Most patio and pool screen cages on homes in SW Florida are built with low to mid grade screen quality and will last from 3 to 9 years depending on the grade used. Mid-grade “Phifer 18/14 screen will last from 7 to 9 years. But once the screen get this old and starts tearing from frequent storms and wind and occasional hurricanes then you can count on more to come over time. The screen becomes brittle and weathered and needs to be replaced. Patio rescreening will give your home a fresh new look once again and restore curb appeal.
Our lowest cost screen type for SW Florida homes is an American made product and has a Phifer 18/14 screen rating. However, now the homeowner has more options in screen types designed for durability, privacy, protection from UV rays and much more. Our screen tech can help you choose the best screen type for your particular needs.
Screen Kings of SW Florida offers a wide variety of screen mesh choices, depending on the homeowners needs and budget. From standard screen mesh to the new Super Screen that has become most popular because of it’s strength and durability.
For traditional patio and pool enclosures, 18 x 14 Fiberglass Mesh Screening from Phifer is designed for extra strength. This screen is designed to resist debris from harsh winds and storms, keep out insects and other unwanted guests, but allow for sufficient air flow to keep cool. This type of fiberglass screen makes the good choice for any space that’s exposed to the more severe elements.
Small insects (no-see-ums) cause problems for homeowners especially in SW Florida. Our NO-SEE-UMS insect screens are designed with homeowners in mind to protect against these pesky pests.
This screen type, known as pet screen wire is designed to resist tears from cats and dogs making it a great screening option for pet owners. The screen type is stronger and more durable than standard insect screen while still providing good outward visibility. Great for window, door, and patio screens in high traffic areas.
This screen mesh is made of PVC coated polyester strands which is significantly more durable than the standard fiberglass mesh utilized in typical window, door and pool & patio screening applications. It keeps out roughly 60% of harmful UV rays and is great for daytime privacy as well as pet resistant.
If you’re thinking of pool cage or patio rescreening, also consider replacing all those old, rusty screws and fasteners on your cage framing. It’s the most economical time to do it while you’re doing the screen replacement and can save you money if you do it at the same time.
Read more about Screen Fastener Repair Services and how you can make your entire screen cage area look brand new!