Hale Cat Door for Screens


  • Comfortably installs in screen doors, porches, and enclosures
  • Matches your home with 4 attractive color options
  • Carefully placed magnets keep bugs out
  • Easy-to-push to flap allows access for cats of all sizes

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Hale Cat Door for Screens
Cat door for Screen Pet Door

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  • Comfortably installs in screen doors, porches, and enclosures
  • Matches your home with 4 attractive color options
  • Carefully placed magnets keep bugs out
  • Easy-to-push to flap allows access for cats of all sizes
Flap SizeFlap DimensionOutside Frame DimensionStock No 
Small5 1/2" w x 7 1/2" h8 3/8" w x 10 3/8" h05HS01

Hale Screen Mount Cat Door

This classic pet door fastens across the bottom and up one side of your screen frame for a more sturdy installation than doors supported by screen only. It is the most durable door designed specifically for screen doors and screen enclosures. Everything you need to install the Hale Cat Door for Screens is included.

Features of the Hale Screen Mount

  • Clear vinyl flap that's easy for smaller pets to use.
  • Sleek aluminum trim comes in four colors to match your framing.
  • Magnets around the flap edges help it stay closed on windy days.
  • Flap is surrounded by ½" fuzzy nylon weather stripping to prevent gaps from letting bugs in.
  • 5 year limited warranty.

Perfect Time for a Hale Screen Mount Door

  • Small or timid pets have an easier time learning to use a Hale, since the flap is easy to open.
  • Active or multiple pets need a sturdy pet door, otherwise they can tear your screen right out of your door!
  • If you love a stylish product that's also built to last, the Hale Pet Door is perfect for you!

How to Order

When ordering a Hale Pet Screen Door it is very important that you follow these instructions regarding the drop-down choices carefully. Here are the notes you'll need:

  • 'Screen Frame Thickness Option' - The Hale Pet Screen Door has various thickness options which are listed below:
    1. If your screen frame thickness is up to ½" but no less than 38", choose Under ½ inch. IF the frame is under 38", then the framing may not be sturdy enough to support the pet door. The manufacturer does not recommend this pet door for these instances.
    2. If the frame is over ½" and you would like the "universal" model, which fits most screen doors or windows over ½", choose Over ½ Universal.
    3. If the frame is over ½" and you would like the custom cut version, used mainly for situations such as screen porches or sidelights, where the "universal" model would not work, choose Over ½" Universal. In this case, Hale would actually trim off one of the flanges on the channel in order to accomodate very thick framing. This would be considered a custom special order and all returns would only receive a 50% credit.
  • 'Spline on the Interior or Exterior' - If your frame thickness is the Over ½ Custom Cut Option you will have to choose whether the spline for your screen it located on the interior or the exterior. This is looking from the inside of the house looking out. Your pet door must be installed on the same side as the screen mesh and spline. The factory will ensure that the framing provided will accommodate that.
  • 'Pet Door Installs in which Lower Corner' - For the Over ½ Custom Cut you will lastly need to specify whether you'll be installing the pet door in the lower left corner or the lower right corner of the screen frame when looking from the inside of the house to the outside.
  • If you have any questions about whether a Universal vs Custom Cut for over ½ frames will work, please email us photos to customerservice@petdoors.com. This way we will take a look and recommend what would be best for your situation.

Customer Reviews

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  • Very sturdy screen door review by Jesse
    5 5 Very sturdy screen door

    I really like how this frame attaches to the frame of your screen, rather than just sandwiching the screen itself like some of the cheaper models do. The magnets keep the door closed and the bugs outside. The frame options can be a bit confusing, but customer service was great and helped me choose which type was the best for my screen.

    (Posted on 7/23/2018)

  • Nice Quality review by Tito
    5 5 Nice Quality

    Really nice quality cat door for screens. Has real vinyl flap instead of reusing the screen like most do. It also is stable because it uses the side and bottom of frame to hold it in place. I chose dark brown to match my screen, but they have a lot of colors. Oh and the warranty is awesome at five years.

    (Posted on 12/21/2017)

  • Really nice review by Marge
    5 5 Really nice

    Door looks really high quality and appears it will hold up longer than the one that just popped on the screen. The install was a little more challenging being not handy, but got it done. Love it!

    (Posted on 12/21/2017)

  • Hallelujah review by Chester F
    5 5 Hallelujah

    If left unsupervised, my cat will claw his way out through the screen doors to get outside. We went through a few screen doors before setting out to find a cat door that we could permanently install through the screen. This door is durable and the flap is pretty strong as well - doesn't let in flies or other bugs.

    (Posted on 12/13/2017)

  • kitties love this review by jackie
    5 5 kitties love this

    I use this in the window that lets the cats access their catio. They love going outside now and it gives them so much more exercise. Now they spend more time outside than they do inside! This cat door was easy to install and easy to train. With some flap cleaning here and there, this should last a really long time!

    (Posted on 12/7/2017)

  • Love it! review by Deb
    5 5 Love it!

    We are loving our Hale Pet Door! It was so easy to install - I did it myself with no help from my husband! :) It is so sturdy and looks great! Our pups enjoy the freedom and we appreciate it's function, style and quietness.

    We're in the process of selling our house and our new buyers are so impressed with the door. So much that we have to leave it as part of the deal! Haha!! That means we'll be ordering a new door for our next home. We wouldn't be without one!!!

    I recommend your company to everyone I know who has a pet.

    (Posted on 10/10/2016)

  • works good review by sally
    5 5 works good

    I have had this door for 12 years and it looks and works as good as the day I installed it. The flap is still in like new condition .Its the only door I have found that is screwed onto the door frame making it solid. I have a 13 lb.. dog and 9 lb. cat that use it a lot every day.
    The only complaint I have is there is no way to lock it shut if I don't want my pets to go out .

    (Posted on 9/16/2015)

  • very good product review by K
    5 4 very good product

    This door works extremely well, the reason it did not get 5 stars is that the plastic gets dirty and cloudy very easy.

    (Posted on 8/12/2015)

  • You will not regret it review by DogsinDallas
    5 5 You will not regret it

    I had a horrible time finding a dog door that can go in a screen door and have the proper support for a dog who just spotted a squirrel in the back yard that needs to be chased with the maximum amount of force. When I ordered this one, I had high hopes. My hopes were greatly exceeded. I ordered the 1/2 inch version first and found that it wouldn't fit. PetDoors.com was quick to take it back and send me the universal version. At first I wasn't sure about the brackets that came with it. But, once I got it installed, I could quickly see that it was just what I needed. Great door, great experience, great support.

    (Posted on 7/7/2015)

  • Great Quality with easy installation review by Mark
    5 5 Great Quality with easy installation

    High quality door that was easy to install and works great! Highly recommend this door! Installed this into our screen enclosure and it is everything that we hoped for!

    (Posted on 9/11/2014)

  • Great for pet review by Bob
    5 5 Great for pet

    This is by far the best pet door I have found. My sister inlaw has one for her dog and it came in two different prices. Pain to install, this one was easy and my dog loves it. I would buy it again if I needed another one

    (Posted on 7/22/2014)

  • Great Product review by The Boys
    5 5 Great Product

    Our less expensive screen pet door needed constant taping and reinforcement because our dogs (13 and 18 lb.) would fly through it when they detected squirrels in the yard. This door was easy to install and is sturdier because it is screwed into the door frame. The only problems: the magnets required a firmer head butt to open the door and the click of the magnetic return scared the dogs. After a week of nonuse, despite much encouragement, we removed two of the three magnets. The dogs are flying again! The flap still completely closes with only one side magnet, is noiseless, and we're saving money on duct tape!

    (Posted on 7/6/2014)

  • Finally something that works review by Kingstepper
    5 5 Finally something that works

    I hesitated because of the price of this solution, but the build quality is solid and the design is well though out. It was relatively easy to install and once installed, the screen remained tight and the door is not only firmly mounted on the door, I actually think it strengthened the screen door itself. It took about 15 minutes to train the dogs to use it, but now they fly through it at will. The two things I like most about it is that it uses the existing screen door, and it doesn't interfere with operation of the sliding glass door.

    (Posted on 6/10/2014)

  • Great invention! review by Moonybell
    5 5 Great invention!

    We have 4 dogs and one cat and the poor cat has had to make a run for it every time he wants to go outside. Now he has his own door in the window of a room the dogs don't go in. Best. Thing. Ever. It's sturdy, easy to install and not that bad looking. We love it!

    (Posted on 10/24/2013)

  • great door review by ncs
    5 5 great door

    This pet door was recommended by others and it worked out perfectly. Sizing was correct, instructions for assembly accurate. All in all very pleased. Also recommended was the stabilizer since I got the tall and I am very satisfied with that also. Would definitely purchase again.

    (Posted on 10/5/2013)

  • Love this door! review by Who rescued who?
    5 5 Love this door!

    We have a now 7 month old 46# rescue and he loves this door. We have it installed in a screen door that enters our sunroom and he (and we) love that he can go in and out at will. We had the door professionally installed by a screen door company and they did a great job. We have the extra large door and it looks like it will be a good size for him as he continues to grow. The door (with the stabilizer bar) appears to be very sturdy. Love it!

    ed. note - Heaven has a special place for those who rescue!

    (Posted on 8/5/2013)

  • Super Door review by I love doxie
    5 5 Super Door

    We first bought a cheap model, and it was worthless. This looks great, is sturdy, and the flap is air tight also. The dogs love it, easy to open and close. Is Spendy in price, but the quality is SO much nicer. We bought the Med size, and gives our doxies, just alittle more room, with they go in and out. We love it..

    (Posted on 5/27/2013)

  • Works great for big dogs review by big dog
    5 5 Works great for big dogs

    We installed this door in the lower corner of a screened room and it works great for out two big dogs. They are both older, so it doesn't get a lot of rough use--but it gets used a lot. We considered adding a second brace across the top for stability, but during the installation, it was clear that the door was stable enough with the attachments to the bottom and the side that we didn't need any additional framing.

    (Posted on 2/27/2013)

  • Just what I've been wanting!! review by Different size animals
    5 5 Just what I've been wanting!!

    I've had the "slider" type dog door that takes up almost 1/2 of the people area. I wanted something that went into the screen itself. I have different size animals so with the information on how to measure and choose which side to order, left or right looking from the inside, everything fit. Since I needed the larger size I got the recommended stabilizer bar and purchased pet screen material which is designed stronger than bug screen for, well pets. It was semi-easy to self install taking about an hour. The trick was to use a thinner "rope" in the inside track since the pet screen is thicker. I have an 85lbs Akita mix, a 60 lbs pitbull, a 20 lbs lhasa apso, 13 lbs poodle mix and a cat. It works great!!

    (Posted on 2/22/2013)

Weight 2.0000
Your Maximum Pet Size Cats
Screen Support Screws to Screen Frame
Frame Material Extruded Aluminum
Flap Material Vinyl
Flap Design Single, Flexible, Thin Flap
Flap Colors Clear
Flap Thickness 1/8"
Replacement Flaps Available Yes
Ability to Lock Flap No Flap Lock Provided
Can Be Installed In Screens
Warranty Period 5 years limited
Return Period 30 days
Manufacturer's Restocking Fee none unless special order; then 50% toward another Hale product

How to Order


Hale Screen Mount Pet Door


Make sure it fits!

Installation for Hale Pet Doors for Screens
Always wear eye protection and gloves when appropriate.

Before installing

The Hale Pet Door “Screen Pet Door” is designed to fit into one of the lower corners of a screen door frame or screen window frame that is ½” thick or less. In screen frames that are ½” thick or less the pet door is completely reversible and will fit into either corner of the screen frame. The purchaser must specify when ordering if their screen frame is thicker than ½” so modifications can be made at the factory to accommodate those frames. Once modifications are made at the factory the pet door is no longer reversible. This means that a “right” or “left” determination must be made at the point of order. This is done from the perspective of a person standing inside the screen and looking outward to determine on which side they wish to install the pet door; “right” or “left”.

Note: The Hale Pet Door™ screen model is not designed to work on security doors. A “door” model is much better choice for a security screen application.

Step 1: Before installation, be sure that you have the proper size pet door for your pet. If in doubt, larger is better. It may be harmful for your pet to use a pet door that is too small. A good general rule is to install the pet door so that the distance from the floor to the top of the passage opening is even or above the shoulder of your largest pet. If you have more than one pet, make sure the tallest pet has shoulder clearance and the shortest pet will not have to jump through the opening.

Step 2: Take a brief look at the large diagrams of the screen model at the end of the instructions and become familiar with various components of the screen model. This will not only help in understanding the terms used in these instructions but can be very useful should you need to call for technical support.

Step 3: Check the package you received to make sure that it contains all the necessary items.

Complete Kit includes:

Instructions with drawingWarranty
Hale Pet Door™ Screen ModelScreen Spline
5/8” #6 Phillips Head Screws7/64” drill bit

Tools you will need:

Screen spline roller (handy but not necessary)Drill
Phillips headed screwdriverRazor blade
Flat headed screwdriverNeedle-nosed pliers (optional)

Hale Pet Door for Screen Complete Kit Includes

Step 4: If the pet door has not already been factory modified for a certain position, determine which corner of the screen door is to be used for installing the pet door.

Installing Hale Pet Door for Screens - remove screen

Step 5: Remove the screen window or door from its track. The screen door can generally be removed by lifting it upward and swinging the bottom inward. Occasionally the wheels will interfere with removal. In this case, the wheels will need to be lifted upward to clear the track.

Lay the screen door on a flat surface

Step 6: Lay the screen window or screen door on a flat surface with the screen spline facing upward

Step 7: Remove the screen spline (the ribbed rubber around the screen) from the installation corner. Needle-nosed pliers work very well for removing the screen spline or you can also carefully use a screwdriver at the corner to get started. If using a screwdriver, be careful not to cut into the spline or slice into the finish of the door frame.

HINT: Only remove the spline from the corner you will be working on, going a little bit farther than the finished size of the pet door. Leave the spline attached for the moment and just push or fold it out of the way.

Remove screen spline from installation corner

fold screen material back only at the corner to install the pet door

After you have pulled up the spline, fold the screen material back only at the corner in which you want to install the pet door.

Step 8: Slide the pet door over the frame at the corner. Make sure the pet door is adjusted properly and operates smoothly while in position. It should be flush against both the bottom and side edges. If your screen model was not factory modified, there should be a U-shaped track that slides over the edge of your door frame. If your screen door is wider than ½” and your screen model was factory modified, there should be an L-shaped channel that rests on the top of your frame and allows the pet door to fit flush against the screen door frame.

Slide the pet door over the frame at the cornerL-shaped channel that rests on the top of your frame and allows the pet door to fit flush against the screen door frame.
Drill through the sides and bottom of the inner pet door frame and screen frame

Step 9: Drill through the sides and bottom of the inner pet door frame and screen frame with the 7/64” drill provided. Insert the #6 screws with a Phillips screwdriver. Be sure the screws will not interfere with the operation of the screen door.

Lay the screen material over the pet door

Step 10: Lay the screen material over the pet door. Pull the screen material taut. To hold the screen fabric around the pet door, insert the screen spline with a flat headed screwdriver or screen spline roller.

NOTE: Depending on the size of your screen door and the pet door you are installing, you may be able to use the excess screen spline that is still attached to your screen door. Simply turn a 90° corner with both sides of the spline and press them into the pet door spline frame track until they meet. If there is not enough excess spline from your screen door or if you do not wish to use it, simply insert the screen spline that came with your pet door.

When installing the spline in the corner of the pet door unit, it may be necessary to cut a small diagonal split up into the screen material in order to relieve the tension on the screen fabric and allow it to be pulled down into the spline frame track. NOTE: Be careful not to cut too far into your screen fabric or you will have a hole at the corner of your pet door. See the picture to the left for a close up of a correctly installed pet door.

may be necessary to cut a small diagonal slit up

Step 11: Cut away any excess screen spline with a razor blade or scissors. Cut away the excess screen material with a razor blade being careful not to cut into the screen spline or the finish of the pet door.

Cut away any excess screen spline

Step 12: Reinstall the screen door or screen window into its original position.

Reinstall screen door or window to original position

Step 13: After reinstalling the screen into a vertical position, adjust the magnets in the pet door upward or downward if needed. The magnets are pressure fitted and can be adjusted downward by tapping lightly with the handle of your screwdriver. They can be adjusted upward by twisting a flat headed screwdriver below the magnet between the magnet and frame. Be sure to adjust the magnets upward from the inside of the door so as not to mar the outer door finish.

adjust the magnets in the pet door upward or downward if needed

Your installation is now completed. We hope you and your pet enjoy your HALE PET DOOR™ for years to come.

Your installation is now completed. We hope you and your pet enjoy your HALE PET DOOR™ for years to come.

Hale Pet Door for Screen ModelHale Pet Door for Screen Frame>

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You would have to use tools and it requires some drilling, so you do need to be more on the handy side. If you are not totally confident then it is best to get a pro to install it.

If you want a more sturdy installation you can get the bar, but it is not necessary if your pets are smaller and more gentle.

They don't include a locking cover, as the pets could damage the screen and frame if they scratch out it trying to get out. Basically you would just close the window or door.

These are perfect for screen porch or lanai.

There are larger sizes available here.

They only offer the single flap in the screen version.

There are magnets that seal it up and a fuzzy pile weather stripping forms a bug seal surrounding the flap to prevent bugs from getting in.

Yes, they are available here, make sure that you choose the Outside option in the drop down.

Under the details tab we have all the information about ordering under our "How to Order" section. If you are still unsure go ahead and email us a few photos of where you installing it and we can take a look and let you know.

Yep! The flap is a clear flexible vinyl.

There are many options for Hale Screen Doors because they are highly customizable, and they are very thorough about making sure they give you the right product. If the frame of the screen is over 1/2" in thickness, then it has to be modified.

Options that are brought up when selecting a Hale pet door screen mount:

1. 'Pet Door Installs in Which Lower Corner' - Specify whether you'll be installing the pet door in the lower left corner or the lower right corner of the screen when looking from the inside of the house to the outside. The terminology used by Hale is 'handing'. 'Handing Left' simply means that you'll be installing the pet door in the lower left-hand corner of the screen when looking from the inside of the house.

2. 'Customer Screen Frame Thickness Options' - The Hale pet screen door will be modified at the factory to fit varying thicknesses of your screen framing if necessary. Here are the various situations:

a. Your screen frame is thinner than 3/8". If you are considering a larger size or have a particularly vigorous dog, then your framing may not be sturdy enough and  you might want to reconsider making this purchase. This option is not offered for that reason.

b. If your screen frame thickness is up to 1/2" choose option 1. No further information is needed.

c. If your screen frame thickness is over 1/2", choose the second option if your screen mesh and spline are located on the outside side of the screen frame-- 'exterior'--and the third option if they are located on the inside, or 'interior', side. Your pet door must be installed on the same side as the screen mesh and spline  and the factory will ensure that the framing provided will accommodate that.

3. Hale Pet Door Screen Mount Stabilizer Bar Kit - A normal Hale pet screen door is supported down one side and across the bottom by your screen framing. The Screen Mount Stabilizer Bar Kit adds an additional support across the top of the pet door. We think this is a very good idea for larger sizes and more vigorous dogs. Available bar widths are 36" and 48". Choose the size at least as wide as your screen and then cut the bar with a hacksaw to fit. All fittings needed are included with the kit. To order this kit, please go to the Stabilizer Bar Kit page.

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Hale Pet Door 5 Year Limited No Fault Warranty

(All parts-including flaps-and labor)

Thank you for doing business with Hale Pet Door™.  We are sure you will receive years of excellent service with your purchase.  If the product does not meet your expectations, please contact our office for return authorization and return it within 30 days of purchase for a full refund of the purchase price.  Be sure to pack the product well as we can only give 50% credit for a damaged pet door.

HSPD Manufacturing, Inc. guarantees and warrants, subject to the conditions and restrictions stated below, that the Hale Pet Door™ products and component parts thereof, purchased from HSPD Manufacturing, Inc. shall be free from any defects in materials and workmanship.  The warranty period for all Hale Pet Door™ model pet doors is effective from the date of purchase and extends to the anniversary date marking the end of the fifth year.  We agree to exchange or repair at our expense, F.O.B. our plant or warehouse any unit found to be defective in workmanship and/or material, subject to plant inspection. (See notes A and B below)

1st year – 100% of all parts and labor
2nd year – 50% of all parts and labor
3rd year – 40% of all parts and labor
4th year – 30% of all parts and labor
5th year – 20% of all parts and labor

This warranty does not include shipping to HSPD Manufacturing, Inc. or any field service labor unless the product was installed by Hale Pet Door™.

A-Glass Breakage:  We use fully tempered glass of the greatest quality and strength available for each application.  It also meets or exceeds all safety glazing laws and codes in the United States.  Even tempered glass will break on occasion, but it is very rare.  When there is a breakage of glass for whatever reason, within the FIRST YEAR, we will replace the unit for 50% of the current total price. There is no warranty on glass after the first year.

B-Parts Damaged by Misuse or Neglect:  HSPD Manufacturing, Inc. will pay 20% of the cost of the current list price of parts and labor.  No reimbursement shall be greater than the price of the replacement part. 

C-Omni Oversize Panels: This application is not recommended.  Therefore, we will only warranty 50% of the cost of the panel for the first year.  However, the pet door itself is covered per our standard warranty.

HSPD Manufacturing, Inc. will credit 50% towards the cost of a replacement Hale Pet Door that was damaged due to mis-cutting, mis-measuring or any other damage due to no fault of HSPD Manufacturing, Inc.  HSPD Manufacturing, Inc. will not accept any responsibility beyond 50% if damage is due to no fault of HSPD Manufacturing, Inc.