Spring Time, Screen Time. How do I measure for a screen?

How do I measure for a screen?

Spring is here and so are the standard questions that come with it like “why is my door sticking?” and “how do I measure my window for a screen?” Sounds like a very simple question, especially for a screen company that has been in business for over 30 years, right? Of all the questions we get asked, this is far and away the toughest to answer. There are standard sized windows. There are no standard size screens. You may have sliding windows or they could be single hung, double hung, casement, awning, hopper or maybe something I can’t think of.

Let’s start with the most common window in our area, sliding. Every brand of sliding window has its own method of measuring and installing a screen. 

In Albuquerque there are probably over 100 brands of sliding windows that have been installed over the last 30 years, each one with its own method to install a screen. So let’s ask again. How do I measure? See this chart for more information.