Q: Does Craig's Rescreening only do larger projects?
A: No, we do every size project, from one single window or screen to a home or building full of them. Each project receives the same exacting care regardless of size, and it shows!
Q: Does it matter what kind of screening is used?
A. Yes. The denser the mesh, the more bug protection — but the more likely your enclosure will catch the wind and break. For replacement screens, avoid using screen that's denser than 20-by-20 threads per square inch, the maximum allowed under the code. Pet-resistant screening and solid shading panels are even worse than dense screening. The most common screening used in enclosures is 18-by-14 mesh, which gives less shade and less bug protection, but catches less wind.
Q. What type of Screen should I use?
A. The most common type of screen used is an 18x14 mesh size. This means there are 18x14 squares per square inch of screen. This screen is designed to keep out most insects. If you live in a area where no-see-ums (tiny bugs found near coastal marshy areas) are an issue then we recommend a 20x20 mesh screen. This screen has smaller holes keeping these insects out. If you have a problem with pine needles hanging through screen you might also consider a 20x20 mesh. This will keep the needles from getting through the screen, causing them to lay on top and the wind to blow most of them off. Ask to see a sample!
Q. Is it time for a re-screen?
A. Over time, the suns harmful rays deteriorate the outer rubberized coating of screen exposing the inner layers which makes it easy to rip our tear. A good indicator is when the screen appears shiny or silver.
Q. How can I get more privacy in my pool area?
A. There are different types of screen which can be used for privacy. Glas-shields and shade screens will block the view into areas of your pool cage. Ask to see a sample!
Q. Is bleach good for cleaning my pool cage?
A. No. Bleach is corrosive to cage hardware, as well as screen.
Q How long does fiberglass screen last?
A. 10-12 years
Q. Is there a hurricaen proof enclosure?
A. No, there is no such thing as a hurricane proof pool enclosure or screen room.
Q. Does my new screen room need a permit?
A. Yes... Aluminum is considered a specialty trade in the State of Florida and it is very important to ensure that a permit is issued for your enclosure.
Q. What can I do about these rusted screws?
A. Rusted screws are a common problem with pool cages. When installed, the screws top layer of paint is warn away exposing the steel core beneath. Over time exposure to the elements will cause the steel to rust. The only way to ensure this will not happen again is by replacing them with stainless steel screws.