Cat Flap Fitter Long Ashton

Long Ashton Cat Flap Installation & Repair

Cat Flap Fitter Long Ashton Somerset (BS41): The installation of a cat flap to an external door or wall in your house in Long Ashton, will enable it to live a happy life and enjoy it's own bit of independence and freedom. Cats that are kept indoors, as with people, can show signs of irritability. When granted easy access to the outside world with a cat flap, your precious cat has a far better chance of staying healthy and strong. If you elect to go with the cat flap option, your next decision will be what is the best type of cat flap for you.

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A cat flap at its most basic is simply that. A hole in a door with a flexible sheet of material fixed over it, to give protection from the weather, but permit the cat pass through. The vast majority of cat owners in Long Ashton would doubtless prefer something a bit more secure and weatherproof for an exterior door to their home, although this might be appropriate for a shed door or fence panel.

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This uncomplicated design is still a long way off being perfect since it allows other cats or creatures to enter your house, nevertheless it can be improved on a little with the addition of magnetic strips to hold the flap in position.

Magnetically operated, infra-red or RF chip styles of cat flap, are a step up from the magnetic strip variation. With these, either an RF chip, IR or magnet will be sewn into your cat's collar. Subsequently, any animal that hasn't got one of these special collars cannot leave or access your property. Once again this is a relatively basic kind of cat flap, because any other moggy in the Long Ashton area who has a similar model of collar can easily get into your home. Even these cat flaps can be enhanced to some extent with an RF cat flap/collar system featuring a user programmed unique identifier.

Choosing a cat flap which can identify your cat's microchip, is the next level in access gadgets for felines in Long Ashton. You need to enter the details of your cat's micro-chip into the cat flap's memory (which is powered by batteries), and if you've got several cats it will accept multiple entries. Entry and exit can only be achieved by microchipped pets, and the flap is unfastened when you cat is close by.

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The ability to lock it in place is vital no matter what cat flap you're buying. For added security, the majority of cat flaps feature a 4-way locking system these days. This makes it possible for your cat flap to permit only exit from your home, be locked fully, permit only entrance into your home, or have 2-way entry and exit capability. This provides complete control over the functioning of your cat flap both throughout the day and during the night. The facility to perform specific functions in accordance with the time of day, and in line with your cat's and your needs is also a possibility with some of the high end models of cat flap.

If you've got a timber door in your home in Long Ashton, installing you own cat flap shouldn't be that hard. But, if you're looking to install it in a double glazed window or in a reinforced PVC door, you ought to seek outside help. These situations require the expertise and skills of a specialist cat flap fitter or carpenter, who will have the knowledge and tools for this sort of installation.


Double Glazing Installation - If you happen to employ somebody who tries to drill a hole in your double glazing to install your cat flap, stop them immediately and request that they leave. A new cat flap can not be installed into an existing double glazing door panel or window pane. Any sort of double glazing will be ruined by cutting into it, and will detract from its thermal attributes, security and strength. The double glazing will be made unsafe, and it shouldn't be done in any circumstances.

It will be necessary to obtain a new double glazed panel made especially for this purpose by a glazing firm, and your chosen Long Ashton cat flap fitter will measure your current unit and order the new one. To ensure that your cat flap can be nicely installed into it, this new glazed panel will be provided with a hole pre-cut as part of its construction. You might have a 1 or 2 week waiting period for this to be made, but if you need a cat flap fitted into a pre-existing double glazed or patio door, this is basically the only way to do it. Once you've acquired your new adapted glass pane, the old unit can be removed and the new panel fitted. The cat flap will then be mounted.

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External Wooden Doors - Wooden door panels are, as mentioned above, the simplest options for installing a new cat flap in Long Ashton. It is normally advisable to bring in a competent handyman or cat flap fitter, if you are at all uncertain about cutting a hole in your door. A project like this should not be expensive and will give you the assurance of knowing that your cat will be using an expertly fitted flap.

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uPVC Door Panels - uPVC doors can be installed with a cat flap. You'll need to ascertain what the internal construction of you door is, because for added security certain uPVC door panels are manufactured with a reinforced steel lining. A one piece door panel enables simpler installation, so if you've got a slatted type uPVC door panel, it might be more cost effective to replace the panel with a single panel type.

Wall Installation - If you don't really want to have a hole cut into your doors, either for aesthetic or safety reasons, you can opt for a cat flap to be installed within an exterior wall. A wall cat flap entrance calls for a bit more equipment and skill to install, therefore it's definitely better left to a specialist. You'll find there are a couple of choices for this installation, including a straight-through tunnel design, or a right angled (through pillar) configuration. With this type of installation a metal or plastic, open ended square insert is fitted into a square shaped hole made into your selected wall. The cat flap you have chosen is then attached at both ends to enable your cat to come and go as it wishes.

Replacing Your Existing Cat Flap in Long Ashton - If you already have a cat flap fitted on your window, wall or door, but it's broken or not working properly, the current hole can, with luck, be re-used for the installation of a replacement. A trustworthy cat flap fitter in Long Ashton will be able to remove the old,unwanted cat flap, and fix a brand new one in its place without causing damage to the wall, door or window.

Before installing a new flap in double glazing that's been pre-cut, making certain that the current glass has been fabricated, cut and installed accurately is essential. If it is found this is not the case, and corners were cut in the original installation, the pane will need to be taken out and replaced with a new one to avoid any safety and security problems.


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There are plenty of specialist cat flap fitters, handymen and even double glazing suppliers in the Long Ashton area, that offer cat flap installation onto whatever door or fabrication you need. There are a variety of ways to find a reputable cat flap installer, and few are more effective than asking for recommendations from relatives and friends. If they're willing to recommend somebody who they've used themselves, you can be certain that you will be happy as well.

If you cannot find a cat flap installer through personal recommendation, always obtain three or four different quotations before coming to a decision, and don't forget that the cheapest is often not the best. See if you can get written warranties for the standard of their workmanship, so if things do go amiss you have some recourse.

If you take care and pick a trustworthy Long Ashton cat flap fitter you'll be rewarded with a good quality product, which is professionally installed, and will give excellent service to you and your cat for many years to come. And at the end of the day - quality is key.

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Cat flaps can be fitted in Long Ashton and also nearby in: Dundry, Tyntesfield, Failand, Lower Failand, Highridge, Bishopsworth, Yanley, Potters Hill, Barrow Gurney, Ashton Gate, Abbots Leigh, Leigh Woods, Flax Bourton, Bedminster Down, Farleigh, and in these postcodes BS41 9LJ, BS41 9JF, BS41 9NG, BS41 9BD, BS41 9HA, BS41 9LU, BS41 9BX, BS41 9DZ, BS41 9AG, BS41 9AA. Locally based Long Ashton cat flap fitters will probably have the telephone dialling code 01275 and the postcode BS41. Checking this will guarantee you're accessing a locally based cat flat fitter. Long Ashton property owners are able to utilise these and many other related services.

Cat Flap Weatherproofing

The comfort and well-being of both indoor and outdoor cats in Long Ashton depend on the weatherproofing of their cat flaps. A well-weatherproofed cat flap is a crucial barrier against the elements that shields cats from chilly draughts, rain and wind, and extreme temperatures. Their overall quality of life is improved by this protective measure, and it also contributes to their safety.

Achieving weatherproofing for a cat flap requires the deliberate choice of design characteristics and materials that can withstand varying weather conditions. High-quality seals around the edges of the cat flap are crucial to ensure a dry environment by preventing rainwater from seeping indoors. Cats' health and overall contentment can be affected by the significant discomfort caused by cold draughts. Insulating materials are an essential part of successful weatherproofing, because they help to maintain a pleasant indoor temperature, protect cats from cold draughts, and ensure they remain warm and cosy.

Furry friends who venture out into the big wide world require their cat owners to prioritize weatherproofing. A cat's health can be damaged by exposure to strong winds, rain or cold temperatures. A suitably weatherproofed cat flap becomes a vital lifeline, offering cats a safe and comfortable entrance to the home, which is essential for their well-being. (42068)

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Long Ashton Cat Flap Installation Tasks

There is a variety of work that can be conducted by your local Long Ashton cat flap installer including the fitting of microchip cat flaps into French doors, the installation of microchip cat flaps into conservatories, magnetic cat flap installation, cat flaps in uPVC doors, cat flap installation quotations, infrared cat flaps Long Ashton, cat flap installation in doors Long Ashton, cat flap upgrades Long Ashton, large cat flaps, infrared cat flap installation, microchip cat flap installation, electronic cat flaps Long Ashton, cat flap installation in wooden doors Long Ashton, Petsafe cat flap installation in Long Ashton, automatic cat flap installations, cat flap repairs, the installation of magnetic cat flaps into uPVC doors, cat flap replacement, 2-way cat flap installation, Staywell cat flap installations, the installation of magnetic cat flaps into wooden doors, pet flap installation, dog flap installation, cat flap installation in walls, cat flaps in patio doors in Long Ashton, and lots more. If there are additional Long Ashton cat flap requirements that you want but don't see here, you should mention them on the QUOTE FORM provided. These are just an example of the duties that are handled by those installing cat flaps. Long Ashton professionals will be delighted to keep you abreast of their full range of services.


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Cat flaps have recently been installed in these Long Ashton areas and streets - Clevedon Road, Broad Oaks, Lampton Road, Beechfield Close, Bannerleigh Road, Highlands Road, Fishers Mead, Willow Close, Church Lane, North Road, Brook Close, Ridgeview, Yanleigh Close, Warren Lane, Birdwell Road, Glebe Close, Yeo Lane, Providence View, Bridge Road, Glebe Road, Parsonage Road, Yanley Lane, Hollis Close, Folleigh Drive, as well as the following local Long Ashton postcodes: BS41 9LJ, BS41 9JF, BS41 9NG, BS41 9BD, BS41 9HA, BS41 9LU, BS41 9BX, BS41 9DZ, BS41 9AG, BS41 9AA. Work was undertaken in these places by an expert cat flap fitter. Long Ashton business and home owners were given competent and top quality cat flap installation services.

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(This cat flap fitter Long Ashton information was updated on 26-09-2023)