Cat Flap Fitter Thornbury

Thornbury Cat Flap Installation & Repair

Cat Flap Fitter Thornbury Gloucestershire (BS35): Putting in a cat flap doesn't only save you the trouble of opening the door every time your cat chooses to go in or out, it also affords your cat more independence and boosts it's all round quality of life. Cats kept indoors, much like people, will often show signs of irritability. When allowed instant access to the world outside with a cat flap, your pet has a much better chance of staying healthy and strong. So, you're sold on the idea, but which is best kind of cat flap for your beloved pet?

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The most basic style of cat flap, is just that. A hole cut in a door with a bendable sheet of material fixed over it, to keep out the elements, but allow the cat climb through. Obviously, this is extremely basic, and will rarely good enough for most Thornbury cat owners, who would doubtless favour something a little more weatherproof and secure for a main door to their property, although it could be appropriate for an outhouse or shed door.

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This basic design can be somewhat improved upon with a magnetic strip to keep the flap in place, but it's still a long way from being ideal as it allows other creatures or cats to get into your house.

Moving on from a magnetic strip are magnetically controlled, infra-red or RF chip models of cat flap. With these, either a magnet, IR or RF chip will be encased in your cat's collar. No animal is going to be able to leave or get into your house unless it's equipped with one of these special collars. The downside is that any other cat in the area that has a similar style of collar could perhaps access your house with this type of cat flap fitted. Even these cat flaps can be enhanced to a certain extent with an RF cat flap and collar system offering a user programmed unique identifier.

Installing a cat flap which can be triggered by your cat's own micro-chip, is the next level in access gadgets for felines. You have to enter the details of your cat's microchip into the cat flap's memory (which is powered by batteries), and if you have more than one pet it will take multiple entries. When your cat is close to the flap, it unlocks and permits just your micro-chipped pets to exit or enter.

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Whenever you're buying a cat flap, you should make sure that it's of a type that can be locked. For extra security, almost all cat flaps boast a four way locking system nowadays. This allows your cat flap to permit exit from your house only, be locked fully, enable only entrance into your home, or have two way exit and entrance capability. This offers total control over the functioning of your cat flap both during the day and throughout the night time. In keeping with yours and your pet's requirements, there is even the possibility to carry out specific functions according to the time of day, with a number of the high end devices.

If you have a wood door on your property in Thornbury, putting in you own cat flap should not be too difficult. But, if you are looking to fit it into a double glazed window panel or in a reinforced uPVC door, you need to ask for outside assistance. These types of fixtures require a professional installation from a dependable cat flap installer or odd job man with the appropriate skills and equipment.


Double Glazing Installation - If you hire someone who attempts to drill a hole in a double glazed panel to put in your new cat flap, stop them right away and ask them to leave. A new cat flap cannot be installed into a pre-existing double glazing window pane or door panel. Any type of double glazed unit will be ruined by drilling a hole in it, and will damage its insulating attributes, security and strength. It should under no circumstances be attempted and will make the double glazing unsound.

An experienced cat flap fitter will take the measurements of the existing double glazing pane and have a local glazing company make a new one. This new glazed pane will arrive with a hole pre-cut as part of its construction where your cat flap will be fitted. This might take a week or so to produce, however it is really the only way to fit a cat flap in an existing patio or double glazed door. Once you've received your new glass panel, the old one can be taken out and the new unit installed. The cat flap can then be mounted.

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Exterior Wooden Doors - As stated earlier in this article, solid wooden doors are the least complicated option with regards to installing a new cat flap on your property in Thornbury. If you are nervous about creating a hole in your front door, it's a good move to call in a specialist to complete the task for you. This should provide you with the satisfaction of knowing that you will wind up with an expertly installed cat friendly flap, and that the project has been done in the right and proper way.

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uPVC Door Panels - uPVC doors can be sometimes be suitable for a cat flap. Having said that, certain uPVC door panels have a steel lining for extra security, which may cause some problems. The easiest kind of installation is in doors with one single panel, therefore if you've got a uPVC door with slatted vertical panels, it may be cheaper and easier in the long run to exchange the slats for a one-piece panel.

Wall Installation - It's also a possibility to have a cat flap mounted into an exterior wall of your house in Thornbury, if you don't wish to have a hole cut in one of your doors, either for aesthetic or security reasons. This type of installation is undoubtedly better left to a professional, because it requires a lot more equipment and skill to accomplish. Most cat flap installations in walls involve a simple straight tunnel style, but right angular access through a pillar is also possible. This installation calls for a neat square hole being cut through the wall of your choice, into which a plastic or metal, square open ended tube is inserted. The cat flap you have chosen is then attached at either end to allow your feline friend to exit and enter as it pleases.

Replacing an Existing Cat Flap in Thornbury - If your door, window or wall already has a cat flap installed, but it has stopped working, or is damaged, it's entirely possible to mount a replacement over the existing cavity. You local cat flap fitter will take off the unwanted cat flap, without damaging the surrounding window, door or wall, and install a new flap for your cat.

When your installation involves insertion into a pre-cut hole in a double glazed panel, it is important to make certain that this was previously done correctly, before attaching the new flap. If the previous installation was bodged, the pane will have to be taken out and substituted to avoid any security and safety problems with the new flap.


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Whether you want your cat flap mounted on a window, wall or door, you'll find that there are handymen, professional cat flap installers and even local glazing merchants in and around Thornbury who'll be able to help. It may be possible to ask friends and relations for recommendations in relation to obtaining a decent cat flap installer. If they're prepared to recommend someone who they have used themselves, you can guarantee that you'll be pleased too.

If you cannot find an installation specialist through recommendations, always get at least 3 different quotes before coming to a decision, please remember that cheapest is often not best. Ask about any guarantees or warranties they might offer for their workmanship and make sure that it is backed up in writing, in case something happens to go wrong.

An experienced cat flap installation contractor in Thornbury will provide you with a top quality product, expertly fitted, and that will last you, and your furry friend, for many years.

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Cat flaps can be installed in Thornbury and also in nearby places like: Cromhall, Olveston, Tockington, Redwick, Alveston, Charfield, Tytherington, Falfield, Aust, Wickwar, Pilning, Rangeworthy, Rudgeway, together with these postcodes BS12 2YL, BS35 2FH, BS35 2HR, BS12 2ED, BS35 9AP, BS35 1SR, BS35 3UT, BS35 1YL, BS12 2NT, and BS35 1EW. Local Thornbury cat flap fitters will probably have the telephone dialling code 01454 and the postcode BS35. Verifying this can make sure that you are accessing a locally based cat flat fitter. Householders in the Thornbury area can utilise these and many other comparable services. By simply clicking on the "Quote" banner you can obtain cat flap installation quotations from local providers.

Automatic Cat Flap Installation

Cat lovers in Thornbury can now provide their furry friends with independent access through the use of automatic cat flaps. High-tech features like RFID chips and sensors enable these flaps to detect the presence of a cat, allowing access only to authorized pets, and preventing unauthorised entry. Some automatic cat flaps can even be designed to unlock and lock at certain times of the day, providing additional security and control for cat owners. Automatic cat flaps provide the capability of allowing cats to go in and out of the house without requiring manual assistance, even when their owners are out. Additionally, automatic cat flaps can prevent unwanted animals or creatures from entering the home, promoting a more secure and pleasant atmosphere for humans and pets alike.... READ MORE.

Thornbury Cat Flap Installation Tasks

Thornbury Cat Flap Installation Tasks

There are a wide array of tasks that can be accomplished by your local Thornbury cat flap fitter including the installation of microchip cat flaps into composite doors, cat flap security, cat flap installation in walls Thornbury, the fitting of infrared cat flaps into conservatories, automatic cat flap installation, pet flap installations, cat flap installation in wooden doors, infrared cat flaps in Thornbury, cat flap installation in glass doors, cat flap repairs in Thornbury, the fitting of infrared cat flaps into metal skinned doors, Sureflap cat flap installation, cat flap accessories, magnetic cat flap installation, Catmate cat flap installations in Thornbury, cat flap draughtproofing, dog flap installations in Thornbury, cat flap positioning advice, Staywell cat flap installations, cat flap installation services, the installation of microchip cat flaps into uPVC doors, Petsafe cat flap installations, the fitting of magnetic cat flaps into single glazing, 4-way cat flap installation, cat flap maintenance & cleaning, glazing services, the fitting of cat flaps into patio doors, large cat flaps, electronic cat flap installation, glazing repair and replacement, and lots more. If there are other Thornbury cat flap requirements that you want but don't see here, you can easily list them on the QUOTE FORM provided. These are just a handful of the duties that are handled by people specialising in cat flaps. Thornbury providers will be happy to tell you about their full range of cat flap installation services.


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Also find: Tockington cat flap fitters, Redwick cat flap fitters, Falfield cat flap fitters, Alveston cat flap fitters, Cromhall cat flap fitters, Olveston cat flap fitters, Tytherington cat flap fitters, Charfield cat flap fitters, Wickwar cat flap fitters, Rangeworthy cat flap fitters, Pilning cat flap fitters, Aust cat flap fitters, Rudgeway cat flap fitters and more. It is possible to get cat flaps installed in all of these areas. Their expertise and knowledge is invaluable when it comes to ensuring that your cat flap is securely and properly fitted on your home. The assurance that your cat flap meets your pet's needs and conforms to your home's safety and aesthetic standards comes with its installation by a specialist. By simply clicking here, cat flap installation quotes are available to local cat lovers.

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(This cat flap fitter Thornbury information was updated on 14-05-2024)