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Oct 12, 2021

Milgard screen doors difficulties

I am Bob Bruton Screen Service in Lomita, California. We have been a family owned business since 1968. The following comments do not apply to the actual

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Oct 12, 2021

Screen door sticks because of hole in track

My screen door sticks when the bottom wheel hits a hole in the track, see photos attached. There is one round hole & another spot where the track material

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Oct 12, 2021

Odd flat screen spline

My old flat spline measures .280 x.062 and I can’t find it anywhere. I tried using round and it works it way out over time. Where can I find this spline?

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Sep 27, 2021

Acorn patio door lock with key

I am trying to find replacement thumb latch & cylinder lock mechanism because the latch hook is broken. These are aluminum sliding doors for a home built

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Sep 17, 2021

Fixing Top hung patio screen doors.

Every post (100's) I have read in the past three days on how to fix/adust patio screen doors always address the top roller adjustment and the bottom roller

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Aug 22, 2021

I need retaining clips for storm door glass and screen

How do I measure my screen door opening to find retaining clips? I have 2 aluminum screen doors, one of which is white. Both are half doors with screens

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Aug 15, 2021

Screen doors for RV's Mobile Homes and Houseboats

I want to replace a hinged RV screen door with a sliding cassette screen door. I've entered my dimensions and gotten your quote, but I'm not certain it's

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Aug 08, 2021

Multiple Sliding Door Problems

I bought a house 3 years ago that turned out to be a pig with lipstick on it. The woman who flipped the house didn't bother to replace or fix the aluminum

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Aug 01, 2021

Looking for corner and screen roller in one

Hi, I have an old screen door and the bottom wheels have come off. I took them off and have included photos below. Do you supply these? I think they are

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Jul 27, 2021

Looking for storm door panel clips

Do you have these kind of parts they are 3 1/2 “ long thank You

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