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How to install a screen on a casement window

Last updated:
8 August, 2023
Reading time: 3 minutes

How many times have you bought a product with all the excitement in the world and, when it's time to assemble it, you've fallen apart?

Don't worry, because this is not your fault. Many brands do not care about having instructions that are understood (we understand your frustration, we have also suffered it in our own flesh).

In Mosquiteras24H we are going to make sure that this does not happen to you anymore. So we are going to explain to you in detail how to install a folding mosquito net.

install hinged mosquito screen

Tools to put a mosquito screen on a casement window

  • Allen wrench
  • Blade
  • Scissors
  • Screwdriver
  • Hammer

Steps to install an insect screen on a casement window

Many people think that placing a mosquito net in this kind of windows is an odyssey, nothing could be further from the truth. It is a fairly simple process if the proper indications are followed.

See for yourself! Just read the following guide:

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You have to consider that you have to adjust the dimensions of your mosquito net to the place where you are going to install this case, a casement window.

You probably already measured it before ordering the screen, but we recommend you do it again (just in case). Otherwise, you could end up making a mess.

Well, this is the first step. In order to estimate your window opening, you will have to take different measurements of its width and length.

Be sure to look at them correctly: from one end to the other and at various points.

What happens if, when measuring the window, we get different results?

There is no problem with this: in these situations, you should stay with the smallest distance.

Cutting profiles

Separate the pieces that come in the box and group them by categories, this way the installation process will be easier.

Cut the profiles that will form the perimeter structure. Attention! These should be slightly smaller than the casement window frame, as you have to take into account the extra centimeters that will be added by the accessories to be included later: connecting profiles, hinges, etc.

Cleaning and joining profiles

When you have cut the profiles, removes any excess they may have. After that, you can start joining them.

Fasten the anchor piece to the connector (square). Then attach this connector to the profile, fitting it in the correct position and tightening it with the Allen key.

Repeat this process until the frame is complete. Check that their corners are at 90 degrees.

Screw coinciding with the holes.

Fixing the mosquito net

It's time to mount the hinged mosquito net fabric, so you must turn the frame around and then extend the fabric.

Go rubber in the lane (you will be able to see it easily) and fit it to the base: either from the sides, from the bottom or from the top. The only important thing is that you must leave the centers for the end.

Clarification: the fabric should be taut, but not excessively so.

Tuck the rubber in both lanes and then, cut the fabric carefully. Once you have done this, you can place the lids.

Install hingesScrew them in without overtightening, as the thread could be stripped.

Put the trims in the holes.

Installing the insect screen on the casement window

With the window in place, we tighten the screws to the hinges and to the side of the window. Do not forget the overlap, if your product has it.

Finally, sets the "self-closing".Turn it to tighten it and carefully hold its cap.

Tips for installing a screen on a casement window

We do not want to end this explanation without a series of useful tips for you:


It is always better to buy mosquito nets for casement windows in a specialty store. You will be assured of its quality and receive expert advice.


If you plan to keep your net for a long time, do not rely exclusively on stickersSooner or later, they end up falling down.


If you have any rods, you can use them to hold the lower part. This little trick serves to increase the weight to the mosquito net, so it will not rise and will be more tense. In this way, you will avoid holes through which mosquitoes can pass.


If you have any doubts (before buying the mosquito net, when placing the product in the casement window, etc.), do not hesitate to ask a professional. No one is born knowing. It's foolish to risk getting your netting wrong when there are professionals whose job it is to tell you how to do it right.

We hope you have learned how to install a mosquito screen on casement window. If you are interested, we can also explain how to mount a sliding insect screen.

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Written by: Mosquiteras24h Publications


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