Cat Flap Fitter Woking

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Cat Flap Fitter Woking Surrey (GU18, GU19 and GU21): The installation of a cat flap to an exterior wall or door in your property in Woking, will enable it to live a happy life and enjoy it's own little bit of freedom and independence. When continuously kept inside, cats much like people, will get irritated and grumpy. Having accessibility to outside world by way of a cat flap will help your cat to remain fit, both physically and mentally. If this sounds like a good option for you, precisely what sort of cat flap should you go with?

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Essentially, a cat flap at its most basic is just that. A hole in a door with a flexible piece of material fixed over it, to give protection from the elements, but permit the cat go through. Most cat owners in Woking would prefer something a tad more secure and weatherproof for an outside door to their house, although this may be acceptable for a shed door or garden fence panel.

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This uncomplicated model is still a long way off being perfect as it allows other cats or animals to get into your property, but it can be improved on slightly by adding a magnetic strip to keep the flap in position.

Magnetically controlled, RF chip or infra-red styles of cat flap, are a step up from the basic magnetic strip variation. This requires your cat to have a collar that's got either an IR, RF chip or magnet encased in it. No animal is going to be able to access or leave your home unless it's equipped with this special collar. Once again this is a pretty basic kind of cat flap, because any other cat in the area who's got a similar model of collar can gain access to your home. An upgrade to this product is an RF cat flap/collar system which features a unique identifier which can be programmed by the cat's owner. With this, an extra layer of control and security is established to ensure that only your furry friend gets access.

Having a cat flap which can identify your pet's microchip, is the next step-up in access security for felines in Woking. You need to enter the unique number of your cat's microchip into the memory the cat flap (which is battery powered), and if you have several cats it will accept multiple entries. When your cat passes close to the flap, it unlocks and permits just your micro-chipped pets to enter/exit.

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No matter which cat flap you purchase, it must be capable of being locked in place. The majority of cat flaps sold currently feature a four way locking mechanism. Which means it has the capability to allow exit from your premises only, permit only entrance into your premises, be fully locked, or be put in 2-way exit and entry mode. This provides you with a number of options on exactly how your cat flap operates any time of the day and night. The wherewithal to carry out particular functions according to the time of day, and based on your cat's and your needs is also an option with some of the more advanced models of cat flap.

If you're fairly good at DIY, putting in your own cat flap shouldn't be that difficult, as long as you've got a solid timber door on your home in Woking. But, if you're hoping to fit it in a double glazed window panel or in a reinforced uPVC door, you must ask for outside help. This kind of installation calls for the attention of a pro, and there are dedicated cat flap installers and skilled handymen who will be happy to accept such a task.


Double Glazing Installation - If your cat flap is going to be fitted into a double glazed window or door panel, and your appointed "tradesman" tries to drill a hole in it, stop the job right away and give them the boot. It isn't possible to install a new cat flap into a double glazing door panel or window pane. Making a hole in the double glazing damages not just the strength and security of the panel, but it takes away the insulation properties too. In fact, it renders the glazing unsafe and it should not ever be attempted.

A dependable Woking cat flap installer will diligently take the precise measurements of your existing panel and order a purpose made one from a local glazing company. So the cat flap can be neatly installed into it, this new double glazing panel will arrive with a pre-cut hole as an integral part of its structure. You may have a one or two week wait for this pane to be manufactured, however if you want a cat flap fitted into an existing double glazed or patio door, this is the only way to do it. After construction, the old glass will be removed, and the new one put in. The cat flap can then be mounted.

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External Wooden Doors - The least complicated option for new cat flap installations in Woking, as was stated earlier, are wooden doors. If you are a little unsure of cutting an opening in your front or back door, you might be happier contacting an expert handyman or cat flap fitter instead. An undertaking like this should not be expensive and will give you the assurance of knowing that your cat can enjoy an expertly installed flap.

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uPVC Door Panels - It's perfectly feasible to fit a cat flap into most uPVC doors. It pays to know the interior construction, because some door panels are steel lined for additional security. A one-piece panel allows for easier installation, so if you've got a uPVC door that is slatted, it may be more economical to exchange this panel for a single pane model.

Wall Installation - If, for aesthetic or safety reasons, you do not wish to have a chunk cut out of your door, you could always opt to install a cat flap into an exterior wall of your home in Woking. A cat flap entrance in a wall calls for a little more skill and equipment to fit, therefore it is certainly better left to an expert. You'll find there are a couple of options for this type of installation, including a straight through tunnel design, or a right angled (through pillar) configuration. With this sort of installation a plastic or metal, open ended square insert is fitted into a square shaped hole cut into your wall. Both ends of the hole are then fitted with a cat flap so that your cat can get in and out of your home whenever it desires.

Replacing an Existing Cat Flap in Woking - If you've already got a cat flap installed on your window, wall or door, but it is damaged or not working correctly, the current hole can, with a little luck, be re-used for the installation of a new one. A good cat flap installer in Woking will efficiently remove the old cat flap, and fit a brand new one in its place without causing damage to the door, wall or window.

If the new cat flap is to be fitted in a pre-cut hole in double glazing, you must double check that the existing glass has been made and installed accurately. The pane must be taken out and exchanged to avoid any safety and security issues, if it is found that this isn't the case and corners were cut in the original installation.


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Whether you would like your cat flap fitted in a window, door or wall, you will find that there are many handymen, professional cat flap fitters and even glazing suppliers in the Woking area who'll be able to help. There are several ways to locate a competent cat flap installer, and few come close to the option of asking for recommendations from friends and family. If they've had comparable work carried out by a local Woking tradesman, and been delighted with the result, you can anticipate that they'll do a first-rate job for you too.

Where acquaintance recommendations are not possible, seek at least 3 estimates from local Woking handymen. Study these closely and don't automatically choose the cheapest quote, because this will not necessarily be the best of the bunch. See if you can get written guarantees for the standard of their workmanship, so that if things do go awry you've got some recourse to compensation.

If you pick a professional cat flap installer in Woking you will end up with a good quality product, which is properly fitted, and will give reliable service for years to come.

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Cat flaps can be installed in Woking and also nearby in: Mimbridge, Stonehill, Send, Horsell, Goldsworth Park, Mayford, Wisley, Pyrford, Ottershaw, Old Woking, Maybury, Woodham, and in these postcodes GU21 3LR, GU21 3AN, GU21 3AG, GU19 5WW, GU21 3DL, GU21 3HS, GU21 3AA, GU21 3DT, GU19 5YH, and GU21 3PJ. Local Woking cat flap installers will likely have the postcode GU21 and the telephone code 01483. Verifying this will ensure you access a local cat flat fitter. Homeowners in the Woking area can benefit from these and countless other similar services. To to make enquiries and obtain cat flap installation quotations, click on the "Quote" banner.

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There are a whole host of tasks that can be undertaken by your local Woking cat flap installer including cat flap installation in patio doors in Woking, cat flaps in double glazed doors, 4-way cat flap installation, cat flap installation in walls Woking, small cat flaps Woking, Petsafe cat flap installations Woking, electronic cat flap installations, cat flap installation in metal doors Woking, magnetic cat flap installation Woking, Staywell cat flap installation in Woking, infrared cat flap installation Woking, cat flaps in uPVC doors, Sureflap cat flap installation, conservatory cat flap installations, automatic cat flap installations, microchip cat flap installation, 2-way cat flap installation, and lots more. If there happen to be additional Woking cat flap requirements that you need but cannot see here, you should mention them on the QUOTE FORM provided.


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Also find: Send cat flap fitters, Mimbridge cat flap fitters, Stonehill cat flap fitters, Old Woking cat flap fitters, Maybury cat flap fitters, Horsell cat flap fitters, Woodham cat flap fitters, Wisley cat flap fitters, Pyrford cat flap fitters, Ottershaw cat flap fitters, Mayford cat flap fitters, Goldsworth Park cat flap fitters and more. Cat flap installation services are widely available in practically all of these places. Their expertise and knowledge becomes priceless in ensuring the secure and correct fitting of your cat flap on your property. You can have confidence in the fact that a cat flap installed by a professional will cater to your pet's needs while also fitting in with your home's aesthetic and safety needs. Local cat lovers can get cat flap installation quotes by simply clicking here.

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(This cat flap fitter Woking information was last updated on 13-06-2024)