These are instructions for custom screens with 6 strap attachments:
First of all, these screens are meant to be installed on a
smooth interior trailer wall, because of the way the strap loops have to be
installed with screws.
SCREENS: You will need to measure at least 1 1/2" than the the height & width of the
opening of the window, from the INSIDE. The nylon "frame" is 1 1/2" inches, and should not cover the window opening, for maximum ventilation.Take into consideration that the strap loops (hardware) will need another 1/2" of space next to the screen.
Take into consideration where the divider, tie loops, or slant
wall may be. The position of the strap loops can be different for each window,
depending on where you have room to install them. Keep your notes or even better, draw diagrams.
When you receive your new screens, tape them up with masking tape & install the strap loops right next to the edge of the screens where the straps are located. The screens are designed to be tight, so they won’t flap in the wind & the horse can’t mess with them. The Velcro straps fasten to themselves on the outside of the screen, so the horse has nothing to mess with.
REPLACEMENT SCREENS: You will order replacement screens if you already have the 6 strap loops installed on the smooth inside wall of your trailer, 3 to a side or 3 each on the top & bottom. Just tell us what the measurement of each replacement screen is & we will duplicate them for you.
These screens will NOT be enlarged, so we want the exact
measurement of the existing screens.
screen measurement process is a little tricky! Sometimes the screens were installed incorrectly. This is your opportunity to get them right. The screen edge should be right next to the inside edge of the strap loops, for maximum strap strength.
If the strap loops are on the sides: The height of the screen is taken from the strap loops on the sides. Measure from the top of the flat area on the top strap loop to the bottom of the flat area of the strap loop on the bottom. For the width, measure from side to side, just inside the strap loops, with the tape pulled tight.
If the strap loops are on the top & bottom: the height of the screen is measured from just under the top loop to just above the bottom loop, with the tape pulled tight. The width is taken from the top or bottom row of strap loops. Measure from the outside edge of the flat area on the left strap loop to the flat outside edge of the strap loop on the right.
These are instructions for custom screens with 4 grommets/ one in each corner:
NEW SCREENS: You will need to measure at least 1 1/2" than the the height & width of the opening of the window, from the INSIDE. The nylon "frame" is 1 1/2" inches wide, and should not cover the window opening, for maximum ventilation.
Screens with grommets are less expensive & can be fastened in a variety of ways. The best application is to have the screens stretched as tight as possible over the window opening. Otherwise, the equine will be tempted to play with the screen & try to get his nose out. If you already have a fastening system installed, like double-sided snaps, take advantage of that. Otherwise, you can use a screw in each corner of the grommet & fasten with a zip tie. Just fold the end behind the screen for safety.
REPLACEMENT SCREENS: This is your chance to correct any mistakes you think might have happened with the previous screens. They may have been too small or too loose.
Questions? Call us! 844.296.5006