Evaluating the Quality of Mosquito Screens: What to Look For

By Phifer Mosquito Screens

There are several important factors

to consider to ensure you are getting a product that meets your needs and provides effective insect protection. Here's what to look for:

Screen Material:

Check the material used to make the screens, such as fiberglass, aluminum, stainless steel, bronze and polyester t fabrics. A varieties of screen materials are available at Phifer Mosquito Screens. Each material has its own advantages, such as durability, corrosion resistance, and pet-proof, rust free properties. Choose a material that aligns with your specific requirements.

Mesh Density:

Consider the mesh density or number of holes per square inch. A higher mesh density indicates a finer mesh that can keep out smaller insects and tiny mosquitoes.

UV Resistance:

Look for screens that are UV-resistant, Phifer Mosquito Screens has Solar screens efficaciously reduces up 65% of sun's heat and glare.

Tensile Strength:

Evaluate the tensile strength, which refers to its ability to resist stretching or tearing. Screens with higher tensile strength are more durable and less likely to tear or sag over time.

Resistance to Corrosion:

If you live in coastal areas, choose screens that are resistant to corrosion. These screens will withstand exposure to salty air and moisture without rusting.

Certifications and Standards:

Look for screens that meet industry standards for quality and performance. For example, Phifer Mosquito Screens are

Microban :

Green Guard Gold :

Lead Free :

Flame Retardant :

Energy Saving :

Lifetime protection from bacteria & fungus:

No harmful colour & emissions into the living space

Safe to use since no lead is been used in any of the Phifer screens.

Phifer screens are flame retardant & does not spread the fire, as per National Building code.

Ample sunlight & excellent airflow cuts down electricity bill