Cat Flap Fitter Bolton-upon-Dearne

Bolton-upon-Dearne Cat Flap Installation & Repair

Cat Flap Fitter Bolton-upon-Dearne South Yorkshire (S63): Fitting a cat flap doesn't only save you the headache of having to open the door every time the cat chooses to go out or in, it also gives your cat extra independence and improves it's quality of life. Cats which are kept inside, much like humans, will show signs of irritability. When allowed quick access to the outside world with a cat flap, your cat has a much better chance of staying healthy and fit. Naturally, that isn't the end of the story, since there are many styles of cat flap, and figuring out what design is best for you and your cat isn't always that easy.

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A cat flap at its most basic is merely that. A hole is cut into an exterior door and a bendable material is hung over it to offer a bit of protection from the elements. Whilst this could be acceptable in an outhouse door or fence panel, most Bolton-upon-Dearne cat owners would no doubt prefer something a tad more secure and weatherproof for an exterior door to their home.

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This standard model is still a long way off being ideal as it allows other cats or creatures a way to enter into your property, nonetheless it can be improved upon by adding magnetic strips to keep the flap in place.

A step up from the magnetic strip version are infra-red or RF chip, magnetically controlled cat flaps. With these, either an IR, RF chip or magnet will be sewn into your cat's collar. Unless an animal is fitted with one of these special collars, it will be unable to open the flap and get into or leave your house, therefore keeping out some unwelcome visitors. The reality that any other moggy in the Bolton-upon-Dearne area who's got a similar collar could perchance gain access to your home, is the downside with this type of cat flap. RF cat flaps and collar systems are the upgraded version of these products as they can be programmed by the cat owner to recognise a unique identifier, distinct to your pet.

Having a cat flap that can identify your cat's microchip, is the next step-up in access gadgets for felines. The memory of these cat flaps can be programmed with one or even multiple microchip details (if you have more than one cat), to give exclusive access. Exit and entry can only be achieved by micro-chipped animals, and the flap will be unlocked whenever you cat is close by.

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When you are buying a cat flap, you should make sure it's of a type that can be locked into position. The majority of cat flaps sold today boast a four way locking mechanism. Which means that the cat flap can permit exit only, allow only entry into your premises, be fully locked, or be set for two-way entry and exit. This provides total control over how your cat flap functions both throughout the day and during the night. The facility to perform particular functions according to the time of day, and based on yours and your cat's requirements is also an option with some of the higher end brands of cat flap.

If you have a timber door in your home in Bolton-upon-Dearne, installing you own cat flap shouldn't be all that complicated. But, if you are planning to fit it in a double glazed window or in a reinforced PVC door, you need to ask for outside help. Such situations call for the skills and expertise of an experienced cat flap fitter or odd job man, who is certain to have have the tools and knowledge for this kind of installation project.


Double Glazing Installations - If you bring in a "tradesman" who, while trying to fit your cat flap, starts to drill a hole in a double glazed door or window panel, immediately send them packing. New cat flaps can't be mounted into pre-existing double glazing window or door panels. Making a hole in the double glazing damages not just the strength and security of the panel, but it compromises the insulation properties as well. In reality, it renders the glazing unsound and it should never be attempted.

An experienced cat flap fitter will take measurements of the existing double glazing unit and have a local Bolton-upon-Dearne glazing company knock up a new pane. This new glazed pane will be delivered with a hole pre-cut as a part of its construction where the cat flap can be fitted. You may have a 1 or 2 week waiting period for this to be produced, but if you need a cat flap fitted into a pre-existing patio or double glazed door, this is the only way to do it. When your new glass panel shows up, the fitter will take out the old unit, and replace it with the new "cat flap ready" one. Your cat flap will then be put in.

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External Wooden Doors - As mentioned previously, wood door panels are the simplest option in relation to cat flap installation on your home in Bolton-upon-Dearne. If you are uncomfortable with cutting a hole in your front door, it's probably a good idea to contact an expert to do the work for you. This kind of project should not be expensive and will provide you with the assurance of knowing that your cat will have the use of a professionally installed flap.

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uPVC Door Panels - Cat flaps can be installed into uPVC doors in most cases. It pays to know the interior construction, because some door panels are lined with steel for extra security. A one piece panel enables simpler installation, so if you have a slatted type uPVC door panel, it may be less expensive to replace the panel with a single panel model.

Wall Installation - If you do not want to cut a hole in your doors, whether for aesthetic or security reasons, you can get a cat flap installed on an external wall. A cat flap entrance in a wall requires considerably more expertise and equipment to install, therefore it's certainly better left to the pros. You can decide on a straightforward tunnel style, or even a right angled version which permits access through a pillar. With this kind of installation a plastic or metal, square open ended insert is fitted into a square shaped hole cut out of your wall. Both ends of the hole are then fitted with an appropriate cat flap so that your cat can exit and enter your house whenever it wishes.

Replacing an Existing Cat Flap in Bolton-upon-Dearne - If you already have a cat flat, but it's either damaged or not functioning properly, the existing hole in your window, door or wall can be fitted with a replacement so long as the new cat flap is of a similar size. A competent cat flap fitter in Bolton-upon-Dearne will efficiently remove the unwanted cat flap, and mount a brand new one as a replacement without causing damage to the surrounding door, window or wall.

If the substitute cat flap is being fitted in a pre-cut hole in a double glazed pane, you must make sure that the existing glass has been made and installed accurately. If it's discovered that the previous installation was bodged, the glass will have to be removed and exchanged to avoid any safety and security problems with the new flap.


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Whether you'd like your cat flap fitted in a door, wall or window, you'll find that there are handyman contractors, specialist cat flap installers and even double glazing firms in and around Bolton-upon-Dearne who'll be happy to help. There is no better approach to finding a good cat flap installer than by asking relatives and friends for recommendations. If they're confident enough to recommend somebody who they've used, you can be fairly certain that you'll be happy also.

If it isn't possible to get recommendations from acquaintances, you should attempt to get at least 3 different quotes from local cat flap installers before making a decision. It's generally advisable not to always go with the cheapest offer. Check if they offer any guarantees or warranties for their standard of workmanship, so you have some recourse for compensation if something unfortunately goes wrong as the work is undertaken.

A specialist cat flap installation contractor in Bolton-upon-Dearne will provide you with a quality product, expertly fitted, and which will last you, and your pussy-cat, for many years.

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Cat flaps can be fitted in Bolton-upon-Dearne and also in: Barnburgh, Broomhill, West Melton, Adwick upon Dearne, Brodsworth, Cadeby, High Melton, Manvers, Middlecliff, Harlington, Billingley Green, Hickleton, Marr, as well as in these postcodes S63 8LS, S63 8DJ, S63 8LQ, S63 8NL, S63 8EY, S63 8EW, S63 8FB, S63 8JB, S63 8NF, and S63 8LP. Local Bolton-upon-Dearne cat flap fitters will probably have the postcode S63 and the telephone dialling code 01709. Checking this out should confirm that you access a locally based cat flat fitter. Bolton-upon-Dearne home and property owners are able to utilise these and various other similar services. Click on the "Quote" banner to make enquiries and get quotations for cat flap installation.

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With automatic cat flaps, pet owners in Bolton-upon-Dearne can enjoy the comfort of knowing their cats can exit and enter as they please without compromising their security. High-tech features like RFID chips and sensors enable these flaps to detect the presence of a cat, granting access only to authorised pets, and preventing unauthorized entry. Certain types of automatic cat flaps can be scheduled to lock and unlock at specific times, giving pet owners a supplementary level of security and oversight. One of the leading benefits of automatic cat flaps is that they eliminate the need for manual assistance, allowing pets to have access to the outside world even when their owners are not in the house. Also, automatic cat flaps can also help to prevent undesirable animals or pests from entering the house, creating a safer and more comfortable environment for both owners and pets. By enlisting the expertise of a competent window fitter, handyman or carpenter, you can ensure that your cat flap is installed securely and professionally, reducing the risk of damage to your home and injury to pets or people.

Installing Cat Flaps in Walls

Installing a cat flap in a brick wall, as opposed to a door, can be a sensible solution, yet it requires specialised skills and tools. Allowing you to select the best spot for your cat's exit and entry, a brick wall offers more flexibility in positioning without the need to alter your doors.

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It is advisable to hire an experienced professional due to the complexity of cutting through brickwork. To ensure the work is done effectively and safely, they possess the necessary tools, such as a masonry drill and a bolster or cold chisel, and the required expertise. Creating a neat tunnel through the wall, the specialist will line it properly to guard against weather and draughts.

Once installed, the cat flap offers a weather-resistant and durable entry point for your cat. Maintaining the integrity of your doors, this setup gives your pet the ability to exit and enter, which enhances both convenience and security. (Cat Flaps in Walls in Bolton-upon-Dearne)

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To ensure the comfort and safety of both indoor and outdoor cats, cat flap weatherproofing is important. A correctly weatherproofed cat flap prevents wind, rain and draughts from seeping into the house, ensuring a warm and dry environment for the feline. A tight barrier against the weather is achieved with cat flaps that have superior quality seals and insulating materials. Additionally, think about installing a weatherproof tunnel extension to shield the entryway from harsh climatic conditions. To maintain the cat flap's effectiveness in providing a cosy and weather-protected space for the cat, routine maintenance is essential, including checking seals for damage. (34465 - Cat Flap Weatherproofing Bolton-upon-Dearne)

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There is a range of work that can be completed by your local Bolton-upon-Dearne cat flap fitter including Staywell cat flap installation, cat flap cleaning & maintenance in Bolton-upon-Dearne, cat flap installation in doors, the fitting of infrared cat flaps into double gazing, cat flap removal in Bolton-upon-Dearne, cat flaps in patio doors, glazing services, the fitting of magnetic cat flaps into composite doors, cheap cat flaps, the installation of dog flaps, the fitting of microchip cat flaps into French doors, cat flap upgrades, cat flaps in metal doors in Bolton-upon-Dearne, cat flap accessories, 4-way cat flap installation in Bolton-upon-Dearne, cat flap draughtproofing, cat flap replacement, pet flap installation, the installation of microchip cat flaps into patio doors, cat flap installation in glass doors, cat flap weatherproofing, cat flap security, cat flap training advice, the installation of magnetic cat flaps into metal skinned doors, cat flap repairs, microchip cat flap installation, cat flap installation estimates, the fitting of magnetic cat flaps into uPVC doors, Catmate cat flap installation, infrared cat flap installation, and lots more. If there are different Bolton-upon-Dearne cat flap requirements that you want but can't see here, you can easily list them on the QUOTE FORM provided. Listed are just a few of the duties that are undertaken by people specialising in cat flaps. Bolton-upon-Dearne companies will be happy to tell you about their entire range of cat flap installation services.

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