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Factors to Consider When Buying a Retractable Screen Door

choosing the best retractable screenFactors to Consider When Buying a Retractable Screen Door

Retractable screen doors are convenient, and at times essential, protection for a home against mosquitoes and other disease-carrying insects. It also allows the wind and a cool breeze to enter your home or porch-area, improving ventilation.

In order to prevent repair or replacement costs in the future, it’s important for you to choose a high-quality retractable screen door before installation gets underway. When choosing a retractable screen door, let the following considerations guide you in your decision-making:

  • Purpose. Most retractable screen doors are used to keep insects out of the home. There are also screen fabrics that can keep bigger critters like raccoons and squirrels at bay. If you have pets, you may want to consider pet-resistant screens which are 10 times stronger than regular screen fabrics.
  • Material and Build. If your door is exposed to harsh elements like excessive rain, mud or snow, you will need a retractable screen door made with sturdier materials. Look for screen doors made with UV resistant nylon coating that can protect the door from fading or discoloration or powder coating which can protect against outside elements. One of the best mesh options is the
  • Retractable Screen Installation. There are some homeowners who choose to make a DIY project out of a retractable screen door installation. If you want to ensure that your retractable screen door is snugly fitted to your door to make it as effective as possible it makes sense to get it professionally installed. Some hardware stores also offer installation services but if you want top-notch service, opt for a professional or contractor who was personally trained by the retractable screen manufacturer.Retractable screen door installation is the most critical step in ensuring that the product stays in tip-top shape for years to come. It will also guarantee that the screen door is working the way it was designed to work. Screen Repair Man have years of experience in installing retractable screen doors for different types of homes and the multitude of purposes in which they are used.
  • Retractable Screen Warranty. If your retractable screen door installation service provider will be furnishing the product, be sure to ask about its warranty to know whether repairs or replacements will be shouldered by the manufacturer or the installer. If you are purchasing the retractable screen door from a hardware store or the manufacturer itself, ensure that you have the complete details about its service and product warranties in writing.

How Long Do Retractable Screens Last?

Most retractable screen doors can last for years, even decades, if well maintained and cared for. Even then, there are unforeseen situations that may damage the screen doors or cause it to malfunction. It’s better to prepare and educate yourself of who you can turn to when repairs are needed. It is worth considering you get what you pay for with all things in life, and with retractable screens if you buy the cheap screens you will find they do not last so long and spare parts are hard to come by.

Retractable screen doors are extremely useful for any home. To avoid incurring costs for repairs or replacements in the future, choose a high-quality retractable screen door and a reliable contractor to install it.

We Install Retractable Screens

So you have decided you would like a retractable screen for your home, great idea they are the perfect solution to keep bugs at bay. Our service are for retractable screens covers Oakville, Burlington, Hamilton, Ancaster, Milton, Waterdown, Dundas, Stoney Creek, Aldershot, Carlisle and Kilbride. We offer a free quote and would love to come by and show you a demonstration of the “best retractable screen” available. Call 905 966 0838 or contact us here


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Screen Repair Man services homes and businesses in the following areas of Ontario. Burlington, Oakville, Hamilton, Stoney Creek, Waterdown, Carlisle, Milton, Mississauga, Kilbride and Dundas. Call 905 966 0838 to schedule window repair, screen repair & new screen making.

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