How To Assemble Retractable Garage Door Screen

Retractable Garage Door Screen Decor

Retractable garage door screen is popular in many houses with patio doors. The mosquito nets open the double doors and keep insects and dirt out. They also help to block the sun’s rays and can eliminate the need for storm doors. Retractable screens come in a variety of colors, styles and screen textures with various hanging options. Retractable access doors differ from conventional French doors that roll on wheels or swing on the hinges. The retractable screen lowers the headboard, much like a window curtain. The umbrella is often made of fiberglass and rolled into a storage box or cassette installed at the head of the door. The side rails on the door frame support the edges of the screen. The big advantage is the lack of a track along the crossbar, where dirt and debris accumulate frequently.

To measure the aperture. Cut out the storage box with a hacksaw and a suitable retractable garage door screen. The cut should be 1/8 inch smaller than the width of the measured opening. Reassemble the memory module by placing the plastic caps in place. Replace the screen handle. Attach the two metal clamps for the intake manifold. Opposite the arched lip inside. Carefully install the memory module in both mounting brackets. Use a pencil to make a horizontal mark on the post under each end of the strip.

Remove a storage box and measure from a threshold of pencil marks. Subtract 1/8 inch and cut the side tracks to the new dimension. Replace the storage box and place the side rails at both ends. Attach the side rails to the door frame with four 1-1 / 2 ” screws inserting a short length of plastic tubing into the rail to separate the seal will hold the torsion seal around the screw.  Drag the screen up and down several times to test the installation. Make sure the screen stays on the rails and hooks to the bottom. If necessary, the retractable garage door screen tension can be adjusted by removing the end cap and winding the screen more tightly.

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