Cat Flap Fitter Rugeley

Rugeley Cat Flap Installation & Repair

Cat Flap Fitter Rugeley Staffordshire (WS15): Fitting a cat flap to an exterior wall or door in your Rugeley home provides your cat with the independence and freedom that it needs to live a life of contentment. Cats are inclined to get crabby and irritated when constantly kept indoors, and not able to roam free. Allowing your furry friend easy access to outside world via a cat flap can also help in keeping them mentally and physically fit. But what style of cat flap is most suitable in your case?

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The most straightforward style of cat flap, is merely that. A hole cut in a door with a bendable piece of material hung over it, to provide protection from the weather, but allow the cat climb through. Naturally, this is extremely basic, and will rarely good enough for most Rugeley cat owners, who would favour something a tad more weatherproof and secure for an external door to their house, although it could be appropriate for a fence panel or shed door.

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As this solution will allow other cats or animals to enter your house, it's not at all ideal, although it can be enhanced to some degree by holding the flap in place with the addition of magnetic strips.

Stepping up from a basic magnetic strip are magnetically controlled, infra-red or RF chip variations of cat flap. With this kind of cat flap, your cat must wear a collar fitted with an RF chip, IR or magnet. Unless an animal is equipped with this special collar, it will not be able to open the flap and leave or access your home, therefore avoiding some unwelcome visitors. The drawback here is that any other moggy in the Rugeley area who has a similar style of collar can easily gain access to your property when using this kind of cat flap. Even these cat flaps can be upgraded to some extent with an RF cat flap/collar system containing a user programmed unique identifier.

The next step-up in feline access security is to install the type of cat flap which identifies your pet's micro-chip. You need to enter the number of your cat's micro-chip into the memory the cat flap (which is battery powered), and if you've got more than one cat it will allow multiple entries. The flap will be unfastened anytime your cat is close-by, only permitting exit or entry to animals that have a micro-chip.

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Being able to lock it in position is essential whichever cat flap you're purchasing. Nowadays, almost all cat flaps available on the market have a 4-way locking system for added security. Which means that it has the capability to be fully locked, enable only access into your property, allow only exit from your home, or be put in 2-way entry and exit mode. This will provide you with solutions for all times of day and night, to control precisely how your cat flap works. The ability to carry out different functions in accordance with the time of day, and based on your cat's and your needs is also an option with some of the higher end models of cat flap.

If you've got a wood door on your house in Rugeley, putting in a cat flap yourself shouldn't be too difficult. On no account should you try and fit a cat flap in a reinforced uPVC door or in a double glazed window. This kind of installation calls for the attention of a pro, and there are dedicated cat flap installers and skilled handymen who'll be glad to take on such work.


Double Glazing Installation - If you bring in a so-called "tradesman" who, while trying to fit your new cat flap, starts to drill a hole in a double glazed door or window panel, immediately send them on their way. It isn't possible to mount a new cat flap into a double glazed door panel or window pane. Making holes in the double glazing destroys not only the security and strength of the glazing, but it compromises the insulation attributes too. In fact, it makes your glazing unsound and it should not ever be done.

A reliable Rugeley cat flap installer will carefully measure up your existing pane and order a ready prepared one from a local glazing supplier. This new glazed pane will have a pre-cut hole as an integral part of its structure where the cat flap can be fitted. This is basically the only way to install a cat flap in an existing double glazed or patio door, even though it might take a couple of weeks to produce. After construction, the old glass panel can be taken out, and the brand new one put in its place. The cat flap will then be mounted.

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Exterior Wooden Doors - Wooden door panels are, as we mentioned previously, the simplest options for new cat flap installation in Rugeley. If you are nervous about cutting a hole in your back or front door, it's advisable to bring in a specialist to complete the task for you. This type of undertaking won't be all that expensive and is really worth doing correctly, if having your cat flap professionally installed offers you that additional reassurance.

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uPVC Door Panels - Cat flaps can generally speaking be fitted into uPVC doors. You'll have to establish what the interior structure of you door is, since for additional security some uPVC doors are made with a steel lining. The easiest kind of installation is in doors having one single panel, consequently if you have a uPVC door with slatted vertical panels, it might be easier and cheaper overall to replace the slatted panel with a one-piece panel.

Wall Installation - If you don't want to have a hole cut in your doors, for aesthetic or safety reasons, you can get a cat flap installed within an exterior wall. Calling for considerably more expertise and equipment, a wall cat flap installment is undoubtedly better left to a specialist, if it is to be completed successfully. There are a number of possibilities for this installation, including a straightforward design, or a right angled (through pillar) adaption. This installation calls for a square shaped hole being cut through your wall, into which a plastic or metal, open ended square tube is inserted. A cat flap is then installed on both sides of the hole.

Replacing an Existing Cat Flap in Rugeley - If you already have a cat flat, but it is either broken or not operating properly, the current hole in your window, door or wall can be fitted with a replacement provided that the new flap is of a similar size. A professional Rugeley cat flap fitter will gladly take out your old entry unit and replace it with a fresh cat flap without causing any damage whatsoever to the door, window or wall on which it's mounted.

Before fitting a new flap in a double glazed pane that has been pre-cut, making certain that the current glass has been made, cut and installed accurately is crucial. If corners were cut with the previous installation, the panel must be removed and exchanged to avoid any security and safety problems with the new flap.


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In the Rugeley area there are many handymen, specialist cat flap installers and even glazing companies who provide cat flap fitting services for walls, windows or doors. There is no better strategy for tracking down a reliable cat flap fitter than by asking relatives and friends for referrals. If they have had similar work completed by a local Rugeley tradesman, and been over the moon with the result, you can reasonably expect that they will likewise do a quality job for you.

If you cannot find a cat flap installer through personal recommendation, always try to obtain at least three different estimates before coming to a decision, and don't forget that the cheapest may not always be the best. Check whether they supply any warranties or guarantees for their standard of workmanship, so that you've got some recourse for compensation if something goes amiss when the work is carried out.

If you take care and pick a reputable Rugeley cat flap fitter you will be rewarded with a high quality product, that's installed professionally, and will serve you and your pussy-cat for years to come. And all things considered - quality is the most important thing.

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Cat flaps can be fitted in Rugeley and also in nearby places like: Woseley Bridge, Brereton, Colton, Longdon, Blithbury, Slitting Mill, Colwich, Upper Longdon, Milford, Little Haywood, Great Haywood, Breretonhill, Etchinghill, Rake End, together with these postcodes WS15 1AH, WS15 1DL, WS15 1GB, WS15 1JT, WS15 1DS, ST17 0XR, WS15 1NZ, WS15 1HW, WS15 1JP, WS15 1DN. Local Rugeley cat flap installers will likely have the postcode WS15 and the phone code 01889. Checking this out can make sure that you access a locally based cat flat fitter. Rugeley home and business owners are able to utilise these and lots of other related services.

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There is a range of work that can be accomplished by your local Rugeley cat flap fitter including Sureflap cat flap installations, Catmate cat flap installations Rugeley, small cat flaps in Rugeley, cat flaps in metal doors in Rugeley, large cat flaps, cat flaps in patio doors, electronic cat flaps Rugeley, cat flap installation in uPVC doors, magnetic cat flap installation in Rugeley, cat flap installation prices, automatic cat flap installation in Rugeley, Staywell cat flap installations Rugeley, cat flap positioning advice, 2-way cat flap installation, the fitting of 2-way cat flaps into double gazing in Rugeley, the fitting of infrared cat flaps into porches Rugeley, cat flap installation in walls, Petsafe cat flap installation, cat flap repairs, cheap cat flaps Rugeley, the fitting of microchip cat flaps into single glazing, magnetic cat flaps Rugeley, the fitting of electronic cat flaps into metal skinned doors, conservatory cat flap installations, cat flap upgrades Rugeley, and more. If there happen to be some other Rugeley cat flap requirements that you need but can't see here, you can list them on the QUOTE FORM provided. Listed are just a selection of the activities that are carried out by people specialising in cat flaps. Rugeley specialists will be happy to inform you of their entire range of cat flap installation services.


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Also find: Brereton cat flap fitters, Longdon cat flap fitters, Woseley Bridge cat flap fitters, Little Haywood cat flap fitters, Upper Longdon cat flap fitters, Slitting Mill cat flap fitters, Etchinghill cat flap fitters, Breretonhill cat flap fitters, Blithbury cat flap fitters, Great Haywood cat flap fitters, Rake End cat flap fitters, Colwich cat flap fitters, Milford cat flap fitters, Colton cat flap installation services and more. All of these towns and villages are served by cat flap fitters. Rugeley business and home owners can get cat flap installation quotes by clicking here.

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Cat Flap Installation Around Rugeley Cat flaps have recently been installed in these Rugeley streets and roads - York Close, Power Station Road, East Butts Road, Heron Street, Bishops Grange, Cross Road, Uplands Green, Frank Rogers Walk, Wells Close, Thistle Close, Crestwood Rise, Charnwood Close, Anson Street, Church Street, Highland Way, Fernwood Drive, Pine View, Worchester Close, Colton Road, Wat Tyler Close, Horse Fair, Deanery Close, Bow Street, Elmore Lane, The Pingle, Surrey Close, Lion Street, Antler Drive, St Edwards Green, as well as these local Rugeley postcodes: WS15 1AH, WS15 1DL, WS15 1GB, WS15 1JT, WS15 1DS, ST17 0XR, WS15 1NZ, WS15 1HW, WS15 1JP, WS15 1DN. These places recently saw activity by an expert cat flap fitter. Rugeley residents received trusted and dependable cat flap installation services in all cases.

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(This cat flap fitter Rugeley information was last updated on 12-05-2023)