Cat Flap Fitter Oswestry

Oswestry Cat Flap Installation & Repair

Cat Flap Fitter Oswestry Shropshire (SY10): Fitting a cat flap to an exterior door or wall in your Oswestry home provides your cat with the independence and freedom it needs to live a happy life. Cats which are kept indoors, just like humans, will often show signs of frustration. Giving your pet easy access to world outside via a cat flap can also help keep them physically and mentally fit. So, you think it's a good idea, but exactly what is perfect sort of cat flap for your pet?

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The most fundamental type of cat flap, is just that. A hole in a door with a bendable piece of material hung over it, to keep out the elements, but let the cat pass through it. Though this might be appropriate in a shed or outhouse door, the vast majority of Oswestry cat owners would no doubt favour something a bit more weatherproof and secure for a main door to their property.

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Because this option will allow other cats or creatures to enter your home, it isn't at all ideal, although it can be improved on to some degree by holding the flap in place with the addition of a magnetic strip.

The next step up from the magnetic strip style are RF chip or infra-red, magnetically operated cat flaps. With this form of cat flap, your cat will need to wear a collar featuring a magnet, RF or IR chip. Unless an animal is equipped with this special collar, it will not be able to trigger the flap and leave or get into your home, therefore avoiding some unwelcome visitors. The downside is that any other cat in the Oswestry area that has a similar style of collar could possible gain access to your house with this type of cat flap installed. RF cat flaps and collar systems are the upgraded version of these devices as they can be programmed by the cat owner to recognise a unique identifier, distinct to your cat. Access is restricted to only your feline friend, resulting in an extra layer of security and control.

Picking a cat flap which can identify your pet's microchip, is the next level in entry devices for felines. 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 more than one cat it will accept multiple entries. The flap will be unlocked whenever your cat is nearby, only allowing exit or entry to pets that have a microchip.

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Whatever cat flap you buy, it must have the ability to be locked in position. For added flexibility, almost all cat flaps boast a four way locking mechanism nowadays. Which means that the cat flap can permit only admittance into your home, allow exit from your property only, be fully locked, or be set for 2-way entry and exit. This offers you a number of solutions on how your cat flap functions at all times of the day and night time. Some of the more advanced cat flaps can be set to carry out different functions according to the time of day, based on yours and your cat's requirements.

If you've got a timber door on your property in Oswestry, installing you own cat flap shouldn't be all that complicated. However, if it is going to be installed into a double glazed window or in a reinforced uPVC door, you shouldn't even attempt to tackle it on your own. This kind of installation calls for the attention of an expert, and there are specialist cat flap fitters and skilled odd job men who are delighted to take on such work.


Double Glazing Installation - If you employ somebody who tries to drill a hole in your double glazing to put in your new cat flap, stop them at once and ask them to leave. A new cat flap cannot be mounted into an existing double glazing window pane or door panel. Any sort of double glazing will be ruined by drilling or cutting into it, and will take away its strength, security and thermal properties. It should under no circumstances be attempted and will render the double glazing unsafe.

A reputable Oswestry cat flap fitter will carefully take the precise measurements of your existing unit and order a custom-made one from a local glazing firm. This new glazed pane will be delivered with a hole cut out as part of its construction where the cat flap can be fitted. This is the only way to install a cat flap in an existing double glazed or patio door, although it might take a week or so to produce. When your new glass pane is delivered, the installer will take out the old unit, and exchange it for the new "cat flap ready" panel. The fitting of the cat flap can then be carried out.

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Exterior Wooden Doors - The least complicated option for cat flap installations in Oswestry, as was previously mentioned, are wood doors. If you are dubious about cutting a hole in your door, it's it may be better to contact a specialist to undertake the project for you. This should provide you with the peace of mind that you'll end up with a professionally installed cat flap, and that the project has been done properly and without causing harm to your door.

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uPVC Door Panels - Cat flaps can be installed into uPVC doors in many instances. Nevertheless, some uPVC doors are steel lined for further security, which could cause problems. The models of door with a one-piece panel are the easiest for installing cat flaps, so if yours has got a slatted style door panel, it might be easier to replace this with a single panel.

Wall Installation - It is also feasible to get a cat flap mounted into an external wall of your property in Oswestry, if you do not wish to cut chunks out of your doors, either for safety or aesthetic reasons. Requiring much more skill and equipment, a wall cat flap install is definitely better left to a specialist, if it is to be completed correctly. Most cat flap installations in walls are a basic straight tunnelled style, however right angle access through a pillar is also possible. This installation entails a square shaped hole being cut through your wall, into which a metal or plastic, square open ended insert is fitted. A cat flap of your choice can then be mounted on both ends to enable your feline friend to come in and out as it pleases.

Replacing Your Existing Cat Flap in Oswestry - If your door, window or wall already has a cat flap fitted, but it's stopped working, or is damaged, it is entirely possible to fit a replacement into the current hole. You local cat flap fitter will be able to take off the unwanted cat flap, without causing damage to the surrounding door, wall or window, and fit a new flap for your cat.

If the new cat flap is going to be fitted in a pre-cut hole in a double glazed pane, you must check that the glass has been made and installed in the right way. The pane will have to be removed and replaced to avoid any security and safety problems, if it's found this is not the case and a bodge job was made of the earlier installation.


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In and around Oswestry there are several handymen, professional cat flap installers and even double glazing suppliers who provide cat flap fitting services in walls, doors or windows. There is no better strategy for tracking down a first-rate cat flap installer than by asking friends and relations for referrals. You can be certain that if they have been willing to recommend someone who's completed work for them, then you'll get a similar service.

Where a personal recommendation isn't possible, seek at least 3 estimates from local Oswestry handymen. Study these price quotes carefully and don't always opt for the cheapest quote, as this will often not be the best of the bunch. Check if they offer any warranties for their standard of workmanship, so that you've got some recourse for compensation if something does happen to go awry when the work is carried out.

If you take your time and choose a reliable Oswestry cat flap specialist you'll be rewarded with a top quality product, that is professionally installed, and will serve you and your pet for years and years. And when push comes to shove - quality is important.

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Cat flaps can be fitted in Oswestry and also nearby in: Park Hall, Selattyn, Kinnersley, West Felton, Gledrid, Mile End, Brogyntyn, Glentworth, Whittington, Pant, Morda, Trefonen, Knockin, Maesbury Marsh, together with these postcodes SY11 1DB, SY10 7AA, SY10 1SP, SY11 1HH, SY11 1JF, SY10 9PL, SY10 8NR, SY11 1HU, SY11 1EG, and SY10 8GA. Local Oswestry cat flap fitters will most likely have the postcode SY10 and the dialling code 01691. Verifying this can confirm you are accessing a locally based cat flat fitter. Residents in the Oswestry area are able to benefit from these and various other comparable services. In need of a cat flap? Simply click the "Quote" banner and find trusted professionals to provide free estimates for cat flap installation.

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Also find: Gledrid cat flap fitters, Mile End cat flap fitters, Whittington cat flap fitters, Pant cat flap fitters, Morda cat flap fitters, Selattyn cat flap fitters, Trefonen cat flap fitters, Kinnersley cat flap fitters, Park Hall cat flap fitters, Knockin cat flap fitters, Glentworth cat flap fitters, Brogyntyn cat flap fitters, West Felton cat flap fitters, Maesbury Marsh cat flap fitters and more. Professionals who install cat flaps can be found in practically all of these towns and villages. Their expertise is of great worth in guaranteeing the secure and proper installation of your cat flap on your home. A cat flap installed by a professional will not only fulfil your pet's needs but also suit the aesthetic and safety specifications of your home. If you're a local homeowner looking to obtain competitive and accurate cat flap installation quotes tailored to your specific needs, you just have to click here. Need a cat flap installed for your furry friend? Don't delay, get a quote today!

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(This cat flap fitter Oswestry page was revised and updated on 14-05-2024)