How to cut a roll-up mosquito net step by step
The roll-up mosquito nets are the most comfortable and common model of mosquito net to install on your window or door. Their main advantage is that they can be easily retracted when you don't need them (for example, in the winter months). However, you will have to trim them yourself. So... How to cut a roll-up mosquito net? Don't worry, we explain how to do it step by step.
First of all: measure the width and height of the window.
Before starting the installation of the roller screen, you have to measure your window. Both its width and height. The size of the drawer cutout is equal to the opening where you are going to place your product. However, you have to keep in mind, in addition, the dimensions of the covers of your insect screen.
That is, the final measurement will be: WINDOW MEASUREMENTS (width x height) - MOSQUITOVER COVERS.
Measure each dimension at three points on your window and select the smallest one. This way, even if there is a little slack, when you present the screen, it will fit smoothly into the opening.
How to cut the roll-up mosquito net?
The first thing is remove the containment cap of one of the sides of the drawer. Next, use a saw arc to cut the mosquito net. You will have to do this with the measurements you have previously taken as a reference. To make sure you saw correctly, use a cutting line.
You may have to cut the profile mat a little.
And... after cutting? Remove burrs
When you have cut the drawer, reinsert the cover you removed into the side of the drawer. But not before clean the sawing debris (you can do it with a file). DO NOT SKIP THIS STEP. The shavings will make it impossible to put the lid back in place.
Put the containment cap in place
Once you have completed the previous step, you can fitting the containment cap. Insert the corresponding screws carefully in each case. With them, you will prevent it from coming out.
If you had to disassemble the mat to make the cut, put it back in place, in addition to the stopper.
Roll-up mosquito net installation
From this point on, you could install your roll-up mosquito screen. In our store, you can find multiple accessories for mosquito nets that could help you with this task: couplings, springs, guides, etc.
Present the side guides and hook them to the drawer. Fix the screen with the appropriate screws. You will have to mark its position beforehand with a pencil. When you have marked it, remove the guides and drill holes. Insert the plugs into the wall and put the guides back in place. Finally, place the screws to fix them.
Before finishing the job, check that the screen moves smoothly.
Conclusion on how to cut roller mosquito nets
Now, you know how to cut a roll-up mosquito net step by step. In addition, you have seen what you have to do before and after this work to perform a correct installation of your product. As you can see, this is not a complex task. The main difficulty lies in taking the right measures to avoid regrets later.
Don't forget that, as winter approaches (as they would say in Game of Thrones), you will be able to disassembling your window roller screen.
If you need further assistance, please do not hesitate to contact us. We will be happy to help you with any questions you may have, before or after processing your order.