Ideal Aluminum Premium "Draft Stopper" Dog Door

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  • Adjustable framing range fits doors 1-1/4" 1-3/4" thick
  • Solid design increases energy efficiency
  • Resists winds up to 35 mph
  • Aluminum frame provides more stability
  • Available in medium flap size only
  • Ideal Plastic Air Seal / Ultra-Flex Model available for purchase

The Ideal Pet Products Premium Draft Stopper Pet Door is a cost-effective solution for people who need a door that will combat severe, four-season climates. The three-part, polycarbonate flap is lined with eight magnets to keep your home insulated, resisting winds up to 35 mph. The flexibility of the three-part flap is easy for pets to learn, providing you and your pet the independence you deserve. Keep your house warm in the winter and cool in the summer with this dog door draft stopper.

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  • Durable aluminum frame adjusts to fit door 1 1/4" - 1 3/4" thick
  • Frame comes in white only
  • Available in medium
  • Polycarbonate flap is hollow to more efficiently deflect extreme heat and cold
  • Tinted clear, vinyl flap swings on a rod for longer-lasting use
  • Eight magnets keep the door sealed for improved insulation
  • Resists winds up to 35 mph
  • Includes locking cover


    • Keeps house warm in the winter and cool in the summer
    • Great for active dogs
    • Thicker flap prevents dogs from chewing
    • Gives your pets the independence to enter and exit as they please

    Size Chart

    Flap SizeFlap DimensionRough Cut OutOutside FrameDimension
    Medium6 5⁄8" w x 11 1⁄4" h8 5⁄8" w x 13 5⁄8" h10" w x 14 3⁄4" h


    Replacement Flaps are available at Ideal "Ultra Flex."

    Additional Information



    Frame Material


    Flap Material


    Flap Colors

    Tinted Clear

    Flap Thickness


    Warranty Period

    1 year

    Return Period

    30 days

    Locking Cover Material

    ABS Plastic

    Flap Type

    Single Flap

    Your Maximum Pet Size

    Medium Dogs, Large Dogs

    Climate Suitability

    Severe-4 Season

    Flap Design

    Single, One Part, Flexible, Insulated Flap

    Ability to Lock Flap

    Separate Locking Cover-Loads from Top

    Can Be Installed In

    Aluminum Door, Hollow Core Door, Metal Door, Solid Core Door, Steel Door

    Sealing Value


    Wind Resistance

    Very High

    Self Framing


    Replacement Flaps Available


    Insulation Value


    Installation Instructions

    We recommend watching these installation videos prior to starting.

    Ideal 'Draft Stopper' Installation


    Ideal Flex Pet Doors

    Ideal 'Draft Stopper' Installation

    Ideal Draft Stopper Flap Replacement Video


    Can you put this in a wall?

    You can install this into a wall as long as your contractor builds you a tunnel to frame it out.

    Can you see through the flap? 

    Yes, you can see through it.

    Can I get replacement flaps?

    Yes, you can purchase Ideal Ultra-Flex door flap replacements.

    Is this available in larger sizes?

    This only goes up to 10 1/4"w X 15 3/4"h, so it is not suitable for very large breeds of dogs.

    Is this considered a well insulating door?

    Yes, it is one of the better insulating doors.

    Can I clean the flap?

    They recommend that you use only warm water to clean the flap. Do not use detergents as that can damage the flap and the gaskets holding them together.

    Could large and small pets share this door?

    They can, as the smaller pets only have to push through one or two of the panels. Just be careful to measure them to make sure the size will be comfortable for everyone.

    Are the flexible pieces that hold the door available?

    You can order them directly through the manufacturer, Ideal Pet Products.

    Do the draft stopper instructions for installation and all the hardware come with it?

    Yes, it comes with all you need to install it.

    Can you see through the flap? 

    Yes, you can see through it.

    If the flap is too hard for my pet. Is there a lighter weight door I can use?

    No. For that, you would have to replace the whole pet door.



    The new and revised warranty that follows this disclaimer supersedes any and all previous warranties of whatever nature or description, whether express, implied or set by law. Any unexpired warranties shall now be governed by the terms of the new warranty for the duration of the existing warranty’s unexpired term.

    One Year Warranty:

    Ideal’s pet doors are very durable and with the proper care will provide many years of service for you and your pet. Thank you for selecting Ideal for your pet door. However, please be aware the pet doors are not waterproof against inclement weather or any excessive water exposure. The one year warranty set forth below applies to Ideal’s pet door(s).

    This product has a One Year Warranty from the date of the purchase of the product to be free of manufacturer’s defects in workmanship and materials. This express One Year Warranty is limited only to the original purchaser of the product and is non-transferable. Satisfactory proof of purchase must be provided to the manufacturer for this one year warranty to apply. In that case, the manufacturer will replace at no charge to the purchaser the defective part(s). No refunds will be provided to the purchaser. No service contract is being provided under this One Year Warranty. Proof of purchase so that the One Year Warranty may be honored must be made to:

    Ideal Pet Products, Inc.

    24735 Avenue Rockefeller

    Valencia, California, USA 91355

    Attention: Warranty Department

    (661) 294-2266 / 1-877-IDEALPET (433-2573)

    Any and all implied warranties are expressly disclaimed and of no force or effect. These warranties include, but are not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability, implied fitness for any intended purpose, and any warranties under the California Song-Beverly Consumer Act.

    This One Year Warranty is void if the damage is due to improper installation, intentional misuse or abuse, repairs by anyone other than the manufacturer, the failure to follow manufacturer’s instructions, or if the product is being used for commercial purposes. Purchaser assumes all risks and liabilities for the misuse or abuse of the product, the commercial use of the product, or the failure to follow the manufacturer’s instructions.

    This One Year Warranty only applies if the product is used for domesticated animals. The Manufacturer, Ideal, is not responsible and shall not have any liability for any damage to or defects caused by acts of God, criminal activity, dog abuse including, but not limited to chewing on the door, lightening, abuse, alteration, trespassing, children’s use of the product, unauthorized access, entry by non-domesticated or “stray” animals, or any other unintended use or misuse of the product.

    The Manufacturer, Ideal, disclaims and excludes any liability for incidental, consequential, punitive, general, special, or other damages arising out of or connected with the purchase, use, or misuse of the product or concerning any warranty herein.

    This One Year Warranty shall be governed by the laws of the State of California, USA. Venue shall be with the Los Angeles Superior Court, North Valley District.


    This product, or any of its accessories, parts, or attachments may not prevent adults, children, animals, insects, or objects from passing through or using the opening created by the product.

    Ideal Pet Products will not be liable for any unintended or accidental usage, misuse, abuse, criminal conduct, water intrusion, acts of god, damages or injuries occurring or accruing from the use of this product except in strict accordance with Ideal's One Year Warranty accompanying the sale of this product to the original purchaser.

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