Cat Flap Fitter Codsall

Codsall Cat Flap Installation & Repair

Cat Flap Fitter Codsall Staffordshire (WV8): To allow your cat the independence it needs to live a happy life, you could fit a cat flap to an external wall or door in your Codsall home. Much like people, when kept inside, cats will frequently start to show signs of anxiety and frustration. When granted instant access to the world outside with a cat flap, your beloved cat has a better chance of staying healthy and well. If you choose to go down the cat flap route, you'll then have to decide what kind of cat flap would be best.

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The most straightforward form of cat flap, is simply that. A hole cut in a door with a bendable bit of material fixed over it, to keep out the elements, but allow the cat climb through. Obviously, this is extremely basic, and will rarely good enough for most Codsall cat owners, who would doubtless favour something a little more weatherproof and secure for a main door to their property, although it may be suitable for a shed door or fence panel.

Cat Flap Fitter Codsall Staffordshire (WV8)

This standard model can be marginally improved on with magnetic strips to hold the flap in place, but it is still far from perfect because it enables other creatures or cats to enter into your house.

Moving on from a magnetic strip are magnetically operated, RF chip or infra-red designs of cat flap. This involves your cat wearing a collar that's got either a magnet, RF or IR chip encased inside it. Unless an animal is fitted with this special collar, it will not be able to open the flap and leave or get into your property, thus avoiding some undesirable visitors. The point that any other cat in the Codsall area that has a similar style of collar could possible gain access to your home, is the downside with this still fairly basic type of cat flap. Even these cat flaps can be upgraded to a certain extent with an RF cat flap/collar system providing a user programmed unique identifier. Access is limited to your furry friend alone, delivering an added layer of control and security.

The type of cat flap that's can be operated by your pet's own micro-chip, is the next level in Codsall feline access security. You have to enter the details of your cat's micro-chip into the memory the cat flap (which is battery powered), and if you've got several cats it will allow multiple entries. Whenever your cat is close to the flap, it unlocks and allows only your micro-chipped pets to use the entrance/exit.

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Whenever you're purchasing a cat flap, you must make sure that it is of a design that can be locked. Most cat flaps sold currently have a four way locking mechanism. Which means it has the capability to enable entrance into your home only, be locked fully, enable exit only, or be put in two way exit and entry mode. This will provide you with a variety of options on exactly how your cat flap works at all times of the day and night time. The wherewithal to carry out particular functions according to the time of day, and in keeping with yours and your pet's requirements is also a possibility with some of the higher end brands of cat flap.

Installing a cat flap on your own can be pretty straightforward if you've got a solid wood door, and respectable do-it-yourself abilities. But, if you are intending to install it into a reinforced uPVC door or in a double glazed window panel, you need to seek outside assistance. These situations call for the skills and expertise of a professional cat flap fitter or carpenter, who will have the knowledge and tools for this kind of installation.


Double Glazing Installation - If you call in a "tradesman" who, while trying to install your cat flap, attempts to drill a hole in a double glazed window or door panel, send them packing immediately. New cat flaps can't be fitted into pre-existing double glazing doors or window panels. Any type of double glazed unit will be damaged by cutting into it, and will diminish its security, thermal insulation attributes and strength. In reality, it makes your glazing unsafe and it should never be attempted.

A trustworthy Codsall cat flap fitter will diligently measure up your current panel and order a purpose made one from a local glazing supplier. To ensure that the cat flap can be perfectly installed into it, this new double glazing panel will arrive with a pre-cut hole as an integral part of its construction. This can take a week or more to manufacture, but it's basically the only way to fit a cat flap into a pre-existing patio or double glazed door. When your new glass panel shows up, the installer will take out the old one, and exchange it for the new "cat flap ready" pane. The fitting of the cat flap can then be completed.

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Exterior Wooden Doors - As mentioned previously, solid timber door panels are the least complicated option with regards to installing a new cat flap on your home in Codsall. It's generally wise to employ the expert services of a competent cat flap fitter or carpenter, if you are at all unsure of cutting a big hole in your front door. This should provide you with the peace of mind that you will finish up with a professionally installed cat friendly flap, and that the project has been carried out in the right and proper way.

Cat Flap Installation Codsall Staffordshire

uPVC Door Panels - Cat flaps can be installed into uPVC doors in most instances. Nonetheless, some uPVC door panels are steel lined for extra security, which may cause some problems. A one-piece door panel allows for easier installation, so if you have a slatted uPVC door, it may be less expensive to exchange this panel for a single pane type.

Wall Installation - It's also a possibility to get a cat flap fitted into an external wall of your house in Codsall, if you don't wish to have a hole cut in one of your doors, for aesthetic or security reasons. This type of installation is certainly better left to the pros, as it requires considerably more equipment and skill to execute. Almost all wall cat flap installations involve a simple straight tunnelled style, however right angular access through a pillar can also be achieved. With this type of installation a metal or plastic, open ended square insert is fitted into a square shaped hole neatly made into your specified wall. A suitable cat flap is then mounted on each side of the hole.

Replacing Your Existing Cat Flap in Codsall - If you already have a cat flap fitted on your door, window or wall, but it's damaged or not operating properly, the existing hole can hopefully be re-used for installing a replacement. You local cat flap fitter will be able to remove the old cat flap, without harming the window, door or wall, and fit a brand new flap in its place for your cat.

When your cat flap installation involves a pre-cut hole in a double glazing panel, it will be important to make sure that this was previously done in the right way, before fixing the new flap. If it is found that this isn't the case, and the previous owners have cut corners to install their cat flap, the panel will have to be removed and replaced to avoid any security and safety issues.


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In and around Codsall there are a number of specialist cat flap fitters, handymen and even local glazing suppliers who offer cat flap fitting services for windows, doors or walls. There is no better technique for finding a good cat flap installer than asking friends and family for referrals. You can guarantee that if they've been willing to recommend somebody who has carried out work for them, you'll likely get a similar service.

If it is not possible to get personal recommendations from acquaintances, you should try to get at least 3 different quotations from local tradesmen before deciding. It is generally advisable not to always opt for the cheapest option. Enquire about any guarantees they might offer for their standard of workmanship and ensure you have it written down in black and white, in case something should go wrong.

If you pick a professional cat flap installer in Codsall you should wind up with a high quality product, that's expertly fitted, and that will give reliable service for years and years.

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Cat flaps can be fitted in Codsall and also in: Bushbury, Dunstall Hill, Whitmore Reans, Gunstone, Bilbrook, Codsall Wood, Pendeford, Lane Green, Pattingham, Coven, Tettenhall, Tettenhall Wood, and in these postcodes WV8 1NF, , WV8 1NJ, WV8 1AU, WV8 1DP, WV8 1DR, WV8 1FA, WV8 1BW, WV8 1GL, and WV8 1LT. Local Codsall cat flap installers will most likely have the dialling code 01902 and the postcode WV8. Verifying this should ensure that you access a locally based cat flat fitter. Local homeowners are able to utilise these and numerous other comparable services. In need of a cat flap? Simply click the "Quote" banner and find reliable professionals to provide free cat flap installation estimates.

Automatic Cat Flaps

Automatic cat flaps offer pet owners in Codsall an easy way to give their furry friends unencumbered entry and exit. By means of cutting-edge technology like RFID sensors and chips, these flaps can detect when a cat is close and allow them access, ensuring only approved animals can enter. Automatic cat flaps with customisable lock and unlock times empower pet owners to enhance their home's security while monitoring their pets' access. By automating the process of exit and entry, automatic cat flaps offer the advantage of providing pets with continual access to the outside world, enabling them to move freely, whether their owners are in the property or not. Additionally, automatic cat flaps have the added benefit of keeping out unwanted animals or creatures, enhancing the safety and comfort of both owners and pets in the home. By enlisting the expertise of an experienced window fitter, carpenter or handyperson, you can ensure 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.

Cat Flap Weatherproofing Codsall

Maintaining the comfort and safety of indoor and outdoor cats, cat flap weatherproofing is important. Both the feline and the occupants benefit from a warm and dry environment due to a correctly weatherproofed cat flap, which prevents draughts, wind and rain from seeping into the house. Look for cat flaps designed with high-quality seals and insulating materials to create a tight barrier against the elements. For shielding the entrance from harsh weather conditions, another idea is to install a weatherproof tunnel extension. The cat flap's ability to provide a cozy and weather-protected space for the cat is upheld through regular maintenance, including checking seals for wear and tear. (74815 - Cat Flap Weatherproofing Codsall)

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Codsall Cat Flap Installation Tasks

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Also find: Dunstall Hill cat flap fitters, Codsall Wood cat flap fitters, Tettenhall Wood cat flap fitters, Pattingham cat flap fitters, Coven cat flap fitters, Gunstone cat flap fitters, Tettenhall cat flap fitters, Lane Green cat flap fitters, Bushbury cat flap fitters, Bilbrook cat flap fitters, Whitmore Reans cat flap fitters, Pendeford cat flap fitters and more. It is possible to get cat flaps fitted in almost all of these places. Their know-how and expertise becomes priceless in ensuring the correct and secure fitting of your cat flap on your property. A cat flap installed by a specialist will not only fulfil your pet's needs but also suit the safety and aesthetic specifications of your home. By clicking here, cat flap installation quotes are available to local cat lovers.

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