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Screen Doors – What Options Do I Have?

Screen Doors

If you’ve made the decision to add security screen doors to your home or business, you’re probably feeling somewhat overwhelmed with how many options there are to choose from…

What price should I pay? How strong is the screen? What configuration is best for my requirements? These are just some of the questions you may be asking.

Here are some factors you should consider in order to ensure that you select the best security screen for your individual requirements:

Does the Screen Door Meet Australian Standards?

Australian Standards 5039 is a series of strict tests that are applied to all security doors manufactured within Australia. They consist of several tests including the –

  • Knife test
  • Impact test
  • Jemmy test
  • Pull test
  • Probe test
  • Shear test

It’s important to select a screen that, as a minimum, passes all of these tests. However, there are several leading brands available within Australia that significantly exceed most of these tests. We encourage you to select one of these industry leading brands to ensure that your screen door is as strong and durable as possible.

Read our recent article for a more detailed explanation of Australian Standards.

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Will the Colour Match my Home or Business?

Most reputable screen doors are now available in a large variety of different colours. Selecting a colour scheme that matches the exterior of your property can not only compliment, but enhance, the look and feel of the property.

Are you looking for a natural timber look? Several leading brands now also offer aluminium screens with a range of timber finishes. They provide a unique natural look, without compromising on strength and security.

Visit our page to learn more about timber look screens.

What If I Have Pets?

Several major security door manufacturers will now also include pet doors as an optional extra. This will provide your pets with an easy way to enter and exit your home, without your assistance.

It is however important to consider that larger pet doors may provide an entry point for potential intruders, so make sure you discuss this with your installer.

What Are My Best Options?

Once you have carefully considered each of these factors it’s time to find a suitable brand, along with a reputable company to install the screen doors. There are two popular Australian brands that we recommend and supply –

Invisi-Gard

Invisi-Gard security doors are manufactured from high tensile 316 marine grade stainless steel. Backed by an impressive 15 years warranty, they not only meet but exceed all Australian standards and are resistant to corrosion.

Available in a huge range of colours and configurations, Invisi-Gard screen doors can be customised to your individual requirements.

The Invisi-Maxx option from Invisi-Gard is a step up from their standard doors and the “big daddy” of home security. It is designed for maximum strength, durability and security, and able to withstand cyclonic winds of up to 356km/h.

Alu-Gard

Alu-Gard screen doors are manufactured from 1.6mm thick perforated aluminium sheets that offer strength and durability at a great price. Accompanied by a 7 year manufacturers warranty, they are available in hinged, sliding, double and escape screen models.

Alu-Gard Edge is the premium option available from Alu-Gard. It provides a superior level of strength, along with clarity of vision and corrosion resistance.

Security Screen Doors from KNA Security

At KNA Security, we have supplied and installed 1000’s of security doors and screens throughout Perth. Our experience and reputation is second to none, which has positioned KNA as the most trusted and reliable home security company in Perth.

As an authorised dealer of Invisi-Gard screens we endeavour to make your decision as easy as possible. If you’d like to learn more please download our colour chart and catalogue, view our pricing and then enter your details to request an online quote.

We also have a unique security door visualiser to provide you with an idea on how your new screen door will look. Alternatively, you can call us on (08) 9561 2956 to schedule a free measure and quote at your home or business.