How do you rescreen a screen door

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  • Carol Schultz Carol Schultz on Jan 27, 2018
    There are kits available - I would think most hardware stores would carry.
  • Joy30150932 Joy30150932 on Jan 27, 2018
    Purchase the screen and the wheel which is used to push the screen into the sides and ends of the channel in the door. These items should be available at your hardware store.
  • Jcraw Jcraw on Jan 27, 2018
    lazy-mans way. Take to Ace hardware and let them do it. Saves teeth-gnashing and fingers.
  • Nancy Turner Nancy Turner on Jan 27, 2018
    Any Home improvement store will have anything that you need. Once you replace one screen it gets really easy. Once you get the kit, you have the tool that can be used over for a long time. A lot of times all I replace is the screen, unless the gasket thing you use to hold the screen in is really old, brittle and breaking, you can reuse it for the new screen material you put in. Screening material is pretty cheap unless you go for the fancier screen.
  • 27524803 27524803 on Jan 27, 2018 or Youtube should have a tutorial for you...
  • Tombouy46 Tombouy46 on Jan 27, 2018
    It’s actually kind of easy, You need enough room to work, find a big open area, lay frame of screen down, use a small flat head screwdriver or something in that idea, find the end of the rubber gasket type rope holding old screen in. easly remove the rubber string type from frame, if the rubber isent to old or beat up. You might be able to use it on new screen, measure length and width of frame, get screening from Home Depot or curry hardware, get screen at least 6” longer than frame and also about 4”wider than the frame. Give a shout if and when you have new screening. Maybe bring the rubber type gasket with you and just buy new one, add on a couple of inches when buying new one, make sure the thickness of the rubber cord is pretty much the same size as old one. You don’t want to get one that’s to thin and find out it won’t hold the screen in frame
  • Tombouy46 Tombouy46 on Jan 27, 2018
    When you get the roller to put the cord back in frame. Buy a wooden roller. The plastic ones are horrible
  • Tombouy46 Tombouy46 on Jan 27, 2018
    feel free to write back when you have everything. Happy to walk you through it. Tom