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What Screen Fabric Is Right For You?

The Pros and Cons of Each Screen Type

Choosing a Screen fabric for your screen porch can be confusing and difficult. The two main concerns are visibility and durability with a few other considerations like the presence of No-see-ums or antimicrobial coatings. Below are the pros and cons of all the screens that work best with our product and examples. We do not recommend using metal screens. We hope you find the best screen for your project! 


Screen types: 


BETTERVUE®- Holly Spring Builders


Pros:

  • Highest Visibility 
  • Highest Airflow
  • WaterShed Technology™
  • Microban Antimicrobial protection
Cons:
  • Reduced Strength and Durability






FIBERGLASS- Design Builders 



Pros:
  • Cost-effective 
  • More durable than standard window screen 
  • Keeps out bugs
  • Built to withstand storms 
Cons:
  • Slightly less visibility than Bettervue 







TEXTILENE® NANO 50- Outdoor Spaces of Georgia 



Pros:

  • Made of coated Polyester 
  • 10-year manufacturers warranty 
  • Resistance to punctures, tears, and animal damage 
  • Great durability 
  • Mildew resistant 
  • Resistant to Grasshoppers
Cons: 

  • Thickness of fabric may decrease visibility








TUFFSCREEN®- Musser Builders 



Pros:
  • High strength 
  • Good Visibility 
  • Good Airflow
  • 10-year manufacturer’s warranty
  • Resistant to Grasshoppers
Cons:
  • Thickness of fabric may decrease visibility 








INSECT SCREEN- 



Pros:
  • Protects against No-see-ums 
  • Good visibility and ventilation
Cons: 
  • Visibility 
  • Airflow


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