Screen Mesh

As technology has evolved, so has the standard screen. Today there are many products which aim to make the screen a more functional part of the product, whether it’s Petscreen for your sliding patio door, or BetterVue for your screen enclosure, you can customize your screen to get the maximize its utility over traditional Aluminum and Fiberglass wire.


The classic screenwire, aluminum has been used in window screens for as long as windows have been manufactured. It’s a mesh that is tear-resistant and is an excellent value.

  • Charcoal finish reduces glare
  • Offers good outward visibility
  • Weather resistant finish
  • Offers good air ventilation


Fiberglass is quickly replacing aluminum as the default screenwire for use in manufacturing. Since it has no memory and is a cloth material, this screen will not dent or rust.

  • Charcoal finish reduces glare
  • Offers good outward visibility
  • Will not dent, rust, corrode or stain
  • Offers good air ventilation


Petscreen is perfect for products that are susceptible to pet damage. It’s most popular in patio sliding door screens and storm doors, but have been used in all applications.

  • Resists damage by pets
  • Made of a strong, vinyl-coated polyester (7 times stronger than traditional mesh)
  • Also functions as heavy-duty insect screening
  • Good outward visibility


A relatively new screenwire, BetterVue uses a finer fiberglass mesh to reduce its perceived appearance, despite having openings that are 30% smaller and 5% more open. This offers better insect protection and a superior view of the outside. This screenwire is most commonly used on porch enclosures where outward visibility is greatly desired.

  • Excellent visibility from inside improves the outward view
  • Better curb appeal when viewed from the street
  • Excellent insect protection
  • Improved airflow over traditional fiberglass or aluminum wire

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Achieve relief from the irritating flies known as no-see-ums. This 20×20 mesh offers superior protection against those pesky insects and allows to achieve greater comfort and enjoyment out of your porches, patios and homes.

  • Excellent protection from small insects
  • Provides daytime privacy
  • Good outward visibility