How to Install a Solid Vinyl Screen Door from Screen Tight
Solid Vinyl Screen Door Installation Tips
Before installing your new screen door, please carefully read the instructions below.
Tools & hardware:
Screen Door Specifications: Standard Sizes: Width 30", 32" and 36", Height 80" Screen: UV resistant, American made fiberglass screen, 18-16 mesh Material: UV resistant foam PVC with superior skin strength Screw Retention: Superior to wood, will not split
STEP 1: Determine the size of your existing opening.
Measure the width and height of your existing opening (inside the door) to determine if you have chosen the correct door size. Allow 1/8" on each side and up to 1/2" for the height. If you need to trim your door go to Step 3.
STEP 2: Hardware Options.
Most standard screen door hardware will work great on your new solid vinyl screen door. Your door can be cut and drilled just like a wood door and surface mounted hinges can be screwed into the frame of the door. Most hinges can be accommodated by simply routing or mounting with screws. Latches and bar bolts can be added as well. Always use 3 hinges.
STEP 3: Trimming your new screen door.
If you have ever trimmed a wood screen door then you will have no trouble doing the same to your new Screen Tight™ Screen Door. Traditional tools, such as a circular saw, will do the job. Simply determine the desired amount to trim (make sure not to trim more than 3/8" from any side and no more than 1" from the bottom). CAUTION, if you cut more than the specified amounts you will compromise the integrity of the
door an void any warranty.