Cat Flap Fitter Ludlow

Ludlow Cat Flap Installation & Repair

Cat Flap Fitter Ludlow Shropshire (SY8): Fitting a cat flap doesn't only save you the bother of opening the door every time the cat wants to go out or in, it also gives your cat extra independence and boosts it's quality of life. Cats are inclined to get irritated and grumpy when constantly kept indoors, and not able to roam. When your cat is granted easy access to the world outside via a cat flap, there's a better likelihood of it staying both mentally and physically healthy. However, what sort of cat flap is most suitable for your situation?

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The most basic kind 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 very basic, and won't be adequate for most Ludlow cat owners, who would no doubt favour something a little more secure and weatherproof for an outside door to their house, although it may be appropriate for a shed or outhouse door.

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This standard model can be to some degree improved on with magnetic strips to keep the flap in place, however it is still a long way from being ideal because it allows other creatures or cats a means by which to enter into your property.

The next step up from the magnetic strip version are RF chip or infra-red, magnetically controlled cat flaps. This requires that your cat wears a collar which has either a magnet, RF or IR chip encased inside it. Unless an animal is equipped with this special collar, it will be unable to trigger the flap and access or leave your property, hence keeping out some unwelcome visitors. The fact that any other moggy in the area that's got a similar style of collar can easily gain access to your house, is the drawback with this kind of cat flap. Even these cat flaps can be enhanced to some extent with an RF cat flap/collar system providing an owner programmed unique identifier.

The next stage in feline entry security is to use the kind of cat flap which identifies your pet's own microchip. The memory of these battery powered cat flaps can be programmed with one or even multiple microchip details (if you've got several cats), to give exclusive access. When your cat comes in the vicinity of the flap, it unlocks and allows just your microchipped pets to use the exit/entrance.

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No matter what cat flap you buy, it should have the ability to be locked in position. Nowadays, nearly all cat flaps available on the market boast a 4-way locking system for extra security. This means that it's got the capability to permit exit from your home only, enable entrance into your home only, be fully locked, or be put in two-way exit and entry mode. This gives full control over the functioning of your cat flap both throughout the day and during the night. Some higher end cat flaps can be programmed to carry out particular functions in accordance with the time of day, in keeping with yours and your cat's needs.

If you're fairly good at DIY, installing your own cat flap should not be too much of a challenge, if you've got a solid timber door on your home in Ludlow. Under no circumstances should you try and install a cat flap in a reinforced PVC door or in a double glazed window panel. These types of fixtures call for a professional installation by a dependable cat flap fitter or handyman with the appropriate skills and equipment.

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Double Glazing Installations - If you call in a so-called "tradesman" who, while endeavouring to install your new cat flap, attempts to drill a hole in a double glazing panel, immediately send them on their way. New cat flaps can't be mounted into pre-existing double glazing window or door panels. Making a hole in the double glazing destroys not merely the strength and security of the panel, but it takes away the insulation attributes too. The truth is, it renders the glazing unsound and it should not ever be done.

An experienced cat flap fitter will take the measurements of the existing double glazed unit and have a glazing firm knock up a new purpose made pane. To ensure that your cat flap can be neatly fitted into it, this new double glazing unit will be provided with a pre-cut hole as an integral part of its construction. You might have to wait two weeks or so for this pane to be made, however if you want a cat flap installed into an existing double glazed or patio door, this is basically the only way to accomplish it. Once you've taken possession of your new modified glass panel, the old one can be taken out and the new pane fitted. The fitting of the cat flap will then be carried out.

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External Wooden Doors - As mentioned earlier in this article, solid wood doors are the least complicated alternative in relation to cat flap installation on your house in Ludlow. If you are a little unsure about creating a sizeable hole in your front or back door, you may be happier getting in touch with an experienced handyman or cat flap fitter instead. This sort of project should not be expensive and will provide you with peace of mind that your kitty will be using a professionally fitted flap.

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uPVC Door Panels - Cat flaps can be installed into uPVC doors in many instances. You'll need to ascertain what the internal construction of you door actually is, because for additional security some uPVC doors are made with a steel lining. The easiest type of cat flap installation is in doors having one single panel, therefore if you've got a uPVC door with slatted vertical panels, it may be cheaper and easier in the long run to exchange the slatted panel for a one-piece panel.

Wall Installation - If, for either security or aesthetic reasons, you don't want to have a hole cut into a door, you could always choose to install the cat flap into an outside wall of your property. Requiring far more expertise and equipment, a wall cat flap installment is certainly best left to a specialist, if it is to be executed successfully. You'll find there are several choices for this installation, including a straight-through tunnel design, or a right angular (through pillar) style. This installation involves a neat square shaped hole being made through your wall, into which a metal or plastic, square open ended tube is inserted. Each end of the hole is then fitted with a cat flap so your feline friend can get out of and into your home whenever it wishes.

Replacing Your Existing Cat Flap in Ludlow - If your wall, window or door already has a cat flap fitted, but it has stopped working effectively, or is damaged, it's entirely possible to mount a replacement over the current hole. A decent cat flap installer in Ludlow will be able to remove the unwanted cat flap, and mount a new one in its place without causing damage to the surrounding wall, window or door.

When the cat flap installation involves insertion into a pre-cut hole in a double glazed pane, it is important to make sure that this was previously done accurately, before fitting the new cat flap. If it becomes obvious this is not the case, and the previous owners have cut corners to install their cat flap, the glass pane must be taken out and replaced to avoid any security and safety issues.

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There are plenty of professional cat flap installers, handyman contractors and even local glazing suppliers in the Ludlow area, who provide cat flap fitting onto whatever door or structure you need. There are a variety of ways of locating a competent cat flap installer, and few compare with the option of asking neighbours and friends. If they have had comparable work accomplished by a local Ludlow tradesman, and been very pleased with the outcome, you can anticipate that they will likewise do a first-rate job for you.

If it's not feasible to get recommendations from your contacts, you should make an effort to get 2 or 3 different quotations from local handymen before coming to a decision. It's generally shrewd not to always opt for the cheapest quotation. Try to get written guarantees or warranties for the quality of their workmanship, so if things do happen to go awry you've got some recourse.

If you choose a specialist cat flap installer in Ludlow you should finish up with a good quality product, which is skillfully fitted, and that will give good service for many years to come.

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Cat flaps can be installed in Ludlow and also nearby in: Bitterley, Rock Green, Ledwyche, Ludford, Caynham, Wheat Common, Ashford Carbonel, Stokesay, Knowbury, Onibury, Priors Halton, Cleehill, Bromfield, Seifton, as well as in these postcodes SY8 1FF, SY8 1EP, SY8 1GN, SY8 1HZ, SY8 1AS, SY8 1GY, SY8 1LL, SY8 1ET, SY8 1JE, SY8 1QF. Locally based Ludlow cat flap installers will probably have the dialling code 01584 and the postcode SY8. Checking this will confirm that you're accessing a locally based cat flat fitter. Ludlow householders can utilise these and lots of other related services.

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It's not always possible to locate somebody suitable in Ludlow itself when you are hunting for a cat flap fitter, however over the length and breadth of Shropshire there are a fair few professionals supplying such installation services, so locating a cat flap installer close by should not be an issue.

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Ludlow Cat Flap Installation Tasks

There are a whole host of tasks that can be undertaken by your local Ludlow cat flap installer including microchip cat flap installation, cat flap installation in wooden doors, Petsafe cat flap installation, cat flap removal, the fitting of cat flaps into patio doors, automatic cat flap installations, electronic cat flap installation, 2-way cat flaps Ludlow, cat flaps Ludlow, Sureflap cat flap installation, cat flap services, large cat flaps in Ludlow, small cat flaps, cat flap installation in glass doors, cat flap installation in uPVC doors, 2-way cat flap installation, cat flap installation price quotes in Ludlow, the fitting of electronic cat flaps into single glazing Ludlow, infrared cat flap installation in Ludlow, cat flap installation in metal doors, replacement cat flaps, the fitting of infrared cat flaps into metal skinned doors Ludlow, the fitting of 2-way cat flaps into porches, the installation of electronic cat flaps into composite doors Ludlow, magnetic cat flap installation in Ludlow, and more. If there are some other Ludlow cat flap requirements that you want but don't see here, you should mention them on the QUOTE FORM provided. Listed are just an example of the duties that are handled by those specialising in cat flaps. Ludlow specialists will let you know their full range of cat flap installation services.

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Shropshire Cat Flap Enquiries

The latest Shropshire cat flap installation requests: Leo Power and Isabel Power recently asked for an estimate for installing a Sureflap cat flap in a glass back door in Ford, Shropshire. Rehan Harman was looking for cat flap installation in Lyneal, Shropshire. Byron Monaghan in Prees, Shropshire was interested in having a locking cat flap installed in a uPVC back door. Aniya Bernard from Weston Rhyn, Shropshire asked "is there a good cat flap fitter near me?". Mr and Mrs Connor recently asked for a quote for installing a manual locking cat flap in a wooden back door in Woore, Shropshire. Lilith Truscott in St Martins, Shropshire was looking for somebody who could install an infrared cat flap in a patio back door in her semi-detached house. India Keeley in Cleehill, Shropshire asked about getting a manual locking cat flap installed in a patio front door. Mr and Mrs Sullivan recently enquired about getting a price for installing an automatic cat flap in a patio door in a detached house in Pant. All of these Shropshire home owners did a search for "cat flap fitter Shropshire" and found this page on Yahoo, Bing or Google.

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Also find: Priors Halton cat flap fitters, Wheat Common cat flap fitters, Knowbury cat flap fitters, Ledwyche cat flap fitters, Seifton cat flap fitters, Bromfield cat flap fitters, Bitterley cat flap fitters, Cleehill cat flap fitters, Caynham cat flap fitters, Ashford Carbonel cat flap fitters, Stokesay cat flap fitters, Ludford cat flap fitters, Onibury cat flap fitters, Rock Green cat flap installation services and more. Most of these locations are served by cat flap fitters. Ludlow home and business owners can get cat flap installation price quotes by clicking here.

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Households in New Street, Toll Gate Road, Chandlers Close, Churchill Close, Parys Road, Middle Wood Road, St Julian's Avenue, Temeside Gardens, Station Drive, Steventon Crescent, Bringewood Rise, Henley Road, Beech Close, Summerfields, College Street, Hillside, Felton Close, Stanton Drive, Silk Mill Lane, Riddings Meadow, Wheeler Road, Market Street, Halton Lane, Castle View Terrace, Lingen Road, Dodmore Lane, have needed cat flaps installed recently. Pet flaps have also been repaired in these Ludlow area postcodes: SY8 1FF, SY8 1EP, SY8 1GN, SY8 1HZ, SY8 1AS, SY8 1GY, SY8 1LL, SY8 1ET, SY8 1JE, SY8 1QF. These locations recently saw activity by an expert cat flap fitter. Ludlow homeowners were given trusted and reliable cat flap installation services.

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(This cat flap fitter Ludlow page was revised and updated on 04-02-2023)