The Broken Window Screen Blog

News from the screen repair shop.....

Dec 17, 2020

Removeable flat faceplate lock used in vinyl door

Not sure the last time this page has been active...pretty much shooting in the dark here... No idea what kind of lock I need Marissa E Springfield,

Continue reading "Removeable flat faceplate lock used in vinyl door"

Dec 17, 2020

Recessed faceplate mortise lock in vinyl patio door

I have a broken sliding door lock for a sliding door approx 20 years old. I do not see something the same size above. Can you tell me if you would have

Continue reading "Recessed faceplate mortise lock in vinyl patio door"

Dec 16, 2020

Andersen latch or mortise lock loose

Andersen 2565507 mortised lock (discontinued...of course) with Thumb latch on patio door. Latch is so loose, it falls locked on it's own. No visible way

Continue reading "Andersen latch or mortise lock loose"

Dec 15, 2020

Storm door sping pulley

I’ve read through your fixes. I’m fairly confident that I can fix my screen door if I can find the parts. I’m attaching a picture of the spring /pulley

Continue reading "Storm door sping pulley"

Dec 15, 2020

storm door

Hello, I have a old metal storm door, It has 2 glass panels and a screen panel on the outside of the door. I tried to close the bottom glass panel in a

Continue reading "storm door "

Dec 15, 2020

Sliding top glass and panel on Larson Screen-away door will not stay up.

Hi, I have a Larson screen-away door in which the top glass sash slides up and down. The problem is that it won’t stay in the up position, even though

Continue reading "Sliding top glass and panel on Larson Screen-away door will not stay up. "

Dec 14, 2020

Sliding screens for outswing French doors

I have a client who really wants us to put sliding screen doors on their outswing French doors. This is a 6' unit with both doors operable. I know you

Continue reading "Sliding screens for outswing French doors "

Dec 14, 2020

Screen Door Channel

I am looking for a source for my slider's screen door aluminum channel. The OD is 2 x 1 and I have included some pictures below. Any assistance is greatly

Continue reading "Screen Door Channel"

Dec 14, 2020

Patio door has pushed out and blocks bottom track from letting a screen door work

I have a patio door that the bottom of the door has pushed out so it blocks the bottom track where the two doors meet (sliding doors) I bought a replacement

Continue reading "Patio door has pushed out and blocks bottom track from letting a screen door work"

Dec 14, 2020

Double sliding top track for screen door

We have a french door that has a double screen door. The track that we have now was a plastic one it is now broken and we would like a new one but made

Continue reading "Double sliding top track for screen door"