As you know, all living things love the light. Tom is not an exception midges, mosquitoes, flies, and more. In order to protect your house from insect invasions, mosquito nets can be installed on opening doors and windows of doors and windows. However, during operation, they may be damaged and breakdowns become very different. In this article we will look at the most common damage, as well as you will learn how to repair a mosquito net.
Grid In general, then mosquito nets become unusable for three reasons:
There is another reason - poor quality equipment and improper installation. For example, if you are not living on the first floor, then if you install it incorrectly, the risk of the grid falling from a great height increases. As a result, plastic elements may be damaged and the frame profile will bend. Also not without a breakthrough grid. In short, after a fall, the mosquito net will definitely need to be repaired, but at worst a complete replacement.
So, how do you determine if the mesh needs to be repaired?
The most common failure is the breakthrough of the web. Especially in those cases if you have pets at home. Claws, teeth, beak and the like can easily damage the mesh. As a result, uninvited guests in the form of mosquitoes and blackflies will fly into the apartment through breakthroughs.
Also, the cause of a breakdown may be in careless operation of the mesh, sudden temperature changes and wear of the fittings, as well as due to the effects of precipitation. In most cases, the problem is solved by one call to the appropriate company, where you can buy a new mosquito net. However, in order to save, you can fix the damage yourself.
If there is a small breakthrough on the mosquito net, you shouldn’t immediately spend money on buying a completely new canvas. Consider a simple method of eliminating this kind of damage. The work will look like this:
Cutting the web
This is how you can easily and quickly eliminate a small breakthrough in the grid . The only disadvantage of this method is aesthetics. Therefore, it is better to approach the issue of eliminating a breakthrough creatively. For example, cut a butterfly patchwork in a contrasting color or something else. You can connect the fantasy, and from the outside it will seem that the way it should be.
However, there are times when installing the patchwork is not enough. In this case, it is necessary to make a complete replacement of the mosquito net cloth. To do this, perform the work in this order:
This work can be done by hand, most importantly, do not be afraid to experiment.
After a while, the handles on the mosquito net become brittle or, due to inaccurate use, may break. Without them, removing the grid will be problematic. How to be in this situation? For example, you can use a simple method for which you will need a small piece of steel wire Ø 2-3 mm. From it you make a small hook indicated in the photo:
Making the hook
With this hook you can Easy to install and remove the grid from your seat. So, with one hand, wind the hook under the netting, and with the other you hold and at the same time press down on the remaining pieces of the handles. So, you can set the grid on your seat.
Hook in action
This method in case you cannot buy new pens at the moment . But, on the other hand, this technology is rather dangerous, because with inaccurate movement the grid can fly down.
There is also another option that does not require taking such risks. You can make a flexible handle of small pieces of leather. Cut off the skin with a strip up to 2 cm wide and up to 10 cm long. Fold it in half. The result is a strap of 5 cm. The ends of the skin with a screw are fastened to the place of the last fastening. So, you will have two loops that will help remove and install the mosquito net on the seat.
Due to a fall or poor-quality components in the mesh design, the corners may break. Alternatively, you need to buy a new corner and make a complete replacement. To do this, remove all residues of the broken corner from the aluminum profile.
New plastic corner
A new neat hammer in the profile with a rubber or wooden hammer. For the stand, you can use a wooden bar, in this case any hammer will work. The main thing is not to overdo it, because the corners are mostly plastic and may also break even at the stage of their installation.
Replacing the angle
If the corners are just loose, and you can see that they could still serve , the skeleton of the grid can be simply strengthened. To do this, you can cut small corners of tin, round off sharp corners and fasten them on top of existing corners. You can also buy small furniture corners.
An important requirement is that they are thin, otherwise there is a grid in the corners will not lean against the window.
Z-mounts on the outside can also break on the plastic window. It is installed mosquito net. Repair can be very simple, for example, buy a new one and install it in its place. Also, such fasteners can be made independently of tin. It is important to give it the necessary form. When the workpiece is done, you can fasten it with a screw to the window.
So, as we considered, there are many reasons why a mosquito net can break. On the one hand, you can always buy a new part to replace it, and on the other hand, some parts can be made independently. To help also offer a video on this topic.
This video clearly shows how to repair the mosquito net: