Cat Flap Fitter Frome

Frome Cat Flap Installation & Repair

Cat Flap Fitter Frome Somerset (BA11): Fitting a cat flap to an exterior wall or door in your home in Frome, will enable it to live a happy life and enjoy it's own bit of independence. Cats that are kept indoors, much like people, will often show signs of frustration. Having access to the world outside by means of a cat flap will help your pet to stay fit, both physically and mentally. If this sounds like a good idea to you, precisely what type of cat flap should you install?

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The most straightforward kind of cat flap, is simply that. A bit of flexible material placed over a hole in a doorway to allow a cat to go through, but keep the elements out. Of course, this is extremely basic, and will rarely good enough for most Frome cat owners, who would favour something a bit 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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As this option can allow other cats or creatures to enter your house, it isn't at all recommended, though it can be improved on a little by holding the flap in place by adding a magnetic strip.

Magnetically operated, infra-red or RF chip designs of cat flap, are the next step up from the basic magnetic strip variation. With this form of cat flap, your cat must wear a collar featuring a magnet, RF or IR chip. Subsequently, any animal without a special collar can't leave or access your property. The point that any other cat in the neighbourhood who's got a similar model of collar may be able to gain access to your house, is the downside with this sort of cat flap. RF cat flaps and collar systems are the best version of these products and can be programmed by the home owner to recognise a unique identifier, distinct to your pet. Only your purrfect companion gets access, thus adding an extra layer of security and control.

The next stage in feline entrance security is to use a model of cat flap that can be triggered by your pet's micro-chip. The details of your cat's micro-chip are entered into the memory of the battery powered cat flap (multiple entries can be made if you have more than one cat). Exit and entry can only be accomplished by micro-chipped animals, and the flap is unlocked when you cat is close by.

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Regardless which cat flap you purchase, it must be capable of being locked in position. Most cat flaps sold nowadays boast a four way locking system. This means that the cat flap can permit entrance into your property only, be fully locked, allow exit from your house only, or be set for two way entry and exit. This provides you with a number of alternatives on how your cat flap functions any time of the day and night. The ability to perform different functions in accordance with the time of day, and in line with yours and your pet's needs is also a possibility with some of the more expensive brands of cat flap.

If you are fairly good at do-it-yourself, installing a cat flap should not be all that difficult, if you have a solid wood door on your property in Frome. However, if it has to be installed into a reinforced uPVC door or in a double glazed window, you should on no account even attempt it by yourself. These sorts of fixtures require a professional installation by a dependable cat flap fitter or handyman with the necessary equipment and skills.


Double Glazing Installations - If you employ somebody who tries to drill a hole in a double glazed panel to install your new cat flap, stop them right away and ask them to leave. New cat flaps can't be fitted into existing double glazed doors or window panels. Any kind of double glazed unit will be ruined by drilling or cutting into it, and will damage its thermal properties, security and strength. Your double glazing will be rendered unsound, and it should not be done under any circumstances whatsoever.

A reputable Frome cat flap fitter will diligently take the measurements of your existing panel and order a custom-made one from a local glazing firm. This new glazed panel will be delivered with a pre-cut hole as a part of its construction where the cat flap will be installed. You may have a one or two week waiting period for this special pane to be manufactured, but if you need a cat flap installed in an existing patio or double glazed door, this is the only way to do it. When your new pane of glass shows up, the installer will remove the old unit, and exchange it for the new "cat flap ready" panel. The cat flap will then be mounted.

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External Wooden Doors - As mentioned earlier in this article, solid wood door panels are the simplest option with regards to cat flap installation on your house in Frome. If you're uncertain about cutting a hole in your back or front door, it's probably a good idea to call on a professional to do the job for you. This kind of task will not be too expensive and is really worth doing correctly, if getting your cat flap professionally installed gives you that added peace of mind.

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uPVC Door Panels - It's quite possible to install a cat flap into a uPVC door. It is necessary to know the interior construction, because some door panels are lined with steel for added security. A one piece panel allows for easier installation, so if you have a slatted uPVC door, it may be cheaper to swap the panel for a single pane model.

Wall Installation - If you don't want to cut holes in your doors, for security or aesthetic reasons, you could always have a cat flap installed within an exterior wall. Requiring far more equipment and skill, a wall cat flap install is certainly better left to a specialist, if it's to be completed correctly. You'll find there are a couple of options for this type of installation, including a straightforward design, or a right angled (through pillar) adaption. With this sort of installation a plastic or metal, square open ended tube is inserted into a square shaped hole neatly cut into your specified wall. A cat flap of your choice is then attached at both ends to permit your furry friend to enter and exit as it pleases.

Replacing an Existing Cat Flap in Frome - If you've already got a cat flat, but it is either damaged or not working correctly, the current hole in your door, window or wall can be fitted with a replacement provided that the new flap is of a comparable size. Your cat flap installer should be able to remove the old cat flap, without harming the door, wall or window, and fit a new flap in its place for your cat.

When your cat flap installation involves insertion into a pre-cut hole in a double glazing pane, it will be essential to confirm that this was previously done in the right way, before fitting the new flap. The glass will have to be removed and exchanged to avoid any safety and security issues, if it becomes obvious that this is not the case and a bodge job was made of the original installation.


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Whether you need your cat flap fitted in a wall, window or door, you will find that there are handymen, specialist cat flap installers and even double glazing merchants in the Frome area who'll be glad to help. There's no better method of finding a first-rate cat flap installer than by asking family and friends for recommendations. If they have had similar work completed by a local Frome tradesman themselves, and been very pleased with the result, you can reasonably expect that they'll likewise do a good job for you.

If you cannot find a cat flap installer through recommendation, always obtain two or three different estimates before coming to a decision, and bear in mind that the cheapest is often not the best. Ask if they provide any guarantees or warranties for the quality of their workmanship, so that you've got some recourse if something goes wrong as the work is carried out.

If you take care and choose a dependable Frome cat flap specialist you'll be rewarded with a quality product, which is installed professionally, and will serve you and your pussy-cat for years to come. And when all is said and done - quality is the most important thing.

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Cat flaps can be installed in Frome and also in: Buckland Dinham, Great Elm, Beckington, Berkley, Clink, Oldford, Chapmanslade, Rodden, Nunney, The Butts, Chantry, Lower Whatley, Keyford, Spring Gardens, Gibbet Hill, Egford, together with these postcodes BA11 1EU, BA11 1JR, BA11 1NJ, BA11 1PT, BA11 1AB, BA11 1LU, BA11 1AE, BA11 1NY, BA11 1LH, and BA11 1HJ. Locally based Frome cat flap installers will likely have the telephone dialling code 01373 and the postcode BA11. Checking this can make certain that you access a local cat flat fitter. Local householders are able to benefit from these and many other comparable services. To obtain quotations for cat flap installation, you just need to click on the "Quote" banner.

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Also find: Beckington cat flap fitters, Egford cat flap fitters, Gibbet Hill cat flap fitters, Rodden cat flap fitters, Oldford cat flap fitters, Nunney cat flap fitters, Keyford cat flap fitters, Clink cat flap fitters, The Butts cat flap fitters, Buckland Dinham cat flap fitters, Great Elm cat flap fitters, Chapmanslade cat flap fitters, Chantry cat flap fitters, Lower Whatley cat flap fitters, Spring Gardens cat flap fitters, Berkley cat flap fitters and more. The majority of these locations are covered by professionals who fit cat flaps. Their expertise and know-how becomes priceless in ensuring the correct and secure fitting of your cat flap on your property. Professional installation ensures that your cat flap not only fulfills your pet's needs but also adheres to safety standards and complements the visual appearance of your home. Local cat owners can get cat flap installation estimates by simply clicking here.

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(This cat flap fitter Frome article was last updated on 05-03-2024)

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