Cat Flap Fitter Amesbury

Amesbury Cat Flap Installation & Repair

Cat Flap Fitter Amesbury Wiltshire (SP4): Fitting a cat flap to an external wall or door in your home in Amesbury, will enable it to live a life of contentment and enjoy it's own bit of independence. Cats which are kept inside, as with people, can often show signs of irritability. Allowing your cat access to the outside world by means of a cat flap can also help in keeping them mentally and physically fit. If this sounds like a good option for you, what type of cat flap should you opt for?

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The most basic form of cat flap, is merely that. A hole is cut in an outside door and a bendable material is placed over it to give protection from the weather. The vast majority of Amesbury cat owners would no doubt favour something a tad more weatherproof and secure for an outside door to their home, although this may be suitable for a fence panel or shed door.

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This basic model is still a long way from being perfect because it allows other creatures or cats to get into your house, however it can be to some degree improved on with the addition of magnetic strips to keep the flap in position.

Magnetically controlled, infra-red or RF chip models of cat flap, are a step up from the magnetic strip variation. This requires your cat to use a collar that has either a magnet, IR or RF chip encased in it. No animal is going to be able to leave or get into your home unless it's fitted with this special collar. The drawback here is that any other moggy in the Amesbury area that's got a similar collar can easily get into your house with this kind of cat flap fitted. Even these cat flaps can be improved to some degree with an RF cat flap/collar system featuring an owner programmed unique identifier. Your furry companion is the sole one to gain access, offering an additional layer of security and control.

The kind of cat flap that's can be recognised by your pet's own microchip, is the next step-up in feline entry security. You have to enter the number of your cat's microchip into the memory the cat flap (which is powered by batteries), and if you've got several cats it will allow multiple entries. Entry and exit can only be accomplished by micro-chipped pets, and the flap will be unlocked whenever you cat is in close proximity.

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The ability to lock it in place is vital no matter what cat flap you are purchasing. The majority of cat flaps sold currently have a four way locking system. Which means it has the capability to enable only exit from your home, be locked fully, allow admittance into your house only, or be put in two way exit and entry mode. This gives total control over how your cat flap works both during the day and throughout the night time. The wherewithal to perform different functions according to the time of day, and in keeping with your pet's and your requirements is also a possibility with some of the more advanced brands of cat flap.

If you've got a wooden door on your property in Amesbury, fitting you own cat flap should not be that hard. Although, if it has to be installed in a double glazed window or in a reinforced uPVC door, you should under no circumstances even attempt to tackle it by yourself. Such situations call for the expertise and skills of a competent cat flap fitter or handyman, who is certain to have have the tools and knowledge for this type of installation project.


Double Glazing Installation - If you bring in a so-called "tradesman" who, while endeavouring to install your cat flap, attempts to drill a hole in a double glazed door or window panel, immediately send them on their way. A new cat flap can not be installed into an existing double glazing window pane or door panel. Making a hole in the double glazing destroys not simply the security and strength of the glazing, but it removes the thermal insulation properties too. Your double glazing will be rendered unsafe, and it should not be attempted under any circumstances.

It will be necessary to get a new double glazing unit made specially for this purpose by a glazing supplier, and your local Amesbury cat flap fitter will measure your current pane and put in an order for a brand new one. As a part of its construction this new pane will have a hole pre-cut, which your cat flap can be installed nicely into. This can take a couple of weeks to produce, but it's really the only way to install a cat flap into an existing patio or double glazed door. Once you have obtained your new pane of glass, the old unit can be removed and the new panel installed. It's now possible to install and set up your cat flap.

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Exterior Wooden Doors - The least complicated alternative for new cat flap installations in Amesbury, as was mentioned earlier in this article, are solid wooden doors. If you are unsure of creating a hole in your front door, it's a good move to call an expert to undertake the project for you. A project like this is comparatively inexpensive and will give you the assurance of knowing that your pet will have the use of a professionally installed flap.

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uPVC Door Panels - Cat flaps can be mounted into uPVC doors in many instances. You or your fitter will have to establish what the internal structure of you door actually is, because for extra security some uPVC door panels are manufactured with a reinforced steel lining. A one piece door panel enables easier installation, so if you have a slatted type uPVC door panel, it might be more cost effective to exchange this panel for a single pane type.

Wall Installation - If, for aesthetic or security reasons, you do not wish to have a hole cut into your door, you could opt to install your cat flap into an outside wall of your home. A wall cat flap entrance calls for a little more expertise and equipment to install, so it is definitely better left to an expert. Most cat flap installations in walls are a basic straight tunnelled style, but right angular access via a pillar can also be achieved. A square shaped hole will have to be made through your selected wall, into which is inserted a plastic or metal, square open ended tube. The cat flap you have chosen is then attached at either end to permit your furry friend to enter and exit as it wishes.

Replacing an Existing Cat Flap in Amesbury - If your door, window or wall already has a cat flap installed, but it is not working, or is damaged, it's perfectly possible to mount a replacement over the current cavity. An expert Amesbury cat flap fitter will gladly take off your old entry device and swap it for a brand new cat flap without causing any harm to the wall, window or door on which it's mounted.

If the substitute cat flap is to be installed in a pre cut hole in a double glazed pane, you must double check that the existing glass has been cut and installed correctly. If the previous installation was bodged, the panel will have to be taken out and replaced with a new one to avoid any security and safety issues with the new cat flap.


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In and around Amesbury there are a number of specialist cat flap installers, handyman contractors and even double glazing companies who offer cat flap fitting services for windows, walls or doors. There's no better strategy for finding a reliable cat flap installer than asking friends and relations for referrals. If they're willing to recommend somebody who they have used themselves, you can guarantee that you will be pleased too.

If it is not feasible to get recommendations from acquaintances, you should attempt to get 2 or 3 different quotations from local cat flap fitters before choosing. It is generally shrewd not to always go with the cheapest quote. See if you can get written warranties for the quality of their workmanship, so that if things do happen to go wrong you've got some recourse.

If you take care and pick a reliable Amesbury cat flap fitter you'll be repaid with a good quality product, that is installed professionally, and will serve you and your furry friend for many years to come. And when push comes to shove - quality is key.


For cats and their owners alike, cat flaps present a multitude of advantages:

  1. Reduced Stress: Cat flaps remove the necessity of continual supervision and door operation for your cat, thereby diminishing stress for both you and your feline companion, who can come and go without requiring your help.
  2. Less Litter Box Odours: By allowing your cat to go outside to relieve themselves, you will probably see a decrease in litter box usage, potentially leading to fewer cleanings and a reduction in unpleasant sells in your property.
  3. Convenience for Owners: The obligation for owners to interrupt their day-to-day tasks to let cats inside or outside is no longer present. This benefit is particularly important for individuals with full schedules or irregular working hours.
  4. Independence for Cats: By allowing access to the outdoors, exercise, and a means to satisfy their innate curiosity, cat flaps cater to the independent nature of cats, improving their health and boosting their happiness.
  5. Enhanced Security: Many cat flaps feature locking systems that can be tailored to admit only certain cats, effectively barring unwanted visitors. Such a feature augments the security of a home by hindering the entrance of stray animals and possible threats.
  6. Better Control: Programmable advanced cat flaps, capable of being synced with your cat's microchip or a tailored collar tag, ensure that only your cat operates the flap, offering you absolute control of their movements in and out.
  7. Reduced Door Scratching: Sick of shredded door frames? The frustration of waiting to be let in and out can prompt destructive scratching near doors. Cat flaps offer an alternative access point, potentially curbing this undesirable behaviour.
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Cat flaps can be installed in Amesbury and also nearby in: Newton Tony, Salterton, Ratfyn, Rollestone, Great Durnford, Netton, Countess, South Newton, Figheldean, Porton, Idmiston, Larkhill, and in these postcodes SP4 7JU, SP4 7AB, SP4 7GA, SP4 7AR, SP4 7NH, SP4 7GF, SP4 7NJ, SP4 7JJ, SP4 7AU, and SP4 7DH. Local Amesbury cat flap installers will probably have the postcode SP4 and the phone code 01980. Checking this out will guarantee you access a local cat flat fitter. Amesbury home and property owners will be able to benefit from these and numerous other comparable services. Do you need a cat flap? Click the "Quote" banner and find reputable professionals to provide you with free quotations for cat flap installation.

Cat Flap Weatherproofing

Cat flap weatherproofing holds immense importance in safeguarding the comfort and safety of outdoor and indoor cats. A warm and dry environment for the feline is ensured by a correctly weatherproofed cat flap, preventing draughts, rain and wind from seeping into the house. To create a tight barrier against the elements, search for cat flaps designed with high-quality seals and insulating materials. In addition, the entryway can be shielded from harsh climatic conditions by installing a weatherproof tunnel extension. Cat owners must prioritize routine maintenance, such as checking seals for damage and deterioration, to keep the cat flap effective in providing a cosy and weather-protected space for your furry friend. (84696 - Cat Flap Weatherproofing Amesbury)

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There is a variety of work that can be undertaken by your local Amesbury cat flap fitter including Staywell cat flap installation, pet flap installation, automatic cat flap installations, cat flap repairs Amesbury, dog flap installations in Amesbury, cat flap replacement, cat flap installation in walls, cat flaps in patio doors, 2-way cat flap installation in Amesbury, cat flaps in double glazed doors, Petsafe cat flap installations, cat flap installation in wooden doors, cat flap installation in doors Amesbury, 4-way cat flap installation, cat flap installation in metal doors, replacement cat flaps, Sureflap cat flap installation, and lots more. If there happen to be other Amesbury cat flap requirements that you want but don't see here, you can mention them on the QUOTE FORM provided.


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Also find: Ratfyn cat flap fitters, Porton cat flap fitters, Larkhill cat flap fitters, Figheldean cat flap fitters, Rollestone cat flap fitters, Great Durnford cat flap fitters, South Newton cat flap fitters, Netton cat flap fitters, Countess cat flap fitters, Idmiston cat flap fitters, Salterton cat flap fitters, Newton Tony cat flap fitters and more. These and other places are catered for by cat flap fitters and associated tradesmen. Their skill and expertise is invaluable when it comes to making certain that your cat flap is securely and correctly installed on your property. With professional installation, you can be confident that your cat flap not only meets your furry friend's needs but also aligns with your home's safety and aesthetic requirements. By going here, local householders can obtain cat flap installation quotes. So, there is no reason not to get started on your cat flap installation straight away!

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