It’s a great product when completed, with a very good seal…….The instructions are the right way to do it, don’t be tempted to assemble on the ground – hanging the netting and pushing the locking border on ensures the size and fit are right and you can adjust as you go……We have had aluminium screens before, and these are much better.
Super Easy To Self Install, High Quality Magnetic Fly Screen For Windows
Magnetic Window Screen | Magnetic Insect Screens For Windows
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A magnetic insect screen that you can easily self install & custom fit to your window
The DIY magnetic window screen kit smartly attaches to your window via a supplied self adhesive magnetic strip (included in every kit) which is applied fully around your window frame.
Available in x2 mesh options
- Standard Mesh – suitable for all insects, flies and mosquitos
- Midge Mesh – also suitable for all insects, flies and mosquitos – but has a tighter weave that will also prevent Midges (what are Midges? – click here)
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Order the frame size that is slightly larger than the window you want to screen – you are able to easily cut the frame to fit (with a cutting blade or strong scissors – no tradesman tools required).
Magnetic fly screens can be custom adapted to fit windows of all types and sizes, simply and easily.
DURABLE & LONG LASTING
Magnetic insect screens are far less bulky & obtrusive compared with traditional aluminium frame fly screens
The DIY magnetic window screen is installed onto your window via a “permanently temporary” magnetic strip so that it does not affect your existing window frame and is especially designed to blend into the background so it is principally invisible from a small distance.
This effective low cost (cheap!) window screen allows you to have a high quality of life without the worry of mosquitoes, lizards or other insects in your house. It is easy to remove for cleaning (just spray/clean with water and detergent).
If you have double hung or casement windows and are scratching your head about what is the best DIY fly screen solution to protect your family and house from those irritating, dirty and potentially disease carrying insects – DIY magnetic insect screens are the ideal solution.
Magnetic fly screens can be custom adapted to fit windows of all types and sizes, simply and easily.
They are very durable and flexible making them not only easy to clean but also easy to use and potentially store away when not required (eg during those winter months).
Finger tabs on the bottom corners of each magnetic fly screen enable you to pull the screen away from the window.
The magnetic insect screen flexes easily out of the way providing you unhindered access to open and close your windows, just let the corner tab go and it will simply snap back into place.
The flexible PVC frame of the magnetic insect screen is far less bulky and obtrusive compared with traditional aluminium framed fly screens.
“On older homes where no 2 windows are the same size and sometimes out of square also, magnetic screens are ideal because they are individually measured to fit with millimetre accuracy to ensure that they fit perfectly.”
The overall effect of having slimline frames and the fly screens being easily DIY custom fitted to individual windows results in a very tidy and professional looking finish that often gives a lifting effect on a room. They are the perfect addition to any home.
Magnetic flyscreens have been around for many years and like any product, there are better quality models and brands and then there is the rest.
Contact us today and one of our experienced staff will be in touch to provide you with a no obligation free quote and answer any questions you may have about DIY magnetic flyscreens.
How To Install A Window Magnetic Insect Screen
- Measure your window
- Apply the magnetic strip around your window frame (this is a 3M self adhesive product & is very strong)
- Cut your screen to size and build the screen (see the Build Your Screen In 6 Easy Steps guide below) (the mesh is secured to the screen by using a grooved magnetic strip – pretty ingenious)
- Attach the now magnetised screen to the magnetic strip around your window
- Enjoy your open window and let air in to your house without any bugs, flies, spiders or mosquitoes
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We currently only accept credit card payments, PayPal & Crypto currency. More payment methods will be added in the future.
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What are your delivery options and how long will it take?
- AUSTRALIA: Free delivery, 5-7 days
- Other countries:Free delivery, 5-7 days
Do I get a receipt for my order?
You will be sent a receipt for your order by email after payment is made. You will also receive a confirmation email with a tracking number once your item has been shipped.
Do you have a shop location?
How do I know if my order has been shipped?
Once your order is shipped, it will be marked as complete in our database and you will receive a confirmation email with a tracking number.
I haven't received my order yet! Is it lost?
If you have any concerns with your order, please contact our support team by email and they will be glad to assist you. Most emails are answered within 1 business day.
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Have A Question Before Buying?
Magnetic Window Fly Screens
Can I try out the insect screens one window at a time?
In fact, we encourage you to do so. We know that when you try out the effectiveness of our screens by buying only 1-2 units for those windows where mosquitoes (and other insects) enter your house – you will absolutley love them and will want to install these screens on every window.
Or order a cutaway screen sample – https://simplescreen.net.au/product/magnetic-fly-screen-sample
What is the screen made of?
Answer: The screen is made of durable and quality materials, that are hardly visible (aesthetics), that do not rust or shrink and are washable.
It comprises of:-
The fly screen mesh is Phiferglass, standard 18 X 16 (thread count per square inch) mesh insect screening, and is woven from permanent glass yarn, coated with a protective vinyl to ensure lasting beauty, color and flexibility. It is produced under the most exacting conditions to meet extremely rigid specifications. Phiferglass is noncombustible and will not rust, corrode or stain. Dark Phiferglass screens offer the best outward visibility of the product line.
The frame is made from flexible (1/2 inch | 12.5mm wide) PVC strips that is very durable and has a professional finished appearance (vs cheaper “recycled” plastics with impurity that is brittle and matt)
Long-lasting and made from a new-generation of permanent magnetic powder. The screen is held and secured together using a grooved magnetic stripe which interlocks into the window frame whilst securing the flyscreen mesh to the screen.
One of the magnetised strips (you get x2 – one that is attached to the frame – the second which is attached to your window frame) is equipped with a 3M adhesive tape for strong adhesion to your window.
This magnetic strip can adhere to any smooth surface including aluminium alloy, steel, wood, glass and others. Ideal for rental properties the magnetic strip attached to your window can tear off without leaving any sticky traces. The 3M adhesive tape is attached to your window frame to provide a substrate so that the magnetic wire mesh window frame can stick to the window.
Is it easy to install?
Yes, it is.
There is no need for any tradesman equipment or tools. Every boxed set of magnetic insect screens comes with detailed instructions (including video instructions) that you can easily follow.
It should take about 15-20mins to set up each screen.
First timers may take a little longer to measure, cut, assemble the flyscreen and then install onto the frame. But rest assured that with some practice and confidence, following installations will take much less time to complete.
We do recommend you spend considerable time ensuring your existing window (frame area) is free of dust & oil. This will ensure that the magnetic strip secures to your window frame well which will in turn keep the flyscreen firmly attached.
For ease of setup, use a good and clear working floor space where you can easily lay down the flyscreen frame as you do the set up.
Do you provide an installation service?
The DIY kit for our screens is extremely easy-to-install, you can find the installation video here.
With that said we do understand that some people prefer to engage hassle-free installation service.
We recommend a great online service called Airtasker. Simply order your screens online here and when they arrive co-ordinate a local handyman from Airtasker to come and fit them for you.
Is the size of the screens fixed? I only see set sizes on your website
No – our magnetic insect screens can be easily customized (ie cut to fit any window size)– at the time of installation.
The custom fitting of the screen to your specific window is done when installing by cutting the PVC frame to a size to fit your window.
We recommend you buy a one of the screen sizes slightly larger than the window you wish to install it on – so you can cut the frame to size.
To help you save money & to minimize waste, we provide x3 standard sizes that you can buy – which match closely average window sizes across the globe.
Will it fit my window?
Answer: YES…. These screens can be fitted on any window frame.
It is suitable for most window types: sliding, push-out casement, louvres.
The screen affixes to your window frame using a strong 3M adhesive. This adhesive can attach to all types of surfaces, including: aluminum alloy, PVC, plastic, wood, steel etc
How do I measure me window so I know the size of flyscreen is best for my window?
For the detailed way of taking measurements, see the photo & detailed method on our product page here.
The idea is that you measure your existing window using the method shown and then choose the next closest size to buy. For example, if your window size is 112cm x 95cm, choose 120cm x 100cm (= model 1210).
What colour is the flyscreen mesh?
Answer: Whilst the mesh is a dark colour …. it is completely see through and does not interrupt the natural flow of light coming through your window.
Will the magnetic strip be effective over long periods time?
The ferromagnetic rubber magnet will not lose its magnetism and shape under normal home use conditions.
Our magnets are manufactured to world class quality. The adhesives used to stick the ferromagnetic rubber magnet to the window frame is from a the leading 3M company.
How long will the screen last?
Our screens are manufactured to last for more than 10 years under normal use. The 3m magnetic strips are guaranteed for life.
If for any reasons any of the other parts faulter (eg. mesh is torn), you can easily buy a replacement part from us without having to fully replace the window screen.
We have readily available accessories for all of our screens which allow you to make minor repairs easily when/if required.
Will ventilation of brightness of my house be affected by the screens?
No it will not
The grey/charcoal colored window mesh appears invisible from any distance further than a few feet.
This is the primary reason we do not make the mesh out of other colours (example: white, green).
If you allow the window mesh to become very dusty (after a few months of use), you will see a film of on it.
To return it back to its original (new looking) condition – simply remove the screen and wash it (see how to wash your screen tip in this set of FAQ’s)
For ventilation of your space, normal airflow is not affected by the newly installed screens and air will be able to move freely in and out of your house.
In fact, this is the one of the main reasons why our customers install our screens: in an effort to keep the windows open (allowing airflow) while keeping the mosquitoes, lizards, flying cockroaches and other creepy crawlies out.
Can I make multiple screens from x1 big screen?
Answer: Check the sizings of your smaller windows. The general answer is yes (but you have to request more corner pieces from us – which we are happy to provide)
Is your screen better than the cheaper velcro versions?
You have probably heard the saying “you get what you pay for”. This applies if ever you decide to purchase a cheap velcro flyscreen.
A number of our customers have commented to us that they initially purchased the velcro-based insect screens.
Here is some of the things they said about velcro based window screens……
- “An absolute waste of money. Came with no real directions, and the weird knobby “tape” stopped sticking after 24 hours! A useless product. Too bad I got so mad about it not working that I threw it away, now I can’t return it 🙁 “
- The adhesive on the Velcro would not stick to the window frame. We bought it for three windows, two of which were in the sun and one that is in constant shade. It was obvious that the adhesive on the ones in the sun was melting and would not stick. The one in the shade lasted a little while longer and then fell off also. I might mention that we live in Texas and the high is often 90 degrees or above.
- It is basically a piece of mesh fabric you can get from a fabric store for Halloween costume and a roll of double sided tape – all shipped all the way from China which you can easily buy from a store
- The product did not do what it was advertised for.. the fabric pulled away every time the wind blew. Need to improve the anchoring system..
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How do I clean the screen?
Cleaning is very easy and simple.
It is an idea to wash your new window screen once every 1-2 months or even more if you find the mesh is dusty..
The way to clean your screen is by placing your screen against the wall or even hang it on a clothesline, and simply hose it down with water.
Alternatively, you can use a soft sponge or cloth, with some gentle detergent.
After washing simply let the screen drip dry.
General cleaning of your Magnetic Window screen will not affect the magnetism.
Some of our customers also like to quickly vacuum the screen while it is still on the window. This works well also!
What is the wind clip / holding clip installed on the window screen for?
Every screen we supply comes complete with a set of wind/holding clips.
They should be set up at the upper one-third of the installed screen.
The function of the wind holding clips is to securely hold the screen in place when you are lifting the screen open from the bottom to access your window.
Can the screen be magnetically attached to a metal car frame (like van rear doors) without gluing any magnetic strips to car?
Answer: If the metal is one of the magnet attractable metals, then yes. Magnet attractable metals are: Iron, cobalt, nickel and their alloys, ferrite, etc. Most car frames can be attracted by magnet, thus you don’t need to glue magnetic strip to your car.
Can I use the window screen to keep my cat safe at home?
Yes you can!
In fact many of our customers install these screens to keep their cats safe.
For this purpose, they only install the mesh on those windows where their cats like to look at. This is a very cost effective way of using our window mesh.
Our customers who adopted their cats from the various shelters confirm that our window screen mesh is accepted by their fosterers.
Our screens are ideal for those owners who need to keep their cat safe in highrise buildings & condo’s.
Please also check out our special cat mesh product:- https://simplescreen.net.au/product/window-mesh-for-cats
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Fantastic service and a great product which makes it much less of a chore when window cleaning time arrives
Jonathan D. –
Easy to install and happy with the product. I would suggest that you pack the white frame strips in a vertical manner and not curled into a circle. I found it quite difficult to straighten them out for the frame
Keri Baldwin –
Arrived 2 days after placing order. Easy to install & excellent solution to our problem, ie, old house with outward opening window. Thank you
unlike aluminium screens which never fit property, these totally seal around the window leaving no space for bugs to get in
Matt M. –
It’s a great product when completed, with a very good seal. One has to be careful to get the size right before assembling, and it’s pays to measure twice and cut once, so to speak. The instructions are the right way to do it, don’t be tempted to assemble on the ground – hanging the netting and pushing the locking border on ensures the size and fit are right and you can adjust as you go. We left it a bit loose in places so that it could stay on when the windows are closed and the netting could bulge around the latches. We have had aluminium screens before, and these are much better.
It is hard to find a slide door fly screen size 120 x 240 in the market, the good news is, they have a wide range of sizes. Fast delivery and good value for money.
Craig A. –
The screens are a great product, perfect for my tilt-n-turn windows for which there was no other viable option. Also, customer service is SUPERB and highly cooperative. I made a miscalculation on my window sizes and the company was extremely helpful and reasonable when I asked for help. I almost never write reviews, but BOTH the product and the service are exceptional.
Jamie Atelier –
Great DIY window screen kit solution…..
We recently moved to a new home that has a number of casement windows with no screens. This wouldn’t be a problem, except that whenever we open our windows we almost instantly attract flies and insects. After doing a bit of research, it seemed like most of our options were going to be pricey with custom window screens needed to be made.
But then we stumbled across these DIY window screens, and are happy we did! I installed each screen in about 20 minutes. So far, they’re all holding up well. Although we haven’t tried to remove the magnetic strip that’s stuck to the window frame, the screen itself is easy to remove and reattach if needed.
Best of all, they work a treat – we can open the windows without having flies and insects invade our space. Definitely recommended for casement windows.
I was very happy with this product. I am a women and the product was easy enough for me to assemble and install on my own without the help of a handy man. The design is simple and effective. Also, it can be opened exactly as shown on the picture.The advantage of this product over fixed Musquito windows is 1. Price 2. No holes 3. Can be removed in the winter months when there are no Musquitos (sic) so that the view is unobstructed.
Stevie Bettler –
Good for large windows, extreme fast delivery
John Greytwilder –
We ordered 2 window magnetic screens, ordering was easy, very easy to install, the instructions pamphlet that comes with the product was a perfect way of getting it correct the first time.
They look great and keep all unwanted insects out. Would use this product again.
Would highly recommend
I requested a sample first to make sure they would fit for my windows. So far my experience with your company, and the sample has been great. I fully intend to make a full purchase sooner than later!
Donna Hughes –
I love the new screens. They were easy to fit and I ordered a second set after I had fitted the first 3 windows…………
Ingrid Spiceman –
Fast delivery, easy to put together and very well packed. I’m thrilled with the brown colour as it matches my bronze aluminium window frames. I’ve got security stays in the window frames and it’s life changing to be able to leave the windows open at night and not get any mosqitoes in.
We were very pleased with the 4 magnetic screens that you supplied. This was far cheaper than the quote we received to have them constructed for us. We did need to make and paint some 10mm wooden frames to enable us to fit the screens inside the existing casement windows but this only took a couple of hours, looks really professional and was a fabulous cost effective solution.
Having rented in a home with only casement windows (windows with mounted cranks) for close to 10 years, I have always been constantly frustrated with being unable to open the windows without the fear of insects invading the house. With the arrival of our first baby earlier this year I was determined to find a solution. My mother suggested magnetic flyscreens and with a short search I found this site.
I cannot overstate how life-changing these screens have been! I was not sure how they would fit as we have very large (close to 1.4×1.3m windows in every room of the house) but the ability to easily lift up the bottom edge of the frame and open the windows to let in a fresh breeze or to cool the house down on a hot summer night has been utterly HEAVENLY!
The package arrived very quickly (less than 7 business days), instructions were clearly arranged with helpful diagrams and warning to ensure the glue didn’t come of the magnetic strips, and after our first careful install we had the others done in a matter of an hour.
I bought 3 with the intent of putting them in the most important rooms for ventilation (baby’s room, living room, master bedroom) but I will be buying more in the near future to finish the house. Thank you for your life-changing product!
Taliya Philip –
I love the screens! Easy to put together and easy to use… Great value for money…would highly recommend these screens.
Very satisfied with my new insect screens and the speed of delivery after ordering. Excellent product and service – highly recommend to others.
We saw this product in Europe and came back and found it…….. It took us about 15 minutes to assemble……. Works perfectly on our window, seals nicely all around the frame. We are happy it worked, save us some money from custom made.
This product works well……. Note to buyer: be very careful about measuring. I ended up making my screen 1/2 an inch too small and have to start over entirely with a new kit to cut the right size out of the mesh and pvc/magnets (not the product’s fault, but mine).
Peter Grame –
Very responsive in messages. will order again
Carlos Petricellie –
Prompt response from seller for custom made size. Package took only 7 days to arrive. Instructions were easy to follow.
Drew White –
Very good quality mesh, and very good service overall
Mike Anderson –
Perfect. Very easy to install. Extremely happy with our finished result.
Lindsie Williams –
Product as described, fast shipping and a recommended type of insect screen
Sean Sebastian –
Very pleased with the finish and strength of the screens. I’d recommend using a hair dryer to straighten the PVC Frame during installation, as it is coiled during shipment. Just a minute of hot air will do the trick.
Customer service doesn’t get any better. They’re fast, efficient and the product is a great value. I ordered screen kits for every window in my house!
Screens are great. We will be ordering another two sets in the very near future
……I must commend you on amazing service.
Thank you and Kind Regards
M. Kennedy –
We’ve bought 6 fly screen kits……FYI we love the screens, best things we’ve bought.
Thanks very much. Great transaction
I bought 2 magnetic screens. They are good easy to install.
Customer service was good.
Keith Heddeby –
Very satisfied with this product. Easy to assemble and was great for my windows of which some were over 100 years old and add sizes
Aurora Golding –
Easy to assemble, Fast delivery to New Zealand. Great for those pesky sandflys.
Simba Stenson –
We are living in a rental property so to be able to put screens on the windows, that are affordable and do not cause make any permanent marks on the window themselves if amazing. Easy to assemble, we are very happy and they were delivered in only a couple of days. Fantastic, thank you.
Mina Goodwin –
It took awhile to buy one. I wasn’t sure if it would be any good. We tried out one and it was so easy to put up, we love it so much.
JJ Hemsworth –
Excellent service and product
Really easy to assemble. Great product. Super happy.
Best value of money I have spent for a long time
Sheena Einston –
Great service and very happy with the quality and function of the product.
Easy to install and it enabled me to solve my own problem with no tradies being needed.
The instructions were simple to follow and I found it easy to assemble.
Bruce Wilder –
We have received the screens and they are all in…..Thank you they are great and easy to assemble.
Jacqueline Ashworth –
i just wanted to let you know that the 2nd package has arrived safely, in less than a week, just as you said, so thank you……..Thank you very much for your excellent customer service.
Rolly Wintterbottom –
We are very happy with our magnetic fly screen. Easy to install, well priced, and it has prevented us from getting bitten!!
Excellent service. Very quick to reply to questions. Bit time consuming to put together, but simple. Very effective bug screen
Margaret Marano –
Very happy with the magnetic screen, seals really well. A great improvement on old metal sliding screens. Arrived very quickly from order and exactly as ordered. I choose the white frame, it is a little creamy against my pure white sills, but still happy with the product
So easy to install and looks like a professional job
Delivery very prompt
Would recommend this company and their product
Linda Cragg –
I ordered Velcro but got magnetic ones it did not matter though they are fabulous so easy to fit. Very quick delivery and responses to my endless questions – very happy thank you
Ordered a magnetic window kit in Sept 21, received within the week. I found this site as a fluke, and am super happy with the result. Easy to install and looks as good as any other flyscreen in the house. I’m now looking at other windows where I can replace broken mesh with this. To top it off, I love the fact that you can remove the screen at any time. Finally, value for money is 10/10.
I have only installed one of the three magnetic screens I purchased but am already planning to get more. I am installing on old hopper windows and had to first install some aluminium angle to bring the screen out past the handle, so that was the worst part. They work incredibly well and look very neat. I was also impressed with the speed of the delivery. Many thanks to your company!
Excellent products and prompt delivery. I requested extra corner blocks and magnet tapes which they provide for free. More than just happy. Would strong recommend this product to any one who wants to build a flying screen without any trades person’s work!
Michael AU –
A very good shop to deal with. Took only 9 days from ordering to receiving the screens, this included 2 days of Christmas holidays plus a weekend. The product is good quality and remarkably easy to install yourself. I have aluminium casement windows with aluminium insect screens & frames. The screens have those useless black plastic hinged access hatch to reach through to open/close the window. They break after a couple of uses. I took down the aluminium insect frame and laid it flat on the floor. Cleaned it up and installed the magnetic screen directly to the inside of the aluminium frame. I then removed the aluminium mesh and fixed the newly refurbished screen back on the window opening. Works perfectly. I found when assembling the magnetic screen, the mesh self-tensioned when pressing the plastic cover-strip onto the magnetic strip. Only did one set of windows as a trial, I’ll now convert all of the window screens over to this system.
Ian Main –
We had a quotation for completed screens and they were ridiculously expensive. The Simplescreens were great value and look surprisingly good. I would recommend them to others
Mick Lanskey –
Quick delivery. Easy to install and they look great. Highly recommend this product and the company.