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How to Choose the Right Replacement Window Screens

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With warmer weather coming up in South Portland, it’s important to start preparing your home for spring weather, specifically your windows. Window screens play a vital role in helping keep critters out of your home so you can enjoy the spring time. Not only that, but they also offer a few essential features for the comfort and beauty of your South Portland home. When choosing the proper replacement window screens this season, here are a few things to consider:

  • Transparency – Not only should your window screens be operational and sturdy, but they should also be simple to gaze out of. There are screen selections that are more difficult to notice both from inside and outside your house, building the illusion that the screen is not there for your curb appeal, while still letting light and air into your home.
  • Style – There are an assortment of materials and weaves for screens that many people use. The most widespread material for replacement window screens is fiberglass because it works longer and helps prevent rusting or corroding. Aluminum screens are also a beneficial option if you have small children or animals, because their material is more difficult to tear. A great choice for window viewing intentions is Pella’s Rolscreen® Retractable Screen that rolls up and down like a window shade depending on your need for it. The team at Pella Windows and Doors can work with you to decide which style will match your needs best.
  • Ventilation – Window screens can provide a nice breeze while helping prevent the intrusion of critters and creepy-crawlies into your South Portland home. This airflow solution can bring you comfort and peace of mind during the change in seasons. If you want maximum ventilation, inquire about all the choices for window screens that admit as much air as possible while helping keep creatures out.
  • Cleaning - With efficient window screens also comes window screen cleaning. Don’t forget to question the pros about the simplicity of removing dirt and dust from various screens that you are considering to make the cleaning process as simple as possible.

Replacing window screens is essentially like any other home repair; the greatest way to guarantee your fundamental comfort is by determining your personal preferences and needs and finding the choice that meets your criteria. To look at all the assorted screens offered by Pella, get any questions answered or find which screen is best for you, stop by Pella Windows and Doors’s showroom in South Portland, reach us at 207-517-2331, or set up an appointment online.