Mosquitoes are a persistent nuisance as soon as the sun sets on the horizon. They enter the household during daylight and hide behind curtains, cabinets, and underneath the furniture. As the evening approaches, they start their whining noise and suck the blood out of your body. To combat the mosquitoes, screen doors and nets have become the fabric of life. It is impossible to imagine a healthy and sound sleep without having one installed in your home. Mosquito nets are effective to an extent but do not provide the permanent solution for your mosquito problem. I will elaborate on a few uses of mosquito screen doors in households and offices.
Mosquito nets are used on the bed to protect yourself in sleep. The net is very cost-effective and washable but lacks the rigidity that screen doors provide to you. Mosquito nets can be opened accidentally while sleeping if the person turns too much. The mosquito net does not impede the entry of mosquitoes inside your residence but only saves you from them while sleeping. Mosquito screens act as the first barrier that prevents the mosquitoes from getting past the main gate and windows. Using them you can freely live and work inside the house without experiencing any trouble from the mosquito.
Mosquito screens use a thin mesh that stops fleas, insects, and mosquitoes from entering your home. The fine weaving also lets you breathe fresh air throughout day and night without worrying about the mosquitoes. You can open the window panes and let the natural breeze cool your residence and can also save a significant amount on electricity bills.
One time solution
Unlike mosquito nets or repellents, mosquito screens are a permanent solution. Once installed they have a life of more than a decade or two. This is because the screens are metallic or fiber-based and do not wear out even in harsh sunlight. The fiber one may experience some discoloration but the metal one lasts longer than you can imagine. You do not have any recurring cost with the mosquito screen or have to bear any operating costs. They are housed in an aluminum frame and are economical if you compare the cost with the mosquito repellents.
Health and wellness
I'm sure you may have an idea about the disastrous effects of using mosquito repellent. The fumes emanating from a burning coil or an evaporating liquid irritates the lining of the lungs. The chemical is synthetic and toxic to breathe, especially for toddlers and seniors. Mosquito screens do not generate anything. They just stay there and keep mosquitoes at bay. The mosquito repellent usage instructions are trouble for asthmatic people that cannot breathe in the fumes. The windows and doors have to close to experience the full effect of a mosquito repellent which is suffocating to asthmatic patients. Mosquito screens allow the fresh gust of air to circulate in the room and alleviates the suffocating feeling.
Mosquito screens can be pulled down and cleaned with a cleaning cloth or water. The mosquito screens can get blocked by dust in the summers that make it difficult for the air to seep through. The mesh design facilities easy cleaning without exerting any undue effort. You can simply dust the mosquito screen using a paintbrush, cloth or broom, and remove the clogged mesh area. Washing is also an option if you have the magnetic screen installed as they can be taken down from the frame and cleaned thoroughly. No additional maintenance cost is incurred as you can easily do it as it does not need a professional. For high-rise structures, I would recommend a maintenance professional as it is not safe for anyone to dangle outside the window.