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How to fix a blind cord quickly and easily

Last updated:
14 March, 2024
Reading time: 2 minutes

One of the most frequently used components of a roller shutter is its strap, which is why it is very common for it to become frayed and weak. Therefore, we are going to show you how to fix a shutter cord in a very simple way.

Materials and tools needed to change the roller shutter belt

The first thing you need to be clear about is the materials you need to change a roller shutter belt correctly. You don't have to worry because they are quite common and easy and if you buy them at Sistemas 24H you will get them for the lowest price.

  • Roller blind tapeThe best is to choose one that is between 4 and 6 metres in size.
  • Screwdriver.
  • Trim plate or bodkin.
  • Screws.
  • Staircase.
  • Scissors.

One step to fix a blind cord

How to change the cord of the roller shutter, step by step

If you want to know how to fix the cord of a roller shutter, with these easy steps you will be able to do so.

  1. Try to raise the blind as high as possibleIf you can do this, it is best to hold it in place with a pair of buffers.
  2. Open the shutter boxUse the screwdriver to do this. You can check that the blind is rolled up in the catcher and the end of the cord is tied with a knot.
  3. Change the tapeUntie the old one and remove it. You can then replace it with a new one.
  4. Pass the tape through the slot in the lid.Once this is done, you can reinstall the drawer.
  5. Prevents tape leakageThe only thing you have to do is to tie a knot.
  6. Pull down the shutterThe only thing you have to do to do this is to remove the stops.
  7. Release the bottom catcher to remove it completely.
  8. Drill a hole in the new tapeUse a pair of scissors to do this.
  9. Insert the rope into the pick-upLet him pick it up and it will fit completely.
  10. Replace the drawer.
  11. Check that the roller shutter worksThe only thing you have to do is to raise and lower the shutter. This way you make sure it works properly.

As you have been able to see, fixing the cord of a roller shutter is a very easy process to carry out. Even so, the most recommended is that, from time to time, you should replace the roller shutter belt to ensure its correct functioning.

Similarly, if you notice that the cord is working properly but still the shutter does not go up and down, most likely is that the fault is in the tie rods; moreover, cleaning the roller shutter belts will help you to keep them in perfect condition for much longer.

If you need to change the cord of a roller shutter, you can do so by most recommended In our online shop you can find tapes of all sizes so that you can choose the exact model you need for your roller shutter. Also, if you have any doubts, don't hesitate to ask our professionals; they will offer you the best advice.

Need more help?

Here is a video that will show you how to replace the rope quickly and easily.

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