We often have people ask us why they should buy Silent Gliss when they can buy a cheaper electric curtain track off eBay.
Hopefully this short article will help you understand
The vast majority of cheap curtain tracks offered online are imported from China.
The first thing to note, is that bulk imported tracks cannot possibly be made to your exact measurements, requiring you to disassemble the track when you receive it, cut it down and deal with putting it back together again.
The second, and perhaps most important point, is that imported tracks are made down to a price, using cheap parts with no track record of reliability or testing for this specific use. When problems develop, it is normally impossible to find exact replacement parts, and so if the supplier responds at all, they will most likely replace the whole track with the same faulty model, requiring you to cut it down again, and it will be made of the same poor-quality parts and will be just as likely to break again.
Next, their design is usually poor. This can make them harder to fit, noisier, slower, and again, more likely to fail or have parts snap.
Poor design can also result in frustration when using them. Intermittent controls, motors still running when they should have stopped, unpredictable movement and becoming generally unresponsive are just some of the problems reported to us when customers come looking for a replacement.
Overall, it is best to avoid these tracks and instead invest in a quality product that will last for many years.
The Silent Gliss Autoglide 5100 series electric curtains are reliable, quiet, smooth and fast, comes made to fit and is covered by a 5 year warranty.
Take a look and get in touch if you have any questions.
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