Cat Flap Fitter Aughton

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Cat Flap Fitter Aughton Lancashire (L39): The installation of a cat flap to an exterior wall or door in your property in Aughton, will enable it to live a happy life and enjoy it's own bit of independence and freedom. Cats are just like humans in a lot of ways, and will frequently start to show signs of irritability and frustration if kept indoors for long periods of time. When your cat is granted instant access to the great outdoors by means of a cat flap, there's a far better chance of it staying both physically and mentally fit and healthy. If this seems like a good idea to you, what kind of cat flap should you install?

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A cat flap at its most fundamental is just that. A hole is cut into an external door and a bendable material is hung over it to give protection from the elements. Though this could be suitable for a garden fence panel or outhouse door, most cat owners in Aughton would prefer something a bit more secure and weatherproof for a main door to their house.

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This basic model is still far from ideal because it allows other cats or creatures a means by which to enter your house, however it can be slightly improved upon with the addition of magnetic strips to keep the flap in place.

Magnetically controlled, infra-red or RF chip designs of cat flap, are a step up from the magnetic strip variation. With these, either a magnet, IR or RF chip will be fitted into your cat's collar. No animal is going to be able to get into or leave your property unless it's fitted with one of these special collars. Once again this is a pretty simple type of cat flap, as any other moggy in the area that's got a similar model of collar may be able to access your house. Even these cat flaps can be improved to some degree with an RF cat flap/collar system offering an owner programmed unique identifier.

The next step-up in feline entrance security is to choose the type of cat flap which identifies your pet's micro-chip. You need to enter the unique number of your cat's microchip into the memory the cat flap (which is powered by batteries), and if you have more than one pet it will take multiple entries. Exit and entry can only be accomplished by micro-chipped pets, and the flap will be unlocked when you cat is close by.

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When you're purchasing a cat flap, you should make certain that it's of a type that can be locked into position. Most cat flaps sold nowadays have a 4-way locking system. This allows your cat flap to be locked fully, enable exit only, permit only entrance into your premises, or have two way entry and exit capability. This will provide you with options for all times of day and night, to control precisely how your cat flap operates. The ability to perform specific functions in accordance with the time of day, and in keeping with yours and your cat's needs is also an option with some of the higher end models of cat flap.

Putting in a cat flap by yourself can be pretty simple if you have a solid timber door on your Aughton house, and decent do-it-yourself skills. But, if you're hoping to fit it in a double glazed window or in a reinforced PVC door, you need to ask for outside assistance. These situations require the skills and expertise of a professional cat flap fitter or carpenter, who will have all the knowledge and equipment for this sort of installation project.


Double Glazing Installation - If your new cat flap needs to be fitted into a double glazing door or window panel, and your hired "tradesman" attempts to drill a hole in it, stop them straight away and show them the gate. New cat flaps cannot be mounted into existing double glazed doors or window panels. Making holes in the double glazing destroys not simply the security and strength of the glazing, but it compromises the thermal insulation attributes too. It should in no circumstances be attempted and renders your double glazing unsound.

It will be necessary to obtain a new double glazing panel made specially for this purpose by a glazing company, and your local Aughton cat flap fitter will take the measurements of your existing panel and put in an order for the new one. As an integral part of its structure this new double glazed unit will have a pre-cut hole, which your cat flap can be fitted nicely into. This is the only way to install a cat flap into an existing double glazed or patio door, even though it might take a week or more to manufacture. After fabrication, the old glass unit can be taken out, and the new one put in. The installation of the cat flap can then be completed.

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External Wooden Doors - The least complicated alternative for new cat flap installations in Aughton, as was mentioned previously, are solid wood door panels. It is generally wise to employ the expert services of a competent handyman or cat flap fitter, if you're at all dubious about making a hole in your back or front door. This kind of project will not be too costly and is worthwhile doing properly, if getting your cat flap professionally installed gives you that additional reassurance.

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uPVC Door Panels - It is perfectly possible to install a cat flap into a uPVC door. You'll need to determine what the internal construction of you door actually is, since for added security some uPVC door panels are made with a steel lining. The simplest type of installation is in doors having a single panel, subsequently if you have a uPVC door with slatted vertical panels, it might be cheaper and easier overall to replace the slats with a one-piece panel.

Wall Installation - If, for safety or aesthetic reasons, you do not want to have a hole cut into a door, you could always decide to install a cat flap into an outside wall of your property. This kind of installation is undoubtedly better left to an expert, because it calls for far more skill and equipment to execute. You'll find there are a number of possibilities for this type of installation, including a straight through tunnel version, or a right angular (through pillar) configuration. With this kind of installation a plastic or metal, open ended square insert is fitted into a square shaped hole made into your selected wall. The cat flap you have chosen can then be attached at either end to permit your furry friend to come and go as it pleases.

Replacing an Existing Cat Flap in Aughton - If you already have a cat flap fitted on a wall, window or door, but it is damaged or not functioning correctly, the existing hole can, with a little luck, be re-used for the installation of a replacement. You local cat flap fitter will remove the old cat flap, without harming the surrounding door, wall or window, and fit a new flap for your cat.

If the replacement cat flap is being installed in a pre-cut hole in a double glazing panel, you must make certain that the existing glass has been manufactured, cut and installed accurately. The glass pane must be removed and replaced with a new one to avoid any safety and security issues, if it becomes obvious that this isn't the case and corners were cut during the original installation.


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There are a number of professional cat flap installers, handyman contractors and even local glazing firms in the Aughton area, that provide cat flap installation through whatever door or fabrication you require. There are a variety of ways to track down a good cat flap fitter, and few are more reliable than asking friends and relations. You can be fairly certain that if they've been prepared to recommend someone who's carried out work for them, you'll get a much similar service.

If you can't find an installer through personal recommendations, always acquire 2 or 3 different quotations before coming to a final decision, and remember that cheapest is often not best. See if you can get written warranties for the quality of their workmanship, so that if things do go wrong you've got some recourse.

If you take care and pick a trustworthy Aughton cat flap fitter you'll be rewarded with a top quality product, that is installed professionally, and will serve yourself and your furry friend for many years to come. And at the end of the day - quality is the most important thing.

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Cat flaps can be fitted in Aughton and also in: Clieves Hill, Holt Green, Bickerstaffe, Melling, Bowkers Green, Lydiate, Downholland, Ince Blundell, Altcar, Bangors Green, Aughton Park, Town Green, Sefton, Halsall, as well as in these postcodes L39 6SB, L39 6TJ, L31 1AU, L39 6SD, L39 6TG, L39 6SJ, L39 6SA, L31 4DG, L39 6SW, L39 7HJ. Locally based Aughton cat flap installers will likely have the telephone code 01695 and the postcode L39. Checking this will make sure that you're accessing a local cat flat fitter. Aughton homeowners will be able to utilise these and many other comparable services.

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In the Lancashire area you can additionally find: Hoddlesden cat flap fitters, Upholland cat flap fitter, Heskin cat flap installation, Ightenhill cat flap fitter, Catterall cat flap installation, Warton cat flap fitter, Ribchester cat flap installation, Great Eccleston cat flap installation, Mellor cat flap fitter, Clayton le Dale cat flaps, Worsthorne cat flap installers, Ribchester cat flap fitters, Kelbrook cat flap fitters, Walton le Dale cat flap fitters, Waterfoot cat flap installers, Brinscall cat flaps, Heath Charnock cat flap installers, Whalley cat flaps, Great Eccleston cat flap fitter, Ellel cat flap installers, Cliviger cat flaps, Briercliffe cat flap fitters, Singleton cat flap installation, Langho cat flap fitter, Chipping cat flap installers, Grimsargh cat flaps, Whittingham cat flaps, Charnock Richard cat flap fitters, Myerscough cat flap fitter, Foulridge cat flaps, Chatburn cat flap fitters.

Over the length and breadth of Lancashire there are people and companies who can help you with your cat flap installation, you should certainly be able to uncover someone close by, even if you're unable to find someone suitable in Aughton itself.

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Aughton Cat Flap Installation Tasks

There are a number of different tasks that can be conducted by your local Aughton cat flap fitter including cat flaps in patio doors, cheap cat flaps, pet flap installations, the fitting of magnetic cat flaps into uPVC doors in Aughton, the installation of infrared cat flaps into French doors, cat flap installation in walls, the installation of microchip cat flaps into metal skinned doors, magnetic cat flap installation, cat flap installation in uPVC doors, cat flaps in metal doors Aughton, automatic cat flap installations Aughton, microchip cat flaps Aughton, small cat flaps, 2-way cat flaps Aughton, electronic cat flap installation, cutting out for a cat flap, large cat flaps, the fitting of infrared cat flaps into porches, cat flap repair, cat flap installation in doors, the fitting of cat flaps into wooden doors, Staywell cat flap installations, 2-way cat flap installation in Aughton, cat flap removal, the fitting of microchip cat flaps into single glazing, and lots more. If there are other Aughton cat flap requirements that you need but don't see here, you should list them on the QUOTE FORM provided. Listed are just a selection of the tasks that are handled by people specialising in cat flaps. Aughton specialists will be happy to inform you of their entire range of cat flap installation services.


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Also find: Downholland cat flap fitters, Lydiate cat flap fitters, Bowkers Green cat flap fitters, Melling cat flap fitters, Ince Blundell cat flap fitters, Clieves Hill cat flap fitters, Sefton cat flap fitters, Holt Green cat flap fitters, Bickerstaffe cat flap fitters, Aughton Park cat flap fitters, Bangors Green cat flap fitters, Halsall cat flap fitters, Town Green cat flap fitters, Altcar cat flap installation services and more. The majority of these towns and villages are catered for by cat flap fitters. Aughton residents can get cat flap installation estimates by going here.

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In Brookfield Lane, Molyneux Road, Granville Park, Hill Rise View, Cygnet Close, School Close, Bowker's Green Lane, Holborn Hill, Delph Park Avenue, Church View, Sherwood Avenue, Orchard View, Old Rectory Green, Delph Common Road, Carmel Close, Croft Heys, Quarry Drive, Cromwell Close, Rothwell Drive, Liverpool Road, St Michael Road, Convent Close, Sefton Gardens, Middlewood Close, as well as these local Aughton postcodes: L39 6SB, L39 6TJ, L31 1AU, L39 6SD, L39 6TG, L39 6SJ, L39 6SA, L31 4DG, L39 6SW, L39 7HJ, homeowners have recently needed cat flap installation. Work was conducted in these locations by an expert cat flap fitter. Aughton business and home owners received competent and top notch cat flap installation services.

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(This cat flap fitter Aughton article was updated on 12-05-2023)