If you’re looking to enhance your home with retractable screens, look no further than New Horizons. We will give you straightforward insights into the selection, installation, and benefits of retractable screens, tailored for homeowners seeking to mesh indoor convenience with outdoor ambiance.

Key Takeaways

  • Motorized retractable screens are versatile for various large openings, and can be seamlessly integrated into a range of architectural designs. They come with customizable options including automation and a variety of materials and colors.
  • Retractable screens enhance outdoor living spaces by providing protection against insects and also reducing UV exposure and heat gain. You can customize your outdoor space to maximize airflow and visibility, reduce the sun’s glare and heat, or create a private outdoor retreat.
  • A precise and perfect fit for custom retractable screens requires a site visit to your home for measurements with installation following within 2-4 weeks. Budgetary pricing is also available via phone with provided details of your project. Also, our showroom in Winter Park, FL, offers a firsthand look at our entire line of high quality retractable options.
  • New Horizons is the only retractable screen supplier that offers an unparalleled Lifetime Warranty. This exclusive warranty covers the frame, mesh, motor and remote control.

The Magic of Motorized Retractable Screens

More than just screen doors, screens for large openings serve as gateways, transforming patios, lanais, and various outdoor spaces into cozy, safeguarded areas. Their versatility allows these large opening retractable screens to adorn many different spaces, including sliding patio doors, patios and lanais, garage doors, pergolas and even boat docks.

Made right here in Florida, these screens are built with high-quality materials, ensuring their longevity and durability.

Seamless Integration

Motorized retractable screens can harmoniously blend into a wide range of architectural designs, preserving the overall aesthetic of the structure without compromising functionality. Designed to be inconspicuous, these screens vanish into the background when retracted, promising a seamless integration.

Customizable Options

With an array of customizable features, motorized retractable screens offer options like:

  • Hand-held remotes
  • Wall switches
  • Smart phone integration
  • Integration with home automation systems

The remote control can be programmed to operate multiple screens, providing flexibility for use in different scenarios.

Furthermore, customers can choose from various colors for the frames and a selection of mesh materials such as insect screen, solar screen, or privacy screens all with a variety of colors.

Energy Efficiency

Retractable solar screens offer unparalleled energy efficiency by maintaining comfortable temperatures and reducing cooling costs. By blocking solar heat gain during the hottest parts of the day, these screens contribute to a decrease in energy costs.

Surface Mount Installations

The modern and sleek look of our surface mounted motorized screens are designed to be a clean and unobtrusive addition to your outdoor space. This installation style provides a distinct design element, and during our onsite visit to your home the multiple installation styles can be explained and discussed.

Recessed Installations

Recessed retractable screen installations provide a hidden look by integrating motorized screens into structural elements of your home during the build process. During construction, these screens can be built into the building structure for a completely hidden installation, allowing the screen and tracks to be embedded into the structure of the home without detracting from the design.

Enhance Your Outdoor Living Experience with Retractable Screens

Providing protection and comfort, extra wide retractable screens enhance your outdoor living experience. They can be outfitted with various mesh options to:

  • Protect from bugs
  • Reduce UV exposure
  • Maintain airflow
  • Maintain visibility
  • Provide privacy

The customization options cater to specific needs of each homeowner and will be thoroughly covered during our visit to your home.

Block the Bugs

Retractable screens ensure comfort in indoor-outdoor living areas by serving as an effective barrier against insect invasions, providing insect protection and creating bug-free environments. So, say goodbye to:

  • disrupted outdoor meals
  • insect bites
  • buzzing and flying insects
  • the need for chemical insect repellents

Say hello to personalized, insect-free indoor spaces that cater to your specific needs, while enjoying the benefits of fresh air and a clear view.

Sun Protection

Retractable screens with various solar mesh options offer different levels of UV protection, reducing the risk of skin burns and long-term skin damage caused by excessive exposure to harmful UV rays. In addition to solar protection, retractable screens with tighter and opaque mesh types also enhance privacy in outdoor living areas.

Privacy Solutions

Retractable screens can improve privacy and security in your outdoor living space, extending the time you can comfortably spend outdoors. They offer the flexibility to enclose a patio for privacy and can also be used to provide rain protection and control the climate of your outdoor space.

Privacy meshes are available in multiple colors, allowing homeowners to choose options that best fit their home’s exterior and interior designs.

Site Visits

To ensure precise measurements for the installation of retractable screens, a site visit is necessary. During our site visit, we will go over your specific needs for the project. We will look at installation options, frame colors, mesh types and control options. We will also get our exact field measurements we need to ensure a perfect fit so you will have a beautiful installation.

Once specifications are confirmed, your new retractable screens would be installed within 2-4 weeks!


Budgetary pricing for retractable screens can be received both over the phone and in-person after a site visit. To get an estimate over the phone, simply provide a picture of the installation area and the dimensions of each opening.

Showroom and Product Options

Our showroom in Winter Park, FL welcomes you to an immersive exploration of the various retractable screen options available. Here, you can:

  • View different installation styles, colors, and materials of retractable screens
  • Interact with 10 different full-size retractable screens
  • Get information about the Lifetime Warranty available.


This journey through the world of motorized retractable screens has shown us the transformative power they hold. From offering seamless integration into various architectural designs to providing energy efficiency, insect-free spaces, sun protection, and enhanced privacy. The investment in this innovation is a step towards enhancing your outdoor living space, making it more comfortable and functional.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much should retractable screens cost?

Motorized retractable screens typically cost between $2,800 and $7,000, but the price varies depending on factors like size, fabric, and location. If you’re considering the option of retractable screens versus a screen enclosure, often times motorized retractable screens become the lower cost value option with a much higher wow factor.

Are retractable screens a good idea?

Yes, retractable screens are a good idea as they offer advantages over conventional framed insect screens by providing protection only when needed without permanently obstructing openings.

Do retractable screens last?

Retractable screens can last a long time, but they do require some basic maintenance and regular cleaning. Their lifespan may be affected by how well they are maintained and if they are left down in harsh weather conditions such as hurricanes or tornadoes.

What is the process for getting retractable screens installed?

To get retractable screens installed, the process typically begins with a site visit for measurements and options discussion and a formal quote. Once we have the approval to proceed, we place the order and provide an installation date. Typically we are able to install within 2-4 weeks from when we place your order.

Chuck LaPeters

Chuck LaPeters

Chuck LaPeters, founder of New Horizons – Go Retractable, launched the company in 2023 with a vision to revolutionize outdoor living in Central Florida. With over 21 years of industry expertise, Chuck ensures only top-quality retractable screens, awnings, shades and shutters for his clients. His commitment to excellence has earned New Horizons a reputation for delivering superior products and exceptional customer service enhancing the Florida lifestyle for all his customers.

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