Learn the technique for replacing a worn or ripped patio door screen with a brand-new screen. This task can be easily accomplished by the beginner DIY-er, if you follow the steps shown in the video and in the accompanying written instructions. This technique is also applicable to a regular door screen or a screen on any window in your home. Watch this video to learn:
- How to remove the screen door from the door track, and how to replace it in the track when you are done installing the new screen
- The best way to remove the old screen and spline from the door
- All about the spline roller tool; including its two sides (concave and convex) and how each side is used separately in the installation of a new window screen and spline
- Step-by-step instructions for cutting the new screen and spline to size and installing them into the door with just a spline roller tool and a flat-head screwdriver
- Quick tips for ensuring that your patio door screen replacement goes smoothly and successfully
Feel confident in replacing your own patio door screen for a quick and easy seasonal update to your home!
Click HERE to get Free Written Instructions
by See Jane Drill, Copyright 2014
OK, I was expecting a few more tips on how to keep the screen fabric tight enough, but not so it warps the frame, as that’s where my handyman technicians have sometimes run into problems. It might also be that having a nice flat surface larger than the screen is the trick?
Hi Tina, yes, you are correct about having a flat surface, on which the entire screen can fit. We used the floor.