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QUESTIONS ABOUT DOOR HEIGHT
Q11 : Have more questions ? email us at : firstname.lastname@example.org
Q1: What are the advantages of the "Portable Pet Door" ?
If you are renting a premises you are usually not allowed to make any alterations to the patio door. With the Portable pet door you do not need to. All alterations are done to the pet door.
Portable pet door is cheaper than a security door with a built in pet door. It is "user friendlier" because you do not need to keep the patio door open - something very practical in winter.
It is also cheaper than a standard pet door because you do not need to a call tradesman to install it, especially if you have a glass patio sliding door.
If you leave your pet at a friend's place while you are away for a few days you can install your pet door at his place.
If you are moving house . . . you can always take the Portable Pet Door with you . .
of Portable Pet Door is designed to fit a great majority of sliding
patio doors with a height of 204 cm without adjustments.
If your glass
sliding door is 210 cm or more we can make extension to match ANY HIGHT
. Extensions cost depending on the size.
Q2 : What is the height of my door ? What do I need to measure ?
door is sliding on top of a nib inside bottom track.
sides of top and bottom rail are holding a sliding door in
: What material is the portable pet door made of
and what are new features
. . . ... of "new portable pet door" compared to previous model ?
Portable pet door is made from 16mm thick white melamine . It is weather
safe and .
Q4 : What if my door is too long or to short ?
your sliding patio door is higher than 204 cm but not more than 206
cm , let us know and we will send you xtensions with the fitting kit.
to see instructions CLICK HERE
Here is an example of how to extend the pet door by placing the extension peace at the bottom. Normaly you put the extension piece on top of the portable pet door panel. Procedure is exactly the same.
1. Drill 3 matching holes ( use 5 or 6 mm drill) 20mm deep , in pet door panel and in extension piece. .
2. Put timber dowels into the holes. ( It is good idea to buy the dowels first and then use appropriate drill size for drilling holes)
3. Attach the extension to the panel.
4. Add aluminium trims for extra strength and stability.
5. Finished . Extended pet door.
your sliding patio door is shorter than 2040 mm, the Portable Patio
Door can be simply cut using hand-saw to suit the height of your sliding
door. You change your mind later ... you can still put the cut off piece
back using timber dowels.
: How can I check if my dog
will fit through the "Portable Pet Door" ?
. . . . What is the size of the flap
Dimensions of the pet flap are :
cm wide x 30cm
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Q6 : Can the "Portable Pet Door" be installed into a sliding window ?
you have a cat , the Portable Pet Door can be reduced in height for
installation in a sliding window frame.
portable pet door is made of white melamine what means you can cut it
to fit the height of your window .
Q7 : Can I use my sliding door while the Portable Pet Door is in place ?
|A7:||Yes you can . The portable pet door is supported like a sliding door by the bottom and top sliding rails. When in place, you can open and close your patio sliding door as per usual.|
Q8 : Can I lock my glass sliding door while the pet door is in place ?
provide a simple but efective lock to secure your sliding patio door
. We recommend , due to security reasons, to fix it on the top rail
(no drilling or cutting , you just screw it on the top rail .
How does it work ! After installing the portable pet door , close glass sliding door and screw the lock that comes with the portable pet door behind the glass sliding door to prevent further opening. ( there is no instalation , cutting or drilling. The whole procedure of installing the lock does not take more than few seconds)
As additional security put a stick behind the glass sliding door and that is all.
Supplied "Thumb Lock" installed on the top rail behind the glass sliding door works as security lock. See detail on photo below.
Q9: Can the flap on the Portable Pet Door be locked ?
flap on Portable Pet Door can be locked by drilling a hole in places
as shown on drawing and placing a dowel in it .
to see the instrucrions how to do it CLICK HERE
Portable Pet door comes only in white.
Safety issues .
After instalation make sure that the Portable
pet door is sitting firmly in the sliding door track.
The Portable Pet Door IS NOT DESIGNED TI BE INSTALLED INTO FLY SCREEN TRACKS as the opening for fly screen is usually bigger then for glass sliding door and also do not provide necessary support for the pet door panel. .
For safety reasons do not install the Portable
pet door on any sliding doors leading to a swimming pool.
We will not be liable to any loss or damage caused by the fitting and use of the Portable pet door.