Door Buddy, designed to make life simpler for you and your cat.
We realize that no two households are exactly alike. Door types, door handles, door materials, and door finishes all vary so much. Plus, the size, shape, and temperament of your cat, dog, or baby will definitely be unique to you as well. But, that is exactly why we chose Door Buddy's particular design. The adjustability of the strap and the adhesives on the plastic parts give you the flexibility to install it the way that will best suit your needs.
Below we have put together the basic installation steps as well as a few alternative installation methods as a guide to help you determine the method that best represents your situation.
backing from parts
Stick parts onto
door and door frame
Insert hook into
latch to lock
Adjust strap to
Various Installation Methods
Works perfect for newly crawling babies, well-mannered & non-persistent dogs!
2. Back of Door - Front of Door Frame
Works great with early stage toddlers, more persistent and larger dogs. The adhesives are able to withstand more pressure.
3. Back of Door - Inside of Door Frame
The strongest method of installation for the chronic trouble makers. :) However, it is also the least adjustable so make sure your cat will fit through before placing adhesives.
4. Door Buddy With Pinch Guard
Pair Door Buddy with the Wittle Finger Pinch Guard to not only protect little fingers but also to prevent the door from closing & leaving your cat locked in a room
Works With Any Interior Door Type
Clean the surface well and allow it to fully dry before mounting the adhesives.
Plan ahead and be sure you know exactly where you want to place the parts, keeping in mind that the location you decide to mount each part will determine the minimum and maximum width of the door opening.
Install on your door and door frame only. Do NOT install on your wall.
Let the adhesive cure for at least 24 - 72 hours for maximum strength.
Please remember that at the end of the day it is only adhesive. We have found that Door Buddy works best when you are also proactive by discouraging your baby or dog from continually pushing on the door. Most of the time they will lose interest and leave that room alone while you and your cat still have easy, quick and convenient access to the room.
Removing Door Buddy: Twist the plastic part clockwise or counterclockwise until the plastic part separates itself from the adhesive. Once separated simply take your finger tip and roll the adhesive into a ball and remove from the surface. Alternatively, heating the adhesive with a hair dryer for a few minutes and working dental floss or something flat between the adhesive and surface works really well to remove without any damage.