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Why should I fit a roller to my van?

Roof Bar Roller on rear of van

There is one piece of kit that you might overlook when you are fitting out your van with roof bars and that piece of kit is a roller. Do you want your vehicles kept in good condition and to be able to load and unload materials and equipment quickly?

Rollers protect your van from damage

Loading materials and ladders onto your vehicle from the rear is where you are likely to cause damage without a roller. If you are not able to lift the load high enough as you load you will inevitably need to push items up the rear of your van. This will scrape and dent the rear doors and roof of your van. Apart from looking scruffy this is going to damage the paint which is protecting.

Rollers make your life easier

A roller fitted to your rear roof bar can save you time and energy in loading materials and ladders onto your van. Think about a large heavy sheet, with a roller this slides quickly and easily onto the roof of your van.

How do I fit a roller?

To fit a roller to your roof bars is easy and should take you around 30 minutes to complete. All rollers are manufacturer specific and vehicle model specific which means if you have Rhino roof bars, only a Rhino roller for your particular vehicle model will fit your van. You will just need a 10mm & 13mm spanner to complete this work.

Where can I get a roller? supply Rhino, Van Guard and Hubb rollers and roof bars for all major manufacturers and makes of vans in the UK. If you have any specific queries please contact us via email at or via phone on 07719727453. We are here to help.