Cat Flap Fitter Stony Stratford

Stony Stratford Cat Flap Installation & Repair

Cat Flap Fitter Stony Stratford Buckinghamshire (MK11): Fitting a cat flap to an exterior door or wall in your Stony Stratford house provides your cat with the freedom and independence it needs to live a life of contentment. In a similar vein to humans, when kept indoors for long periods of time, cats will typically start to show signs of frustration and unease. Having access to the outside world by way of a cat flap will help your cat to keep fit, both mentally and physically. However, what type of cat flap is most suitable in your case?

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A cat flap at its most basic is merely that. A hole in a door with a flexible sheet of material hung over it, to give protection from the elements, but let the cat pass through it. The majority of cat owners in Stony Stratford would doubtless prefer something a bit more weatherproof and secure for an external door to their house, although this might be suitable for a garden fence panel or shed door.

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Since this solution can allow other animals or cats to enter your home, it is not at all recommended, although it can be enhanced a little by holding the flap in place by adding a magnetic strip.

Magnetically controlled, infra-red or RF chip designs of cat flap, are a significant step up from the basic magnetic strip version. In this case, either a magnet, IR or RF chip will be fitted into your cat's collar. No animal will be able to get into or leave your property unless it's fitted with this special collar. The drawback here is that any other moggy in the area that's got a similar model of collar can still gain access to your property when using this kind of cat flap. An enhancement to this equipment is an RF cat flap/collar system which features a unique identifier that can be programmed by the pet's owner.

The next level in feline entry security is to fit the kind of cat flap that recognises your cat's own microchip. You need to enter the details of your cat's micro-chip into the cat flap's memory (which is battery powered), and if you have several cats it will accept multiple entries. Whenever your cat passes close to the flap, it unlocks and permits only your micro-chipped pets to exit or enter.

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Whenever you're buying a cat flap, you must ensure that it is of a type that can be locked. These days, the majority of cat flaps available on the market boast a four way locking mechanism for extra flexibility. Which means that the cat flap can permit only exit from your home, be locked fully, enable admission into your home only, or be set for two way exit and entry. This will provide you with a number of options on exactly how your cat flap operates at all times of the day and night. The facility to carry out specific functions according to the time of day, and based on yours and your cat's needs is also a possibility with some of the top-end models of cat flap.

If you've got a wood door in your house in Stony Stratford, installing a cat flap yourself should not be too difficult. Although, if it needs to be installed into a double glazed window or in a reinforced uPVC door, you should on no account even attempt to tackle it by yourself. Such situations require the expertise and skills of a specialist cat flap fitter or carpenter, who'll have all the knowledge and equipment for this sort of installation project.

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Double Glazing Installation - If you happen to employ somebody who tries to drill a hole in a double glazed panel to put in your new cat flap, stop them at once and request that they leave. New cat flaps can't be fitted into pre-existing double glazing window or door panels. Drilling or cutting into any type of double glazing will destroy its strength and security, along with its thermal attributes. Actually, it makes your glazing unsound and it shouldn't ever be done.

A reliable Stony Stratford cat flap fitter will carefully measure up your existing unit and order a ready prepared one from a local glazing supplier. So that your cat flap can be snugly installed into it, this new double glazed unit will arrive with a pre-cut hole as part of its structure. You might have to wait two weeks or so for this pane to be manufactured, but if you want a cat flap installed in a pre-existing double glazed or patio door, this is the only way to accomplish it. As soon as your new panel of glass shows up, the fitter will take out the old one, and swap it for the brand new "cat flap ready" one. The cat flap can then be mounted.

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Exterior Wooden Doors - The simplest alternative for new cat flap installations in Stony Stratford, as was stated earlier in this article, are solid wooden door panels. If you are somewhat uncomfortable with cutting a sizeable hole in your front or back door, you might be happier getting in touch with an expert cat flap fitter or handyman instead. This kind of project won't be all that expensive and is worth doing correctly, if getting your cat flap professionally installed offers you that additional peace of mind.

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uPVC Door Panels - Cat flaps can generally speaking be fitted into uPVC doors. It pays to know the internal construction, because some uPVC door panels are lined with steel for further security. A one-piece panel allows for easier installation, so if you've got a uPVC door that is slatted, it may be more cost effective to exchange this panel for a single pane model.

Wall Installation - If, for safety or aesthetic reasons, you don't wish to have a chunk cut out of a door, you could always choose to install the cat flap in an outside wall of your property. Needing far more expertise and equipment, a wall cat flap install is definitely better left to the pros, if it is to be executed correctly. There are a couple of options for this kind of installation, including a straight-through tunnel design, or a right angle (through pillar) configuration. Installation involves a square shaped hole being cut through the wall of your choice, into which a metal or plastic, open ended square tube is inserted. A cat flap of your choice is then mounted on both ends to permit your furry pal to exit and enter as it wishes.

Replacing Your Existing Cat Flap in Stony Stratford - If you already have a cat flap fitted on your window, wall or door, but it is broken or not operating correctly, the current hole can, with luck, be re-used for installing a new one. A professional Stony Stratford cat flap fitter will gladly take out your old unit and replace it with a brand new cat flap without causing any harm to the wall, door or window on which it is attached.

When your installation involves insertion into a pre-cut hole in a double glazing panel, it will be essential to make certain that this was previously done correctly, before attaching the new flap. If it's found that the previous installation was a bodge up, the glass will need to be removed and exchanged to avoid any security and safety issues with the new cat flap.

FINDING A CAT FLAP INSTALLER IN STONY STRATFORD

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In and around Stony Stratford there are plenty of handyman contractors, professional cat flap installers and even glazing companies who provide cat flap fitting services in walls, doors or windows. It may be possible to ask friends and relations for recommendations with regards to tracking down a good cat flap specialist. If they're prepared to recommend a tradesman who they've used, you can guarantee that you will be happy as well.

If you cannot find a cat flap installer through recommendation, always acquire at least three different estimates before coming to a final decision, and don't forget that cheapest is often not best. See if you can get written guarantees for the quality of their workmanship, so that if things do go amiss you have some recourse for compensation.

If you take your time and choose a competent Stony Stratford cat flap fitter you will be rewarded with a high quality product, that is professionally installed, and will serve yourself and your pet for many years to come. And when push comes to shove - quality is important.

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Cat flaps can be installed in Stony Stratford and also nearby in: Wolverton Mill, Beachampton, Middle Weald, Fullers Slade, Lower Weald, Puxley, Passenham, Cosgrove, Greenleys, Deanshanger, Old Stratford, Wicken, Calverton, together with these postcodes MK11 1DD, MK11 1AA, MK11 1ES, MK11 1DB, MK11 1EL, MK11 1HU, MK11 1NH, MK11 1HB, MK11 1AG, MK11 1AW. Locally based Stony Stratford cat flap installers will most likely have the dialling code 01908 and the postcode MK11. Verifying this should confirm that you're accessing a local cat flat fitter. Stony Stratford property owners can utilise these and various other similar services.

Stony Stratford Cat Flap Installation Tasks

Stony Stratford Cat Flap Installation Tasks

There are a wide range of tasks that can be completed by your local Stony Stratford cat flap fitter including the installation of magnetic cat flaps into French doors Stony Stratford, replacement cat flaps in Stony Stratford, cat flap installation in glass doors, Petsafe cat flap installations, magnetic cat flap installation, the installation of 2-way cat flaps into wooden doors, 4-way cat flap installation, the installation of microchip cat flaps into porches, the fitting of infrared cat flaps into metal skinned doors in Stony Stratford, cheap cat flaps, cat flaps in uPVC doors Stony Stratford, Staywell cat flap installations, cat flaps in double glazed doors, cat flap installation quotations, conservatory cat flap installation, the fitting of magnetic cat flaps into double gazing Stony Stratford, the fitting of microchip cat flaps into conservatories, electronic cat flap installation, the fitting of infrared cat flaps into composite doors in Stony Stratford, Sureflap cat flap installations, cat flaps in patio doors Stony Stratford, 2-way cat flap installation in Stony Stratford, large cat flaps, cat flap installation in walls, and lots more. If there happen to be some other Stony Stratford cat flap requirements that you want but don't see here, you should list them on the QUOTE FORM provided. Listed are just a small portion of the duties that are performed by people specialising in cat flaps. Stony Stratford professionals will be happy to inform you of their whole range of cat flap installation services.

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Also find: Lower Weald cat flap fitters, Old Stratford cat flap fitters, Passenham cat flap fitters, Wicken cat flap fitters, Beachampton cat flap fitters, Middle Weald cat flap fitters, Calverton cat flap fitters, Cosgrove cat flap fitters, Wolverton Mill cat flap fitters, Deanshanger cat flap fitters, Puxley cat flap fitters, Fullers Slade cat flap fitters, Greenleys cat flap installation services and more. The majority of these locations are catered for by cat flap fitters. Stony Stratford home and property owners can get quotes by clicking here.

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People living in the following streets and areas have recently inquired about cat flap installation services - Hawkins Close, Vicarage Road, Bennet Close, Magdalen Close, Stanbridge Court, Gorricks, Lamva Court, Prospect Road, Willow Lane, Buckley Court, Oxford Street, High Street, Hale Avenue, Hastings, Queen Eleanor Street, Shepherds, Ancell Road, Manse Close, Barford, Milford Avenue, Fegans Court, Clailey Court, Woodside, Horn Lane, as well as the following Stony Stratford area postcodes: MK11 1DD, MK11 1AA, MK11 1ES, MK11 1DB, MK11 1EL, MK11 1HU, MK11 1NH, MK11 1HB, MK11 1AG, MK11 1AW. These places recently saw activity by an expert cat flap fitter. Stony Stratford home and business owners enjoyed dependable and top quality cat flap installation services in all cases.

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(This cat flap fitter Stony Stratford information was revised and updated on 10-08-2022)