Introduction

This fix will teach you how to repair your pool screen, if it has ripped, or simply blown out from the wind. There are no hazardous requirements, just make sure you have the proper materials, this will help the fix go smoothly. Professionals charge way too much to repair pool screens, when it is easy enough 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 damaged screen, pull down on the screen while you are removing old screen thread.
  • Use needle nose pliers to pull the rubber screen thread from the pool cage crease.

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

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Examine your work so that it matches the image as shown.
  • Examine your work so that it matches the image as shown.

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

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With a new roll of screen, measure the area of the pool cage that needs to be replaced. Cut out the needed amount of screen from the new roll.
  • With a new roll of screen, measure the area of the pool cage that needs to be replaced. 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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Take new screen thread and pull it along the crease of the pool cage, from corner to corner. Cut the 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.
  • Take new screen thread and pull it along the crease of the pool cage, from corner to corner. Cut the 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.

  • Roller pictured is available at any home improvement store. It will be located next to 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 to avoid any 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 be pulled tight with 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 be pulled tight with 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 be pulled tight with no wrinkles.

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Conclusion

With this guide you will be able to repair your damaged pool screen. I have created a very easy way to repair your screen with minimal materials and tools. Follow the steps and you will have a new screen in no time.

Haley Flanigan

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