What can I use instead of a screen spline tool?

05/11/2019 Off By admin

What can I use instead of a screen spline tool?

Regardless of the screen material, no other tool in the house can do what a spline roller does. A pizza cutter might seem like a good substitute, but it’s too sharp, and the wheel is too big for proper control and leverage. So don’t try a pizza cutter.

What is the standard size screen spline?

Screen Spline Diameter Chart

Screening Types: Diameter in Inches Diameter in Millimeters
‚Äč.210 7/31 5.334
.220 14/64 5.588
.250 1/4 6.350
Flat Spline 3/8 9.525

How much does a spline cost?

New spline costs about $2 a roll, but be sure that it has the same diameter as the original. With the spline removed, the screen can be lifted out of the frame.

What is the most common size spline?

0.160 and 0.180 round polyfoam are the most common sizes. It does depend on the types of windows and doors installed in your area.

How do you keep your screen spline on?

If the spline stays in at lest 24 hours then I would try using silicone caulk to hold it in. That way its not as permenent as glue which you would have a hard time scraping out if you ever had to replace the screens.

How do you keep your screen spline in place?

Does screen spline face in or out?

Usually the spline goes on the inside. The reason for this is that it is harder to push the cloth out on the side the spline is installed. If the spline was facing the outside, it would be easier to push the cloth out of the frame.

Can I use round spline instead of flat?

Some frame types will only accept flat spline. We offer several sizes of the round spline if your frame will accept round spline. The spline is designed to be removable so you can rescreen / replace the screen material as needed. The flat and round spline are going to be comparable in holding the material in.

How big is the spline on a window screen?

Window Screens, Tools & Accessories Screen Spline & Spline Rollers Screen Spline & Spline Rollers Spline diameter (in.): .175 Spline diameter (in.): .210 Spline diameter (in.): 0.185 Prime-Line Spline length (ft.): 100 Spline length (ft.): 250 47Results Sort by:Top Sellers Top SellersMost PopularPrice Low to HighPrice High to LowTop Rated Products

Which is the best brand of screen spline rollers?

The best-rated product in Screen Spline & Spline Rollers is the 0.185 in. x 500 ft. Roll Gray Vinyl Screen Spline. Which brand has the largest assortment of Screen Spline & Spline Rollers at The Home Depot? Prime-Line has the largest assortment of Screen Spline & Spline Rollers.

Is there a spline roller with wooden handle?

Great for do-it-yourself projects this Spline Roller with Wooden Handle installs both aluminum and fiberglass screening. One end is concaved to start the spline into the groove of the frame while the other is convex to set the spline more deeply.

How does the EZ screen room roller tool work?

Curbside pickup available. This rolling tool secures many types of round and flat spline and screen into an aluminum screen frame. Specifically, when using with the EZ Screen Room Kits, the rounded edge wheel works perfectly to lock the flat spline into the kit’s aluminum screen channels.