Installing a pet door

Installing a pet door is a very easy process. With a few instructions you can do the job all by yourself. If you haven’t yet installed your storm door, you can order a custom one with a pet door.

But you should do it by yourself as you will spend less money.

Tools & materials:

  • Flathead screwdriver
  • Philips head screwdriver
  • Jigsaw or hand saw
  • Drill
  • Hammer


Take the door off its hinges and take the measurements. Follow the measurements from the instructions. It’s better if the hole is smaller as it can be enlarged, but a larger hole is harder to repair. Double check the measurements each time. The hole shouldn’t be at a great height. It needs to be easily accessed by the pet.


Drill a hole in each of the corners of the rectangle. Insert the saw and then start cutting.

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