The Broken Window Screen Blog

News from the screen repair shop.....

Jan 19, 2023

Broken sliding door lock knob

I replaced my latch recently on sliding door and it was working fine until the door lock knob started to spin and eventually broke with the door being

Continue reading "Broken sliding door lock knob"

Nov 16, 2022

70001 Surface mount patio door handle set

Hi, I'm a contractor in Yellowknife, NT and I'm looking for a specific sliding patio door handle. I see it on this website ( 070001) and wondering how

Continue reading "70001 Surface mount patio door handle set"

Nov 06, 2022

Broken Handle on Conservatory Sliding Door

Questio: Don't know what this part of the lock is called and how to replace I am mostly familiar with USA locks and handles but this one appears to be

Continue reading "Broken Handle on Conservatory Sliding Door"

Oct 20, 2022

Replacement for 1960 patio door lock

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

Continue reading "Replacement for 1960 patio door lock"

Oct 18, 2022

Storm door jamb bracket needed

Can anyone identify the maker of this screen door closer by this mount? I can't find it anywhere and I want to use the same screw holes to replace my closer

Continue reading "Storm door jamb bracket needed"

Oct 18, 2022

Multipoint Sliding patio door lock broken

My Jen-weld sliding door lock broke. I can’t find this brand to replace it. Any ideas? I can do it myself if I have the right hardware ( no matter what

Continue reading "Multipoint Sliding patio door lock broken"

Oct 17, 2022

Sliding door key locks need replacing

Dear Sir or Madam, We have a pool house with two old sliding doors that, based on your pictures, look like Acorn locks. I was looking for keys as the

Continue reading "Sliding door key locks need replacing"

Oct 14, 2022

Sliding Door Replacement Handles needed

I am trying to replace two sliding glass doors that are difficult to open. Hands are getting too old to get into these small places Can you recommend

Continue reading "Sliding Door Replacement Handles needed"

Oct 14, 2022

Broken lock hook for 80's sliding glass door.

Broken hook for 80's sliding glass door. Door handle and lock work, however the bar part of the lock in the track of the door frame broke off. The mortise

Continue reading "Broken lock hook for 80's sliding glass door."

Oct 12, 2022

Outside Patio Screen Door handle w/latch

Hello. Looking for a replacement for screen door handle. Older aluminum framed screened patio door. I think this is the original outside handle. I know

Continue reading "Outside Patio Screen Door handle w/latch"