The Broken Window Screen Blog

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Feb 22, 2018

V shaped spline in my RV

I am replacing the screen on an 5-th wheel rv. The original spline was V shaped. No one seems to know what it is nor how to replace it. Can you help?

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Jan 10, 2018

Cold drafts and Glass Leaks

I have a storm door at my front door. The door itself isn't very air tight, so the storm helps. But on windy days, it's still quite drafty. I have

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Nov 14, 2017

In search of narrow screen door roller

The rollers that I removed from my sliding screen door are ALMOST exactly what you see in the picture I've included. In the picture, you'll notice that

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Nov 14, 2017

What kind of screen door is this?

My home is in Virginia Beach, it's about 16 years old. My patio screen door is broken, and I cannot find parts for it or how it comes apart. Can anyone

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Nov 12, 2017

Vinyl Sliding Door Track

Hello, I recently purchased a pre-owned home. The sliding glass door is made of vinyl, as well as the bottom track. There's roughly 12 inches of it torn

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Nov 11, 2017

Direction of screen spline?

Hi - I recently ordered new aluminum-framed screens for my screen porch. The openings were out of square so the measurements of all 4 sides are different.

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Oct 26, 2017

Australian Patio Door Handle Puzzle

Hello, The latch on my glass sliding door has come loose for the second time. Our house is some 16months old and the builder says it has run out of the

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Oct 24, 2017

Storm door good and stuck

I have a homes of merit 11 year old double wide in Florida. I am trying to remove the storm/screen door combo. I removed all visible screws and it won't

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Oct 11, 2017

Sliding Patio Door Locks with high security

These sliding patio door locks are designed for extra security, here is how to repair and find new parts for them

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Oct 07, 2017

T-Spline for holding in window screens

Hi, I need 1/8 inch t-spline. that would be 0.125 I think. Can you help? Thanks Hi Dalinda; T spline is called that because it is shaped like a letter

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