Author Archives: Doug, the Screen Guy

Retractable Screens Enhance the Home

Traditionally, screen doors were all about function. We put up with the slamming, tearing and inconvenience because the alternative was either a stifling hot home or flies on the pies.   Times have changed and so have screens. Retractable screens are there when you need them and virtually disappear when not in use. This means […]

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What We Need to Know to Build Your Screen

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So you’ve finally decided our Plisse retractable screen is the best, most affordable (and totally awesome) retractable screen out there.   Now you just need to gather 4 quick bits of information to place your order and ensure the perfect fit: 1. Frame Color (More details here.) 2. Height and Width of Your Door (More detailed […]

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Large Retractable Screen

Are you looking for a truly large retractable screen for your home?  Are you only finding retractable screens that cost too much or are poorly made?   If so, you’ve come to the right place.  Our large retractable screen door by Plisse is the ideal solution for large openings. Below you can see some examples […]

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Plisse Retractable Screen Review

In case you missed the review of our Plisse retractable screen over on A Magical Mess, we’re revisiting it today for ya.  Back in the fall of 2012 the blogger Naomi, of SweepTight.com at the time, had just bought her first home and wanted to try out our Plisse retractable door screen.  Visit the blog to read […]

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5 Handy Tips To Help Increase The Longevity Of Your Retractable Screen

Retractable screens are like the best friend that your door always needed but never knew existed. Screens have increased in popularity over the years, and they can be used in a variety of ways in order to compliment your home. To many homeowners, not having a retractable screen is like having Bonnie without Clyde. It […]

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Retractable Screen Door on RoadTrek Sprinter Conversion Van

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Retractable Screen Door on RoadTrek Sprinter Conversion Van We recently had the opportunity to custom build a Plisse retractable door screen for a 2014 RoadTrek RS Adventurous sprinter conversion van. Though we’ve been building screens for RV’s and motorhomes for years now, this was or first conversion van and we couldn’t be more pleased with […]

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Retractable Screens for Getting Your Back Yard & Porch Ready for Summer

Getting Your Backyard Porch Ready for Summer by Courtni Wisenbaker-Scheel It’s that time of year again! Time for backyard barbecues and spending quality time with family and friends. However, a backyard and back porch take a beating throughout the winter, and most need a bit of attention to maintain their appeal. At Home Improvement Leads, […]

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Retractable Screens for Recreational Vehicles (RV’s)

If it has an opening – we’ll find a way to screen it! Until now, if you wanted a retractable screen for your RV (recreational vehicle) you had to either purchase an over-priced model from your manufacturer or spend a lot of time and energy figuring out how to modify the existing models for this […]

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