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Where to get window screen for wood framed window?


Old 08-05-16, 01:16 PM
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Where to get window screen for wood framed window?

Where can I find a bug screen for a wood framed window?
The screen stays in place with 4 metal spikes that can be extended out. A photo is attached showing one such spike's handle.
I looked in hardware stores -- they only have screens for aluminum or vinyl framed window.

I also looked online, but searching "screen for wood frame window" usually turn up "wood framed screens" which is not what I want.
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Any idea where to look?
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Old 08-05-16, 03:27 PM
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You can buy a roll of screen wire and reuse your frame. You'll have to pull the spline out to remove the old screen, stretch the wire in place and reinsert the spline. The screen frame is aluminum right?
If it's wood it might be easier to build a new frame.
Old 08-05-16, 03:57 PM
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Almost any hardware store (or city glass store) will be able to rescreen a window if you bring it into them. They can also sell you screen, it comes in various widths. Aluminum or fiberglass, and either charcoal or bright aluminum.

Wooden screens usually will have a wood stop (screen moulding) that has to be removed and it is either reused or replaced, depending on how good of shape it is in.

For what they charge, it's usually a bargain to let the store rescreen it for you.
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