The Broken Window Screen Blog

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Dec 16, 2018

Screen Door Won't Come out

We bought a home with a sunroom that was added on in approximately 2005. It has 8 sliding patio doors with the screens on the outside. We are trying to

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Nov 16, 2018

Mortise Lock with a "Gap"?

The mortise lock on my sliding glass door broke and I went to replace it with an E 2014 lock. However, when I tried to replace it, I found that there is

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Nov 04, 2018

Polar bear screen door repair

What is the lowest temperature I can install spline into the screen ? In other words what does the temperature have to be for a good installation ?

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Oct 02, 2018

Guardian screen door went AWOL

I am trying to get a sliding screen door for patio sliding doors for a house we just purchased. I think they are Guardian doors because they look similar

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Sep 30, 2018

#Stormdoor won't open all the way

I just got new main doors put in yesterday, now my fairly new storm door won't open all the way only half way. Nothing is blocking the door because I unhooked

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Sep 21, 2018

Is my screen door too thick ?

Can I use this upper track to install American Craftsman screen door from home depot on my door? the screen door thickness is 0.83 Hi Khaled; My screen

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Sep 21, 2018

My screen door hisses at me

My new screen door ) 1 year old) all of the sudden is making weird sounds when it closes. Can't figure it out. Love the door. Glass with adjustable blind

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Sep 16, 2018

Door Window won't open

We have an single exterior door to our patio that is mostly glass but the window at bottom lifts up. The other day something inside the movable window

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Aug 26, 2018

David

I had a burglary at my summer home and the thieves pried out the lock and handle mechanism of the sliding patio door. They must have taken it with them

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Aug 13, 2018

Looking for a replacement sliding screen door kit

Our sons friend ran into the screen door in the dark and bent the frame. It is on a family cottage near Midland. The door is one of 3 sliders so we would

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