The Broken Window Screen Blog

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Apr 08, 2019

Patio Door Wont Lock

This is a really dumb question... Here goes! So I have this patio door with an aluminum slider it only has one handle and I'm not sure which way the handle

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Apr 03, 2019

Help with measuring and ordering spline

Hello! We live in an older house and it has these metal screen frames that hook into 2 brackets at the top and then have 2 latches at the bottom to hold

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Mar 30, 2019

Piston Pin Pops Out

My screen door has been working well for several years, opening and closing as it should. However, recently each time the door is opened I notice that

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Mar 28, 2019

How to fix a storm door kick panel

Whats the easiest way to slide the bottom metal panel of a screen door back in? Someone popped it out.i can get 3 sides in the track but not the fourth.

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Mar 23, 2019

T spline for Larson all screen doors?

I see a post above asking what kind of T spline is needed for a Larson screen door. You asked him to send a photo, but I can't see whether that was done.

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Mar 13, 2019

Broken side bolt

We have a full view storm door that has sliding glass panes. Last year the top pane of glass abruptly fell, exposing the screen. You can raise it and it

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Feb 22, 2019

E2014 Adjustment screw not working

I just replaced my old mortice lock on my patio door with a new E2014 and it fits nicely. However the adjustment screw does not extend or retract the

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Feb 11, 2019

patio door handle #s3005 left for vanguard locks

I have a broken inside handle for #s3500 left side for vanguard lock on a patio door. I need a new handle assembly Hi Carl can you send me email so we

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Feb 10, 2019

Bottom Roller Adjuster Screw?

Mounting a pet door in the lower corner of my sliding screen. In the way of mounting there is a screw (see photo) that is above the bottom track wheel.

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Feb 10, 2019

Old Screen door rollers

Older house (1963) with an Atrium brand French door............the screen doesn't roll, so I took it off to replace rollers........Can't figure out how

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