How Do You Remove Screens in Sliding Windows?

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The screens on sliding windows are designed to be easily removed by the homeowner. In order to remove the screen, just follow these simple steps!

Removing a Sliding Window Screen

First of all, you should fully open your slider window. Gently press the top corner of the screen to depress the hidden spring. Now pull the screen tab on the opposite side and the upper portion of the screen will pop out.

To remove the bottom of the screen, push the bottom corner into the frame to depress the other hidden spring. Pull the bottom screen tab on the opposite side, and the rest of the screen will pop out easily.

Top Tip: If you’re removing the screen for cleaning, using a low-pressure hose is a good way to do so.

Remember screens can be delicate, so keep your grip on the frame and try not to force it during removal.

Reinstalling the screen

Again ensure the window is fully open. To install, place the bottom of the screen back into the window frame, and then push the screen into the frame to depress the springs. Using the screen tabs, proceed to pull the screen back into place one side at a time.

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