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What does a flyscreen installation include?

Flyscreen specialists can help with all aspects of installing and repairing mesh coverings on your doors and windows. Many also offer security screens and pet-proof screens for extra protection. Here’s what you can expect from some of the most common flyscreen services:

Window flyscreen installations

If they’re re-meshing your flyscreen, your installer will start by using a brush to dust any dirt and cobwebs off the mesh and frame, before removing the entire frame to a flat surface. Next, they’ll poke a screwdriver into the frame’s corners to ease out the spline (a long rubber cord that locks the screen in place) and remove the old mesh. Then they’ll unroll the new flyscreen and lay it over the top of the frame, leaving a 10cm overhang. They’ll use a roller to push the spline back in place, locking in the fresh flyscreen mesh. Finally, they’ll trim away excess mesh at the edges before re-installing the window frame. Installing window flyscreens involves different techniques, depending on the window type. But in general, your installer will remove the frame, layout the flyscreen, and lock into place.

Flyscreen door repairs and installations

Installing flyscreen on doors involves a similar process to windows, albeit on a larger scale. Your installer will remove the door frame and lay it flat before rolling out the new flyscreen mesh over the top. They’ll secure the mesh around the edges using a long spline before trimming, then re-fitting your door. It’s worth mentioning that you can choose from a variety of mesh types, including fibreglass mesh (most common and low-cost), pet-proof mesh, aluminium mesh (extra strong), and even one way mesh (for privacy). Your installer will be able to advise on the best mesh for your budget, environment, and family.

Retractable flyscreens

Retractable flyscreens are a popular option for keeping flies off decks, verandas, and patios. They work like roller blinds, installed so they’re hanging from the edges of your patio roof. Your installer will follow the instructions that come with the kit. But usually the process involves cutting the parts to fit the size of your space, before installing with a drill.

Recent Flyscreen Installation & Repair tasks in Cairns

Flyscreen repair


Mooroobool QLD 4870, Australia

22nd Jul 2020

Need most flyscreen repaired have a large roll

Put flyscreen on door


Cairns QLD, Australia

4th May 2020

Hi could i please get a quote putting flyscreen on door. I can either purchase flyscreen or if you have some already that would be fantastic .

To replace fly screen on back door


Westcourt QLD 4870, Australia

20th Jul 2020

New mesh to be installed and measured

Door fly screen changed


Clifton Beach QLD, Australia

20th Oct 2018

I need sliding flyscreen on door changed as dogs have scratched it. I have the materials, I cant get the door off the rail to do it!

Replace flyscreen


Holloways Beach QLD, Australia

20th Feb 2021

Have the materials, just need it to be put up

Need a fly screen replaced


Cairns QLD, Australia

9th Jul 2020

Dog chewed fly screen so need it replaced (frame still fine to use)

Supply and install new back door and fly screen


Japoonvale QLD 4856, Australia

20th Mar 2017

Back door requires removal and new door fitting with the addition of a flatscreen