How to Measure For New Window Fly Screens

Measuring Window Fly Screens – Half Screens:

Double Hung Half Window Fly ScreenMeasuring your home windows for new flyscreens will save you time in getting the best quote, PLUS it is extremely easy to do!

The most uncomplicated way to measure your window for new  window fly screens is to measure the old screens.

Measure the height and widths of the screen along the outside edge of the aluminium frames.

For added consistency, measure a few of the same size screens (if you happen to have more than one) to see if there are slight differences. This way you can use the most common measurements from all your old window screens.

Horizontal Slider Half Fly Screen These half screens are generally kept in place by using:

  • Leaf springs on top or side
  • Tension springs on top or side
  • Bale springs on top
  • Lift tabs to help in removal of screen

Measuring Window Fly Screens – Full Screens:

For added strength, many full screens have a horizontal crossbar.

Double Hung (top and bottom window open) Window Fly Screen Measuring window screens is extremely easy!

The most uncomplicated way to measure your window for new fly screens is to measure the old screens. Measure the height and widths of the screen along the outside edge of the aluminium frames.

For added consistency, measure a few of the same size screens (if you happen to have more than one) to see if there are slight differences.

This way you can use the most common measurements from all your old window screens.

Also measure the crossbar position from the bottom of the screen frame to the centre of the crossbar.

These full screens are generally kept in place by using:

  • Leaf springs on top
  • Tension springs on top
  • Wood hardware (wire loops, ball head screws and jiffy hangers)
  • Lift tabs on bottom to help in removal of screen
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