DIYing with Window Screen Kits

Now more than ever, people are interested in DIYing things all around their homes. From creating their own décor pieces and painting rooms to building smaller pieces of furniture out of wood, the homeowner of today is interested in doing more on their own. This is where window screen kits come in handy! If you’re one of these people who enjoys the cost-savings and feeling of fulfilment that comes with DIYing, then you might be interested in screen kits. Maybe your home is in need of window screens in several rooms that receive too much daytime sun or in others where you’d like to open the windows to let fresh air in (and not bugs!). They can come in handy in a number of different ways, but the best thing about window screens is that they can be installed without the need of a professional screener! Window screen kits are convenient, easy to assemble, and economical. Here are a few reasons why you should consider adding window screens to your home using these kits.

All in One Kit

Window screen kits include everything you need to assemble complete window screens. When you’re set on making upgrades to your home, the last thing you want to encounter is missing pieces when you’re in the middle of a project! Kits take that possibility out of the picture. Window screen kits typically range in size from 3’x3’ to 4’x7’ to fit most windows. You will also specify the frame and screen colors, so they perfectly match your home. External corners, leaf springs, and lift tabs are included in these kits to fully assemble your new window screens. No essential parts are excluded! What about the installation tools needed? Those come in these kits as well! A spline roller is usually added to window screen kits, so you don’t have to purchase one elsewhere. What about window screen? Will there be enough to make up for mistakes? Yep! This is something screen companies account for, so if you mess up, it’s not detrimental to the project.


As a DIYer, budget is likely one of your top concerns when shopping for household upgrades. Remodeling a kitchen or bathroom on your own is expensive, but a project like this one is far from that. Since these kits come unassembled, it’s much cheaper for screen companies to ship them. Because of this, window screen kits are often found at a more budget-friendly cost than fully assembled screens. With no labor costs or unique packaging to prevent damage during shipment, it makes these kits a serious cost-saver for both parties. In fact, kits make it even easier to fully outfit your home with screens versus paying more for assembled options. After building your first window screen, you’ll be so glad you didn’t order them assembled!

All Skill Levels

If they’re from a high caliber company, window screen kits should come with very detailed assembly instructions. With these, anyone can put screens together. Seriously! From those who haven’t ever done much in the way of building to those who live for DIY projects, putting these together is just plain easy! Even if you mess up when rolling the screen into place, mistakes are easily remedied. The instructions should clearly explain each step with written and visual directions, so you know exactly what to do and when. Once your project is complete, that sense of pride and fulfilment will make it all worthwhile!

Immediate Change in the Home

When you finish installing your new window screens throughout your home, you will notice an immediate difference in every room they’re in! Rooms that are typically too warm to be in during the day will be much more comfortable. You’ll also be able to enjoy open windows without fear of insects like mosquitoes, flies, and gnats from getting in or pets from hopping out of an open window.

Try a window screen kit out for yourself to see just how easy and cost-efficient they can be! Even if you aren’t a lifelong DIYer, anyone can use these kits to change the way they use rooms and windows in the home. Adding window screens to your home is a low-cost project that doesn’t require much time to complete. In just a day, you can have this project checked off the list!

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Posted on January 14, 2021, in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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