Cat Flap Fitter Kenilworth

Kenilworth Cat Flap Installation & Repair

Cat Flap Fitter Kenilworth Warwickshire (CV8): To provide your cat with the independence that it needs to live a life of contentment, you could install a cat flap to an outside wall or door in your Kenilworth house. Cats which are kept inside, as with people, can often show signs of frustration. Having easy access to outside world by way of a cat flap will help your pet to stay fit, both physically and mentally. If this sounds like a good idea to you, what style of cat flap should you fit?

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Essentially, a cat flap at its most basic is just that. A bit of bendable material placed over a hole in a doorway to enable a cat to go through, but keep the elements out. Whilst this may be acceptable for a shed door or fence panel, most cat owners in Kenilworth would prefer something a bit more weatherproof and secure for a main door to their house.

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This standard model is still a long way from being ideal since it allows other creatures or cats to enter your home, however it can be marginally improved on with the addition of magnetic strips to keep the flap in position.

The next step up from the magnetic strip model are infra-red or RF chip, magnetically controlled cat flaps. With these, either a magnet, IR or RF chip will be sewn into your cat's collar. This means that any animal that does not have one of these special collars can't leave or get into your property. The fact that any other moggy in the Kenilworth area who's got a similar collar might be able to get into your property, is the drawback with this still fairly basic sort of cat flap. Even these cat flaps can be improved to some extent with an RF cat flap/collar system having a user programmed unique identifier. Gaining access is restricted to only your furry companion, resulting in an extra layer of control and security.

The next stage in feline access security is to consider the type of cat flap which can be triggered by your pet's micro-chip. The micro-chip number is entered into the cat flap's memory (multiple entries can be made if you have more than one pet). The flap will be unfastened when your cat is close-by, only permitting access to animals that have a microchip.

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Being able to lock it in position is vital whichever cat flap you're buying. Currently, the majority of cat flaps available on the market feature a four way locking system for added security. Which means that it's got the capability to permit entrance into your house only, be fully locked, permit only exit from your home, or be put in two-way entry and exit mode. This will provide you with alternatives for all times of night and day, to control precisely how your cat flap works. Based on yours and your cat's needs, there's even the possibility to carry out specific functions according to the time of day, with several of the high end devices.

Putting in a cat flap on your own can be fairly easy if you've got a solid timber door, and respectable do-it-yourself abilities. Although, if it is going to be fitted into a double glazed window or in a reinforced PVC door, you should on no account even attempt to tackle it yourself. These sorts of fixtures call for a professional installation by a trustworthy cat flap installer or handyman with the appropriate equipment and skills.

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Double Glazing Installation - If your new cat flap needs to be fitted into a double glazing panel, and your chosen "tradesman" tries to drill a hole in it, stop them immediately and show them the gate. A new cat flap cannot be installed into a pre-existing double glazed window pane or door panel. Any kind of double glazed unit will be ruined by cutting into it, and will take away its strength, security and thermal properties. In reality, it makes your glazing unsafe and it should not ever be attempted.

It will be necessary to get a new double glazing unit made especially for this purpose by a glazing firm, and your local Kenilworth cat flap fitter will measure your current unit and put in an order for the new one. As part of its construction this new double glazed panel will have a hole pre-cut, which the cat flap can be installed neatly into. This might take a week or so to manufacture, but it is basically the only way to fit a cat flap in a pre-existing patio or double glazed door. Once you have acquired your new modified panel of glass, the old one can be removed and the new pane fitted. The installation of the cat flap can then be undertaken.

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External Wooden Doors - The most straightforward option for installing a new cat flap in Kenilworth, as was previously mentioned, are solid wooden door panels. If you're a little uncertain about cutting an opening in your back or front door, you might be better off contacting a professional cat flap fitter or carpenter instead. This should give you the peace of mind that you will finish up with an expertly fitted cat friendly flap, and that the job has been completed in the right and proper way.

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uPVC Door Panels - uPVC doors can be often be fitted with a cat flap. You will have to find out what the internal structure of you door actually is, since for added security some uPVC door panels are made with a steel lining. The easiest type of installation is in doors having a single panel, subsequently if you've got a uPVC door with vertical slatted panels, it might be easier and cheaper in the long run to exchange the slatted pane for a one-piece panel.

Wall Installation - If, for safety or aesthetic reasons, you don't wish to have a chunk cut out of your door, you could always choose to install a cat flap into an exterior wall of your property in Kenilworth. This form of installment is certainly better left to an expert, as it requires far more equipment and skill to accomplish. Nearly all wall cat flap installations involve a simple straight tunnel style, however right angled access through a pillar is also an option. A square hole will have to be cut through your wall, into which is inserted a plastic or metal, open ended square tube. The cat flap you have chosen is then mounted on both ends to enable your cat to exit and enter as it wishes.

Replacing Your Existing Cat Flap in Kenilworth - If you already have a cat flat, but it's either damaged or not operating properly, the current hole in your wall, window or door can be fitted with a replacement providing that the new cat flap is of a comparable size. A professional Kenilworth cat flap fitter will be glad to remove your old entry unit and swap it for a fresh cat flap without causing any damage whatsoever to the wall, door or window on which it is mounted.

Before attaching a new flap in a double glazing panel which has been pre-cut, confirming that the existing glass has been made and installed correctly is crucial. If it's found that the previous installation was a bodge up, the glass will have to be removed and exchanged to avoid any safety and security issues with the new flap.

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Whether you'd like your cat flap installed on a window, door or wall, you'll find that there are professional cat flap fitters, handyman contractors and even double glazing merchants in the Kenilworth area who will be willing to help. There are various ways to find a good cat flap fitter, and few compare with the option of asking family and friends. If they've had comparable work carried out by a local Kenilworth tradesman, and been delighted with the result, you can consider that they'll do a superb job for you too.

If it is not possible to get personal recommendations from acquaintances, you should attempt to get three or four different price quotes from local tradespeople before deciding. It is generally sensible not to always go with the cheapest estimate. Enquire about any warranties they might offer for their workmanship and make certain you have it written down in black and white, just in case something should go amiss.

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

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Cat flaps can be fitted in Kenilworth and also in nearby places like: Blackdown, Baginton, Honiley, Cubbington, Burton Green, Castle End, Bubbenhall, Stoneleigh Park, Hill Wootton, Hatton Park, Wroxhall, together with these postcodes CV8 1LA, CV8 1BB, CV8 1DZ, CV8 1JB, CV8 1HF, CV8 1AH, CV8 1LN, CV8 1BL, CV8 1JY, and CV8 1LJ. Local Kenilworth cat flap fitters will likely have the postcode CV8 and the telephone dialling code 01926. Checking this can guarantee you're accessing a locally based cat flat fitter. Kenilworth property owners can benefit from these and countless other related services. Click on the "Quote" banner to to make enquiries and obtain cat flap installation quotes.

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Kenilworth Cat Flap Installation Tasks

There are a wide range of tasks that can be undertaken by your local Kenilworth cat flap installer including glazing repair and replacement, the installation of infrared cat flaps into patio doors in Kenilworth, the fitting of 2-way cat flaps into wooden doors in Kenilworth, cat flap replacement, cat flap installation in uPVC doors, cat flap upgrades, cat flap installation price quotes, cat flaps, Petsafe cat flap installation, cat flap repairs, cat flap installation in patio doors, electronic cat flaps in Kenilworth, cat flap installation in doors, conservatory cat flap installation, cat flap installation in glass doors, cutting out for a cat flap, cat flap weatherproofing, cat flap installation services, Sureflap cat flap installation, 4-way cat flap installation, infrared cat flap installation, the installation of infrared cat flaps into uPVC doors, the installation of electronic cat flaps into composite doors in Kenilworth, cat flap security, electronic cat flap installations, cat flap draughtproofing, magnetic cat flap installation, cat flaps in metal doors, the fitting of infrared cat flaps into metal skinned doors, the fitting of cat flaps into porches, and more. If there happen to be some other Kenilworth cat flap requirements that you want but cannot see here, you can easily list them on the QUOTE FORM provided. These are just some of the activities that are undertaken by those installing cat flaps. Kenilworth professionals will tell you about their entire range of services.

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Also find: Cubbington cat flap fitters, Wroxhall cat flap fitters, Baginton cat flap fitters, Castle End cat flap fitters, Stoneleigh Park cat flap fitters, Blackdown cat flap fitters, Hill Wootton cat flap fitters, Burton Green cat flap fitters, Hatton Park cat flap fitters, Honiley cat flap fitters, Bubbenhall cat flap fitters and more. These and other settlements and towns are covered by cat flap installers and comparable tradespeople. Making certain that your cat flap is securely and properly installed on your home is where their expertise and skill truly shines. A cat flap installed by a professional will not just fulfil your furry friend's needs but also suit the aesthetic and safety specifications of your home. To obtain estimates for cat flaps, local property owners can go here.

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(This cat flap fitter Kenilworth page was updated on 14-05-2024)