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Measuring For Roll-Away® Series 4000 Retractable Screens

Series 4000 Retractable Window Screen Basic Requirements:

  • Roll-Away® Retractable Screens are designed to mount "inside" the window opening.
  • Determine if Housing is Standard or Reverse Mount Option.
  • Minimum of 1 13/16" recess on the header is required to attach the screen housing.
  • See the Detail Drawings below for required dimensions.

Measuring Width and Height

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Retractable Window Screen MeasuringWindow frames may not be exactly square, so multiple measurements are taken to determine the shortest point on the width and height of the window opening. When measuring the inside dimensions of the frame in which the Roll-Away® screen will fit, be sure to measure the width of each frame at the top, middle and bottom.  For each height measurement measure at the left and right side of each frame opening - see diagram A to the left.  Measure to the nearest 1/16".  When ordering always use the smallest of each dimension.

EXAMPLE: In this diagram the measurements you should record would be 21" x 48"...... as 21" is the smallest width and 48" is the smallest height. 

NOTE: A 1/16" deduction in width and height are taken at the factory for a proper fit.
            Therefore, your Roll-Away® Screen would be made 20 15/16" x 47 15/16".

'Standard' Housing Mount Option - Roll-Away Series 4000

Roll-Away Disappearing Window Screens with Standard Housing MountWith the Standard Housing Option, the screen and side tracks are closer to the window.

'Reverse' Housing Mount Option - Roll-Away Series 4000

Roll-Away Disappearing Window Screens with Reverse Housing MountWith the Reverse Housing Option, the screen and side tracks are farther away from the window.

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