Installation prices will vary, depending on installation location and materials.
For instance, getting a PlexiDor installed in a house door usually ranges between $200-$350.
The door must be installed at a height tall enough for the tall dog to pass through without hitting their back, yet low enough for the short dog to get over the threshold.
We recommend that the dog door is installed with a 2 inch clearance from the top of the dog's back to the opening of the door.
The glass used in a window or door is tempered – a process that increases its strength but also makes it impossible to cut without shattering.
In order to install a pet door through a window or a glass door, the pane must be replaced.
The PlexiDor Glass Series is a prefabricated one-piece glass door insert, designed to fit French doors and patio doors.
The mounting hole for your old pet door probably won't be exactly the same as for the PlexiDor, but you can usually alter the existing hole to fit.
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Yes, an episode of “This Old House” featured a PlexiDor wall installation
You can see the video on their website; the door installation starts right after 16 minutes into the video. They talk about why they're putting the door where they're putting it, how they decided how big the door would need to be, and show the installation.
Aging dogs have different needs than puppies, and there are some things to consider when choosing a pet door for an older dog.
Framing depth measures the distance from a pet door's inside frame to the outside frame.
Installing a pet door is usually fairly easy, but it may depend on the type of door and where exactly you want it to be.
Some pet doors are extremely easy to install, for instance pet doors for sash windows.
You can install a pet door under a window like a regular wall installation if there is enough room.
The Plexidor Electronic pet door is designed to plug into a standard US or Canadian household outlet – 110-120 V power.
In extreme weather conditions, the aluminum tunnel can be cold and slippery, but the problem can be solved.
The PlexiDor wall models come with an aluminum tunnel that covers the sides, top, and bottom of the hole through the wall.
Yes, you can install a pet door in a house door with recessed panels.
Pet doors with plastic frames can be too flexible to be used on a house door that isn't flat, and it's easier to install a cat or dog door with aluminum frame, such as the PlexiDor.
Whether or not your pets will set off the alarm will depend on the alarm system.
Most motion sensors exclude small animals – there are probably already animals moving in the yard during both days and nights.
Putting in a new pet door that's smaller than the old one can be a little tricky, but it's definitely manageable.
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