Cat Flap Fitter Penarth Wales (CF64): To allow your cat the freedom and independence it needs to live a life of contentment, you could fit a cat flap to an exterior wall or door in your Penarth home. When continuously kept indoors, cats as with humans, will get grouchy and irritated. Having a cat that's both mentally and physically fit, is one of the main positive aspects of allowing your cat access to the world outside by means of a cat flap. If this sounds like a good option for you, precisely what type of cat flap should you choose?
The most basic sort of cat flap, is simply that. A piece of flexible material placed over a hole in a door to permit a cat to climb through, but keep out the elements. Most Penarth cat owners would favour something a tad more secure and weatherproof for an external door to their property, although this could be appropriate for an outhouse or shed door.
This basic model can be marginally improved on with a magnetic strip to hold the flap in place, but it's still a long way off being ideal because it allows other cats or creatures to enter your house.
The next step up from the magnetic strip style are RF chip or infra-red, magnetically operated cat flaps. This requires your cat to wear a collar that's got either a magnet, RF or IR chip encased inside it. Subsequently, any animal without one of these special collars cannot get into or leave your home. The drawback is that any other cat in the neighbourhood who's got a similar style of collar can still gain access to your house when using this kind of cat flap. An enhancement to this product is a RF cat flap/collar system which features a unique identifier that can be programmed by the cat's owner.
Having a cat flap that can identify your cat's own micro-chip, is the next step-up in entry devices for felines in Penarth. The number of your cat's microchip is programmed into the cat flap's memory (multiple entries are possible if you've got more than one pet). When your cat passes close to the flap, it unlocks and allows solely your micro-chipped pets to use the exit/entrance.
When you are buying a cat flap, you must make sure that it is of a type that can be locked into position. For extra security, the majority of cat flaps boast a 4-way locking mechanism these days. This allows your cat flap to permit only exit from your home, permit admission into your home only, be locked fully, or have 2-way exit and entry capability. This provides you with choices for all times of night and day, to control how your cat flap functions. A few higher end models can be set to carry out specific functions according to the time of day, in line with your pet's and your requirements.
Fitting a cat flap on your own can be pretty easy if you have a solid wood door, and respectable DIY capabilities. However, if it has to be installed into a reinforced uPVC door or in a double glazed window, you shouldn't even attempt it yourself. This kind of installation calls for the attention of an expert, and there are specialist cat flap installers and skilled handymen who are happy to undertake such a task.
INSTALLING CAT FLAPS IN PENARTH
Double Glazing Installation - If your new cat flap is going to be mounted on a double glazing door or window panel, and your chosen "tradesman" attempts to drill a hole in it, stop the job immediately and give them the boot. New cat flaps cannot be fitted into existing double glazing doors or window panels. Drilling holes in any sort of double glazing will destroy its strength and security, as well as its insulating properties. In fact, it makes the glazing unsafe and it should never be attempted.
An experienced cat flap fitter will measure your current double glazed pane and have a local Penarth glazing firm make a new purpose made one. As a part of its construction this new glazed unit will have a pre-cut hole, which your cat flap can be fitted neatly into. This could take a week or more to produce, however it is the only way to fit a cat flap into a pre-existing patio or double glazed door. After construction, your old glass will be removed, and the new one put in its place. It's now possible to install your new cat flap.
External Wooden Doors - The most straightforward alternative for installing a new cat flap in Penarth, as was stated earlier, are solid wooden door panels. It is generally advisable to employ the expert services of a specialist carpenter or cat flap fitter, if you are in any way uncomfortable with cutting a big hole in your front door. This type of task will not be too costly and is worthwhile doing properly, if getting your cat flap installed by a professional offers you that additional reassurance.
uPVC Door Panels - Cat flaps can be fitted into uPVC doors in many cases. However, some uPVC door panels have got a steel lining for additional security, which may cause some issues. A one-piece door panel allows for easier installation, so if you've got a slatted uPVC door, it may be less expensive to swap the panel for a single pane style.
Wall Installation - If, for aesthetic or security reasons, you do not want to have a chunk cut out of a door, you could always choose to install your cat flap in an external wall of your property in Penarth. A wall cat flap entrance calls for a bit more equipment and expertise to fit, therefore it's definitely best left to an expert. You will find there are a couple of choices for this kind of installation, including a straight-through tunnel design, or a right angled (through pillar) pattern. A square hole will need to be made through your wall, into which is inserted a metal or plastic, square open ended tube. A cat flap is then fitted to each end of the hole.
Replacing an Existing Cat Flap in Penarth - If your window, door or wall is already fitted with a cat flap, but it is not working, or is damaged, it is entirely possible to mount a replacement over the existing hole. A trusted cat flap fitter in Penarth will be capable of removing the old,unwanted cat flap, and mount a new one in its place without harming the wall, door or window.
Before fitting a new flap in double glazing which has been pre-cut, confirming that the current glass has been made, cut and installed correctly is essential. The glass panel must be taken out and exchanged to avoid any safety and security issues, if it is found this is not the case and corners were cut in the earlier installation.
FINDING A CAT FLAP INSTALLER IN PENARTH
Whether you want your cat flap fitted in a door, window or wall, you will find that there are plenty of specialist cat flap fitters, handymen and even double glazing companies in the Penarth area who'll be happy to oblige. There's no better procedure for locating an excellent cat flap fitter than asking family and friends for referrals. You can be sure that if they have been willing to recommend somebody who's completed work for them, you will probably have a much similar experience.
Where a personal recommendation isn't feasible, get two or three price quotes from local Penarth handymen. Study these price quotes carefully and never automatically choose the cheapest quotation, as this won't necessarily be the best. Ask about any warranties or guarantees they may offer for their workmanship and make sure it is backed up in writing, just in case something should go awry.
A specialist cat flap installation contractor in Penarth will provide you with a high quality product, expertly fitted, and that will last you, and your furry friend, for a good few years.
Cat flaps can be installed in Penarth and also nearby in: Sully, Penarth Haven, Penmark, Dinas Powys, Barry, St Athan, Lavernock, St Nicholas, East Aberthaw, Fonmon, Cadoxton, Bonvilston, Llandough, Cogan, Leckwith, Culverhouse Cross, Wenvoe, Cardiff, Rhoose, together with these postcodes CF64 1ND, CF64 1YD, CF64 1EP, CF64 1DT, CF64 2JT, CF64 2AP, CF64 1DN, CF64 1NL, CF64 1DE, CF64 1BE. Local Penarth cat flap fitters will likely have the telephone code 029 and the postcode CF64. Checking this will make certain that you access a local cat flat fitter. Penarth homeowners are able to benefit from these and countless other comparable services.
Cat Flap Enquiries Wales
Recently posted Wales cat flap installation enquiries: Nellie Walsh and Luka Walsh recently enquired about the possibility of installing a Catmate cat flap in a hardwood front door in a detached house in Haverfordwest, Wales. Mr and Mrs Nolan recently asked for a quote for installing a Petsafe cat flap in a glass front door in a terraced house in Denbigh, Wales. Alice Dolan recently enquired about getting a price for installing a magnetic cat flap in a hardwood front door in Saundersfoot. Israel Roche in Neyland, Wales was interested in having a microchip cat flap installed in a glass front door. Hawa Mcleod recently enquired about the possibility of installing a manual locking cat flap in a patio front door in a detached house in Crickhowell, Wales. Michael and Sophie Glover recently enquired about the possibility of installing a 2-way cat flap in a wooden back door in Llanidloes. Alicja O hare in Pwllheli was interested in having an automatic cat flap installed in a patio front door. Ruqayyah Lunn and Carlos Lunn recently requested a quote for installing a Sureflap cat flap in a patio front door in a cottage in Blaenavon. Most of these Wales householders searched for "cat flap fitter Wales" and found this website on Google, Yahoo or Bing.
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Cat Flap Fitters Near Penarth
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In Uppercliff Drive, Glyndwr Road, Tair Gwaun, Foxglove Rise, Stanwell Crescent, Brangwyn Close, Herbert Terrace, Kipling Close, Steep Street, Marine Parade, Britten Road, Stanton Way, Sully Place, Teasel Avenue, Chandlers Way, Hawthorne Avenue, St Anne's Avenue, Andrew Road, Augusta Crescent, Cliff Hill, Willow Close, Mountjoy Close, Rhos Ddu, Church Road, Windsor Lane, Halton Close, Heol Y Brenin, Cowslip Drive, Cae Canol, as well as these local Penarth postcodes: CF64 1ND, CF64 1YD, CF64 1EP, CF64 1DT, CF64 2JT, CF64 2AP, CF64 1DN, CF64 1NL, CF64 1DE, CF64 1BE, householders have just recently needed cat flap installation. These areas recently saw activity by an expert cat flap fitter. Penarth business and home owners received competent and top notch cat flap installation services in all cases.
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