25 DIY Window Screen Ideas – Free Plans

Are you in a region where bugs and insects are rampant? If the answer to that question is yes, you will need to get a window screen for yourself, one that can protect you and your loved ones from bugs and insects.

Most insects and bugs come in through the openings in our windows and doors.  In this article, I have listed 25 DIY window screen ideas that will most definitely keep the bugs away. Most of them are very easy to make.

25 DIY Window Screen Ideas To Keep The Bugs Out For Good

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1. How To Build A Window Screen Replacement

1. How To Build A Window Screen Replacement

Do you have a bunch of damaged window screens in your home? You don’t need to call a professional to do the job. You can build a window screen replacement by yourself. In this DIY project, you’ll find all the steps required to replace a bad window screen in your home. You’ll need clamps, a flat-head screwdriver, and some other tools to get the job done.

 

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2. How To Make A Privacy Window Screen

2. How To Make A Privacy Window Screen

This kind of window screen is ideal for people who want privacy. I would suggest you make this for your bathroom; it will make you feel more comfortable while in the bathroom. The process of making this DIY window screen is fun and easy.

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3. Wood Screen For Tricky Windows DIY

3. Wood Screen For Tricky Windows DIY

There are some windows that seem almost impossible to install window screens on. In this DIY project, you will learn how to possibly make a window screen for a tricky window screen. The making process takes a while but in the end, you’ll have a gorgeous looking window screen installed alongside your tricky window.

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4. How To Make A Window Screen

4. How To Make A Window Screen

If other tutorials are a bit too much or less for you, I think checking this out might be helpful. If you can’t seem to get your window screen project right, you might be doing something wrong. This tutorial will show you practical steps in making a window screen.

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5. Building A Custom Window Screen In 15 Minutes

If you are looking for a faster approach to building a window screen for your window, here is one you can check out right away. I love the fact that the making of this custom window screen doesn’t cost much. It costs $15.10 to purchase screen supplies. If you do not have the tools needed, summing everything up would amount to $36.49.

 

 

6. How To Make An Automobile Window Screen

6. How To Make An Automobile Window Screen

 

If you are planning on embarking on a camping trip with the family, you should consider making a window screen for your car. In this DIY project, the creator was able to make a window screen that covers both the front and rear windows of the car.

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7. How To Make A Magnetic Window Screen For Your Car

7. How To Make A Magnetic Window Screen For Your Car

This is a great way to go camping with your car and keep the bugs out. I have seen a lot of people who have had to bear the bites from bugs; you can stop that from ever happening with this easy to make magnetic window screen.

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8. How To Change A Window Screen DIY

 

If you have never changed a window screen before, you should watch this tutorial so you will know what to do. The slightest mistake might ruin your window screen, and then you’ll have to make a new window screen. The process of changing a window screen is easy to follow. You’ll be done changing your window screen in no time.

 

9. DIY Window Screen For Bus House

 

If you have a bus house, you will need a window screen to keep the annoying bugs away. This DIY tutorial will show you how to make your very own window screen for your bus home. For this DIY project, you will need tools like dutch tape, fiberglass mesh screen roll, and a couple of other tools.

 

 

 

10. How To Make $10 Lace Window Screen

 

Here’s one of the cheapest window screens you can make for your window. With just $10, you too can have this pretty lace window screen. It is easy to make; even a beginner would be able to make this lace window screen.

 

 

 

11. DIY Fly Window Screen Tutorial

 

With the use of minimal materials and tools, the creator could make for himself this amazingly outstanding window screen. It will surely keep the insects and bugs out. Installing this in your home is quite easy too. I also love the fact that it is cost saving.

 

 

12. How To Make A Wooden Window Screen

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This is by far one of the finest window screens I have ever seen. Wood is used to make this beauty. The making process is easy to follow. However, you will need to have some woodworking tools to make this wooden window screen. Being that wood is used, you can use whatever color of paint you want.

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13. Repairing Your Window Screen

13. Repairing Your Window Screen

If you have a bad window screen in your house, you might not need a new one just yet. Fixing the bad window screen will save you a whole lot of money other than buying or making a new one. This DIY project will show you possible ways to repair your bad window screen.

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14. Magnetic Insect Screen DIY

 

Here’s one of those easy DIY projects that will take you less than an hour to complete. Magnetic insect window screens are easy to make and very satisfying to use. After watching this tutorial, you will most definitely get the hang of installing a magnetic insect window screen in your home.

 

 

15. Low-budget Window Screen DIY

15. Low-budget Window Screen DIY

Are you looking for a low-budget window screen that won’t require you to spend a lot of money? Here is one you can make. If you have all the tools required, all you would need is wood and a mesh, both of these are cheap to purchase.

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16. How To Make A Simple Insect Screen Using Hand Tools

 

With a few hand tools, the creator was able to come up with this simple insect screen. It is very beautiful and easy to make. This method is one of the easiest methods to follow when making a window screen.

 

 

 

17. How To Make Any Size Window Screen

 

Are you bothering about the size of the window screen? The thing is, most creators would not know the exact size of your window screen. However, this creator has you in mind, so he made a tutorial that will show you how to make any size window screen. You should check it out; it might be helpful.

 

 

18. Installing A DIY Magnetic Window Screen

Here’s a DIY project that will show you how to install a magnetic window screen from another perspective. The creator installed his in the window of his front door; if you have a front door with a window, you can check out this DIY tutorial.

 

 

19. How To Make A Tilting Window Screen

19. How To Make A Tilting Window Screen

Making a tilting window screen is a hard task to do due to the shape of the window. However, this DIY tutorial will show you how to install one.

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20. Make Wooden Gate Window Screen

20. Make Wooden Gate Window Screen

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Here’s a DIY project that will take some time to complete. In this DIY project, you will learn how to make a wooden gate window screen. This window screen is ideal if you have a large window in your home.

 

 

21. How To Upgrade A Window Screen

21. How To Upgrade A Window Screen

 

Instead of getting rid of your old window screen, I think you should replace it or give it an upgrade. This DIY project will teach you how to upgrade a window screen.

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22. How To Build A Custom Window Screen

 

22. How To Build A Custom Window Screen

 

Here’s another guide with details on how you can make a custom window screen that will most definitely keep insects and bugs out of your home.

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23. How To Replace A Window Screen

 

23. How To Replace A Window Screen

If you did not have the tools required in the first window screen replacement guide, you could check it out. It is a short guide that will show you how to replace your window screen.

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24. Car Camping Window Screen DIY

 

24. Car Camping Window Screen DIY

 

I love this car camping window screen because it has a zipper. You do not need to remove the whole window screen to talk to someone outside the car. This DIY project will show you how to make this window screen.

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25. PVC Trunking Window Screen

25. PVC Trunking Window Screen

If you have windows like this in your home, I would highly recommend this window screen tutorial. The process is long, but you will end up making a durable window screen.

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