Pressure Treated Wood Screen Door Painting/Sealing Tips
Screen Tight’s Pressure Treated Wood Screen Doors are made with an Eco-Friendly treated wood that is odorless, clean to the touch and is non-arsenic based. This treatment is the most effective and eco-friendly alternative to CAA treated wood. This treatment helps protect the door against termites and fungal decay while reducing demands on forest resources. With removable screens for easy painting and repairs, there is not an easier treated wood screen door to work with.
Painting your Screen Tight™ Wood Screen Door:
Pressure treated doors do not have to be sealed, painted or stained however, this may help protect the door against the elements and extend the longevity of the product.
- BEFORE Sealing, Priming, Staining or Painting your wood screen door, remove the screen. The “Removable Screen” feature makes this step fast and easy.
- If you decide to paint your wood screen door, use a Primer first, wait until it dries, then sand the door with 100 grit sandpaper then add your coat(s) of paint. Remember: All edges must be Sealed or Painted top and bottom.
- Replace screen once your wood screen door is dry.
Trimming Your Wood Screen Door:
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 1/2″ from the bottom. If your wood screen door needs to be trimmed, complete before you seal, prime, or paint the door.
Screen Tight™ Wood Screen Doors Specs:
Material: Pressure Treated Pine
Mesh: 18-16 Charcoal Fiberglass
Screen Tight™ Hardware Options:
Brass, Nickel, White. Any standard screen door hardware can be used with our products.