Domestic Roller Shutter: Buyer's Guide

Need more information on our made to measure Domestic Roller Shutter? Here's a quick guide...

Domestic Roller Shutter (made to measure)

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Strap coiler

Strap Coiler:

Tensioned strap pulley system to raise and lower the shutter. Simple and economical. Can be operated on the same side of the shutter or fed through the wall, the coiler box is fixed internally at a convenient point.

spring and lock shutter

Spring & Lock:

Simple spring loaded, manually controlled shutter with accompanying lock. The lock bar extends into appropriate cut outs in the guide rails either side. Lock accessible from both sides of the shutter.



Motors require standard UK 240V power and require space for accompanying control point. Available options include wired rocker switch, wired key switch and remote controls.  The cabling outlet point is specified when configuring your shutter.

Motor with manual override

Motorised + Override:

Motors require standard UK 240V power and require space for accompanying control point. Manual override available as direct input or through the wall input, specified when configuring your shutter.

Installation Type

Our configuration tool runs with 3 installation types for made to measure roller shutters:

recess fit with outward rollerrecess fit outward roller

Recess Fit (outward roller)

Roller facing outward, guide tracks fitted in between the opening. Required recess depth of at least 23mm for guide channels.  Fixed at the guides, which support the roller box on top.

recess fit with inward rollerrecess fit inward roller

Recess Fit (inward roller)

Guides and box flush with the opening surround. Box depth can not exceed the depth of the recess. Fixed at the guides, which supports the roller box on top.  L shaped guide tracks recommended for easy install.

roller shutter face fitRoller shutter face fit

Face Fit (outward roller)

Box and guide tracks mounted on the façade around the opening. Wall space for box (up to 180mm) and guides (53mm each side) necessary.  Fixed at the guides, which supports the roller box on top.

Up to 1499mm 137 x 137mm
Up to 1799mm 150 x 150mm
Up to 2299mm 165 x 165mm
Above 2300mm 180 x 180mm

Taking Dimensions

taking roller shutter measurements

After choosing your installation type, take 3 sets of measurements of the structural opening and specify the smallest set. Our technicians adapt your roller shutter according to your specified installation type, accounting for the box and guide tracks.

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