How to Install the Screen Tight Porch Screening System

Use a mallet or small block of wood to snap the cap into place. When attaching the 3.5-in cap, the inside leg of the cap should be fitted under the base leg before applying pressure. Always attach cap from one end to the other. To remove cap, start at one end and using a screwdriver gently pry the cap from the base. Download Installation Guide.

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Installation Tips and How-To Guides for Screen Tight Products

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.

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Screen Porch Systems and Screen Doors

Screen Tight screen doors and screen porch systems are maintenance free, easy to install, durable and patented spline screening systems for easy repair.

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How to Build a Screen Porch onto an Existing Deck

To start, hold the screening up to the top track, and with a spline roller (available at most hardware stores), press the rubber spline into the molded groove. Use a .175-in. rubber spline for fiberglass screen and .160-in. spline for aluminum screen. As you roll the spline, pay attention to the direction of the screen mesh, and keep the wires

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Screen Porch & Patio Systems from Screen Tight

Screen Tight screening systems are the easiest way to screen a porch or patio. Choose from PVC vinyl or aluminum and build your perfect screen porch.

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The Original Screen Porch System from Screen Tight

The screen porch system that’s simple to install and easy to maintain. Enjoy an attractive, open-air screen porch with a perfect fit that can be easily installed in hours. DIY homeowners and home professionals use Screen Tight to create beautiful screen porches, patios and …

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Contact Screen Tight Customer Service and Product

Contact Screen Tight. Screen Tight Customer Service and Product Support. Headquarters in Georgetown, SC. Contact Screen Tight at 843.527.7658.

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Screen Door and Screen Porch FAQ

Screen Tight ® is a patented porch screening system designed to eliminate the old cumbersome method of staples, nails, wooden lattice and paint. It provides the maintenance-free qualities of vinyl with the proven method of spline screening that adapts to wooden frame porches.

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Screen Porch Calculator

Plan, measure and calculate the cost of your screened-in porch to determine what materials and supplies will be needed. Use one of our DIY porch screening systems to create your bug-free outdoor living space.

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How to Install Window Screens

STEP 4. Assembly: Install hardware (see options below) and insert corners into frames vertical pieces first, then attach each vertical piece to the horizontals. STEP 5. Rolling Screen: Roll Screen into spline groove with 9/64″ or .160 spline. Spline will hold in hardware. Trim excess screen with Utility knife or blade from Roller knife.

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How to Install a Wood Screen Door

Gather Tools & Supplies You will need a tape measure, a drill with a phillips head bit and shims or something similar to assist with holding the door during

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Porch Screening System Webcast

Learn how to plan and choose the ideal porch screening system for your project. In our next interactive webcast for both professionals and DIY homeowners, you will be able to ask questions and learn about: Choosing the right system based on variables such as climate, budget and more. How to calculate and estimate porch screening materials.

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How to Buy Screen Tight Customer Service

Screen Tight products are available through local lumber yards and home improvement retailers across the North America. Find a location using our dealer locator or buy online. If you are having difficulty buying our products, please send us a message. One Better Way. Georgetown, SC 29440. toll free: 800.768.7325. office: 843.527.7658.

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How to Screen a Patio Using Screen Doors

Here is how to screen in a porch or patios using screen doors. This is a unique DIY approach to screen a patio, porch or deck.

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How to Install Mini Track Screening System on Patios

Attach Screws to Porch Frame. Measure, pre-mark, and pre-drill screw locations on the frame with a level ruler or string to keep the screws aligned at desired location on the frame for proper channel installation. Place screws 2-in from the corners and every 8-in to 10-in evenly spaced apart. Before installing Mini Track channels, be sure to

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Fast Track Aluminum Screen Porch System from Screen Tight

Fast Track can be installed on existing structures or be used as the porch framing itself. Consisting of 1-in x 2-in self-mating channels, available in 8-ft lengths, Fast Track enables unlimited screening configurations for limitless porch design project creativity. How to …

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Build-a-Screen Window Screening System

Let fresh air in and keep bugs out with the Build-a-Screen window screening system. Creating custom window screen frames is a simple project that improves the quality of your home. Our window screen frame kits and accessories are simple, cost effective solutions for creating custom sized window screens that are a perfect fit for you home.. How to Install

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How to Install the MeshGuard Infill Screening System for

How to Install MeshGuard. MeshGuard is the first guardrail infill screen system approved by building codes.Installation is easy and takes a fraction of the time over installing pickets. The first step is to measure and plan your porch with our worksheet and MeshGuard screen porch calculator.In the video below, the installation process begins at about 1:30.

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How to Install Sliding Screen Doors

This is to be done only if original screen door is installed as in Fig. 1. D. Place top of screen door in groove or on fin. Then lift bottom of screen door and place on bottom track. E. Align leading edge of screen door jamb and tighten screws in bottom channel. F. Raise top channel slightly until it moves freely and tighten both screws.

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Screen Patio Enclosure

Lay the framework pieces on the ground with the spline grooves facing outward. Secure an angle anchor at the 1” x 2” intersection of the upright post and the base framework with the ¼” x 2 ¼” quickset anchors. Attach the angle anchor to the upright post using the 8 x 9/16” self-drilling screws. Using the capri clips and the 8 x 9/16

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Screen Block Simple Porch Enclosure and Archway Screening

Screen Block. Screening & Enclosure System. 1.5-in x 1.5-in base, 8-ft lengths. White Cellular PVC Will Not Rust or Corrode. Usable on Existing Porch Frames. Flexible for Screening Archways. Winterize With Clear Film Without Removing Screen. Compare All Systems. Screen Block Enclosed Porch.

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Three Ways to Winterize Your Screen Porch

Our Fast Track system also provides the functionality to install Winterview without having to remove your screens. The film allows for cold air to stay out of your screened-in porch, as well as provides a clean, seamless look. Screen Block is available in 1.5-in x 1.5-in base and 8-ft lengths. It is usable on existing porch structures and is

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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 need to know about sketching your new screen porch.This information will be vital, when it comes to step two, estimating your screening materials. Sketching your dream screen porch is a great first step, but you really need to know how much materials you are going to need and

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Bonus Video: 5 Things You Need to Know Before Installing

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

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Screen Porch Design Inspiration

Get inspired with screen porch project profiles to see how Screen Tight is being used for screen porch design.

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MeshGuard Infill Screen Porch System for Guardrail Code

MeshGuard is an infill screen system that eliminates the need for posts and other visual obstructions typically required for guardrail building codes.

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Mini Track Low Profile Aluminum Screen Porch System

Mini Track is our smallest aluminum track screening system. This ultra low profile screening system is perfect for higher elevations and second story applications. Available in white or dark powder-coated bronze finish, this tiny screen track system is a favorite of designers because of its nearly invisible appearance once installed.

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How to Install Wrap N' Snap Column Wrap Trim Kit

Wrap N' Snap Column Wrap Trim Kits Installation Steps. STEP 1 All Royal Wood Wrap N’ Snap moldings are pre mitered with slots cut for dovetail connectors. The dovetail connectors slide easily into the pre-cut slots and securely hold the corners together. STEP 2 To install the molding around the column, join the four corners using a dovetail

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Screen Tight News & Featured Projects for Porches, Patios

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.

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Screen Tight Featured on Lake Homes Blog

MeshGuard is a proprietary, code-compliant system from Screen Tight designed to eliminate the need for pickets or balusters. MeshGuard can screen sections up to 6 ft x 3 feet below the handrail to create a wide open view to the outdoors. Above the rail, any of our screening systems can be used for openings over 100 square feet.

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How to Plan for Your Screen Door Opening

When planning for your opening you should allow around 1/8 of an inch all the way around your door and additional space is needed on the bottom to ensure your door can easily be opened and closed tightly without dragging the ground. Our doors are designed to be trimmed up to 3/8 of an inch around and up to 1 inch off the bottom.

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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 roofing solution you decide to use is also of equal importance. There are several different types of roofs for screen porches. Some of the most common roofs include gable roofs, shed roofs, hip roofs and flat roofs.

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How to Prep Your Screened-in Porch for a

The first thing you should do when prepping your screened-in porch for a hurricane is to move all furniture to inside your home. This includes tables, chairs, cushions, lamps, televisions, etc. Not only can these items become damaged during a storm, but they can also damage your porch screening or become airborne and cause damage to other parts

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Screen Enclosures for Pools, Patios and Screen Rooms

The Screen Tight screen enclosure is compatible with our door jamb kit to make installing a screen door quick and easy. The kit includes the door frame and hinge needed to hang the door. Once you have the screen enclosure framework installed, rolling the screen using spline and a Rollerknife screening tool. When installing screen, start with

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Century Pet Guard Screen Door

The Century Pet Guard screen door from Screen Tight features a heavy-duty steel grille in the bottom panel to protect from active pets. This door is made from quality finger-jointed wood and features mortise & tenon construction, similar to how cabinetry is made, to provide extra durability and strength. The beautiful natural finish ready to be sealed, painted or stained to match your home's

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The Screen Project Video Series

The LaRose’s decided that instead of tearing down their existing screen porch and starting from scratch, that they would simply replace the existing screening system with Screen Tight’s Mini Track system. They documented their entire screen porch project for all to see including the ups and the downs. The five-part series provides viewers

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Screen Wall Porch Calculator

Use this calculator to plan your screen porch using our PVC Screen Wall screening system. This tool will calculate the supplies and components needed for a simple Screen Wall porch installation. If you have project-specific questions or unique requirements, enter your approximate details and submit the form for project feedback.

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Can You Screen in a Condo Porch

Just because you live in a condominium, doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy the luxuries of a screened-in porch. Condo screen porches can require a little more thought and planning, but with the right plan and right tools, you too can enjoy your morning coffee …

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Product Information Porch Screening Systems Knowledge Base

Product Information | Porch Screening Systems | Knowledge Base. Send us a ticket and we will get back to you.

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Close of Up Large Screen Tight Openings

Close of Up Large Screen Tight Openings. This close up shot showcases just how large and wide of openings Screen Tight’s screening systems can cover. Screen Tight can cover over 60 feet of openings. Up Close View of Screen Tight’s Screening System. Screen Tight Project With Large Openings. Screen Porch with Swing.

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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 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, it’s perfect for custom screening …

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MeshGuard Screen Porch Calculator

Below the Rail Measurements. For MeshGuard to be code-compliant for guardrail infill, the maximum height must be 36-in or less. Hidden. Combined Total Handrail + Footrail Length (Feet) Hidden. Measurement for MeshGuard Components (Feet) This is the combined measurement of horizontals and verticals below the handrail.

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Buy Screen Tight Screening System Samples

Get a sample of any of our screening systems or Super Screen. MeshGuard, Fast Track, Mini Track, Screen Wall, Screen Block or the original Screen Tight.

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Screen Wall PVC Fiber Reinforced Composite Porch Framing

Screen Wall is the ideal solution for a durable, weather resistant porch. Comprised of PVC vinyl reinforced with composite fiber additives, Screen Wall enables home pros and DIY home owners to create a clean, low maintenance porch that will stand the test of time.

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