This blog post is all about how to repair window screen mesh.
In the old days, the mesh was an aluminum, but these have all been replaced by polyesyer mesh, which can come in grey or black colored mesh.
This is one of the easiest DIY jobs to start with. It requires very little “handy-man” skills, so just about anybody can pull it off.
In this video, Andrew shows you how to easily replace a screen mesh.
The cost of a job like this is just the cost of the mesh screen, which should be under $10 and a handy little tool that is not very expensive. In most cases, you should be able to reuse the gasket that was in the original window.
Our mesh screen window was damaged when our roof was replaced. Perhpas some falling debris or roofing tiles sliced it on the way down.
Regardless, this only takes about 10-15 minutes to complete and you’ll have a brand new mesh screen in no time.
Here’s how to get started: