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KevandSyl 04-02-2017 02:04 PM

Screen door handle ideas
 
Any photos, ideas or thoughts re screen door? That plastic slider and no grab bar is just not working for me. Thank you!

rsdata 04-02-2017 02:29 PM

I put this on my screen door as an inside handle to be able to grab onto has worked great for me for nearly 3 years... at amazon

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0...?ie=UTF8&psc=1

wayne and sherry 04-02-2017 03:42 PM

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I put this on my screen door as an inside handle to be able to grab onto has worked great for me for nearly 3 years... at amazon



https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0...?ie=UTF8&psc=1



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Boots off eh B4 going in.

jtownstumpjumper 04-02-2017 04:19 PM

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Here's a couple of items we added to our screen door....gives you something to grab on to ....bought from Amazon.

lazbo 04-02-2017 06:58 PM

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Originally Posted by jtownstumpjumper (Post 1463580)
Here's a couple of items we added to our screen door....gives you something to grab on to ....bought from Amazon.



Looks like a real strong screen door now!

n-e-d 04-02-2017 07:09 PM

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Originally Posted by rsdata (Post 1463473)
I put this on my screen door as an inside handle to be able to grab onto has worked great for me for nearly 3 years... at amazon

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0...?ie=UTF8&psc=1

First and best mod on my MH:thumbsup:

D_B Travelers 04-03-2017 01:34 PM

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Originally Posted by rsdata (Post 1463473)
I put this on my screen door as an inside handle to be able to grab onto has worked great for me for nearly 3 years... at amazon

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0...?ie=UTF8&psc=1

X3 on the screen door handle. Have put them on both RVs as soon as I got them home. Well worth the money.

RadRik 04-03-2017 01:53 PM

Handle
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by rsdata (Post 1463473)
I put this on my screen door as an inside handle to be able to grab onto has worked great for me for nearly 3 years... at amazon

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0...?ie=UTF8&psc=1

X2

KyDan 04-03-2017 02:34 PM

My previous rig was a 2010 Rockwood UltraLite.
I did a little mod on the screen door that -
assuming the outside door was already open-
allowed me to open the screen from the inside WITHOUT
having to slide that @#$%^& plastic panel to the side.
It was GREAT.
I just chased the old thread and the referenced links no longer work.
It involved taking a bicycle spoke or any suitable stiff piece of wire and
making a little lift wire that stuck thru the top corner of the screen door
just at the upper right corner of the slider. (but not thru the slider itself).

It was awesome and you didn't have to slide the slider to open the screen
from the inside.

Unfortunately my new rig has a slightly different design on the slider frame
and the mod won't work on it.

It's amazing to me that the makers haven't figured this out yet!!
They've been putting slider panels in screen doors for YEARS and we still
have to slide them to open the stupid door!
Argh!!

jtownstumpjumper 04-03-2017 03:43 PM

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Originally Posted by KyDan (Post 1464460)
My previous rig was a 2010 Rockwood UltraLite.
I did a little mod on the screen door that -
assuming the outside door was already open-
allowed me to open the screen from the inside WITHOUT
having to slide that @#$%^& plastic panel to the side.
It was GREAT.
I just chased the old thread and the referenced links no longer work.
It involved taking a bicycle spoke or any suitable stiff piece of wire and
making a little lift wire that stuck thru the top corner of the screen door
just at the upper right corner of the slider. (but not thru the slider itself).

It was awesome and you didn't have to slide the slider to open the screen
from the inside.

Unfortunately my new rig has a slightly different design on the slider frame
and the mod won't work on it.

It's amazing to me that the makers haven't figured this out yet!!
They've been putting slider panels in screen doors for YEARS and we still
have to slide them to open the stupid door!
Argh!!

If you look at my pic of our screen door in post #4 above, you'll see a handle on the slider that looks like a toilet flush handle....this worked the lever on the other side when it was pushed down and you did not have to slide the slider to open the screen door.....we've since traded RVs....this was the screen door on our other rig.....on the 5er we now have, that little white handle won't work....I did take the lower grill and upper grill off and mounted it on the 5er screen door when we traded.

SpringerPop 04-03-2017 09:56 PM

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Originally Posted by rsdata (Post 1463473)
I put this on my screen door as an inside handle to be able to grab onto has worked great for me for nearly 3 years... at amazon

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0...?ie=UTF8&psc=1

Installed one on our old trailer a few years ago.

It was the very-first mod I did to our next one.

Would not want to be without it, as it makes the door feel more substantial.

Pop

pmsherman 04-04-2017 10:57 AM

We purchased a post with an angled washer that fits into a hole drilled int the sliding plastic piece on our screen door. With the slide closed, you lift up on the post (from the inside) and it pushes the handle down, releasing the door.

We also added a grab bar that fits across the screen door. I believe we bought it at Camping World.

Phil

colourful64 04-04-2017 06:40 PM

Put a grab bar on there and take off that stupid handle that cracks off and then use magnets

KevandSyl 04-08-2017 05:13 PM

Screen door handle ideas
 
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We installed the bar today. Makes such a difference!! Why is this not standard issue?![ATTACH]134173

jdstrubel 04-12-2017 02:08 PM

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Originally Posted by rsdata (Post 1463473)
I put this on my screen door as an inside handle to be able to grab onto has worked great for me for nearly 3 years... at amazon

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0...?ie=UTF8&psc=1

We also just added not 1 but 2 of these handles... best idea I've ever had. One above the slide door then the 2nd 1/2 way up on the bottom screen. Found when I was going in and out if the wind would blow and the door started shutting I'd naturally put my hand out and WAMMO.. right into the screen, so I solved that problem before I had to replace the screen. Alittle extra grab bar when coming in and out.. wouldn't want to put ALOT of weight on it but great for stabalizing... DW... Debbie


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