Tag Archives: do it yourself

Doorway Parts Identification

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Are you getting ready to measure your doorway or preparing to place your order for a Plisse retractable screen but not sure what’s what on your doorway?  Then this is the post for you. Use our doorway parts identification drawings of a typical single door opening and double door (aka French or Atrium) opening below to […]

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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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Dogs and Retractable Screen Doors

Most people with dogs treat them like part of the family.  Inside or outside, for the most part, they just seem to want to be wherever you are.  Dogs and retractable screen doors may need special consideration. Dogs and retractable screen doors If you have a traditional hinged screen door, a dog can sometimes just push […]

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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 Screen Doors in Austin

Screen Solutions, the maker of Plisse retractable screens, has its headquarters in the Central Texas Hill Country.  Retractable screen doors in Austin and surrounding areas are very popular.  Since our weather here is fantastic much of the year, it is perfect for use of these screens. Our customers using Plisse retractable screen doors in Austin and the […]

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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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How to Install the Plissé Bottom Rail Dust Cover

Plissé Bottom Rail Dust Cover Less Time Cleaning; More Time Enjoying the Breeze The Plissé retractable screen is the only retractable screen door currently available in North America with an optional bottom rail dust cover.  So if you’ve come here today to get a little more help installing yours, please take a second to pat […]

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How to Install a Plissé Retractable Screen Handle

We have found that often times customers get through the meat and potatoes of installing their Plissé retractable screen without a hitch. But sometimes the last step of installing the adjustable handle can give them a little trouble.  That is why we shot this quick video in our office demonstrating the process:   If you’re […]

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