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Cat Flap Fitter Polesworth Warwickshire (B78): Fitting a cat flap to an exterior wall or door in your house in Polesworth, will enable it to live a life of contentment and enjoy it's own little bit of independence and freedom. Cats are very similar to humans in a lot of ways, and will frequently show signs of frustration and irritability if kept inside for lengthy periods of time without a break. When permitted instant access to the outside world with a cat flap, your precious cat has a much better chance of staying healthy and well. So, you think it's a great idea, but precisely what is best sort of cat flap for your pet?

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The most basic type of cat flap, is just that. A hole in a door with a bendable sheet of material placed over it, to provide protection from the weather, but permit the cat pass through it. Even though this may be acceptable for an outhouse or shed door, the vast majority of cat owners in Polesworth would no doubt prefer something a bit more secure and weatherproof for a main door to their house.

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This simple design is still a long way off being perfect as it allows other cats or creatures a way to get into your property, nonetheless it can be improved on by adding magnetic strips to keep the flap in place.

The next step up from the magnetic strip style are RF chip or infra-red, magnetically controlled cat flaps. With this form of cat flap, your cat will have to wear a collar boasting an RF chip, IR or magnet. Unless an animal is fitted with one of these special collars, it will not be able to open the flap and get into or leave your house, thus avoiding some unwelcome visitors. The drawback here is that any other moggy in the area who has a similar model of collar could possible access your property when using this kind of cat flap. Even these cat flaps can be improved to some extent with an RF cat flap and collar system providing an owner programmed unique identifier. Only your feline friend gains access, thus adding an extra layer of control and security.

Having a cat flap that can be operated by your pet's micro-chip, is the next step-up in entrance gadgets for felines. The memory of these cat flaps can be programmed with one or more microchip numbers (if you've got more than one cat), to give exclusive access. The flap will be unfastened anytime your cat is close-by, only permitting entry or exit to pets that are microchipped.

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Being able to lock it in place is essential no matter which cat flap you are purchasing. Most cat flaps sold nowadays have a 4-way locking mechanism. This means that the cat flap can be locked fully, enable admittance into your home only, allow exit only, or be set for two way exit and entry. This provides total control over how your cat flap functions both during the day and throughout the night time. In keeping with yours and your pet's requirements, there is even the option to perform different functions in accordance with the time of day, with a few of the more expensive models.

Installing a cat flap by yourself can be really simple if you have a solid wood door, and reasonable DIY abilities. But, if you are looking to fit it into a double glazed window or in a reinforced PVC door, you ought to seek outside help. These situations call for the skills and expertise of an experienced cat flap installer or handyman, who will have the knowledge and tools for this kind of installation.


Double Glazing Installation - If you call in a so-called "tradesman" who, while trying to fit your cat flap, attempts to drill a hole in a double glazing panel, immediately send them packing. A new cat flap can not be installed into a pre-existing double glazing window pane or door panel. Cutting or drilling into any type of double glazing will destroy its security and strength, together with its insulation attributes. Your double glazing will be rendered unsound, and it should not be attempted in any circumstances.

It is necessary to get a new double glazed unit made especially for this purpose by a glazing supplier, and your local Polesworth cat flap fitter will take the measurements of your existing unit and order a brand new one. So that your cat flap can be snugly installed into it, this new glazed panel will be provided with a hole pre-cut as an integral part of its structure. This is the only way to fit a cat flap in a pre-existing double glazed or patio door, even though it may take a week or so to produce. Once you have obtained your new modified glass pane, the old unit can be removed and the new panel fitted. The installation of your cat flap will then be undertaken.

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External Wooden Doors - The easiest option for installing a new cat flap in Polesworth, as was mentioned previously, are wood doors. If you are uncertain about cutting a hole in your front door, it's probably a good idea to call a professional to complete the task for you. A project of this sort will not be expensive and will give you the assurance of knowing that your kitty will have the use of a professionally installed flap.

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uPVC Door Panels - It is perfectly possible to fit a cat flap into a uPVC door. You'll have to find out what the internal structure of you door actually is, because for added security some uPVC doors are made with a reinforced steel lining. A one piece panel enables simpler installation, so if you have a slatted uPVC door, it might be less expensive to exchange this panel for a single panel style.

Wall Installation - It is also possible to get a cat flap mounted in an exterior wall of your property in Polesworth, if you don't wish to cut chunks out of your doors, for security or aesthetic reasons. Needing a lot more expertise and equipment, a wall cat flap installment is undoubtedly better left to a professional, if it is to be executed correctly. You can opt for a straight through tunnel style, or even a right angled model which allows access through a pillar. Installation involves a square shaped hole being cut through your wall, into which a plastic or metal, square open ended tube is inserted. Each end of the hole is then fitted with an appropriate cat flap so that your furry pal can get in and out of your house whenever it wants.

Replacing Your Existing Cat Flap in Polesworth - If your door, window or wall already has a cat flap installed, but it's not working, or is damaged, it's possible to fit a replacement into the existing hole. Your cat flap fitter will be able to take off the old cat flap, without harming the surrounding wall, window or door, and install a brand new flap in its place for your cat.

When your installation involves a pre-cut hole in a double glazed panel, it is important to make certain that this was previously done accurately, before fixing the new flap. If it's found that the previous installation was a bodge job, the glass will need to be removed and replaced with a new one to avoid any safety and security issues with the new cat flap.


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In and around Polesworth there are several professional cat flap installers, handymen and even local glazing firms who offer cat flap installation services in windows, walls or doors. There's no better way of tracking down a decent cat flap installer than asking family and friends for recommendations. If they're willing to recommend somebody who they have used themselves, you can be fairly certain that you will be pleased also.

If you can't find an installer through personal recommendations, always try to get two or three different estimates before coming to a decision, please remember that cheapest may not always be best. See if you can get written warranties for the quality of their workmanship, so that if things do go amiss you have some recourse for compensation.

If you take care and pick a reliable Polesworth cat flap fitter you will be rewarded with a superior quality product, which is professionally installed, and will give good service to you and your cat for years and years. And when all is said and done - quality is key.

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Cat flaps can be installed in Polesworth and also in: Wilnecote, Baddesley Ensor, Amington, Warton, Bradley Green, Sheepy Magna, Orton on the Hill, Birchmoor, Dordon, Grendon, Glascote, St Helena, Shuttington, as well as in these postcodes B78, B78 1DJ, B78 1NF, B78 1LA, B78 1LX, B78 1AN, B78 1JH, B78 1DT, B78 1DD, and B79 0HF. Locally based Polesworth cat flap installers will most likely have the postcode B78 and the phone code 01827. Checking this out can confirm you access a locally based cat flat fitter. Homeowners in the Polesworth area are able to utilise these and lots of other similar services. By simply clicking on the "Quote" banner you can obtain cat flap installation quotes from local providers.

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There is a wide range of work that can be undertaken by your local Polesworth cat flap fitter including cat flap installation price quotes, electronic cat flap installations, cat flap installation in doors, cat flap installation in wooden doors, cat flap security, large cat flaps Polesworth, the installation of microchip cat flaps into patio doors Polesworth, pet flap installation, cat flap accessories, 2-way cat flap installation, cutting out for a cat flap, Staywell cat flap installation, cat flap installation in metal doors, Catmate cat flap installation in Polesworth, the installation of infrared cat flaps into composite doors, the installation of magnetic cat flaps into uPVC doors, the fitting of infrared cat flaps into French doors in Polesworth, microchip cat flap installation, cat flap replacement, cat flaps Polesworth, infrared cat flap installation, the fitting of 2-way cat flaps into double gazing Polesworth, cat flap repair, cat flap installation in glass doors, cat flap maintenance & cleaning, the fitting of cat flaps into conservatories, and more. If there happen to be different Polesworth cat flap requirements that you need but cannot see here, you can list them on the QUOTE FORM provided. These are just a handful of the activities that are carried out by those installing cat flaps. Polesworth specialists will be happy to inform you of their full range of cat flap installation services.


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Also find: Orton on the Hill cat flap fitters, Glascote cat flap fitters, St Helena cat flap fitters, Bradley Green cat flap fitters, Amington cat flap fitters, Shuttington cat flap fitters, Wilnecote cat flap fitters, Dordon cat flap fitters, Warton cat flap fitters, Grendon cat flap fitters, Sheepy Magna cat flap fitters, Birchmoor cat flap fitters, Baddesley Ensor cat flap fitters and more. These and other towns and communities are covered by cat flap fitters and comparable tradesmen. Making certain that your cat flap is securely and correctly fitted on your home is where their knowledge and expertise truly shines. A cat flap installed by a specialist will not only fulfil your furry friend's needs but also suit the aesthetic and safety specifications of your home. If you're a local cat lover looking to obtain competitive and accurate cat flap installation quotes tailored to your particular needs, just click here.

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(This cat flap fitter Polesworth article was revised and updated on 14-05-2024)