What Is the Total Installation Cost of Fly Screens

A screen door is a perfect accessory for doors and windows. It enables fresh air and sunlight but prevents dirt and insects to enter the room. By hiring the services of a professional company, you can easily install a screen door quickly without requiring spending more.

Factors to Determine the Price of the Door

As flyscreens come in various types, their cost also varies with each type. The installation cost of a screen door is from $100 and $1,550, or around $300 on average.

  • Buying cost:

Here is the cost of buying different types of flyscreens.

  • sliding ($100 to $250),
  • storm ($100 to $400) and
  • retractable ($300 to $1,400),
  • garage ($400 to $1,400) varieties

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  • Installation cost

The amount of time and work needed to install a flyscreen is around $50 to $75 per hour. The precise cost depends on the design and work needed for its installation. If you want to replace the existing unit and install the new one, then you will need to pay $50 to $100 more for the task.

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The installation cost of the screen also depends on the material. Here is the bifurcation of the cost:

  • Metal              $70 to $80
  • Wood              $190 to $210
  • Vinyl              $100 to $120
  • Solar              $7.50
  • Fiberglass $0.25
  • Brass              $2.15
  • Aluminium $0.35
  • Bronze $1.00
  • Copper              $1.20

Ideally, it will take half an hour to two hours to complete the installation of the flyscreen.

Different materials have different types of pros and cons. The metal retains the shape but can rust. Wood provides a classic look, but fulfils weather damage quickly than other types of materials. Vinyl gives a modern touch to the house but also warp in extreme cold, or heat.

Why Is the Cost of Retractable Screen Doors More Than Other Types?

Retractable screen doors are expensive than their counterparts due to a few reasons. These doors provide more convenience as compared to fixed items. You can install it on any window or entry.

These systems truly retract and provide a unified addition to the entryway. Depending on their size, functionality, and additional features, these screen doors cost around $300 to $1,400 for a single unit.

  • Walkthrough Retractable Door

A lot of homeowners appreciate the stylish appearance, ventilation, and protection of this French door. The price of this door range around $300 – $500, as well as include added functionality like security. This design allows models to open wide, slide in several directions, and retract to the wall.

  • Retractable Garage Screen Doors

A garage is an important place in the home. Homeowners wish to treat the garage like the extension of the living space of the home. This makes it easier to make the garage screen. The installation cost of the garage door is around $400(basic styles) to $1,400 (custom styles). The exact cost depends on the opening size, and whether you need a passage.


Flyscreens are an essential utility in the house. As we have seen, the style, material, and extent of labour need to be considered to arrive at the right installation cost.