Category Archives: DIY

DIY Installation on Retractable Screen Doors and Windows

Is it really possible to have DIY installation on retractable screen doors and windows? It certainly is possible with the Plisse screens from Screen Solutions.  This is because we designed the Plisse screen with DIY installation in mind.  To achieve this, each screen that we sell is custom-manufactured to your particular door (or window) size and type.  As a […]

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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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To Be Left or To Be Right – That is the Handing Question

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We get a lot of phone calls, emails and general inquiries about handing.  It can be easy to get confused over choosing the handing of your new Plisse retractable door screen.  That is why we’re writing this post today.  To say, don’t worry – just follow these simple rules: If your new door screen is a […]

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Questions & Answers

We received a comment on the Plisse retractable door screens page today that included some great questions. Often customers don’t quite get what makes our retractable screens different (and superior in our modest opinion) from those traditional spring-loaded retractable screens you see in the big box stores and being sold for twice the money from […]

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What about room for my door handle?

We get asked some questions quite a bit. One of the most common is this one that we received via a contact us request from the website just yesterday: On Apr 17, 2011, at 6:10 PM, I*** Morris wrote: From: I*** Morris <**********@cox.net> Subject: width of mounting area Message Body: How wide does the area […]

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Breaking News: Measuring & Installing Just Got a Lot Easier…

…for you, that is. Effective immediately we are simplifying the process to getting a Plissé retractable door screen installed in your home. We’ve put in many hours of brainstorming to find the solution that makes the measurement and installation process as simple, straight forward and streamlined as possible for our customers. And this is what […]

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A letter from a customer…

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We received this reply email on Monday, March 28 from a long time customer in Melbourne, Florida who we had invoiced for a screen last week. Hi Doug, I must apologize for the delay in payment — I was about to email you today to ask about the invoice for the door, and I discovered […]

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Easy DIY Installation

We understand that you may be concerned about your ability to install one of our Plisse retractable screens on your home’s opening. That’s why we are working on a short video demonstrating just how simple it is. Until we are able to provide you with that we have the following slide show which covers the […]

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