Introduction

This guide will teach you how to repair your pool screen. There are no hazardous requirements; just make sure you have the proper materials. This will help the fix go smoothly. Professionals charge a lot to repair pool screens, but it is easy to fix it yourself for half the cost.

Locate the damaged area on your screen. Use this area to remove the rest of the screen. Using an area that is already damaged makes it easier to remove the old screen.
  • Locate the damaged area on your screen. Use this area to remove the rest of the screen. Using an area that is already damaged makes it easier to remove the old screen.

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Use needle nose pliers to pull the rubber screen thread from the pool cage crease. To help remove the damaged screen, pull down on the screen while you are removing the thread of the old screen.
  • Use needle nose pliers to pull the rubber screen thread from the pool cage crease.

  • To help remove the damaged screen, pull down on the screen while you are removing the thread of the old screen.

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Examine your work. It should match the image as shown.
  • Examine your work. It should match the image as shown.

  • There should be no thread left in the crease of the pool cage. Remove any remaining screen thread with the needle nose pliers.

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Measure the area of the pool cage that needs to be replaced with a new roll of screen. Cut out the needed amount of screen from the new roll.
  • Measure the area of the pool cage that needs to be replaced with a new roll of screen. Cut out the needed amount of screen from the new roll.

  • Do not cut the excess screen on the sides of the pool cage; it will be done in a later step.

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Pull the new screen thread from corner to corner, along the crease of the pool cage. Cut any excess thread from the corners. Use a screen roller to press the thread and the screen underneath against the pool cage crease to secure them. It helps to pull the thread and screen tight while rolling over it.
  • Pull the new screen thread from corner to corner, along the crease of the pool cage. Cut any excess thread from the corners.

  • Use a screen roller to press the thread and the screen underneath against the pool cage crease to secure them. It helps to pull the thread and screen tight while rolling over it.

  • The roller pictured is available at any home improvement store. It will be located next to the pool screens and thread.

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Cut the excess screen from the top, bottom, and sides of the pool cage.
  • Cut the excess screen from the top, bottom, and sides of the pool cage.

  • Be careful when using the box cutter. Always cut away from your body in order to avoid injury.

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Check the pool cage for any problems with the newly attached screen. The new thread should be pressed firmly into the pool cage, and the screen should be pulled tight so there are no wrinkles. Check the pool cage for any problems with the newly attached screen. The new thread should be pressed firmly into the pool cage, and the screen should be pulled tight so there are no wrinkles.
  • Check the pool cage for any problems with the newly attached screen. The new thread should be pressed firmly into the pool cage, and the screen should be pulled tight so there are no wrinkles.

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Conclusion

With this guide, you will be able to repair your damaged pool screen. Follow the steps, and you will have a new screen in no time.

Haley Flanigan

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