Monday, March 22, 2010

Screen Door Latch

Thanks to Karen for her suggestion for a latch for our screen door on the motorhome. She has pictures of this modification on her website, under the modifications. In fact she has LOTS of modifications that we never thought of.
I was concerned the kitties could push the door open and escape.  We had been trying to figure out a good way to secure the door, but we’re not as inventive as Karen.
We went on a search at Lowe’s today for these latches.  I had never seen this type of latch before and didn’t really know what we were looking for, but Al managed to find them.
Al removed a screw already on the screen door and attached these.  They work like a charm.
They are on the inside.  You can open the plastic slider from the outside to open the door if you are outside and want to lock the door.  It did leave a little scratch on the frame, until we made an adjustment.
Thanks works great.


  1. Glad it worked out for you!

    Our dogs could bump the screen door open so easily if they saw something out in the campsite or passing on the road, and be gone like a shot. We needed something to hold it shut, just in case.

    Karen and Steve

  2. Our motorhome has a good, safe lock for the dogs but our previous motorhome did not and the screen door opened easily with our tiny dogs pushing on it. Wish we had seen this mod back then. I love seeing mods that other RVers make. Good job!


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