Screen Door Guards
For Your Porch Screen Door

Screen door guards not only protect your screen, but also can save you repair time. Who hasn't pushed on a porch screen door's screen at some point?

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We know our kids and grand kids have pushed on our doors more than a time or two! Screen door guards come in a variety of options to solve your specific screen door issue, whether it be inattentive adults, children, or your favorite pet.

Screen door guards help protect your screen, keep it looking great and can save you the expense of re-screening your porch screen door.


wire mesh Screen Door Grill Example
Wire Mesh Screen Door Guard Available on Amazon (affiliate link)



It's just natural for kids to push on the screen due to their size and pets can wreak havoc jumping and scratching on your screen door. The solution is a door guard. Depending on your specific issue, there are several types to consider.


Screen Door Guard Options

Screen Door Grilles

wire mesh Screen Door Grill Example
Typical Screen Door Grille Protector - available on Amazon (affiliate link)
Many are maintenance-free grille and are made of close weave aluminum mesh along with an extruded aluminum frame.

These are made for both sliding screen doors and swinging screen doors. They are usually made from heavy duty steel or aluminum for longer life. They attach to the door frame, allow air flow, and usually do not detract from the view.

Based on reviews, make sure you purchase one that is well constructed and durable to last a long time. Some issues have been that over time, the grill work bends and has to be replaced. Spending a little extra for added strength may be to your overall benefit.

Although we cannot attest to quality, etc., we did locate heavy duty grills and screening at Quality Screen Co. LLC.

Find lots of Screen Door Grills on Amazon (affiliate link).


Screen Door Push Bars

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Typical Screen Door Push Bar (affiliate link)
Push bars like the one shown above, may fit doors up to 36 inches wide (larger ones may be available). Many can also be reduced in width to fit narrower doors. Usually made from aluminum to resist corrosion.

These may not be a suitable solution for small children as they may not be able to reach the bar.

They attach to the frame and come in a variety of styles and sizes. Some have a single bar while others may have three or four.

Find more Screen Door Push Bar options on Amazon (affiliate link).


Screen Door Shields

Door shields can be used on either solid or screen doors and are mostly designed to keep pets from scratching or tearing the material.


Screen Door Shield with dog on floor
Protects screen or other type door from scratches - available on Amazon (affiliate link)
Screen door shields are yet another option. These are simply magnetic signs that you place on each side of the screen to warn people that the door is closed.


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Screens for Pets

Pet owners, please do not despair. Are you looking for pet guards for screen doors? An option may be a custom pet resistant screen.





Replacement screening for pets (affiliate link) or or larger quantity like this (affiliate link) will keep your dog or cat from tearing the screen and is usually sold by the linear foot.

Something else to consider for pets is a plastic door guard. Almost invisible, they attach with tape and come large enough to accommodate any size door.

These are normally inexpensive and can be found online door guard or at your favorite pet supply store.

Screen door guards and pet guards for screen doors are usually a good investment. We've all seen those sad looking screen doors with the sagging screens, torn edges, and a downright well used look. Take the worry out of your screen door and consider getting a guard to suit your specific needs.

Here are some Amazon screen door related products we found that you might like:


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