Reasons to Replace Your Pet Door With a Hale Custom Pet Door

Are you replacing parts on your pet door too frequently? Is the cold winter temperature or hot summer weather sneaking into your home through your pet door? If this is you, you may be happy to learn that there is a highly insulating, energy efficient custom dog door that can replace your current one with no additional alterations to the installation location! Whether it’s a dog door or cat door, installed in a regular door or wall installation, the Hale Custom Pet Door can fit perfectly!

Hale Custom Pet Doors

The Hale Pet Doors for Walls, which has adjustable magnets and weatherstripping lining the flap for increased insulation value.
Hale Custom Dog Door for walls
Hale custom dog door with clear, vinyl double flaps for better insulation - frame color in White.
Hale Custom Dog Door (double flap)

1. Custom Dimensions

  • Custom size pet door dimensions to fit in your current pet door opening
  • Single and double flap options depending on insulation needs
  • Long term cost efficiency

The best feature of custom dog doors is that it can fit into the current pet door opening. Off-the-shelf pet doors are not usually interchangeable due to different rough cutout dimensions. With the Hale custom size door, you can replace an old pet door without any further alterations to the opening. 

2. Insulation Value

If it seems that your current pet door is not holding up against the weather, the Hale is one of the best insulating pet doors on the market. You have the option of a single or double flap, to accommodate temperate to more severe weather conditions (and it comes with a locking cover to secure the opening when necessary).

Hale custom dog doors with single flap, double flap, and locking cover - White frame color.
Hale custom dog door single flap, double flap, locking cover included

3. Cost Efficiency

A custom dog door might seem like a big investment, but it pays off! If you are purchasing replacement flaps frequently, you are probably noticing that the cost is adding up. Hale custom size doors have a 5 year warranty and usually need replacement flap about every 5 years (conditions vary based on temperature, installation location, and number of pets using the door). Compare this to the 1 year warranty that comes with other pet doors like the Ideal, Petsafe, or Pride, which tend to need replacement flaps about every year. You might want to spend a bit more on a higher quality pet door that will last longer.

Estimated Replacement Flap Cost Over 15 Years

Mikey the border collie looking happy at the camera
15 Year Timeline
Hale Pet Door with clear flaps in comparison to other pet door brands
Hale Pet Door
Pride Pet Door in comparison to Hale pet door and Ideal pet doors
Pride Pet Door
Ideal Deluxe pet door with white frame in comparison chart to Hale pet door
Ideal Deluxe
Ideal Original pet door with grey frame compared to Hale Pet Door
Ideal Original
Initial Cost $179.99 - $709.99 $79.99 - $169.99 $99.99 - $169.99 $59.99 - $99.99
Flap Cost $9 - $29 ea $49.99 - $99.99 ea $24.99 - $59.99 ea $24.99 - $59.99 ea
1 Year $179.99 - $709.99 $129.98 - $269.98 $124.98 - $229.98 $84.98 - $159.98
5 Years $188.99 - $738.99 $329.94 - $669.94 $224.94 - $469.94 $184.94 - $399.94
10 Years $197.99 - $767.99 $579.89 - $1169.89 $349.89 - $769.89 $308.89 - $699.89
15 Years $206.99 - $796.99 $829.84 - $1669.84 $474.84 - $1069.84 $434.84 - $999.84

On top of the customizable dimensions, Hale pet doors also come in multiple colors to better match your home.

Color options for the Hale custom dog door for doors, french doors with doggie door, and custom pet doors for walls - black, tan, grey, white.
Hale Locking Covers (left to right): Bronze, Arizona Beige, Brushed Aluminum, White. Frame color (top to bottom): Brushed Aluminum, Arizona Beige, White, Bronze.

Hale also offers custom dog door for french doors options to accommodate different installation methods!

In conclusion, the Hale Custom Dog Door has:

  • Custom size door dimensions to fit in your current pet door opening
  • Single and double flap options depending on your insulation needs
  • Long term cost efficiency

If you have any questions or want additional details, please don't hesitate to give us a call at 1-800-826-2871, hop on chat at, or email us at!

Keep those tails wagging!

- The Team

Grace Fuh

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Grace Fuh

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Pets: I have a bunny named Henry and he spends a lot of time munching— like me!
Fun stuff: I like to make art in my free time.

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