Endura Flap Vinyl Sliding Glass Cat Door - Installation Instructions
- 1 Vinyl Panel Pet Door
- 1 Weatherstrip Seal
- 1 Center Post Weather Seal Draft Stopper
- #2 Philips head screw driver
- Non-metal hammer
Please read instructions & notes thoroughly before installation.
Step 1 Loosen Height Adjustment Locks
- Loosen the height adjustment locks at the top of the panel. This allows the spring mechanism to move freely up and down.
Step 2 Insert Panel Into Track
- Insert the panel into the upper track of your door frame, push the panel into the spring mechanism, then swing the bottom of the panel up and over the threshold into the lower track rail.
Step 3 Apply Weatherstrip
- Once you are confident that the panel fits, remove the panel from the track and lay it on its side on the ground.
- Apply the foam weatherstrip seal by peeling back the paper and exposing the adhesive. Unroll it along the edge of the panel, pressing to ensure it adheres. Install on both sides and trim to fit with scissors.
Step 4 Place Panel In Track
- Place the panel back into the sliding glass door, then tighten the height adjustment locks to lock it in place.
Step 5 Install the Draft Stopper
- The center post weather seal strip (draft stopper) should be installed on the inside of the home.
- Trim with scissors as needed. Clean the edge of your patio door with rubbing alcohol before installing to assure a good seal.
- Repeat step two to install the panel in your track.
Adjusting Stepover Height
What if my panel is slightly too tall?
You can trim up to 5/16" off the spring-loaded adjustment piece at the top. Remove the adjustment piece with a #2 Philips head screwdriver and use scissors to cut down the flanges. Be careful not to cut too low.
What if my panel is slightly too short?
We ofer height extensions that will add 1 1/2" to the top of the panel that you slide into the channel at the top. These are made from the same vinyl as the panel so the color will match exactly. If the extension makes the panel feel unstable, you can secure it with screws.
What if the panel is wobbling slightly back and forth?
If your track is wider than 1 1/2", you can use small wooden shims or extra weather-stripping to fill the gap inside the top and bottom tracks. By placing the material inside the tracks you won't be able to see it, but it will stabilize the panel.
Locking Your Door
Since you cannot lock your sliding glass door to the panel, we have provided you with a sliding door clamp lock to secure your home.
Installing the sliding door clamp:
This clamp as a screw that tightens by hand to prevent the sliding door from moving beyond the clamp's placement. For doors manufactured with the glass slider on the inside track, the lock can usually be installed on the door's raised track.
If you aren't able to use the lock that comes with the panel:
A great alternative to locking your sliding glass door is a Charley bar or dowel. Both block the slider from opening. When engaged, you cannot pull the sliding door away from the pet door panel.
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