Sliding Garage Screen Door Cost?

Sliding Garage Screen Door Cost?

Notices

» Site Navigation
Home Page The Villages Maps The Villages Activities The Villages Clubs The Villages Book Healthcare Rentals Real Estate Section Classified Section The Villages Directory Home Improvement Site Guidelines Advertising Info Register Now Video Tutorials Frequently Asked Questions
» Newsletter Signup
» Premium Tower
» Advertisements
» Trending News
» Tower Sponsors




















» Premium Sponsors
» Banner Sponsors
» Advertisements
Reply
 
Thread Tools
Sliding Garage Screen Door Cost?
  #1  
Old 11-10-2019, 08:34 PM
GeoGeo GeoGeo is offline
Gold member
 
Join Date: Oct 2011
Posts: 1,147
Thanks: 0
Thanked 3 Times in 3 Posts
Default Sliding Garage Screen Door Cost?

Just wondering where people who have sliding garage screen doors purchased theirs and how much they paid. Also, does anyone have the bronze (brown) colored one and if you do, is there an issue with it fading over time?
Reply With Quote

  #2  
Old 11-11-2019, 09:12 AM
John_W's Avatar
John_W John_W is offline
Sage
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Posts: 4,266
Thanks: 31
Thanked 129 Times in 83 Posts
Default

We had one installed when our CYV was new in 2011. Here's a photo taken last month, still looks good. We had 3 neighbors have one installed from All Around Aluminum in Oxford, so we used them also, cost $850 eight years ago for a 12' door. Our neighbor got the roll-up type from a vendor at Market of Marion at the same time and paid $1650. I wanted the ability to go in and out without losing the screen. Think about it, if you go to wash the car, or work in the front yard, are you going to run that motor up and down everytime. With the sliders, you move one 3' section back and forth like a door.

all-around-aluminum

The Villages Florida
Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
  #3  
Old 11-11-2019, 09:23 AM
Mleeja's Avatar
Mleeja Mleeja is offline
Gold member
 
Join Date: Jan 2015
Location: Santiago
Posts: 1,332
Thanks: 0
Thanked 23 Times in 11 Posts
Default

We had sliders, but replaced them with a roll up screen. We found the draw backs to the sliders are: They do not seal as well as a roll up door. The roll up doors are a bit more secure. You can leave it down when you are gone and help keep the garage cool. A thief could still break in, but they are at least having to cut the screen. If the sliders are closed and you come home in the rain, someone is getting wet! One drawback, based on the type of power screen garage door, if the power goes out and the the door is down, your car/golf cart is trapped in the garage. It comes down to personal preference. Good luck on your decision.
__________________
The difference between genius and stupidity is genius has its limits - Albert Einstein

Last edited by Mleeja; 11-11-2019 at 09:29 AM.
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 11-11-2019, 01:02 PM
Sparty6971's Avatar
Sparty6971 Sparty6971 is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: May 2009
Posts: 160
Thanks: 1
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default

Fortunately power failures don't normally last too long but we obtained a 12V DC power inverter for just such emergencies (Walmart, Harbor Freight, etc). You hook up the input end to a 12 volt battery (car/cart) and the roll-up screen motor cord can plug into the output of the inverter. Of course you wouldn't want to use that very often but it will give you the 110V AC to get the screen up. Then you can manually disconnect the steel garage door and open/close it as you wish. Of course if both your car and your 12volt cart (gas models) are outside, you'll likely have to take the battery out and carry it into the garage to hook up with the inverter but some one in the neighborhood should be able to help if you can't do that.
Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
sliding, garage, screen, colored, bronze

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:59 PM.