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How to Critter Proof Your Spa with the 72775 Intake Vent Screen

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Welcome to Backyardplus! In this video, we show you how to critter proof your spa with the 72775 Intake Vent Screen. This aluminum perforated strip mounts at the bottom of the equipment access door to keep rodents and other critters from making their home in the warmth of your spa’s equipment compartment. Before we get started, let’s go over the tools and parts you will need.

Tools You Will Need:

  • Metal shears
  • Phillips head screwdriver

Parts You Will Need:

  • 72775-x1-BYP Intake Vent Screen
  • 35162 Screw #10 X 1/2 Phillips, Sheet Metal Screw, Stainless Steel

Step 1. Remove the equipment compartment door.

Step 1. Remove equipment door-

Step 2. Measure and mark the area of the screen to be cut.

Step 2. Measure and mark the screen-

Step 3. Cut the least amount of screen as possible to get the tightest fit you can around the incoming power conduit.

Step 3. cut the screen to fit-

Make sure the screen is flush with the equipment door frame.

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Step 4. Secure the screen to the wood door frame with several short wood screws.

Step 4. Screw it down-

Good job!

Good Job-

Watch the video here! “How to Critter Proof Your Spa with the 72775 Intake Vent Screen”

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