Homitt Magnetic Screen Door Review

Thanks for taking the time to read our review of one of the best selling magnetic screen doors called the "Homitt Magnetic Screen Door."

This screen door will fit any door up to 36" x 82" so always check your door size before ordering any of this type of door covering product. This product comes with a video installation guide to make the installation a great deal easier.

There are over 2,500 buyer online reviews, so you can tell from that one simple statistic, that this magnetic door screen has sold in its thousands. That is always a great sign.

Buyers also seem extremely satisfied with their purchase as they have rated this with a 90% buyer satisfaction rating. So it sells well and overall the buyer reviews are extremely good.

It also comes with a 12 month warranty.

In the remainder of this review, we get into the main detail of this product. However, just below we have given you a very brief summary of the product ratings.

“This screen door is a great way to keep the bugs and mosquitoes out and let the fresh air in, and best of all easy to install .”

Homitt Magnetic Screen Door - Summary Review


Overall Rating:

4.5 / 5

Effectiveness

Easy Install  

Cost

Buyers get this screen for a number of reasons which we have listed below:

  • To allow pets to go in and out without scratching at the door
  • To help keep annoying bugs of all kinds out of the home
  • To keep your hands free as you walk in and out through the mesh

Video Review of the Homitt Magnetic Screen Door

We searched online to try and find the most useful videos on this product, that we thought would be of value to our readers. We think that this one explains it the best.

We have also included a couple of installation videos later in this review.

How Buyers Rate the Homitt Magnetic Screen Door

We checked all of the websites who sell this particular screen. We then made a note of the ratings given to those by people who bought the product, used it and then took the time to leave a review.

Different methods are used by different websites to rate products such as star ratings and scores out of 10. We made a note of these and then worked out all of the average ratings from the various websites.

We found the easiest way to express these is in a percentage form with a maximum score of 100%. Generally speaking we found that any product with a score of 80% and above was a very good product.

  • 0-50% (0-2.5 stars) - not recommended
  • 51-60% (2.5-3 stars) - buy with caution
  • 61-70% (3-3.5 stars) - be aware there may be particular issues
  • 71-80% (3.5 - 4 stars) - usually good but may have some smaller issues
  • 81-90% (4 -4.5 stars) - A good reliable product with minor complaints
  • 91-100% (4.5-5 stars) - An excellent product, though a small percentage of buyers may have had minor problems

You can see below the buyer ratings for this particular product.

90%
Buyer Satisfaction
  • Overall buyers have rated this door with a 90% buyer satisfaction rating
  • 72% of all buyers gave this a full 5 star review
  • 5% of all buyers gave this a bad review

What Buyers Say About the Homitt Magnetic Screen Door

We know that overall the buyer rating is very good for this magnetic screen door. However we always like to include what buyers have to say.

That includes the advantages and of course any problems or issues that they have found after buying and using the product.

The easiest way to summarize these is to put them in a pros and cons table which you can read just below.

Pros

  • Buyers said this was very easy to install and takes about 15-20 minutes
  • The vast majority of buyers thought this was really good value for money
  • The majority of buyers said that if fitted properly, then this scree works really well
  • Buyers said this screen is tough enough to stand up to normal wear and tear

Cons

  • A few buyers say this was a cheaply made product
  • A couple of buyers said the assembly instructions were poorly written
  • Some buyers thought that the mesh ripped too easily

Conclusion:

Overall as you can see the reviews are very good from the vast majority of buyers. Like most products a few buyers had issues as we have described above.

Homitt Magnetic Screen Door with Heavy Duty Mesh Curtain

How to Install the Homitt Magnetic Screen Door

This magnetic screen door installs and uninstalls in about 15-30 minutes. This particular screen relies on using a sticky velcro tape to attach to the frame. That can then have pins inserted for added strength if required.

If you watched the video above, you can see that this can be done by one person, though it is easier if a couple of people can do the job together.

Our Opinion on the Homitt Magnetic Screen Door

We have no hesitation in recommending this magnetic screen door. It is good value for money, and gets high buyer satisfaction ratings.

Homitt Magnetic Screen Door FAQ

Question - How long does it take to install the mesh door?

Answer - Around 15-30 minutes is the average installation time. It is also easier to install with two people and of course that little bit faster. A small step ladder is also very useful for most people so as you can easily get to the top of the foor frame.

Question - Can This be used if the door opens outwards?

Answer -  Yes you can still use this type of screen. The difference is of course that you will have to fit it on the inside of the frame.

Question - Will the sticky velcro peel away the paint if removing the screen?

Answer - Yes it will and is close to impossible to stop this from happening. On PVC or polyurethane finishes, it will still leave some marks, but these can be removed.

Question -  Can this screen be made smaller?

Answer - You should never cut this mesh as it will fray. The only solution is to buy a screen that is smaller or buy this one and fold it to size.

Question - What type of mesh is used?

Answer - The screen is made from a polyester mesh.

Enda McLarnon
 

Enda McLarnon is now retired and is now enjoying writing about his love of power tools. All types of these tools are now available and they make working on projects and DIY jobs around the home a great deal of fun