Cat Flap Fitter Axbridge

Axbridge Cat Flap Installation & Repair

Cat Flap Fitter Axbridge Somerset (BS26): To allow your cat the freedom and independence that it needs to live a happy life, you could install a cat flap to an exterior door or wall in your Axbridge property. When continuously kept indoors, cats as with people, will get grumpy and irritated. Giving your cat accessibility to world outside with a cat flap can also help in keeping them physically and mentally fit. So, you think it's a good idea, but precisely what is perfect type of cat flap for your precious pet?

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Essentially, a cat flap at its most fundamental is merely that. A piece of bendable material hung over a hole in a doorway to enable a cat to pass through it, but keep out the elements. Obviously, this is extremely basic, and won't be sufficient for most Axbridge cat owners, who would prefer something a little more weatherproof and secure for an external door to their home, although it might be suitable for a garden fence panel or outhouse door.

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Since this solution will allow other creatures or cats to enter your house, it isn't at all ideal, although it can be enhanced to some degree by holding the flap in place with the addition of magnetic strips.

A step up from the magnetic strip design are RF chip or infra-red, magnetically controlled cat flaps. With this form of cat flap, your cat will have to wear a collar fitted with an RF chip, IR or magnet. This means that any animal that does not have a special collar cannot get into or leave your home. Once again this is a fairly basic kind of cat flap, given that any other cat in the Axbridge area who's got a similar model of collar could perchance access your home. RF cat flaps and collar systems are the upgraded version of these products and can be programmed by the user to recognise a unique identifier, distinct to your pet. Providing an additional layer of security and control, this makes sure that only your furry companion gains access.

The next stage in feline access security is to consider the kind of cat flap which recognises your pet's own microchip. You have to enter the number of your cat's micro-chip into the memory the cat flap (which is battery powered), and if you have more than one pet it will accept multiple entries. Entry and exit can only be accomplished by microchipped pets, and the flap will be unlocked whenever you cat is in close proximity.

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When you're purchasing a cat flap, you must make sure it is of a type that can be locked into position. For extra flexibility, the majority of cat flaps feature a 4-way locking mechanism nowadays. Which means it has the capability to be locked fully, enable exit only, enable only access into your property, or be put in 2-way entry and exit mode. This provides full control over the operation of your cat flap both throughout the day and during the night time. In keeping with yours and your pet's requirements, there's even the possibility to carry out particular functions according to the time of day, with several of the more advanced devices.

Putting in a cat flap yourself can be really easy if you have a solid wood door on your Axbridge house, and reasonable DIY skills. On no account should you attempt to fit a cat flap in a reinforced uPVC door or in a double glazed window. These situations require the expertise and skills of a reputable cat flap installer or carpenter, who'll have the equipment and knowledge for this sort of installation.


Double Glazing Installation - If you happen to hire somebody who tries to drill a hole in your double glazing to install your new cat flap, stop them right away and request that they leave. It isn't possible to install a new cat flap into a double glazed window pane or door panel. Any type of double glazed unit will be ruined by drilling a hole in it, and will damage its security, thermal insulation attributes and strength. Your double glazing will be rendered unsafe, and it should not be attempted under any circumstances.

It is necessary to get a new double glazed unit made especially for this purpose by a glazing firm, and your chosen Axbridge cat flap fitter will measure your current unit and order the new one. As part of its construction this new pane will have a hole pre-cut, which your cat flap can be fitted snugly into. This may take a week or more to produce, however it's the only way to install a cat flap into an existing double glazed or patio door. Once you've received your new panel of glass, the old one can be removed and the new unit installed. The installation of your cat flap will then be carried out.

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External Wooden Doors - Timber door panels are, as we stated earlier, the simplest alternatives for new cat flap installation in Axbridge. If you are a little dubious about making a hole in your front or back door, you might be happier contacting an experienced cat flap fitter or carpenter instead. This will give you the reassurance that you'll finish up with an expertly installed cat friendly flap, and that the job has been done correctly.

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uPVC Door Panels - Cat flaps can generally be installed into uPVC doors. You or your installer will need to find out what the internal structure of you door is, since for extra security certain uPVC doors are manufactured with a steel lining. The simplest type of installation is in doors having a single panel, subsequently if you have a uPVC door with slatted vertical panels, it may be easier and cheaper in the long run to exchange the slats for a one-piece panel.

Wall Installation - It's also feasible to have a cat flap mounted in an outside wall of your home in Axbridge, if you don't wish to cut holes in your doors, for security or aesthetic reasons. A cat flap entrance in a wall requires considerably more equipment and expertise to fit, therefore it's definitely best left to a specialist. Most wall cat flap installations involve a basic straight tunnelled style, however right angular access through a pillar is also possible. This installation calls for a square hole being made through the wall of your choice, into which a metal or plastic, open ended square insert is fitted. Each end of the hole is then installed with an appropriate cat flap so your feline friend can exit and enter the house whenever it wants.

Replacing Your Existing Cat Flap in Axbridge - If you've already got a cat flap installed on your window, door or wall, but it is damaged or not working correctly, the existing hole can hopefully be re-used for the installation of a replacement. You local cat flap installer will be able to take off the unwanted cat flap, without causing damage to the wall, door or window, and fit a brand new flap for your cat.

If the new cat flap is to be installed in a pre-cut hole in a double glazing panel, you must make certain that the glass has been manufactured, cut and installed in the right way. The glass panel must be taken out and exchanged to avoid any security and safety problems, if it becomes obvious that this is not the case and corners were cut during the original installation.


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There are many different handymen, professional cat flap fitters and even glazing merchants in the Axbridge area, that offer cat flap fitting through whatever door or structure you need. There are several ways to find a decent cat flap fitter, and few compare with the option of asking relatives and friends. If they are happy to recommend a tradesman who they have used, you can guarantee that you will be happy too.

Where acquaintance recommendations are not feasible, seek two or three estimates from local Axbridge tradesmen. Study these carefully and never always opt for the cheapest option, since this will often not be the best of the bunch. Check whether they offer any guarantees or warranties for the quality of their workmanship, so you've got some recourse for compensation if something goes wrong as the work is undertaken.

An experienced cat flap installation contractor in Axbridge will supply you with a good quality product, skillfully fitted, and one that will last you, and your cat, for many years.


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

  1. Reduced Stress: Cat flaps obviate the need for you to continuously watch over and open the door for your cat, reducing both your and your pet's stress levels, and allowing them independent exit and entry.
  2. 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.
  3. Independence for Cats: Enabling them to venture outdoors, exercise, and fulfil their curiosity at will, cat flaps support the independent spirit of cats, promoting their happiness and health.
  4. Convenience for Owners: The necessity for owners to pause their daily routines to allow their cats entry or exit is eliminated. This proves especially advantageous for those with busy lives or irregular timetables.
  5. Enhanced Security: Many cat flaps are equipped with locking mechanisms that can be set to allow entry only to specific cats or to keep unwanted visitors out. This feature enhances home security by preventing the entry of stray animals or potential threats.
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Cat flaps can be fitted in Axbridge and also nearby in: Locking, Cocklake, Shipham, Compton Bishop, Churchill, Draycott, Banwell, , Badgeworth, Brinscombe, Cross, Weare, Crickham, Sandford, and in these postcodes BS26 2BB, BS26 2DF, BS26 2DY, BS26 2DE, BS26 2HP, BS26 2DN, BS26 2AD, BS26 2BS, BS26 2DG, and BS26 2HG. Local Axbridge cat flap installers will probably have the postcode BS26 and the dialling code 01934. Checking this should guarantee you access a local cat flat fitter. Property owners in the local area will be able to utilise these and countless other similar services. To to make enquiries and obtain quotations for cat flaps, you just need to click on the "Quote" banner.

Automatic Cat Flap Installation

Automatic cat flaps offer cat owners in Axbridge a handy way to give their furry felines unrestricted access. These flaps use leading-edge technology such as RFID sensors and chips to detect when the cat is near and open the door for them, ensuring that only authorised pets can enter the house. Certain designs of automatic cat flaps can be scheduled to lock and unlock at specific times, giving pet owners an extra level of security and oversight. One of the key benefits of automatic cat flaps is that they permit cats to move in and out of the home independently, reducing the need for owner assistance. In addition, automatic cat flaps can also act as a safeguard against unwelcome animals or creatures, creating a more comfortable and safer environment for both owners and pets.... READ MORE.

Cat Flap Positioning

Proper cat flap positioning is crucial for ensuring the safety of your home and the convenience of your cat when you install one. Taking various aspects into account, such as the breed and size of your cat, possible security risks and you home's layout, a professional cat flap fitter can give expert advice on where to position your cat flap.

By helping you select the ideal position for the flap, they ensure that it is easily accessible for your cat, but inaccessible for intruders. To prevent intruders from using the flap to gain access to your garden, they might suggest avoiding its installation near a hedge or fence, or recommend a higher position to stop small animals from getting into your home.

Along with their other services, a professional cat flap fitter in Axbridge can provide guidance on the most suitable kind of product for your requirements, like an electronic or microchip-enabled cat flap. Obtaining expert advice on cat flap positioning can prevent common mistakes and guarantee that your cat flap is installed in the best and most advantageous place.

Cat Flap Weatherproofing

For both outdoor and indoor cats, maintaining safety and comfort depends on effective cat flap weatherproofing. A cat flap that is properly weatherproofed prevents rain, wind and draughts from seeping into the house, ensuring a warm and dry environment for the feline. A tight barrier against the elements is achieved with cat flaps that have superior quality seals and insulating materials. Consider, additionally, the installation of a weatherproof tunnel extension to shield the entrance from harsh climatic conditions. Ensuring the cat flap remains effective in providing a comfortable and weather-protected space for the cat requires routine maintenance, including checking seals for wear and tear. (66884 - Cat Flap Weatherproofing Axbridge)

Axbridge Cat Flap Installation Tasks

Axbridge Cat Flap Installation Tasks

There are a number of different tasks that can be completed by your local Axbridge cat flap fitter including pet flap installations, the fitting of 2-way cat flaps into French doors, cat flap weatherproofing, dog flap installation Axbridge, magnetic cat flap installation Axbridge, electronic cat flaps Axbridge, cat flap draughtproofing, cat flap removal, cat flap installation in double glazed doors in Axbridge, cat flap upgrades, infrared cat flaps Axbridge, cat flap positioning advice, the installation of electronic cat flaps into wooden doors, the installation of electronic cat flaps into metal skinned doors Axbridge, the installation of electronic cat flaps into patio doors, cat flap installation in glass doors Axbridge, automatic cat flap installations, cat flap installation in walls Axbridge, 2-way cat flap installation, infrared cat flap installation, Catmate cat flap installation, the fitting of infrared cat flaps into conservatories, cutting out for a cat flap, small cat flaps Axbridge, cat flap services, and more. If there are other Axbridge cat flap requirements that you want but can't see here, you should list them on the QUOTE FORM provided. Listed are just a handful of the activities that are performed by those installing cat flaps. Axbridge specialists will be delighted to keep you abreast of their full range of cat flap installation services.


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Also find: cat flap fitters, Sandford cat flap fitters, Crickham cat flap fitters, Shipham cat flap fitters, Locking cat flap fitters, Badgeworth cat flap fitters, Cross cat flap fitters, Banwell cat flap fitters, Draycott cat flap fitters, Cocklake cat flap fitters, Churchill cat flap fitters, Compton Bishop cat flap fitters, Weare cat flap fitters, Brinscombe cat flap fitters and more. People who fit cat flaps can be found in almost all of these towns and localities. When it concerns the secure and proper fitting of your cat flap on your property, their expertise and knowledge is vital. With professional installation, you can be confident that your cat flap not only meets your pet's needs but also aligns with your home's safety and aesthetic requirements. If you're a local property owner looking to obtain accurate and competitive cat flap installation quotes tailored to your specific needs, you simply have to click here.

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(This cat flap fitter Axbridge information was last updated on 13-06-2024)