There are several options for garage screens. Some hang by hook and loop, some are Velcro® mounted with a zippered opening, others are panel and track systems (sliders), you can even find garage screens that go up and down by the simple push of a button. One thing is for certain about all of these systems, none is as practical, simple, easy to use, and durable as the Lifestyle garage screen system.
The Lifestyle is framed with 2" x 2" architectural grade aluminum with a wet painted shell for a durable and consistent finish. The Lifestyle screen runs on maintenance free tracks, independent but similar to your primary garage door tracks. Lifestyle's spring loaded counter-balance system makes it effortless to open and close the screen and eliminates the headache of an electric opener. Lifestyle's optional door-within-a-door feature allows for easy entry and exit. When in use, the Lifestyle screen occupies the same position as your solid garage door. No other garage screen offers Lifestyle's broad range of features. Bottom line is, your search for a garage screen system that will give you many years of trouble free service ends here. Lifestyle is the only garage door screen for you.
It is clear why so many homeowner's associations approve the use of the Lifestyle system while rejecting all other screen systems. When the Lifestyle screen is not in use the neighbors won't even know you have it. When in use, the Lifestyle screen adds to the curb appeal of your home. Lifestyle's optional privacy superscreen meets many homeowner's associations requirement that the garage be closed at all times.
The Lifestyle garage door screen is a fully retractable garage screen door that works with your existing garage door. The Lifestyle features an industry first, fully retractable passage door for ease of entry and exit without having to retract the entire system. The Lifestyle garage screen is fully spring loaded, making opening and closing quick and easy.
Now you can go from garage to a cool, bright, pest-free space in seconds. When you're done enjoying the great outdoors, simply retract your Lifestyle garage screen system and close your garage door as usual. It's just that easy!
Frequently Asked QuestionsHere you will find some of the most frequently asked questions about the Lifestyle garage screen system.
What is the warranty on the Lifestyle garage screen system?
There is a Limited Lifetime warranty covering the parts. Screen mesh is not included in the warranty. The manufacturer does not provide you with a warranty on labor, be sure to discuss this with your installer.
2. Does the Lifestyle screen replace my existing garage door?
No. You will still use your garage door as you normally would. The Lifestyle garage screen system works in conjunction with your existing garage door allowing you to quickly switch between your garage door and your Lifestyle garage screen system. When in use, the Lifestyle garage screen exchanges positions with your garage door.
3. Does the Lifestyle garage screen system work with wind loaded
doors such as those found in Florida and other coastal areas?
Yes, the Lifestyle system works with all wind loaded and hurrricane reinforced doors. However, if your garage door is reinforced with 6" C-channels, you should discuss the changes necessary with your installer.
4. Can you add a locking mechanism to the retractable door?
Yes, the retractable door can be fitted with a locking mechanism at an additional cost. Locking mechanisms are optional.
5. What sizes and colors are available?
Currently, we have 6' wide to 18' wide models and 7', 8', 9' and 10' tall*. The frame is currently available in white, brown and sandstone. * 9' and 10' models available up to 16' width only.
6. I have storage over my garage doors now. Can the Lifestyle
garage screen and my garage door go down so I can access it?
Yes, you will want to open your garage door, roll your Lifestyle garage screen down until it touches the floor, leaving it "kicked back" from the jamb. Then simply disconnect your garage door from the opener with the safety disconnect cord and gently roll the garage door down until it rests on the Lifestyle frame. (Please refer to the pictures to the side of this question.)
7. How much clearance will I lose from my existing garage door
opening when the Lifestyle is installed?
Typically, you will not lose more than 1.75" of clearance.
8. How much does the Lifestyle garage screen system cost?
As the manufacturer, we do not quote prices. Please contact us and we will put you in touch with a dealer in your area.
9. What is the difference in airflow between the standard 18x14
fiberglass screen and the optional screen material?
You will get approximately 10% more airflow with the standard screen (58%) above optional screen materials (48% airflow).
10. Can I install my Lifestyle garage screen system myself?
Yes. Your local dealer is authorized to sell directly to consumers for self installation. We recommend watching the installation videos first by visiting the Installation Video Page.
11. What is the upgraded screen mesh made of?
The upgraded Lifestyle screen uses a mesh made of pvc coated polyester. The weave pattern is 17x20 and both the charcoal and white are good for customers looking for an extremely strong mesh. Only the white mesh functions as a privacy screen the charcoal does not. FYI, the standard mesh is made of fiberglass in an 18x14 weave pattern similar to that used in window screens.
12. Will the LifestyleScreen work on a low headroom garage door? ( double horizontal
TheLifestyle screen will not work on low headroom applications. Low headroom garage doors are typically found in basement garages. They are typically identified by two tracks on the horizontal. Your local dealer will verify this for you.