Which mesh & fixings - roller door screens

Fixing Types

FITTING INTO A REVEAL/RECESS:

If the screen is to be fitted to seal off the whole of the reveal/recess, then the pricing quoted includes all the fixings required.

FACE FITTING:

If the screen is to be fitted onto the door frame, then face fitting brackets are required.  The additional cost is shown when this option is selected.

Handles

The screen is supplied with standard handles, which protrude past the back of the cassette by 10mm.  In cases where the standard handle will contact the door frame, folding handles are available to fix on the rear on the screen.  The additional cost is shown when this option is selected.

Guides

The size of the top and bottom guides are 40mm tall.  An alternative 22mm bottom guide is available, however, we would suggest the 40mm guide is used in situations where the bottom guide is to be screwed into the door frame and there is enough depth of frame to accommodate it.

Which mesh do I need ?

We offer two types of mesh with this screen. Your choice will depend on which insects you wish to keep out.

Standard insect mesh - 18 x 16 holes per square inch

Examples of insects this mesh will keep out:

  • Bees & Wasps, Bluebottles, Cluster Flies, Crane Flies, Daddy-Long-Legs, House Flies, Hornets, Ladybirds, Mosquitoes, Moths, Butterflies and Spiders.

Standard insect mesh is designed and manufactured to ensure maximum visibility (through the screen) ensuring as much light passes into the room as possible.

We recommend this mesh for all areas of the UK except in parts of Scotland where Midges are present and other parts of the UK where Corn Flies and Thunder Bugs/Thrips are present.

Midge mesh - 30 x 20 holes per square inch

This mesh will keep out:

  • The same as Standard insect mesh + Midges, Corn Flies and Thunder Bugs/Thrips

Midge mesh has a tighter weave than Standard insect mesh to ensure Midges, Corn Flies and Thunder Bugs/Thrips cannot penetrate, however the visibility and airflow is reduced slightly.

We recommend this mesh in parts of Scotland where Midges are present and other parts of the UK where Corn Flies and Thunder Bugs/Thrips are present.

Please note - genuine Midge mesh is 30 x 20 - anything less e.g. 20 x 20 or 18 x 16 will not keep midges out.

Free Screening Guide

Streme offer a wide range of window and door screens to suit Homes and Businesses. Our range includes Fly Screens, Pet Screens, Pollen Screens, Pollution Screens and Sun Control products. Screens are available as DIY Kits or Made to Measure and we offer a fitting service as well. We also stock every kind of insect mesh including Fibreglass, Aluminium and Stainless Steel and a selection of specialist mesh products including Pollen, Pollution, Sun Control & Stainless-Steel mesh.

Registered office: PAW Consulting Ltd, Unit 2, City Limits, Danehill, Reading, Berkshire, RG6 4UP. Company Registration No: 6123349; VAT No: 904499407. Federation of Small Businesses membership No: 2133273.

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