Screens do not just have to be an unsightly feature that you tolerate for pest control. In fact, with the new improved screen door mechanisms in the market, you can use it as a fashion statement as well as security addition to your homes. Here are a few tips to help you in this.
Ventilation and textured screen
The screen doors provide a natural airflow system for your home. This has been proved the healthiest way to keep your interiors cooler during summers and well aired during the colder months. Using textured screen you can add a new dimension to your decor both interiors and exteriors. It also makes your home appear warmer and filled with natural light. For smaller rooms, it can be a way to make it look bigger.
Fashion statements with screen doors
You can be quite precise about the materials, colors, and design of your screen doors. You can even choose whether you want it in a finished trim or a separate color molding to bring out the contrast in the design. The textured screens offer a variety of ways that light can play within your rooms throughout the day. Furthermore, you can also choose various door accessories – brass knobs, specific locking mechanisms, and antique fixtures to increase the fashion quotient of your doors.
Essential security features
When you opt to install a security screen door, you can often find the following security features that will provide your enhanced protection:
- Wind chain mechanisms – The chain helps keep the door within a reasonable opening area even during strong gusts of winds.
- Streamline effort with key matching – Match the keys for your screen and front doors so that you do not have to fumble with multiple keys everyday going in and out of your home.
- Extending the sills – You can install bug lights on the extended sills outside your windows and doors.
- Pneumatic closer mechanism – This pulls the screen shut automatically making it securer for your family and pets.