For dog doors that are placed inside, this may not be a priority feature. The thermoplastic frame provides solid support, and is impact-resistant.
This cat door for windows allows easy portability and removal. The flap size of this is 7¾” X10¼”. This door also ideally fits in the sash windows.
“Please note this could be a project for ones not handy with a saw, screwdriver, ruler, and pencil. I found the supplied instructions to be very easy to follow along with, and the included cutout helps a lot. The total install time was less than 3 hours. Pet training was extremely easy. Our dog was using the window dog door herself within 2 hours after install.
It is the Hale Omni Pet Door for Sash Windows, Giant flap at a whopping 15 1/2″ wide x 27 1/2″ high. You will need to be able your window high enough (approximately 32″) to accomodate this sash. If necessary, shim around the hole to the thickness required by the pet door.
There are a few pieces of weather stripping that need to be installed too, but it is a surprisingly quick and easy install process. Newer windows often have very narrow tracks, and sometimes the pet door won’t fit into the track.
Unlike other pet door systems, Jim’s Glass provides a fully-integrated solution, meaning the security of your home is not compromised. Other pet door systems operate like an insert panel which can easily be used by thieves to gain entry to your home. Safety and security are paramount to any discerning pet and home owner. Jim’s pet door system provides safety for your pet by allowing them to freely travel between inside and out, with the flexibility to easily lock the door or have it only swing one way to suit your needs at any given time.
The cat door has the flap opening size of 8.25″ W x 10.4″ H. This cat door is also ideal for small dogs and cats. Made with high-impact plastic, this stylish, swinging mesh flap door helps your pet to see through the door.
Once it is removed you simply flip it upside down and slide it right back in. Next you put the screws back in, tighten them all down and you’re finished. Some pet doors rarely require replacement flaps while others might need a new flap as often as once a year. Higher quality pet doors may not require replacement parts for your pet’s entire life, while less expensive pet doors might need new flaps after every rough season. If you don’t want to replace flaps, investing in one of the more expensive pet doors can pay off in the long run.
They can be installed in walls or doors to create new pathways inside your home. Put a dog door in the door that leads to the garage to give your dog an alternative option for outside. Or add one on to your sliding glass door, which is a great option for those who rent. Another reason to have a dog door is to allow your dog access to a room that needs to be closed-off, whether for privacy or temperature control. Complete with a weatherproof barrier and brush-sealed flap, this small dog door will keep out drafts and inclement weather.
Made exclusively for a sash window, this dog door is easy to install or remove, and requires no additional work on your existing window. Dog doors can be safe when chosen and installed correctly. A dog door that is not the right size for your dog or is installed improperly could harm him.