Pet door draft

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I have a pet door installed in my mobile home door (metal, no screen). The air comes in around the plastic door. Is there any way to block that so that the "boys" can still get in and out?
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  • Laura Peterman Laura Peterman on Jan 26, 2016
    I put up a curtain on my back door that is just a bit longer than my door. I have 2 dogs and a cat and they've had no problems using the doggie door. It has most certainly kept my kitchen much warmer! Hope this works for you!
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    • Laura Peterman Laura Peterman on Jan 26, 2016
      Lindsey not sure how much you use this door but is it possible to use a tension rod in doorway for the curtain? Before I put curtain on door I had it in doorway to my kitchen using tension rod.
  • Johnchip Johnchip on Jan 26, 2016
    I agree a full or partial curtain that is big enough to cover cover the opening, but not so big it gets caught. Try by taping a piece first before going 'all the way;' (You can also try one in and one out)
  • MN Mom MN Mom on Jan 26, 2016
    Lindsey could you use a tube of silicone caulk to seal up the draft around the edge of where the actual door meets the doggie door? I like the idea of using a curtain over it too.
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    • MN Mom MN Mom on Jan 26, 2016
      Good to know...hope you get the issue solved!
  • VARUSHKA YOLANDA VARUSHKA YOLANDA on Jan 26, 2016
    I took a piece of canvas type of material and hung it on the inside, it seemed to pull so I cut down the middle and it definitely helped a great deal.
  • Mary Mary on Jan 26, 2016
    Maybe some velcro tape, I believe they come in different grip strengths. If your dogs are big they might be able to push through without your assistance. Hope this helps! Blessings to you and yours.
    • Lindsey Lindsey on Jan 26, 2016
      @Thank You Mary Never thought of Velcro. Good idea. And I have some burlap I'm using in my bathroom remodel, so I could use a piece of that. Thanks!
  • Lindsey Lindsey on Jan 26, 2016
    Got an idea from Mary to use Velcro, plus others telling me to hang a small curtain over it. I think that will work. Thanks!
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