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12 in. x 20 ft. Kwikmesh Utility Screen Roll

  • Multi-purpose screening for durable and reliable use
  • Galvanized metal is rust-resistant for lasting performance
  • Great for vent repair, rodent control and more
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Product Overview

Multi-use screening in conveniently sized rolls. Recommended uses include ventilation for new construction, vent repair, rodent and insect control, and tree trunk protection. Kwikmesh is made from 1/8 in. corrosion resistant galvanized expanded metal. Kwikmesh is a versatile addition to any toolbox.
  • 12 in. x 20 ft. Roll
  • For custom vent fabrication and repair
  • Keep rodents and insects out of your attics and crawlspaces
  • Make a custom chimney cap to reduce the risk of flying embers
  • Cuts easily with aviation snips
  • California residents

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Specifications

Dimensions

Product Depth (in.)
4.5
Product Height (in.)
12
Product Width (in.)
4.5

Details

Color/Finish
Silver
Color/Finish Family
Silver
Features
Corrosion Resistant
Material
Galvanized Steel
Product Weight (lb.)
4.6
Returnable
90-Day

Warranty / Certifications

Manufacturer Warranty
N/A

Questions & Answers

16Questions13Answers

Is this hard or is it more flexible like fabric? For instance, if I trimmed a 12 in x 2 ft strip ...

Asked by Phx July 5, 2020
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Thank you for your inquiry, the wire mesh is made of .017 gauge galvanized steel and has a 1/8 inch mesh. Kwikmesh is sturdy and not flexible. Kwikmesh cuts easily with standard aviation shears. Ordinary scissors will not be strong enough. Cutting Kwikmesh exposes many sharp points and the roll tension may cause it to spring back. Always wear eye protection and gloves when working with Kwikmesh.

What is the gauge / thickness of the wire that makes up the mesh?

Asked by AZgolfer June 23, 2020
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No Idea

Will this keep my cat Leroy the Fiend from getting to the window screen and clawing his way to f...

Asked by GeezerGuy May 29, 2020
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Answer

Thank you for your question. The Kwik Mesh is produced from galvanized steel and has 1/8" openings. It is primarily used for preventing rodents and large insects from entering the house and attic through ventilation holes thus is a very effective rodent control method. In addition, yes, it will withstand a cat's clawing because it is galvanized mesh and not actual screen mesh.

To secure across an attic vent slot (between the ridge cap and the metal roof), can I just put sc...

Asked by renovatin May 12, 2020
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Answer

Thank you for your inquiry. Per our installation guide, the staples are suggested to keep the screen squares intact. User preference and if screws are used we would suggest a galvanized flat head and possibly a sealant around fasteners to prevent any moisture penetration.

What gauge?

Asked by SmilingJack May 17, 2019
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Answer

Thank you for your inquiry, .017 Galvanized Steel and 1/8 inch mesh.

What is the size between the wires? 1/8 in?? 1/4 inch? 1/2 inch? Does it provide fire blockage? Is it appropriate for foundation vents?

Asked by projects April 26, 2019
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Answer

Thanks for your inquiry. The Kwik Mesh is produced from galvanized steel and has 1/8" openings.

would this keep yellow jackets out?

Asked by lunchbox March 23, 2019
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How small of a hole they can enter? The openings are diamond shaped. Long end is 5/32 (.155), short is 7/64 (.105). (These decimal measurements are very accurate). If you overlap two pieces of screen it would definitely work. That might not be real easy unless you have good access around the opening though.

What gauge wire is used in this mesh?

Asked by Mike October 7, 2018
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Answer

Thank you for your inquiry. Our Kwikmeshes are all .017 gauge.

Can this be used as a bird deterrent (block roosting/nesting access areas, outdoor window/door si...

Asked by DanS September 13, 2018
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Just laying it down will not keep them away but it will keep them from being able to get into any area that is blocked off with this. It might be a bit overkill for birds. Aluminum window screen might be easier to work with, but if that's not heavy duty enough, this will definitely work.

can this be used to make a durable fire screen for an outdoor fire pit?

Asked by myimperium August 26, 2018
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Answer

I investigated this too and it's worth experimenting with it. I learned that fire curtains and chimney spark arrestor screens are made of stainless steel, for high heat resistance, where this mesh is only galvanized metal. The galvanizing makes it weather resistant, not weather proof, which means the galvanized coating will eventually wear (quickly burn) off. That said, you could cut a chunk you want and use it as needed, being aware that a wood burning, cauldorn-type fire will burn off the finish (not sure about propane), and you'll have to replace it once it's "cooked" (pun intended!). But the mesh itself is as small as the ready-made spark covers and do well in keeping hot, flying embers contained.

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Customer Reviews

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I purchased the 12 in. x 20 ft. Kwik Mesh Utility Screen Roll because it has 1/8 inch diamond-sha...
I purchased the 12 in. x 20 ft. Kwik Mesh Utility Screen Roll because it has 1/8 inch diamond-shaped openings that will keep the termites out of my attic better than the 1/4 inch openings on all of my existing roof vents. I used sheet metal (aviation) shears to cut the mesh into circles or squares to fit the various vents in my house. For the two large gable vents, which are 14 inches wide, it was necessary for me to use two overlapping pieces of the 12 inch-wide mesh. If you have any opening larger than 12 inches, there are larger format meshes available from home depot. Lastly, the quality of the 1/8 inch diamond grid is very accurate: If you cut along the grid your pieces will be cut perfectly square. Pictured is the Kwik Mesh Screen I used to make some custom-made powered attic vents. I used the 12 in. x 12 in. to 10 in. Ceiling Register Box, available from Home Depot, to be the frames for the powered attic vents.
by GregB
3 people found this helpful
Best vent screen
Best Screen to repair vents. This screen allows you to customize as you repair different sizes. Very easy to bend, and cut using shears. I have been using this type of screen for many years not only for repairs, but for other projects. Great price considering the quality of the screen.
by PestLegend
6 people found this helpful
Excellent. I used it in my RV air conditioners....
Excellent. I used it in my RV air conditioners. Keeps the hail from smashing the cooking fins.
by Rebuild
It did the job! I just wish it was carried...
It did the job! I just wish it was carried locally and I didn't have to wait a week to have it shipped...
by BETH
Worked great for my project. Had to enclose some openings in...
Worked great for my project. Had to enclose some openings in my Mother-in-laws house vents.
by HUTCH
Works perfectly for the task at hand. In fact I’m...
Works perfectly for the task at hand. In fact I’m ordering more.
by MARY
Easy to use.
Easy to use.
by silky
Used it to make wood frame "grids" to prevent Leroy...
Used it to make wood frame "grids" to prevent Leroy the Berserker (Ginger Tom Cat who has watched "Escape From Alcatraz" way too many times) from destroying too many screens when we open the windows for fresh air. Very effective & lets in more air than other grid material.
by GeezerGuy
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Rating provided by a verified purchaser
by HomeDepotCustomer
Good screen for replacing vent openings in your garage and roof vents. If it were 2 more inches ...
Good screen for replacing vent openings in your garage and roof vents. If it were 2 more inches wider would have worked on the wider standard roof vents
by Paul
3 people found this helpful
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