Cat Flap Fitter Stubbington

Stubbington Cat Flap Installation & Repair

Cat Flap Fitter Stubbington Hampshire (PO14): Installing a cat flap to an exterior door or wall in your Stubbington property provides your cat with the freedom and independence it needs to live a life of contentment. Cats are inclined to get irritated and crabby when constantly kept inside, and not able to roam free. Having easy access to world outside by means of a cat flap will help your furry friend to keep fit, both mentally and physically. However, what sort of cat flap is better for your situation?

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The simplest sort of cat flap is essentially that. A hole is cut into an external door and a bendable material is fixed over the gap to offer a bit of protection from the weather. Whilst this may be appropriate in a shed door or garden fence panel, the majority of cat owners in Stubbington would no doubt prefer something a tad more secure and weatherproof for a main door to their home.

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Because this solution can allow other cats or animals to enter your home, it's not at all recommended, though it can be enhanced to some extent by holding the flap in place by adding a magnetic strip.

Magnetically operated, infra-red or RF chip styles of cat flap, are the next step up from the basic magnetic strip variation. 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 won't be able to open the flap and leave or get into your house, therefore preventing some undesirable visitors. The downside is that any other moggy in the area that's got a similar collar will be able to access your home with this sort of cat flap installed. Even these cat flaps can be upgraded to a certain extent with an RF cat flap and collar system featuring a user programmed unique identifier. Access is limited to your feline friend alone, delivering an additional layer of control and security.

The kind of cat flap that is can be triggered by your pet's own micro-chip, is the next level in feline access security. You need to enter the unique number of your cat's micro-chip into the memory the cat flap (which is battery powered), and if you've got several cats it will accept multiple entries. The flap will be unfastened when your cat is close-by, only permitting entry or exit to pets that have a micro-chip.

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Whenever you're purchasing a cat flap, you should make sure that it's of a type that can be locked. For added security, the majority of cat flaps feature a four way locking system nowadays. This makes it possible for your cat flap to be locked fully, permit only exit from your home, permit only entrance into your property, or have two way entry and exit capability. This provides you with a variety of alternatives on precisely how your cat flap works at all times of the day and night. Some higher end models can be set to perform different functions according to the time of day, in line with yours and your pet's requirements.

If you're fairly decent at do-it-yourself, putting in your own cat flap should not be too much of a challenge, if you have a solid wood door on your house in Stubbington. However, if it has to be fitted into a double glazed window panel or in a reinforced uPVC door, you shouldn't even attempt to tackle it on your own. These situations call for the expertise and skills of an experienced cat flap fitter or odd job man, who is sure to have have all the equipment and knowledge for this sort of installation.


Double Glazing Installation - If you happen to hire somebody 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. It is simply not possible to install a new cat flap into a double glazing door panel or window pane. Drilling or cutting into any kind of double glazing will ruin its strength and security, as well as its thermal properties. The double glazing will be made unsafe, and it should never be attempted in any circumstances.

It is necessary to obtain a new double glazing unit made especially for this purpose by a glazing firm, and your chosen Stubbington cat flap installer will measure your current pane and put in an order for the new one. As a part of its construction this new pane will have a pre-cut hole, which the cat flap can be fitted snugly into. This is the only way to fit a cat flap in an existing double glazed or patio door, even though it may take a week or so to produce. After construction, the old glass unit will be removed, and the brand new one put in its place. The installing of the cat flap can then be completed.

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Exterior Wooden Doors - Solid wood door panels are, as stated earlier, the simplest alternatives for cat flap installation in Stubbington. If you're hesitant about cutting a hole in your back or front door, it's a good move to call a professional to undertake the project for you. This should give you the peace of mind that you'll finish up with a professionally fitted cat friendly flap, and that the project has been undertaken correctly and without causing harm to your door.

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uPVC Door Panels - It is quite feasible to install a cat flap into a uPVC door. Nonetheless, certain uPVC door panels are lined with steel for further security, which can cause some problems. A one-piece panel enables simpler installation, so if you've got a slatted uPVC door, it may be cheaper to exchange this panel for a single pane style.

Wall Installation - If you don't really wish to cut holes in your doors, whether for aesthetic or security reasons, you could always have a cat flap installed in an exterior wall. Requiring far more expertise and equipment, a wall cat flap install is certainly best left to a professional, if it's to be executed successfully. You could decide on a straight through tunnel style, or even a right angle version that allows entry via a pillar. With this kind of installation a metal or plastic, square open ended insert is fitted into a square shaped hole made into your wall. A cat flap is then attached to both sides of the hole.

Replacing Your Existing Cat Flap in Stubbington - If you already have a cat flap installed on your door, window or wall, but it is damaged or not working correctly, the existing hole can hopefully still be used for the installation of a new one. You local cat flap fitter will be able to remove the old cat flap, without harming the surrounding window, door or wall, and fit a brand new flap for your cat.

If the new cat flap is going to be installed in a pre-cut hole in a double glazing panel, you must ensure that the glass has been cut and installed accurately. If it's found that corners were cut with the previous installation, the pane must be taken out and substituted to avoid any security and safety problems with the new cat flap.


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Whether you need your cat flap installed on a door, window or wall, you'll find that there are a number of different specialist cat flap fitters, handyman contractors and even double glazing merchants in the Stubbington area who'll be able to help. There are several ways of locating a reputable cat flap installer, and few come close to the option of asking friends and neighbours. If they have had similar work completed by a local Stubbington tradesman themselves, and been happy with the result, you can reasonably expect that they'll do a first-rate job for you too.

If you cannot find an installation specialist through recommendations, always try to get 2 or 3 different price quotes before coming to a decision, and keep in mind that cheapest is often not best. See if you can get written warranties for the standard of their workmanship, so that if things do go amiss you have some recourse.

A professional cat flap installation contractor in Stubbington will supply you with a good quality product, adeptly fitted, and one that will last you, and your pussy-cat, for a good few years.

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Cat flaps can be fitted in Stubbington and also nearby in: Funtley, Catisfield, Meon, Cemast, Little Posbrook, Hill Head, Sarisbury, Bridgemary, Park Gate, Rowner, Titchfield, together with these postcodes PO14 2LZ, PO14 2LF, PO14 2JF, PO14 2HW, PO14 3HD, PO14 3SP, PO14 3RB, PO14 3PJ, PO14 2RY, and PO14. Locally based Stubbington cat flap fitters will probably have the dialling code 01329 and the postcode PO14. Checking this out can confirm that you're accessing a local cat flat fitter. Local property owners can benefit from these and various other comparable services. Click on the "Quote" banner to to make enquiries and obtain cat flap installation quotes.

Cat Flap Weatherproofing

To ensure the well-being and comfort of both indoor and outdoor cats in Stubbington, it is essential to weatherproof their cat flaps. Rain, wind, chilly draughts, and extreme temperatures are shielded from cats by a well-weatherproofed cat flap, which serves as an effective barrier against the elements. This protective approach has a positive impact on both their safety and their overall quality of life.

The process of weatherproofing a cat flap entails the choice of suitable design characteristics and materials capable of enduring diverse climatic conditions. Top-quality seals around the edges of the cat flap are vital to prevent rainwater from seeping indoors, which will ensure a dry environment. Cold draughts can be a significant discomfort for cats, affecting their overall contentment and health. Insulating materials are an essential element of successful weatherproofing, because they help to maintain a pleasant indoor temperature, protect felines from chilling draughts, and ensure they remain warm.

Weatherproofing a cat flap is even more crucial for cat owners in Stubbington whose feline companions venture outside. Rain, strong winds or cold temperatures can all put a cat's health at risk. An effectively weatherproofed cat flap becomes an essential lifeline for cats, offering them a comfortable and safe entrance to the house.

An extra level of protection can be provided by installing a weatherproof tunnel extension alongside the cat flap. This extension serves as a buffer zone, minimising the direct impact of harsh weather conditions on the entrance. It gradually brings the cat from the outdoor environment to the indoor sanctuary by creating a helpful transition space. Moreover, this tunnel extension helps to keep rainwater and debris away from the immediate vicinity of the cat flap, thereby extending its longevity.

Routine maintenance is just as important retain the cat flap's weatherproofing effectiveness. Checking the seals for wear and tear and ensuring they remain intact is vital. Weather exposure and usage over the years can lead to seal deterioration, potentially causing leaks. To maintain dependable and functional weatherproofing measures, Stubbington cat owners should deal with any issues swiftly. (51847 - Cat Flap Weatherproofing Stubbington)

Stubbington Cat Flap Installation Tasks

Stubbington Cat Flap Installation Tasks

There is a range of work that can be conducted by your local Stubbington cat flap fitter including Petsafe cat flap installation, cat flap repair in Stubbington, automatic cat flap installations, conservatory cat flap installation, cat flap removal, infrared cat flap installation, the fitting of magnetic cat flaps into composite doors, cat flap installation in doors, cat flaps in patio doors in Stubbington, the installation of magnetic cat flaps into metal skinned doors in Stubbington, cat flap installation in glass doors, cat flap installation in walls, the installation of electronic cat flaps into porches, Sureflap cat flap installation, pet flap installation in Stubbington, the fitting of magnetic cat flaps into double gazing, cheap cat flaps, microchip cat flap installation, cat flap replacement in Stubbington, cat flaps in double glazed doors, cat flap installation rates, the installation of dog flaps, the fitting of magnetic cat flaps into French doors Stubbington, cat flap installation in wooden doors, Staywell cat flap installations Stubbington, and lots more. If there happen to be some other Stubbington cat flap requirements that you need but cannot see here, you can mention them on the QUOTE FORM provided. Listed are just some of the duties that are undertaken by those installing cat flaps. Stubbington providers will keep you informed about their entire range of services.


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Also find: Funtley cat flap fitters, Cemast cat flap fitters, Sarisbury cat flap fitters, Little Posbrook cat flap fitters, Titchfield cat flap fitters, Hill Head cat flap fitters, Rowner cat flap fitters, Park Gate cat flap fitters, Bridgemary cat flap fitters, Meon cat flap fitters, Catisfield cat flap fitters and more. It is possible to get cat flaps installed in pretty much all of these locations. Their expertise and skill becomes priceless in ensuring the secure and correct installation of your cat flap on your home. Professional installation of your cat flap guarantees that it will address your furry friend's needs and seamlessly harmonise with your home's safety and aesthetic protocols. To get cat flap installation quotes, local householders can click here. So, why not get started on your cat flap installation right away!

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