Sealing The Base

1. Mesh & Colors
2. Top Attachment
3. Doorways & Fasteners
4. Sealing the Base
5. Project Planning
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4. Sealing the Base

Imagine for a moment, we laid a 20ft belt from the Jolly Green Giant on the side walk. If you step on one end, and Mr. Jolly Green stands on the other end, it would be hard to lift the middle of the belt. The little bit of horizontal tension would be enough to keep the belt down. Marine snaps every 6 – 12ft help to maintain horizontal tension along the base especially in the corners. Generally, this is the spacing of support columns where marine snaps can be placed into the base of the column.

Sealing the Base Explained in under 90 Seconds

Elastic Cord – “Vertical Ribs”

Commonly Used for Tracking Attachment With Path Inside Columns

Curtains with tracking attachment typically take a path on the inside of your columns often with configurations where panels straddle a corner. Elastic cord “pinches” the curtain to the corner column. Think of elastic cord as a large bungee cord clipped vertically between 2 D-rings. Elastic cord is not attached to the curtain at all. It acts as a false column giving the curtain a corner rib inside the curtain to brace the curtain in the breeze and help to maintain horizontal tension.

These vertical elastic cord ribs can be placed anywhere to add support to the curtain in breezy conditions (not just at corners). The best location is in front of columns to act as a giant rubber band to “pinch” the curtain to the column.

Elastic Cord Explained in under 90 Seconds

Tether Clips

Outdoor Insect Curtains are Designed for a Relaxed Fit

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Sealing The Base

1. Mesh & Colors
2. Top Attachment
3. Doorways & Fasteners
4. Sealing the Base
5. Project Planning
Order

Sealing The Base

Imagine for a moment, we laid a 20ft belt from the Jolly Green Giant on the side walk. If you step on one end, and Mr. Jolly Green stands on the other end, it would be hard to lift the middle of the belt. The little bit of horizontal tension would be enough to keep the belt down. Marine snaps every 6 - 12ft help to maintain horizontal tension along the base especially in the corners. Generally, this is the spacing of support columns where marine snaps can be placed into the base of the column.

Sealing the Base Explained in under 90 Seconds

Elastic Cord - "Vertical Ribs"

Commonly Used for Tracking Attachment With Path Inside Columns

Curtains with tracking attachment typically take a path on the inside of your columns often with configurations where panels straddle a corner. Elastic cord "pinches" the curtain to the corner column. Think of elastic cord as a large bungee cord clipped vertically between 2 D-rings. Elastic cord is not attached to the curtain at all. It acts as a false column giving the curtain a corner rib inside the curtain to brace the curtain in the breeze and help to maintain horizontal tension.

These vertical elastic cord ribs can be placed anywhere to add support to the curtain in breezy conditions (not just at corners). The best location is in front of columns to act as a giant rubber band to "pinch" the curtain to the column.

Elastic Cord Explained in under 90 Seconds

Tether Clips

Outdoor Insect Curtains are Designed for a Relaxed Fit

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