No screws for screen door latch

A quick learner from South Haven Mich says:
Screen door latch does not have screws to attach to slider. (I removed wood veneer cover and need a replacement for it too). How to remove this latch set see photos.
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Emily from SWISCO responded:

Hi there!

It looks like you have our 83-122 or 83-123 . There should be an installation screw behind that round Pella logo circle which should just pull out. Let me know if this helps. 

A quick learner from Eagle River Wisconsin says:
I cannot seem to pop off the Pella label to expose the screw to replace handle. Any ideas how to get it off without destroying it?
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Tom from SWISCO responded:

I'm afraid there aren't really any other tricks to it. I've always just wedged a small screwdriver behind it. I guess depending on age it could really be in there, but that's pretty much the only way. I'm sorry I can't give you a better answer. These really are only made to come off one way.

A handy person from California says:


I replaced the Pella Latch on my screen door today. I decided to forward some photos for reference by other Pella owners to review.

I used a very thin-bladed screwdriver (and a small hammer) to wedge the round Pella Logo cover plate from the interior side of the door. This did not take a lot of force, as the cover plate is thin, and you can wedge the screwdriver between the edge of the cover plate and the surrounding material. In the images "IMG_B" and "IMG_C.jpg", you can see the small cylindrical peg at the opposite end of the door handle that aligns with a hole in the door frame, something I was not familiar with until I removed the handle. Once you remove the screw from the door handle (see IMG_A.jpg), simply back the plastic handle away from the door frame, slightly twisting the handle from left-to-right and back again as you back the plastic handle towards you (away from the door frame).

The replacement parts fit and function perfectly. I hope this helps.



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How to replace a Pella sliding screen door latch
How to replace a Pella sliding screen door latch
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