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Cat Flap Fitter Whitnash Warwickshire (CV31): Installing a cat flap doesn't only save you the bother of opening the door every time the cat wants to go in or out, it also affords your cat more independence and improves it's quality of life. Cats are just like people in a lot of ways, and will likely start to show signs of frustration and unease if kept indoors for long periods of time without a break. When allowed quick access to the great outdoors with a cat flap, your beloved cat has a much better chance of staying healthy and fit. If this sounds like a good option for you, exactly what style of cat flap should you go with?

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A cat flap at its most fundamental is simply that. A hole in a door with a bendable piece of material fixed over it, to keep out the elements, but let the cat move through. Whilst this could be acceptable in a fence panel or shed door, most cat owners in Whitnash would no doubt favour something a little more weatherproof and secure for an outside door to their house.

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This basic model is still a long way from being ideal because it allows other cats or creatures to enter your property, nonetheless it can be somewhat improved upon by adding a magnetic strip to keep the flap in place.

Magnetically controlled, RF chip or infra-red models of cat flap, are a significant step up from the magnetic strip version. This requires your cat to use a collar that's got either a magnet, RF or IR chip encased in it. Unless an animal is equipped with one of these special collars, it won't be able to open the flap and leave or get into your property, thus preventing some undesirable visitors. The downside is that any other moggy in the neighbourhood who has a similar collar can get into your home when using this type of cat flap. Even these cat flaps can be enhanced to a certain extent with an RF cat flap and collar system containing a user programmed unique identifier. An extra layer of security and control is achieved, guaranteeing that only your feline friend gains access.

The next step-up in feline access security is to fit a model of cat flap that recognises your cat's micro-chip. The micro-chip details are programmed into the cat flap's memory (multiple entries are possible if you have more than one cat). Exit and entry are only possible for micro-chipped animals, and the flap is unlocked when you cat is close by.

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The ability to lock it in place is vital whichever cat flap you're buying. Currently, the majority of cat flaps on the market have a 4-way locking mechanism for extra security. This makes it possible for your cat flap to be locked fully, permit access into your property only, enable exit only, or have two way entry and exit functionality. This provides total control over how your cat flap operates both during the day and throughout the night. Some higher end devices can be programmed to perform different functions in accordance with the time of day, based on yours and your pet's needs.

Installing a cat flap on your own can be quite easy if you've got a solid wood door, and decent do-it-yourself skills. But, if you're looking to install it in a double glazed window panel or in a reinforced uPVC door, you need to seek outside assistance. Such situations require the skills and expertise of a reputable cat flap installer or handyman, who is sure to have have all the tools and knowledge for this sort of installation.


Double Glazing Installation - If you call in a so-called "tradesman" who, while trying to install your new cat flap, starts to drill a hole in a double glazing window or door panel, send them packing immediately. It isn't possible to install a new cat flap into a double glazed window pane or door panel. Making a hole in your double glazing damages not just the strength and security of the panel, but it removes the insulation attributes as well. In actual fact, it renders your glazing unsound and it should not ever be attempted.

It is necessary to get a new double glazed unit made specially for this purpose by a glazing firm, and your chosen Whitnash cat flap installer will take the measurements of your existing panel and put in an order for the new one. As a part of its construction this new pane will have a pre-cut hole, which the cat flap can be fitted snugly into. You might have a one or two week wait for this to be manufactured, but if you want a cat flap installed into a pre-existing patio or double glazed door, this is the only way to do it. Once you've taken possession of your new panel of glass, the old one can be removed and the new unit fitted. The fitting of the cat flap can then be completed.

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External Wooden Doors - The easiest alternative for cat flap installations in Whitnash, as was stated earlier, are timber doors. It is normally safer to get in touch with a competent cat flap fitter or handyman, if you are in any way nervous about creating a big hole in your back or front door. This sort of project will not be expensive and will provide you with the satisfaction of knowing that your cat will be climbing through a professionally installed flap.

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uPVC Door Panels - It's perfectly feasible to fit a cat flap into most uPVC doors. It is necessary to know the interior construction, because some doors incorporate a steel lining for additional security. The designs of door with a one piece panel are the best for cat flap installation, so if yours has got a slatted style panel, it might be easier to replace this with a single pane.

Wall Installation - It's also possible to get a cat flap installed on an outside wall of your home in Whitnash, if you do not wish to have a hole cut in one of your doors, either for safety or aesthetic reasons. Requiring considerably more skill and equipment, a wall cat flap installment is certainly better left to a specialist, if it's to be completed successfully. There are a number of choices for this installation, including a straight through tunnel design, or a right angular (through pillar) model. With this sort of installation a metal or plastic, open ended square tube is inserted into a square shaped hole cut out of your selected wall. A cat flap is then fitted to each side of the hole.

Replacing an Existing Cat Flap in Whitnash - If you've already got a cat flat, but it's either damaged or not operating correctly, the existing hole in your window, door or wall can be fitted with a replacement providing that the new cat flap is of an equivalent size. Your cat flap fitter will remove the old cat flap, without causing damage to the surrounding window, wall or door, and fit a brand new flap in its place for your cat.

When the cat flap installation involves a pre-cut hole in double glazing, it is important to check that this was previously done correctly, before fixing the new cat flap. If it's discovered that the previous installation was a bodge up, the pane will have to be removed and replaced with a new one to avoid any security and safety problems with the new flap.


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There are plenty of specialist cat flap installers, handymen and even glazing suppliers in the Whitnash area, that provide cat flap installations onto whatever door or structure you need. There is no better procedure for tracking down a good cat flap fitter than asking relatives and friends for recommendations. You can be sure that if they have been happy to recommend someone who's completed work for them, then you'll have a similar experience.

Where acquaintance recommendations are not possible, seek three or four quotes from local Whitnash cat flap fitters. Study these carefully and never automatically go with the cheapest offer, because this won't necessarily be the best. Try to get written warranties for the standard of their workmanship, so that if things do happen to go amiss you have some recourse.

An experienced cat flap installation contractor in Whitnash will supply you with a quality product, adeptly fitted, and which will last you, and your pussy-cat, for a good few years.


A number of benefits are provided by cat flaps to both owners and their cats:

  1. Reduced Stress: The use of cat flaps means you don't have to keep an eye out and open the door for your cat constantly, thus lowering stress for both yourself and your pet, as it allows for unassisted entry and exit.
  2. Better Control: Advanced cat flaps, some of which are programmable, can be coordinated with your cat's microchip or a bespoke collar tag, ensuring that the flap is solely used by your cat and allowing complete management of their entry and departure.
  3. Convenience for Owners: Owners no longer have to interrupt their daily routines to let their cats out or in. This convenience is especially valuable for those with busy lifestyles or irregular schedules.
  4. Enhanced Security: The inclusion of locking mechanisms in numerous cat flaps allows for the selective admission of specific cats, while deterring unwelcome intruders. This capacity heightens home security by disallowing entry to stray animals and potential threats.
  5. Independence for Cats: Cat flaps facilitate outdoor exploration, exercise, and curiosity satisfaction for cats, renowned for their independence, thus enhancing their health and happiness.
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Cat flaps can be installed in Whitnash and also in nearby places like: Tachbrook Mallory, Barford, Harbury, Cubbington, Ufton, Sydenham, Hunningham, Heathcote, Bishops Tachbrook, Radford Semele, Offchurch, Ashorne, and in these postcodes CV31 2LS, CV31 2NE, CV31 2LF, CV31 2QP, CV31 2HG, CV31 2YY, CV34 6GW, CV34 6GB, CV34 6ED, and CV34 6GS. Local Whitnash cat flap installers will most likely have the phone code 01926 and the postcode CV31. Checking this can confirm that you access a locally based cat flat fitter. Householders in the surrounding areas are able to utilise these and lots of other similar services. Need a cat flap? Click on the "Quote" banner and find trusted tradespeople to provide free cat flap installation quotations.

Cat Flap Positioning Advice

The position of the cat flap is essential for the safety of your home and the convenience of your cat when installing it. Your cat flap's optimal position, based on elements such as potential security risks, you home's layout and the size and breed of your cat, can be advised by a specialist cat flap fitter.

Their assistance can aid you in finding the optimal location for the flap, making certain that your cat can access it easily and intruders cannot. They might suggest avoiding putting the flap close to a fence or hedge, which could be exploited to enter your garden, or recommend positioning it higher to prevent small animals from entering your house.

Along with their other services, a specialist cat flap fitter in Whitnash can help you choose the best style of cat flap for you, such as a microchip-enabled or electronic cat flap, based on your specific requirements. As part of their service, they can factor in your cat's specific preferences and requirements, such as their level of timidness or adventurousness, and suggest a position that would cater to their behaviour. With the right advice, you can make sure that your cat flap is in the best position to keep your home safe and your cat happy.

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Both indoor and outdoor cats can enjoy well-being and comfort if their cat flaps are weatherproofed. A well-weatherproofed cat flap serves as an effective barrier against the elements, shielding cats from wind, draughts and rain, and extreme temperatures. Their safety is contributed to by this protective measure, and it also improves their overall quality of life.

To make a cat flap weatherproof, the key is to opt for design elements and materials that possess the resilience to endure diverse weather conditions. To ensure a pleasant and dry environment, rainwater must not seep indoors, which requires high-quality seals around the edges of the cat flap. Cold draughts can be something of a discomfort for cats, affecting their health and overall contentment. Effective weatherproofing makes use of insulating materials to maintain a comfortable indoor temperature, protect felines from chilling draughts, and ensure they remain warm and cosy.

Weatherproofing a cat flap is even more paramount for cat owners whose furry friends venture outdoors. If a cat is exposed to rain, strong winds or cold temperatures, its health could be compromised. A properly weatherproofed cat flap becomes an important lifeline for cats, offering them a comfortable and safe entrance to the house.

To provide more protection, a waterproof tunnel extension can be installed alongside the cat flap. One way to minimise the direct impact of harsh weather conditions on the entryway is to install this extension, which serves as a buffer zone. Creating a safety zone, it effectively brings the cat from the outdoor environment to the indoor haven gradually. This tunnel also aids in keeping rainwater and debris away from the cat flap's immediate vicinity, further enhancing its longevity.

To ensure the effectiveness of a cat flap's weatherproofing, routine maintenance is equally important. It is vital to check the seals for wear and deterioration and make sure they stay intact. With the passage of time, seals can deteriorate due to weather exposure and usage, leading to potential leaks. Cat owners can ensure the functionality and dependability of weatherproofing measures by swiftly dealing with any problems.

To conclude, anyone who owns a cat in Whitnash must consider cat flap weatherproofing as a crucial aspect. It directly influences the cat's safety, comfort and well-being, both indoors and outdoors. The all-round health of cats is significantly improved by a properly weatherproofed cat flap, which prevents rain, extreme temperatures and cold draughts. The cat flap keeps the space cosy and protected from the weather, thanks to the inclusion of insulating materials and premium-quality seals. Further protection against the elements is increased by adding a weatherproof tunnel extension. Regular upkeep of cat flap weatherproofing can guarantee a lasting and dependable method to maintain cats' comfort, ensuring their safe movement between outdoor and indoor settings without harming their health. (66884 - Cat Flap Weatherproofing Whitnash)

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There are a wide array of tasks that can be accomplished by your local Whitnash cat flap fitter including Petsafe cat flap installation, cat flap upgrades, cat flaps Whitnash, cat flap installation in double glazed doors, the installation of 2-way cat flaps into porches, conservatory cat flap installation, Staywell cat flap installations, the installation of dog flaps, magnetic cat flap installation, cat flap weatherproofing, the installation of 2-way cat flaps into conservatories, infrared cat flap installation, cat flap installation in glass doors, cat flap installation in doors Whitnash, cat flaps in metal doors Whitnash, Catmate cat flap installation, Sureflap cat flap installation, cat flap positioning advice, 4-way cat flap installation, pet flap installations Whitnash, small cat flaps, replacement cat flaps, large cat flaps, cheap cat flaps, cat flap installation in walls, and lots more. If there happen to be different Whitnash cat flap requirements that you need but don't see here, you can list them on the QUOTE FORM provided. Listed are just a small portion of the activities that are carried out by those specialising in cat flaps. Whitnash contractors will be happy to inform you of their full range of services.


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Also find: Ashorne cat flap fitters, Barford cat flap fitters, Bishops Tachbrook cat flap fitters, Radford Semele cat flap fitters, Tachbrook Mallory cat flap fitters, Harbury cat flap fitters, Ufton cat flap fitters, Hunningham cat flap fitters, Offchurch cat flap fitters, Cubbington cat flap fitters, Sydenham cat flap fitters, Heathcote cat flap fitters and more. There are people who fit cat flaps in just about all of these towns and localities. Their expertise and skill is of great worth in guaranteeing the secure and correct installation of your cat flap on your home. When it is installed by a specialist, you can be confident that your cat flap not only meets your canine companion's needs but also aligns with your home's safety and aesthetic requirements. Local property owners can get cat flap installation estimates by going here. Does your home need a cat flap? Get a quote today!

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