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Sep 22, 2020

Replace patio door handle

Hi, I need your expertise. My patio door latch does not stay in the lockedposition. This is the third time in 20 years I've had to replace the handle.

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Sep 20, 2020

Pet Screen - T-Spline options?

I need to replace our sliding screen door screen with pet screen. I know a you're supposed to step down a size or two in spline, but the current spline

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Sep 09, 2020

Can't find replacement lock.

I have the original sliding door lock from about 1980. The 2 screws measure about 2 1/2 inches. Would the E2080 be the one to replace the lock? Thanks,

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Aug 22, 2020

storm door glass come loose due to plastic beading not snapped in place

Hello, the house is 100 years old but the storm door is not that old but it looks not new either. The glass hold by plastic beading is loose with a cap

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Jul 23, 2020

Lisa aka screen queen

I have a Anderson screen door that had a 5/16th hard plastic spline with grooves on both sides. I cant seem to find this spline anywhere. The last order

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Jul 23, 2020

Storm door parts

I have an older storm door that has a removable glass and screen. There are these plastic parts that hold them into the frame. I don't know what the

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Jul 17, 2020

Need to wash the outside of the upper window

So, when the window is up, the screen is in the way and it can’t be washed properly from the outside. When the window is down, the outside of the window

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Jul 05, 2020

Cannot find correct size spline

Hello - I am trying to rescreen some 1995 RV screens. .12 spline won't work as it is such a tight fit, the screen rips in multiple locations. I ordered

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Jun 19, 2020

Storm Door mishap

Hi, about a year ago I slide the glass portion up, the screen retracts. The string on the retractable part popped out. Now the window will not come

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Jun 10, 2020

Mortise lock stuck in locked position

The door is stuck in the lock position. Removed the handle and tried using a flat had screw driver to unlock but does not budge. Any help on how to unlock

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