How to Clean a Patio Screen Door

You don't need to be handy to clean your patio screen door. Cleaning can be done quickly and easily in a few simple steps.

You will need

  • A screwdriver
  • A utility brush
  • A small vacuum cleaner
  • A spray lubricant
  • A steel wool pad
  • Grease-cutting detergent
  • Silicone lubricant
  • A small brush
  • toothpick
  • or compressed air (optional)

Step 1 Remove screen door Use a screwdriver to carefully remove the screen door from its tracks. Lay it flat.

Step 2 Loosen the dirt Loosen the dirt in the tracks with a utility brush, brushing along the length of the track.

Step 3 Vacuum excess dirt Remove the excess dirt with a vacuum.

Step 4 Apply lubricant Apply a lubricant to the tracks and rub them with steel wool.

Step 5 Remove roller Gently remove the roller for cleaning.

Step 6 Clean the roller and tension spring Clean the roller and tension spring by soaking them in grease-cutting detergent mixed with water. After drying, spray with silicone lubricant.