Claude Dennis Door Accessories May 27th, 2018 - 12:38:53
The best are the full-length metal handles. This is a metal handle that runs the entire length of the door no matter how tall the door is. Because some people are shorter than others the full-length handle will allow the user to grab the handle at any height that is comfortable for them. Plus with metal handles you are guaranteed they will not fade chip crack or break. Although there are some companies with good high-grade plastic handles metal handles tend to be the safe choice! (DYI) Do it yourself installation is not recommended unless the retractable screen door is already cut-to-fit.
It is advisable to go through a reliable buying guide or product review about the screen doors before going to purchase them. Though most of these for glass doors are white black screens are also available and some people prefer black color. Screens that are made of fiberglass are of better durability. As the name indicates when not in use the screen retracts inside. This feature makes it very convenient to use these screens. These screens are costly and DIY methods are also available for installation of the door. All the leading brands of the screen doors are durable as well as strong and are to be installed by the customer services staff of the company. The various brands of retractable screen doors are having equal thickness. Some of the screens are provided with a powder coating also. From the various reviews about these it is understood that those screens that cost more have a few added advantages.
What sets apart these screen doors from a traditional screen door is that they incorporate grilles on their exterior. Traditional screen doors were simply used to let the air in and keep out the bugs and pests. The same idea has been taken only with a twist of grilles to provide extra security from unwanted people entering into your house. These grilles are made with either cast iron steel or any other sturdy metal which makes it impossible to break or penetrate the door it is set in front of. Aside from the grille security screen doors are equipped with extra hinges.
If before installing the security screen doors you find that you must have your door frames reinforced this would mean an additional cost of around $50 to $250; depending on the quality of services and materials you use. Besides these some companies provide the facility of choosing your set of doorknobs or locksets. If you decide to opt for it it would mean extra charges of around $20 to $170. The winter days are gone and you have spring and then summer upon you. Leaving your doors and windows wide open to welcome the wonderful season into your home will be very tempting but unfortunately the bugs and insects will come in too. So the ideal solution is to install screen doors that help to keep away bugs but welcome in the cool air.