Window Screens

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Window Screens

Enjoy fresh air and preserve optical clarity with custom window screens for your home or office. Our screens are designed to keep insects, dirt and grime out of your building, no matter the season.

Made in United States

Energy Efficient

Water Shed Tech™


What Is The Average Lifespan of a Window Screen?

It’s not uncommon to wonder about the lifespan of your window screens. This number varies, with different factors coming into play. The average lifespan can range from a decade to thirty years. Here are some factors that play into this.

  • Material: The choice of screen material is a key determinant of lifespan. Fiberglass screens, which are more affordable and easier to install, can last up to a decade with proper care. On the other hand, aluminum screens are more durable and resistant to sagging, making it possible to last up to 30 years or more with regular maintenance. However, their toughness comes at the cost of being prone to denting.

  • Weather Conditions: Extreme weather conditions can wear out your screens faster. Prolonged exposure to sunlight can cause your windows screens to fade and lose effectiveness. 

  • Maintenance: Regular maintenance, including gentle cleaning and inspection for tears, can prolong the lifespan of your screens. However, improper handling or rough cleaning can lead to tears and reduce their lifespan.

Signs That Your Window Screens Need To Be Replaced

Just as it’s important to know when to replace items like a leaky roof or peeling paint, it’s equally crucial to know when it’s time for a window screen replacement. Here are the telltale signs that your screens need attention:

  • Visible holes or tears: This is the most obvious sign that you need a window screen replacement. Holes or tears in your screens aren’t just visually unappealing. They invite insects, dust, and debris to invade your home. Furthermore, damage can compromise the screen’s integrity, making it less effective in protecting your home.

  • Frequent bug intrusions: If you’re finding bugs in your home more frequently than usual, your screens could be to blame. Even tiny holes that aren’t immediately visible can become entry points for smaller insects. Replacing your screens can help solve this bug problem.

  • Noticeable fading or discoloration: Sun exposure and weather conditions can cause screens to fade or discolor over time. This indicates that the screen material is deteriorating and may not protect your home as effectively as it should.

  • Difficulty opening or closing: If you’re struggling to open or close your windows, it may be due to warped or damaged screens. Besides being a nuisance, this can also let in insects and affect your window’s sealing capabilities.

  • Signs of rust or corrosion: If you have metal screens, check for signs of rust or corrosion. Over time, these can weaken the screen and make it more susceptible to tears and holes.

Benefits of Custom Window Screens

Custom window screens offer homeowners various advantages, from enhancing curb appeal to boosting energy efficiency. In this article, we’ll explain why you should consider having AAA Screen and Window professionally install custom window screens for your home.

  • Reduce allergens: New screens can significantly reduce the number of allergens that enter your home, contributing to cleaner and healthier indoor air. This is especially beneficial for people with allergies or respiratory issues. Regularly replacing your window screens ensures this filtration system remains effective.

  • Keep bugs out: Nothing is more frustrating than a house infested with bugs. A tight, hole-free screen is your first line of defense against these pesky intruders. Bugs can find their way in when your screens develop holes or tears.

  • Improve energy efficiency: Modern screens are designed to reduce solar heat, contributing to your home’s energy efficiency. This can help lower your energy bills, especially during the hot summer months.

  • Superior ventilation and enjoyment of windows: With intact screens, you can enjoy fresh air and natural light without worrying about bugs or debris entering your home. You’ll have the freedom to open your windows at will.

  • Increased security: Some window screens have additional security features, such as tougher mesh materials and better-locking mechanisms. This can provide an added layer of protection to your home.

  • Increased curb appeal: Old, worn-out screens can be an eyesore. Replacing them with new ones can instantly enhance your home’s aesthetic appeal. Fresh, clean screens give your windows a polished look, leaving a good impression on guests and increasing property value.

What Window Screens Do We Offer?

BetterVue Screens

BetterVue Screens

BetterVue Screens provide excellent visibility from inside, improved light transmission, great curb appeal, and excellent insect protection due to 30% smaller holes than standard screen. Available in black.

Pet Screen

Pet Screens

Pet Screens resist damage by pets. They are made of strong vinyl-coated polyester. It’s a heavy-duty insect screening that also offers good outward visibility.

Solar Insect Screen

Solar Insect Screens

Solar Insect Screens look like a screen, but works like a sun shade. It’s a dual-purpose fabric that offers the ultimate in insect protection, while at the same time stopping up to 65% of the sun’s heat and glare. Usually installed on the outside of the window, solar insect screening works whether windows are open or closed.

The fabric improves daytime privacy, offers excellent outward visibility, and the 20 x 30 mesh is small enough to keep out even tiny insects.

Super Solar Screen

Super Solar Screens

Super Solar Screens offer the ultimate in shading protection by blocking up to 90% of the sun’s heat and glare before it penetrates windows and doors. This fabric is installed like regular insect screening and improves daytime privacy while offering excellent outward visibility. 

Ideal for extremely hot windows, doors, and porches Super Solar Screening helps save energy and keeps carpets and draperies from fading.

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