Cat Flap Fitter Wendover

Wendover Cat Flap Installation & Repair

Cat Flap Fitter Wendover Buckinghamshire (HP22): Installing a cat flap to an outside wall or door in your Wendover property provides your cat with the independence it needs to live a happy life. Exactly like humans, when kept inside, cats will often show signs of anxiety and frustration. Giving your pet accessibility to outside world by way of a cat flap can help to keep them mentally and physically fit. Naturally, that's not the whole story, because there are various kinds of cat flaps, and deciding which design is best for you and your cat might not be so easy.

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A cat flap at its most basic is just that. A hole is cut into an outside door and a bendable material is fixed over the gap to give protection from the weather. Although this could be appropriate in a garden fence panel or outhouse door, the vast majority of cat owners in Wendover would no doubt prefer something a little more weatherproof and secure for an external door to their house.

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This uncomplicated model is still a long way from being perfect as it allows other cats or creatures a means by which to get into your house, nevertheless it can be improved on by adding magnetic strips to hold the flap in position.

Magnetically controlled, RF chip or infra-red models of cat flap, are a significant step up from the basic magnetic strip version. With this form of cat flap, your cat will have to wear a collar fitted with an RF chip, IR or magnet. Unless an animal is fitted with this special collar, it will not be able to open the flap and leave or access your property, hence keeping out some unwelcome visitors. The point that any other cat in the area that's got a similar model of collar could perchance gain access to your home, is the drawback with this still fairly basic kind of cat flap. RF cat flaps and collar systems are the preferred version of these devices as they can be programmed by the home owner to recognise a unique identifier, specific to your cat.

Installing a cat flap which can be triggered by your pet's own microchip, is the next step-up in entry gadgets for felines in Wendover. The memory of these battery powered cat flaps can be programmed with one or even multiple microchip details (if you have several cats), to provide exclusive access. The flap is unlocked when your cat is in the vicinity, only allowing entry or exit to animals that are microchipped.

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Whichever cat flap you purchase, it must be capable of being locked in place. Nowadays, almost all cat flaps available on the market feature a 4-way locking mechanism for extra security. This allows your cat flap to permit only entrance into your premises, enable only exit from your home, be locked fully, or have two-way exit and entrance functionality. This offers complete control over the functioning of your cat flap both during the day and throughout the night. The facility to perform different functions in accordance with the time of day, and in line with yours and your cat's requirements is also an option with some of the more advanced brands of cat flap.

Installing a cat flap by yourself can be fairly straightforward if you've got a solid wood door on your Wendover property, and respectable DIY capabilities. But, if you are hoping to install it in a reinforced uPVC door or in a double glazed window panel, you should seek outside assistance. This type of installation requires the attention of a professional, and there are dedicated cat flap installers and skilled handymen who are happy to take on such work.


Double Glazing Installations - If your new cat flap is going to be installed in a double glazed door or window panel, and your chosen "tradesman" attempts to drill a hole in it, stop the work right away and give them the boot. It's simply not possible to mount a new cat flap into a double glazing window pane or door panel. Any kind of double glazed unit will be damaged by drilling or cutting into it, and will take away its security, insulating attributes and strength. It should under no circumstances be attempted and renders the double glazing unsafe.

A trustworthy Wendover cat flap fitter will carefully measure up your current pane and order a tailor-made one from a local glazing company. So that the cat flap can be snugly fitted into it, this new double glazed pane will be provided with a pre-cut hole as an integral part of its construction. This can take a week or more to produce, however it is basically the only way to fit a cat flap in an existing double glazed or patio door. Once your new glass panel arrives, the installer will remove the old one, and swap it for the brand new "cat flap ready" one. The cat flap will then be fitted.

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External Wooden Doors - The easiest alternative for cat flap installations in Wendover, as was stated earlier, are timber door panels. If you are a little nervous about making a hole in your back or front door, you might be happier contacting a professional cat flap fitter or handyman instead. This sort of project won't be too costly and is well worth doing properly, if having your cat flap installed by a professional gives you that added reassurance.

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uPVC Door Panels - It's quite feasible to fit a cat flap into a uPVC door. It is necessary to know the internal construction, because some door panels are lined with steel for added security. A one piece door panel enables simpler installation, so if you've got a slatted type uPVC door panel, it might be more cost effective to replace the panel with a single panel type.

Wall Installation - If you don't want to cut a hole in your doors, for security or aesthetic reasons, you could have a cat flap installed in an external wall. This type of installation is definitely better left to the pros, because it calls for much more skill and equipment to accomplish. You'll find there are a couple of options for this type of installation, including a straight-through tunnel design, or a right angular (through pillar) style. A square shaped hole will be cut through your wall, into which is inserted a metal or plastic, open ended square tube. Each end of the hole is then installed with an appropriate cat flap so that your furry friend can exit and enter your home whenever it wishes.

Replacing Your Existing Cat Flap in Wendover - If you've already got a cat flap fitted on your door, wall or window, but it's broken or not working correctly, the current hole can, with luck, be re-used for installing a new one. A trustworthy cat flap fitter in Wendover will efficiently remove the old,unwanted cat flap, and fit a new one as a replacement without causing damage to the surrounding door, wall or window.

If the substitute cat flap is going to be mounted into a pre cut hole in a double glazing pane, you must make certain that the existing glass has been made and installed accurately. If it's found that the previous installation was a bodge job, the panel will have to be taken out and exchanged to avoid any safety and security issues with the new cat flap.


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Whether you need your cat flap fitted in a door, window or wall, you'll find that there are a number of handymen, specialist cat flap fitters and even glazing firms in and around Wendover who will be willing to oblige. There is no better approach to finding a good cat flap installer than by asking neighbours and friends for recommendations. If they have had similar work completed by a local Wendover tradesman, and been pleased with the outcome, you can reasonably expect that they will do a good job for you too.

If you can't find an installation specialist through personal recommendation, always obtain three or four different price quotes before coming to a final decision, and bear in mind that the cheapest may not always be the best. Enquire about any guarantees or warranties they may give for their standard of workmanship and make certain you have it in black and white, just in case something should go amiss.

A specialist cat flap installation contractor in Wendover will provide you with a good quality product, skillfully fitted, and that will last you, and your pussy-cat, for a good few years.

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Cat flaps can be installed in Wendover and also in: Dancers End, Butlers Cross, Terrick, Halton Camp, Great Kimble, Kings Ash, Chalkshire, Stoke Mandeville, Ellesborough, Halton, Nash Lee, Worlds End, Weston Turville, and in these postcodes HP22 6EL, HP22 6HA, HP22 6AF, HP22 6PG, HP22 6PW, HP22 6AP, HP22 6JU, HP22 6PA, HP22 6ND, and HP22 6HP. Local Wendover cat flap fitters will likely have the telephone code 01296 and the postcode HP22. Verifying this should guarantee that you access a locally based cat flat fitter. Householders in the local area will be able to utilise these and many other related services. Do you need a cat flap? Click on the "Quote" banner and find trusted tradespeople to provide you with free quotations for cat flap installation.

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Wendover Cat Flap Installation Tasks

Wendover Cat Flap Installation Tasks

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