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Mesh Types

Type
Description
Features
Limitations
Fibreglass mesh

Plastic mesh.
This is the most common type of mesh found in flyscreen doors and windows across Australia

Doesn’t kink or dent. Can be pulled very tight across a screen for optimal visibility and flat presentation
Versatile. Suits almost all types of door or window frames.
Affordable. Cheapest and easiest to replace
Allows good 2 way visibility

Surprisingly durable – will not rust, rot, shrink or stain. However can be torn by pets, kids etc

Aluminium Mesh

Similar thickness to fibreglass

Similar mesh thickness to fibreglass, but much stronger.
Is helpful in bushfire zones to repel ember attack.

Can kink when knocked.
Can appear wavy as it won’t stretch to a tight fit.

Stainless Steel Mesh

For screening windows and doors in the harshest conditions.

Meets government requirements for building standards in areas with Bushfire Attack Level (BAL) Ratings up to 40.
Fine mesh for good visibility
Corrosion Resistant – perfect for coastal environments

Can kink when knocked.
Can appear wavy as it won’t stretch to a tight fit.

Pet Mesh

Very tough vinyl coated polyester woven fibre mesh

Ideal for homes with pets and small children as this mesh is soft to touch, but hard to damage. It is considered to be up to 20 times stronger than Fibreglass mesh.

Due to the thickness, Pet mesh is a little darker to see through than fibreglass mesh.

Tough  mesh

Aluminium mesh.
Very tough.

Provides great protection from pets and children.
Clear Vision.