Claude Dennis Screen Door May 27th, 2018 - 12:39:29
The flyscreen has long been a ubiquitous feature of the Australian home. Originally it served purely as a means of allowing you to have your windows and doors open during hot weather so that the air could circulate while still keeping out flies mosquitoes and other insects. However the role and function of the humble flyscreen has evolved over the years and stronger more durable security screen doors and window grilles have now taken their place in the majority of Australian homes. One of the functions of a modern security screen door remains the same - to keep out insects when your main interior doors are open - but they now also serve the purpose of providing an additional layer of home security.
From a professional security perspective a proper home security door should be constructed of heat - strengthened (tempered) aluminum or galvanized and powder coated steel. Not only are these doors stronger they also offer greater protection against rust and corrosion which results from extended exposure to the weather. Double-check the door to make sure it has reinforced corners and that the corner joins are fully welded to the door. Preferably the home security screen door should have three or more hinges with fixed hinge pins that cannot be removed.
Wood-framed doors are more elegant and classy to look at because they can be carved and polished similar to conventional wooden doors. The only difference that they have is the filter. A new innovation in screening doors is the sliding screen door. Hinged type panels are still in circulation but sliding screen doors are getting the favor of many. Sliding screen doors also use wood or aluminum framing and most of the time door-sized screens for better light and air reception. In order to get better ventilation and lighting inside the home without letting rodents bugs and other unwanted particles to come along with them these doors are the best choice of homeowners. Screen doors not only give the home good lighting and air circulation but they also match well with exterior doors. Screen entrances guarantee a bug-free home while getting the fresh air and warm sun that every homeowner has so long yearned for.
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.