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How to Choose the Right Replacement Window Screens

How to Choose the Right Replacement Window Screens

With warmer weather right around the corner in Lethbridge, it’s imperative to start setting up your home for spring weather, particularily your windows. Window screens play a vital role in helping keep critters out of your home so you can relish the spring time. Not only that, but they also deliver a few significant features for the coziness and beauty of your Lethbridge home. When selecting the proper replacement window screens this season, here are a few things to consider:

  • Transparency – Not only should your window screens be functional and durable, but they should also be simple to look out of. There are screen choices that are trickier to identify both from inside and outside your house, building the illusion that the screen is nonexistent for your curb appeal, while still accepting light and air into your home.
  • Style – There are an assortment of materials and weaves for screens that various people use. The most common material for replacement window screens is fiberglass because it lasts longer and helps ward off rusting or corroding. Aluminum screens are also a well-liked possibility if you have small children or animals, because their material is more difficult to tear. A wonderful choice for window viewing purposes is Pella’s Rolscreen® Retractable Screen that rolls up and down like a window shade contingent on your need for it. The team at Pella Windows and Doors can work with you to determine which style will match your needs best.
  • Ventilation – Window screens can give you a nice breeze while helping prevent the permeation of critters and creepy-crawlies into your Lethbridge home. This airflow ventilation can provide comfort and ease during the change in seasons. If you want maximum ventilation, ask about all the choices for window screens that let in as much air as possible while helping keep insects out.
  • Cleaning - With professional window screens also comes window screen cleaning. Don’t forget to inqure about the ease of removing dirt and dust from various screens that you look at to make the cleaning process as simple as possible.

Replacing window screens is essentially like any other home repair; the best way to guarantee your basic 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 discover which screen is best for you, stop by Pella Windows and Doors’s showroom in Lethbridge, reach us at 403-328-2517, or arrange for an appointment online.

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