The Benefits of Choosing Retractable Fly Screens


Fly screens are a must for every Australian home. Australia has a lot of one-of-a-kind flora and fauna, and mixed in with a somewhat humid environment, there are often a lot of annoying bugs and insects disrupting the peace.

Fly screens haven’t always been the most glamorous addition to your home. It can be difficult to integrate them in an aesthetically pleasing way. Thankfully, that’s where retractable fly screens come in.

The benefits are substantial, they enable a cleaner and safer environment in your home while also giving you the option to enjoy the view without the inconvenience of pests and bugs.

How retractable fly screens improve your home

No unwanted guests

No matter where you are in Australia, chances are you will live in an area with some sort of bug or nuisance of the sort. It could be mosquitoes, termites , cockroaches, flies, and all manner of creepy crawlies. Some of these insects can actually carry disease, so from a health point of view, screens become a necessity in every home. It just gives you peace of mind knowing that you can enjoy the fresh air coming into your home without any worries.

They are practical

Retractable fly screens are incredibly versatile, and can fit into many styles of windows and doors easily. Even if you have, casement, bi-folding or sliding windows and doors, retractable fly screens can fit. And if they don’t, they can be customised and patterned to where you need them to fit.

They come in a wide range of options, and look great

Retractable screens come in a variety of colours, materials, sizes and styles, so you can be sure you’ll find something that’ll be perfect for your home. You can find modern, light designs with a metallic polished finish that adds a classy look to the place. The best feature? They do not disturb the elegance and view of the windows, as you can choose to roll them up whenever you wish.

They are high quality and long-lasting

Retractable screens are very good quality, and can last for a long time, up to 10 15 years in fact. They are made with top quality materials, and as it is simple to look after them and keep them clean, it is easy to maintain them in top condition, giving you a good value for your money.

How to choose the right retractable fly screen

There are different brands, types, colours and rates of retractable fly screens. It is important to always do an extensive research and get quotes before you decide to install these.

Even though the most convenient price is what people usually go for, when it comes to fly screens (that will be in every window and/or door of your home) there are several things to keep in mind. First and foremost consider how discreet the size of the tracks? What about the plastics fittings, are they bulky? Be sure to keep in mind the functionality of the door and whether it meets your practical needs as a homeowner. Finally be aware of the door’s style. It’s not enough for it to blend in with the existing colours of your home, it needs to look good.