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Nov 13, 2019

Glass falls out of storm door

The glass was stored for the summer. We had no trouble with the screen. but the glass fell out a few times and luckily it did not break. I would like

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Nov 05, 2019

Installing Screen Door Top Track

Hi, It looks like your top channel is just the thing to fix my broken old vinyl screen door channel. I have a few questions: Can I cut down the 6' length

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Oct 31, 2019

Why screen spline size matters

We bought a new screen door at Home Depot. No more than put it up and the spline was coming out and the screen was coming loose everywhere. It seems the

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Oct 22, 2019

Where to find storm window latch

I have a double Glass with the top glass sliding down for the screen. The latch that holds the upper Glass is broken. Where can I get a new one?

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Oct 20, 2019

UK Aluminium Sliding Door problem

I really need some help to find a locking mechanism to make these two sliding doors secure.

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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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