Retained Mesh vs Non – Retained Mesh  

When it comes to choosing a retractable screen door, the way the mesh is sitting in the track can be a deciding factor.  The Mirage standard retractable screen door or the 1750 for short, has a mesh that floats in the track.   The reason for a floating mesh is that it allows give on […]

Finding the screen solution to your large opening door

3500 Mirage Large Opening Screen

Do you have a large opening door in your home? Is it a multi-panel sliding door or bi-fold door?  Are you struggling with not completely utilizing your doors?   We know insects are one of the biggest annoyances when it comes to opening your doors. What a shame it is that you feel you need to […]

New Year, New Look for Mirage!

New Year, New Look for Mirage!

Well, here we are 2022! Another year older and another year of learning and growing for Mirage. We are so grateful for where 2021 has taken us in the retractable screen door world.

How to Maintain your Retractable Screen Door

Cleaning your retractable screen door

 Whether you are thinking about purchasing a retractable screen door or you own a retractable screen… Understanding how to maintain your screen means your door will last you years to come. Taking care of your retractable screen is crucial. Here are some things you can do to make sure your screen looks and works like new. 1. […]

Why Retractable Screens in the cool months?

Depending on where you live, the seasons change throughout the year. Its that time of year to pick up a pumpkin spiced treat, throw on a cozy sweater, and sit by the fire. Although it is getting cooler outside, sometimes the air in your home can get stale and doors need to be opened. Many people […]

Retractable Vs. Traditional Screen Doors

When you think of screen doors, most think of those flimsy screen doors that are standard in most homes. They do the job to keep the bugs out but usually are not durable and need replacing consistently. So, what is a retractable screen door you ask? Well, we happen to know this subject very well. They Vanish: Unlike a traditional screen door, […]

6 Steps to Improve Your Indoor Air Quality this Winter

When it gets cold outside we are told to close up the house tight to keep the warm air inside. During the winter though, that warm inside air can feel stuffy and unpleasant and according to Harvard Health can even cause increased allergies and discomfort. Dust mites, pet dander and even mold spores can circulate […]