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The Science Behind Adjustable Window Screens

Adjustable window screens can be a great addition to any space. Some homes or apartments may not include window screens and attempting to install your own can be a time-consuming endeavor. It is also possible that your lease forbids any new installations, leaving your hands tied. No matter what the cause, if you do not want to install screen panels into your windows, adjustable window screens are a great solution. You can easily remove these screens when you are done with them and replace them when you want to open your windows. They are available in a variety of heights and adjustable widths to fit a range of window sizes and styles. Let's take a look at the science behind adjustable window screens.


Adjustable window screens are made by combining two overlapping window screens on a sliding track, allowing you to expand or contract the screens to fit any window. With adjustable window screens, their width can be changed, but the height is usually fixed. These screens are typically designed to be used in double-hung or single hung window openings. Adjustable window screens are available in a wide variety of widths and heights, allowing you to find an option for nearly any window style. These screens slide open or closed easily, allowing you to place or remove the screens in seconds.


Installing traditional screen panels can be time-consuming and attempting to hire a contractor can increase prices. With adjustable window screens, you can keep costs low while saving yourself the time and effort of installation. Adjustable window screens are also more affordable than other types of screens, while still offering the same functionality. Whether you are using wood, vinyl, or metal window frames, an adjustable window screen will work. Installation is simple and only takes seconds with no tools or fasteners required. Like with other screens, adjustable window screens will help keep bugs out while allowing fresh air in. It will also help to keep your pets inside your house, discouraging them from trying to exit through your windows. These screens can be installed from inside your home, ensuring you do not have to get on a ladder to install your screens on the upper levels of your home. Even if you already have screens, an adjustable window screen can still be a great addition to your home. Place them in front of your screens to reinforce them or prevent your pets from scratching at the more expensive, outer screen.


Adjustable window screens are available in a wide variety of styles that can fit nearly any home. You can find these screens in wooden, plastic, and aluminum frames in a range of colors. Whether you decide to stay with the available color or paint it to better match your space, you are sure to be able to find a screen that fits your aesthetic. The type of screen available can also vary, from traditional insect screens to UV treated screens and more.


Unlike traditional screens, adjustable window screens are easier to treat as a seasonal addition. When you want to have your windows open regularly, quickly install your screens to let in a nice afternoon breeze. When the weather is too hot or too cold to enjoy, remove the screens and easily place them in storage until the weather changes. This allows you to keep a clean look on your windows during the offseason.

No matter what part of adjustable window screens appeals to you the most, you are sure to experience a wide range of benefits when you add these to your home. If you have any questions about our selection of adjustable window screens or any of our other products, please feel free to contact us via email or phone at 972-438-9100 for more information. We would be happy to help you in any way we can.