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How to replace screendoor corners & rollers

A home owner from Austin, TX says:
After looking through your website I've concluded that I need to replace what's in the picture with your 95-020 corner & 84-091 roller screendoor parts. But I don't know how to get the corner out of the top/bottom sections of the door frame. When I forced one the corner simply broke in two leaving part of it in the horizontal section of the door frame. It appears that the horizontal sections of the aluminum door frame were "embossed" after the corner was pushed into position. See the indention near the center of the picture. Thanks for any help.
A customer submitted photo of a screen door roller.
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Dave from SWISCO responded:
Thanks for posting! I hope I can help.

Looking at your photo, it seems like the corner has been pinned into the screen frame. I think that you will have to drill out the door frame where that pin mark is. That should release the corner from the door. To reset the corner, use a small screw like our 33-071.

As a side note--try to install the new roller without removing the corner. It's a little tricky, but can be done, and it will help in the long run. Use a small screwdriver to spread the holes in the roller housing to get over the pins in the corner. You might also need a small long nose pliers also.
A home owner from Glade Spring, Va says:
I was successful getting the corner out by simply taking a screw driver and punching from the adjustment screw side of the door. A few taps and some (little) prying and out it comes.
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