The new product sheets have arrived fresh off the printer. There are new sheets for all four of Stoett’s core products: StowAway™ for doors, PanoramaLite™ for wide horizontal openings, Panorama™ for extra wide horizontal openings, and the Panorama™ Clear Vinyl product for extra wide openings without the breeze. Yes, they are succinct, visually inviting, and ready for architects, homeowners, and […]
Press Release Stoett Industries, Inc. of Ohio Purchases New Facility Stoett Industries, Inc., parent company of Stoett Retractable Screens and Libart North America, has moved into a 70,000 square foot facility in Hicksville, Ohio, doubling the square footage of its previous facility in Defiance, Ohio.
Patio Shading Options: Screens, Blinds, Shades, and Awnings So, what are all the competing options for patio shading? There is quite a few. But, let’s define what type of opening we are looking to cover. A patio opening, by my definition, is an opening on the exterior of a home with columns, pillars, or the actual building itself on […]
It’s a Grabby Handle This is a new standard. A high standard. Stoett Industries is proud to announce this new solid aluminum D Handle now standard on all StowAway™ door products. They are solid, rock hard aluminum that make pulling and using your screen much easier.
Gallinippers, Cicadas, and Kudzus, Oh My! Ever had mosquito issues in your back yard because of the river nearby? Or maybe boxelder bugs taking over every square inch of your house (like in Utah during fall 2012)? Maybe even the kudzu bugs in North Carolina crowding your outdoor space? I know the nuisance of them. Ugh. But what about […]
With 12 Standard Colors and Paintable Wood to Match ANY Door Their beauty is in their slimness, ability to adapt, and their inconspicuous protection. That sounds like an introduction to a documentary about lizards, but it’s not! It’s about retractable door screens. The simple but durable product can be installed after-the-fact in many door cases. It makes sense for […]
Arizona may have an excruciating hot and dry summer climate, but they can still use their retractable door screens during the milder ends of that season. With limited backyard space often being the case, opening up the doors for air and gaining some of the outdoors is certainly desired for residents. And placing such a high value on outdoor activity […]
The next time you’re in Cincinnati, be sure to stop at the City Barbeque on Eastgate. But don’t ask about their award-winning barbeque sauce, because they won’t give away their secret recipe. No way! However, ask them about the retractable screens they had installed in their restaurant, and they’re likely to spill the beans!
Retractable Vinyl Panorama Shades for Architectural openings and windows This porch near Rehoboth Beach in Delaware was made for outdoor living, for being outside every chance they get, for getting as much sunshine and fresh air as possible. It is used nearly year-round, sometimes even opened in the winter when nature surprises this beach community with a 70 degree afternoon.
It’s interesting how you can add a few items to an empty or neglected living space and it is suddenly transformed into a place you’ll want to hang out. Add a television and a few pictures of sports figures to a ho-hum garage and you suddenly have a “man cave” where the guys will want to hang out and watch […]
Before the paint dried on Tom’s dream home, an elegant abode that offered a commanding view of a wide river, he decided there was one more thing he couldn’t do without: custom retractable screens for a large second floor porch that would provide an unobstructed view of the river while keeping the insects out.
What’s the big deal about cross ventilation? Well, it’s not a big deal. It’s probably not the first reason someone is interested in a retractable screen, but it sure is a lovely side benefit. Cross ventilation is where cool air clears out warm air from a structure and at the same time also clears out indoor pollutants. If done frequently, […]