Cat Flap Fitter Wokingham

Wokingham Cat Flap Installation & Repair

Cat Flap Fitter Wokingham Berkshire (RG40): Fitting a cat flap to an outside wall or door in your Wokingham house helps to give your cat the independence and freedom that it needs to live a life of contentment. When constantly kept indoors, cats much like humans, will get crabby and irritated. Giving your pet access to the world outside via a cat flap can also help in keeping them mentally and physically fit. If you elect to go with the cat flap option, you will then have to determine what is the best type of cat flap for you.

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The simplest kind of cat flap is essentially that. A hole is cut in an exterior door and a bendable material is fixed over the gap to offer a bit of some protection from the weather. Most Wokingham cat owners would no doubt favour something a little more secure and weatherproof for an exterior door to their property, although this could be suitable for an outhouse or shed door.

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Since this option will allow other cats or creatures to enter your house, it's not at all ideal, although it can be improved on somewhat by keeping the flap in position by adding magnetic strips.

Magnetically controlled, infra-red or RF chip designs of cat flap, are the next step up from the magnetic strip version. With this form of cat flap, your cat will need to wear a collar featuring a magnet, RF or IR chip. No animal will be able to get into or leave your house unless it's equipped with this special collar. Once again this is a fairly basic type of cat flap, because any other cat in the Wokingham area that has a similar collar can still get into your home. An enhancement to this equipment is a RF cat flap/collar system which contains a unique identifier that can be programmed by the pet's owner. An added layer of security and control is achieved, guaranteeing that only your feline friend gets access.

Installing a cat flap that can identify your pet's microchip, is the next level in access devices for felines in Wokingham. You need to enter the unique number of your cat's micro-chip into the memory the cat flap (which is powered by batteries), and if you have more than one pet it will allow multiple entries. The flap is unfastened when your cat is in close proximity, only permitting exit or entry to animals that have a micro-chip.

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Whenever you're buying a cat flap, you should make sure it's of a type that can be locked. Most cat flaps sold today feature a 4-way locking system. Which means that the cat flap can be fully locked, permit admittance into your house only, allow only exit from your home, or be set for 2-way exit and entry. This provides you with a variety of options on precisely how your cat flap operates at all times of the day and night. Some of the top-end cat flaps can be set to perform specific functions in accordance with the time of day, based on yours and your cat's requirements.

Putting in a cat flap by yourself can be pretty straightforward if you have a solid wood door, and reasonable DIY capabilities. Not in any circumstances should you try to install a cat flap in a reinforced uPVC door or in a double glazed window panel. These types of fixtures require a professional installation by a reputable cat flap fitter or odd job man with the necessary equipment and skills.

INSTALLING A CAT FLAP IN WOKINGHAM

Double Glazing Installations - If you happen to employ someone who tries to drill a hole in your double glazing to install your cat flap, stop them immediately and request that they leave. New cat flaps cannot be mounted into existing double glazed window or door panels. Making holes in the double glazing damages not only the strength and security of the glazing, but it removes the thermal insulation properties as well. The double glazing will be rendered unsound, and it should not be done under any circumstances whatsoever.

It is necessary to get a new double glazed pane made especially for this purpose by a glazing supplier, and your chosen Wokingham cat flap installer will measure your current unit and order the new one. This new panel will have a hole cut out as part of its structure where your cat flap can be fitted. This is really the only way to fit a cat flap in a pre-existing double glazed or patio door, although it might take a couple of weeks to manufacture. Once your new pane of glass shows up, the installer will remove the old one, and replace it with the new "cat flap ready" one. It will now be possible to install and set up your new cat flap.

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Exterior Wooden Doors - The simplest option for installing a new cat flap in Wokingham, as was mentioned previously, are timber door panels. It is generally wise to contact a professional carpenter or cat flap fitter, if you're at all unsure of making a hole in your front door. This sort of project is fairly inexpensive and will give you peace of mind that your pet will have the use of an expertly installed flap.

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uPVC Door Panels - Cat flaps can be installed into uPVC doors in most instances. However, some uPVC doors are lined with steel for added security, which could cause problems. The designs of door with a one-piece panel are the best for installing cat flaps, so if yours has got a slatted type panel, it may be easier to swap this for a single pane.

Wall Installation - It is also a possibility to have a cat flap installed in an exterior wall of your house in Wokingham, if you don't want to have a hole cut in one of your doors, either for aesthetic or safety reasons. This form of installment is definitely better left to an expert, because it requires far more skill and equipment to accomplish. There are several possibilities for this kind of installation, including a straight through tunnel design, or a right angle (through pillar) pattern. With this type of installation a plastic or metal, square open ended tube is inserted into a square hole neatly cut out of your wall. A cat flap of your choice can then be attached at either end to enable your feline friend to enter and exit as it wishes.

Replacing Your Existing Cat Flap in Wokingham - If your door, wall or window is already fitted with a cat flap, but it has stopped working effectively, or is damaged, it's possible to fit a replacement into the current cavity. A reputable cat flap installer in Wokingham will be capable of removing your old,unwanted cat flap, and fix a new one in its place without harming the window, wall or door.

Before attaching the new cat flap in a double glazed panel which has been previously pre-cut, making certain that the existing glass has been made, cut and installed in the right way is crucial. If it becomes obvious this isn't the case, and a botch was made of the original installation, the glass pane will need to be removed and replaced to avoid any security and safety issues.

FINDING A CAT FLAP INSTALLER IN WOKINGHAM

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There are a number of different specialist cat flap installers, handymen and even double glazing companies in the Wokingham area, that provide cat flap installations through whatever door or construction you need. There's no better technique for locating a decent cat flap fitter than by asking friends and relations for recommendations. If they have had comparable work carried out by a local Wokingham tradesman, and been over the moon with the outcome, you can anticipate that they will do a good quality job for you as well.

If it's not possible to get personal recommendations from your contacts, you should attempt to get two or three different quotations from local cat flap fitters before deciding. It's generally sensible not to automatically go for the cheapest estimate. Check if they offer any guarantees or warranties for the quality of their workmanship, so you've got some recourse for compensation if something goes wrong as the work is undertaken.

If you take care and pick a competent Wokingham cat flap specialist you'll be repaid with a quality product, that is installed professionally, and will give excellent service to yourself and your pussy-cat for many years to come. And when push comes to shove - quality is key.

THE CONVENIENCE OF CAT FLAPS

Cat flaps yield an array of benefits for both the cats and the individuals who own them:

  1. Convenience for Owners: Owners are relieved of the need to halt their daily activities to manage their cats' outdoor or indoor access. This convenience holds significant value for those with demanding lifestyles or unsystematic schedules.
  2. Enhanced Security: Many cat flaps are equipped with locking mechanisms that can be set to allow entry only to specific cats or to keep unwanted visitors out. This feature enhances home security by preventing the entry of stray animals or potential threats.
  3. Reduced Stress: Cat flaps alleviate the burden of constantly having to monitor and open the door for your cat, reducing stress for both you and your furry friend, who can now independently go in and out without waiting for your help.
  4. Independence for Cats: Enabling them to venture outdoors, exercise, and fulfil their curiosity at will, cat flaps support the independent spirit of cats, promoting their health and happiness.
  5. Better Control: Some advanced cat flaps are programmable and can be synchronized with your cat's microchip or a special collar tag. This ensures that only your cat can use the cat flap, offering complete control over their comings and goings.
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Cat flaps can be installed in Wokingham and also in nearby places like: Farley Hill, Swallowfield, Eastheath, Amen Corner, Holme Green, Eversley, Woosehill, Sindlesham, Barkham, Wick Hill, Binfield, Whitley, Gardeners Green, Arborfield, Arborfield Cross, Arborfield Garrison, The Ridge, Popeswood, Wixenford, as well as in these postcodes RG40 1BW, RG40 1DJ, RG40 1DS, RG40 1ER, RG40 1AP, RG40 1EW, RG40 1PY, RG40 1PT, RG40 1DL, and RG40 1TN. Local Wokingham cat flap installers will most likely have the dialling code 0118 and the postcode RG40. Verifying this will confirm that you access a locally based cat flat fitter. Residents in the Wokingham area will be able to benefit from these and many other related services. By simply clicking on the "Quote" banner you can obtain cat flap installation quotations from providers nearby.

Automatic Cat Flap Installation

Cat lovers in Wokingham can now provide their furry friends with free movement in and out of the house through the use of automatic cat flaps. Using state-of-the-art technology like RFID sensors and chips, these flaps can detect when a cat is close and allow them access, ensuring only authorised animals can enter. Certain models of automatic cat flaps can be scheduled to lock and unlock at specific times, giving cat owners a supplementary level of security and oversight. The nice thing about automatic cat flaps is that they provide cats with unrestricted access to the outside world, even when their owners are not present, thereby removing the need for manual intervention. Additionally, automatic cat flaps can serve as a deterrent against unwanted pests or animals, fostering a safer and more comfortable living space for both pets and people. To avoid the potential for damage to your home and to safeguard the safety of your pets and family, it is vital to engage a professional glazier, carpenter or handyperson for the installation of your automatic cat flap.... READ MORE.

Cat Flap Weatherproofing

Essential for the safety and comfort of outdoor and indoor cats, cat flap weatherproofing can't be overlooked. With a well-weatherproofed cat flap, the house is protected from rain, wind and draughts, ensuring a dry and warm environment for both the feline and the occupants. Look for cat flaps designed with superior quality insulating materials and seals to create a tight barrier against the elements. Consider, additionally, the installation of a weatherproof tunnel extension to shield the entryway from harsh climatic conditions. The cat flap's effectiveness in providing a weather-protected and cosy space for your cat is preserved through routine maintenance, which involves checking seals for damage. (66884 - Cat Flap Weatherproofing Wokingham)

Wokingham Cat Flap Installation Tasks

Wokingham Cat Flap Installation Tasks

There are a wide array of tasks that can be accomplished by your local Wokingham cat flap fitter including dog flap installation, the installation of 2-way cat flaps into patio doors Wokingham, cat flaps in metal doors, small cat flaps in Wokingham, the installation of microchip cat flaps into uPVC doors, cat flap installation quotations, the installation of magnetic cat flaps into metal skinned doors, replacement cat flaps, 2-way cat flap installation in Wokingham, the installation of microchip cat flaps into conservatories, the fitting of magnetic cat flaps into single glazing, the fitting of 2-way cat flaps into wooden doors, Catmate cat flap installations Wokingham, cat flap installation in wooden doors, cat flap installation services in Wokingham, cutting out for a cat flap, 4-way cat flaps Wokingham, Petsafe cat flap installations in Wokingham, large cat flaps Wokingham, the fitting of magnetic cat flaps into composite doors, magnetic cat flap installation, conservatory cat flap installation in Wokingham, cat flap upgrades, Staywell cat flap installation, microchip cat flap installation, and lots more. If there happen to be other Wokingham cat flap requirements that you need but can't see here, you can mention them on the QUOTE FORM provided. These are just an example of the activities that are carried out by those installing cat flaps. Wokingham providers will let you know their entire range of services.

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Also find: Eastheath cat flap fitters, Wick Hill cat flap fitters, Wixenford cat flap fitters, Popeswood cat flap fitters, Arborfield cat flap fitters, Woosehill cat flap fitters, Amen Corner cat flap fitters, Sindlesham cat flap fitters, Swallowfield cat flap fitters, Barkham cat flap fitters, Holme Green cat flap fitters, Eversley cat flap fitters, Arborfield Garrison cat flap fitters, Whitley cat flap fitters, Gardeners Green cat flap fitters, The Ridge cat flap fitters, Binfield cat flap fitters, Farley Hill cat flap fitters, Arborfield Cross cat flap fitters and more. People who install cat flaps can be found in all these villages and towns. Their valuable know-how and expertise comes into play when ensuring the secure and correct installation of your cat flap on your home. A cat flap installed by a professional will not just fulfil your canine companion's needs but also suit the safety and aesthetic specifications of your home. Local property owners can get cat flap installation price quotes by simply clicking here. So, why not get started on your cat flap installation today!

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