drill the 3/4"
control hole pay attention when drilling the hole. Control hole must
be drilled perfectly straight and level.
the end of the strap through the control hole.
rolling shutter to the block wall, plumb and make sure it is level.
inside of the wall check the strap for proper clearance.
spare strap around the housing box and allow the shutter profile to
lower into the U-channel and lock into place. Remove the front cover
and secure the housing box to the wall with 2 or more flat head
Lay the crank box on a flat surface. Remove the cover and take out
the large nylon gear. Thread the strap through the end of the gear
and tie a secure knot in the end of the strap and then pull on the
strap to return the knot into the cavity in the side of the gear.
Install electrical motors. Replace the cover and secure with screws.
crank box, Run electrical wires into the sofit. Have licensed
electrical contractor hook up hard wires. Mark where each of the
screw holes will be. Move the operator away and install anchors if
necessary. Replace the operator and secure to the wall with the
appropriate color screws.
shutter up and down several times, making sure that it works. Check
and make sure that when the shutter is in the full down position,
that it is lock into place.
shutter all the way up and replace the font cover. Caulk all the
exterior edges (guide rails, side and top of box and u-channel). Be
careful when caulking the control side of the box that caulking does
not get on the strap. Remove the protective film from the front
cover. Install deco caps in each guide rail.
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