Cat Flap Fitter Great Missenden

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Cat Flap Fitter Great Missenden Buckinghamshire (HP16): Installing a cat flap to an external door or wall in your Great Missenden house provides your cat with the independence that it needs to live a happy life. Cats are like humans in a lot of ways, and will typically show signs of frustration and anxiety if kept inside for long periods of time. When granted instant access to the world outside with a cat flap, your beloved cat has a far better chance of staying healthy and well. If this seems like a great idea to you, precisely what sort of cat flap should you opt for?

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The most basic type of cat flap, is merely that. A hole cut in a door with a flexible sheet of material hung over it, to provide protection from the weather, but let the cat move through. Naturally, this is extremely basic, and will not be sufficient for most Great Missenden cat owners, who would doubtless prefer something a tad more secure and weatherproof for an external door to their home, although it may be appropriate for a shed or outhouse door.

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This uncomplicated model can be slightly improved upon with a magnetic strip to keep the flap in place, but it is still a long way from being perfect as it enables other cats or creatures a means by which to enter your property.

A step up from the magnetic strip style are infra-red or RF chip, magnetically operated cat flaps. With these, either a magnet, RF or IR chip will be fitted into your cat's collar. No animal will be able to leave or access your property unless it is equipped with this special collar. The downside here is that any other cat in the neighbourhood who has a similar style of collar can gain access to your home with this sort of cat flap installed. An enhancement to this equipment is a RF cat flap and collar system which provides a unique identifier that can be programmed by the householder. An extra layer of security and control is achieved, guaranteeing that only your feline friend gets access.

Picking a cat flap that can be triggered by your pet's micro-chip, is the next step-up in entrance gadgets for felines in Great Missenden. The memory of these battery powered cat flaps can be programmed with one or more microchip details (if you've got more than one cat), to give exclusive access. The flap is unfastened whenever your cat is in the vicinity, only allowing access to animals that have a micro-chip.

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The ability to lock it in position is essential regardless of what cat flap you're buying. For extra security, almost all cat flaps have a four way locking system these days. Which means that the cat flap can permit only entry into your house, be fully locked, permit exit from your property only, or be set for 2-way entry and exit. This will provide you with solutions for all times of night and day, to control how your cat flap works. Some of the more expensive devices can be programmed to carry out specific functions in accordance with the time of day, based on yours and your pet's needs.

If you're fairly decent at do-it-yourself, fitting a cat flap should not be that difficult, as long as you've got a solid timber door on your Great Missenden home. But, if you are looking to install it in a reinforced PVC door or in a double glazed window panel, you must seek outside help. These sorts of fittings require a professional installation from a dependable cat flap installer or odd job man with the appropriate equipment and skills.


Double Glazing Installation - If your new cat flap is going to be fitted into a double glazing door or window panel, and your chosen "tradesman" attempts to drill a hole in it, stop the job straight away and show them the gate. New cat flaps can not be mounted into pre-existing double glazed doors or window panels. Making holes in your double glazing damages not just the security and strength of the panel, but it takes away the insulation attributes as well. Your double glazing will be made unsafe, and it shouldn't be done under any circumstances whatsoever.

It will be necessary to get a new double glazed panel made especially for this purpose by a glazing company, and your local Great Missenden cat flap installer will take the measurements of your current unit and put in an order for a brand new one. So your cat flap can be snugly installed into it, this new double glazed unit will be provided with a pre-cut hole as a part of its structure. You may have to wait one or two weeks for this special pane to be produced, however if you need a cat flap fitted into a pre-existing double glazed or patio door, this is really the only way to accomplish it. Once you have obtained your new panel of glass, the old one can be taken out and the new unit fitted. It's now possible to install your new cat flap.

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Exterior Wooden Doors - Timber doors are, as stated previously, the easiest options for installing a new cat flap in Great Missenden. If you are somewhat unsure of creating an opening in your back or front door, you might be happier contacting a professional cat flap fitter or carpenter instead. A project like this should not be expensive and will give you peace of mind that your pet has an expertly fitted flap.

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uPVC Door Panels - It's quite feasible to install a cat flap into most uPVC doors. You or your installer will need to ascertain what the interior structure of you door is, since for added security certain uPVC door panels are manufactured with a galvanised steel lining. A one-piece panel allows for simpler installation, so if you have a slatted uPVC door, it may be more economical to exchange this panel for a single panel style.

Wall Installation - If, for either aesthetic or security reasons, you don't want to have a hole cut into one of your doors, you could always choose to install the cat flap into an outside wall of your property. This sort of installation is undoubtedly better left to the pros, as it calls for much more equipment and skill to accomplish. You can go for a straightforward tunnel style, or even a right angled model which enables access through a pillar. With this sort of installation a metal or plastic, open ended square tube is inserted into a square hole neatly cut out of your wall. Each end of the hole is then installed with an appropriate cat flap so your cat can exit and enter the house whenever it wishes.

Replacing Your Existing Cat Flap in Great Missenden - If your window, wall or door already has a cat flap fitted, but it has stopped working, or is damaged, it's quite possible to mount a replacement over the existing cavity. A reliable cat flap installer in Great Missenden will efficiently remove your unwanted cat flap, and fix a new one in its place without causing damage to the surrounding window, door or wall.

When the installation involves a pre-cut hole in a double glazing pane, it will be essential to make sure that this was previously done in the right way, before attaching the new flap. If you discover that this is not the case, and corners were cut in the original installation, the panel will have to be taken out and replaced with a new one to avoid any security and safety issues.


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Whether you need your cat flap mounted on a door, window or wall, you will find that there are professional cat flap installers, handyman contractors and even local glazing merchants in the Great Missenden area who will be happy to oblige. There's no better procedure for finding a decent cat flap installer than asking relatives and friends for recommendations. If they are happy to recommend a tradesman who they've used themselves, you can be fairly certain that you will be pleased too.

If it's not possible to get personal recommendations from acquaintances, you should make an effort to get three or four different quotes from local tradespeople before coming to a decision. It is generally advisable not to automatically go for the cheapest quote. Enquire about any warranties they might offer for their workmanship and ensure you have it in black and white, in case something should go wrong.

If you choose a specialist cat flap installer in Great Missenden you should end up with a good quality product, that's skillfully fitted, and will give good service for years and years.


For cats and their owners alike, cat flaps present a multitude of advantages:

  1. Enhanced Security: Locking mechanisms in many cat flaps enable homeowners to control entry, permitting only particular cats while excluding unwanted visitors. This characteristic strengthens the security of the home by prohibiting the entry of strays and potential dangers.
  2. Reduced Stress: Cat flaps eliminate the need for constant monitoring and door opening for your cat, reducing stress for both you and your pet. Cats can enter and exit without waiting for your assistance.
  3. 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.
  4. Convenience for Owners: Owners no longer find it necessary to break their regular daily patterns to let their cats in or out. This ease is especially pertinent for those juggling busy schedules or who have uneven work hours.
  5. Independence for Cats: By allowing access to the outdoors, exercise, and a means to satisfy their innate curiosity, cat flaps cater to the independent nature of cats, boosting their happiness and improving their health.
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Cat flaps can be fitted in Great Missenden and also in: Lee Common, Little Hampden, Little Kingshill, Heath End, Great Hampden, Swan Bottom, South Heath, Great Kingshill, Ballinger, Little Missenden, together with these postcodes HP16 0AS, HP16 9PH, HP16 6AF, HP16 9HU, HP16 6AH, HP16 6BU, HP16 6BY, HP16 9AX, HP16 0BU, and HP16 9PE. Locally based Great Missenden cat flap installers will likely have the postcode HP16 and the phone code 01494. Checking this will make sure that you access a local cat flat fitter. Local property owners can utilise these and lots of other similar services. By clicking on the "Quote" banner you can get cat flap installation estimates from local providers.

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Maintaining the comfort and safety of indoor and outdoor cats, cat flap weatherproofing is vital. A dry and warm environment for both the feline and the occupants is achieved by a well-weatherproofed cat flap, preventing wind, rain and cold draughts from seeping into the house. For a tight barrier against the elements, choose cat flaps with high-quality seals and insulating materials. To shield the entryway from harsh weather conditions, additionally think about installing a weatherproof tunnel extension. To maintain the cat flap's effectiveness in providing a weather-protected and comfy space for the cat, regular maintenance is essential, including checking seals for wear and tear. (66884 - Cat Flap Weatherproofing Great Missenden)

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There is a variety of work that can be conducted by your local Great Missenden cat flap fitter including 4-way cat flap installation, Sureflap cat flap installation, 2-way cat flaps Great Missenden, cat flap upgrades, cat flap installation in wooden doors Great Missenden, Petsafe cat flap installations, cat flap repair, cat flap services, the installation of magnetic cat flaps into porches in Great Missenden, microchip cat flap installation, the fitting of microchip cat flaps into conservatories in Great Missenden, pet flap installation Great Missenden, cat flap installation in metal doors, replacement cat flaps, the fitting of electronic cat flaps into patio doors, cat flap installation in walls, cat flaps in uPVC doors, 2-way cat flap installation, the fitting of electronic cat flaps into French doors in Great Missenden, cat flaps in double glazed doors, cat flap removal, dog flap installations Great Missenden, small cat flaps Great Missenden, the installation of 2-way cat flaps into composite doors, Catmate cat flap installation in Great Missenden, and more. If there happen to be additional Great Missenden cat flap requirements that you want but don't see here, you should list them on the QUOTE FORM provided. Listed are just a selection of the activities that are performed by those specialising in cat flaps. Great Missenden companies will be happy to inform you of their whole range of cat flap installation services.


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