Retractable screen doors
Retractable screen doors an alternative to sliding screen doors. These casings can be mounted in several ways. An inside mount can be flush with the door frame. A surface mount can be mounted on the surface of your door frame. Thirdly, you can build in your casing inside the wall and your screen and casing will recess completely out of the way. These screen doors are custom made to fit the measurements of your doors. They provide an open wall ‘indoor-outdoor’ experience for single, double doors, patio, sliding, French doors, garage or pocket glass doors. They are used in Mid-century modern and modernist architecture situations, among many others.
Most retractable doors use a spring-loaded roller very similar to a window blind, except the roller is mounted vertically when used in a door application. Screen material is attached to the roller while the opposite side of the material is attached to sliding bar riding on top and bottom tracks. The bar is moved back and forth to open or close the screen. The bar is usually held closed with a magnetic closure. Different types of mesh fabric options are available from standard fiberglass mesh, pet screen resistant mesh and solar screen mesh. The operation of the screens are manually or motorized. Motorized screens are ideal for large doors or openings for easier opening and closing.