The Broken Window Screen Blog

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Mar 20, 2017

My #Pella #stormdoor is stuck closed

Pelli 8 storm door won't open The catch won't disengage Both handles are removed How do I disengage the catch ? Hi Al; I found pictures at DIY Forum

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Mar 15, 2017

Need #ScreenDoors in the land down under

I'm in OZ, by the coast and my cedar sliding screen door- not standard size!- has had it. I have found it nigh on impossible to source any kind of DIY

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Mar 12, 2017

#Patio #Door so secure even I cant get in

My sliding door lock would not engage when I used the lever on the handle assembly. I opened the door and loosened the mortised plate. The plate slid down

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Mar 10, 2017

Honey I shrunk the #screendoor !

I took screen off cleaned rollers etc I loosened all the rollers now when I go to put it back on the track its not tall enough its like the screen shrunk

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Mar 05, 2017

Spline won't stay

I have 2 spots in my Arizona room (screen room) that keep coming out. It's on the outside and I have replaced the spline, thinking it might have had sun

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Feb 21, 2017

Screen door doesn't completely close

The home we bought two years ago has four sliding glass doors. Each has a sliding screen door. 3 of the screen doors are identical and close/open just

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Feb 20, 2017

Will use no #spline before its time

I have some hand-me-down gray hollow core smooth spline, at least that's what i think it is. I have had it for so long that I wasn't even sure it was splining.

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Feb 05, 2017

Friend walked through #ScreenDoor Now im broken parted

I have the same issue as Robert. Friend walked through the door breaking 2 opposing corners where the top meets the side rail and the opposing bottom

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Jan 29, 2017

Hatch screens for private #yacht

My wife Joyce and I live aboard a 40 ft sail boat. I must fabricate insect screens for four deck hatches. As I must access hatch latches from inside,

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Dec 30, 2016

The Vanishing #PatioDoor Lock !

My Son In Law has a condo with a heavy white vinyl coated sliding glass patio door. The mortise lock for the door is missing and the original lock and

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