Coastal Living Idea House

Coastal Living Idea House 2018

Screen Tight is a proud sponsor of the 2018 Coastal Living Idea House located in Habersham, South Carolina. The entire house is well thought out and impeccably designed but it’s the home’s outdoor living spaces that make it truly special. The elevated screened-in porch features a unique integration of our MeshGuard and Mini Track screening systems. The […]

Customer Project Profile + Mini Track Installation Tips

Screen Porch With Cable Rail

We love hearing about all the porch, patio and deck screening projects that our customers complete throughout the year. This project came from Donald in Pittsburg who chose Mini Track because of its simple two-part system and ultra low profile aluminum channel. This was Donald’s first time using Mini Track and he shared some useful […]

Paint Colors to Match Screen Tight Caps

Screen Tight Cap Colors

When it comes to color, the subtle nuances make all the difference. To assist with your screen porch design planning, reference the following colors. Screen Tight cap colors match the following Sherwin-Williams color formulas. Please note that colors on your screen can vary dramatically to the physical appearance of a color. Sherwin Williams Paint Formulas to […]

MeshGuard Receives Landmark ICC and Building Code Approval

MeshGuard Picket Free Porch

Screen Tight’s groundbreaking MeshGuard screening system is the first of its kind to be approved for guardrail applications. GEORGETOWN, S.C. – ​Screen Tight, the leader in porch screening innovations, is proud to announce its new MeshGuard screening system has passed the International Code Council Evaluation Service (ICC-ES) review process and has met or exceeded all requirements for porch […]

Do It Yourself Magazine: Easy Projects for Your Outdoor Escapes

DIY Magazine Article

Better Homes & Gardens’ Do It Yourself Magazine chose Mini Track for their screened patio project feature. The project features a patio in a midcentury home in Des Moines, Iowa that was fashioned into a second living room. With the goal of gaining bonus space for entertaining friends, the homeowners chose Mini Track for a budget-friendly solution […]

Quick Overview of Screen Porch Guardrail Building Codes

Deck Railing Guard Screen

Adding a screen porch to your home adds a lovely design element, but, more importantly, it provides a comfortable hangout for your family and friends. You can do a lot of quality living out on your porch. When you build or renovate a porch, you do need to respect building codes. While some of these restrictions […]

MeshGuard Wins Again: Top New Product at LMC Annual Meeting

Picket Free Porch

Screen Tight’s new guardrail screening system, MeshGuard, was recognized as one of the top new products at the 2018 LMC Annual Meeting. Lumbermens Merchandising Corporation (LMC) is the leading Lumber and Building Materials buying Cooperative owned by over 1,400 LMC dealer locations in the United States and the Bahamas. Screen Tight products can be purchased through LMC dealers […]

Professional Deck Builder on MeshGuard

MeshGuard Guardrail Screening System

Deck Builder Magazine: MeshGuard porch screening meets building code requirements for infill, eliminating the need for balusters. The system has been independently tested to meet code requirements for railing infill, as long as all three components–extrusions, steel strips, and MeshGuard screening– have been used, and as long as it has been attached to a horizontal […]

MeshGuard Recognized as Top New Product at IBS 2018

Best of IBS

Screen Tight’s new railing infill screening product, MeshGuard, was recognized at the 2018 International Builders’ Show (IBS) in Orlando. With nearly 140 Building Knowledge sessions, 5 Master sessions, Spotlight & Thought Leader sessions, Tech Bytes and Builder Clinics, IBS is the the place to find the most forward-thinking home businesses. Screen Tight showcased three new […]

Using Mini Track to Design & Build Custom Screen Doors

Mini Track Custom Screen Doors

When Screen Tight’s Mini Track screening system was a highlighted product in the Southern Living Showcase Home, it was used in a unique and innovative way. The Nashville home, built by Castle Homes, features Mini Track in the custom cedar sliding screen doors that create an amazing entryway to the outdoors. Because Mini Track measures only 3/4-in, […]

How to Build a Screen Porch onto an Existing Deck Structure

Building a Porch on a Deck

Screened Sanctuary: Enhance your existing deck’s privacy and protection By: Mike Berger. Each year blazing sun, sudden rains and swarms of insects conspire to keep us from enjoying our decks as much as we’d like. Wouldn’t it be nice to have outside living space that not only protected you from insects and weather but also […]

Building a Better Screen Door (Among Other Things)

Living in South Carolina

“Living in South Carolina Article” from 1999. Guerry Green, an entrepreneur from Pawleys Island, is taking his innovative business. Screen Tight, to new heights by introducing a brand-new. all-vinyl screen door. Guerry Green has heard it a thousand times: “I wish i thought of that” Green, Inventor of the patented Screen Tight porch screening system, […]

A Screen Gem: Today’s Homeowner on our Solid Vinyl Screen Doors

Screen Door on Porch

Original article published in Today’s Homeowner Article — now part of This Old House. A Screen Gem Screen doors offer a great low-cost solution to ventilating and cooling but their flimsy construction means lots of adjustments and frequent replacement. The solid vinyl screen doors from Screen Tight could change the image of screen doors. The […]

Do-It-Yourself DIY Screened Porch System

Screen Tight Product Installation

Screen Tight is the better way to replace or install porch screening. Article from Today’s Homeowner (now This Old House). By Joseph Truini. Photographs by Don Taylor.  The traditional method of screening a porch has pretty much remained the same for a hundred years. That’s unfortunate, because it’s a flawed system. Small tacks or staples are used […]

New Screen Door Styles from Screen Tight

Carolina White Vinyl Screen Door

Two New Styles Available for Screen Tight’s Solid Vinyl Screen Door Line The Carolina and Springview Models from Screen Tight™ add traditional flavoring to the company’s lineup of doors. The new models were added in response to consumers’ growing design savvy, coupled with a demand for long-lasting, low-maintenance products, according to the company. Made of […]

Mini Track Aluminum Screen Porch System

DIY Magazine How to Install Mini Track

Screen Tight™ MINI Track™ Aluminum Screen Porch Framing System Ideal for Any Housing Style and Trend on Second Floor or Higher Porch Application GEORGETOWN, S. C. — Screen Tight™ has expanded its line of extruded aluminum porch screening systems with the addition of an ultra low profile system that’s perfect for second floor or higher […]

Fast Track Installation on Multi-Unit Apartment Complex

Fast Track Rail

Apartment Complex Manager Installs FAST Track™ Porch Screening System for Beauty and Value ATHENS, GA — Apartment complex manager Kole Parks wanted to improve the appearance of a building he owns overlooking downtown Athens and the University of Georgia campus. The 30-year-old building was in a desirable area, in good condition on the inside but […]