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EHi Autumn Security Guide: Maintaining Your Home with Top-Tier Security Screen Doors

EHi Autumn Security Guide: Maintaining Your Home with Top-Tier Security Screen Doors

Welcome to the EHi Autumn Security Guide, where we’re all about keeping your Aussie homes secure & stylish as we dive into the autumn vibes. As the leaves change & the weather cools down, it’s time to talk about why EHi stands out as Australia’s go-to for top-tier security screen doors. We’re not just about doors; we’re about expertise that ensures your home remains a haven. Let’s embrace the autumn transition together with EHi – your trusted partner for a secure & stylish home. 

Autumn’s Impact on Home Maintenance

As the days grow shorter & the air takes on a crisper note, it’s that time of the year when autumn graces us with its presence. While the changing foliage paints a stunning backdrop, it also brings forth some unique challenges for our Aussie abodes. So, grab a cuppa & join us as we navigate the autumnal landscape, shedding light on how this transitional season influences our home maintenance rituals.

Firstly, let’s talk about those gracefully falling leaves. While they may add a touch of picturesque beauty to our surroundings, they pose a bit of a challenge when it comes to maintaining our homes. The chore of raking leaves might be on your to-do list, but have you considered the impact on your security screen doors? At EHi, we understand the delicate balance between aesthetics & functionality. Our doors are crafted to withstand the seasonal leaf deluge, ensuring your home remains secure without compromising style.

So, when the leaves start their annual dance & humidity or dry air becomes a familiar companion, trust EHi to be your partner in elevating your home for the autumn adventure. 

EHi Precision: Assessing Your Door Frame

Autumn has settled in & at EHi, and we’re gearing up to ensure your home is secure & perfectly tailored to the nuances of the season. Precision is our forte – we don’t just fit doors; we craft security solutions that seamlessly integrate with your home’s unique architecture.

We prioritise excellence in every detail. Our commitment extends beyond offering generic solutions; we’re dedicated to tailoring top-tier security screen doors that align flawlessly with your home’s distinctive structure.

Now, let’s delve into the practical side of things. Assessing your door frame might seem like a DIY endeavour, but with our step-by-step guidance, you’ll easily navigate the process. We understand the importance of precise measurements – it’s the foundation of a secure & snug fit for your security screen door.

Our guide goes beyond measurements; it’s a meticulous walkthrough to ensure your security screen door seamlessly integrates with your home, leaving no room for compromise. EHi recognizes that each house has its character & our doors are designed to enhance that narrative, merging security seamlessly with style.

Exploring EHi’s Range for Late Summer Comfort

As the sun sets in late summer, Elite Home Improvements of Australia (EHi) stands out with a diverse range of security screen doors designed to elevate your home’s comfort & security. Crafted from durable materials, these doors offer more than just protection—they provide optimal ventilation & facilitate a seamless transition between indoor & outdoor spaces.

EHi’s Security Hinged Doors:

Step into a timeless security solution with EHi’s Security Hinged Doors—a classic yet robust choice seamlessly blending traditional elegance with modern security features. Characterised by a hinged mechanism, these doors easily swing open & shut. Crafted for durability, they offer strong protection against unauthorised access while integrating seamlessly into various architectural styles, providing security & aesthetic appeal.

EHi’s Security Sliding Doors:

EHi’s Security Sliding Doors are ideal for those prioritising space-saving & contemporary design. Operating on smooth sliding rollers, these doors grant easy access to outdoor spaces while maintaining a secure barrier. The sliding feature adds a touch of modernity to your home & with integrated security features, EHi’s Security Sliding Doors strike the perfect balance between functionality & style.

Stacker Doors & Security Folding:

EHi’s commitment to innovation extends to Stacker Doors & Security Folding options, offering versatility for larger openings & seamless indoor-outdoor transitions. Stacker Doors consist of panels that elegantly slide behind one another, creating a wide opening & maximising natural light. 

On the other hand, Security Folding Doors offer a concertina effect, folding away to create an expansive entrance. Both options prioritise security, ensuring your home remains protected without compromising the benefits of open spaces.

Each type is meticulously crafted with precision & attention to detail, reflecting EHi’s commitment to providing high-security solutions that cater to Aussie homeowners’ diverse needs & preferences. 

Explore these exceptional offerings & more in EHi’s Security Screen Door Range here so you can elevate your home security with EHi—where diversity meets uncompromised protection.

DIY Process with EHi Expertise

We believe in empowering homeowners with the knowledge & tools to maintain their security screen door effortlessly. Follow these comprehensive steps to keep your doors pristine & secure, ensuring a great autumn-season experience!

How to clean security screen doors

Discover our step-by-step guide on how to clean security screen doors, ensuring they stay in top-notch condition throughout the season. Let’s get started!

Step 1: Gather Your Supplies

Start by collecting the necessary supplies:

Step 2: Remove Loose Debris

Using a soft brush, gently sweep away any loose dirt, cobwebs, or debris from the security screen door. Pay special attention to corners & edges where dust tends to accumulate.

Step 3: Mix Your Cleaning Solution

In a bucket, mix a small amount of mild detergent with water. Ensure it’s a gentle solution to avoid damaging the door’s finish. A few drops of dish soap usually work well.

Step 4: Sponge-Clean the Screen

Dip the sponge into the cleaning solution & start scrubbing the screen. Work methodically from top to bottom, covering the entire surface. You can use a soft brush for stubborn stains, but be gentle to prevent scratches.

Step 5: Rinse Thoroughly

Once you’ve cleaned the entire screen, rinse it thoroughly with clean water. You can use a hose or a bucket of water for this step. Ensure all soap residue is washed away.

Step 6: Dry the Door

Allow the security screen door to air dry completely. Use a towel to wipe any excess water if needed. Avoid using abrasive materials that could scratch the surface.

Step 7: Optional – Apply a Protectant

Consider applying a protective coating or wax designed for the type of material your security screen door is made of. This can add an extra layer of defence against the elements.

By following these step-by-step instructions, you not only maintain the functionality of your security screen door’s functionality but also contribute to your home’s overall aesthetics. 

How to measure & install a security screen door

Here’s a detailed guide on measuring & installing your security screen door seamlessly, ensuring your home stays secure & stylish during this transitional period.

Step 1: Gather Your Tools

As you gear up for autumn, make sure you have the essential tools & materials:

Step 2: Measure the Door Frame

With autumn around the corner, measure the width & height of your door frame accurately. Take measurements at the top, middle & bottom, using the smallest dimension for width & height to guarantee a snug fit.

Step 3: Choose the Right Door Style

Explore EHi’s diverse range to select a security screen door that aligns with your existing door frame style. Our selection caters to various openings, offering security & a touch of autumn sophistication.

Step 4: Order Your Door from EHi

Once you’ve selected the perfect security screen door for your home, simply reach out to Elite Home Improvements of Australia at 136 344 to place your order. Our expert team will guide you through the process, ensuring you receive the ideal door tailored to your specifications. 

Step 5: Position the Door

As you prep for autumn breezes, place the door in the opening to confirm the fit. Ensure there’s an even gap around the entire frame. If needed, use shims to make seasonal adjustments.

Step 6: Mark Drill Holes

With the door in place, mark the spots for the drill holes on the door frame. These marks will guide you during installation, ensuring your door is ready for the autumn weather.

Step 7: Pre-Drill Holes

Autumn calls for precision. Pre-drill holes into the door frame at the marked spots using a drill bit that matches the size of the screws provided with your security screen door.

Step 8: Install the Door

Align the door & securely attach it to the frame using the provided screws. Pay attention to the details, ensuring the door is level & ready to withstand autumn winds.

Step 9: Test the Door

As autumn leaves fall, open & close the security screen door multiple times to ensure smooth operation. Make any necessary adjustments for a seamless transition into the new season.

Step 10: Optional – Install Additional Security Features

Consider enhancing security with features like a deadbolt or security chain, adding an extra layer of protection to your home during autumn.

Congratulations! You’ve successfully measured & installed your EHi security screen door, preparing your home for a secure & stylish autumn. 

Follow these step-by-step instructions, infused with EHi expertise, to seamlessly replace the fly screen on your security door, ensuring a bug-free & stylish transition into the new season.

How to replace fly screen on a security door

Explore our detailed guide on how to replace the fly screen on a security door, ensuring your home stays secure & pest-free during the changing seasons.

Step 1: Gather Your Tools

Prepare for autumn by collecting the necessary tools:

Step 2: Remove the Door

Take the security door off its hinges for an easy & thorough replacement. Lay it flat, ensuring a stable & secure work environment.

Step 3: Remove the Old Mesh

Use a flathead screwdriver to lift the spline – the rubber or foam strip holding the mesh in place. Carefully remove the old mesh, taking note of any damage or wear.

Step 4: Measure & Cut the New Mesh

Lay the replacement fly screen mesh over the door frame. Ensure it overlaps the frame on all sides. Use scissors to cut the mesh, leaving an extra inch on each edge.

Step 5: Install the New Mesh

Place the new mesh over the frame, aligning it properly. The spline roller presses the spline into the groove, securing the mesh. Work your way around the entire frame.

Step 6: Trim Excess Mesh

Trim any excess mesh using scissors or a utility knife. Make sure the edges are clean & even, ready to withstand autumn winds.

Step 7: Reinstall the Door

With the new fly screen securely in place, reattach the door to its hinges. Ensure it opens & closes smoothly, making any adjustments if necessary.

Step 8: Optional – Apply Lubricant

Consider applying a silicone-based lubricant to hinges & moving parts as autumn humidity sets in. This extra step ensures your security door operates effortlessly throughout the season.

Step 9: Enjoy Your Bug-Free Autumn

With the fly screen replaced, revel in bug-free autumn evenings on your porch or patio. Your security door is functional & a stylish barrier against unwanted visitors.

How to change the lock on a security screen door

Follow these comprehensive steps, backed by EHi’s expertise, to seamlessly change the lock on your security screen door, ensuring a safe & stylish transition into the new season.

Step 1: Choose a Compatible Lock

Select a high-quality lock suitable for your security screen door. Ensure it complies with safety standards & is designed to withstand autumn weather.

Step 2: Gather Necessary Tools

Collect the tools required for the lock replacement:

Step 3: Remove the Old Lock

Using a screwdriver, carefully remove the screws securing the existing lock. Once the screws are out, detach the old lock from the door.

Step 4: Disassemble the Existing Hardware

If the new lock set comes with multiple components, follow the manufacturer’s instructions to disassemble it. This step ensures a smooth installation process.

Step 5: Install the New Lock Set

Place the new lock set into the existing cutouts on the door. Ensure the deadbolt aligns with the strike plate on the door frame. Insert the screws & tighten them using a screwdriver.

Step 6: Test the Lock

Before completing the installation, test the lock’s functionality. Ensure the key smoothly turns, the deadbolt extends & retracts without resistance & the latch engages properly.

Step 7: Adjust if Necessary

If the lock doesn’t function correctly, make necessary adjustments. Loosen the screws slightly & reposition the lock until it operates smoothly. Retighten the screws once the adjustments are made.

Step 8: Securely Tighten Screws

Once you’re satisfied with the lock’s performance, securely tighten all screws. This ensures the lock is firmly in place, providing optimal security for your home.

Step 9: Optional – Lubricate Moving Parts

Enhance the longevity of your new lock by applying a silicone-based lubricant to moving parts. This is especially beneficial during autumn, when increased humidity can affect door mechanisms.

Step 10: Enjoy Enhanced Security

With the new lock, revel in the heightened security & peace of mind of knowing your home is well-protected during autumn.

Well-Maintained & Ready for Autumn!

As we bid farewell to late summer & welcome the crisp days of autumn, ensuring your home is well-prepared for the seasonal transition is paramount. 

From cleaning & maintaining security screen doors to replacing fly screens & updating locks, EHi’s Autumn Home Maintenance Series has equipped you with the knowledge & expertise to keep your home secure & comfortable.

With EHi’s range of high-quality security screen doors, tailored to withstand the challenges of autumn weather, you can rest assured that your home is well-equipped for whatever the season brings. Our commitment to offering secure, stylish & weather-appropriate solutions remains unwavering, ensuring your peace of mind year-round.

As you venture on your late summer to autumn home improvement journey, we invite you to trust EHi every step of the way. Join our community of homeowners dedicated to enhancing the security & comfort of their homes & share your experiences with us. 

Let’s make this autumn season of safety, style & seamless transition.

EHi supplies & installs flyscreens, along with a wide range of home improvement products: Blinds, awnings, security screens, shutters, plantation shutters & grilles. These products form the focus of our government – backed apprenticeship, which we’ve recently named the Cert iii in BASS G™.