Cat Flap Fitter Tetbury

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Cat Flap Fitter Tetbury Gloucestershire (GL8): Installing a cat flap doesn't just save you the trouble of opening the door every time the cat wishes to stroll in or out, it also gives your cat extra independence and boosts it's all round quality of life. Cats are quite like humans in a lot of ways, and will often show signs of irritability and frustration if kept inside for lengthy periods of time. Having a cat that is both mentally and physically fit, is just one of the positive aspects of giving your furry friend access to the outside world via a cat flap. So, you think it's a good idea, but what is perfect kind of cat flap for your pet?

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The most basic sort of cat flap, is just that. A bit of bendable material hung over a hole in a doorway to allow a cat to pass through, but keep the elements out. The majority of cat owners in Tetbury would favour something a bit more weatherproof and secure for an outside door to their property, although this may be appropriate for a garden fence panel or outhouse door.

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This basic model is still far from perfect because it allows other cats or creatures to get into your home, but it can be improved on by adding a magnetic strip to hold the flap in place.

Magnetically controlled, RF chip or infra-red designs of cat flap, are a step up from the basic magnetic strip variation. With this form of cat flap, your cat must wear a collar featuring an IR, RF chip or magnet. No animal will be able to access or leave your property unless it is equipped with this special collar. Once again this is a pretty simple form of cat flap, as any other cat in the Tetbury area who has a similar model of collar could perchance get into your house. An improvement to this equipment is an RF cat flap/collar system which contains a unique identifier that can be programmed by the cat's owner.

A model of cat flap which is can be operated by your cat's own microchip, is the next step-up in feline entry security. The memory of these battery powered cat flaps can be programmed with one or more microchip details (if you have more than one cat), to provide exclusive access. Entry and exit can only be accomplished by microchipped animals, and the flap will be unlocked when you cat is close by.

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Whenever you're purchasing a cat flap, you should ensure that it is of a type that can be locked. Most cat flaps sold these days boast a four way locking mechanism. This allows your cat flap to be fully locked, enable entrance into your house only, permit exit from your premises only, or have two way entry and exit functionality. This provides you with a number of alternatives on exactly how your cat flap works at all times of the day and night. In keeping with yours and your pet's needs, there's even the option to perform specific functions according to the time of day, with a few of the more advanced models.

Fitting a cat flap by yourself can be really simple if you've got a solid wood door, and decent do-it-yourself skills. However, if it needs to be installed into a double glazed window or in a reinforced PVC door, you should not even attempt to tackle it by yourself. These situations call for the skills and expertise of a specialist cat flap fitter or handyman, who'll have all the knowledge and equipment for this kind of installation project.


Double Glazing Installation - If you bring in a so-called "tradesman" who, while trying to install your cat flap, starts to drill a hole in a double glazing door or window panel, immediately send them on their way. New cat flaps can't be mounted into pre-existing double glazed window or door panels. Any kind of double glazed unit will be ruined by drilling or cutting into it, and will damage its thermal insulation attributes, strength and security. It should in no circumstances be attempted and will render the double glazing unsafe.

It is necessary to get a new double glazed panel made especially for this purpose by a glazing firm, and your local Tetbury cat flap fitter will measure your existing panel and order a brand new one. As a part of its construction this new pane will have a pre-cut hole, which your cat flap can be fitted neatly into. This is really the only way to install a cat flap in an existing patio or double glazed door, even though it can take a week or two to produce. Once you've acquired your new adapted glass pane, the old one can be taken out and the new panel installed. The fitting of your cat flap can then be concluded.

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Exterior Wooden Doors - Timber door panels are, as previously mentioned, the simplest options for installing a new cat flap in Tetbury. If you're unsure about making a hole in your front or back door, it's it may be better to contact an expert to do the work for you. This kind of task will not be too expensive and is worth doing properly, if getting your cat flap installed by a professional offers you that added peace of mind.

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uPVC Door Panels - Cat flaps can generally be installed into uPVC doors. It pays to know the interior construction, since some uPVC doors have a steel lining for further security. The models of door with a one piece panel are the easiest for cat flap installation, so if yours has a slatted style panel, it may be easier to swap this for a single panel.

Wall Installation - If, for either aesthetic or security reasons, you don't wish to have a chunk cut out of a door, you could always opt to install the cat flap on an exterior wall of your home. Calling for a lot more expertise and equipment, a wall cat flap install is definitely better left to a specialist, if it's to be accomplished successfully. You can decide on a straight through tunnel style, or maybe a right angle version that allows access via a pillar. This installation calls for a square shaped hole being made through the wall of your choice, into which a metal or plastic, square open ended insert is fitted. Each end of the hole is then fitted with a cat flap so your feline friend can exit and enter the house whenever it desires.

Replacing Your Existing Cat Flap in Tetbury - If your wall, door or window is already fitted with a cat flap, but it has stopped working effectively, or is damaged, it is possible to fit a replacement into the current hole. A decent cat flap fitter in Tetbury will be capable of removing the unwanted cat flap, and fix a new one in its place without harming the window, wall or door.

Before installing the new cat flap in a double glazed panel that has been pre-cut, making sure that the current glass has been manufactured, cut and installed accurately is vital. If it's found that corners were cut with the previous installation, the pane will have to be taken out and exchanged to avoid any security and safety issues with the new flap.


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Whether you want your cat flap mounted on a window, door or wall, you'll find that there are many different professional cat flap fitters, handymen and even double glazing suppliers in the Tetbury area who'll be able to help. It might be possible to ask friends and neighbours for recommendations when it comes to locating a good cat flap installer. If they have had similar work carried out by a local Tetbury tradesman themselves, and been pleased with the outcome, you can consider that they will likewise do an excellent job for you.

If you cannot find a cat flap fitter through recommendation, always obtain three or four different estimates before coming to a final decision, and bear in mind that the cheapest is often not the best. Enquire about any guarantees or warranties they might provide for their standard of workmanship and ensure it's backed up in writing, in case something should go awry.

If you take care and pick a competent Tetbury cat flap specialist you'll be rewarded with a quality product, which is professionally installed, and will serve you and your pet for many years to come. And when all is said and done - quality is key.

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Cat flaps can be fitted in Tetbury and also in: Horsley, Culkerton, Willesley, Cherington, Trull, Westonbirt, Filands, Knockdown, Little Larkhill, Doughton, Brokenborough, Avening, Kingscote, Long Newnton, Long Furlong, together with these postcodes GL8 8AU, GL8 8GZ, GL8 8EU, GL8 8BW, GL8 8ES, GL8 8DD, GL8 8GJ, GL8 8DW, GL8 8EL, and GL8 8DN. Local Tetbury cat flap fitters will likely have the postcode GL8 and the telephone dialling code 01666. Checking this can ensure you are accessing a local cat flat fitter. Tetbury residents are able to utilise these and lots of other comparable services. By clicking on the "Quote" banner you can obtain cat flap installation quotes from nearby providers.

Automatic Cat Flap Installation

With automatic cat flaps, cat owners in Tetbury can enjoy the reassurance that comes with knowing their furry friends can come and go as they please without compromising their security. These flaps use leading-edge technology such as RFID chips and sensors to detect the presence of the cat and open the door for them, making sure that only authorised pets can enter the home. Automatic cat flaps with customisable unlock and lock times empower pet owners to monitor their pets' access while at the same time enhancing the security of their property. One of the main benefits of automatic cat flaps is that they eliminate the need for manual assistance, allowing cats to have access to the outdoors even when their owners are not in the home. Moreover, automatic cat flaps can prevent unwelcome creatures or animals from entering the home, promoting a more secure and pleasant atmosphere for pets and humans alike.... READ MORE.

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To ensure the well-being and comfort of both outdoor and indoor cats, it is essential to weatherproof their cat flaps. Cold draughts, wind, rain, and extreme temperatures are shielded from cats by an effective barrier against the elements: a well-weatherproofed cat flap. Their safety is contributed to by this protective approach, and it also enhances their overall quality of life.

Weatherproofing a cat flap involves selecting the correct design features and materials that can withstand varying weather conditions. High-quality seals around the cat flap edges are essential to prevent rainwater from seeping indoors, which will ensure a dry and pleasant environment. The significant discomfort caused by cold draughts can affect the overall contentment and health of cats. Maintaining a pleasant indoor temperature, protecting felines from chilling draughts, and ensuring they remain warm are all benefits of effective weatherproofing that also uses insulating materials. (13579)

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There is a range of work that can be undertaken by your local Tetbury cat flap fitter including the installation of microchip cat flaps into uPVC doors, Catmate cat flap installations, Sureflap cat flap installations, cat flap installation price quotes Tetbury, the fitting of cat flaps into double gazing, cat flaps in patio doors, cat flap weatherproofing, the installation of infrared cat flaps into single glazing, the installation of magnetic cat flaps into composite doors, magnetic cat flaps Tetbury, automatic cat flap installations in Tetbury, cat flap upgrades, 4-way cat flap installation Tetbury, cat flap installation services, Staywell cat flap installation, microchip cat flap installation, electronic cat flap installations in Tetbury, conservatory cat flap installation Tetbury, small cat flaps in Tetbury, the installation of microchip cat flaps into conservatories, magnetic cat flap installation in Tetbury, Petsafe cat flap installations, cat flap installation in wooden doors Tetbury, replacement cat flaps, cat flap draughtproofing, and lots more. If there are other Tetbury cat flap requirements that you want but don't see here, you can mention them on the QUOTE FORM provided. These are just an example of the activities that are handled by people specialising in cat flaps. Tetbury providers will let you know their full range of cat flap installation services.


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Also find: Culkerton cat flap fitters, Cherington cat flap fitters, Filands cat flap fitters, Little Larkhill cat flap fitters, Doughton cat flap fitters, Kingscote cat flap fitters, Long Newnton cat flap fitters, Trull cat flap fitters, Knockdown cat flap fitters, Horsley cat flap fitters, Avening cat flap fitters, Westonbirt cat flap fitters, Willesley cat flap fitters, Long Furlong cat flap fitters, Brokenborough cat flap fitters and more. Cat flap installation services are available in all these areas. When it comes to fitting your cat flap correctly and securely on your property, their expertise is invaluable. You can have confidence in the fact that a professionally installed cat flap will cater to your furry friend's needs while also fitting in with your home's aesthetic and safety needs. By clicking here, cat flap installation quotes are accessible to local cat owners. Why not start your cat flap installation right away?

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(This cat flap fitter Tetbury article was last updated on 14-05-2024)