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catnap8

09:09AM | 08/31/03
Member Since: 04/28/03
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We're having a screen room built on the back of our house. Even though the deck boards will be put down as close and flush as possible, our contractor will be installing screening underneath them in order to keep the bugs (misquotes primarily) out. Any advice on the type of screening that should be used? Aluminum or fiberglass? Which lasts longer and is better suited for this?

Thanks!

snack

04:50AM | 09/01/03
Member Since: 05/31/03
14 lifetime posts
I've used both and both work fine. If you have pets that will be able to reach the screen, use the heavy duty. It's harder to work with but less likely to be torn. I'd say match the type of screen that is on the windows of your house.

catnap8

10:43AM | 09/02/03
Member Since: 04/28/03
8 lifetime posts
Thanks for your reply! I'll go ahead and look into the heavy duty stuff.
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