Change Roller Blind From Front Roll to Back Roll

By Betta Blinds and Awnings - 5th December 2022
This applies to our Standard Range Roller Blinds. If you have a Builders Range Roller Blind you can check out this guide instead.

What is a Back Roll Roller Blind?

A Back Roll Roller Blind places the fabric deeper into the window. This reduces the amount of space between the Blind Fabric and the window. In a back roll the fabric rolls off the back of the tube and into the window.

Remove the Blind

1. Rotate the clear plastic part to retract the female pin on the idle end.
remove standard roller blind from window

Remove the Chain Drive and Idle End

2. Remove both the chain drive and idle end components.
remove roller blind chain drive and idle ends

Flip the Blind

3. Flip the Blind so that it enters the back roll position.
flip the blind
flip the roller blind

Roll up the Fabric

4. Use the bottom rail to roll up the fabric until you only have around 300mm of fabric remaining.
roll up roller blind

Remove the Fabric from the Tube

5. Carefully hold the fabric with one hand and gently remove the tube from the fabric.
Other Roller Blinds may use a spline (thin piece of plastic) to attach the fabric to the tube rather than our heavy-duty tape. You will need to slide it out of the channel.
remove roller blind top tube

Flip the Tube Around

6. Flip the tube around so that the heavy-duty tape is around the opposite way.
7. Press the fabric into the heavy-duty tape and run your finger along it so that it fastened to the tape.
change standard roller blind roll direction

Roll up the Fabric

8. Roll the fabric onto the tube until you get towards the end of the fabric.
9. Then rotate the blind so that the bottom rail is now on the bottom.
change roller blind roll direction

Reinstall Chain Drive

10. Reinstall the chain drive and the pin end so that the Blind can be mounted into the brackets.
insert roller blind chain drive and idle end

Install the Blind

11. Install the blind back into the brackets and test to ensure it operates correctly.
install standard roller blind

And You're Done!

Congratulations you have successfully changed a Front Roll Roller Blind into a Back Roll Roller Blind!

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