When I first learned of this mosquito trap from my friend Dan Rojas (check out his YouTube channel here) I had really low expectations. The function is apparent enough in that it’s just meant to suck mosquitoes up against a screen and hold them there, but I didn’t see how that would really do much good in reality because there’s no bait to attract them. I was wrong.
Pet Screen Fabric is ultra strong screening that resists tears and damage by dogs and cats, yet still offers superb outward visibility. Ideal for areas where children or pets push against the screen. Charcoal color.
While looking into the best way to insulate our drafty windows this winter (apart from replacing them), I put together this mini-guide of solutions we found so far, including the pros and cons of everything from layered curtains to shrink-wrap film.(Image credit: Amazon)1. Rubber Weather Sealing: You can buy strips of self-stick rubber weather sealing at a hardware store or online. Cut long strips down to fit your window dimensions, then peel and stick to the frame to close any gaps and keep out drafts.
When warmer weather approaches, the bugs often come out and want in. They are automatically drawn to window screens when you have the windows open, wanting to be close to the light you probably have on inside your home. Here are some tips for keeping the bugs away from the screens. Use an Insect Repellent […]
Every time I’ve walked into our new kitchen during the late afternoon / early evening with its west facing windows, I think to myself “it’s time to make sun screens.” Well, I finally got around to it so now the sun doesn’t blind us and we have improved energy efficiency, which is important in sunny and hot Texas.
Standard fiberglass insect screen is made from vinyl-coated fiberglass threads in charcoal and silver gray. It won’t crease like aluminum screening, but it’s more opaque. It’s also more flexible and, therefore, easier to install in an aluminum frame with a spline or in one of the proprietary screen-framing systems.
Source: How to Choose an Insect Screen
There are better ways to stay dry on your screened porch during a rain shower than donning a raincoat. Shield your screened porch with a protective barrier against incoming rain. Innovative solutions incorporate moisture-repellent outdoor fabrics, specialty windows and custom-designed systems to help keep your screened porch and furnishings dry during a rainstorm.
Window screens are absolute necessities in the summer. They allow us to enjoy the summer breeze without having to worry about bugs and other unwanted critters. Unfortunately, we often forget to clean them and they build up with grime, dirt and dust. Luckily, we’ve got an easy way to clean your screens in just a few simple steps.
Hello AT, Even though it’s hard to believe that spring is actually coming, I was hoping to get some advice with respect to window screens. I am lucky (or unlucky) enough to have very large windows – 76″ inches wide (and double that in height). I am on the parlor floor of my building, so I can’t leave the window open without a screen for bug reasons (and also because I have a very fresh-air-loving pooch)… (Note: Include a pic of your problem and your question gets posted first. Email questions and pics with QUESTIONS in subject line to:editor(at)apartmenttherapy(dot)com)Link To All Good Questions