ABOUT EUROPEAN ROLLING SHUTTERS
European Rolling Shutters (ERS) has been the San Francisco Bay Area Exterior Shading expert since 1983. They are located in South San Jose with a manufacturing facility and showroom. For nearly 30 years they have specialized in protecting homes and families from the devastating impacts of the sun and weather. Their motto, “Protect your home and protect your family”, resonates through their logo and branding with the ERS shield.
The company was founded by Helmut Blum, a pioneer in the industry and a true craftsman. Helmut was an immigrant from Germany and a mechanical engineer who came to the U. S. to pursue the American dream. He realized his dream having built a company that services only the most discriminating property owners, and produces products of the utmost quality. He saw a need for the shutters in the U.S. after having lived with them in Germany all of his life. He later added the retractable awnings and well as the retractable solar screens. His wife Renate was the heart and soul of the operation. Today their daughter Linda and husband Paul and their dedicated staff of professionals will honor their memory.
European Rolling Shutters has the unique ability to work with homeowners and business owners from nearly every community of the greater San Francisco/San Jose Bay Area. What makes ERS unique in the market is that everything they do is custom. They have excellent sales professionals that go to your house and take exact measurement to see which products might be suitable for your situation. What sets ERS apart from other companies in their industry is that all materials are imported from Europe and custom fabricated to fit the client’s needs.
Serving from Southern Marin Country to Monterey County, they are the only company in California that custom design, fabricate and install all their products from start to finish. It’s no surprise that European Rolling Shutters is the San Francisco Bay Area Exterior Shading expert since 1983.
Address: 404 Umbarger Road, Suites A&B San Jose, CA 95111
CREATE SHADE WHEN AND WHERE YOU DESIRE WITH THE ADDED VALUE OF SECURITY, ENERGY SAVINGS, AND INCREASED HOME VALUE
Homeowners tend to have a love/hate relationship with the sun. You might love those large windows that let in a lot of natural light and showcase your view, however the sunlight also most likely becomes excessive at times, if not downright bothersome. Here are some of the greatest ways to gain control over the sun so that you can call the shots, while increasing the security, savings, and value of your home.
Exterior Rolling Shutters. You want to let the natural light brighten up your home, but you hate having to avoid those living areas that become too harsh, too hot, and just downright uncomfortable. Exterior rolling shutters help to shield you and your family from the devastating effects of the sun. Not only do they block UV rays from damaging your floor and furniture, but they also help reduce your heating and cooling costs almost instantly. This also reduces the wear and tear on your HVAC system because you don’t have to use it as much. You can reclaim your living spaces that have become lost to light, heat, and even the cold, and you can do it all with the simple press of a button!
Rolling shutters allow you to simultaneously add value to your home and feel comfortable during any season. By simply having exterior rolling shutters installed, you add instant, real value to your home.
Along with saving you money on those energy bills, exterior rolling shutters will keep your home and family protected by never even giving burglars a chance. Hit the button and your shades roll down, lock in place, and create an aluminum-alloy barrier from you and the outside world.
Solar Screens. Solar screens block 90% of the sun’s UV rays, so you limit the sun’s damaging effects on your furniture and floors. But unlike rolling shutters, solar screens let you take in that million-dollar view while protecting your home. They may be thin, but solar screens are powerful, durable, and incredibly useful.
Retractable solar screens offer an immediate reward for smart homeowners. The comfort of keeping out the sun’s heat in a simple and stylish way is worth real money. If you ever decide to sell your home, you’ll be glad to know that your exterior shading has actually increased the value of your property. And even if you never sell your home, you’ll still reap the cost-savings benefits of a set of solar screens.
However, you want to be sure your home is protected without compromising style. With solar screens, you can select from a variety of different colored screens to match the theme of your home, as well as white, beige, or dark brown frames, which are built with aluminum and coated in epoxy powder for extended life and durability.
And perhaps best of all, you don’t have to mess with fragile strings like with traditional blinds. You get your choice of manual or automatic controls, and your solar screen fits nicely in a 4” box right above your window or sliding glass door.
Retractable Awnings. With motorized retractable awnings, you get sun protection and coverage that goes beyond clunky umbrellas or canopies so that you can transform your outdoor area into a cool, enjoyable retreat. Not only can you cool down your outdoor space by 15 degrees in just 15 seconds with a single awning, they are also custom made just for you and your home. Each awning comes with freestanding arms instead of poles or stands that tend to get in the way, and all fabrics are sourced from Sunbrella®. Not only will you get a reliably firm awning thanks to individual suspended springs maximizing the elasticity in the folding arms, using your awning is also easy. Choose from manual or motorized to fit your preferences.
Retractable Pergola Covers. If you already have a pergola, arbor, or glass roof, you want to make sure the space underneath is comfortable and usable. Enhance your space with a retractable cover. Pergola awnings use a gas piston tension system to ensure the consistent, reliable function of your awning for years to come. The recently improved tensile unit holds the fabric nice and taut, making it roll up more smoothly. Instantly lower the temperature of even the harshest glass-roof rooms, reducing your energy consumption and cooling costs significantly. They are electronically controlled and built-to-last. You can even protect your pergola awning with rain and wind guards for longer life.
For more information about exterior shade solutions for your home, the professionals at European Rolling Shutters can help determine your optimal solution. European Rolling Shutters have been protecting homes and families for nearly three decades. You can call them to book a free, no-obligation, in-home consultation at 800-327-0195, visit their showroom at 404 Umbarger Road, Suites A and B in San Jose, or see www.ERSshading.com.
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