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Cat Flap Fitter Cheltenham Gloucestershire (GL50): The installation of a cat flap to an outside door or wall in your home in Cheltenham, will enable it to live a life of contentment and enjoy it's own little bit of independence. Similar to humans, when kept indoors, cats will often start to show signs of frustration and irritability. When your cat is allowed instant access to the great outdoors by means of a cat flap, there is a better likelihood of it staying both mentally and physically fit and healthy. If you choose to go down the cat flap route, your next decision will be what is the best type of cat flap for you.

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The simplest kind of cat flap is essentially that. A hole cut in a door with a bendable piece of material fixed over it, to keep out the elements, but permit the cat move through. Of course, this is very basic, and will not be adequate for most Cheltenham cat owners, who would doubtless favour something a little more weatherproof and secure for an external door to their home, although it could be acceptable for an outhouse or shed door.

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This basic design can be improved on slightly with a magnetic strip to keep the flap in place, but it's still far from ideal since it enables other cats or animals a way to enter into your house.

Stepping up from a magnetic strip are magnetically controlled, infra-red or RF chip variations of cat flap. This requires your cat to wear a collar which has either a magnet, RF or IR chip encased inside it. Unless an animal is fitted with this special collar, it won't be able to open the flap and get into or leave your property, therefore keeping out some unwelcome visitors. Again this is a pretty simple form of cat flap, since any other cat in the neighbourhood that's got a similar model of collar could perchance get into your property. Even these cat flaps can be improved to some degree with an RF cat flap/collar system offering an owner programmed unique identifier. Only your purrfect companion gains access, thus adding an additional layer of control and security.

A model of cat flap that is able to identify your cat's micro-chip, is the next stage in feline entrance security. You need to enter the unique number of your cat's microchip into the cat flap's memory (which is battery powered), and if you have more than one pet it will take multiple entries. Whenever your cat is in close proximity to the flap, it will unlock and permit only your micro-chipped pets to exit/enter.

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Whenever you are buying a cat flap, you should make certain that it is of a type that can be locked into position. These days, most cat flaps on the market feature a 4-way locking mechanism for extra flexibility. This makes it possible for your cat flap to permit access into your house only, be fully locked, permit exit only, or have two-way exit and entry capability. This provides complete control over the functioning of your cat flap both during the day and throughout the night time. Some high end models can be programmed to carry out specific functions in accordance with the time of day, in keeping with your pet's and your requirements.

If you've got a wood door on your home in Cheltenham, installing a cat flap yourself shouldn't be that hard. On no account should you try and fit a cat flap in a reinforced PVC door or in a double glazed window panel. These kinds of fittings require a professional installation from a reliable cat flap installer or handyman with the appropriate skills and equipment.


Double Glazing Installation - If your cat flap is going to be mounted on a double glazed window or door panel, and your appointed "tradesman" attempts to drill a hole in it, stop the job right away and give them their walking orders. New cat flaps cannot be fitted into pre-existing double glazed doors or window panels. Making holes in your double glazing damages not only the strength and security of the glazing, but it compromises the insulation properties as well. It should in no circumstances be attempted and renders the double glazing unsafe.

A professional cat flap installer will take measurements of your current double glazed unit and have a local Cheltenham glazing firm knock up a new purpose made one. So your cat flap can be perfectly installed into it, this new glazed pane will arrive with a pre-cut hole as part of its structure. This is the only way to install a cat flap in a pre-existing double glazed or patio door, even though it can take a couple of weeks to manufacture. When your new glass panel is delivered, the fitter will take out the old one, and exchange it for the brand new "cat flap ready" pane. It's now possible to fit your new cat flap.

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External Wooden Doors - The simplest option for installing a new cat flap in Cheltenham, as was stated earlier, are solid wood door panels. It is often wise to hire the services of a specialist handyman or cat flap fitter, if you are hesitant about cutting a hole in your front or back door. A project of this kind will not be expensive and will give you the satisfaction of knowing that your cat will be climbing through an expertly installed flap.

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uPVC Door Panels - It is perfectly possible to install a cat flap into most uPVC doors. Nonetheless, certain uPVC doors have a steel lining for additional security, which could cause problems. The easiest kind of cat flap installation is in doors with a single panel, therefore if you've got a uPVC door with vertical slatted panels, it may be easier and cheaper in the long run to replace the slatted pane with a one piece panel.

Wall Installation - If, for either aesthetic or security reasons, you don't want to have a chunk cut out of one of your doors, you could elect to install a cat flap in an external wall of your house. Needing considerably more skill and equipment, a wall cat flap install is definitely better left to the pros, if it's to be executed correctly. You can go for a straightforward tunnel style, or maybe a right angle model that permits entry via a pillar. A neat square shaped hole will be cut through your chosen wall, into which is inserted a plastic or metal, open ended square tube. A suitable cat flap can then be mounted on each end of the hole.

Replacing Your Existing Cat Flap in Cheltenham - If your door, wall or window already has a cat flap installed, but it isn't working properly, or is damaged, it's quite possible to fit a replacement into the current cavity. An experienced Cheltenham cat flap installer will gladly take out your old entry unit and swap it for a new cat flap without inflicting any damage on the wall, door or window on which it is attached.

Before attaching a new flap in a double glazing panel that's been pre-cut, making certain that the current glass has been cut and installed in the right way is crucial. The glass will need to be removed and exchanged to avoid any safety and security issues, if it becomes obvious this isn't the case and a bodge job was made of the original installation.


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Whether you need your cat flap mounted on a window, wall or door, you'll find that there are professional cat flap installers, handyman contractors and even double glazing suppliers in the Cheltenham area who'll be glad to oblige. There are various ways to track down a competent cat flap fitter, and few are more reliable than asking for recommendations from neighbours and friends. If they have had comparable work completed by a local Cheltenham tradesman, and been very pleased with the outcome, you can anticipate that they'll do a decent job for you as well.

If you cannot find a cat flap fitter through recommendation, always try to obtain three or four different quotations before coming to a decision, and keep in mind that cheapest may not always be best. See if you can get written guarantees or warranties for the standard of their workmanship, so if things do happen to go wrong you've got some recourse to compensation.

If you opt for a professional cat flap installer in Cheltenham you should end up with a quality product, that's skillfully fitted, and that will give reliable service for years to come.

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Cat flaps can be installed in Cheltenham and also in nearby places like: Shurdington, Ullenwood, Lynworth, Warden Hill, Staverton, Pittville, Alstone, Benhall, Battledown, Whaddon, Badgeworth, Leckhampton, Seven Springs, Haymes, Rowanfield, Boddington, Uckington, Montpelier, Coberley, and in these postcodes GL50 2BU, GL50 1JN, GL50 2BZ, GL50 1RX, GL50 1XN, GL50 1PY, GL50 1SS, GL50 2AD, GL50 1LP, and GL50 1YG. Locally based Cheltenham cat flap installers will probably have the postcode GL50 and the dialling code 01242. Verifying this can guarantee that you are accessing a local cat flat fitter. Homeowners in the Cheltenham area will be able to benefit from these and countless other similar services. To get estimates for cat flap installation, click on the "Quote" banner.

Automatic Cat Flap Installation

Automatic cat flaps offer pet owners in Cheltenham a simple way to give their furry felines unencumbered exit and entry. Utilising the latest technology, including RFID sensors and chips, these flaps are capable of recognising when a cat is nearby and unlocking the door for them, guaranteeing that only authorised pets can gain entry to the house. Select automatic cat flaps come complete with programming capabilities that enable them to lock and unlock at certain times, offering pet owners added control and security. One of the main benefits of automatic cat flaps is that they permit cats to move in and out of the property on their own, reducing the need for owner involvement. Furthermore, automatic cat flaps can prevent unwanted creatures or animals from entering the house, promoting a more secure and pleasant atmosphere for humans and pets alike. By enlisting the expertise of an experienced carpenter, glazier or handyman, you can make sure that your automatic cat flap is installed securely and professionally, reducing the risk of damage to your home and injury to pets or people.... READ MORE.

Cheltenham Cat Flap Installation Tasks

Cheltenham Cat Flap Installation Tasks

There is a wide range of work that can be undertaken by your local Cheltenham cat flap fitter including glazing repair and replacement, cat flap repair, cat flap positioning advice, cat flap installation in uPVC doors in Cheltenham, Sureflap cat flap installation, cat flaps, microchip cat flap installation, the fitting of magnetic cat flaps into patio doors, cat flap services, Petsafe cat flap installations in Cheltenham, cat flap draughtproofing, cutting out for a cat flap in Cheltenham, the installation of microchip cat flaps into wooden doors, Staywell cat flap installations, cat flaps in metal doors, Catmate cat flap installations, the installation of 2-way cat flaps into uPVC doors, 4-way cat flaps, cat flap installation in wooden doors Cheltenham, cat flap cleaning & maintenance, glazing services, large cat flaps, cat flap removal, infrared cat flap installation, cat flap installation in doors, pet flap installations, the fitting of electronic cat flaps into single glazing, cat flap installation in double glazed doors in Cheltenham, the installation of cat flaps into conservatories, electronic cat flap installations, and more. If there are some other Cheltenham cat flap requirements that you want but cannot see here, you can easily list them on the QUOTE FORM provided. These are just a handful of the tasks that are accomplished by those installing cat flaps. Cheltenham companies will be delighted to keep you abreast of their full range of services.


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Also find: Benhall cat flap fitters, Haymes cat flap fitters, Alstone cat flap fitters, Warden Hill cat flap fitters, Badgeworth cat flap fitters, Montpelier cat flap fitters, Seven Springs cat flap fitters, Coberley cat flap fitters, Ullenwood cat flap fitters, Whaddon cat flap fitters, Rowanfield cat flap fitters, Battledown cat flap fitters, Leckhampton cat flap fitters, Boddington cat flap fitters, Pittville cat flap fitters, Lynworth cat flap fitters, Shurdington cat flap fitters, Staverton cat flap fitters, Uckington cat flap fitters and more. Cat flap installation services are available in all these places. When it comes to making sure that your cat flap is securely and properly fitted on your property, their skill and expertise is invaluable. Professional installation of your cat flap guarantees that it will address your canine companion's needs and seamlessly integrate with your home's safety and aesthetic protocols. To get cat flap installation price quotes, local cat lovers can click here.

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