How to repair a screen
Michele Lee Willson

Larger Holes

For large holes or tears that are longer than a few inches in fiberglass mesh-type screening, you'll want to replace the whole piece of screen fabric.

Step 1:
Lay the screen on a flat work surface. Use the flat-head screwdriver to pry up the spline that runs around the perimeter of the frame, holding the fabric in place. Remove the old spline and the screen fabric.

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