Retractable Screen Photo Gallery

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Cloverdale

Sliding Glass Door.
Retracting screens are mounted in the center of the "entire" opening (the opening covered by the fixed panel and the sliding panel). You can see the mesh covering the opening in the second image. The screen is pulled from the center and attached to the jam on the far right.

Corte Madera

French Door.
This is a picture of modifications made to a french door sil to accomodate a retracting screen. It's hard to see, but the sil height was not increased. Color matching and selection of the correctly profiled sill adaptor make it hard to tell that there was any modification of the existing sill.

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Healdsburg

Entry Door.
This picture says it all. The homeowner wanted a screen but did not want to hide his bright red door. The bottom track is color matched to the door's threshold and is installed so that there is no sil obstruction.

Mill Valley

Outswing French Door.
These doors swing to the outside (outswing). Thus, the screen system must be installed inside the home. Naturally, people have reservations about installing screens in the house. "What's it going to look like?" Matching colors really help. I have seen this *very* door used on a warm day. Both french doors completely open . . . with screening!
A W E S O M E ! ! !

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Novato

Tall (8 foot) Entry Door.
Tall ceilings/tall doors. What's it gonna be? BOTH!!! Luckily retractable screens are "soooo" much more adaptable than your ordinary screen door. These screens can go to 9 feet!

Petaluma

Outswing French Door.
Another outswing! This was such a pretty little room. Space contraints made outswings the perfect choice. But how do you *live* in this beautiful mediteranean climate of ours? Close everything up and turn the air-conditioner on? I think these retracting screens are a much better alternative.

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Rohnert Park

Sliding Patio Door.
The retractable screen component colors match the sliding door's colors perfectly. Retractable screens are installed in the center of a sliding glass door opening.

San Anselmo

French Door.
Retractable screens are the best option for screening french doors. The retracting screen housings protrude a bit, but, for this house it was the best option.

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San Rafael

Entry Door.
The proper color choice allows the screen components to disappear into the door casing. Open or closed, this screen complements the door.

Santa Rosa

Entry Door.
The perfect solution to screening a beautiful entry door. Color matching the trim worked the best here since the small window on the right side was white too.

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Sausalito

Sliding Patio Door.
This was installed on a Anderson Sliding Door. As with all sliding doors, the screen housiing is installed in the center. Click on the image and notice the picture on the left. The screen unit is attached to the screen door fin so it actually extends a bit from the sliding door. A small vinyl strip is installed and trimmed so that there is no gap for the bugs to fly through. Also notice how nicely the bottom track fits in with the sliding door threshold.

Sebastopol

Entry Door.
The white screen unit is attached to the front door trim of this home. This picture shows the retractable screen fully extended.

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Sonoma

French Door.
This retracting screen is attached to the trim. The trim and door were white so the logical choice for the screen units was white also. I install most screens on the trim because this allows the bottom track to be installed below the threshold. And for french doors it allows the screens to clear the french-door's handles.

Windsor

French Door.
These photos show the detail of the pins used in retracting screens I install for a french door. Ofentimes, homeowners keep the inactive side of their french doors closed. The pins allow homeowners the choice of keeping one side of their retracting screen accessible to the "active side" screen. This facilitates one-hand operation of the retracting screen used the most.