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PetSafe Classic Pet Door Installation Instructions(included
Insure that all parts are accounted for.
Step 1) Mark a horizontal line on the door at the height of your
Step 2) Draw an intersecting line vertically, half the width of
your door.Step 3) Aligning the horizontal and vertical drawn lines with the
indentations on the template, secure it into place. Be sure that the inside of
the template is at least 3 inches from the bottom of the door.
Step 4) Remove the hinge pins by using a flat screw driver and
tapping upward. If the hinge pin does not come out easily, you may need to tap
the screw driver with a hammer to loosen them.Step 5) Lay the door so that
it is level using sawhorses or a suitable workbench. This step may require
assistance from a friend or family member.
Step 6) Using a pencil, mark around the inside of the template and
also the four mounting screw holes.Step 7) Using a 5/16” drill bit, drill
through the door at a 90 degree angle.
Step 8) At each corner drill a pilot hole with a 1/2” drill
bit.Step 9) With a jig saw, cut from corner to corner until the entire space
for your pet door is removed. You may wish to use masking tape on the runners of
your jig saw to prevent the marring of your door’s finish.
You can test fit the outer frame of your pet door for fit. If it
will not fit, use a wood file to remove the high spots until your pet door can
be inserted.Step 10) After applying a bead of caulk around the outside
frame, slide the two halves of the frame together through the hole in the
Step 11) With a Phillips head screw driver, tighten the screws
into the provided grommets, making sure not to over-tighten. The grommets should
be on the outside of the door while the screw heads are on the inside.
Last step) Sit back and enjoy the freedom of Rex (or Felix) taking
a break at their own leisure! If your pet seems reluctant to use the pet door at
first, don’t worry. Sometimes taping the flap open and offering a treat does
just the trick.
When it is time for bed or vacation, simply slide the access panel
into place by pulling out the pin.