News & Project Features

Get the latest news and updates from Screen Tight and see how customers are using our products to create wonderful porch, deck and patio spaces.

5 Things You Need to Know Before Installing the Mini Track System

By now you’ve watched the “Screen Project,” where Wisconsinites Eric and Tracey installed Screen Tight’s Mini Track system on their [...]

The Screen Project Part 3: The End is Near

For those who haven’t been following along, here is a brief recap of Eric and Tracey’s Screen Project. Wisconsin homeowners, [...]

The Screen Project Part 2: Trouble is Building

If you haven’t had a chance, go back and check out The Screen Project Intro and Part 1 to get [...]

The Screen Project Part 1: It Begins

If you missed our first post, go back and give it a read and watch the first video. In this [...]

The Screen Project Video Series

What do you do when you have a dilapidated screen porch obstructing your view? That was the question Wisconsin homeowners, [...]

Screen Tight Featured on Lake Homes Blog

If you are blessed enough to have a water view, then you need a place you can enjoy it. Screen [...]

Summer Screened-in Porch Project

Husband and wife DIY bloggers, Tiffany and Brandon Lotridge, recently completed a screened-in porch project on their home in Ashland, [...]

Screened-in Under Deck Project

Cortney, from this Everyday Life of, recently completed transforming her under deck space into a relaxing, “screened-in retreat” (as she [...]

Pet Friendly Screen Door Options

We all love our pets, but sometimes even the most well behaved pets can cause damage to screen doors. It’s [...]

Cost Comparison of Screen Porch Guardrail Infill Solutions

When planning for your new screen porch, you need to factor in any code compliance that your new porch will [...]

How to Plan for Your Screen Door Opening

A crucial and often overlooked step in the screen porch planning process is planning for your screen door opening. Not [...]

New Screen Porch Addition in Raleigh, NC

Our friends at Mane Construction recently shared with us a completed screen porch addition in Raleigh, NC. The scope of [...]

International Builders’ Show 2020 Highlights

Screen Tight recently exhibited at the 2020 International Builders’ Show (IBS) in Las Vegas, NV. We have been attending the [...]

Screen Porch Planning: Estimating Materials

If you haven’t already, go back and read step one of our screen porch planning series, which includes everything you [...]

What’s the First Step to Screening in Your Porch?

You know the age old saying, “the first step is always the hardest” and screen porches are no exception. You [...]

Roofing Solutions for Screen Porches

While deciding on a screening solution for your porch is a key component to the screen porch planning process, the [...]

Budget-Friendly Screen Porch Project

Budget is a key factor when undertaking a screen porch project. However, budget doesn’t have to be the primary factor. [...]

Three Common Types of Screening Projects

One size does not fit all when it comes to undertaking a screening project. Different screening projects require different materials, [...]

Three Ways to Winterize Your Screen Porch

Updated Sep 2022 Summer has faded into fall and fall is slowly fading into winter. Now is the time to [...]

DIY Family Screen Porch Project

Courtney, of LifewithSeeds on Instagram, recently shared her DIY family screen porch project using Screen Tight with her audience. She [...]

MeshGuard Named one of Professional Builder’s Top 100 Products for 2019

Each year Professional Builder selects their Top 100 Building Products. This year, Screen Tight was featured amongst the 100 products [...]

Extended Height, Wrap Around Screen Wall Porch

Our friends at Gateway Design Build recently sent us these photos of a completed project in Ohio. This wrap around [...]

How to Prep Your Screened-in Porch for a Hurricane

Living on the coast has many benefits; however, dealing and prepping for a hurricane is not one of them. Many [...]

How to Extend the Life of Your Screen Door

A screen door is a great way to bring fresh air into your home or add a nice design element [...]

What are Knee Walls and Can They Be Integrated with Porch Screening?

While not as prevalent as they used to be, knee walls are a type of porch railing that can still [...]

Can You Screen in a Condo Porch?: 3 Things You Should Know

Just because you live in a condominium, doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy the luxuries of a screened-in porch. Condo screen [...]

MeshGuard Code Compliance: What You Should Know

MeshGuard has been subject to testing done by the ICC-ES and the results are published in ESR-3938 which outlines its [...]

MeshGuard in the Adirondacks

Screened-in porches aren’t just for those living on the coast. Just about anyone can enjoy the benefits that a screen [...]

Chippendale Wood Screen Door Insert Featured in Better Homes and Gardens® Magazine

Our Chippendale Screen Porch Insert was recently used in a DIY desk project that was featured in the Better Homes [...]

Sullivan’s Island MeshGuard Installation: an Unobstructed Pool View

Thanks to MeshGuard, this homeowner on Sullivan’s Island in the beautiful Lowcountry of South Carolina can enjoy an unobstructed, code-compliant [...]

Extended Height Screen Porch on Wadmalaw Island

This recent screened-in porch installation on Wadmalaw Island (just outside of Charleston, SC) offers the homeowner an area to relax [...]

Screen Porches on Tiny Houses

We’re always amazed at the innovative porches that our customers create using our products. From expansive wrap-around farmhouse porches to [...]

The Coastal Living Idea House Screen Porch

Screen Tight is a proud sponsor of the 2018 Coastal Living Idea House located in Habersham, South Carolina. The entire [...]

Customer Project Profile + Mini Track Installation Tips

We love hearing about all the porch, patio and deck screening projects that our customers complete throughout the year. This [...]

Paint Colors to Match Screen Tight Caps

When it comes to color, the subtle nuances make all the difference. To assist with your screen porch design planning, reference [...]

How to Screen a Patio Using Screen Doors

This is innovation at its finest! Check out these customer-submitted photos of  DIY screened-in patios using screen doors to create [...]

MeshGuard Receives Landmark ICC and Building Code Approval

Screen Tight’s groundbreaking MeshGuard screening system is the first of its kind to be approved for guardrail applications. GEORGETOWN, S.C. [...]

Do It Yourself Magazine: Easy Projects for Your Outdoor Escapes

Better Homes & Gardens’ Do It Yourself Magazine chose Mini Track for their screened patio project feature. The project features [...]

Quick Overview of Screen Porch Guardrail Building Codes

Adding a screen porch to your home adds a lovely design element, but, more importantly, it provides a comfortable hangout [...]

MeshGuard Wins Again: Top New Product at LMC Annual Meeting

Screen Tight’s new guardrail screening system, MeshGuard, was recognized as one of the top new products at the 2018 LMC [...]

Professional Deck Builder on MeshGuard

Deck Builder Magazine: MeshGuard porch screening meets building code requirements for infill, eliminating the need for balusters. The system has [...]

MeshGuard Recognized as Top New Product at IBS 2018

Screen Tight’s new railing infill screening product, MeshGuard, was recognized at the 2018 International Builders’ Show (IBS) in Orlando. With [...]

Using Mini Track to Design & Build Custom Screen Doors

When Screen Tight’s Mini Track screening system was a highlighted product in the Southern Living Showcase Home, it was used [...]

How to Build a Screen Porch onto an Existing Deck Structure

Screened Sanctuary: Enhance your existing deck’s privacy and protection By: Mike Berger. Each year blazing sun, sudden rains and swarms [...]

Spring Screening: Lowe’s Creative for your Home

Spring Screening: Lowe’s Creative Ideas for Your Home & Garden Article As you prepare your home for the up coming [...]

Building a Better Screen Door (Among Other Things)

“Living in South Carolina Article” from 1999. Guerry Green, an entrepreneur from Pawleys Island, is taking his innovative business. Screen [...]

Screen Cure: The Journal of Light Construction

Screen Cure: Originally published in The Journal of Light Construction. The deceptively simple, open look of a screened porch gives [...]

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

Original article published in Today’s Homeowner Article — now part of This Old House. A Screen Gem Screen doors offer [...]

Do-It-Yourself DIY Screened Porch System

Screen Tight is the better way to replace or install porch screening. Article from Today’s Homeowner (now This Old House). By [...]

New Screen Door Styles from Screen Tight

Two New Styles Available for Screen Tight’s Solid Vinyl Screen Door Line The Carolina and Springview Models from Screen Tight™ [...]

Mini Track Aluminum Screen Porch System

Screen Tight™ MINI Track™ Aluminum Screen Porch Framing System Ideal for Any Housing Style and Trend on Second Floor or [...]

Fast Track Installation on Multi-Unit Apartment Complex

Apartment Complex Manager Installs FAST Track™ Porch Screening System for Beauty and Value ATHENS, GA — Apartment complex manager Kole [...]

Mini Track Project Profile: Hartsville Screen Porch

Contractor Uses MINI Track™ Porch Screening System to Easily Enclose Large Porch In One Day HARTSVILLE, TN — Contractor Steve [...]

Original Screen Tight Porch Screening System

GEORGETOWN, S.C. — For years, the traditional method of installing or replacing a screen porch has been to attach small [...]