Cat Flap Fitter Lutterworth

Lutterworth Cat Flap Installation & Repair

Cat Flap Fitter Lutterworth Leicestershire (LE17): To allow your cat the independence that it needs to live a life of contentment, you could fit a cat flap to an external wall or door in your Lutterworth property. Cats kept inside, just like humans, can show signs of irritability. When your beloved cat is allowed instant access to the outside world via a cat flap, there is a much better likelihood of it staying both mentally and physically healthy. Of course, that's not the whole story, as there are various forms of cat flaps, and determining what design is best for you and your cat isn't always that simple.

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A cat flap at its most basic is simply that. A hole cut in a door with a bendable piece of material hung over it, to keep the elements out, but allow the cat move through. Even though this could be appropriate for a fence panel or shed door, the majority of Lutterworth cat owners would doubtless favour something a little more secure and weatherproof for an exterior door to their home.

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This basic model can be to some degree improved on with a magnetic strip to hold the flap in place, but it is still a long way off being perfect since it enables other animals or cats a means by which to enter into your home.

Moving on from a magnetic strip are magnetically operated, infra-red or RF chip variations of cat flap. With this form of cat flap, your cat will have to wear a collar fitted with a magnet, RF or IR chip. No animal will be able to leave or get into your home unless it's equipped with one of these special collars. The downside is that any other cat in the Lutterworth area that's got a similar collar could perchance get into your property with this sort of cat flap. An improvement to this equipment is an RF cat flap/collar system which has a unique identifier that can be programmed by the home owner.

The next level in feline access security is to install the kind of cat flap that can be triggered by your pet's own microchip. You need to enter the details of your cat's micro-chip into the memory the cat flap (which is battery powered), and if you have several cats it will allow multiple entries. Entry and exit can only be achieved by microchipped animals, and the flap will be unlocked when you cat is nearby.

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Being able to lock it in place is vital no matter what cat flap you're buying. For added security, almost all cat flaps boast a four way locking system nowadays. Which means it has the capability to be fully locked, enable exit only, permit only admittance into your premises, or be put in two way entry and exit mode. This will give you a number of choices on precisely how your cat flap works at all times of the day and night time. The facility to carry out specific functions according to the time of day, and based on your pet's and your requirements is also an option with some of the more advanced models of cat flap.

Putting in a cat flap yourself can be fairly easy if you have a solid timber door on your Lutterworth property, and reasonable do-it-yourself abilities. However, if it has to be installed into a reinforced PVC door or in a double glazed window panel, you shouldn't under any circumstances even attempt to tackle it on your own. This kind of installation will require the attention of a pro, and there are specialist cat flap installers and skilled handymen who will be delighted to take on such work.


Double Glazing Installations - If you bring in a so-called "tradesman" who, while trying to fit your new cat flap, attempts to drill a hole in a double glazed window or door panel, send them packing immediately. New cat flaps can not be fitted into pre-existing double glazed window or door panels. Any kind of double glazing will be ruined by drilling a hole in it, and will diminish its strength, security and insulating properties. In actual fact, it renders the glazing unsound and it should never be done.

It will be necessary to obtain a new double glazing unit made specially for this purpose by a glazing firm, and your chosen Lutterworth cat flap installer will measure your current pane and order a brand new one. As part of its construction this new glazed panel will have a pre-cut hole, which the cat flap can be fitted nicely into. This could take a couple of weeks to produce, but it is really the only way to fit a cat flap in a pre-existing patio or double glazed door. As soon as your new glass pane shows up, the fitter will remove the old unit, and swap it for the brand new "cat flap ready" one. The installation of your cat flap can then be completed.

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Exterior Wooden Doors - As stated earlier, wood door panels are the least complicated alternative when it comes to installing a new cat flap on your property in Lutterworth. If you're nervous about making a hole in your front door, it's advisable to call on a professional to complete the task for you. This kind of task won't be too costly 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 - uPVC doors can be used for installing a cat flap. Nevertheless, certain uPVC door panels have a steel lining for added security, which might cause problems. The designs of door with a one piece panel are the simplest for cat flap installation, so if yours has got a slatted type panel, it might be better to swap this for a single pane.

Wall Installation - If you do not really wish to have a hole cut in your doors, either for safety or aesthetic reasons, you could always have a cat flap installed on an outside wall. This form of installment is certainly best left to a professional, as it requires much more skill and equipment to accomplish. Almost all wall cat flap installations are a basic straight tunnelled style, but right angular access through a pillar is also a possibility. With this type of installation a plastic or metal, open ended square insert is fitted into a square hole neatly made into your specified wall. An appropriate cat flap can then be fitted to both ends of the hole.

Replacing an Existing Cat Flap in Lutterworth - If you've already got a cat flap fitted on your window, door or wall, but it's damaged or not working correctly, the existing hole can hopefully still be used for installing a new one. A specialist Lutterworth cat flap fitter will be glad to remove your old entry device and swap it for a brand new cat flap without causing any damage whatsoever to the wall, door or window on which it's attached.

When your cat flap installation involves a pre-cut hole in double glazing, it is essential to make certain that this was previously done accurately, before attaching the new cat flap. The glass panel will need to be taken out and exchanged to avoid any security and safety issues, if it's found that this is not the case and a bodge job was made of the previous installation.


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Whether you'd like your cat flap installed on a wall, window or door, you'll find that there are handyman contractors, professional cat flap installers and even local glazing firms in the Lutterworth area who'll be glad to help. It might be possible to ask relatives and friends for recommendations with regards to obtaining a reliable cat flap fitter. You can be fairly certain that if they've been prepared to recommend somebody who's carried out work for them, then you'll likely get a much similar level of service.

If you can't find an installation specialist through personal recommendations, always try to get 2 or 3 different quotations before coming to a decision, and bear in mind that cheapest is often not best. Check if they supply any guarantees or warranties for the quality of their workmanship, so you've got some recourse if something goes awry when the work is carried out.

A specialist cat flap installer in Lutterworth will supply you with a quality product, adeptly fitted, and one which will last you, and your cat, for many years.

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Cat flaps can be installed in Lutterworth and also in: Upper Bruntingthorpe, Shawell, Claybrooke Magna, North Kilworth, Swinford, Ashby Magna, Ashby Parva, Walcote, Leire, Kimcote, Magna Park, Dunton Bassett, Bitteswell, Gilmorton, Ullesthorpe, together with these postcodes LE17 4FJ, LE17 4GB, LE17 4AE, LE17 4QF, LE17 4LL, LE17 4EZ, LE17 4GP, LE17 4HE, LE17 4PF, LE17 4BS. Local Lutterworth cat flap installers will probably have the dialling code 01455 and the postcode LE17. Checking this out can guarantee you access a local cat flat fitter. Lutterworth home and business owners are able to utilise these and many other similar services.

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There are a number of different tasks that can be accomplished by your local Lutterworth cat flap installer including Staywell cat flap installations, the fitting of cat flaps into uPVC doors in Lutterworth, cat flap installation in doors, magnetic cat flaps Lutterworth, large cat flaps, the installation of 2-way cat flaps into patio doors, cat flap repair, conservatory cat flap installations, cat flap installation quotations, the fitting of magnetic cat flaps into porches Lutterworth, cat flap installation in walls, 2-way cat flap installation, the installation of microchip cat flaps into wooden doors in Lutterworth, cat flaps in double glazed doors in Lutterworth, cat flaps in metal doors, Sureflap cat flap installations, cat flap installation in patio doors, the installation of infrared cat flaps into metal skinned doors, the fitting of magnetic cat flaps into composite doors, pet flap installation, cat flap installation in uPVC doors, automatic cat flap installations, Catmate cat flap installation, the installation of cat flaps into conservatories Lutterworth, cat flap upgrades, and more. If there happen to be some other Lutterworth cat flap requirements that you want but cannot see here, you can mention them on the QUOTE FORM provided. Listed are just a selection of the duties that are carried out by people specialising in cat flaps. Lutterworth specialists will inform you of their whole range of services.


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Also find: Swinford cat flap fitters, Leire cat flap fitters, Walcote cat flap fitters, Magna Park cat flap fitters, Bitteswell cat flap fitters, Gilmorton cat flap fitters, Kimcote cat flap fitters, Shawell cat flap fitters, Ashby Parva cat flap fitters, Dunton Bassett cat flap fitters, Ashby Magna cat flap fitters, Claybrooke Magna cat flap fitters, North Kilworth cat flap fitters, Upper Bruntingthorpe cat flap fitters, Ullesthorpe cat flap installation services and more. The majority of these places are catered for by cat flap fitters. Lutterworth householders can get quotations by clicking here.

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In the previous twelve months cat flaps have been installed in these Lutterworth streets: Allfrey Close, Mulberry Close, Rugby Road, Regent Street, Cunningham Drive, Moorbarns Lane, Cherrytree Avenue, Almond Way, Woodway Road, Conifer Close, Cedar Avenue, Larch Drive, Churchill Close, Baker Street, Yew Tree Close, Hazeland Court, Kenmackenzie Close, Hunters Drive, Central Avenue, Foxfield Close, Sherrier Way, Riverside Road, Attlee Close, Ramsey Close, Whittle Road, Burrough Way, Elizabethan Way, and in these Leicestershire postcodes: LE17 4FJ, LE17 4GB, LE17 4AE, LE17 4QF, LE17 4LL, LE17 4EZ, LE17 4GP, LE17 4HE, LE17 4PF, LE17 4BS. Work was accomplished in these locations by an expert cat flap fitter. Lutterworth homeowners were given reliable and top quality cat flap installation services.

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(This cat flap fitter Lutterworth article was updated on 04-02-2023)