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Pull Chain Roll Down Window & Patio Screens

AtoZScreens-SacramentoCA-RollDownScreenMeasurementsWhether you’re looking to make your patio area a cool, comfortable place to enjoy or keep the sun’s harsh glare from blasting in through your windows, Roll Down Sun Screens are up to the task! Roll Down Screens can be installed in a variety of applications such as aluminum or wood trellis-type patio covers, or directly over your windows (inside or outside the home). Our Roll Down Screens will be an upgrade to your home that you will enjoy for years to come.

Tucked discreetly out of the way when not in use...

Tucked discreetly out of the way when not in use…

Adjustable to any height with a pull of the chain...

Adjustable to any height with a pull of the chain…

Roll Down’s provide excellent heat reduction, glare reduction, day time privacy and outward visibility.

Roll Down’s provide excellent heat reduction, glare reduction, day time privacy and outward visibility.

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A to Z’s roll down screens are manufactured with Phifer Suntex or Textaline fabrics in several colors and available with both 80% or 90% fabric densities. Most customers find that the 90% density is most beneficial for their application.

AtoZScreens-SacramentoCA-ManualRollDownScreenManually operated with a beaded nylon chain and high-quality clutch assembly, our roll down screens offer years of trouble-free use! With such a simple design, there is little to break, and nothing to maintain. Impervious to harsh outside conditions, roll down screens are made to withstand Mother Nature’s abuse while providing you with cool, comfortable shade.

Roll down screens create an instant wall of privacy & shade for you and your guests!

Roll down screens create an instant wall of privacy & shade for you and your guests!

Don’t surrender your leisure patio time to the sun! Reclaim your patio with our Roll Down Sunscreens!

Even though they have installed an expensive patio cover, many customers discover that as the sun begins setting low on the horizon, the harsh heat and glare get beneath the edge of the patio cover and prevent them from comfortably enjoying their oasis. By installing roll down screens, you’ll find yourself spending more time enjoying your patio the way you thought you would, without the hassle of the glare and heat. And besides… your guests and family will thank you!

AtoZScreens-SacramentoCA-ScreenRolledUpUnlike patio umbrellas or other shading devices that take up precious patio floor space, roll down screens are rolled up and neatly and stored unnoticed out of the way when not in use. But when the sun comes lurking… they’re an instant way to create a cool, shaded oasis to enjoy! If you aren’t spending as much time on your back patio because of the heat and glare, consider roll down screens as a solution to your back patio blues!

Roll down screens are very difficult to see through from the outside...

Roll down screens are very difficult to see through from the outside…

... and provide a surprisingly unobstructed view from the inside looking outward!

… and provide a surprisingly unobstructed view from the inside looking outward!

You’ll be amazed by how clearly you can see into the yard as you sit protected by the roll down’s cool shade. In addition, if your back yard needs a little privacy, roll down screens are an attractive looking way to keep prying eyes from looking into your home. Maintaining your view as well as your privacy is especially important for folks who’s home sits on a golf course or near a public walkway area.

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When traditional fixed sun screens aren’t the solution for your needs, roll down screens can be a viable option. Some customers are reluctant to install traditional sun screens which always cover the window. Roll down sunscreens offer a more flexible solution which allows them to have a sun screen covering the window only during the part of the day when the sun is bothersome. For all other times, the roll down screens can be rolled up neatly out of the way.


AtoZScreens-SacramentoCA-OperatingRollDownScreenRoll down screens are also an ideal solution for commercial office or storefront applications. If your reception area or offices are affected by the sun’s harsh glare pouring through your windows, A to Z’s roll down sunscreens are a classy and cost effective solution to cutting down the glare! Your customers and employees will thank you!

AtoZScreens-SacramentoCA-RollDownScreenManufacturingMany customers are surprised to learn that A to Z manufactures our manual roll down screens in- house, thus saving you expensive shipping and handling charges!

AtoZScreens-SacramentoCA-RollDownScreenMeasurementsA to Z custom makes all of our roll down screens to fit your needs perfectly! One size fits all does not apply here! Our roll down screens are available in sizes anywhere from one foot wide up to 13 feet wide with a drop as far as 7 ½ feet. Openings wider than 13 feet will require two separate roll downs.

With Screens wider than 8 feet, a built-in counter spring assist clutch is installed. Much like your garage door spring, it makes a large, heavy screen roll up as if it were light as a feather. If you suffer from arthritis or your grip strength is not what it used to be, you may purchase any roll down screen with a spring assist clutch for an additional cost.


Chain safety device

To keep the chain neatly against the wall and to prevent choking accidents, beaded chains are most often held at the bottom with a chain safety device.

AtoZ's roll down screens don't need a cover.

A to Z’s roll down screens don’t need a cover.

When rolled up and out of use, the roll down screens are not covered or tucked into any type of cassette or storage device. A to Z’s roll down screens are made to withstand years of weather without damage or deterioration.


The Benefits of Roll Down Sun Screens

  • Cools the home up to FIFTEEN DEGREES!
  • Significantly blocks the sun’s glare without blocking the view.
  • Saves energy by reducing your air conditioning use up to 30%.
  • Increase your daytime privacy while maintaining a clear view looking out your window. Remember, with sunscreens, you don’t have to close your curtains/blinds/shades and lose your view! Solar Screens are difficult to see through from the outside!
  • Reduces fading and sun rot on your furniture, drapes and carpet commonly caused by the sun’s harsh rays.
  • Reduces utility costs! Sunscreens often pay for themselves within 2-4 years in air conditioning savings alone!
  • Allows the breeze in, but not the heat
  • Roll Down Screens can be installed on patio covers, or directly onto windows either inside or outside.
  • Less expensive than most drapes, awnings, or blinds.
  • Works with window open or closed.
  • No ugly bubbling, peeling or scratches due to window tinting.
  • Adds value to the structure.
  • More beautiful and attractive building exterior.



In some situations, you may want the convenience of remote control for your roll down screens. A to Z is ready to discuss all the options for you and your home.

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We love A to Z!

Last year we had you guys install sunscreens on the windows of our home and they REALLY made a HUGE difference! This year, we decided to do the roll down screens like you suggested last year (love how you guys drew a picture of our house and gave us prices on lots of things so we can pick and choose as we can afford).

I was really nervous about drilling into our aluminum patio cover, but your installer explained how it is done so the screws would stay tight and wouldn’t strip out over time… It’s nice to know you’ll listen to my concerns and that I’m being helped by experienced folks who won’t ruin my things!

Now that the work is finished, I’m even surprised how much more time we spend outside in our back yard! Having a totally shaded area to hang out in…OR to send the kids out to is NICE!

And the best part is that we can roll them up and store them out of the way when we’re done! Thanks for your good work, A to Z!


~ Megan Casemere, Sacramento, CA Read more »