Advantages of Retractable Screen Doors

Opening a retractable screen door.
Opening a retractable screen door.

Retractable screen doors mount to the side of the door frame with a track at the top and bottom to guide the rolled screen. The screen door can be pulled out to allow fresh air into your home when needed, and then rolled back out of the way when not in use.

Watch this video to find out more.

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Further Information

Screen doors are great because they let you take advantage of fresh air without letting in the bugs. But traditional, hinged screen doors are always in the way, even though you may only use them for a few months.

A retractable screen door solves that problem because it’s essentially a frame with a roll of screen on one side and tracks on the top and bottom. It mounts onto the door frame, so when you need the screen, you pull it out; when you don’t, it retracts out of sight.

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  1. Nice Video..Indeed retractable screen doors have many advantages…With a retractable screen, all it takes is a couple of seconds and your storm door will have as much screen showing as you want. Another advantage of having a retractable screen is that you have complete control over the amount of ventilation you get in your home.


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