This back patio room overlooking the placid pool was the perfect place to relax in the evenings away from the bugs without compromising breeze, sounds, or view. This homeowner wanted to utilize that room and blur indoor/outdoor environments with screens. The room has three sets of French doorways and this homeowner had the option of two StowAway™ door screens to […]
Retractable Screens Can Help to Reduce Solar Heat Gain During Hot Months I didn’t care as much about solar heat gain and reducing it in the summer months until we recently had a power outage for over a week in the Midwest. I think the outage caused people to think more about blocking the sun out to reduce heat gain […]
It seems that the trend of outdoor living isn’t going anywhere, but is rising quickly in popularity and in product offerings. There is an entire world of outdoor living companies, from pavers to outdoor kitchens to elaborate swimming pools. The National Association of Realtors had published a survey earlier this year talking about this trending area with landscape architects. Some […]
Screen porches are awesome for everything. I mean everything: reading books, naps, evening dinners, a play area for kids, hanging out next to the pool, you name it. I could spend all day outside in a screened-in porch environment; there’s something charming about it. Maybe it has a lake cottage feel to it and that takes me back to the […]
Stoett Retractable Screens offers products with motorization and manual operation. So, what’s the difference in operation? What products can be motorized?
I recently went to Cincinnati, Ohio to visit some of our screen customers and get their perspective of the product and capture some photos of what they do with it. I wanted to understand more of why people say “I love my screens”, as I didn’t get what they could LOVE about their screens, being new to the industry.
SportScreen Retractable Screens for Toy Haulers by Stoett and Their Amateur Motocross Sponsorship One of the original products in the Stoett retractable screen product line was the SportScreen™ for toy haulers and RV rigs. These screens are the most installed in that industry, capturing approximately 85% of that market’s screens. This is most certainly attributed to the product quality, with […]
Stoett Industries manufactures its line of individually custom-ordered screens with local talent and vendors. The process goes like this…
During my recent trip to Cincinnati to visit some of our screen customers, I noticed many people used the area under their 2nd story back deck to install screens. The space was perfect for mounting screens underneath and sealing off the patio area. Two of the three residences I visited had this type of setup for their retractable screen area.
Why do people get retractable screens? What is the difference between that and having a screened-in porch or a screen door? What’s the benefit of screening off an area with retractable screens? These are some things I had to get answered if I was going to be part of a retractable screen company. After a trip to Cincinnati to visit […]