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How to measure a Sliding Screen Door

How to measure a sliding screen doors? 

The do it yourself measuring instructions for the Economy Sliding Screen Doors

How do you measure sliding screen doors?  Measuring Instructions Patio Sliding Screen Doors – Best Custom Screens.  Measuring instructions for patio sliding screen doors.  Best way to measure sliding screen doors.  The measuring instructions on this page provide you our customer, a typical way our installers measure for patio sliding screen doors when the old door is no longer available at the property.  If you have an existing frame that is not bent, we recommend to provide the existing frame size width by height.  Do not include wheels in the measurement (wheels are adjustable).

How to measure a Sliding Screen Door

The most common widths are 36″ & 48″.  The most variation measuring slider screen doors and the most critical measurement is the height!  Furthermore refer to the instructions below for height measuring, while making sure to use the right tool for the job.

Also, always use a heavy duty measuring tape with a blade width of minimum 1 Inch.  Typical Blade Material Steel, Case Type Closed, Graduations 1/16 In.  Stanley lock 25 ft. “the old diehard contractors tape” would do just fine and the way  I personally use and prefer a Stanley Fat Max 25 ft!!  Since it works great for large window and door openings.

Consumer takes full responsibility for measurements.  Best Custom Screens is not responsible for consumer measuring mistakes.

YouTube Update on 10/12/19:  Please see the diagram on this page https://bestcustomscreens.com/instructions/how-do-you-measure-sliding-screen-doors/ To see where to place your tape measure. Also like stated in the video please use a Stanly Fat Max tape measure. Why? Because it will not bend the way most tape measures can. If you even get a slight bend in the tape measure your sliding screen door your measurement could be off. We do not want this to happen because then its possible that your sliding screen door will not fit.

HOW TO DETERMINE CORRECT PATIO SCREEN HEIGHT TO FIT YOUR DOOR

Measuring Instructions for Sliding Screen Doors

This is a vertical cross sectional view of a typical patio door main frame head and sill (with patio sliding screen door also installed)

This is a vertical cross sectional view of a typical patio door main frame head and sill (with patio sliding screen door also installed) and It’s as if the door was “sliced” from top to bottom.

Add 1/4″ to this measurement to determine screen height.  Measure at top of leg at sill to bottom of led at header.
Note:  This method is very accurate for most cases.  However, if your conditions vary from what is shown, this method may not provide correct screen height.  Important:  Sampling is suggested before ordering large quantities of screens, to verify fit and compatibility.
Other types of headers include Top Track  and Hanging Tracking systems.  Our sliding screen door program online does not offer these options.  Most noteworthy, when you have a special type of sliding screen door track, make sure that your please pick up the phone and give us call for a custom quotation.
Consumer takes full responsibility for measurements.  Best Custom Screens is not responsible for consumer measuring mistakes.

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