We show you how to replace a damaged flyscreen to keep mosquitoes out of your home.
“Nothing drives me as crazy as mosquitoes buzzing around my head at night. All they need to get inside are holes like these in the screen.
A new screen is so easy and cheap to fix, you won’t know why you didn’t get around to it earlier.
Put the screen down on a flat work surface and prise up the beading. Pull it out and the flyscreen just comes away. Now the frame’s clean and ready to roll out the new screen.
Make sure the screen is square to the frame, then set it there with the beading. Push it in at one end and then once you get to the other corner, roll it in with the bead roller.
Once the bead is in, roll out the rest of the screen. Tuck the extra under the frame as that will help to keep it square while you do the rest of the beading.
Here’s a handy hint. Rather than use a knife to cut the excess beading use scissors that way you’re less likely to damage the new screen. Score it with the scissors, lift it up and then cut it.
The last step is to remove the excess screening. Grab a sharp knife and carefully work your way around the edge, you don’t want to damage the bead or the screen.”