Rather than spending an arm and a leg on pre-made insect screens for our tiny home, Marvin made his own insect screens for under $20.
These easy DIY insect screens will keep the critters at bay so you can be free to enjoy your RVing experience.
- 1 Roll of Aluminum Screen
- 1 Roll of Foil Tape
- 1 Pair of Tin Snips
- Tape Measure
Measure each cover on which you will attach your insect screens. Allow yourself 1/4" to 1/2" on each side to tape it down.
Tip: "Measure twice. Cut once."
Unroll your aluminum screen, and measure and cut out each piece.
Tip: You may find that an outdoor space will work better for you (picnic table, folding table, etc.).
Tip: Marvin found it easier to do one at a time. Measure the cover, measure and cut the screen, and install that screen. Then move on to the next one.
With your foil tape, attach each screen to its corresponding cover.
Tip: You will not need the full width of the tape. Marvin cut his down the middle lengthwise.