Screen dosent sit right in vinyl window


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Old 10-04-08, 09:00 PM
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Screen dosent sit right in vinyl window

I helped to install vinyl sliding windows(lowe's, Accura 800 series vinyl sliding window).The full screen doesn't sit right and can't figure how to get it right.The windows didn't come with any instruction in how to install.
 
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Old 10-05-08, 05:47 AM
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Screens in vinyl windows are usually held with springs on the side of the screen. Push the screen to one side(which side can vary), the one that moves. That gets it out past the track it sits in. You should then be able to remove and properly install it.
 
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Old 10-05-08, 09:40 AM
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The vinyl windows are 4'5" by 5 ft.These screens have the clips you mentioned on the top.The problem is the side of the windows bow out a little.So the screen doesn't meet the frame.I tried to push in the side with wood but that doesn't help.The glass won't slide then.The diagonal from tip to tip is 1/16 or 1/8,is level.Have four screws in window very loose,just to hold window in place before installing wood border(trim) around inside and outside.
 
 

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