Cat Flap Fitter Brockworth

Brockworth Cat Flap Installation & Repair

Cat Flap Fitter Brockworth Gloucestershire (GL3): Installing a cat flap doesn't just save you the bother of having to open the door every time your cat decides to stroll in or out, it also affords your cat more independence and enhances it's all round quality of life. When continuously kept indoors, cats much like humans, will get grumpy and irritated. Having a cat that's both mentally and physically fit, is just one of the positive aspects of allowing your pet easy access to world outside via a cat flap. So, you think it's a great idea, but what is best style of cat flap for your beloved pet?

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The most rudimentry sort of cat flap is basically that. A hole is cut in an external door and a flexible material is placed over the gap to offer a bit of some protection from the elements. Of course, this is really basic, and won't be adequate for most cat owners in Brockworth, who would favour something a bit more weatherproof and secure for an exterior door to their property, although it might be appropriate for a shed or outhouse door.

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This standard design is still a long way off being perfect as it allows other creatures or cats to enter into your property, however it can be somewhat improved upon with the addition of a magnetic strip to hold the flap in position.

Magnetically controlled, RF chip or infra-red models of cat flap, are a significant step up from the magnetic strip version. This requires that your cat wears a collar that has either an RF chip, IR or magnet encased within it. What this means is that any animal without one of these special collars cannot get into or leave your property. The downside here is that any other moggy in the area who has a similar style of collar may be able to gain access to your property when using this sort of cat flap. RF cat flaps and collar systems are the upgraded version of these devices because they can be programmed by the owner of the cat to recognise a unique identifier, distinct to your pet. Access is limited to your purrfect companion alone, delivering an extra layer of security and control.

The next stage in feline entry security is to install a cat flap which identifies your cat's own microchip. You have to enter the number of your cat's micro-chip into the cat flap's memory (which is powered by batteries), and if you have several cats it will allow multiple entries. The flap will be unfastened when your cat is in close proximity, only permitting exit or entry to pets that have a microchip.

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The ability to lock it in position is essential no matter which cat flap you are purchasing. Currently, the majority of cat flaps available on the market feature a four way locking mechanism for added flexibility. Which means that the cat flap can permit exit only, allow admittance into your home only, be fully locked, or be set for two way entry and exit. This will give you alternatives for all times of night and day, to have control over exactly how your cat flap works. The facility to perform particular functions in accordance with the time of day, and in keeping with yours and your pet's requirements is also an option with some of the higher end models of cat flap.

If you are pretty decent at DIY, putting in your own cat flap shouldn't be that difficult, if you have a timber door on your Brockworth home. However, if it needs to be fitted in a reinforced uPVC door or in a double glazed window panel, you shouldn't even attempt it by yourself. Such situations call for the skills and expertise of a specialist cat flap fitter or carpenter, who'll have all the equipment and knowledge for this kind of installation project.


Double Glazing Installations - If your cat flap needs to be installed in a double glazed door or window panel, and your appointed "tradesman" endeavours to drill a hole in it, stop the job immediately and show them the gate. It's simply not possible to install a new cat flap into a double glazing door panel or window pane. Drilling holes in any kind of double glazing will ruin its security and strength, along with its insulating properties. It should in no circumstances be attempted and will make your double glazing unsound.

A professional cat flap fitter will measure up your current double glazed unit and have a glazing firm knock up a new purpose made pane. To ensure that the cat flap can be nicely fitted into it, this new double glazing pane will arrive with a hole pre-cut as a part of its construction. This can take a week or so to manufacture, however it's basically the only way to fit a cat flap in an existing patio or double glazed door. Once you have obtained your new panel of glass, the old one can be taken out and the new pane fitted. The installing of your cat flap will then be undertaken.

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External Wooden Doors - Wooden door panels are, as we already stated, the easiest options for new cat flap installation in Brockworth. If you are a bit unsure about cutting a sizeable hole in your door, you may be happier hiring a specialist cat flap fitter or carpenter instead. This will provide you with the satisfaction of knowing that you will finish up with an expertly installed cat flap, and that the project has been completed correctly and without causing damage to your door.

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uPVC Door Panels - uPVC doors can be installed with a cat flap. Having said that, certain uPVC doors have a steel lining for additional security, which could cause issues. A one-piece door panel enables simpler installation, so if you have a slatted uPVC door, it may be cheaper to replace the panel with a single panel model.

Wall Installation - If you don't really wish to have a hole cut in your doors, either for aesthetic or safety reasons, you can opt for a cat flap to be installed within an external wall. This kind of installment is certainly better left to a professional, because it calls for considerably more skill and equipment to execute. You will find there are several choices for this kind of installation, including a straight through tunnel version, or a right angle (through pillar) adaption. Installation involves a neat square hole being made through the wall of your choice, into which a metal or plastic, open ended square tube is inserted. A suitable cat flap is then installed on each end of the hole.

Replacing an Existing Cat Flap in Brockworth - If you already have a cat flap fitted on a wall, window or door, but it's damaged or not working properly, the existing hole can, with a little luck, be re-used for installing a replacement. A specialist Brockworth cat flap installer will be happy to take out your old unit and replace it with a brand new cat flap without inflicting any damage on the door, wall or window on which it's attached.

When your installation involves insertion into a pre-cut hole in a double glazing panel, it is essential to confirm that this was previously done in the right way, before attaching the new flap. The glass panel will need to be taken out and replaced with a new one to avoid any safety and security problems, if you discover this is not the case and a bodge job was made of the earlier installation.


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There are several handymen, professional cat flap installers and even glazing companies in the Brockworth area, who offer cat flap installation through whatever door or construction you need. There are various ways to locate a reputable cat flap fitter, and few compare with the option of asking for recommendations from friends and relations. You can be sure that if they've been confident enough to recommend someone who's done work for them, then you will have a much similar experience.

If you can't find a cat flap installer through recommendation, always obtain three or four different quotations before making your final choice, and remember that the cheapest is often not the best. Ask about any warranties or guarantees they may offer for their standard of workmanship and make sure it is backed up in writing, in case something happens to go awry.

A professional cat flap installation contractor in Brockworth will supply you with a good quality product, expertly fitted, and one which will last you, and your pussy-cat, for many years.

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Cat flaps can be installed in Brockworth and also nearby in: Brimpsfield, Abbeymead, Coopers Edge, Badgeworth, Witcombe, Birdlip, Shurdington, Hucclecote, Bentham, Coopers Hill, Barnwood, Little Shurdington, Little Witcombe, Great Witcombe, as well as in these postcodes GL3 4TW, GL3 4QR, GL3 4RZ, GL3 4EY, GL3 4BA, GL3 4JH, GL3 4BT, GL4 7ZG, GL3 4XL, and GL3 4LB. Locally based Brockworth cat flap fitters will likely have the telephone dialling code 01452 and the postcode GL3. Checking this can confirm that you access a local cat flat fitter. Householders in the Brockworth area can utilise these and numerous other comparable services. Simply click the "Quote" banner to to make enquiries and obtain price quotes for cat flap installation.

Cat Flap Weatherproofing

For both outdoor and indoor cats, maintaining safety and comfort relies on effective cat flap weatherproofing. A warm and dry environment for both the feline and the occupants is achieved by a properly weatherproofed cat flap, preventing wind, cold draughts and rain from seeping into the house. Designed with high-quality seals and insulating materials, cat flaps create a tight barrier against the elements. An extra option to shield the entrance from harsh weather conditions is the installation of a weatherproof tunnel extension. Cat owners must prioritize routine maintenance, such as checking seals for deterioration, to keep the cat flap effective in providing a weather-protected and cozy space for your furry companion. (42068)

Brockworth Cat Flap Installation Tasks

Brockworth Cat Flap Installation Tasks

There is a range of work that can be completed by your local Brockworth cat flap fitter including the installation of magnetic cat flaps into composite doors in Brockworth, the installation of magnetic cat flaps into patio doors Brockworth, the fitting of infrared cat flaps into double gazing, cat flap repair, cat flap installation services, cat flap installation quotes, dog flap installation, microchip cat flap installation, replacement cat flaps, the installation of magnetic cat flaps into conservatories, the installation of cat flaps into wooden doors, Catmate cat flap installations, pet flap installations in Brockworth, the fitting of cat flaps into porches in Brockworth, cat flap installation in doors, cat flaps in metal doors, cat flaps in double glazed doors, the fitting of 2-way cat flaps into French doors, magnetic cat flap installation in Brockworth, cat flap installation in uPVC doors Brockworth, 2-way cat flap installation, cat flaps in patio doors, small cat flaps, infrared cat flaps Brockworth, the fitting of magnetic cat flaps into metal skinned doors Brockworth, and lots more. If there are different Brockworth cat flap requirements that you need but cannot see here, you can mention them on the QUOTE FORM provided. These are just some of the tasks that are carried out by people specialising in cat flaps. Brockworth specialists will let you know their full range of cat flap installation services.


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Also find: Birdlip cat flap fitters, Coopers Hill cat flap fitters, Shurdington cat flap fitters, Hucclecote cat flap fitters, Great Witcombe cat flap fitters, Barnwood cat flap fitters, Abbeymead cat flap fitters, Little Witcombe cat flap fitters, Badgeworth cat flap fitters, Brimpsfield cat flap fitters, Coopers Edge cat flap fitters, Little Shurdington cat flap fitters, Bentham cat flap fitters, Witcombe cat flap fitters and more. These and other places are covered by cat flap installers and comparable tradespeople. When it comes to making certain that your cat flap is securely and correctly fitted on your property, their skill and expertise is invaluable. The assurance that your cat flap meets your pet's needs and conforms to your home's safety and aesthetic standards comes with its installation by a specialist. Local householders can get cat flap installation estimates by clicking here. Do you need to get a cat flap installed on your property? Don't delay - get a quote today!

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