Phantom® Retractable Screen

Now A New and Better Alternative to Phantom’s Coiling Retractable Screens

Phantom® retractable screen doors are one of many brands of coiling retractable screen doors available. Phantom®, along with Mirage®, Eclipse®, Dreamscreens® and Screen Time®, all use the same basic design: a tube, mounted on bearings that is spring loaded, which retracts the screen fabric into a housing at the side of the opening. Think of those old fashion roller blinds that were once very popular and you can understand the basics of the design of all these brands.

Simple, Affordable and Reliable

There is a new and better design available; the Plissé (PLEE’-say) from Screen Solutions Inc. The Plissé uses a unique pleated fabric to fold up into its housing, thus eliminating the complicated and often unreliable spring and bearing mechanism used on all those other brands. There are many advantages of this simpler design which translate into cost savings for you and a more reliable retractable screen. The simpler design costs less to build so it costs less for you to purchase. The Plissé is much easier to install so you can do it yourself and save a lot on installation. If you hire someone to install it there is no need for a highly trained specialist and it will only take a half an hour or so to do, both of which will save you money. The Plissé with its simpler design has fewer things to go wrong and will give you years of service without needing repairs – so you will save money and have a more reliable retractable screen for years to come.

4 Responses on “Phantom® Retractable Screen

  1. Justin Sams says:

    Please contact me and send me more information about a retractable screen system. i have just installed a custom exterior french door system, and the traditional screen doors will not work for this particular client…we are looking for an alternative solution, so they can leave the doors open to their courtyard without the bug intrusion…I look forward to hearing from you.


    Justin Sams

    1. Hi Justin,

      Thank you for contacting us regarding our Plisse retractable screens for your customer’s new french door system. The Plisse is a great option for french doors since it can be used on in-swing or out-swing doors. And especially since it won’t detract from the styling or look of custom doors but will still provide the benefit of screens – letting the breeze in while keep the bugs out.

      If you will send me the size of your client’s opening I’d be happy to send you pricing, though it is also available on our website. Additionally, there are some pictures in the photo gallery on our website that might be of interest to your customer.

      Please feel free to contact me directly if you have any additional questions.

      Thanks again,
      Doug, the Screen Guy

  2. vera ginsburg says:

    need a retractable screen door. its a standard patio slider door. where can i buy it and who would install it. what price are we talking about. i live in las vegas. please respond asap. thanks.

    1. Hi Vera,

      Thanks for contacting us regarding a retractable screen for your sliding patio door. Our Plisse screens are currently only available online by way of our secure online shopping cart. Our customers either install the screen themselves as a DIY project (about as complicated as replacing the blinds inside your home) or hire a local handyman/contractor to measure and install the screen for them. Most professionals like these can get the installation done in under an hour.

      The price for a standard single door (less than 50″ wide and less than 82″ tall) is $199 including free UPS ground shipping to anywhere in the lower 48 states. For a sliding door you typically will also need a surface mount adapter ($10) in order to mount the screen to the fixed glass/center post of your sliding glass door. The other side mounts to the door frame.

      I hope this answers your questions but please feel free to contact me directly if you need any more information.

      Thanks again,
      Doug, the Screen Guy

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