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Albrighton Cat Flap Installation & Repair

Cat Flap Fitter Albrighton Shropshire (WV7): To allow your cat the independence that it needs to live a happy life, you could fit a cat flap to an external door or wall in your Albrighton house. Cats tend to get irritated and grumpy when kept indoors, and not allowed to roam free. Allowing your pet access to the outside world by means of a cat flap can help to keep them physically and mentally fit. If this seems like a good option for you, exactly what type of cat flap should you go with?

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The most fundamental style of cat flap, is simply that. A hole cut in a door with a bendable piece of material placed over it, to give protection from the weather, but allow the cat pass through. The majority of Albrighton cat owners would prefer something a little more secure and weatherproof for an exterior door to their house, although this may be acceptable for a garden fence panel or shed door.

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This simple model is still far from ideal as it allows other animals or cats to get into your home, nonetheless it can be improved upon by adding a magnetic strip to keep the flap in place.

Moving on from a magnetic strip are magnetically controlled, infra-red or RF chip variations of cat flap. This requires that your cat wears a collar that has either an IR, RF chip or magnet encased inside it. No animal is going to be able to get into or leave your house unless it's fitted with this special collar. Again this is a pretty basic form of cat flap, as any other cat in the Albrighton area who has a similar model of collar could perchance gain access to your house. An enhancement to this product is an RF cat flap and collar system which contains a unique identifier that can be programmed by the householder.

The next stage in feline access security is to fit a model of cat flap that identifies your cat's micro-chip. The details of your cat's microchip are programmed into the memory of the battery powered cat flap (multiple entries can be made if you've got several cats). Whenever your cat is close to the flap, it unlocks and allows only your micro-chipped pets to use the entrance/exit.

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When you're buying a cat flap, you should make certain that it is of a design that can be locked into position. For extra security, most cat flaps boast a 4-way locking mechanism these days. This allows your cat flap to be locked fully, permit only admittance into your premises, permit exit only, or have two way exit and entry functionality. This gives total control over how your cat flap works both during the day and throughout the night. The ability to perform different functions in accordance with the time of day, and in keeping with your cat's and your needs is also a possibility with some of the more advanced models of cat flap.

Fitting a cat flap yourself can be really easy if you have a solid wood door, and reasonable do-it-yourself abilities. On no account should you try and install a cat flap in a double glazed window panel or in a reinforced uPVC door. This kind of installation calls for the attention of an expert, and there are dedicated cat flap installers and talented handymen who'll be ready to accept such work.


Double Glazing Installations - If you happen to employ someone who attempts to drill a hole in a double glazed door or window panel to put in your new cat flap, stop them immediately and ask them to leave. A new cat flap cannot be fitted into a pre-existing double glazing door panel or window pane. Any type of double glazed unit will be ruined by drilling a hole in it, and will detract from its thermal insulation properties, strength and security. Your double glazing will be rendered unsound, and it should not be done under any circumstances whatsoever.

A specialist cat flap fitter will measure your current double glazed pane and have a local glazing firm knock up a new one. So that your cat flap can be snugly fitted into it, this new double glazed unit will arrive with a hole pre-cut as an integral part of its structure. This may take one or two weeks to produce, however it's really the only way to fit a cat flap into an existing patio or double glazed door. Once you have received your new glass panel, the old one can be taken out and the new one installed. The fitting of the cat flap will then be undertaken.

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External Wooden Doors - As mentioned previously, wood doors are the easiest alternative when it comes to cat flap installation on your property in Albrighton. If you're a little unsure of cutting a hole in your back or front door, you may be better off getting in touch with an experienced cat flap fitter or handyman instead. This will give you the satisfaction of knowing that you are going to finish up with an expertly installed cat flap, and that the project has been done correctly.

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uPVC Door Panels - uPVC doors can be installed with a cat flap. Having said that, some uPVC doors have got a steel lining for extra security, which may cause some issues. The simplest kind of cat flap installation is in doors with a single panel, consequently if you've got a uPVC door with slatted vertical panels, it might be easier and cheaper in the long run to exchange the slats for a one piece panel.

Wall Installation - If, for aesthetic or safety reasons, you do not want to have a hole cut into your door, you could decide to install your cat flap in an outside wall of your property. A cat flap entrance in a wall calls for a bit more expertise and equipment to fit, therefore it is definitely better left to a specialist. There are a number of options for this kind of installation, including a straightforward design, or a right angle (through pillar) adaption. With this kind of installation a metal or plastic, open ended square insert is fitted into a square hole cut into your wall. Both ends of the hole are then installed with a cat flap so that your feline friend can enter and exit your house whenever it wishes.

Replacing an Existing Cat Flap in Albrighton - If you've already got a cat flap installed on a wall, door or window, but it is damaged or not operating correctly, the existing hole can, with luck, still be used for the installation of a replacement. A reputable cat flap fitter in Albrighton will be able to remove the unwanted cat flap, and fix a new one as a replacement without harming the surrounding door, wall or window.

When the cat flap installation involves a pre-cut hole in a double glazed pane, it will be essential to check that this was previously done in the right way, before fitting the new flap. The glass panel will have to be taken out and replaced to avoid any safety and security issues, if it's found that this is not the case and a bodge job was made of the previous installation.


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There are plenty of handymen, professional cat flap installers and even double glazing suppliers in the Albrighton area, who offer cat flap fitting in whatever door or structure you require. There are a variety of ways to locate a good cat flap installer, and few come close to the option of asking for recommendations from friends and neighbours. If they're confident enough to recommend somebody who they have used themselves, you can be sure that you will be happy too.

If it is not feasible to get recommendations from your contacts, you should try to get at least 3 different quotes from local cat flap installers before deciding. It's generally sensible not to automatically go with the cheapest offer. Check if they provide any warranties for the quality of their workmanship, so that you've got some recourse for compensation if something unfortunately goes wrong as the work is carried out.

If you take care and pick a dependable Albrighton cat flap specialist you will be rewarded with a good quality product, that's installed professionally, and will serve yourself and your pet for many years to come. And all things considered - quality is key.

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Cat flaps can be fitted in Albrighton and also nearby in: Boningale, Bishops Wood, Kemberton, Neachley, Cosford, Pattingham, Beckbury, Tong, Kilsall, Hatton, Shackerley, Donington, and in these postcodes TF11 9JB, WV7 3WF, WV7 3EA, WV7 3LS, WV7 3QW, WV7 3JD, TF11 9HZ, TF11 9JD, WV7 3HW, WV7 3QQ. Locally based Albrighton cat flap installers will probably have the postcode WV7 and the telephone code 01902. Verifying this can guarantee you access a locally based cat flat fitter. Albrighton property owners are able to benefit from these and countless other comparable services.

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Albrighton pet owners can rely on the ingenious technology of automatic cat flaps to provide their furry companions with a hassle-free way to exit and enter their properties. Using cutting-edge technology like RFID sensors and chips, these flaps can detect when a cat is present and allow them access, guaranteeing only authorised animals can enter. Automatic cat flaps with customisable unlock and lock times empower cat owners to enhance their home's security while monitoring their pets' access. The good thing about automatic cat flaps is that they provide cats with unfettered access to the outdoors, even when their owners are not present, thereby removing the requirement for manual assistance. Also, automatic cat flaps can also act as a safeguard against unwanted pests or animals, creating a more comfortable and safer home for both humans and pets. To guarantee a safe and effective installation that minimises the potential for damage or injury, it's essential to engage the services of a skilled carpenter, handyman or glazier for your cat flap installation.... READ MORE.

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Cat flap weatherproofing is essential for maintaining the safety and comfort of both indoor and outdoor cats. A warm and dry environment for both the feline and the occupants is achieved by a properly weatherproofed cat flap, preventing draughts, rain and wind from seeping into the house. Look for cat flaps designed with high-quality insulating materials and seals to create a tight barrier against the elements. Another measure to protect the entrance from harsh weather conditions is the installation of a weatherproof tunnel extension. The cat flap's ability to provide a weather-protected and cozy space for the cat is upheld through routine maintenance, including checking seals for wear and tear. (74815 - Cat Flap Weatherproofing Albrighton)

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There is a variety of work that can be carried out by your local Albrighton cat flap installer including 2-way cat flap installation, cat flap upgrades, cat flap installation in wooden doors Albrighton, the fitting of infrared cat flaps into patio doors, cat flap removal, the fitting of cat flaps into French doors, cat flap installation in double glazed doors, Sureflap cat flap installations, the fitting of infrared cat flaps into composite doors, cat flap repair, cat flap installation in uPVC doors, cat flap installation in walls, replacement cat flaps, small cat flaps, cat flaps in patio doors, infrared cat flaps Albrighton, Staywell cat flap installation Albrighton, the fitting of electronic cat flaps into conservatories, the installation of infrared cat flaps into metal skinned doors, the fitting of cat flaps into uPVC doors in Albrighton, cat flap accessories, cat flap draughtproofing, the installation of 2-way cat flaps into wooden doors, cat flap installation in glass doors, pet flap installations in Albrighton, and lots more. If there happen to be other Albrighton cat flap requirements that you want but can't see here, you can easily mention them on the QUOTE FORM provided. Listed are just an example of the activities that are conducted by those specialising in cat flaps. Albrighton contractors will be delighted to keep you abreast of their whole range of cat flap installation services.


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Also find: Tong cat flap fitters, Pattingham cat flap fitters, Bishops Wood cat flap fitters, Cosford cat flap fitters, Donington cat flap fitters, Boningale cat flap fitters, Neachley cat flap fitters, Hatton cat flap fitters, Kilsall cat flap fitters, Shackerley cat flap fitters, Beckbury cat flap fitters, Kemberton cat flap installation services and more. All of these villages and towns are catered for by cat flap fitters. Albrighton homeowners can get quotes by clicking here.

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(This cat flap fitter Albrighton article was successfully updated on 07-11-2023)