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Cat Flap Fitter Wednesfield West Midlands (WV11): Installing a cat flap to an external wall or door in your Wednesfield house provides your cat with the freedom and independence it needs to live a life of contentment. When continuously kept indoors, cats much like people, will get crabby and irritated. Having accessibility to outside world by means of a cat flap will help your cat to remain fit, both physically and mentally. If this seems like a good option for you, what form of cat flap should you put in?

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Essentially, a cat flap at its most fundamental is just that. A hole is cut in an outside door and a flexible material is placed over it to give some protection from the elements. Even though this might be appropriate in an outhouse door or garden fence panel, most cat owners in Wednesfield would no doubt prefer something a little more weatherproof and secure for an outside door to their property.

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Because this option can allow other cats or creatures to enter your home, it is not at all recommended, though it can be improved on a bit by keeping the flap in position with the addition of a magnetic strip.

A step up from the magnetic strip pattern are infra-red or RF chip, magnetically operated cat flaps. This involves your cat wearing a collar that's got either an IR, RF chip or magnet encased inside it. Unless an animal is equipped with one of these special collars, it won't be able to open the flap and leave or access your home, hence preventing some unwanted visitors. The downside is that any other cat in the area who's got a similar model of collar might be able to get into your house with this kind of cat flap. RF cat flaps and collar systems are the upgraded version of these devices as they can be programmed by the user to recognise a unique identifier, distinct to your cat. With this, an added layer of security and control is established to make sure that only your purrfect companion gains access.

Picking a cat flap which can identify your cat's own microchip, is the next step-up in entrance devices for felines in Wednesfield. The details of your cat's microchip are entered into the cat flap's memory (multiple entries are possible if you have more than one cat). The flap will be unfastened when your cat is in close proximity, only permitting access to animals that have a micro-chip.

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Being able to lock it in place is important regardless which cat flap you are purchasing. Nowadays, almost all cat flaps available on the market feature a 4-way locking mechanism for extra flexibility. This means that it has the capability to permit only admittance into your property, be locked fully, permit exit from your house only, or be put in two way exit and entry mode. This provides full control over the functioning of your cat flap both during the day and throughout the night. Some high end cat flaps can be set to carry out specific functions in accordance with the time of day, based on yours and your cat's needs.

If you've got a timber door in your property in Wednesfield, installing a cat flap yourself shouldn't be too difficult. But, if you're planning to fit it into a reinforced PVC door or in a double glazed window, you must seek outside assistance. These kinds of fittings call for a professional installation by a trustworthy cat flap installer or odd job man with the necessary equipment and skills.


Double Glazing Installations - If you employ somebody who attempts to drill a hole in your double glazing to put in your new cat flap, stop them without delay and request that they leave. It isn't possible to fit a new cat flap into a double glazed window pane or door panel. Drilling holes in any sort of double glazing will ruin its strength and security, along with its thermal insulation properties. It should in no circumstances be attempted and will make your double glazing unsafe.

A specialist cat flap installer will measure your current double glazing unit and have a local glazing company knock up a new one. So the cat flap can be neatly fitted into it, this new double glazed pane will be provided with a pre-cut hole as an integral part of its construction. You might have to wait two weeks or so for this special pane to be made, however if you need a cat flap installed into a pre-existing patio or double glazed door, this is basically the only way to do it. Once you've taken possession of your new glass panel, the old one can be taken out and the new pane installed. The installation of your cat flap can then be completed.

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External Wooden Doors - As stated earlier in this article, wooden doors are the least complicated alternative in relation to installing a new cat flap on your house in Wednesfield. If you're a bit dubious about making a sizeable hole in your front door, you may be better off contacting an expert cat flap fitter or handyman instead. A project like this should not be expensive and will provide you with peace of mind that your pet will be using an expertly installed flap.

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

Wall Installation - If you do not really wish to cut holes in your doors, whether for aesthetic or security reasons, you could always have a cat flap installed within an outside wall. Requiring far more equipment and skill, a wall cat flap installation is undoubtedly better left to a professional, if it is to be accomplished correctly. Nearly all cat flap installations in walls are a simple straight tunnelled style, however right angled access via a pillar can also be achieved. A square shaped hole will need to be cut through your wall, into which is inserted a plastic or metal, square open ended tube. A suitable cat flap can then be installed on each side of the hole.

Replacing Your Existing Cat Flap in Wednesfield - If you've already got a cat flat, but it's either broken or not functioning properly, the existing hole in your window, door or wall can be used for a replacement providing that the new flap is of a similar size. A trusted cat flap fitter in Wednesfield will be able to remove your old cat flap, and fix a brand new one as a replacement without damaging the wall, window or door.

When your cat flap installation involves insertion into a pre-cut hole in a double glazing panel, it will be necessary to check that this was previously done correctly, before fitting the new flap. The glass pane will need to be removed and replaced to avoid any safety and security issues, if it is found this is not the case and a bodge job was made of the original installation.


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In and around Wednesfield there are a number of handymen, professional cat flap fitters and even double glazing companies who offer cat flap fitting services for windows, doors or walls. There are various ways of locating a reliable cat flap fitter, and few compare with the option of asking friends and family. If they are prepared to recommend an individual who they have used, you can guarantee that you will be happy also.

If it isn't feasible to get recommendations from your contacts, you should make an effort to get three or four different quotes from local handymen before deciding. It's generally wise not to automatically opt for the cheapest offer. Check if they provide any guarantees or warranties for the quality of their workmanship, so that you've got some recourse for compensation if something unfortunately goes amiss when the work is undertaken.

A specialist cat flap installer in Wednesfield will supply you with a quality product, expertly fitted, and that will last you, and your furry friend, for a good few years.

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Cat flaps can be installed in Wednesfield and also nearby in: Westcroft, New Invention, Moseley Village, Lane Head, Ashmore Park, New Cross, Heath Town, Wolverhampton, Shortheath, Wood End, Park Village, Portobello, Bushbury, and in these postcodes WV11 3NB, WV11 3JN, WV12 5GH, WV12 9AQ, WV11 3NL, WV11 3LD, WV13 3SQ, WV11 9AZ, WV11 3DZ, WV11 2PG. Local Wednesfield cat flap fitters will most likely have the postcode WV11 and the dialling code 01902.

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Maintaining the safety and comfort of indoor and outdoor cats, cat flap weatherproofing is crucial. A dry and warm environment for the feline is achieved by a properly weatherproofed cat flap, preventing wind, draughts and rain from seeping into the house. Look for cat flaps designed with superior quality insulating materials and seals to create a tight barrier against the elements. Think about, additionally, the installation of a weatherproof tunnel extension to shield the entryway from harsh weather conditions. Cat owners must prioritize routine maintenance, such as checking seals for damage and deterioration, to keep the cat flap effective in providing a comfortable and weather-protected space for your furry friend. (97531)

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Also find: Ashmore Park cat flap fitters, New Cross cat flap fitters, Lane Head cat flap fitters, Heath Town cat flap fitters, Park Village cat flap fitters, Bushbury cat flap fitters, Moseley Village cat flap fitters, Wood End cat flap fitters, New Invention cat flap fitters, Westcroft cat flap fitters, Portobello cat flap fitters, Shortheath cat flap fitters and more. There are companies who fit cat flaps in the majority of these localities. Their expertise is invaluable when it comes to ensuring that your cat flap is securely and properly fitted on your property. The assurance that your cat flap meets your canine companion's needs and conforms to your home's aesthetic and safety standards comes with its professional installation. By clicking here, cat flap installation quotes are accessible to local homeowners. Need a cat flap installed for your furry companion? Don't delay, get a quote today!

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