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How to Spline a Screen

Fiberglass screening material makes replacing a window screen a home repair job that anyone can do. Today’s window screens are narrow metal frames with a groove around the inside of the frame. Spline, a thin tubular rubber cord, holds the screening material in place by being tucked into the frame groove over the screen material. [...]

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How to Replace a Screen Spline

Window screens degrade over time and begin to fall apart from the ravages of sun and weather. The rubber splines that hold the screen in the frame are also subject to degradation and become brittle. In extreme cases the splines may break apart and lose their holding power. A telltale sign that a spline is [...]

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