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Garage Door Screen DIY Videos

1. Will It Work In Your Garage?

Measurements & Clearances
Quick Tip 1:

Make sure to measure the backside of your garage door.

2. Tools You Will Need

For Proper Assembly and Installation
Quick Tip 2:

Make sure you are using a brand new razor blade when cutting screen.

3. Opening The Box

Safety First
Quick Tip 3:

1. Be sure to inspect all packages for damages at time of delivery. Any damages must be notated on shippers receipt before driver leaves.

2. NEVER slice into any of the boxes with a razor knife.

4. Jobsite Preparation

Setting Up & Being Organized
Quick Tip 4:

Take the time to get organized. It will definitely be worth your time and help speed up your installation.

5. Garage Door Adjustments

Opener, Draw Bar And Back Hang
Quick Tip 5:

Be mindful that repeated opening and closing of the garage door can overheat the opener.

6. Frame Assembly

Understanding Frame Components
Quick Tip 6:

Use only a hand screw driver when attaching magnet catches and DO NOT OVER TIGHTEN.


7a. Screening Video 1

Proper Spline Insertion

7b. Screening Video 2

Patented Screen Clips

7c. Screening Video 3

Super Screen Install Technique

7d. Screening Video 4

Removing Screen Bubbles

8. Leveling The Garage Door Screen

How to level your screen
Quick Tip 8:

Backer rod or pipe insulation can be used to level the frame. It can also be used when more height is needed from the frame to accommodate over sized openings.

9. Track Assembly Installation

Easy Assembling Steps
Quick Tip 9:

1. Tracks should NOT touch the floor.

2. Tightening the fasteners of the track should be done last. Start from the back and work your way forward, ensuring the tracks line up and fit in the tight radius corners so rollers will operate smoothly during transition through the tight radius from horizontal to vertical.

10. Springs & Counterbalance System

How To Assemble
Quick Tip 10:

1. ALWAYS have the safety cable in place.

2. Spring chart in the installation manual is a starting point. The more pretension you add the easier the screen will go up but it will take more effort to put down.

11a. Retractable Screen Door Assembly

How To Install
Quick Tip 11a.:

1. The retractable door comes ready to install on the right hand side of the opening (outside looking in).

2. Handles of the retractable need to be centered on the pull bar and tightened. DO NOT OVERTIGHTEN.

3. Only use a dry silicone spray when lubricating the track of the retractable door.

4. Adjusting the Spring Tension:
Instructions for Genius roller style retractable screens. Download Instructions Here

11b. Milano Retractable Passage Door Lockset

How To Install
Quick Tip 11b.:

1. Printable Installation Instructions: Download Instructions Here

11c. Milano Retractable Door Tube

How To Reset the Screen onto the Tube
Quick Tip 11c.:

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12. Safety Photo Eye

Quick Tip 12:

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13. Final Checks & Verification

Completion Step
Quick Tip 13:

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14. Proper Operation & Storage

Completion Step
Quick Tip 14:

When retracting the Lifestyle Screen, always store with retractable center door in the retracted position.

15. Lubrication And Preventative Maintenance

Screen Care
Quick Tip 15:

Never use WD-40 as lubricant. Always use a dry silicone spray lubricant.

16. Overhead Access

How To Access Overhead Spaces
Quick Tip 16:

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17.Torsional Counter Balance System for 9′ & 10′

How To Install
Quick Tip 17:

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