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Roller blind does not brake: How do I fix it?

Last updated:
14 March, 2024
Reading time: 3 minutes

Do you roller blind no brakes? In this post, we tell you how to change the brake stops so that you can adjust the raising and lowering of the fabric.

The screen roller blindsare undoubtedly the most modern and practical type of curtain. They are ideal for regulating the light in rooms. However, sometimes this action can be complicated. However, there is a simple solution. Find out how!

Chain mechanism in this, how does it work?

This system consists of a pulley connected to several belts, all of which are fastened to the velcro profile. The benefit of this mechanism for blinds is that, when you pull the tape, the blind is blocked at the height you want. It is very simple to operate. When you want to raise the blind, just pull the chain downwards. This way, the blind will remain in that position directly. To lower it, take the other side of the strip and pull it down again.

By the way, you can discover other types of blinds in our online shop.

How to fix a blind that won't stop: step by step

Unless there is a special case, only 3 steps are needed to solve the problem we are dealing with today. These are as follows:

Remove the chain stopper

Take the chain in your hands and removes the stopper that is located on it. This is a piece that is placed on the rope and allows you to set the maximum climbing point of the rope. mat roller shutter. It is easy to find, but don't confuse it with a chain joint (they are not the same). When you find it, just squeeze it and pull it towards you. It will come out of the strap without any problems.

Adjusting the roller blind with the stops

Raise the fabric roller blind to the height of your choice. Then, taking as a reference the position of the chain in relation to the command, mark the place where the stopper will go and place it on the rope. Don't forget to check that the stopper is correctly positioned. In this way, you will stop the blind from going up when you pull it.

Roller blind does not brake because of the joint

However, if the element that does not allow you to move the blind properly is the joint, the repair procedure is different. You will have to remove the curtain from its brackets. First, however, you must gather the fabric as much as possible. Once you have the blind in your hands, roll it up by hand to the position you prefer. Then reassemble the blind in its frame.

Lower the blind to the desired height

At this point, it's time to check if you have done a good job. So lower the opac blindo o o the translucent blind Congratulations, you've got your curtain fixed! However, if it didn't work properly, proceed from the beginning. Perhaps you have made a mistake without realising it.

What if I have a blind motor?

In case you have installed a Somfy motor or a Cherubini engine for blinds, the following problems may occur:

  • The blind lowers when you have pressed the up button (or the other way round). Check that the cables are in the right place.
  • The limit switches cannot be adjusted. Check that the crown wheel is engaged on the spindle and that it rotates at the same time as the spindle. Then adjust the correct bore, either by removing or adding travel.

Other faults your blind may have

Apart from the fact that your blind does not brake (either because of a motor error or because the stopper has been incorrectly positioned), there are other problems that can occur. For example, if the blind rises crookedly. When this happens, it is because it is not level. To correct this, lower the blind until its tube is visible, cut a piece of adhesive tape and stick it on, thickening the side that rises incorrectly.

Also, if you are wondering how to fix a stuck blind, look to see if the chain is not winding properly or if it has come out of the guide. Another incident may be that a knot has been tied in the cord. Check this at the top. It will be easier if you do this by running the chain through the whole chain and operating the mechanism. In this case, there is no need to dismantle the system. Just climb a ladder and check the top bar.

Conclusion

Now you know what to do if a roller blind does not brake. As you can see, it is a simple problem to solve, and you don't have to worry about it at all. However, if you find it difficult to fix, you can call us. At Sistemas24H, we will be happy to help you.

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Written by: Javier Marquez Barneto

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