Note: Many customers prefer this insert to higher costing panels because they can easily put-in and take-out this panel very easily. Often the dual pane units are much heavier due to the glass. If the weather or temperatures become too severe, this unit can be removed and set off to the side with very little effort. Chances are your pet would not be going outside it the weather were extreme.
*Panel width is approximate
You know your pet best - double check the opening and rise selected to ensure best fit
Ideal Pet Patio Pet Door Installation Instructions
the panel against door jamb and make sure that top is fully extended, not tilted
to one side.
knobs by turning clockwise to lock the panel in place.To permanently install, you may screw through the aluminum fins that protrude
on the existing frame of your door. Drill through the fins into the panel.
Install two screws in the top and two in the side by the bottom of the panel. Do
not put any screws into the frame by the glass as breakage may occur.Optional permanent placement for fixed panel sliding door. Remove screws that
hold fixed glass panel in place and slide over. Insert the panel and re-fasten
fixed glass panel.Installing Security Lock (Optional)
(Placement Options-see above)With sliding door in closed position, place lock in desired location and bolt
in the retraced position, pointed toward the sliding glass door or stationary
window rail. Leave approximately 1/8” clearance between bolt tip and aluminum
rail.Holding lock firmly in place, mark screw holes and center of bolt in rail of
sliding door or stationary window.Drill two 5/32” holes for mounting screws and a 3/8” hole for locking bolt.
Caution: Do not drill into glass.With sliding door in the closed position (with patio door installed), mark
position for second set of holes.Repeat above instructions Caution: Do not drill into glass.
Weather Stripping PlacementThere are two pieces of weather stripping included in this package. A thin, wide
draft-stopper with an adhesive strip that attaches to the back side of
the sliding door that extends to the glass of the fixed window.The
other thin piece of weather stripping is the foam bumper, also with an
adhesive backing, it attaches to the panel to provide a better seal when the
sliding door closes against the panel.