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Leaf Spring for Window Screen

A home owner from Chicago, IL says:
Hi...I'm having a problem with one of my window screens. The problem is that I think that my building has sellted, and now Im having a problem keeping one of my window screens secure. I don't know the manufacturer of my windows or screens, as Im not the original owner. The problem is that there is a gap at the top where the screen slides in the track. The screen has a leaf spring like #70-011 that you sell. the screen fits nice and snug at the bottom, but the top is not. I have lost 2 screens on a windy day!!! I was hoping to find a leaf spring that is a bit longer than 3 1/8 inch that you sell. Is there such a thing, or is there another option.....Thanks
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Paul from SWISCO responded:
Thanks for posting! It sounds to me like the screens are cut too short. With the springs attached to screen, it should all be completely snugged in the frame without a gap. If you want, you can take a look at our 70-030 corner springs and see if they help. You won't have to drill new holes for them.
A quick learner from Sioux Falls ,South Dakota says:
Your number70-011 looks like it would work if only it was a little longer . My spread on the screen is 4 inches have you got one that would work
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Paul from SWISCO responded:
How about our 70-194? This spring will stretch to 4".
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