Air conditioning, window screens and mosquito-control programs should help keep Zika virus outbreak from Louisiana

Louisiana has a good supply of the two known mosquitoes that transmit the Zika virus that’s causing concern in South and Central America, but it remains unlikely Louisiana will experience a large outbreak. Dr. Raoult Ratard, state epidemiologist, said Louisiana could see some cases from people who have traveled to countries with outbreaks, but there... Continue Reading →

New Website Release

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Blind and Screen Launches New E-Commerce Website – blindandscreen.com

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LAS VEGASJan. 29, 2016PRLog — Los Angeles, CA & Las Vegas, NV, January 29, 2016– Blind and Screen a southwestern window coverings and window screening distribution company (www.blindandscreen.com) announced today that it has officially launched a new website and corporate identity.  According to Steven Tristan, Blind and Screen Director of Operations, the new website and brand are aligned with the company’s strategic vision for growth and expansion.

Steven commented “We recognized the need for a wholesale parts program and E-Commerce site to benefit maintenance staff and facility engineers by offering a large variety of blind components at amazing low prices.”  It started with the creation of the new vertical blind parts catalog which offers a selection of vertical blind headrails, mounting hardware, repair parts…

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Mosquito control & Jimmy Carter

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The History of Mosquito Control & Window Screens

Recently I have become very concerned about a trend by some who have decided to not use window screens for their home or apartment windows, in order to save a few dollars. You might ask why am I so concerned about this? Let me simply state that window screens can help to save lives! Window screens actually serve an important function and so let me share a few things that I have discovered in my research and a lot of it has to do with flying insects (primarily mosquitoes) and the diseases they carry. But first let me provide a brief history lesson.

The window screen or insect screens, also known as a bug screen or fly screen, was first created in the mid 1800’s. Although it’s not clear who was the first individual or company to create them, several references of…

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Patio Screen Doors for apartments

The 8 Foot Screen Door Length Problem You can go to almost any hardware store (Lowes, Home Depot) and even online ones (like HD Supply) and purchase a Sliding Glass Screen Door up to 81” in length (7 feet) because that has been the standard patio door size for many years. However, even though they... Continue Reading →

Mosquito control & Jimmy Carter

The History of Mosquito Control & Window Screens Recently I have become very concerned about a trend by some who have decided to not use window screens for their home or apartment windows, in order to save a few dollars. You might ask why am I so concerned about this? Let me simply state that... Continue Reading →

History Exterior storm windows have been around since the 18th century and became common at the end of the 19th century. To the right is a page from The Mulliner Catalog of 1893. Here wood storm windows are available to match the window sash design. Click to enlarge. 2-1/4 inch stiles are standard but 3... Continue Reading →

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