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A tear, hole, or snag in a window screen makes it easy for mosquitoes and other flying foes to invade the home. To replace a damaged window screen, use a flat-head screwdriver to remove the plastic spline, or cording, that runs around the perimeter of the metal frame. Then, remove the old mesh and either clamp or tape new screen material to the frame. Use a rolling spline tool to install the new spline, then cut the excess with a utility knife before replacing the repaired screen in the window.
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