Cat Flap Fitter Quorn

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Cat Flap Fitter Quorn Leicestershire (LE12): Installing a cat flap to an external wall or door in your Quorn property provides your cat with the freedom and independence that it needs to live a life of contentment. Similar to people, when kept inside for long periods of time, cats will frequently start to show signs of irritability and frustration. Having a cat that is both physically and mentally fit, is one of the main benefits of allowing your furry friend access to the world outside via a cat flap. So, you are sold on the idea, but what is best form of cat flap for your precious pet?

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Essentially, a cat flap at its most fundamental is simply that. A sheet of bendable material hung over a hole in a doorway to enable a cat to pass through it, but keep the elements out. Obviously, this is really basic, and won't be good enough for most Quorn cat owners, who would prefer something a tad more weatherproof and secure for a main door to their home, although it may be acceptable for an outhouse or shed door.

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Because this option permits other cats or animals to enter your property, it isn't at all recommended, although it can be enhanced a little by keeping the flap in position with the addition of magnetic strips.

Magnetically operated, RF chip or infra-red models of cat flap, are the next step up from the basic magnetic strip version. With these, either a magnet, IR or RF chip will be sewn into your cat's collar. No animal is going to be able to leave or get into your property unless it is equipped with one of these special collars. The downside here is that any other cat in the area who has a similar style of collar can easily gain access to your house when using this kind of cat flap. Even these cat flaps can be upgraded to some extent with an RF cat flap/collar system featuring a user programmed unique identifier. With this, an extra layer of security and control is established to make certain that only your furry companion gets access.

The next step-up in feline access security is to fit a cat flap that identifies your pet's own microchip. The number of your cat's micro-chip is programmed into the memory of the battery powered cat flap (multiple entries can be made if you've got more than one cat). Exit and entry can only be accomplished by microchipped animals, and the flap will be unfastened when you cat is close by.

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Whatever cat flap you buy, it must have the ability to be locked in position. For added flexibility, most cat flaps feature a 4-way locking mechanism nowadays. This allows your cat flap to enable entry into your property only, permit exit only, be fully locked, or have 2-way entry and exit functionality. This provides you with choices for all times of day and night, to control exactly how your cat flap operates. The facility to perform specific functions according to the time of day, and in keeping with yours and your pet's requirements is also an option with some of the more expensive brands of cat flap.

If you are fairly good at DIY, fitting a cat flap should not be all that difficult, as long as you've got a solid wood door on your property in Quorn. On no account should you try and fit a cat flap in a reinforced uPVC door or in a double glazed window panel. These sorts of fittings call for a professional installation by a dependable cat flap installer or odd job man with the necessary skills and equipment.

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Double Glazing Installations - If you hire someone who tries to drill a hole in a double glazed door or window panel to put in your new cat flap, stop them right away and ask them to leave. A new cat flap can't be installed into a pre-existing double glazing window pane or door panel. Any sort of double glazed unit will be ruined by cutting or drilling into it, and will detract from its security, insulating attributes and strength. Your double glazing will be rendered unsound, and it should never be attempted under any circumstances whatsoever.

An experienced cat flap installer will measure up your current double glazing pane and have a local glazing company make a new one. To ensure that the cat flap can be snugly fitted into it, this new double glazed unit will arrive with a pre-cut hole as part of its construction. This could take a week or two to manufacture, however it is the only way to fit a cat flap into an existing double glazed or patio door. Once you've acquired your new modified glass pane, the old one can be removed and the new panel fitted. Your cat flap can then be installed.

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External Wooden Doors - As mentioned previously, wood doors are the simplest option in relation to cat flap installation on your property in Quorn. If you're unsure about cutting a hole in your door, it's advisable to call a specialist to do the job for you. This kind of task will not be all that expensive and is well worth doing properly, if having your cat flap installed by a professional provides you with that added peace of mind.

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uPVC Door Panels - uPVC doors can be used for installing a cat flap. It pays to know the internal construction, as some door panels can have a steel lining for further security. A one piece panel enables simpler installation, so if you've got a slatted type uPVC door panel, it may be less expensive to swap the panel for a single panel type.

Wall Installation - It's also feasible to get a cat flap installed into an exterior wall of your house in Quorn, if you do not want to have a hole cut in one of your doors, whether for aesthetic or security reasons. A cat flap entrance in a wall requires considerably more expertise and equipment to install, so it's definitely best left to an expert. There are a couple of possibilities for this kind of installation, including a straightforward design, or a right angled (through pillar) pattern. A square hole will have to be cut through your selected wall, into which is inserted a plastic or metal, square open ended tube. A cat flap is then fitted to each end of the hole.

Replacing an Existing Cat Flap in Quorn - If you already have a cat flat, but it's either damaged or not working correctly, the current hole in your window, door or wall can be fitted with a replacement provided that the new flap is of an equivalent size. A good cat flap installer in Quorn will be able to remove the unwanted cat flap, and mount a brand new one in its place without causing damage to the wall, door or window.

When the installation involves insertion into a pre-cut hole in a double glazed pane, it is important to confirm that this was previously done correctly, before fitting the new cat flap. If it is found this is not the case, and a botch was made of the original installation, the glass panel must be taken out and replaced to avoid any security and safety issues.

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Whether you want your cat flap fitted in a door, window or wall, you'll find that there are handyman contractors, professional cat flap installers and even glazing companies in the Quorn area who'll be able to help. It may be possible to ask friends and family for referrals with regards to tracking down a decent cat flap installer. You can guarantee that if they have been prepared to recommend someone who's done work for them, then you will have a similar experience.

Where a personal recommendation is not feasible, get three or four estimates from local Quorn tradesmen. Study these quotes closely and don't always go with the cheapest quote, because this will often not be the best. See if you can get written guarantees for the standard of their workmanship, so if things do happen to go awry you've got some recourse to compensation.

A specialist cat flap installer in Quorn will provide you with a good quality product, expertly fitted, and which will last you, and your cat, for many years.

THE CONVENIENCE OF CAT FLAPS

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

  1. Better Control: Advanced cat flaps, some of which are programmable, can be coordinated with your cat's microchip or a bespoke collar tag, ensuring that the flap is solely used by your cat and allowing complete management of their entry and departure.
  2. Less Litter Box Odours: Granting your cat outdoor access for toilet purposes could lead to a decrease in litter box usage, potentially requiring less frequent cleaning and reducing odours within your home.
  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 exit and entry.
  4. Less Door Scratching: Tired of shredded door frames? The frustration of waiting to be let in and out can prompt destructive scratching near doors. Cat flaps offer an alternative access point, potentially curbing this undesired behaviour.
  5. Enhanced Security: Many cat flaps are equipped with locking mechanisms that can be set to allow entry only to specific cats or to keep unwanted visitors out. This feature enhances home security by preventing the entry of stray animals or potential threats.
  6. Convenience for Owners: Owners no longer find it necessary to break their regular daily patterns to let their cats in or out. This ease is especially pertinent for those juggling busy schedules or who have uneven work hours.
  7. Independence for Cats: Providing outdoor access for exploration and exercise, and catering to their curiosity, cat flaps align with the independent disposition of cats, promoting better health and enhancing their happiness.
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Cat flaps can be installed in Quorn and also in: Swithland, Woodthorpe, Seagrave, Woodhouse Eaves, Walton on the Wolds, Rothley, Cossington, Nanpantan, Cotes, Woodhouse, together with these postcodes LE12 8BS, LE12 8BQ, LE12 8PE, LE11, LE12 8ET, LE12 8SH, LE12 8EZ, LE12 8BH, LE12 8EU, and LE12 8FP. Local Quorn cat flap fitters will most likely have the postcode LE12 and the phone code 01509. Verifying this can ensure you are accessing a locally based cat flat fitter. Quorn householders are able to benefit from these and numerous other similar services. In need of a cat flap? Click on the "Quote" banner and find trusted professionals to provide free cat flap installation estimates.

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Cat flap weatherproofing holds immense importance in safeguarding the comfort and safety of indoor and outdoor cats. The feline benefits from a warm and dry environment due to a properly weatherproofed cat flap, which prevents draughts, rain and wind from seeping into the house. Superior quality insulating materials and seals in cat flaps ensure a tight barrier against the weather. Installing a weatherproof tunnel extension is an additional consideration to shield the entryway from harsh weather conditions. Routine maintenance, such as the inspection of seals for wear and tear, is vital to ensure the cat flap remains effective in offering a weather-protected and cozy space for your furry friend. (84696 - Cat Flap Weatherproofing Quorn)

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Also find: Rothley cat flap fitters, Swithland cat flap fitters, Cossington cat flap fitters, Cotes cat flap fitters, Woodthorpe cat flap fitters, Woodhouse Eaves cat flap fitters, Nanpantan cat flap fitters, Woodhouse cat flap fitters, Walton on the Wolds cat flap fitters, Seagrave cat flap fitters and more. Cat flap installation services are available in pretty much all of these towns and localities. Making certain that your cat flap is securely and correctly installed on your home is where their expertise and skill truly shines. Professional installation ensures that your cat flap not only satisfies your pet's needs but also complements your home's aesthetic and adheres to safety standards. To get cat flap installation quotes, local householders can go here.

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(This cat flap fitter Quorn page was updated on 14-05-2024)