Window in the house. It always had special values for the home. Protects from bad weather, cold and hot winds, lets the daylight inside. In all troubled times, the window served as a point of observation of the actions of enemies. A person loves his windows, in the middle of the house of the hostess decorated the windows in accordance with local traditions. For example, in Ukrainian huts, even the poorest people hung beautiful, carved curtains from paper. A variety of platbands served the decoration – wooden and stone. In ancient Russia, the windows of wealthy tower were struck by their jewelry and shape.
The window protects the room from the weather, but the fragility of the glass needs additional protection. In former times, all village houses had shutters that covered window openings at night. It was an additional protection against uninvited guests. In medieval cities, inhabitants of the first floors also protected their housing with the help of erace on the windows. The shutters were made of wood, closed the windows, as a rule, from the outside. It was not very convenient, but security was more expensive. Gradually, the shutters were a thing of the past, and metal grilles were inserted into the windows of the first floors. From the point of view of aesthetics, it was not beautiful. On the issue of fire safety, such lattices served as an obstacle to evacuation in the event of a fire.
They perfectly fulfill protection and provide maximum safety of the home. Structurally played so that they close and open from the room. Modern roller shutters fulfill another function – on a hot sunny day they can be lowered and then the room remains cool. Thus, the latest technical developments implement the inventions of our ancestors.