Building a Screen Enclosure for Your Pool

By: Danny Lipford

To keep your pool area free from unwanted leaves and insects, a custom built, aluminum framework can be erected over your entire pool and covered with durable screening. Watch this video to find out more.


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  • Official Comment:

    Thomas Boni Says:
    November 28th, 2018 at 11:02 am

    Hi, Bruce,
    Thanks for your interest in the product used for this episode.
    This video is nine years old, so, unfortunately, we no longer have that information.
    Take care!

  • Bruce Says:
    November 27th, 2018 at 6:38 pm

    Who makes / installs the aluminum screen pool enclosure in your video?

  • Official Comment:

    Thomas Boni Says:
    November 15th, 2018 at 4:26 pm

    Hi, Joe, features home improvement advice from the nationally syndicated TV show “Today’s Homeowner” and its experts.
    We don’t sell construction products on this website, but we encourage checking your local home center for these materials.
    Good luck!

  • Joe Harmon Says:
    November 15th, 2018 at 10:25 am

    have a 24×32 deck with a swim spa want a price on a free standing screen inclosure

  • Mike and Den Says:
    November 9th, 2018 at 7:28 am

    We were hit by hurricane Michael and it tore off and twisted up our screened pool enclosure, attached to the house. Unfortunately our insurance company is not giving enough for us to have it professionally done. We need roof repairs, carpet, fence, gutters, debris removal. We loved using the area right off the sliding door, we need brown to match the patio furniture. It was a 3 sided enclosure. Coming off of the roof of our outdoor sitting area.

  • Sabin zara Says:
    June 12th, 2017 at 1:32 pm

    Is your pool surround (either paving or decking) in good condition? Is it level and solid? In order for a pool enclosure to work easily and efficiently your paving should be as level as possible and also the paving should be reasonably smooth, particularly if you are not having a tracked system.

    If you have opted for a tracked system then this is not so crucial. However if the surround is particularly uneven, you may need to consider fixing a level boarding, or platform to even it out.

    The smoother the pool surround, the easier the enclosure will operate.

  • beverly sands Says:
    April 19th, 2017 at 4:05 pm

    Where do I get a kit for a screened in pool


  • james pinson Says:
    March 26th, 2017 at 3:09 pm

    Where do I shop to buy the aluminum pieces and the proper brackets to build a pool enclure?

  • Official Comment:

    Ben Erickson Says:
    March 29th, 2012 at 1:39 pm

    Hi Pfry,
    We don’t have information on the type of screen that was used on the pool enclosure, but you can find a link to the company that made it and contact them directly in our article on the project at

  • pfry Says:
    March 29th, 2012 at 7:49 am

    what kind, brand of screening was used in pool enclosure video and where can I buy it?

  • Official Comment:

    Ben Erickson Says:
    March 29th, 2010 at 9:00 am

    Hi Aleksandr,
    Other than the video you see here, we do not have further information available on how to make a screen enclosure.

    March 26th, 2010 at 7:23 pm


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Building a Screen Enclosure for Your Pool