Screen Away Storm Doors
Larson revolutionized the storm door industry when they introduced the Screen
Away series of doors. With just one hand you can pull down the top section of glass to reveal the screen and get instant
ventilation. The screen is hidden in a roller cassette so it is there when you need it and invisible when you don't.
Full-view, mid-view, and half-view models are available in a large selection of colors.
Single-Vent Storm Doors
Single-Vent storm doors include a stationary half screen. This series
of doors allows you to open your storm doors lower glass panel just like a single-hung window. A variety of colors are
available in this series.
Caring for Your Door
Wash glass using household glass cleaner or a warm water/mild detergent mixture, and a soft cloth or paper
For general cleaning use the following:
soap (soap and water solution)
- Formula 409, Windex, Fantastik
- Simple Green or similar product
follow manufacturer's directions. using a soft, clean cloth, apply the cleaner and clean only a small portion of the surface.
After cleaning, rinse the surface completely. Never use Acetone or products containing esters, ethers, ketones, aromatic and
Hinges and Hardware
Hinges and door hardware may require occasional lubrication. A silicone spray lubricant or
Lithium-based oil is recommended.
Wash expander using a warm water/mild detergent mixture and a soft cloth. Do not use a
brass cleaner or steel wool as this is NOT a real brass/brushed nickel product.
Brass Locksets and Deadbolts
A number of storm door models incorporate high quality brass component parts. As
with all brass products, tarnishing will occur. Without proper care, brass can become stained so heavily that cleaning cannot
totally remove the stain. In extreme cases of neglect, pitting can occur.
- Wash brass
hardware using a warm water/mild detergent mixture and a soft cloth. Do not use abrasive cleaners or cloths as they may damage
the clear coat finish.
- Apply non-abrasive paste wax on the brass hardware to help restore its bright finish
brass hardware (select models only) If clear coat is damaged and tarnishing has occurred.
- Remove the
tarnished hardware from the door.
- Remove damaged clear coat. This can be done by using a paint stripper or by lightly
rubbing the hardware using #0000 steel wool. Follow the manufacturer’s instructions when using a stripper.
If refinishing keyed hardware, cover the key opening with masking tape to keep out stripper or steel wool particles.
the clear coat is removed, continue to lightly rub with #0000 steel wool over tarnished areas until the bright brass finish
- Clean the brass using a brass cleaner (i.e. Brasso®, Tarni-Shield™) per the manufacturer’s
- Apply a new clear coat finish. For best results, a clear lacquer spray is recommended. The lacquer can
be purchased at most hardware stores and should be applied per the manufacturer’s instructions. Note: If
refinishing keyed hardware, cover the key opening with masking tape when applying the lacquer finish.
- Reinstall the
hardware on the door.
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