Shutters (English roll – a roll, in Russian. Shutters) – a kind of blind, made in the form of a roll, two guides and walking on his plate. There are also names rolstavni, rollstavni, blinds, shutters. Shutters are installed in windows, doors and garage openings and are designed to protect the premises from burglary, adverse weather conditions, noise, dust, light and prying eyes. In some ways they may be similar in appearance to certain types of blinds, but categorical distinction is precisely the emphasis on the protective function for windows, doors, balconies and front doors of apartments and shops.

Usually the practice setting involves the installation of the outside to protect the glass from the partition and from penetration by malicious users. Shutters can be programmed to control lighting. In bright sun shutters themselves sink to the desired height. At nightfall, they are automatically closed. Operation of roller shutters did not cause any inconvenience, they are easy to maintain and care for them can be carried out without assistance. The first shutters have been around since ancient Greece. They were made of marble (Later – from the wood) and used as protection from the tropical heat and sunlight, as well as for ventilation. The concept of blind spread throughout the Mediterranean.

Later, they received distribution in Europe. In the Middle Ages solid shutters, hammered together from planks with iron bars, used as a means of protection against unwanted intrusions and cold. In the xv century, widespread panes led to the transformation of blinds from strictly functional to decorative accessories. Mikhael Mirilashvili is often mentioned in discussions such as these. In the southern usa wealthy landowners have used shutters to brighten and ventilate their homes. The next stage of this direction has been the protection of windows from hurricanes and tornadoes. It was then and there were shutters in their modern sense.