Cat Flap Fitter Whitchurch

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Cat Flap Fitter Whitchurch Shropshire (SY13): To allow your cat the independence and freedom that it needs to live a life of contentment, you could fit a cat flap to an external door or wall in your Whitchurch property. Cats are just like humans in many ways, and will typically show signs of frustration and anxiety if kept indoors for long periods of time. When your beloved cat is permitted easy access to the world outside via a cat flap, there is a far better chance of it staying both physically and mentally fit. So, you think it's a great idea, but exactly what is perfect sort of cat flap for your precious pet?

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Essentially, a cat flap at its most fundamental is just that. A hole in a door with a flexible sheet of material hung over it, to give protection from the elements, but let the cat climb through. Of course, this is extremely basic, and won't be good enough for most Whitchurch cat owners, who would doubtless favour something a bit more weatherproof and secure for an outside door to their home, although it could be suitable for an outhouse door or garden fence panel.

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This standard design can be to some degree improved on with a magnetic strip to keep the flap in position, however it's still a long way from being ideal since it enables other cats or creatures a way to get into your house.

Magnetically operated, infra-red or RF chip models of cat flap, are the next step up from the magnetic strip version. In this case, either an RF chip, IR or magnet will be encased in your cat's collar. What this means is that any animal that hasn't got a special collar can't access or leave your home. Once again this is a pretty simple form of cat flap, because any other moggy in the area that has a similar style of collar can easily access your home. Even these cat flaps can be upgraded to a certain degree with an RF cat flap/collar system featuring an owner programmed unique identifier. Access is restricted to only your purrfect companion, resulting in an extra layer of security and control.

Choosing a cat flap which can be operated by your pet's own microchip, is the next step-up in access devices for felines. The number of your cat's microchip is entered into the cat flap's memory (multiple entries are possible if you've got more than one cat). The flap will be unfastened whenever your cat is close-by, only permitting entry or exit to animals that are microchipped.

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Whatever cat flap you purchase, it must be capable of being locked in position. Currently, most cat flaps on the market feature a 4-way locking system for added security. This means that it's got the capability to enable only entry into your house, be fully locked, allow exit only, or be put in two-way exit and entry mode. This offers complete control over the operation of your cat flap both throughout the day and during the night. The facility to perform particular functions according to the time of day, and in keeping with your cat's and your requirements is also a possibility with some of the more expensive brands of cat flap.

Fitting a cat flap by yourself can be quite straightforward if you have a solid wood door on your Whitchurch house, and reasonable do-it-yourself abilities. Under no circumstances should you try and install a cat flap in a double glazed window panel or in a reinforced uPVC door. This kind of installation calls for the attention of a professional, and there are specialist cat flap fitters and skilled handymen who will be glad to undertake such a task.


Double Glazing Installations - If you happen to employ someone who tries to drill a hole in a double glazed door or window panel to install your cat flap, stop them right away and request that they leave. It's simply not possible to fit a new cat flap into a double glazed door panel or window pane. Drilling holes in any type of double glazing will destroy its security and strength, together with its thermal properties. It should in no circumstances be attempted and renders the double glazing unsafe.

A trustworthy Whitchurch cat flap fitter will carefully get the dimensions of your existing panel and order a ready prepared one from a local glazing firm. As a part of its structure this new pane will have a hole pre-cut, which the cat flap can be fitted neatly into. This is the only way to install a cat flap in a pre-existing double glazed or patio door, even though it may take a week or two to manufacture. Once your new panel of glass shows up, the fitter will take out the old one, and swap it for the new "cat flap ready" one. The fitting of your cat flap will then be undertaken.

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Exterior Wooden Doors - The most straightforward option for cat flap installations in Whitchurch, as was previously mentioned, are wood doors. If you are hesitant about creating a hole in your door, it's wise to call on a specialist to do the job for you. A project like this should not be expensive and will provide you with the satisfaction of knowing that your pet has a professionally fitted flap.

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uPVC Door Panels - Cat flaps can be mounted into uPVC doors in most cases. Having said that, certain uPVC door panels are steel lined for extra security, which can cause some problems. The simplest type of cat flap installation is in doors with one single panel, subsequently if you've got a uPVC door with vertical slatted panels, it might be easier and cheaper overall to exchange the slatted panel for a one piece panel.

Wall Installation - If, for either aesthetic or security reasons, you don't want to have a hole cut into your door, you could opt to install your cat flap on an external wall of your house. A wall cat flap entrance calls for a bit more expertise and equipment to fit, therefore it's definitely better left to a specialist. There are a couple of possibilities for this installation, including a straightforward version, or a right angular (through pillar) configuration. This installation entails a square hole being made through your wall, into which a metal or plastic, open ended square tube is inserted. The cat flap you have chosen is then attached at either end to permit your furry friend to come and go as it wishes.

Replacing Your Existing Cat Flap in Whitchurch - If you already have a cat flap installed on a window, door or wall, but it's damaged or not working properly, the current hole can, with a little luck, still be used for installing a new one. You local cat flap fitter should be able to remove the unwanted cat flap, without harming the door, window or wall, and install a brand new flap in its place for your cat.

If the substitute cat flap is going to be mounted in a pre-cut hole in a double glazed panel, you must ensure that the glass has been manufactured and installed accurately. If it's discovered that corners were cut with the previous installation, the pane will need to be removed and substituted to avoid any security and safety issues with the new cat flap.


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In and around Whitchurch there are a number of handymen, professional cat flap installers and even glazing suppliers who offer cat flap installation services in walls, windows or doors. There is no better approach to locating a good cat flap installer than by asking friends and neighbours for referrals. You can guarantee that if they have been happy to recommend somebody who has carried out work for them, then you will get a much similar level of service.

If you can't find an installation specialist through recommendation, always get three or four different price quotes before making a decision, and remember that the cheapest may not always be the best. Try to get written warranties for the quality of their workmanship, so that if things do happen to go awry you have some recourse.

If you take care and pick a reputable Whitchurch cat flap fitter you will be repaid with a top quality product, that is professionally installed, and will give good service to you and your pussy-cat for many years to come. And all things considered - quality is the most important thing.

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Cat flaps can be installed in Whitchurch and also in: Adderley, Prees Heath, Alkington, Tilstock, Calverhall, Audlem, Grindley Brook, Aston, Wirswall, Burleydam, Tushingham, Malpas, Wrenbury, No Mans Heath, Broughall, as well as in these postcodes , SY13 1BL, SY13 1NA, SY13 1PF, SY13 1GZ, SY13 1FG, SY13 1PQ, SY13 1JN, SY13 1LB, and SY13 1HY. Local Whitchurch cat flap installers will most likely have the postcode SY13 and the telephone code 01948. Checking this out will guarantee that you are accessing a local cat flat fitter. Local householders are able to utilise these and many other related services. Just click the "Quote" banner to to make enquiries and obtain quotations for cat flaps.

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There are a wide range of tasks that can be conducted by your local Whitchurch cat flap installer including the installation of magnetic cat flaps into metal skinned doors, cutting out for a cat flap, cat flap services, the fitting of 2-way cat flaps into double gazing, replacement cat flaps, the installation of dog flaps Whitchurch, cat flap installation in doors, infrared cat flap installation, cat flap installation in walls, cat flap installation in wooden doors, the fitting of 2-way cat flaps into composite doors, Staywell cat flap installations, cheap cat flaps, magnetic cat flaps Whitchurch, 4-way cat flap installation, the fitting of cat flaps into conservatories, the installation of 2-way cat flaps into wooden doors, magnetic cat flap installation in Whitchurch, microchip cat flap installation Whitchurch, Sureflap cat flap installation Whitchurch, cat flap installation quotes, the fitting of microchip cat flaps into patio doors, the installation of magnetic cat flaps into single glazing, cat flap removal, automatic cat flap installation, and lots more. If there happen to be some other Whitchurch cat flap requirements that you want but don't see here, you can easily mention them on the QUOTE FORM provided. Listed are just a few of the tasks that are accomplished by people specialising in cat flaps. Whitchurch professionals will tell you about their whole range of cat flap installation services.


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Also find: Tushingham cat flap fitters, Wirswall cat flap fitters, Wrenbury cat flap fitters, Grindley Brook cat flap fitters, Burleydam cat flap fitters, Calverhall cat flap fitters, Tilstock cat flap fitters, Broughall cat flap fitters, Adderley cat flap fitters, Prees Heath cat flap fitters, No Mans Heath cat flap fitters, Audlem cat flap fitters, Alkington cat flap fitters, Malpas cat flap fitters, Aston cat flap fitters and more. All of these towns and areas are served by people who fit cat flaps. When it comes to installing your cat flap securely and properly on your home, their skill and expertise is invaluable. Professional installation of your cat flap guarantees that it will address your canine companion's needs and seamlessly integrate with your home's aesthetic and safety protocols. Local homeowners can obtain cat flap installation quotes by clicking here. So, there is no reason not to get started on your cat flap installation right now!

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