Quick-Fix Screen Repairs, in a Pinch There are quick-fix screen repairs available that enable you to put off repairing your sliding door. But these quick fixes should be considered temporary. Once the family gathering or neighborhood party is over, call a sliding door contractor such as A-1 On Track to make repairs that restore the door to its original condition. Using window screen repair tape is one way to seal up holes in the door screen. It’s a popular quick-fix because it works well at keeping the bugs outside - until the tape dries out after a few days and no longer stays affixed. And it’s an ugly fix, too, especially when there are several pieces of tape on the screen. There is also the tried-and-true method of applying nail polish to a small screen tear. The polish eventually becomes brittle and crumbles off. It’s another ugly fix, especially if the polish is a garish color. Stick with clear nail polish if you are this desperate. Another quick but short-lived “fix” … [Read more...]