If you’ve purchased a doggie door and want to save some money by doing the dog door installation yourself, there are some important things to know. Hale Pet Door’s pet access doors can be easily installed by someone with basic home improvement skills, but careful planning is extremely important.
Keep reading to discover 5 important things you need to know about dog door installation before getting started. This article explains how to install a doggie door so that your pet can use it safely, comfortably, and as effectively as possible.
The key elements of installing a doggie door include careful planning, measuring, and having the right tools ready for ease of installation. There are also important considerations to be made, such as making sure the size of the dog door matches the size of your pet and finding the best location.
Your new pet door should come with very detailed instructions. If you are a Hale customer, we make your new dog door installation a straightforward process for anyone familiar with home improvement tools.
The actual installation process will depend on the type of pet-access door you have. To learn more about our products and process, see the do-it-yourself installation page to download instructions for each type of Hale Pet Door – including the wall, window, door, and screen models.
There are some basic tools you will need to install a dog door, including:
Additional tools may be needed, depending on the model. It is always important to wear eye protection and gloves when working with tools.
There are 5 important things to keep in mind with a dog door installation. Make sure that you:
With careful preparation, you’ll soon have a dog door installed that will make you and your pet very happy.
Our pet doors are designed to be easy and straightforward for homeowners to install (except for in-glass models, which need professional installation). We offer step-by-step instructions to guide you along the way. If you need extra help, we have professionals that would be happy to complete the installation for you. Shop for the best dog doors now.
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