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Cat Flap Fitter Annitsford Tyne and Wear (NE23): To provide your cat with the freedom and independence it needs to live a happy life, you could install a cat flap to an external wall or door in your Annitsford house. Cats tend to get crabby and irritated when constantly kept indoors, and not able to roam. When permitted instant access to the world outside with a cat flap, your pet has a far better chance of staying healthy and well. So, you think it's a great idea, but what is best sort of cat flap for your beloved pet?

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The most straightforward kind of cat flap, is simply that. A hole is cut into an external door and a flexible material is hung over it to offer some protection from the weather. Obviously, this is very basic, and will rarely adequate for most Annitsford cat owners, who would prefer something a bit more weatherproof and secure for an external door to their house, although it might be okay for a shed or outhouse door.

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This standard design is still a long way from being ideal as it allows other creatures or cats to enter your house, however it can be improved on with the addition of a magnetic strip to hold the flap in place.

Magnetically operated, infra-red or RF chip styles of cat flap, are the next step up from the magnetic strip version. With these, either a magnet, IR or RF chip will be enclosed in your cat's collar. This means that any animal that hasn't got one of these special collars cannot get into or leave your house. Once again this is a pretty simple kind of cat flap, as any other moggy in the Annitsford area that's got a similar model of collar can access your property. An upgrade to this equipment is an RF cat flap/collar system which offers a unique identifier which can be programmed by the cat's owner.

Installing a cat flap which can be operated by your pet's own microchip, is the next level in access devices for felines. The number of your cat's microchip is programmed into the cat flap's memory (multiple entries can be made if you have more than one pet). Entry and exit are only possible for microchipped animals, and the flap is unfastened when you cat is in the vicinity.

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Whenever you're purchasing a cat flap, you should ensure that it is of a type that can be locked. Nowadays, nearly all cat flaps available on the market have a four way locking mechanism for added security. Which means that it's got the capability to be locked fully, enable only exit from your home, enable admittance into your house only, or be put in two-way entry and exit mode. This gives you options for all times of day and night, to control how your cat flap operates. Based on your cat's and your needs, there is even the option to perform different functions according to the time of day, with a few of the more expensive devices.

Putting in a cat flap yourself can be fairly straightforward if you have a solid timber door, and decent DIY skills. But, if you are looking to fit it in a double glazed window or in a reinforced PVC door, you ought to seek outside help. These situations call for the expertise and skills of a professional cat flap fitter or odd job man, who is certain to have have all the knowledge and equipment for this sort of installation.


Double Glazing Installation - If your new cat flap has to be mounted on a double glazed panel, and your chosen "tradesman" tries to drill a hole in it, stop the work immediately and give them their walking orders. New cat flaps can't be mounted into pre-existing double glazed window or door panels. Any kind of double glazed unit will be ruined by cutting or drilling into it, and will damage its security, strength and insulating attributes. In fact, it renders the glazing unsound and it should not ever be attempted.

A specialist cat flap installer will take the measurements of the existing double glazed unit and have a glazing firm knock up a new one. This new glazed pane will have a pre-cut hole as a part of its construction where your cat flap can be installed. This can take a week or two to produce, but it is really the only way to fit a cat flap in a pre-existing patio or double glazed door. When your new pane of glass shows up, the fitter will remove the old unit, and exchange it for the new "cat flap ready" one. The installing of your cat flap will then be carried out.

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Exterior Wooden Doors - As mentioned earlier in this article, wooden doors are the least complicated option with regards to installing a new cat flap on your house in Annitsford. If you are uncomfortable with creating a hole in your front door, it's wise to call in a specialist to complete the task for you. This sort of project will not be too expensive and is worth doing properly, if getting your cat flap installed by a professional offers you that added peace of mind.

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uPVC Door Panels - It is perfectly possible to install a cat flap into a uPVC door. Having said that, certain uPVC door panels have a steel lining for extra security, which might cause issues. The models of door with a one-piece panel are the simplest for installing cat flaps, so if yours has got a slatted type panel, it might be easier to replace this with a single pane.

Wall Installation - If, for aesthetic or security reasons, you don't wish to have a hole cut into a door, you could decide to install your cat flap into an outside wall of your house. This form of installation is definitely better left to a professional, since it calls for far more equipment and skill to execute. You can opt for a straightforward tunnel style, or perhaps a right angled version which permits access via a pillar. A square hole will be made through your selected wall, into which is inserted a metal or plastic, square open ended tube. The cat flap you have chosen can then be attached at either end to allow your feline friend to enter and exit as it pleases.

Replacing an Existing Cat Flap in Annitsford - If you already have a cat flat, but it is either damaged or not working correctly, the current hole in your window, wall or door can be fitted with a replacement as long as the new cat flap is of a similar size. Your cat flap fitter will remove the old cat flap, without damaging the surrounding wall, door or window, and install a new flap in its place for your cat.

If the substitute cat flap is to be mounted into a pre-cut hole in double glazing, you must check that the glass has been fabricated, cut and installed in the right way. The panel will need to be taken out and replaced with a new one to avoid any security and safety problems, if you discover this is not the case and corners were cut in the previous installation.


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Whether you'd like your cat flap mounted on a wall, door or window, you will find that there are plenty of specialist cat flap fitters, handyman contractors and even local glazing suppliers in and around Annitsford who'll be able to oblige. There are several ways to find a trustworthy cat flap installer, and few are more reliable than asking neighbours and friends. If they are prepared to recommend someone who they have used, you can be sure that you'll be happy as well.

Where a personal recommendation isn't feasible, get three or four quotes from local Annitsford handymen. Study these price quotes carefully and do not always go with the cheapest offer, as this will often not be the best of the bunch. Check whether they provide any warranties for their standard of workmanship, so that you've got some recourse if something does happen to go wrong when the work is carried out.

A professional cat flap installation contractor in Annitsford will supply you with a good quality product, skillfully fitted, and one which will last you, and your pussy-cat, for many years.

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Cat flaps can be installed in Annitsford and also in nearby places like: Shotton, Brenkley, East Holywell, Wideopen, Burradon, Hazlerigg, Brunswick Village, Backworth, Earsdon, West Holywell, Camperdown, Seghill, North Gosforth, as well as in these postcodes NE23 7AL, NE23 7RB, NE23 7RJ, NE23 7AW, NE23 7RQ, NE23 7AZ, NE23 7QX, NE23 7BA, NE23 7AX, and NE23 7RA. Locally based Annitsford cat flap installers will most likely have the postcode NE23 and the telephone dialling code 0191. Checking this can confirm that you access a locally based cat flat fitter. Homeowners in the Annitsford area will be able to benefit from these and many other similar services. To obtain estimates for cat flap installation, you can click on the "Quote" banner.

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Cat flap weatherproofing is hugely important in safeguarding the safety and comfort of outdoor and indoor cats. A warm and dry environment for both the feline and the occupants is achieved by a properly weatherproofed cat flap, preventing wind, cold draughts and rain from seeping into the house. Cat flaps with superior quality seals and insulating materials form a tight barrier against the elements. Additionally, think about installing a weatherproof tunnel extension to shield the entryway from harsh climatic conditions. Regular maintenance, such as checking seals for damage and deterioration, will ensure the cat flap remains effective in providing a weather-protected and cozy space for your furry friend. (51847 - Cat Flap Weatherproofing Annitsford)

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Also find: Shotton cat flap fitters, Brenkley cat flap fitters, West Holywell cat flap fitters, North Gosforth cat flap fitters, Wideopen cat flap fitters, Earsdon cat flap fitters, Backworth cat flap fitters, Camperdown cat flap fitters, Hazlerigg cat flap fitters, Seghill cat flap fitters, East Holywell cat flap fitters, Brunswick Village cat flap fitters, Burradon cat flap fitters and more. Companies who install cat flaps can be found in almost all of these towns and localities. Their skill and expertise is invaluable when it comes to making certain that your cat flap is securely and correctly installed on your home. By going with professional installation, you can be assured that your cat flap will meet your furry friend's requirements and also match your home's safety and aesthetic criteria. By clicking here, local residents can obtain cat flap installation quotes. So, why not get cracking with your cat flap installation right away!

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