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Measuring for TAPCO Screens

Measure - Order - Install

TAPCO Screens are the most accessible and customizable security and hurricane screens on the market.  Step by step instructions will help you achieve true security and peace of mind. TAPCO specialists are also available to assist you. Contact our headquarters or find a dealer in your area. 

Select Screen Type

Security Doors  // Security French Doors  // Security Windows  //  Vinyl-Lock Security Windows

 Porch & Patio Screens Enclosures

How it Works

Print the TAPCO Measurement Guide. Begin by identifying the windows and doors your will measure, then select a starting point and assign numbers to each door and window to be measured, working left to right, until you return to the starting point. Numbering typically begins with the front door.  

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Read and follow the measuring instructions for the different types of TAPCO Screen products below.  

- PLEASE NOTE -

Screens will be produced to the exact size ordered, from edge to edge.

Security Doors
- Security Doors are designed to fit inside the smallest opening of the doorjamb, called the reveal.  
1. Measure the width at the top, middle, and bottom of the reveal, writing the measurements on the measurement sheet.
2. Measure the Height of the reveal opening at the left, middle, and right,
    down to the threshold, writing the measurements on the measurement sheet.
3. Viewing the door from the outside, select the handle on the measurement
    sheet, left or right, to match the same side as the solid main door.
4. Take the smallest of the three measurements in width and height and 
    deduct 1/8 th inch.  Enter this measurement under Order Measurement.
Please Note:  All TAPCO products are produced to the exact size ordered.

Security French Doors

Security French Doors

TAPCO Vinyl-Lock Security Screen System

 
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Measure Height
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Measure Width
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View from Outside
 Left                     Right
Security Windows
- Security Windows are designed to fit inside the smallest opening of the doorjamb, called the reveal.  
1. Measure the width at the top, middle, and bottom of the reveal, writing the measurements on the measurement sheet.
2. Measure the Height of the reveal opening at the left, middle, and right,
    down to the threshold, writing the measurements on the measurement sheet.
3. Viewing the door from the outside, select the handle on the measurement
    sheet, left or right, to match the same side as the solid main door.
4. Take the smallest of the three measurements in width and height and 
    deduct 1/8 th inch.  Enter this measurement under Order Measurement.
Please Note:  All TAPCO products are produced to the exact size ordered.