1. What are pet flaps in glass?
When you need a pet flap for your door or sidelight, and you have a fully glazed door then you will need to replace your existing double glazed unit with a double glazed unit with a hole cut-out for the pet flap to be installed.
2. What are the benefits of using a cat and dog pet flap in glass?
Many people are unaware that you can purchase a double-glazed unit with a pre-cut hole ready for a pet flap to be installed. This can be beneficial over ordering a whole new door or locating the pet flap in a less convenient place. The unit will come with our standard 10-year guarantee and can be made to any size.
Double glazed units with holes for pet flaps
are specialized insulated glass units designed to accommodate pet doors or flaps. These units offer a convenient and energy-efficient solution for pet owners who want to provide their pets with easy access to the outdoors while maintaining the benefits of double glazing. Here's what you need to know about double glazed units with pet flap holes:
Double glazed units with pet flap holes are typically customized to fit specific pet flap sizes and shapes. The holes are strategically cut into one of the glass panes to allow for the installation of the pet door.
2. Pet Access:
The pet flap hole allows your pets to move in and out of the house freely without the need for human intervention. It enables them to go outside for exercise, bathroom breaks, or simply enjoy the outdoors.
3. Energy Efficiency:
Despite having a hole for the pet flap, these units are designed to maintain the insulation properties of double glazing. The hole is sealed with a secure and energy-efficient frame, preventing drafts and heat loss from affecting the interior environment.
4. Pet Flap Options:
Pet owners can choose from various types of pet flaps, including manual flaps, magnetic flaps, or electronic flaps that can be triggered by a pet's collar. The type of pet flap can be selected based on your pet's size, activity level, and security needs.
Double glazed units with pet flaps offer increased safety for pets compared to leaving doors open. They allow pets to access the outdoors while keeping them protected from potential dangers, such as traffic or predators.
Pet flaps in double glazed units can come with secure locking mechanisms to prevent unwanted entry when the pet is inside or to limit access during certain hours.
7. Easy Installation:
Professional installers will fit the pet flap securely into the double glazed unit without compromising its energy efficiency or structural integrity.
8. Suitable for Various Pets:
Double glazed units with pet flaps are suitable for a wide range of pets, including dogs, cats, and smaller animals like rabbits.
Before installing a pet flap in a double glazed unit, it's essential to consult with a reputable glass manufacturer or glazing professional. They can provide guidance on the best placement, size, and type of pet flap suitable for your specific needs. Additionally, ensure that the installation is done correctly to maintain the unit's performance and warranty. With proper installation, double glazed units with pet flaps offer a great balance of convenience, energy efficiency, and safety for both you and your furry friends.