Window Screen Installation Tips

Tools Needed:

Window Screen Installation Tips
1. Rollerknife
2. Hack Saw
3. Utility Knife
4. Hammer

For Aluminum or Wood Windows

Window Screen Installation Tips
STEP 1
Measure: Measure the height & width of the window opening where the frame will be installed.
Window Screen Installation Tips
STEP 2
Marking: Mark Aluminum frames to height (H-1 1/2") & width (W-1 1/2") Each corner adds 3/4".
Window Screen Installation Tips
STEP 3
Cutting: Cut marked pieces with hacksaw. If your frame exceeds 3' in height, cut an additional (W-1 1/2") for use as a cross brace.
Window Screen Installation Tips
STEP 4
Hardware Options: See below.
Window Screen Installation Tips
STEP 5
Assembly: Insert corners into frames vertical pieces first, then attach each vertical piece to the horizontals.
Window Screen Installation Tips
STEP 6
Rolling Screen: Roll Screen into spline groove with 9/64" or .160 spline. Spline will hold in hardware. Trim excess screen with Utility knife or blade from Rollerknife.

Hardware Options

Window Screen Installation Tips
1
Wood Windows: Attach Screen frame fasteners to outside frame of window. Nail 1/4" to 1/2" from top of window on each side.
Window Screen Installation Tips
2
Wood Windows: Insert Loop Latch into spline groove on bottom of screen frame. After complete Assembly, insert screw into inside of window sill.
Window Screen Installation Tips
3
Aluminum Windows: Insert Corner Spring into bottom piece of vertical frames.
Window Screen Installation Tips
4
Wood & Aluminum Windows: Insert pull tabs into spline groove on bottom of screen frame.
Window Screen Installation Tips
5
Wood & Aluminum Windows: Slide cross brace clips into crossbar frame & attach midway into assembled frame. The crossbrace pieces will fit into spine groove.

 

 

 

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