Cat Flap Fitter Olney

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Cat Flap Fitter Olney Buckinghamshire (MK46): Fitting a cat flap doesn't only save you the hassle of having to open the door every time your cat needs to go out or in, it also gives your cat extra independence and boosts it's all round quality of life. Just like people, when kept indoors, cats will sometimes start to show signs of frustration and unease. When granted easy access to the great outdoors with a cat flap, your pet has a much better chance of staying healthy and fit. Obviously, that's not the end of the story, as there are many types of cat flap, and determining what design is best for you and your cat might not be so easy.

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The most straightforward type of cat flap, is simply that. A hole is cut into an external door and a bendable material is placed over the gap to offer protection from the weather. Of course, this is very basic, and will rarely sufficient for most cat owners in Olney, who would doubtless favour something a tad more weatherproof and secure for an external door to their house, although it might be suitable for an outhouse door or garden fence panel.

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This basic model is still far from perfect because it allows other cats or animals a way to enter into your house, nonetheless it can be improved on to some degree with the addition of a magnetic strip to keep the flap in place.

Magnetically operated, RF chip or infra-red designs of cat flap, are a step up from the magnetic strip variation. This requires your cat to have a collar which has either an IR, RF chip or magnet encased in it. Unless an animal is equipped with this special collar, it won't be able to trigger the flap and leave or access your house, hence preventing some unwelcome visitors. The reality that any other moggy in the Olney area who's got a similar style of collar may be able to access your property, is the drawback with this still fairly basic type of cat flap. RF cat flaps and collar systems are the upgraded version of these products because they can be programmed by the home owner to recognise a unique identifier, specific to your cat. An added layer of security and control is achieved, guaranteeing that only your purrfect companion gains access.

A model of cat flap that's can be recognised by your pet's own microchip, is the next level in feline access security. You need to enter the number of your cat's micro-chip into the memory the cat flap (which is powered by batteries), and if you have more than one pet it will allow multiple entries. The flap will be unlocked when your cat is in close proximity, only allowing exit or entry to pets that have a micro-chip.

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When you're buying a cat flap, you should make certain it's of a design that can be locked into position. For added security, almost all cat flaps feature a 4-way locking mechanism these days. This means that the cat flap can enable only exit from your home, enable admission into your property only, be fully locked, or be set for two way exit and entry. This will give you a range of choices on how your cat flap operates at all times of the day and night time. The facility to perform specific functions in accordance with the time of day, and based on your pet's and your needs is also a possibility with some of the more advanced brands of cat flap.

If you are pretty good at do-it-yourself, installing a cat flap shouldn't be too much of a challenge, as long as you've got a wooden door on your Olney home. But, if you are intending to fit it in a reinforced PVC door or in a double glazed window panel, you should seek outside help. This type of installation calls for the attention of a professional, and there are dedicated cat flap installers and talented handymen who will be ready to undertake such work.


Double Glazing Installations - If your new cat flap needs to be installed in a double glazing panel, and your hired "tradesman" tries to drill a hole in it, stop them straight away and show them the gate. It is simply not possible to fit a new cat flap into a double glazing window pane or door panel. Making a hole in your double glazing destroys not just the strength and security of the glazing, but it compromises the insulation attributes as well. It should in no circumstances be attempted and will render your double glazing unsound.

A dependable Olney cat flap installer will meticulously get the dimensions of your current pane and order a tailor-made one from a local glazing firm. This new glazed pane will be delivered with a hole cut out as part of its structure where the cat flap will be fitted. You might have to wait a week or two for this to be produced, however if you need a cat flap fitted into an existing patio or double glazed door, this is basically the only way to accomplish it. Once you have obtained your new modified glass pane, the old one can be taken out and the new one installed. The fitting of the cat flap can then be concluded.

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External Wooden Doors - Timber door panels are, as stated previously, the easiest options for installing a new cat flap in Olney. If you are hesitant about creating a hole in your back or front door, it's a good move to bring in a specialist to undertake the project for you. An undertaking like this is comparatively 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 sometimes be suitable for a cat flap. It is necessary to know the interior construction, since some uPVC doors are steel lined for extra security. The easiest type of installation is in doors having one single panel, consequently if you've got a uPVC door with vertical slatted panels, it may be cheaper and easier overall to replace the slats with a one-piece panel.

Wall Installation - If you don't really want to have a hole cut in your doors, for aesthetic or safety reasons, you can have a cat flap installed on an outside wall. This type of installation is certainly better left to an expert, since it calls for far more skill and equipment to execute. You can choose a straight through tunnel style, or maybe a right angle version which permits access through a pillar. Installation entails a neat square shaped hole being cut through your wall, into which a metal or plastic, open ended square tube is inserted. An appropriate cat flap can then be installed on both sides of the hole.

Replacing an Existing Cat Flap in Olney - If you already have a cat flat, but it is either damaged or not operating properly, the current hole in your wall, door or window can be used for a replacement so long as the new cat flap is of a comparable size. A professional Olney cat flap installer will gladly remove your old entry device and swap it for a fresh cat flap without causing any damage whatsoever to the window, door or wall on which it is attached.

If the new cat flap is to be fitted into a pre cut hole in a double glazed pane, you must check that the glass has been cut and installed in the right way. The pane will have to be removed and replaced with a new one to avoid any security and safety problems, if you discover that this is not the case and corners were cut in the previous installation.


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Whether you want your cat flap mounted on a wall, window or door, you'll find that there are a number of different specialist cat flap installers, handymen and even local glazing suppliers in and around Olney who will be ready to oblige. There are a variety of ways to track down a reputable cat flap fitter, and few come close to the option of asking friends and family. If they're prepared to recommend somebody who they have used, you can be sure that you will be happy too.

If you cannot find a cat flap fitter through personal recommendation, always get at least 3 different quotes before coming to a final decision, please remember that the cheapest is often not the best. Ask if they supply any guarantees or warranties for their standard of workmanship, so that you have some recourse if something unfortunately goes wrong as the work is undertaken.

If you pick a specialist cat flap installer in Olney you will wind up with a quality product, that is skillfully fitted, and will give good service for many years to come.


The use of cat flaps brings a range of advantages for owners and their feline companions:

  1. Enhanced Security: With locking mechanisms installed, several cat flaps can be set to admit only chosen cats, effectively keeping out uninvited visitors. This enhances the security of homes by preventing the entry of stray animals and potential dangers.
  2. Better Control: With some advanced cat flaps, programming is possible, allowing synchronization with your cat's microchip or a specific collar tag. This ensures exclusive use by your cat, providing total control over their entrances and exits.
  3. Reduced Stress: Cat flaps obviate the need for you to continuously watch over and open the door for your cat, reducing both your and your pet's stress levels, and allowing them independent entry and exit.
  4. Convenience for Owners: For owners, the need to break their daily schedules to admit or release their cats is now a thing of the past. This is especially useful for those who have busy routines or erratic schedules.
  5. Independence for Cats: Known for their independent nature, cats benefit from cat flaps as they allow exploration of the outdoors, exercise, and the satisfaction of curiosity at their own leisure, leading to a happier, healthier life.
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Cat flaps can be installed in Olney and also nearby in: Chichekey, Weston Underwood, Stevington, Newton Blossomville, Turvey, Lavendon, Hardmead, Bozeat, Astwood, Filgrave, Eakley, Emberton, Ravenstone, Clifton Reynes, Harrold, Sherington, Cold Brayfield, Horton, Pavenham, together with these postcodes MK46 4DJ, MK46 4DB, MK46 5NB, MK46 4DR, MK46 5EH, MK46 5BG, MK46 4DN, MK46 4BA, MK46 5FT, and MK46 5BL. Local Olney cat flap fitters will likely have the postcode MK46 and the dialling code 01234. Verifying this will make sure that you're accessing a local cat flat fitter. Olney property owners will be able to benefit from these and countless other comparable services. To obtain quotes for cat flap installation, you can simply click on the "Quote" banner.

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Maintaining the comfort and safety of indoor and outdoor cats, cat flap weatherproofing is crucial. A warm and dry environment for the feline is ensured by a properly weatherproofed cat flap, preventing cold draughts, rain and wind from seeping into the house. Look for cat flaps designed with superior quality seals and insulating materials to create a tight barrier against the weather. Think about, additionally, the installation of a weatherproof tunnel extension to shield the entrance from harsh weather conditions. Ensuring the cat flap remains effective in providing a cozy and weather-protected space for the cat requires regular maintenance, including checking seals for wear and tear. (66884 - Cat Flap Weatherproofing Olney)

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There is a variety of work that can be undertaken by your local Olney cat flap fitter including the fitting of 2-way cat flaps into uPVC doors, small cat flaps, cat flap replacement Olney, the installation of dog flaps, magnetic cat flaps Olney, large cat flaps, the fitting of magnetic cat flaps into wooden doors, automatic cat flap installations, Catmate cat flap installations, the fitting of cat flaps into patio doors Olney, microchip cat flap installation, cutting out for a cat flap in Olney, cat flap installation in glass doors Olney, pet flap installation in Olney, cat flap installation in uPVC doors Olney, conservatory cat flap installations in Olney, cat flap installation in wooden doors, cat flap upgrades Olney, the fitting of microchip cat flaps into double gazing in Olney, Staywell cat flap installations, 4-way cat flap installation, cat flap repairs, cat flap installation in walls, Sureflap cat flap installations, electronic cat flaps Olney, and more. If there are additional Olney cat flap requirements that you want but cannot see here, you can mention them on the QUOTE FORM provided. Listed are just an example of the activities that are handled by people specialising in cat flaps. Olney providers will keep you informed about their whole range of services.


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Also find: Lavendon cat flap fitters, Harrold cat flap fitters, Weston Underwood cat flap fitters, Cold Brayfield cat flap fitters, Eakley cat flap fitters, Pavenham cat flap fitters, Ravenstone cat flap fitters, Emberton cat flap fitters, Hardmead cat flap fitters, Astwood cat flap fitters, Clifton Reynes cat flap fitters, Newton Blossomville cat flap fitters, Filgrave cat flap fitters, Chichekey cat flap fitters, Horton cat flap fitters, Turvey cat flap fitters, Stevington cat flap fitters, Sherington cat flap fitters, Bozeat cat flap fitters and more. Cat flap installation services are widely available in practically all of these towns and areas. When it comes to making sure that your cat flap is securely and correctly fitted on your home, their skill and expertise is invaluable. You can have confidence in the fact that a cat flap installed by a professional will cater to your canine companion's needs while also fitting in with your home's aesthetic and safety needs. By simply clicking here, cat flap installation quotes are readily available to local cat owners.

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(This cat flap fitter Olney information was last updated on 14-05-2024)