FAQs About Retractable Screen Doors

This is a simple riddle even for people who aren’t adept at solving them: How do you let a cool breeze inside, maintain a clear view of the outdoors and keep bugs and pests at bay – all at an affordable price?

With a retractable screen door from All Seasons Retractable Screens of California, the industry-leading manufacturer of retractable screen doors and shades. If you’re looking for retractable screen doors for sale in the Southern – California area, it might help to know our retractable screen doors are well-suited for:

  • Front doors
  • Sliding glass doors
  • Back doors
  • French doors (and double French doors)
  • Patio doors
  • Doors and other large openings in condominiums, town homes and other multi-family areas governed by strict rules that might prohibit permanent screens but readily sanction retractable screen doors because they do not alter the look of a property

While adding a retractable screen door to your home can enhance your enjoyment, you’re smart to ask questions about this attractive, low-maintenance addition. As you begin your search for the very best retractable screen doors for sale, begin with the questions All Seasons hears most often.

All Seasons invites all questions, are retractable screen doors and “sliders” one and the same?

A retractable screen door is installed in a doorway so the door can remain open while fresh air flows through the screen. Contained in a housing unit, the screen door slides back and forth horizontally along a track. With a quick pull, the screen door easily slides open to let people cross the threshold from indoors to out (and back again).

Many people refer to these screen doors as “sliders”, which makes sense because they do slide from one side to another. But technically, they are known as retractable screen doors. Either way, don’t feel funny about asking for clarification; the experts at All Seasons will know exactly what you mean.

You might have other questions about the retractable screen doors for sale at All Seasons. The other ones we hear most often include:

Q: I have several doors in my home that could benefit from a retractable screen door. But one looks like it needs a screen that slides from left to right and the other from right to left. Can All Seasons accommodate both orientations?

A: Absolutely. All Seasons installs retractable doors made for both right- and left-hand applications.

Q: How do I know for sure All Seasons has a retractable screen door that will fit my particular door opening?

A: Most builders create door openings in standard sizes. However All Seasons offers doors in a variety of sizes, so we are able to accommodate most openings with ease. To be certain, schedule a consultation with us so we can measure your door opening.

Q: I love my neighbor’s retractable screen door, but it occasionally gets stuck. How do I know mine won’t?

A: There is usually an easily – identifiable reason (or reasons) why a retractable door refuses to slide open smoothly. The number one reason is usually because of dirt or debris in the track. All Seasons provides its customers with care instructions to ensure smooth operation of its retractable screen doors.

To learn how the finest retractable screen doors available can improve the quality of your home, call All Seasons for an in-home consultation at 714-332-6060. Our durable, high quality screen doors are available in a variety of colors, designs and styles.

See what some of our clients have to say!


"Larry came out and gave us an estimate and was very knowledgable about his product. We acquired two quotes and Larry had the best price, and did not bad mouth any of his competitors. We contacted him the next week and made a down payment, and he ordered the screens and came back out a couple of weeks later and did the installation himself. Everything went as he said and the screens look and work great."

"I had a retractable screen installed on my front door. (Double doors).

No problems arose"

"I just wanted to tell you how professional Alfonso was when he installed my doors. He was so considerate and made sure to clean up after himself. Everyone I have come in contact with at your company has been so great and professional. Thank you!!"