How do I install my sliding door insert?

These are the general steps for installing your pet door in a standard exterior door. Please consult the manual and cutting template for your pet door for more specific instructions. Watch the installation video below.

Tools you might need

  • Electric drill
  • 9/64” (3.5 mm) drill bit
  • 7/64” (2.5 mm) drill bit
  • Phillips screwdriver
  • Tape measure
  • Scissors
  • Tape
  • Pencil
  • Safety glasses
  • Recessed sliding glass door kit (recessed doors only)

Basic installation steps

  1. Measure the height
  2. Slide the insert into the sliding door frame
  3. Lock the height adjuster and secure the insert
  4. Install the lock, glass sweep, and weather stripping

Watch the installation video

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