Many customers aren’t aware of the many mesh types available when they decide to install retractable screens in their home. Each home has a particular need when it comes to screens, but most people don’t know that there are retractable screens to fit all of them! Here are some of the Phantom screen mesh types you can choose from:

Insect Mesh

charcoal insect mesh fabricWith the most open weave, insect mesh is perfect for keeping out the bugs and letting in the breeze. This screen type can be used on all of our Phantom products and making it our most versatile option. Insect mesh is offered in Charcoal and Silver Grey.



Solar Mesh gray solar screen fabric

The smaller gap in this screen create a blockage against heat. We have different degrees of protection from 70-90% UV blockage. With our solar screens you can block out the heat and sun so you can finally enjoy that west-facing patio you love. Solar mesh is used on our Executive screens with some of the thinner weaves also being available for our Serene window screens. The solar mesh comes in a variety of colors including Charcoal, White, Brown, Silvered Grey, and Stucco.

Privacy Mesh

For those who are feeling a bit too close to your neighbors or are looking for an at-home getaway in their backyard, we have privacy mesh. Privacy mesh covers weaves between 90- 100% blockage of UV rays. Our full blackout screens are popular for hot tub areas and porches meant for entertaining. Our privacy mesh screens have the largest selection of colors including; Chestnut, Oyster, and Beige. These screens are only offered only for our Executive screens (some exceptions can be made for Serene screens as well).

As you can see, there are a multitude of options to fit your retractable and motorized screening needs. We always recommend speaking with a representative so we can help you find the best retractable screen solution for you and your home. If you have any questions or want to know more about our screens, give us a call or send us an email!