How to repair a medium-sized hole in a screen
Michele Lee Willson

Fixing Tears

Stuff You'll Need
For small repairs
- Tweezers
- Superglue
- Large sewing needle
- Clear fishing line

For medium to large repairs
- Utility knife
- Replacement screen material
- Adhesive rated for use with your screen material
- Flat-head screwdriver
- Screen spline roller or putty knife
- Screen spline (if necessary)

Step 1:
If damage is more than an inch on a metal screen, you'll want to make a patch. Remove the screen from the window and place it on a flat surface. Use a sharp utility knife to cut out a clean square where the damage is.

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