Common Screen Door Problems.
The primary function of a screen is to keep insects out of your home. For this reason, screens are also sometimes called insect or fly screens.
They are now more common, not just for windows, but doors and porches as well.
Your patio screen door are likely something you don’t think about too often in your home…until there is a problem or they require repair.
Windows and screens are quite durable and can take normal wear and tear but most homeowners will run into some type of window screen problem eventually.
The most common screen door problems:
Holes in Screens
Holes in the screens can be the most noticeable problem.
While holes in your screen door don’t increase security concerns, they can let bugs and other debris in while you have your patio doors open and ventilated.
Particles that make it through the hole in your screen can clog your HVAC system and decrease the quality of air cycling through your home.
Worn Out Screens
Just like your windows and most appliances/fixtures in your house, screens can start to show wear and tear over the years.
From brutal winter ice and harsh summer storms, your screens can start to wear thin, develop holes, or sag.
Broken or Bent Frames
The most noticeable problem with screen door is when the frames get bent or broken.
Functional and Decorative Screen Door
It is excellent for use on windows, doors, and porches. Sun shading is made of strong, extremely durable, vinyl-coated polyester fabric. It needs only occasional cleaning with mild soap and water.
Movable/Removable Screen Door
Retractable Screen Door: Retractable screen door typically look and act like window shades, except they function as insect screens.