Cat Flap Fitter Wombwell South Yorkshire (S73): Fitting a cat flap to an external wall or door in your Wombwell property helps to give your cat the freedom and independence it needs to live a happy life. When kept indoors, cats as with humans, will get crabby and irritated. Allowing your furry friend access to the world outside with a cat flap can also help keep them physically and mentally fit. So, you think it's a great idea, but precisely what is best form of cat flap for your pet?
A cat flap at its most basic is simply that. A piece of flexible material fixed over a hole in a door to enable a cat to go through, but keep out the elements. Obviously, this is really basic, and will not be good enough for most cat owners in Wombwell, who would prefer something a little more weatherproof and secure for an external door to their home, although it could be appropriate for a shed or outhouse door.
As this option will allow other creatures or cats to enter your home, it isn't at all ideal, though it can be enhanced to some extent by holding the flap in position with the addition of a magnetic strip.
Magnetically controlled, RF chip or infra-red models of cat flap, are the next step up from the magnetic strip variation. This requires that your cat wears a collar which has either a magnet, IR or RF chip encased inside it. No animal will be able to access or leave your house unless it is equipped with one of these special collars. Once again this is a pretty basic type of cat flap, since any other moggy in the Wombwell area who has a similar collar might be able to access your house. An enhancement to this product is a RF cat flap/collar system which contains a unique identifier which can be programmed by the householder.
The type of cat flap that is able to identify your cat's own micro-chip, is the next stage in feline access security. The memory of these battery powered cat flaps can be programmed with one or more microchip details (if you've got more than one cat), to give exclusive access. The flap is unlocked when your cat is in close proximity, only permitting access to pets that are microchipped.
Whichever cat flap you buy, it should be capable of being locked in place. For added flexibility, most cat flaps have a 4-way locking system these days. Which means it's got the capability to enable only entrance into your house, enable exit only, be locked fully, or be put in two way entry and exit mode. This provides complete control over how your cat flap operates both throughout the day and during the night. A few of the high end devices can be programmed to perform different functions in accordance with the time of day, in line with yours and your cat's requirements.
Putting in a cat flap on your own can be quite straightforward if you've got a solid wood door, and respectable do-it-yourself skills. Not in any circumstances should you try to install a cat flap in a reinforced PVC door or in a double glazed window panel. Such situations require the expertise and skills of a professional cat flap fitter or handyman, who is sure to have have the knowledge and equipment for this sort of installation project.
INSTALLING CAT FLAPS IN WOMBWELL
Double Glazing Installations - If you call in a "tradesman" who, while trying to install your new cat flap, starts to drill a hole in a double glazing door or window panel, send them on their way immediately. A new cat flap can't be installed into an existing double glazing door panel or window pane. Cutting or drilling into any type of double glazing will destroy its strength and security, as well as its insulation attributes. Your double glazing will be made unsafe, and it should not be done in any circumstances whatsoever.
A professional cat flap installer will measure up your current double glazing unit and have a glazing company make a new pane. So that your cat flap can be perfectly installed into it, this new double glazing pane will be provided with a hole pre-cut as a part of its structure. This is really the only way to install a cat flap into an existing double glazed or patio door, although it may take a week or more to produce. When your new glass panel arrives, the fitter will remove the old one, and swap it for the brand new "cat flap ready" one. It will now be possible to fit the new cat flap.
External Wooden Doors - Solid timber doors are, as previously mentioned, the simplest options for cat flap installation in Wombwell. If you are unsure of creating a hole in your front door, it's it may be better to call on a specialist to complete the task for you. This sort of undertaking won't be all that expensive and is well worth doing correctly, if having your cat flap installed by a professional gives you that added reassurance.
uPVC Door Panels - It is perfectly possible to fit a cat flap into most uPVC doors. It is necessary to know the interior construction, as some uPVC door panels are lined with steel for further security. A one piece panel allows for simpler installation, so if you have a slatted uPVC door, it might be cheaper to replace the panel with a single pane model.
Wall Installation - If you do not really want to have a hole cut in your doors, for aesthetic or safety reasons, you can get a cat flap installed within an outside wall. Calling for a lot more skill and equipment, a wall cat flap installment is definitely best left to the pros, if it is to be executed correctly. Almost all wall cat flap installations are a basic straight tunnel style, however right angular access through a pillar is also a possibility. This installation involves a square shaped hole being made through the wall of your choice, into which a metal or plastic, square open ended tube is inserted. Each end of the hole is then fitted with a cat flap so that your feline friend can get out of and into your home whenever it desires.
Replacing an Existing Cat Flap in Wombwell - If you already have a cat flap installed on your window, door or wall, but it's broken or not functioning correctly, the current hole can, with luck, be re-used for the installation of a new one. You local cat flap fitter will take off the old cat flap, without causing damage to the wall, door or window, and install a brand new flap for your cat.
If the substitute cat flap is being installed in a pre-cut hole in a double glazed pane, you must ensure that the existing glass has been cut and installed correctly. The glass must be taken out and substituted to avoid any security and safety issues, if it's found this isn't the case and a bodge job was made of the earlier installation.
FINDING A CAT FLAP INSTALLER IN WOMBWELL
Whether you need your cat flap installed on a window, wall or door, you'll find that there are plenty of specialist cat flap fitters, handyman contractors and even double glazing companies in and around Wombwell who'll be delighted to help. It might be possible to ask neighbours and friends for referrals when it comes to tracking down a good cat flap installer. You can guarantee that if they have been happy to recommend somebody who's completed work for them, you will probably have a much similar experience.
If you cannot find a fitter through recommendations, always try to get three or four different quotations before making your choice, and remember that the cheapest may not always be the best. Check whether they offer any warranties or guarantees for their standard of workmanship, so you have some recourse for compensation if something does happen to go awry as the work is carried out.
If you pick a specialist cat flap installer in Wombwell you should wind up with a quality product, which is properly fitted, and that will give reliable service for many years to come.
Cat flaps can be fitted in Wombwell and also in: Thurnscoe, Swaithe, Ardsley, Stairfoot, Blacker Hill, Hemingfield, Jump, Lundwood, Broomhill, Brampton, Darfield, Smithley, West Melton, Elsecar, Hoyland, Low Valley, Wentworth, together with these postcodes S73 0LF, S73 0RL, S73 0JX, S73 0RP, S73 0LD, S73 0LS, S73 0AB, S73 0JW, S73 0UN, S73 0LN. Local Wombwell cat flap fitters will probably have the dialling code 01226 and the postcode S73.
Wombwell Cat Flap Installation Tasks
There are a whole host of tasks that can be carried out by your local Wombwell cat flap fitter including 2-way cat flap installation, cat flap installation quotations in Wombwell, replacement cat flaps in Wombwell, Petsafe cat flap installation, conservatory cat flap installation in Wombwell, small cat flaps, magnetic cat flap installation in Wombwell, Staywell cat flap installations, infrared cat flap installation, dog flap installation, cat flap replacement, cat flap installation in doors, cat flaps in uPVC doors Wombwell, 4-way cat flap installation, cat flap installation in wooden doors, automatic cat flap installations Wombwell, Catmate cat flap installation, and lots more. If there happen to be different Wombwell cat flap requirements that you need but can't see here, you should mention them on the QUOTE FORM provided.
Cat Flap Enquiries South Yorkshire
Recently posted South Yorkshire cat flap installation requests: Damien Matthews recently enquired about installing an automatic cat flap in a glass front door in a detached house in New Rossington, South Yorkshire. Indiana and Libby Hodgson recently enquired about installing a locking cat flap in a hardwood back door in a cottage in Todwick, South Yorkshire. Eryn O brien recently asked for an estimate for installing an infrared cat flap in a patio back door in a bungalow in Kirk Sandall, South Yorkshire. Hamza Emerson and Fiona Emerson recently enquired about getting a price for installing a 4-way cat flap in a wooden back door in Maltby, South Yorkshire. Ezra and Carolina Burns recently enquired about installing a 2-way cat flap in a patio door in a semi-detached house in Darton, South Yorkshire. Mr and Mrs Garside recently enquired about getting a price for installing a magnetic cat flap in a wooden back door in a detached house in Auckley, South Yorkshire. Adil Oconnor recently asked for a quote for installing a magnetic cat flap in a glass back door in Bolton Upon Dearne, South Yorkshire. Helena and Arlo Fitzgerald recently requested an estimate for installing a manual locking cat flap in a wooden front door in Branton, South Yorkshire.
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Over the past 12 months cat flaps have been installed in the following Wombwell streets: Melville Street, John Street, Bartholomew Street, Ings Road, Longfield Close, Foundry Gate, Old Moor Lane, Mellor Road, Leyfield Place, Cowley Green, Albany Close, Grebe Court, Great Stubbing, Copeland Road, Kingfisher Drive, Orwell Close, Mount Terrace, Elliott Avenue, Roy Kilner Road, Neville Court, Providence Street, Roebuck Street, Windmill Road, Brampton Road, Macro Road, and in these South Yorkshire postcodes: S73 0LF, S73 0RL, S73 0JX, S73 0RP, S73 0LD, S73 0LS, S73 0AB, S73 0JW, S73 0UN, S73 0LN.
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