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Installation Videos

Welcome to Garage Screens' Installation Video page. We have designed this page to walk you through the installation process from start to finish. The video segments are set up in the order to coincide with the written installation manual. This page is also accessible via smart phones for your convenience. 

01

Will It Work In Your Garage?

Measurements and Clearances.

Tips and Tricks:

1. Make sure to measure the backside of your garage door. 

02

Tools Needed For Proper Assembly

and Installation

Tips and Tricks:

1. Make sure you are using a brand new razor blade when cutting screen.

03

Opening The Box

Tips and Tricks:

1. Be sure to inspect all packages for damages at time of delivery. Any damages must be notated on shippers receipt before driver leaves.

2. NEVER slice into any of the boxes with a razor knife. 

04

Organization And Setup At The Jobsite

Tips and Tricks:

1. Take the time to get organized. It will definitely be worth your time and help speed up your installation.

05

Garage Door Adjustments - Opener, Draw Bar And Back Hang

Tips and Tricks:

1. Be mindful that repeated opening and closing of the garage door can overheat the opener.

2. If you do not have a garage door opener, here is a solution to hold the garage door back to get the required clearance. Shown in the video is a 3" regular door hinge using a 3/4" piece of plywood measuring 3" x 7".     

06

Frame Assembly

Tips and Tricks:

1. Use only a hand screw driver when attaching magnet catches and DO NOT OVER TIGHTEN.

07

Screening Videos

Proper Spline Insertion

Screening Made Easy Using Patended Screen Clips

Technique For Installing Super Screen

Technique For Removing Screening Errors- Bubbles

08

Leveling The Garage Door Screen

Tips and Tricks:

1. Backer rod or pipe insulation can be used to level the frame. It can also be used when more height is needed from the frame to accomodate oversized openings.

09

Track Assembly Installation

Tips and Tricks:

1. Tracks should NOT touch the floor.

2. Tightening the fasteners of the track should be done last. Start from the back and work your way forward, ensuring the tracks line up and fit in the tight radius corners so rollers will operate smoothly during transition through the tight radius from horizontal to vertical.

10

Assembling The Springs

& Counterbalance System

Tips and Tricks:

1. ALWAYS have the safety cable in place.

2. Spring chart in the installation manual is a starting point. The more pretension you add the easier the screen will go up but it will take more effort to put down.

11

Retractable Screen Door Installation

Tips and Tricks:

1. The retractable door comes ready to install on the right hand side of the opening (outside looking in).

2. Handles of the retractable need to be centered on the pull bar and tightened. DO NOT OVERTIGHTEN.

3. Only use a dry silicone spray when lubricating the track of the retractable door.

12

Safety Photo Eye Installation

13

Final Checks And Verification

14

Proper Operation And Storage

Tips and Tricks:

1. When retracting the Lifestyle Screen, always store with retractable center door in the retracted position.

15

Lubrication And Preventative Maintenance

Tips and Tricks:

1. Never use WD-40 as lubricant. Only use a dry silicone spray lubricant.

16

How To Access Overhead Spaces

17

Installing Torsional Counter balance

System for 9' & 10'