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Enjoy Lakeside Living!

Phantom Screens makes motorized screens a breeze

Summertime is Lake time!

Nothing gives you that summer feeling like sitting by the lake! Whether you love Lake Ontario, Lake Huron or Lake Joseph, enjoying fresh air, uninterrupted views and the natural beauty of your surroundings is made even better when you’re protected from flying insects. This stunning lake property chose to install Phantom Screens’ motorized screens on their outdoor patio, creating a barrier from insects while blending together the indoor and outdoor living space.

Enjoy the Outdoors

The owners of this beautiful, lake-side home wanted to spend more of their summer using their deck overlooking the lake. This required rain, wind and – in particular – bug protection, without sacrificing their beautiful view of the water and the natural light shining into their home. Visbeen Architects brought the perfect solution to life for them, with Phantom Screens.

Visbeen opted to integrate Phantom’s motorized screens into the ceiling and pillars of this beautiful home, allowing the screens to disappear completely when not in use. These homeowners chose an insect mesh, which also provides some shade from the direct glare of sunlight while allowing enhanced privacy. Phantom’s motorized screens appear at the touch of a button, retract out of sight when not needed – and now are available as wide as 40 feet.

Easy access at the touch of a button

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In this design, the screens enclose an outdoor dining and entertaining space, while providing easy access to the fire pit and to the water. Screens can be left partially open, fully open or closed, providing an enjoyable dining experience no matter the weather. These screens can be controlled using wall mounted and handheld remotes, or by smartphone app, and even offer home automation integration.

A myriad of choices

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Choose from fabrics, mesh & vinyl that can provide insect protection, solar heat control, natural ventilation, climate control or increase privacy. Phantom’s motorized screens can be programmed to come down and retract with sun and wind sensors, and be connected to your home automation system to have the screens come down at a specific time of day, providing total versatility.

In good hands

Phantom’s professional installation is the ideal way to ensure that design and size requirements are met and that the screens are properly installed for longevity of the parts, finishes and mesh.  A call to 1-888-PHANTOM or a visit is all it takes to begin planning your beautiful outdoor living space. Enjoy your summer even more with Phantom Screens.


Holly Attfield is an architectural technologist and project manager with Ontario Screen Systems Inc., Ontario’s distributor of Phantom Screens.  Photos of this project provided by Visbeen Architects.

For more information, visit or call 1-888-PHANTOM

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