Adding a screened porch to a house treat pictures of lazy evenings on a swing, sip iced tea or juice and talk with friends and family. When building or remodeling a screened porch, the kind of screening you are using an important decision. Shields are available in a variety of materials and colors, with some screening materials more suitable for some climates and applications.
Easy and cheap to manufacture. Aluminum for adding a screened porch to a house is common. These screens usually come in one of three colors: carbon, silver or black. Aluminum screens are strong and can take years of exposure to weather and wind. Fiberglass woven and covered with a vinyl protective, fiberglass screening is durable and cost effective. It can also come in a variety of weave densities, from 18 to 14 threads per square inch to 20 to 20 threads per square inch (20 to 20 is particularly effective in areas where small insects are present). Fiberglass screening comes in a variety of colors and is resistant to weather and wind. Fiberglass is not subjected to shrinkage or dyeing and corrosion resistance.
Bronze and copper screening
Like aluminum to adding a screened porch to a house, bronze and copper screens are made of either pure metal or metal alloys. These screens are commonly found in sea areas or areas exposed to salt air. Bronze displays weather and acquire dark bronze patina, while pure copper screens can get a green, aged copper patina.