Cat Flap Fitter Southam Warwickshire (CV47): The installation of a cat flap to an external wall or door in your house in Southam, will allow it to live a life of contentment and enjoy it's own little bit of independence. Cats which are kept indoors, much like people, will show signs of irritability. When your precious cat is granted easy access to the outside world by means of , there's a far better likelihood of it staying both mentally and physically fit and healthy. But what kind of cat flap is best for your situation?
The most straightforward type of cat flap, is merely that. A hole cut in a door with a flexible bit of material fixed over it, to keep the weather out, but allow the cat go through. While this may be acceptable for a garden fence panel or shed door, the vast majority of Southam cat owners would no doubt favour something a bit more secure and weatherproof for an outside door to their property.
This uncomplicated model is still a long way from being perfect because it allows other cats or animals a way to enter into your home, however it can be improved on slightly with the addition of magnetic strips to hold the flap in position.
Stepping up from a magnetic strip are magnetically operated, RF chip or infra-red designs of cat flap. With this kind of cat flap, your cat will need to wear a collar boasting a magnet, IR or RF chip. Unless an animal is equipped with this special collar, it won't be able to trigger the flap and leave or access your house, thus avoiding some undesirable visitors. Again this is a relatively basic kind of cat flap, as any other moggy in the area that's got a similar model of collar can access your house. An enhancement to this product is an RF cat flap/collar system which features a unique identifier that can be programmed by the pet's owner.
Installing a cat flap that can be triggered by your cat's own micro-chip, is the next step-up in entry security for felines in Southam. You need to enter the unique number of your cat's microchip into the memory the cat flap (which is powered by batteries), and if you've got several cats it will take multiple entries. When your cat passes close to the flap, it will unlock and permit just your micro-chipped pets to enter or exit.
Regardless which cat flap you buy, it must be capable of being locked in place. Nowadays, most cat flaps available on the market have a 4-way locking mechanism for added security. Which means that it's got the capability to enable only entry into your premises, allow exit from your premises only, be locked fully, or be put in two way entry and exit mode. This provides complete control over the operation of your cat flap both during the day and throughout the night. The wherewithal to carry out specific functions according to the time of day, and based on your pet's and your requirements is also a possibility with some of the higher end brands of cat flap.
If you have a wooden door in your home in Southam, fitting a cat flap yourself shouldn't be too difficult. Although, if it needs to be fitted in a reinforced PVC door or in a double glazed window panel, you should under no circumstances even attempt to tackle it on your own. These types of fittings require a professional installation by a reliable cat flap fitter or carpenter with the necessary skills and equipment.
INSTALLING CAT FLAPS IN SOUTHAM
Double Glazing Installation - If you hire someone who attempts to drill a hole in your double glazing to put in your cat flap, stop them at once and request that they leave. A new cat flap cannot be installed into a pre-existing double glazed door panel or window pane. Any kind of double glazing will be ruined by drilling a hole in it, and will damage its thermal insulation attributes, security and strength. Actually, it makes your glazing unsafe and it should not ever be done.
A specialist cat flap installer will take the measurements of the existing double glazing unit and have a glazing company make a new purpose made pane. So that your cat flap can be neatly installed into it, this new double glazed panel will be provided with a pre-cut hole as part of its construction. This is basically the only way to fit a cat flap in a pre-existing patio or double glazed door, even though it can take a week or two to produce. After construction, your old glass pane can be taken out, and the brand new one put in its place. It's now possible to install and set up your new cat flap.
Exterior Wooden Doors - As mentioned earlier in this article, solid wood doors are the simplest option when it comes to installing a new cat flap on your property in Southam. If you're uncomfortable with making a hole in your front door, it's advisable to bring in a specialist to do the job for you. An undertaking like this should not be expensive and will give you the assurance of knowing that your pet can enjoy an expertly installed flap.
uPVC Door Panels - uPVC doors can be suitable for installing a cat flap. It pays to know the internal construction, since some uPVC door panels are lined with steel for added security. The designs of door with a one piece panel are the simplest for installing cat flaps, so if yours has got a slatted type panel, it may be advisable to swap this for a single pane.
Wall Installation - If, for either aesthetic or security reasons, you do not want to have a hole cut into one of your doors, you could always elect to install the cat flap in an exterior wall of your home in Southam. This type of installation is undoubtedly best left to the pros, as it calls for far more skill and equipment to execute. Most wall cat flap installations are a basic straight tunnelled style, but right angle access through a pillar is also possible. With this sort of installation a metal or plastic, square open ended insert is fitted into a square shaped hole made into your selected wall. Each end of the hole is then fitted with an appropriate cat flap so that your feline friend can exit and enter the house whenever it desires.
Replacing Your Existing Cat Flap in Southam - If you already have a cat flap installed on a door, window or wall, but it is damaged or not working properly, the current hole can, with luck, still be used for installing a new one. You local cat flap fitter will take off the old cat flap, without harming the surrounding wall, window or door, and install a new flap in its place for your cat.
When the cat flap installation involves 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. The panel will need to be removed and substituted to avoid any security and safety issues, if it becomes obvious that this isn't the case and a bodge job was made of the previous installation.
FINDING A CAT FLAP INSTALLER IN SOUTHAM
In the Southam area there are several handymen, professional cat flap fitters and even glazing suppliers who offer cat flap fitting services for doors, windows or walls. There is no better strategy for tracking down an excellent cat flap fitter than by asking friends and relations for referrals. You can be fairly certain that if they have been willing to recommend somebody who's completed work for them, you will likely have a much similar experience.
If it is not feasible to get recommendations from your contacts, you should attempt to get three or four different estimates from local cat flap installers before choosing. It is generally shrewd not to always go with the cheapest quotation. Try to get written warranties or guarantees for the quality of their workmanship, so that if things do happen to go wrong you've got some recourse.
If you take care and pick a reliable Southam cat flap specialist you will be repaid with a superior quality product, that's installed professionally, and will serve yourself and your cat for years to come. And when push comes to shove - quality is key.
Cat flaps can be fitted in Southam and also in nearby places like: Priors Hardwick, Ladbroke, Deppers Bridge, Priors Marston, Harbury, Kites Hardwick, Gaydon, Offchurch, Ufton, Long Itchington, Bascote, Broadwell, Stockton, Napton on the Hill, Bishops Itchington, as well as in these postcodes CV47 1AH, CV47 0JP, CV47 1GU, CV47 2ZT, CV47 0EP, CV47 2PT, CV47 0JG, CV47 1EG, CV47 1PW, CV47 1NW. Local Southam cat flap fitters will most likely have the dialling code 01926 and the postcode CV47. Checking this can confirm that you're accessing a local cat flat fitter. Southam householders will be able to benefit from these and countless other comparable services.
Southam Cat Flap Installation Tasks
There are a whole host of tasks that can be undertaken by your local Southam cat flap fitter including Sureflap cat flap installations in Southam, cat flap upgrades, electronic cat flap installations, the installation of cat flaps into wooden doors, the installation of dog flaps Southam, small cat flaps, 4-way cat flap installation in Southam, the installation of 2-way cat flaps into uPVC doors Southam, infrared cat flaps Southam, the fitting of 2-way cat flaps into composite doors, Petsafe cat flap installation, cat flap installation services Southam, infrared cat flap installation, cat flap installation in uPVC doors in Southam, conservatory cat flap installation, cheap cat flaps, large cat flaps in Southam, cat flap repairs, Staywell cat flap installations, pet flap installation in Southam, the installation of microchip cat flaps into double gazing Southam, cutting out for a cat flap Southam, the installation of 2-way cat flaps into patio doors in Southam, 2-way cat flaps Southam, cat flap installation in glass doors, and lots more. If there are different Southam cat flap requirements that you need but cannot see here, you can easily mention them on the QUOTE FORM provided. These are just some of the duties that are accomplished by those installing cat flaps. Southam specialists will be happy to inform you of their entire range of cat flap installation services.
Cat Flap Fitters Warwickshire
In Warwickshire you'll also locate: Cubbington cat flap installation, Austrey cat flaps, Henley in Arden cat flap fitter, Radford Semele, Lapworth cat flap fitter, Clifton Upon Dunsmore cat flaps, Dunchurch cat flap fitter, Long Compton , Quinton cat flap fitter, Fenny Compton cat flap installers, Lighthorne cat flap installers, Snitterfield , Hurley cat flap installation, Lower Brailes cat flap fitters, Henley in Arden cat flaps, Burton Dassett , Lapworth cat flap installation, Harbury cat flap installers, Snitterfield cat flap fitters, Ansley , Welford on Avon cat flaps, Welford on Avon cat flap fitters, Rowington cat flap installation, Aston Cantlow , Hurley cat flap installers, Bishops Itchington cat flap installation, Napton on the Hill cat flap fitters, Wootton Wawen , Upper Brailes cat flap installation, Quinton cat flaps, Tanworth in Arden cat flap fitters.
Over the length and breadth of Warwickshire there are people and companies who can help you with your cat flap installation, you ought to be able to identify somebody close by, even if you can't find someone suitable in Southam itself.
Warwickshire Cat Flap Enquiries
Latest Warwickshire cat flap installation projects: Layla Watts in Ryton on Dunsmore, Warwickshire was interested in having a magnetic cat flap installed in a hardwood back door. Herbie Knight was looking for someone to install a locking cat flap in a wooden back door in his cottage in Stretton on Dunsmore, Warwickshire. Macey Stuart in Wood End, Warwickshire was looking for someone who could install an infrared cat flap in a wooden front door in her bungalow. Victor Begum in Claverdon, Warwickshire wanted to get a locking cat flap installed in a wooden front door. Erica Hine recently enquired about getting a price for installing an infrared cat flap in a glass front door in a bungalow in Hatton. Kendrick Garland and Sophia Garland recently asked for a quotation for installing a microchip cat flap in a wooden door in a bungalow in Snitterfield, Warwickshire. Albie Whittaker was looking for somebodyClaverdon. Amelia-Grace Benjamin from Salford Priors, Warwickshire asked us "is there a professional ?". All of these homeowners conducted a search for "cat flap fitter Warwickshire" and discovered this website on Bing, Google or Yahoo.
Cat Flap Fitters Near Southam
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People living in the following streets and roads have just recently enquired about cat flap installation services - Cherry Tree Walk, Rainsbrook Close, Watergall Close, Hillyard Road, Warwick Road, Hodnell Drive, Mill Road, Welsh Road East, Warwick Street, Brown's Bridge Road, Welsh Road, Stoneton Close, Heather Close, Merestone Close, Holt Leys, The Bull Yard, Ascote Way, Banbury Road, Newstead Drive, Bull Street, Springs Crescent, Tattle Bank, Mill Close, Welsh Road West, Radbourne Close, as well as these local Southam postcodes: CV47 1AH, CV47 0JP, CV47 1GU, CV47 2ZT, CV47 0EP, CV47 2PT, CV47 0JG, CV47 1EG, CV47 1PW, CV47 1NW. These areas recently saw activity by an expert cat flap fitter. Southam householders were given high quality and dependable cat flap installation services on every occasion.
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