Talk:Window screen

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This article is complete ghibberish, can anyone write anything about window screen? GryffindorFlag of Austria (state).svg 22:58, 2 October 2005 (UTC)

I don't find any problems with the article. It contains relevant and correct information. GilliamJF 04:13, 26 April 2006 (UTC)

I revised and expanded this article. Hope it is now clearer and more comprehensive.

A question[edit]

Does the flush side belong on the outter side of the screen or on the side closest to the window?

The side of the frame containing the spline should be placed facing into the building. This extends the life of the spline by reducing its exposure to weather (particularly sun-baking, which can cause it to become brittle). —Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 00:28, 12 May 2008 (UTC)

Do you know of any window and screen manufacturer's that would advise a screen with a 1/2 inch gap between the screen and house, letting lizards, flys, mosquitos, etc easily enter the window? The gap is on the left and right sides of all the screens in this new home I am considering buying. The builder has told me that this is the manufacturer recommendation for these pre-fab windows. (talk) 17:19, 11 July 2008 (UTC)

I wish this article was more informative![edit]

For example, I'd like to know if "Monticello", the home designed by Thomas Jefferson, had window screens.

Secondly, I'd like to know, when I'm watching Alfred Hitchcock's "Rear Window", were screens done away with for visual clarity? Surely all windows had screens by 1954?

David Pearce, Washington, D.C.

P.S. I'd like to know the earliest American house that had window screens; And I'd also like to know the earliest house, bar none, that had window screens. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Alpine Joy (talkcontribs) 01:06, 20 June 2014 (UTC)

anything on the actual design intention, goal, function?[edit]

Are window screens designed with a specific goal in mind? Surely, something widespread in utilizzation has a goal in mind. And that goal publicly disseminated. The goal of 18x16 screen mesh most commonly used ought to be small enough to keep out the most common insects and especially those most dangerous/problematic. So they keep out houseflies and mosquitoes. That's obvious. But what about termites? These can damage the wood fixtures and furniture in a home. Where is the design intent/goal of the manufacture of the most common screen found in home windows? Does it exist? Anywhere? Why not here? Rtdrury (talk) 20:02, 5 February 2016 (UTC)

Looking at your other edits, you seem to have a propensity for asking open-ended questions that aren't relevant or focused enough on the subject matter to actually be useful.

It serves to keep leaves, debris, insects, birds, and other animals from entering a building or a screened structure such as a porch, without blocking fresh air-flow

Try avoiding questions that start with "what about..." unless you are ready to answer them in an encyclopaedic manner yourself. François Robere (talk) 20:02, 10 August 2016 (UTC)