Cat Flap Fitter Netley

Netley Cat Flap Installation & Repair

Cat Flap Fitter Netley Hampshire (SO31): Fitting a cat flap to an external door or wall in your home in Netley, will enable it to live a life of contentment and enjoy it's own bit of freedom and independence. Cats kept indoors, as with people, will often show signs of frustration. Having accessibility to outside world by way of a cat flap will help your cat to keep fit, both physically and mentally. If this sounds like a good idea to you, precisely what sort of cat flap should you opt for?

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The simplest kind of cat flap is basically that. A piece of flexible material hung over a hole in a door to enable a cat to go through, but keep the elements out. The majority of Netley cat owners would doubtless prefer something a tad more secure and weatherproof for a main door to their property, although this could be appropriate for a fence panel or shed door.

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As this option allows other creatures or cats to enter your property, it isn't at all recommended, although it can be improved on to some extent by keeping the flap in place with the addition of magnetic strips.

Magnetically controlled, infra-red or RF chip styles of cat flap, are a step up from the basic magnetic strip version. With these, either an RF chip, IR or magnet will be fitted into your cat's collar. Unless an animal is fitted with one of these special collars, it won't be able to open the flap and get into or leave your property, therefore avoiding some unwelcome visitors. The drawback is that any other moggy in the area who's got a similar model of collar could possible access your house when using this sort of cat flap. Even these cat flaps can be upgraded to a certain extent with an RF cat flap/collar system offering an owner programmed unique identifier.

The next stage in feline access security is to install a model of cat flap that can be triggered by your pet's microchip. You need to enter the number of your cat's microchip into the cat flap's memory (which is powered by batteries), and if you've got several cats it will take multiple entries. The flap will be unfastened anytime your cat is nearby, only permitting entry or exit to pets that are microchipped.

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Being able to lock it in position is important regardless of what cat flap you are purchasing. Nowadays, almost all cat flaps on the market feature a 4-way locking mechanism for extra security. This allows your cat flap to permit exit only, be fully locked, permit admission into your house only, or have two way entry and exit capability. This gives full control over the operation of your cat flap both during the day and throughout the night time. Based on your cat's and your requirements, there's even the possibility to perform different functions according to the time of day, with a number of the more advanced models.

If you are fairly decent at do-it-yourself, installing a cat flap should not be too difficult, as long as you have a timber door on your Netley home. But, if you are hoping to install it into a reinforced PVC door or in a double glazed window, you should seek outside help. These types of fittings require a professional installation from a dependable cat flap installer or odd job man with the necessary skills and equipment.


Double Glazing Installations - If you call in a "tradesman" who, while trying to fit your new cat flap, starts to drill a hole in a double glazed door or window panel, immediately send them on their way. A new cat flap can't be installed into an existing double glazed door panel or window pane. Cutting into any sort of double glazing will ruin its strength and security, as well as its thermal insulation properties. In reality, it renders the glazing unsafe and it should not ever be done.

An experienced cat flap fitter will measure up your current double glazing pane and have a local Netley glazing company knock up a new pane. This new glazed pane will be delivered with a pre-cut hole as part of its construction where your cat flap can be fitted. You might have a one or two week waiting period for this pane to be produced, however if you want a cat flap installed into a pre-existing double glazed or patio door, this is basically the only way to do it. Once you've acquired your new glass pane, the old unit can be removed and the new panel installed. It will now be possible to fit your new cat flap.

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Exterior Wooden Doors - As stated earlier, wooden door panels are the easiest alternative in relation to cat flap installation on your home in Netley. If you're nervous about making a hole in your door, it's wise to call a specialist to do the work for you. An undertaking like this is relatively inexpensive and will give you the satisfaction of knowing that your cat will be climbing through a professionally fitted flap.

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uPVC Door Panels - uPVC doors can be used for installing a cat flap. You'll have to verify what the interior construction of you door actually is, because for extra security some uPVC door panels are made with a reinforced steel lining. A one-piece panel enables easier installation, so if you have a slatted uPVC door, it may be more cost effective to exchange this panel for a single pane type.

Wall Installation - If you don't want to cut holes in your doors, whether for security or aesthetic reasons, you can get a cat flap installed on an external wall. This kind of installation is undoubtedly best left to an expert, because it calls for a lot more skill and equipment to accomplish. Nearly all cat flap installations in walls involve a basic straight tunnel style, however right angled access through a pillar is also a possibility. A square shaped hole will be cut through your wall, into which is inserted a plastic or metal, open ended square tube. Each end of the hole is then installed with a cat flap so that your cat can get out of and into the house whenever it wants.

Replacing an Existing Cat Flap in Netley - If your wall, door or window is already fitted with a cat flap, but it is not working, or is damaged, it's possible to mount a replacement over the existing cavity. A specialist Netley cat flap installer will be glad to take off your old unit and replace it with a brand new cat flap without inflicting any damage on the wall, window or door on which it's attached.

If the replacement cat flap is being installed in a pre cut hole in a double glazing panel, you must double check that the existing glass has been made and installed in the right way. The pane will have to be taken out and substituted to avoid any safety and security issues, if it is found this is not the case and corners were cut during the earlier installation.


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Whether you need your cat flap fitted in a door, window or wall, you'll find that there are professional cat flap fitters, handymen and even local glazing companies in the Netley area who will be able to help. There is no better strategy for tracking down a reliable cat flap fitter than by asking relatives and friends for referrals. You can be certain that if they've been happy to recommend somebody who has completed work for them, then you'll get a similar level of service.

If it is not feasible to get personal recommendations from acquaintances, you should make an effort to get 2 or 3 different estimates from local tradespeople before coming to a decision. It's generally sensible not to automatically go with the cheapest offer. Ask about any warranties or guarantees they may give for their standard of workmanship and ensure it's backed up in writing, just in case something should go amiss.

An experienced cat flap installer in Netley will provide you with a quality product, adeptly fitted, and one which will last you, and your pussy-cat, for a good few years.

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Cat flaps can be fitted in Netley and also nearby in: Weston, Netley Abbey, Sholing, Bursledon, Lower Swanwick, Sarisbury, Woolston, Hamble-le-Rice, Southampton, Burridge, Curbridge, Old Netley, Hedge End, Botley, Hound, Swanwick, together with these postcodes SO31 5AH, SO31 5DD, SO31 5QB, SO31 5AN, SO31 5PH, SO31 5PY, SO31 5FG, SO31 5DR, SO31 5EQ, SO31 5GY. Local Netley cat flap fitters will likely have the telephone dialling code 023 and the postcode SO31. Verifying this should confirm that you are accessing a local cat flat fitter. Netley homeowners can utilise these and many other similar services.

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There are a whole host of tasks that can be conducted by your local Netley cat flap installer including microchip cat flaps Netley, automatic cat flap installations Netley, the fitting of electronic cat flaps into patio doors, Staywell cat flap installation, magnetic cat flap installation, cat flaps in double glazed doors Netley, Sureflap cat flap installations, cat flap installation in glass doors Netley, cat flap services in Netley, cat flap installation rates, the installation of electronic cat flaps into composite doors in Netley, cat flap removal, cat flap installation in wooden doors, microchip cat flap installation, infrared cat flap installation, the installation of electronic cat flaps into conservatories, cat flaps in metal doors in Netley, cat flaps in uPVC doors, the installation of dog flaps, the fitting of magnetic cat flaps into single glazing, 2-way cat flap installation in Netley, cat flap installation in walls, replacement cat flaps, large cat flaps in Netley, Petsafe cat flap installation, and more. If there are some other Netley cat flap requirements that you want but cannot see here, you should list them on the QUOTE FORM provided. These are just a selection of the duties that are accomplished by those specialising in cat flaps. Netley specialists will let you know their full range of cat flap installation services.


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Also find: Woolston cat flap fitters, Bursledon cat flap fitters, Botley cat flap fitters, Netley Abbey cat flap fitters, Swanwick cat flap fitters, Hamble-le-Rice cat flap fitters, Weston cat flap fitters, Hound cat flap fitters, Sarisbury cat flap fitters, Curbridge cat flap fitters, Southampton cat flap fitters, Lower Swanwick cat flap fitters, Old Netley cat flap fitters, Hedge End cat flap fitters, Sholing cat flap fitters, Burridge cat flap installation services and more. The majority of these towns and villages are served by cat flap fitters. Netley householders can get price quotes by clicking here.

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Cat flaps have recently been installed in the following Netley roads and streets - Whitwell, Carisbrooke, Oakhurst Close, Grange Road, Sedgemead, Rookley, The Badgers, St. Marys Road, Moore Crescent, Felton Close, Netley Lodge Close, Wootton, York Road, Abbey Hill, Monks Road, Denzil Avenue, Nettlestone, Hound Road, Mortimer Close, Winchester Close, Royal Victoria Country Park, Woodlands Drive, as well as these Netley area postcodes: SO31 5AH, SO31 5DD, SO31 5QB, SO31 5AN, SO31 5PH, SO31 5PY, SO31 5FG, SO31 5DR, SO31 5EQ, SO31 5GY. These locations recently saw activity by an expert cat flap fitter. Netley business and home owners benefited from dependable and top notch cat flap installation services on every occasion.

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(This cat flap fitter Netley page was last updated on 16-06-2022)