Retractable Screens

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OKANAGAN SHADE AND SHUTTER LTD. (OKSS) is the official Dealer Representative in Vernon, BC for Mirage Screen Systems Inc.

OKSS is locally owned and operated and you are more then welcome to visit our showroom.

Mirage Screen Systems Inc. is the manufacturer of the Mirage retractable screen doors, a feature-packed, top quality screening system. Mirage is headquartered in beautiful Surrey, BC where it is locally owned and operated and proud to be a member of the Greater Vancouver landscape.

The dynamic management team continually search for new ideas and partnerships in order to maintain its position as one of the industry leaders in in the manufacturing of high quality retractable screening systems. Mirage is recognized as a leader in innovation and quality, not only by its consumers and dealers/installers but also by its competitors.

We Service the Vernon and surrounding areas for all your Retractable Screen needs.

About Mirage

Benefits of Rectractable Screen Doors by Mirage

Now you can screen EVERY door in your home! Whether your home is a condo, single family home, apartment or duplex, there is a custom Mirage retractable screen door perfect for your home.

  • Entry Door Screens
  • French Door Screens
  • Patio Door Screens
  • Sliding Door Screens
  • In-Swing Door Screens
  • Out-Swing Door Screens
  • Terrace Door Screens

Mirage retractable screen doors will help keep your family healthy and comfortable, and your home attractive. You will naturally cool your home by opening the doors and cut those rising energy bills in the process! Why MIRAGE retractable screens? If you do a side by side comparison of a Mirage retractable screen door with any other brand retractable screen door, you will immediately see the QUALITY difference. In fact, that is exactly why most of Mirage’s local screen specialists became Mirage Dealers. They switched from selling inferior brands to proudly representing the top-of-the-line Mirage retractable screen door! Here are just a few of the features of Mirage retractable screens:

  • Components that are engineered to last!
  • Superior powder coating (and available in the widest range of colors!)
  • Ultra-smooth screen guides made from self-lubricating space-aged plastics!
  • Adjustable Spring Tension for smooth closing NEVER slamming doors!
  • Pet-friendly reinforced screen options!
  • Corrosion-resistance for oceanfront homes!

Locate your local Mirage Dealer to have them show you the difference! Mirage routinely cycle tests its product 250,000 times, the equivalent of 69 years of use if used 10 times daily. That’s the Mirage Retractable Screen Door quality you can count on!

Color Options for Mirage Screen Doors

A World of Screen Door Colors

To help you keep up with the latest trends in home decorating Mirage Screen Systems carries retractable screen doors in dozens of the latest architectural color schemes. One of the key benefits of Mirage retractable screen door color options is the ability to blend your new retractable screen with your home so that it is virtually unnoticeable. You can make certain of this when you buy a Mirage retractable screen door because whatever color you may be looking for or trying to match, Mirage Screen Systems has you covered.

Exceeding Paint Industry Standards

Our retractable screen door color finishes are especially formulated to resist UV rays and salt spray, exceeding AAMA 2604 paint standards (one of the toughest standards in the paint industry). Exceeding these standards is essential in retractable screen door manufacturing in order to ensure that the paint properly adheres to all aluminum retractable screen door parts and that our screen door products live up to our Mirage Limited Lifetime Warranty.

Seven (7) Standard Screen Door Colors

White and black retractable screen doors are the most popular but Mirage also carries standard colors in cream, wood, grey, and two shades of brown. Screen Door Colours

Ten (10) Screen Door Colors in Wood Grain

Mirage also gives you a choice of 10 different wood retractable screen door finishes so you can keep your home or vacation cottage warm and inviting with a beautiful matching wood grain color. View our PDF on Wood Grain Colors (Acrobat Reader PDF 110KB)

Over Twenty-five (25+) Designer Screen Door Colors

View our PDF for Designer Colors (Acrobat Reader PDF 243KB)

Can’t Find The Retractable Screen Door Color You Want?

Mirage Screen Systems also offers a custom color option, which allows you to create a personalized retractable screen door color in any color shade and practically every color hue imaginable. You pick the screen door color you want and we will custom create it for you. To find out more about how to order the right retractable screen door color for your home or cottage, or to request color samples, please:

Disclaimer: Colors may not appear exactly as shown. Contact your authorized Mirage dealer for proper color samples. Please note an additional charge applies to our designer, wood grain, and custom color program(s).

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Product Options for Mirage Screen Doors

How to Choose a Retractable Screen Door

There are a lot of retractable screen doors on the market, but not many can stand up to our Mirage screen door standards. We always recommend that you compare similar door products so you can properly evaluate the retractable screen door product features. Every Mirage retractable screen door has beenrigorously tested and is built for years of reliable service:

  • The retractable screen door guides (the plastic parts that guide the retractable screen open or closed) are manufactured from a durable, heavy duty space-age material and contains its own screen door lubricant. This long-lasting lubricant is what allows the retractable screen to slide with minimal effort and with minimal wear, providing years of reliable service.
  • The internal moving parts of the retractable screen door are treated with a unique lubricant that is resistant to a wide range of temperature changes and helps to ensure smooth operation while preventing corrosion and preventing annoying squeaks from developing.
  • The central shaft of the retractable screen door rotates in a silicon brass bushing allowing it to withstand literally hundreds of thousands of openings and closings without undue wear and tear of crucial parts.
  • Our Mirage retractable screen door products are routinely cycle tested up to a quarter million times! That equates to about 69 years of continuous use if you average using your retractable screen door 10 times per day, 365 days of the year. In other words, our retractable screen doors are designed for real world use.
  • Mirage Screen Systems strives to make the best quality retractable screen door products possible. We are proud to have developed a solid reputation for making retractable screen doors that have the longest trouble free life span on the market. And, our products are easy to install, easy to use, and packaged to compliment the décor of your home.

For a closer look at Mirage retractable screen door product features, select and click on the individual product buttons displayed in the screen door image below:

Retractable Door Screens Quality & Warranty

Warranty Registration »

Terms and Conditions Mirage Screen Systems Inc. warrants solely to the original purchaser of Mirage Screens that the screen purchased shall be free from defects in materials and workmanship under normal use for as long as the screen is owned by the original purchaser and until the ownership of the screen is transferred to another. This Limited Warranty does not apply to: (a) damage due to normal weathering, chalking, scratching, fading, corrosive atmosphere contaminants (eg. chemical fumes, pollution, salt), volcanic ash, lightning, windstorms, tornadoes, or any other act of God, explosions, riots, civil disturbances, war, misuse or abuse, or other causes beyond the control of Mirage Screen Systems Inc. b) non residential applications (c) mesh and mesh components; (d) asserted defects caused by modification, misuse, or abuse, or improper maintenance of the screen; (e) asserted defects* involving subjective personal likes or judgments**; (f) defects asserted by any purchaser who did not purchase the screen from an authorized Mirage distributor or dealer in the United States of America or Canada; (g) defects asserted by any purchaser who did not have the screen installed by an authorized Mirage distributor or dealer; or (h) asserted defects caused by doorway conditions beyond the control of Mirage Screen Systems Inc., its authorized distributors and dealers. Exceptions: Motors, electrical accessories and chain drives: Mirage Screen Systems Inc. warrants the electronic motors, electrical accessories and chain drives for a period of five years, commencing from the date of installation for the original purchaser, against failure under expected normal use. Warranty is void if the electrical motor or electrical components are exposed to water, acts of God or abnormal conditions. *The term “defect” as used in this warranty, is defined as imperfections which impair the utility of the product. Wrinkles in the mesh or puckering along its edges in itself does not constitute a defect. **Combinations of mesh fabric, fabric production lot, unit size, location and wind conditions may cause variations in the fabric’s appearance and smoothness of extension and retraction of unit. This warranty includes the costs of removal, shipping and installation of the defective materials for a period of one year from the date of original installation by an authorized Mirage distributor or dealer and a lifetime on all parts with the exception of mesh, speed reducers and their components, excluding installation and shipping.

Limitation on Obligations

The obligations of Mirage Screen Systems Inc. hereunder are limited to repair or replacement (at our sole discretion) of affected parts of the screen found to be defective under this Limited Warranty. In no event shall Mirage Screen Systems Inc. be liable for damages of any type, including, but not limited to: economic loss; or any indirect, punitive, special, incidental, or consequential damages of any type, including, but not limited to, time, wages or lost profits, of any nature or kind or for damages to or loss of property, whether caused by negligence or otherwise. Any implied warranty, is hereby limited in duration to that of the express limited warranty contained in this document, unless a shorter period is permitted by law. This document sets forth the entire liability of Mirage Screen Systems Inc. with respect to Mirage Retractable Screens. Some states and provinces do not allow limitations on how long an implied warranty lasts or the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitations or exclusions may not apply to you.

No Other Express Warranties

The Limited Warranty set forth herein constitutes the entire express warranty and representation of Mirage Screen Systems Inc. with regard to the Mirage Retractable screen product. This Limited Warranty shall be controlling over any conflicting terms and conditions of any purchase orders, contracts or invoices which may be executed in connection with the purchase of Mirage Retractable screens. No representation or warranty made by any Mirage distributor, dealer, agent, representative or employee shall be binding upon Mirage Screen Systems Inc. other than as set forth herein.

Claim Procedures

Before proceeding with a claim, carefully read the preceding warranty to ensure your claim is covered by the terms of the warranty. Ensure the screen has been properly maintained and cleaned in accordance with the recommendations below. Contact your local authorized Mirage Retractable screen dealer for service – provide proof of purchase and your claim details. Mirage Screen Systems Inc. shall review with the dealer the description of the asserted defect, examine the screen if necessary, and make service, repairs and replacements as appropriate under this Limited Warranty. Mirage Screen Systems Inc. its distributors and dealers will NOT be responsible for removal or shipping costs if this process is not followed. If you are not satisfied with the service you receive at any point during the claim process, please contact us directly toll free at 855-488-7655. Printable Version: English Warranty Certificate (Acrobat Reader PDF 160KB) French Warranty Certificate (Acrobat Reader PDF 149KB)

Retractable Screen Doors – Care & Maintenance

Frequently Asked Questions About Mirage Screen Doors

Mirage Screen Systems is dedicated to helping you find the right retractable screen door solution for your home or unique outdoor space. This retractable screen door FAQ page should answer most of your questions. For any additional questions please contact your local authorized Mirage dealer who would be more than happy to provide a free consultation. To find an authorized dealer near you, use our Dealer Locator tool.

  1. What is a Retractable Screen Door?
  2. Where can I buy a Mirage Retractable Screen Door?
  3. Is the Mirage Retractable Screen Door Durable?
  4. Do Mirage Retractable screens work on any door?
  5. Why is Mirage the best retractable screen door on the market?
  6. How much do Mirage’s retractable door screens cost?
  7. How do I fix a Mirage Retractable Screen door if someone walks into it?
  8. Do Mirage Retractable Screen Doors help reduce the cost of air conditioning?
  9. Do Mirage Retractable Screen Doors require cleaning and maintenance?
  10. Will Mirage Retractable Door Screens reduce glare on my TV or provide any solar protection?
  11. Does the Retractable Screen Door stay closed when a pet or person brushes up against it?
  12. I want to make a statement – what colors do Mirage Screen Doors come in?
  13. Do you have large retractable screen doors for an overhead garage door?
  14. Do Mirage Retractable Screen Doors have a backer on it?
  15. Will a Mirage Retractable Screen Door slam shut?
  16. Can I replace my sliding patio screen door with a Mirage Retractable Screen?
  17. Can I install a Mirage Retractable Screen on the door between my garage and house?
  18. How do I install a Mirage retractable screen door?
  19. How long does it take to install a Mirage Retractable Screen?
  20. What is the Mirage Retractable Screen Door warranty like?

What is a Retractable Screen Door? For those who have not used a retractable screen door before, these are insect screens that roll into a compact housing. Retractable screen doors are designed to not interfere with your regular door function and you only see the door screen when it is in use. The retractable screen easily extends from the housing and is held in place by a magnetic latch. The door screen easily retracts with the help of a spring-loaded roller tube that is built into the unit housing. The majority of homeowners prefer a retractable screen door over more traditional slider doors as they do not obstruct landscape or vista views. When you book a retractable screen door consultation your local authorized Mirage Screen Dealer can demonstrate how the retractable screen works, using a tabletop model. This will help you visualize how it can work in your home! Alternately, please view our retractable screen door photos and demo videosonline. Where can I buy a Mirage Retractable Screen Door? Our retractable screen doors are available throughout North America through ourAuthorized Dealers. Is the Mirage Retractable Screen Door durable? Perhaps the best way to answer this question is to say that the majority of feedback from our dealers across North America (who install various types of screen doors) is on how durable our retractable screens really are. Mirage Screen Systems is virtually free from service calls, from day to day, and from year to year. Unlike other flimsy and mediocre quality retractable door screen brands, Mirage Screens are practically problem free! Learn more about Mirages’ built to last mantra! Do Mirage Retractable Screens work on any door? Yes! Mirage retractable screen doors are fully customizable to fit almost any type or size of door including in-swing and out-swing doors. You will be glad to know that Mirage Screens also work on French (double) doors as well as sliding glass patio doors. Your local screen door dealer can custom install your new Mirage retractable screen door; up to 108” high and up to 55” wide (or 110” wide for a French door). If you have a large door opening, Mirage Screens also offers motorized screens as wide as 25 feet and as high as 16 feet in a single unit. These motorized screens can be as small as 3 feet by 3 feet. Please ask your local authorized Mirage Screen Dealer for additional information on automated screen solutions at just the touch of a button. Why is Mirage the best retractable screen door on the market? Rather than sales copy here we’ll just say that in a side-by-side comparison, our product’s quality is evident and can speak for itself. Not all products on the market are the same. Mirage was one of the first retractable screens on the market and has the experience to ensure an extremely high quality product. We highly recommend you shop around and compare retractable screen doors to make sure you get the right one for your home. The screen specialist who takes care of your customization and installation is also important during this buying process! How much do Mirage’s retractable door screens cost? When you factor in the level of quality, customer service and skilled installation, you’ll find that Mirage Retractable Door Screens are very competitively priced. Each screen door is unique and customized for your entryway(s) and as such an authorized Mirage Dealer will be able to provide an accurate cost estimate. A simple phone call with a dealer is often all it takes to get a quote! The Mirage Screen Door Dealer will ask a few questions to make sure you get the right retractable screen door for your home and then provide a price. Please note that some door screen solutions may require an in-home visit before the quote can be provided. How do I fix a Mirage Retractable Screen door if someone walks into it? Rescreening our retractable screen doors isn’t a big deal. Just contact your localauthorized Mirage dealer to arrange a rescreening appointment. Do Mirage Retractable Screen Doors help reduce the cost of air conditioning? Yes! Mirage Screen Doors are designed to boost the flow of fresh air into the home, which naturally cools your home. This is a great “green” energy efficient alternative to running costly air conditioning units. Remember, a better ventilated home not only reduces your air conditioning bill but also makes you and your family more comfortable. Do Mirage Retractable Screen Doors require cleaning and maintenance? You’ll be amazed how simple our retractable screen doors are to clean and maintain. And when you do, they operate incredibly smoothly and maintain a like-new appearance. In fact, most of our customers are drawn to the fact that Mirage door screens are very low maintenance. Our annual maintenance plan recommends that once a year you clean and clear the tracks, vacuum the housing for dirt and debris, and then liberally lubricate the top and bottom tracks and plastic guides with Mirage’s silicone spray lubricant (available from your dealer). We also recommend that you inspect the door screens for cuts, scratches or holes. If you find holes or damage, we recommend repairing and replacing damaged screens right away. You can read moredetails about door screen cleaning and maintenance or speak directly with your local Mirage dealer. Will Mirage Retractable Door Screens reduce glare on my TV or provide any solar protection? At Mirage, we recognize the benefits of a multi-functional screen door solution. This is why we offer a number of solar protection options for your home, whether it is keeping the glare off your TV or adding shade to your outdoor space. Please speak with one of our authorized Mirage Dealers who can help you assess your requirements. Our Mirage dealers are up for the challenge of solving your problems with our quality product. Keeping your home livable and comfortable is our goal! Does the Retractable Screen Door stay closed when a pet or person brushes up against it? Yes! With our secure Super Magnet latch system that is 3 times stronger than our competitor latches, you can be sure that the Mirage retractable screen door will stay closed. The Mirage Super Magnet latch is anti-corrosive, unlike any other competitor screen system, which means no more rust. I want to make a statement – what colors do Mirage Screen Doors come in? At Mirage Screens, we are designers at heart. We offer a limitless selection of colors with our unique custom color match program. Mirage Screen Doors come in seven standard colors, 10 different wood grain colors, and 25+ designer screen colors. Your Mirage Screen dealer can help you pick a color that blends with your home’s style or makes a bold statement. Do you have large retractable screen doors for an overhead garage door? Absolutely! For this application the Mirage motorized screen door solution is probably best as it comes in sizes up to 25 feet wide and 16 feet tall. The best part of our garage door screens is that they are motorized – meaning you can open and close them at the push of a button. We invite you to visit our photo gallery to see how these motorize screen doors can work in your home. Or contact a local Mirage Dealer for further details. Do Mirage Retractable Screen Doors have a backer on it? No, because a backer is not beneficial. In order to clean your screen door each season (or year) you need to be able to completely extend the screen mesh material. A backer prevents you from doing this and would require you to hire a technician to come to your home to remove the backer and then reinstall it after the screen has been cleaned. Backers are not easy to remove and interfere with the normal maintenance of your screen door. Will a Mirage Retractable Screen Door slam shut? No. Nothing is more annoying than a screen door that slams shut, and Mirage screens will not do this. Your Mirage dealer will install your door so that it will open and close exactly how you choose. Perhaps you need a high tension screen to resist wind, or a very loose tension to reduce door slam.  Please keep in mind that the tauter the mesh screen is the longer it will last. In addition to tension control, Mirage Screen doors can also be equipped with Soft-Close technology that prevents accidental slamming. With Mirage, you are in complete control of how soft or quickly your retractable screen door closes. Can I replace my sliding patio screen door with a Mirage Retractable Screen? Most definitely! This is a popular alternative to rickety patio screen doors. The Mirage retractable screen is installed on the stationary panel in the center of the door. When you need the screen door in place simply pull the retractable screen door out to cover the opening. When not in use, simply retract the door screen and it won’t obstruct your view or get in your way! Can I install a Mirage Retractable Screen on the door between my garage and house? This too, is a popular screen option. In most cases this is superior to having a traditional screen door. Rather than having to open both the door and the screen door, the Mirage Screen Door retracts when not in use. This means you only have to open one door while balancing your load of groceries. This is the practical solution that makes sense! How do I install a Mirage retractable screen door? There is no need to worry about how to install your new retractable screen door. Each door screen is custom made for each application and as such, all Mirage retractable screen doors are installed by sceen professionals. For in-swing doors, your Mirage dealer will install the screen inside the doorjamb or outside on the door’s trim. For out-swing doors, your Mirage dealer will install the screen inside the home. Your authorized Mirage dealer will discuss all the installation details during your free screen door consultation. How long does it take to install a Mirage Retractable Screen? It can take between 1 and 2 hours to install a Mirage retractable screen door, depending on the type of application. What is the Mirage Retractable Screen Door warranty like? Mirage proudly offers a full one-year warranty on parts and labor and a limited lifetime warranty on all parts under normal use. Please note that the screen mesh and speed reducer products are specifically excluded from the warranty. Please visit ourWarranty page for more details or speak with your local dealer.