Cat Flap Fitter Midsomer Norton

Midsomer Norton Cat Flap Installation & Repair

Cat Flap Fitter Midsomer Norton Somerset (BA3): Fitting a cat flap doesn't only save you the effort of having to open the door every time the cat chooses to go out or in, it also affords your cat more independence and improves it's quality of life. Cats tend to get irritated and grouchy when continuously kept indoors, and not allowed to roam free. Having accessibility to world outside with a cat flap will help your pet to stay fit, both physically and mentally. If you opt to go with the cat flap option, your next decision will be what type of cat flap would be best.

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A cat flap at its most basic is just that. A sheet of bendable material placed over a hole in a door to permit a cat to go through, but keep the elements out. Most Midsomer Norton cat owners would no doubt prefer something a little more weatherproof and secure for a main door to their property, although this might be suitable for a garden fence panel or outhouse door.

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This simple design can be improved on a little with magnetic strips to hold the flap in place, but it is still far from ideal because it enables other animals or cats a way to get into your home.

A step up from the magnetic strip style are infra-red or RF chip, magnetically controlled cat flaps. With these, either an IR, RF chip or magnet will be sewn into your cat's collar. Subsequently, any animal that hasn't got a special collar cannot leave or get into your house. Once again this is a pretty basic kind of cat flap, since any other moggy in the Midsomer Norton area who has a similar model of collar can get into your property. An enhancement to this equipment is a RF cat flap and collar system which features a unique identifier that can be programmed by the householder. This ensures that only your feline friend gains access, providing an added layer of security and control.

The type of cat flap which is can be operated by your pet's microchip, is the next step-up in feline entrance security. You have to enter the unique number of your cat's microchip into the memory the cat flap (which is powered by batteries), and if you've got several cats it will take multiple entries. The flap will be unfastened when your cat is in close proximity, only permitting access to animals that have a micro-chip.

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Regardless of what cat flap you purchase, it should have the ability to be locked in position. Most cat flaps sold these days boast a 4-way locking system. This means that the cat flap can allow only exit from your home, be locked fully, enable entrance into your home only, or be set for 2-way exit and entry. This offers you a variety of choices on exactly how your cat flap functions any time of the day and night time. Some top-end devices can be set to carry out particular functions according to the time of day, based on yours and your pet's needs.

If you've got a wooden door in your property in Midsomer Norton, putting in you own cat flap should not be all that complicated. Although, if it is going to be fitted in a reinforced PVC door or in a double glazed window panel, you should under no circumstances even attempt it by yourself. Such situations call for the expertise and skills of a reputable cat flap installer or odd job man, who is certain to have have the knowledge and equipment for this type of installation project.


Double Glazing Installation - If your cat flap needs to be mounted on a double glazed door or window panel, and your chosen "tradesman" endeavours to drill a hole in it, stop the job right away and give them the boot. It isn't possible to mount a new cat flap into a double glazed door panel or window pane. Cutting or drilling into any sort of double glazing will destroy its strength and security, along with its thermal properties. It should under no circumstances be attempted and will render the double glazing unsafe.

An experienced cat flap fitter will take measurements of the existing double glazed pane and have a local glazing company knock up a new one. So that the cat flap can be snugly fitted into it, this new glazed panel will arrive with a pre-cut hole as part of its construction. This could take two weeks or so to produce, but it is the only way to install a cat flap in an existing double glazed or patio door. Once you have obtained your new modified panel of glass, the old one can be removed and the new unit installed. Your cat flap can then be mounted.

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Exterior Wooden Doors - The least complicated alternative for cat flap installations in Midsomer Norton, as was mentioned previously, are timber doors. If you are a bit hesitant about creating a hole in your back or front door, you might be better off hiring a professional cat flap fitter or carpenter instead. This sort of task won't be all that expensive and is really worth doing properly, if getting your cat flap expertly installed offers you that added reassurance.

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uPVC Door Panels - Cat flaps can be fitted into uPVC doors in most instances. It is necessary to know the internal construction, as some uPVC door panels are steel lined for added security. A one piece panel enables easier installation, so if you have a slatted type uPVC door panel, it may be more economical to swap the panel for a single pane type.

Wall Installation - If, for aesthetic or security reasons, you do not want to have a hole cut into a door, you could always elect to install the cat flap on an outside wall of your house in Midsomer Norton. This type of installation is definitely best left to a specialist, since it calls for far more equipment and skill to execute. You can pick out a straight through tunnel style, or perhaps a right angled version which permits access via a pillar. A square hole will be cut through your chosen wall, into which is inserted a metal or plastic, square open ended tube. Each end of the hole is then fitted with an appropriate cat flap so your furry friend can get out of and into the house whenever it desires.

Replacing Your Existing Cat Flap in Midsomer Norton - If you already have a cat flat, but it is either damaged or not working properly, the existing hole in your window, wall or door can be used for a replacement as long as the new cat flap is of an equivalent size. You local cat flap fitter should be able to remove the unwanted cat flap, without damaging the door, wall or window, and fit a new flap for your cat.

Before fitting the new cat flap in a double glazing panel which has been pre-cut, making certain that the existing glass has been made, cut and installed accurately is vital. The glass pane will need to be removed and substituted to avoid any security and safety issues, if it becomes obvious this isn't the case and a bodge job was made of the previous installation.


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In and around Midsomer Norton there are a number of different handyman contractors, professional cat flap installers and even local glazing merchants who provide cat flap installation services for walls, doors or windows. There's no better method of finding a decent cat flap fitter than by asking relatives and friends for recommendations. You can be fairly certain that if they've been willing to recommend someone who's carried out work for them, then you'll get a very similar level of service.

If it isn't feasible to get personal recommendations from your contacts, you should try to get three or four different estimates from local handymen before coming to a final decision. It is generally sensible not to automatically go for the cheapest quotation. Try to get written guarantees or warranties for the standard of their workmanship, so that if things do happen to go amiss you've got some recourse.

If you take care and choose a competent Midsomer Norton cat flap fitter you will be rewarded with a quality product, which is installed professionally, and will give excellent service to you and your furry friend for years and years. And when all is said and done - quality is important.


Cat flaps offer numerous benefits for both cats and their owners:

  1. Reduced Stress: The installation of a cat flap means you no longer have to constantly monitor and open the door for your cat, easing stress for both of you, as your pet can leave and return without needing your aid.
  2. Independence for Cats: The independent nature of cats is catered to by cat flaps, permitting them to freely explore outside, exercise, and indulge their curiosity, contributing to their overall wellbeing and happiness.
  3. Better Control: Programmable advanced cat flaps, capable of being synced with your cat's microchip or a tailored collar tag, ensure that only your cat operates the flap, offering you absolute control of their movements in and out.
  4. Enhanced Security: The inclusion of locking mechanisms in numerous cat flaps allows for the selective admission of specific cats, while deterring unwelcome intruders. This capacity heightens home security by disallowing entry to stray animals and potential threats.
  5. Convenience for Owners: The obligation for owners to interrupt their day-to-day tasks to let cats inside or outside is no longer present. This benefit is particularly important for individuals with full schedules or irregular working hours.
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Cat flaps can be fitted in Midsomer Norton and also in nearby places like: Haydon, High Littleton, Old Mills, Camerton, Farrington Gurney, Clapton, Ston Easton, Stratton-on-the-Fosse, Hallatrow, Whitehall, Chilcompton, together with these postcodes BA3 2AQ, BA3 2EQ, BA3 2FH, BA3 2AN, , BA3 2FA, BA3 2PZ, BA3 2DZ, BA3 2NX, and BA3 2AA. Local Midsomer Norton cat flap fitters will likely have the telephone code 01761 and the postcode BA3. Checking this out will make sure that you access a local cat flat fitter. Midsomer Norton property owners are able to utilise these and lots of other similar services. Click on the "Quote" banner to obtain cat flap installation price quotes.

Cat Flap Positioning

For the convenience of your cat and the security of your home, the position of the cat flap is of utmost importance when installing it. Your cat flap's optimal position, based on elements such as potential security risks, the layout of your home and the breed and size of your cat, can be advised by a professional cat flap fitter.

By helping you select the ideal position for the flap, they make certain that it is easily accessible for your cat, but inaccessible for intruders. You might be advised by them to avoid placing the flap near a hedge or fence, which could be used as a point of entry to your garden, or to position it higher to prevent small animals from entering your home.

Additionally, a professional cat flap fitter in Midsomer Norton can also advise on the kind of cat flap that would best suit your needs, for example a microchip-enabled or electronic cat flap. With the right advice, you can make sure that your cat flap is in the best position to keep your cat happy and your home safe.

Cat Flap Weatherproofing

Cat flap weatherproofing is essential for maintaining the safety and comfort of both outdoor and indoor cats. A warm and dry environment for both the feline and the occupants is ensured by a well-weatherproofed cat flap, preventing wind, rain and draughts from seeping into the house. For a tight barrier against the weather, choose cat flaps with high-quality insulating materials and seals. An additional option to shield the entryway from harsh weather conditions is the installation of a weatherproof tunnel extension. Cat owners must prioritize routine maintenance, such as checking seals for wear and tear, to keep the cat flap effective in providing a cozy and weather-protected space for your furry friend. (66884 - Cat Flap Weatherproofing Midsomer Norton)

Midsomer Norton Cat Flap Installation Tasks

Midsomer Norton Cat Flap Installation Tasks

There are a whole host of tasks that can be conducted by your local Midsomer Norton cat flap installer including cat flap repairs, cat flaps in metal doors, cat flap positioning advice, pet flap installations Midsomer Norton, cat flap installation in doors, the fitting of electronic cat flaps into uPVC doors, infrared cat flap installation Midsomer Norton, cat flap removal, dog flap installation, large cat flaps, cat flaps in uPVC doors Midsomer Norton, cat flap weatherproofing, Catmate cat flap installation, the installation of electronic cat flaps into porches, cat flap installation in double glazed doors, 2-way cat flap installation, the fitting of microchip cat flaps into patio doors, Staywell cat flap installation Midsomer Norton, cutting out for a cat flap, cat flap installation services, automatic cat flap installation, cat flap installation in wooden doors Midsomer Norton, infrared cat flaps Midsomer Norton, small cat flaps, microchip cat flap installation, and more. If there happen to be different Midsomer Norton cat flap requirements that you want but can't see here, you can mention them on the QUOTE FORM provided. Listed are just some of the duties that are accomplished by those specialising in cat flaps. Midsomer Norton specialists will tell you about their full range of cat flap installation services.


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Also find: Haydon cat flap fitters, Camerton cat flap fitters, Hallatrow cat flap fitters, Clapton cat flap fitters, Farrington Gurney cat flap fitters, Ston Easton cat flap fitters, Chilcompton cat flap fitters, Stratton-on-the-Fosse cat flap fitters, High Littleton cat flap fitters, Whitehall cat flap fitters, Old Mills cat flap fitters and more. People who install cat flaps can be found in the majority of these locations. Their expertise and know-how is invaluable when it comes to ensuring that your cat flap is securely and correctly fitted on your home. You can have confidence that a cat flap installed by a professional will cater to your furry friend's needs while also fitting in with your home's safety and aesthetic needs. Local home and property owners can get cat flap installation quotes by clicking here. Why not get started with your cat flap installation right away?

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