Roller shutters are an excellent addition to any property, providing security, insulation, and privacy. Among the components that contribute to their smooth functioning are roller shutter straps.

In this blog post, we will explain what shutter straps are, their importance, how to replace them and where to buy them.

1. What are Roller Shutter Straps?

They also known as webbing straps or lifting straps, are durable and flexible components that play a vital role in the operation of roller shutters. They are usually made from high-quality materials such as nylon, polyester, or polypropylene, which ensure their strength and longevity.

These straps are attached to the bottom rail of the shutter and wind around a drum at the top of the shutter casing. When the shutter is operated, either manually or using a motorized mechanism, the roller shutter straps lift and lower the shutter, enabling smooth and controlled movement.

2. How to Replace Roller Shutter Straps:

Over time, lifting straps can fail due to constant usage, exposure to the elements, or other factors. Replacing them is an easy process, and with the right tools and knowledge, you can accomplish this task on your own. Here’s a step-by-step guide to help you through the process:

Step-by-step guide on how to replace roller shutter straps


If you have any challenges during the replacement process or are unsure about any steps, give us a call. Our team of roller shutter installers are always ready to give you a hand.

3. Where to Buy Roller Shutter Straps:

At Open N Shut, we specialize in supplying roller shutter parts and installing quality roller shutters in Adelaide, and window roller shutters in Perth, so if you are looking to replace or upgrade any of the shutter parts, you have come to the right place.