How Do You Remove or Install A Patio Door Screen?

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It's summer, it's hot, and you want to be able to open your patio doors. Screens are great from preventing any bug invasions, but what if you need to take the screen off for cleaning or some other reason? Thankfully, installing and removing screens from patio doors isn’t difficult.

If you need to install or remove a patio door screen, just follow the easy steps outlined below!

Installing the patio door screen into the frame

Begin by sliding the screen into the track at the top of the patio door frame. Rest the bottom of the screen on the frame of the patio door, and then carefully insert a putty knife at the bottom to depress the wheels one side at a time. The screen should now snap into place easily.

Adjusting the wheels to lift the screen into the proper position

Using a Robertson screwdriver, adjust the screws at the bottom of both the front and back of the screen. You can tighten to lower the wheels, or loosen to raise them. Ensure the sightline is level with the patio door frame.

Now you should tighten the screws at the top of the patio door to hold the screen in place. This will prevent the screen door from bouncing when you open and close it.

Top Tip: Be sure to test the screen door to make sure it is operating correctly by sliding it back and forth a few times.

To remove a patio door screen, you can simply follow these steps in reverse!

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