Cat Flap Fitter Wotton-under-Edge

Wotton-under-Edge Cat Flap Installation & Repair

Cat Flap Fitter Wotton-under-Edge Gloucestershire (GL12): The installation of a cat flap to an outside door or wall in your home in Wotton-under-Edge, will enable it to live a happy life and enjoy it's own bit of independence. Much like people, when kept indoors, cats will often show signs of frustration and anxiety. When your cat is allowed instant access to the world outside via a cat flap, there is a far better chance of it staying both physically and mentally healthy. But what sort of cat flap is best in your case?

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The most fundamental type of cat flap, is just that. A piece of bendable material placed over a hole in a doorway to permit a cat to pass through, but keep out the elements. The vast majority of cat owners in Wotton-under-Edge would no doubt favour something a little more secure and weatherproof for an external door to their home, although this may be okay for a shed or outhouse door.

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As this solution allows other cats or animals to enter your house, it isn't at all recommended, although it can be improved on to some extent by holding the flap in position by adding a magnetic strip.

The next step up from the magnetic strip model are RF chip or infra-red, magnetically operated cat flaps. This requires that your cat wears a collar which has either a magnet, RF or IR chip encased in it. Subsequently, any animal that does not have a special collar cannot get into or leave your home. The fact that any other moggy in the neighbourhood who has a similar collar could perchance get into your house, is the downside with this still fairly basic kind of cat flap. Even these cat flaps can be improved to some extent with an RF cat flap and collar system offering a user programmed unique identifier.

Choosing a cat flap which can be operated by your cat's own micro-chip, is the next step-up in entry gadgets for felines. The microchip details are programmed into the memory of the battery powered cat flap (multiple entries can be made if you've got more than one cat). The flap is unfastened anytime your cat is in close proximity, only permitting entry or exit to pets that are microchipped.

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Being able to lock it in position is important no matter which cat flap you're buying. For added security, the majority of cat flaps feature a four way locking system these days. Which means it's got the capability to enable exit from your premises only, be fully locked, allow entrance into your property only, or be put in two way entry and exit mode. This offers full control over the functioning of your cat flap both during the day and throughout the night. The wherewithal to perform particular functions in accordance with the time of day, and based on yours and your cat's needs is also a possibility with some of the higher end brands of cat flap.

If you have a wood door in your property in Wotton-under-Edge, putting in a cat flap yourself should not be that hard. But, if you're hoping to install it in a reinforced uPVC door or in a double glazed window, you ought to seek outside assistance. This type of installation will require the attention of a professional, and there are specialist cat flap installers and skilled carpenters who are happy to accept such work.


Double Glazing Installations - If you call in a so-called "tradesman" who, while trying to fit your cat flap, starts to drill a hole in a double glazed panel, immediately send them packing. It isn't possible to fit a new cat flap into a double glazing window pane or door panel. Cutting into any sort of double glazing will damage its strength and security, as well as its thermal insulation properties. Actually, it renders your glazing unsound and it should not ever be attempted.

An experienced cat flap installer will take measurements of your current double glazing pane and have a local glazing firm knock up a new purpose made one. So your cat flap can be perfectly fitted into it, this new double glazed unit will be provided with a pre-cut hole as part of its structure. You may have a one or two week wait for this special pane to be produced, but if you need a cat flap fitted into an existing double glazed or patio door, this is the only way to accomplish it. After fabrication, the old glass will be removed, and the new one put in its place. It will now be possible to install and set up the new cat flap.

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External Wooden Doors - The most straightforward option for new cat flap installations in Wotton-under-Edge, as was stated earlier, are solid wood doors. If you're uncertain about making a hole in your back or 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 too expensive and is worth doing correctly, if getting your cat flap expertly installed provides you with that additional peace of mind.

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uPVC Door Panels - Cat flaps can in general be fitted into uPVC doors. Nonetheless, some uPVC door panels are lined with steel for added security, which can cause some problems. A one-piece door panel allows for simpler installation, so if you have a slatted type uPVC door panel, it might be more economical to swap the panel for a single panel model.

Wall Installation - If you don't wish to cut a hole in your doors, either for aesthetic or safety reasons, you could opt for a cat flap to be installed on an outside wall. This form of installment is certainly better left to an expert, because it calls for considerably more equipment and skill to execute. You'll find there are several choices for this kind of installation, including a straight through tunnel version, or a right angular (through pillar) adaption. A square shaped hole will need to be made through your wall, into which is inserted a metal or plastic, open ended square tube. A suitable cat flap is then installed on both sides of the hole.

Replacing Your Existing Cat Flap in Wotton-under-Edge - If you've already got a cat flat, but it is either damaged or not working correctly, the existing hole in your window, wall or door can still be used providing that the new cat flap is of an equivalent size. A competent cat flap installer in Wotton-under-Edge will be capable of removing the unwanted cat flap, and fit a new one in its place without damaging the surrounding door, window or wall.

Before attaching the new cat flap in a double glazed pane which has been pre-cut, making sure that the existing glass has been manufactured and installed accurately is essential. If it becomes obvious that this is not the case, and the previous owners have cut corners to install their cat flap, the pane will have to be removed and replaced to avoid any safety and security problems.


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In and around Wotton-under-Edge there are many different handyman contractors, specialist cat flap fitters and even glazing companies who provide cat flap fitting services for walls, windows or doors. It might be possible to ask neighbours and friends for recommendations in relation to finding a decent cat flap fitter. If they are happy to recommend somebody who they have used, you can be sure that you'll be happy as well.

If you can't find an installer through recommendation, always get at least three different quotations before coming to a final decision, and keep in mind that the cheapest may not always be the best. Ask about any warranties they may offer for their standard of workmanship and make sure that it's backed up in writing, in case something should go wrong.

If you take your time and pick a reliable Wotton-under-Edge cat flap specialist you will be rewarded with a quality product, that's professionally installed, and will give excellent service to you and your furry friend for many years to come. And all things considered - quality is the most important thing.

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Cat flaps can be fitted in Wotton-under-Edge and also in nearby places like: Synwell, Huntingford, Coombe, Wortley, Upper Wick, Bournstream, Lower Kilcott, Bowcott, Woodmancote, Hillesley, Charfield, Kinscote, North Nibley, Swinhay, Ozleworth, Alderley, Tortworth, Bradley Green, as well as in these postcodes GL12 7AL, GL12 7HD, GL12 7NP, GL12 7AD, GL12 7DF, GL12 7HL, GL12 8YR, GL12 7ER, GL12 7LQ, and GL12 7LJ. Locally based Wotton-under-Edge cat flap fitters will likely have the postcode GL12 and the dialling code 01453. Checking this out can ensure that you access a local cat flat fitter. Wotton-under-Edge residents will be able to utilise these and many other comparable services. To obtain cat flap installation price quotes, click on the "Quote" banner.

Are Cat Flaps Good for Cats?

Increased independence and freedom are among the benefits that cats can enjoy from using cat flaps. These small doors stimulate the natural curiosity and exploration instincts of your furry friends, allowing them to access the outdoors or other designated areas according to their own discretion.

By enabling cats to engage in regular exercise and mental stimulation, cat flaps contribute to their overall well-being. By eliminating the need to constantly open window or doors for their pets, cat flaps offer cat owners in Wotton-under-Edge a convenient solution. To ensure the cat's safety from potential outdoor dangers and prevent unwanted animals from entering the property, certain considerations should be made.

Also, cat flaps might not be appropriate for all cats, especially those with health problems or behavioural issues. The determination of a cat flap's suitability for a particular cat relies on the crucial supervision and evaluation of individual circumstances.

Wotton-under-Edge Cat Flap Installation Tasks

Wotton-under-Edge Cat Flap Installation Tasks

There are a number of different tasks that can be undertaken by your local Wotton-under-Edge cat flap fitter including electronic cat flap installation, 2-way cat flap installation, 4-way cat flap installation Wotton-under-Edge, the installation of cat flaps into conservatories in Wotton-under-Edge, cat flap security, cat flaps in metal doors Wotton-under-Edge, cutting out for a cat flap, cat flap accessories, cat flap repair, conservatory cat flap installation, the installation of infrared cat flaps into porches in Wotton-under-Edge, the installation of cat flaps into uPVC doors Wotton-under-Edge, pet flap installation, 2-way cat flaps Wotton-under-Edge, the installation of dog flaps, cat flap installation in glass doors, cat flaps in uPVC doors, the installation of electronic cat flaps into wooden doors, cat flap upgrades Wotton-under-Edge, cat flap installation in patio doors, cat flap draughtproofing, cat flap installation in doors, replacement cat flaps, Catmate cat flap installations, the fitting of cat flaps into double gazing, cat flap removal Wotton-under-Edge, and more. If there are other Wotton-under-Edge cat flap requirements that you want but don't see here, you can mention them on the QUOTE FORM provided. These are just a few of the duties that are carried out by those specialising in cat flaps. Wotton-under-Edge providers will inform you of their entire range of services.


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Also find: Synwell cat flap fitters, Hillesley cat flap fitters, Swinhay cat flap fitters, Woodmancote cat flap fitters, Charfield cat flap fitters, Lower Kilcott cat flap fitters, Upper Wick cat flap fitters, Bowcott cat flap fitters, Coombe cat flap fitters, Tortworth cat flap fitters, Alderley cat flap fitters, Huntingford cat flap fitters, Bradley Green cat flap fitters, Bournstream cat flap fitters, North Nibley cat flap fitters, Kinscote cat flap fitters, Wortley cat flap fitters, Ozleworth cat flap fitters and more. There are companies who install cat flaps in pretty much all of these villages and towns. When it comes to fitting your cat flap securely and correctly on your property, their skill and expertise is invaluable. With professional installation, you can be confident that your cat flap not only meets your furry friend's needs but also aligns with your home's safety and aesthetic requirements. Local cat owners can get cat flap installation estimates by going here.

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(This cat flap fitter Wotton-under-Edge information was edited and updated on 05-03-2024)

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