Cat Flap Fitter Bushey

Bushey Cat Flap Installation & Repair

Cat Flap Fitter Bushey Hertfordshire (WD23): To provide your cat with the freedom and independence that it needs to live a happy life, you could fit a cat flap to an external wall or door in your Bushey home. Cats that are kept indoors, just like people, will often show signs of frustration. Having easy access to outside world via a cat flap will help your cat to keep fit, both physically and mentally. But, what form of cat flap is most suitable in your case?

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The most straightforward kind of cat flap, is just that. A hole cut in a door with a flexible bit of material hung over it, to keep out the elements, but permit the cat go through. Obviously, this is really basic, and will rarely sufficient for most Bushey cat owners, who would doubtless prefer something a little more weatherproof and secure for an outside door to their home, although it might be okay for an outhouse or shed door.

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Because this option allows other cats or creatures to enter your house, it isn't at all recommended, though it can be improved on somewhat by holding the flap in position with the addition of magnetic strips.

Moving on from a basic magnetic strip are magnetically controlled, infra-red or RF chip models of cat flap. With these, either an IR, RF chip or magnet will be enclosed in your cat's collar. This means that any animal that hasn't got one of these special collars can't get into or leave your home. The fact that any other cat in the Bushey area who has a similar style of collar can still gain access to your home, is the drawback with this kind of cat flap. RF cat flaps and collar systems are the preferred version of this equipment because they can be programmed by the cat's owner to recognise a unique identifier, specific to your cat. Providing an extra layer of security and control, this makes certain that only your furry friend gets access.

Installing a cat flap that can be operated by your pet's microchip, is the next step-up in access gadgets for felines in Bushey. You have to enter the number of your cat's microchip into the cat flap's memory (which is powered by batteries), and if you've got several cats it will take multiple entries. When your cat is close to the flap, it unlocks and permits just your micro-chipped pets to enter/exit.

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The ability to lock it in position is vital no matter what cat flap you are purchasing. For extra flexibility, the majority of cat flaps have a 4-way locking system these days. This means that the cat flap can enable exit from your house only, be locked fully, permit only entry into your premises, or be set for 2-way exit and entry. This provides you with a variety of solutions on precisely how your cat flap works any time of the day and night. A few of the higher end cat flaps can be programmed to carry out different functions in accordance with the time of day, in keeping with yours and your cat's requirements.

If you are fairly good at DIY, fitting a cat flap should not be all that difficult, as long as you have a solid wood door on your home in Bushey. But, if you are hoping to fit it into a reinforced PVC door or in a double glazed window panel, you must ask for outside assistance. This type of installation calls for the attention of an expert, and there are specialist cat flap installers and skilled carpenters who are ready to take on such a task.


Double Glazing Installations - If you bring in a so-called "tradesman" who, while trying to install your new cat flap, attempts to drill a hole in a double glazing window or door panel, send them on their way immediately. A new cat flap can't be fitted into an existing 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, strength and thermal attributes. The double glazing will be rendered unsafe, and it should not be done in any circumstances whatsoever.

A specialist cat flap installer will measure the existing double glazing pane and have a glazing company knock up a new purpose made one. So that your cat flap can be snugly installed into it, this new double glazed panel will arrive with a hole pre-cut as part of its construction. This is the only way to fit a cat flap into an existing double glazed or patio door, even though it may take a week or so to manufacture. Once you've received your new glass pane, the old unit can be removed and the new panel installed. The installation of the cat flap can then be concluded.

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Exterior Wooden Doors - The most straightforward alternative for cat flap installations in Bushey, as was stated earlier in this article, are wood door panels. It's often wise to hire the services of a competent handyman or cat flap fitter, if you're at all uncomfortable with cutting a hole in your front door. This should provide you with the satisfaction of knowing that you will wind up with an expertly installed cat flap, and that the job has been completed in the right and proper way.

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uPVC Door Panels - Cat flaps can usually be installed into uPVC doors. Nevertheless, some uPVC doors are lined with steel for extra security, which could cause problems. The simplest type of cat flap installation is in doors with a single panel, consequently 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 - If you don't really wish to cut holes in your doors, either for aesthetic or safety reasons, you could get a cat flap installed on an outside wall. This kind of installation is definitely better left to a professional, since it requires much more skill and equipment to accomplish. Nearly all cat flap installations in walls are a basic straight tunnelled style, however right angle access via a pillar is also an option. With this sort of installation a metal or plastic, square open ended insert is fitted into a square hole neatly cut out of your wall. The cat flap you have chosen can then be mounted on both ends to permit your feline friend to enter and exit as it wishes.

Replacing Your Existing Cat Flap in Bushey - If you already have a cat flap fitted on your window, wall or door, but it's damaged or not operating properly, the existing hole can, with luck, be re-used for the installation of a new one. A specialist Bushey cat flap installer will gladly take off your old device and replace it with a fresh cat flap without causing any damage whatsoever to the door, window or wall on which it is secured.

If the replacement cat flap is being fitted into a pre cut hole in double glazing, you must make sure that the glass has been manufactured and installed accurately. If it's found this isn't the case, and the previous owners have cut corners to install their cat flap, the glass unit must be removed and replaced to avoid any security and safety issues.


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Whether you want your cat flap mounted on a window, door or wall, you'll find that there are handyman contractors, specialist cat flap installers and even local glazing suppliers in the Bushey area who'll be ready to help. There's no better approach to finding a reliable cat flap installer than by asking relatives and friends for referrals. If they are confident enough to recommend somebody who they have used themselves, you can be fairly certain that you'll be pleased also.

If it's not feasible to get recommendations from your contacts, you should try to get at least 3 different quotations from local tradesmen before coming to a decision. It is generally sensible not to automatically opt for the cheapest option. Ask if they offer any warranties or guarantees for their standard of workmanship, so you have some recourse if something unfortunately goes amiss when the work is carried out.

If you opt for a specialist cat flap installer in Bushey you will finish up with a high quality product, which is skillfully fitted, and that will give good service for many years to come.


Numerous benefits are provided by cat flaps to both owners and their cats:

  1. Convenience for Owners: Interruption of daily routines to let cats in or out is no longer a requirement for owners. This ease is immensely helpful for people with active lifestyles or non-standard schedules.
  2. Reduced Stress: With a cat flap, the requirement for persistent monitoring and opening the door for your cat is eradicated, lessening stress for both pet and owner, as cats gain the ability to exit and enter at their leisure.
  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. Better Control: Certain sophisticated cat flaps are programmable and can be synchronised with your cat's microchip or a unique collar tag, ensuring exclusive access for your cat and providing full control over their movements in and out.
  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.
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Cat flaps can be fitted in Bushey and also in: Merry Hill, Green Street, Well End, Highwood Hill, Garston, South Oxhey, Meriden, Bushey Heath, Oxhey, Headstone, Patchetts Green, together with these postcodes WD23 1NW, WD23 1LF, WD23 1AY, WD23 1BJ, WD23 1HW, WD23 1HU, WD23 1HD, WD23 1AS, WD23 1NP, and WD23 1FN. Local Bushey cat flap fitters will probably have the dialling code 020 8950 and the postcode WD23. Verifying this can guarantee that you're accessing a local cat flat fitter. Bushey residents are able to benefit from these and numerous other related services. Do you need a cat flap? Click on the "Quote" banner and find reliable professionals to provide you with free quotes for cat flap installation.

Installing Cat Flaps in Walls

Installing a cat flap in a brick wall, rather than a door, can be an effective solution, but it requires specialist tools and skills. Allowing you to choose the ideal spot for your cat's entry and exit without altering your doors, a brick wall offers more flexibility in location.

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It is better to hire an experienced professional due to the complexity of cutting through brickwork. They'll have the required tools, such as a masonry drill and a bolster or cold chisel, along with the skills to complete the job effectively and safely. To guard against the elements, your chosen tradesperson will line the tunnel they create through the wall.

The cat flap, once installed, provides a durable and weather-resistant entryway for your cat. While preserving the integrity of your doors, this setup enhances convenience and security by allowing your pet the freedom to exit and enter. (Cat Flaps in Walls in Bushey)

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Cat flap weatherproofing is crucial for maintaining the comfort and safety of both indoor and outdoor cats. Preventing draughts, rain and wind from seeping into the house, a properly weatherproofed cat flap ensures a warm and dry environment for the feline. Cat flaps with high-quality insulating materials and seals form a tight barrier against the elements. 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, to keep the cat flap effective in providing a weather-protected and cozy space for your cat. (34465 - Cat Flap Weatherproofing Bushey)

Bushey Cat Flap Installation Tasks

Bushey Cat Flap Installation Tasks

There are a wide range of tasks that can be completed by your local Bushey cat flap installer including cat flap removal, the installation of dog flaps in Bushey, the fitting of magnetic cat flaps into wooden doors, the fitting of cat flaps into metal skinned doors, cat flap services, cat flap draughtproofing, small cat flaps, cat flap upgrades, cat flap positioning advice, replacement cat flaps, 4-way cat flap installation, 2-way cat flap installation in Bushey, Petsafe cat flap installation, cat flap training advice, cat flap installation in glass doors, glazing repair and replacement, cat flap accessories, Catmate cat flap installation, 2-way cat flaps, conservatory cat flap installation, cat flap installation in wooden doors, electronic cat flap installations, the installation of electronic cat flaps into patio doors in Bushey, the fitting of electronic cat flaps into porches, cat flap weatherproofing, Staywell cat flap installations, the installation of 2-way cat flaps into double gazing, pet flap installation in Bushey, cat flaps in uPVC doors, cat flaps in double glazed doors in Bushey, and more. If there are other Bushey cat flap requirements that you need but don't see here, you can easily list them on the QUOTE FORM provided. Listed are just a selection of the tasks that are carried out by those specialising in cat flaps. Bushey professionals will keep you informed about their entire range of cat flap installation services.


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Also find: Patchetts Green cat flap fitters, South Oxhey cat flap fitters, Highwood Hill cat flap fitters, Green Street cat flap fitters, Headstone cat flap fitters, Bushey Heath cat flap fitters, Oxhey cat flap fitters, Merry Hill cat flap fitters, Well End cat flap fitters, Meriden cat flap fitters, Garston cat flap fitters and more. It is possible to get cat flaps installed in pretty much all of these localities. When it concerns the secure and proper installation of your cat flap on your home, their expertise and knowledge is vital. Professional installation ensures that your cat flap not only fulfills your canine companion's needs but also adheres to safety standards and complements the visual appearance of your home. To get cat flap installation quotes, local householders can go here. Would you like to get a cat flap installed on your property? Don't delay - get a quote today!

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