California Kitchen

About the home

This private home, located in sunny California, boasts a spacious living area and a state-of-the-art kitchen that form the true hub of the home. A gathering place for the whole family, it is the most-used space where friends and everyone gather to visit, dine, and spend time together.

Location: Brentwood, CA
Designer: Carey Brothers
Product: Retractable door screens

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The need

Three sets of double-French doors connect the kitchen to the extensive private backyard. A large patio, custom-designed pool, and dining area create a true retreat that is perfect for entertaining. It was important for the homeowners to be able to keep the double-French doors open in order to move freely between the two areas without having to worry about the bugs, the heat, or the UV rays.

The solution

The homeowners selected Phantom’s retractable door screens as a functional and design-friendly solution. The screens are only visible when in use, connecting the two areas and providing easy access to the backyard when needed. The solar mesh of the screens blocks the heat from entering the air-conditioned interior spaces, yet maintains the feeling of openness and connectivity to the outdoors.

What makes this project special

The homeowners of this beautiful kitchen are the Cary Brothers, nationally-recognized experts on home building and renovation. They said about their new Phantom Screens, “They do a great job of keeping pests and the hot sun out, while still allowing us to enjoy our beautiful outdoor view. The screens operate easily and close securely with no slamming.”


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