How do I remove my window screens?



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Our full screens are designed as "side mount" systems. To remove them, follow the steps below.

Double Hung Window - Full Screen (New Style)


Step 1:
The side clips help to keep the full screen securely in place.
The diagram shows one of those clips in the closed position.
Unlock window, lift bottom sash 6-8 inches
Step 2:
In order to remove the screen, disengage all side clips and push downward.
Unlock window, lift bottom sash 6-8 inches
Step 3:
Side clips are now disengaged.
Tilt bottom sash using latch
Step 4:
The screen uses two moon clips (tension springs) to help keep it securely in place, these are found at the top of the screen.
Remove pivot retainer
Step 5:
Use the pull tab to push the screen out for removal or to pull it back in during reinstallation.
Disengage bottom sash
Step 6:
While reinstalling screen hold on to the pull tab with one hand, use the other hand to re-secure the clips, be sure that they are engaged and are completely back in the up/start position.
Pull screen using pull tabs

Double Hung Window - Half Screen


Step 1:
Raise your lower sash approximately 4" — 6" above the sill.
Removing half screen
 
Hold top and bottom rails
 
Disengage lock on screen
Step 2:
Raise your screen up to approximately 4 inches from the top.
Step 3:
With your lower sash raised, retract the window sash release latches on the top of the sash and gently tilt the window sash toward you until it rests on the sill.
Step 4:
Lower the top window sash to approximately 8 to 10 inches above the sill. Retract the latches until it rests on the lower sash.
Step 5:
Take hold of the top and bottom rails on the right side of your half screen.
Step 6:
If your screen has release latches on the bottom rail, you may push the release latch and the top rail towards the left and push out. This will disengage the lock on your screen to remove it.

If your screen does not have release latches on the bottom rail, you may just push the top and bottom rails to the left and push out.
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