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What is a Retractable Screen Door?
The original name for this type of screen was disappearing screen door which highlights the primary benefit in that you only see the door screen when it is in use. ​Retractable screen doors are designed to not interfere with your regular door function. The retractable screen easily extends from the housing and is held in place by a magnetic latch. The door screen easily retracts with the help of a spring-loaded roller tube that is built into the unit housing.

Is the Mirage Retractable Screen Door Durable?
Mirage Retractable Screens are virtually free from service calls, from day to day, and from year to year. Unlike other flimsy and mediocre quality retractable door screen brands. See the comparison

Do Mirage Retractable Screens work on any door?
Yes! We can custom fit almost any type or size of door or door opening including in-swing and out-swing doors. You will be glad to know that Mirage Screens also work on French (double) doors as well as sliding glass patio doors. We can custom install your new Mirage retractable screen door up to 9 feet high and up to and four feet wide (or 8 feet wide for a French door).

​How do I fix a Mirage Retractable Screen door if someone walks into it?
One of the main benefits to a Mirage Retractable Screen is the fact that the door is hardly noticed when retracted or in use. This easthetic appeal at times means a guest may not be aware of its presence and walk into it. If this has happened to your screen follow these instructions to get it tracking properly again. If your screen mesh has torn then it can be rescreenened and is a fairly simple process. To eliminate future occurrences of this type consider applying a decorative decal to the screen mesh so that it will be noticed. Mirage has several designs of decorative decals to solve occurrences of this type.

​Do Mirage Retractable Screen Doors require cleaning and maintenance?
Everything requires some maintenance. Fortunately the Mirage Retractable Screen Doors require minimal maintenance to keep them running smoothly. Follow these simple cleaning instructions.Ask about our periodic cleaning and service plans if you would like to schedule this service to be performed by one of our technicians.

Does the Retractable Screen Door stay closed when a pet or person brushes up against it?
Yes! With our secure Super Magnet latch system that is 3 times stronger than our competitor latches, you can be sure that the Mirage retractable screen door will stay closed. The Mirage Super Magnet latch is anti-corrosive, unlike any other competitor screen system, which means no more rust.

Will a Mirage Retractable Screen Door slam shut?
Mirage offers an optional Slow Closing devise which is installed internally on our screens which closes the door slowly if you should let go of the handle. It is very important that the tracks on the doors installed with slow closers be regularly cleaned because obstructions will keep it from closing on its own. See our cleaning process that will keep your doors running smoothly.

Can I replace my sliding patio screen door with a Mirage Retractable Screen?
Most definitely! This is a popular alternative to rickety patio screen doors. The Mirage retractable screen is installed on the stationary panel in the center of the door. When you need the screen door in place simply pull the retractable screen door out to cover the opening. When not in use, simply retract the door screen and it won’t obstruct your view or get in your way!

Can I install a Mirage Retractable Screen on the door between my garage and house?
This too, is a popular screen option. In most cases this is superior to having a traditional screen door. Rather than having to open both the door and the screen door, the Mirage Screen Door retracts when not in use. This means you only have to open one door while balancing your load of groceries. This is the practical solution that makes sense!

How do I install a Mirage Retractable Screen door?
All Mirage Retractable Screen Doors are custom made and professional installed by our technicians. Along with this professional installation you have a limited lifetime warranty.  Our screen specialists who take care of the customization and installation are an important part of our buying process!

How long does it take to install a Mirage Retractable Screen?
Since there are numerous variables to each door opening each door screen is custom made for each specific application. Times will vary based on the customization required.

How will the retractable screen be installed and where exactly?
Along with some basic information on your application, such as in swing or out swing existing doors there are other considerations such as existing jamb type, existing sill type.  Additionally, there is a range in quality of construction that means variations to how we must adapt our installation to compensate for these variations, this often requires an in home consultation.  The good news is that all these considerations are included in our professional installation and are supported by a limited lifetime warranty.

What is the Mirage Retractable Screen Door warranty like?
Mirage proudly offers a full one-year warranty on parts and labor and a limited lifetime warranty on all parts under normal use. Please note that the screen mesh and speed reducer products are specifically excluded from the warranty. Please visit our Warranty page for more details or speak with your local dealer.

Do Mirage Retractable Screen Doors help reduce the cost of air conditioning?
Yes! Mirage Screen Doors are designed to boost the flow of fresh air into the home, which naturally cools your home. This is a great “green” energy efficient alternative to running costly air conditioning units. Remember, a better ventilated home not only reduces your air conditioning bill but also makes you and your family more comfortable.