Cat Flap Fitter Aldenham

Aldenham Cat Flap Installation & Repair

Cat Flap Fitter Aldenham Hertfordshire (WD25): Fitting a cat flap to an outside door or wall in your house in Aldenham, will enable it to live a life of contentment and enjoy it's own little bit of freedom and independence. Cats are similar to people in many ways, and will frequently start to show signs of frustration and irritability if kept indoors for long periods of time. Having a cat that's both physically and mentally fit, is just one of the positive aspects of giving your pet access to the outside world via a cat flap. Needless to say, that's not the end of the story, as there are many styles of cat flaps, and determining which design is best for you and your pet might not be so straightforward.

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The most straightforward kind of cat flap, is simply that. A hole cut in a door with a flexible sheet of material placed over it, to provide protection from the weather, but let the cat pass through. Though this might be acceptable for a shed or outhouse door, the majority of cat owners in Aldenham would no doubt prefer something a tad more weatherproof and secure for an exterior door to their property.

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This uncomplicated model can be improved on with a magnetic strip to hold the flap in place, however it is still a long way from being perfect as it enables other cats or creatures a way to enter your home.

A step up from the magnetic strip style are infra-red or RF chip, magnetically operated cat flaps. With this form of cat flap, your cat will need to wear a collar featuring an RF chip, IR or magnet. Unless an animal is fitted with this special collar, it will not be able to open the flap and access or leave your property, therefore preventing some unwelcome visitors. The downside here is that any other moggy in the Aldenham area who's got a similar model of collar might be able to get into your property when using this sort of cat flap. RF cat flaps and collar systems are the preferred version of these products and can be programmed by the owner of the cat to recognise a unique identifier, distinct to your pet.

Installing a cat flap that can be operated by your cat's micro-chip, is the next step-up in entrance security for felines in Aldenham. The memory of these battery powered cat flaps can be programmed with one or more microchip numbers (if you've got more than one cat), to provide exclusive access. The flap will be unlocked whenever your cat is close-by, only allowing entry or exit to pets that are microchipped.

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Whichever cat flap you buy, it must be capable of being locked in position. These days, nearly all cat flaps on the market boast a four way locking system for extra security. Which means that the cat flap can enable exit only, enable admission into your property only, be locked fully, or be set for two way entry and exit. This will provide you with solutions for all times of night and day, to have control over precisely how your cat flap works. In keeping with your cat's and your needs, there's even the possibility to carry out different functions in accordance with the time of day, with a few of the high end devices.

Putting in a cat flap by yourself can be pretty straightforward if you've got a solid wood door, and reasonable DIY capabilities. But, if you're hoping to install it in a double glazed window or in a reinforced uPVC door, you must seek outside assistance. These situations call for the expertise and skills of a competent cat flap fitter or carpenter, who is certain to have have the knowledge and tools for this kind of installation.


Double Glazing Installation - If your new cat flap is going to be mounted on a double glazed panel, and your appointed "tradesman" tries to drill a hole in it, stop them straight away and give them the boot. New cat flaps can't be fitted into pre-existing double glazed window or door panels. Any kind of double glazed unit will be ruined by cutting or drilling into it, and will detract from its thermal insulation properties, security and strength. It should in no circumstances be attempted and will make your double glazing unsound.

A specialist cat flap fitter will measure the existing double glazed pane and have a local Aldenham glazing firm make a new purpose made pane. So your cat flap can be nicely fitted into it, this new double glazed pane will be provided with a hole pre-cut as an integral part of its structure. This is the only way to fit a cat flap into a pre-existing patio or double glazed door, even though it may take a week or two to manufacture. Once your new pane of glass arrives, the fitter will remove the old one, and swap it for the new "cat flap ready" panel. It's now possible to install the new cat flap.

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Exterior Wooden Doors - As mentioned earlier in this article, solid timber door panels are the easiest option in relation to cat flap installation on your house in Aldenham. If you're unsure of making a hole in your door, it's wise to contact a specialist to do the work for you. An undertaking like this should not be expensive and will provide you with the assurance of knowing that your pet has a professionally fitted flap.

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uPVC Door Panels - Cat flaps can usually be installed into uPVC doors. You or your fitter will need to ascertain what the interior structure of you door actually is, because for extra security some uPVC door panels are manufactured with a reinforced steel lining. The simplest type of cat flap installation is in doors with one single panel, consequently if you've got a uPVC door with vertical slatted 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 don't want to have a chunk cut out of a door, you could always opt to install a cat flap into an exterior wall of your house. This kind of installment is definitely better left to an expert, because it calls for a lot more equipment and skill to accomplish. Nearly all cat flap installations in walls are a simple straight tunnelled style, but right angle access via a pillar is also possible. A square shaped hole will be cut through your selected wall, into which is inserted a plastic or metal, square open ended tube. Each end of the hole is then installed with a cat flap so that your furry pal can enter and exit your house whenever it desires.

Replacing Your Existing Cat Flap in Aldenham - If you've already got a cat flap installed on your window, door or wall, but it is broken or not functioning correctly, the existing hole can, with luck, be re-used for installing a replacement. A specialist Aldenham cat flap fitter will be glad to take out your old entry unit and replace it with a fresh cat flap without causing any harm to the window, wall or door on which it is mounted.

If the replacement cat flap is to be installed in a pre-cut hole in a double glazing panel, you must ensure that the existing glass has been cut and installed correctly. If it's found that the previous installation was a bodge job, the glass will have to be taken out and replaced with a new one to avoid any safety and security issues with the new flap.


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There are a number of handyman contractors, professional cat flap fitters and even double glazing companies in the Aldenham area, who provide cat flap installation through whatever door or fabrication you need. There are several ways to track down a good cat flap fitter, and few are more effective than asking friends and neighbours. If they're confident enough to recommend a tradesman who they have used, you can be fairly certain that you'll be happy too.

If you cannot find a fitter through personal recommendations, always acquire at least three different price quotes before making your choice, please remember that the cheapest is often not the best. Ask about any warranties they might give for their standard of workmanship and make certain that it's backed up in writing, just in case something should go amiss.

If you take your time and pick a reliable Aldenham cat flap fitter you'll be repaid with a superior quality product, that's professionally installed, and will serve yourself and your pussy-cat for many years to come. And when all is said and done - quality is the most important thing.

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Cat flaps can be fitted in Aldenham and also in nearby places like: Garston, Frogmore, Round Bush, Patchetts Green, Letchmore Heath, Colney Street, Meriden, Smug Oak, Bricket Wood, Shenleybury, together with these postcodes WD6 1EL, WD6 1LT, WD6 1EB, WD6 1LU, WD6 1HW, WD6 1AW, WD6 1NP, WD6 1FL, WD6 1DF, WD6 1EQ. Local Aldenham cat flap fitters will probably have the postcode WD25 and the phone code 01923. Checking this will make certain that you access a locally based cat flat fitter. Aldenham householders can benefit from these and many other comparable services.

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Also find: Smug Oak cat flap fitters, Letchmore Heath cat flap fitters, Round Bush cat flap fitters, Meriden cat flap fitters, Garston cat flap fitters, Bricket Wood cat flap fitters, Colney Street cat flap fitters, Shenleybury cat flap fitters, Frogmore cat flap fitters, Patchetts Green cat flap installation services and more. Most of these villages and towns are catered for by cat flap fitters. Aldenham residents can get price quotes by going here.

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Cat flaps were recently installed for householders living in Summerhouse Lane, Radlett Park Road, Lime Way, Waterside, Dagger Lane, Woodfield Road, Middle Down, Hawtrees, The Avenue, Blackbirds Lane, Gills Hill Lane, The Woods, Phillimore Place, Harper Lane, Church Close, Kemprow, New Road, Folly Pathway, Slade Court, Mornington Road, The Sycamores, Shenley Road, Newberries Avenue, Theobald Street, Malthouse Place, Highfields and these Aldenham postcodes: WD6 1EL, WD6 1LT, WD6 1EB, WD6 1LU, WD6 1HW, WD6 1AW, WD6 1NP, WD6 1FL, WD6 1DF, WD6 1EQ. These locations recently saw activity by an expert cat flap fitter. Aldenham residents benefited from reliable and professional cat flap installation services on every occasion.

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(This cat flap fitter Aldenham page was updated on 04-02-2023)