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Oct 15, 2019

Patio door lock latch not working

Hello, Can you please identify the locking mechanism used on the patio door lock? The latch seems to be stuck when pushed up, and is not going all the

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Sep 28, 2019

Guardian storm door needs new handle

Hi there, Our Guardian storm door is still in great shape but the handle is very lose and no longer latches automatically when the door closes. If you

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Sep 26, 2019

Round spline wont go in square hole

I have changed out window screens in the past but, this one is giving me a very tough time! I was unaware that there was a 'flat' spline... Is that what

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Sep 11, 2019

Anderson retractable storm/screen door stuck.

I have a brand new door as described above. I set it to the all glass position and now the screen won't come down. The release seems to be stuck. Thanks

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Aug 31, 2019

Need Milgard Tuscany 8225T screen door handle replacement

Purchased s Milgard Sliding glass door with the screen in 2010. My tenant broke the handle and cannot find it now in 2019. I can't find anything that

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Aug 28, 2019

Dovetail Groove and Spline

Much like the poster above I have a similar wood related question. I am working on a historic home and I have to use wood for the frames of my screen

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Aug 28, 2019

What kind of spline/screen is this?! CANNOT find a replacement....

I have a few damaged retractable screens that I need to replace. What's really strange is that the spline basically has 2 flaps and the screen mesh is

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Aug 26, 2019

Screen for outswing french doors

Hi, I have outswing french doors in a bedroom. I need a screen solution and I would prefer to not use retractable screen doors. I am thinking of installing

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Aug 18, 2019

Mortise style sliding door lock

Hi I just moved into a new house and the lock on my sliding door has broken. Can you help me find the correct one. I don't know any info about the door,

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Aug 18, 2019

sliding screen door handle & latch

We lost screen door handles while we do renovation. Couldn't find replacement part anywhere. Just attached temporary handle on side.

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