Garage screen enclosures have many advantages. They can keep pets in your garage, insects and other pests out, and can open up your garage and make it another viable living space during the warmer parts of the year.
You can use it for all the things you like doing in your garage, cleaning, working on vehicles, tinkering with wood and metal projects, as well as many others. You can have a safe, insect free place to set food and dining areas up for when you entertain guests, as well as a cool space on warm summer evenings when you don't want to have to use air conditioning in your home.
There are many different kinds of garage screen enclosures. Some enclosures are made from a flexible mesh, attached to the outside frame of your garage, with remote control or manual lifting and lowering abilities.
There are also rigid screens that you can extend to enclose your garage door opening. Some of these attach to the outside frame of your space, others attach to the rails of your garage door.
There are many other styles to choose from as well. With so many different products to choose from, picking the right product for your needs can be a daunting task. But to help you cut through some of the many websites, here are a few tips you can use.
The first place to start is by sitting down and really figuring out what your needs are. Your budget is certainly an issue, as well as how many screens you need, what materials they are made from, and how convenient they are to use. You want the screen material to have UV and UVB protection, not just to protect you, but also for your vehicles as well. You want your garage screen enclosures to be easy to open and close, but also be secure so your pets can't get out, and bugs can't get in.
The next step is deciding what style of screen you want to use. A flexible mesh screen is going to be your most inexpensive option, but even so you have to choose one that is right for your needs. Ideally, you want one that you can put up which won't interfere with the opening and closing of your door. Some people may also not want to have to take their screen down every season, and there are products available that you can cover and leave up all year long.
There are some other things you also need to consider when buying garage screen enclosures as well. When factoring cost, you need to consider the manufacturer's warranty, as well as guarantee. The longer the warranty, the better the quality of materials, but there is also an extra cost involved. Even with the higher cost, it is better to have the best warranty, because then you won't have to replace the garage screen for many years to come.
You also want to check the shipping costs, and each company's policy on returning items that were damaged during transit, or for any other reason. This is important because of the weight of the merchandise. Also, when your package arrives, make sure that you check everything carefully, noting all the parts, and if there are any damages.
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