CHEATAH door level


The CHEATAH™ door level kit makes installing a door simple and quick. Attach the CHEATAH directly to the top and sides of the door. The four precise levels work together to allow easy, accurate positioning of the door. Once level, the built-in shim guides let you correctly shim the jamb.

The CHEATAH works on all types of doors with perfect results each time. Our door level kit is extremely durable and carries our 100 Guarantee™. Save time and money installing doors right the first time, every time.

The JENTRA CHEATAH door level puts advanced speed and precision capability into the hands of all skill levels during installation, from DIYers to skilled artisans. This results in improved installation and function of doors, resulting in fewer warranty callbacks. Therefore, stakeholders of the door level include all steps in the industry: door manufacturers, distributors, contractors, and building owners.

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Step 1
Step 1. Place the unit into the RO and open the door past 90°. It will act like a kickstand to prop the frame up. Next, place the 3 parts labeled H at each door hinge and put Part T onto the top of the door. Place each Part S on the strike side of the door directly across from each Part H. The Orange Spacer should ALWAYS be on the hinge-pin side of the door.

PRO TIP: Shim with the thick portion facing the hinge-pin. This prevents the door from binding when shut. Also, use the long hinge screws provided with the door hinges NOW to prevent over-tightenting them later.

Step 2
2. WITH THE DOOR OPEN, pull the frame back into the RO. Use the levels on Parts H and T to ensure the door is LEVEL and PLUMB before fastening. START AT THE TOP and work your way down the door – shimming and fastening at each hinge location. Take great care at this point that ALL levels read correctly before moving to next step. This is CRUCIAL to achieve an accurate install.

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Step 3
Step 3. GENTLY pull the door shut. The levels’ built-in shim pads will help guide the door into the frame. Next, insert shims snugly above Part T. All leveling parts are designed to act as spacers between the door and the jamb. Fasten through the jamb when ready. Notice how you can easily slide Part T along the top of the door allowing you to place shims where needed.

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Step 4
Step 4. WITH THE DOOR SHUT, start at the top and shim at the 3 remaining parts S until the shims feel snug. The shim pads will help keep you from putting your shims in too far. When you’re ready, fasten through the jamb at each part. Again, the parts can slide up and down if needed.

Pro Tip 2
PRO TIP: It’s a good idea to only use nails as a secondary fastener. Your door carries too much weight. Screws are recommended to fasten the hinge-pin side of the door frame. Nails alone will cause the door to sag and operate improperly.

Step 5
Step 5. Open the door and remove all leveling parts. Parts H and S are designed to fit compactly together inside of Part T. Be sure to keep your tool ready for its next use inside the provided micro-carrying bag!

This tool works on
THIS TOOL WORKS ON: Commercial and Residential doors – Single or Double doors – BOTH Inswing and Outswing doors – Doors with Sidelights or Transoms – Doors with Applied Casing – even Split Jamb doors!

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100 Guarantee

Our 100 Guarantee™

Your Satisfaction is Important to Us.

Make your purchase with the comfort of knowing that your order is backed by our 100/100/100 guarantee: 100% replacement if you are not 100% satisfied in your first 100 days. Guaranteed. This gives you plenty of time to check your items for accuracy, high-quality, and to try for yourself, family and friends. If for any reason you need to exchange an item, just contact our Customer Service department and you’re done! * JenTra exchanges are subject to proof-of-purchase.
Made in the USA

Made in the U.S.A.

Growing American Production, one tool at a time.

Every tool is 100% guaranteed to be produced and manufactured right here in the good ol’ USA! Quality, Innovative, and Made in the USA — You have our promise. No compromise. When you make your purchase from JENTRA door levels, you are helping more than just yourself! For example: our tools are made and assembled in the USA, the box it shipped in was made in the USA, our website is hosted by a US company, the shipping providers are all from the USA, the people who built our building are US citizens, etc…As you can see, buying one tool or maybe even two that are Made in USA affects many jobs in many different industries. We each can make a difference — keep it Made in USA!

How to Hang a Door with the CHEATAH door level?

Click to view our easy to follow Instructions. The CHEATAH door level is extremely simple to use and makes it easy to hang a door. To begin, you click the tool onto the door and get it into position. While utilizing the attached levels, you can fasten the door into place. There will be no problems balancing the door or juggling a large level while trying to keep things square. Every piece of the product assures adequate space around the door. The reveal between the door and jamb will remain perfect and will operate efficiently. Throughout the project, there will never be headaches or worries. It is finally possible to easily hang a door accurately.
Be sure to avoid door installation “troubles” and give our levels a try today. This is door installation evolved™.

Additional information

Weight 1 lbs
Dimensions 4 x 4 x 14 in


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